Lowly, meek, merciful, careful to restore the laws of Christianity and the Church, unwearied in establishing the same by his word and by his writings, St. Isidore shone in all graces. He founded monasteries and colleges. He himself taught in the latter.
Thou hast made him a little lower than the angels. Thou hast crowned him with glory and honor, and madest him to have dominion over the works of Thine hands. — Matins: Psalm 8
The Imitation of Christ
Dart forth Thy lightning, and disperse them: shoot Thy arrows and let all the phantoms of the enemy be put to flight.
St. Isidore was a bishop, during which time he wrote a book on what a bishop should be and how he should live, all of which the saint himself practiced.
When you write your English today, or when you chance to say that you feel you owe so much to your good parents and to your school, just check up on yourself, and see how much of that you really mean. Actions speak much louder than words.
If to do were as easy as to know what to do, we had long since become saints.