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    No one heals himself by wounding another.

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    No one has ever been accused for not providing ornaments, but for those who neglect their neighbour a hell awaits with an inextinguishable fire and torment in the company of the demons. Do not, therefore, adorn the church and ignore your afflicted brother, for he is the most precious temple of all.

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    No one could really hate a saint, could they? They can't really hate God either. When they want to Hate Him and His saints they have to find something like themselves and pretends it's God and hate that.

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    Not what we think, but what we do, / Makes saints of us: all stiff and cold, / The outlines of the corpse show through / The cloth of gold.

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    No silver saints, by dying misers giv'n, Here brib'd the rage of ill-requited heav'n; But such plain roofs as Piety could raise, And only vocal with the Maker's praise.

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    ..nothing in your past can change how I feel about you. And God knows I’m no saint.

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    Now I see that God prefers to work through intermediaries - Mary and the saints. . . He wants us to pray through Mary and not only directly.

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    Of course, this has its good side as well as its bad one. As we become permanent drunkards by so may separate drinks, so we become saints in the moral, and authorities and experts in the practical and scientific spheres, by so many separate acts and hours of work. Let no youth have any anxiety about the upshot of his education, whatever the line of it may be. If he keep faithfully busy each hour of the working day, he may safely leave the final result to itself.

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    Obedience to Truth is obedience to Love.

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    One cannot become a saint when one works sixteen hours a day.

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    O my God, how happy should I be to hear from Thy lips those words which Thou didst once address to Saint Thomas of Aquin: Thou hast spoken well of Me, Pierre!

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    Of the 417 commandments, only a single one of the 417 has found ministerial obedience; multiply and replenish the earth. To it sinner & saint, scholar & ignoramus, Christian & savage are alike loyal.

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    One day, through the Rosary and the Scapular, Our Lady will save the world.

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    On Saint Paul, he's probably one of the best theologians of all time, but I don't believe that some of his teachings are appropriate today.

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    Only the saints would joke so about the gods, because it was either joke or scream, and they alone knew it was all the same to the gods.

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    Only saints can save the world. And only our own sins can stop us from being saints.

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    Our greatest gain is to lose the wealth that is of such brief duration and, by comparison with eternal things, of such little worth; yet we get upset about it and our gain turns to loss.

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    On the whole, I am on the side of the unregenerate who affirms the worth of life as an end in itself, as against the saints who deny it.

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    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.

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    Paris. City of love. City of dreams. City of splendor. City of saints and scholars. City of gaiety. Sink of iniquity.

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    O, Thou hast damnable iteration; and art, indeed, able to corrupt a saint.

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    Peace and union are the most necessary of all things for men who live in common, and nothing serves so well to establish and maintain these as the forbearing charity whereby we put up with one another's defects.

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    Personally, I like to start my day off as a Saint and graduate to my Sinner self!

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    Perhaps the first photograph ever taken, Niépce's view of the rooftops over Saint-Loup-de-Varennes, was a truly pure photograph. The second one he took, he was already comparing nature to the first photograph he had taken.

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    Prayer breaks all bars, dissolves all chains, opens all prisons, and widens all straits by which God's saints have been held.

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    Pray to Saint Philomena, What ever you ask from her, She will obtain for you.

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    People have forgotten what the human touch is, what it is to smile, for somebody to smile at them, somebody to recognize them, somebody to wish them well. The terrible thing is to be unwanted.

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    Power and courtly influence form an intoxicating draught even when raised to the lips of an ascetic and a saint.

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    Revival is simply New Testament Christianity, the saints going back to normal.

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    President Lorenzo Snow declared that it is "the grand privilege of every Latter-day Saint . . . to have the manifestations of the spirit every day of our lives.

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    Remember, Monsieur, that Saint Augustine says that a person who does not obey the doctors is doing his best to kill himself.

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    Sainthood emerges when you can listen to someone's tale of woe and not respond with a description of your own.

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    Saintliness is also a temptation.

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    Sainthood is acceptable only in saints.

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    Saint Luke was a Saint and a Physitian, yet is dead.

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    Saints are only sinners who keep trying.

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    Saints and sages are still alive. Great masters are still operating. It is up to you to find where they are.

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    Saints love all beings. They love even those who attempt to harm them.

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    Saint John Paul II, pray for us and especially for our youth.

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    Saints are people who belong fully to God. They are not afraid of being mocked, misunderstood or marginalized.

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    Saints are what they are not because their sanctity makes them admirable to others, but because the gift of sainthood makes it possible for them to admire everyone else.

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    Saints cannot exist without a community, as they require, like all of us, nurturance by a people who, while often unfaithful, preserve the habits necessary to learn the story of God.

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    Saints are described as fearing the name of God; they are reverent worshippers; they stand in awe of the Lord's authority; they are afraid of offending Him; they feel their own nothingness in the sight of the Infinite One.

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    Saints should always be judged guilty until they are proved innocent.

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    Saint Teresa, as the Roman Rota attests, never fell into any mortal sin; but still Our Lord showed her the place prepared for her in Hell; not because she deserved Hell, but because, had she not risen from the state of lukewarmness in which she lived, she would in the end have lost the grace of God and been damned.

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    Saint: A dead sinner revised and edited.

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    Sainthood's piety is made, refined, perfected, by prayer. The gospel moves with slow and timid pace when the saints are not at their prayers early and late and long.

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    Saints can spring from any soil.

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    Saints should always be judged guilty until they are proved innocent, but the tests that have to be applied to them are not, of course, the same in all cases.

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    Saints are the great teachers of the loving-kindness and fascination with God.

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