Quotes of Baptized

“ When soldiers have been baptized in the fire of a battle-field, they have all one rank in my eyes. ”

- Napoleon Bonaparte

“ Then came also publicans to be baptized, and said unto him, Master, what shall we do? / And he said unto them, Exact no more than that which is appointed you. ”

- Bible

“ Then went out to him Jerusalem, and all Judaea, and all the region round about Jordan, / And were baptized of him in Jordan, confessing their sins. ”

- Bible

“ Regardless of danger, I must make known the gift of God. Without fear I must spread everywhere the name of God, so that after my death I may leave a bequest to those brethren and sons whom I have baptized in the Lord. ”

- St. Patrick

“ To be the first person baptized with the new water was seen as a significant act of Providence. I have always been filled with thanksgiving for having had my life immersed in this way in the Easter Mystery… the more I reflect on it, the more this seems fitting for the nature of our human life: we are still waiting for Easter; we are not yet standing in the full light but walking toward it full of trust. ”

- Joseph Ratzinger
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