St Antony the Great

Sayings of the Desert Fathers

A man may seem to be silent, but if his heart is condemning others, he is babbling ceaselessly. But there may be another who talks from morning till night and yet he is truly silent, that is, he says nothing that is not profitable.
Saint Antony Coptic Orthodox Monastery
Whoever desires to come after Me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow Me. (Mk 8:34)