Dorothy Day Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Dorothy Day quotes, Dorothy Day sayings, and Dorothy Day proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

I believe that we must reach our brother, never toning down our fundamental oppositions, but meeting him when he asks to be met, with a reason for the faith that is in us, as well as with a loving sympathy for them a brothers. Dorothy Day
The best things to do with the best things in life is to give them away Dorothy Day
We have all known the long loneliness and we have learned that the only solution is love and that love comes with community. Dorothy Day
Food for the body is not enough. There must be food for the soul. Dorothy Day
We plant seeds that will flower as results in our lives, so best to remove the weeds of anger, avarice, envy and doubt, that peace and abundance may manifest for all. Dorothy Day
Life itself is a haphazard, untidy, messy affair. Dorothy Day
Food for the body is not enough. There must be food for the soul. Dorothy Day
Knitting is very conducive to thought. It is nice to knit a while, put down the needles, write a while, then take up the sock again. Dorothy Day
Most of our life is unimportant, filled with trivial things from morning till night. But when it is transformed by love it is of interest even to the angels. Dorothy Day
We must always aim for the impossible; if we lower our goal, we also diminish our effort. Dorothy Day
Knitting is very conducive to thought. It is nice to knit a while, put down the needles, write a while, then take up the sock again. Dorothy Day
You will know your vocation by the joy that it brings you. You will know. You will know when it's right. Dorothy Day
They cannot see that we must lay one brick at a time, take one step at a time. Dorothy Day
Knitting is very conducive to thought. It is nice to knit a while, put down the needles, write a while, then take up the sock again. Dorothy Day
These powerless people at the bottom are the ones with whom we must begin. They must have the insight and the knowledge to work together and recognise that they are on the right track. Dorothy Day
Food for the body is not enough. There must be food for the soul. Dorothy Day
The legal battle against segregation is won, but the community battle goes on. Dorothy Day
Love casts out fear, but we have to get over the fear in order to get close enough to love them. Dorothy Day