To honour a saint you have to imitate a saint.
- John Chrysostom
...we who plague people with words are many nowadays, while those who teach or are taught by actions are very few.
- Maximus the Confessor
If I study [a theologian] solely from a theoretical point of view, I may succeed in generating true statements, but I myself shall remain far from the truth that those statements describe.
- Fr Maximos of Simonopetra