Best 650 of Saint quotes - MyQuotes
William A. Dembski
This is really an opportunity to mobilize a new generation of scholars and pastors not just to equip the saints but also to engage the culture and reclaim it for Christ. That's really what is driving me.
There is but one Church in which men find salvation, just as outside the ark of Noah it was not possible for anyone to be saved.
Try to acquire the virtues you believe lacking in your brothers. Then you will no longer see their defects, for you will no longer have them yourself.
Sanctity has to do with gratitude. To be a saint is to be fueled by gratitude, nothing more and nothing less.
My grandmother would croon over every scrap of meat on a sparerib like a medieval relic hunter musing on the knucklebone of a saint.
He lived like a devil and died like a saint
Intelligence is an angel. Virtue is a saint. Courage is a hero. Love is God.
The religion of nonviolence is not meant merely for therishis and saints.
You can’t do this,’ I said, though I had nothing whatsoever to back up my statement. ‘Why not? I seem to have an army behind me.’ ‘We have a Saint,’ Brasti said, pointing at Kest. ‘Your Saint seems to be unconscious,’ the Duke replied.
An absolute monarch, who is rich without patrimony, may be charitable without merit; and Constantine too easily believed that he should purchase the favour of Heaven if he maintained the idle at the expense of the industrious, and distributed among the saints the wealth of the republic.
If the road to social transformation can be paved only by saints who never make mistakes, the road will NEVER be built.
And if ye cannot be saints of knowledge, then, I pray you, be at least its warriors. They are the companions and forerunners of such saintship.
Charles Caleb Colton
Some reputed saints that have been canonized ought to have been cannonaded.
Aiden Wilson Tozer
God will not hold us responsible to understand the mysteries of election, predestination, and the divine sovereignty. The best and safest way to deal with these truths is to raise our eyes to God and in deepest reverence say, "0 Lord, Thou knowest." Those things belong to the deep and mysterious Profound of God's omniscience. Prying into them may make theologians, but it will never make saints.
A bad man is worse when he pretends to be a saint.
Emile M. Cioran
If a man has not, by the time he is thirty, yielded to the fascination of every form of extremism—I don't know whether he is to be admired or scorned, regarded as a saint or a corpse.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
If we tire of the saints, Shakspeare is our city of refuge.
One day, through the Rosary and the Scapular, Our Lady will save the world.
Its you itself your Saint, when you are High.
Rose Philippine Duchesne
The dear Lord has favored us with a share of His cross. The greatest and undoubtedly the hardest to bear is the lack of success in our work here. If a saint had been in charge, all would have gone well.
The worst of madmen is a saint run mad.
God's training ground, where the missionary weapons are found, is the hidden, personal, worshiping life of the saint.
I've already bought another house in Tangier and the one in Deauville has been for sale for some time. As for Yves's Saint Laurent apartment, it is being sold because he's dead. But I won't be furnishing my home from Ikea.
A saint is simply a human being whose soul has ... grown up to its full stature, by full and generous response to its environment, God. He has achieved a deeper, bigger life than the rest of us, a more wonderful contact with the mysteries of the Universe; a life of infinite possibility, the term of which he never feels that he has reached.
My father was a statesman, I'm a political woman. My father was a saint. I'm not.
Samael Aun Weor
In order to walk the path of the edge of the penknife the patience of the Saint Job is needed. In order to walk the path of the edge of the penknife the tenacity of the well tempered steel is needed.
An industrious sinner I much prefer to a lazy saint.
When you master the past, you are a scholar. When you master the present, you are a saint. When you master the future, you are a sage.
Where sin was hatch'd, let tears now wash the nest, Where life was lost, recover life with cries.
The Divine has created this moment in time. It is a very powerful moment, where there is only one way and that way is that you completely let go. Completely let go of what is known, what is safe, and move into the space of beauty.
This world and the world to come are two enemies. We cannot therefore be friends to both; but we must decide which we will forsake and which we will enjoy.
When we understand that Peace is a state of mind we understand true Peace.
We are the nation's watchmen, no other people collectively love the Constitution and honor it and hold it as a divinely inspired document as do the Latter-day Saints.
The Saints come, as human as a mouth, with a bag of God in their backs, like a hunchback, they come, they come marching in.
My wife is a saint. She's Gandhi. She walks around in diapers and won't eat.
The saints, many of them women, warred with themselves as well as God. The body has its own animal urges, just as there are attractions and repulsions in sex that modern liberalism cannot face.
Service to the poor - the helpless - is the real service to God - it is the real worship of the Almighty. And this very worship is the highest form of practical holiness.
Over the last 2,000 years, 10,000 saints have been named, among them, 78 popes. At the time of his death, Pope John Paul II had the distinction of naming 482 saints, more than all of his predecessors combined.
Saint Francis De Sales
Make yourself familiar with the angels and behold them frequently in spirit; for without being seen, they are present with you.
To redeem creation the saint wages war on the entire fabric of creation, with the bare weapons of truth and love.
Pope Benedict Xvi
A good school provides a rounded education for the whole person. And a good Catholic school, over and above this, should help all its students to become saints.
Help from a sinner is better than sympathy from a saint.
If you embrace all things in this life as coming from the hands of God, and even embrace death to fulfill His holy will, assuredly you will die a saint.
I've got some good saints out there - that's right - that pray for me constantly. You've gotta have that! You do.
If, then, you are looking for the way by which you should go, take Christ, because He Himself is the way.
We can love an honest rogue, but what is more offensive than a false saint?
I say, if you want to enjoy exquisitely, become a Latter-day Saint, and then live the doctrine of Jesus Christ.
But I replied that what made being alive almost worthwhile for me, besides music, was all the saints I met, who could be anywhere. By saints I meant people who behaved decently in a strikingly indecent society.
The sinless One took on the face of a sinner so that we sinners could take on the face of a saint.
If someone knows from experience that daily Communion increases fervor without lessening reverence, then let him go every day. But if someone finds that reverence is lessened and devotion not much increased, then let him sometimes abstain, so as to draw near afterwards with better dispositions.