I come without five lire. I want to leave without five lire.
On being appointed as Bishop of Vittorio Veneto (December 1958), Luciani declined gifts offered to him by the priests of the diocese; as quoted in In God's Name (1984) by David Yallop, p. 44
I am at best on the C list for Pope.Pope John Paul I
Yesterday, a funny thing happened to me on my way to the Conclave.Pope John Paul I
We wish to continue in following up the legacy of the Second Vatican Council whose wise regulations have still to be led to their fulfilment, being careful that a push, generous perhaps, but unduly timed, does not detract from the content and meaning of the council, and on the other hand being careful and reined and timid efforts do not slow up the magnificent drive of renewal and of life.Pope John Paul I
Even the young are killing each other.Pope John Paul I