"Joyfully proclaim to everyone the Word of God that you yourself have accepted. Contemplate the law of the Lord. Be sure that you understand in faith what you read in the Holy Scriptures; proclaim what you believe and fulfill with your life what you proclaim.
Your teaching should be nourishment for God's people and your life joy for the faithful in Christ. In this way you will edify the house, which is the church of God, with your words and example."
From a sermon by Bishop Reinhard Lettmann at a priestly ordination
"A piece of art or a real thing is beautiful when its internal essence and significance is perfectly reflected in its being. This is the actuality of beauty."