About the wonders of the Italian Fathers
Of course, in the study of Scripture it is found how virtue is to be acquired and preserved, but from the story of miracles we know how, once acquired and preserved, it is brought to light. There are some who elevate examples to the love of the heavenly homeland rather than sermons. Most of the time, indeed, in the soul of the listener, the help through the examples of the Fathers becomes double, because, on the one hand, the soul is ignited by the love for the life that will come by comparison with the life here of its forerunners. , and on the other hand, if he thinks he is worth something, after learning about other better things, he humbles himself.
Saint Gregory the Great, Dialogues, Book I
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