St. Isidore of Pelusium: Just as the fishermen hide the hook with bait . . .

Icon of St. Isidore of PelusiumJust as the fishermen hide the hook with bait and covertly hook the fish, similarly, the crafty allies of the heresies cover their evil teachings and corrupt understanding with pietism and hook the more simple, bringing them to spiritual death.

+ St. Isidore of Pelusium (Letter to Timothy the Reader, PG, 78:252)