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Saints Quotes

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God creates out of nothing. Wonderful you say.
Yes, to be sure, but he does what is still more wonderful:
he makes saints out of sinners.
- Soren Kierkegaard

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A church is a hospital for sinners, not a museum for saints.
- Abigail Van Buren

The history of saints is mainly the history of insane people.
- Benito Mussolini

The cultural contrast I saw between religions...
Catholics have a lot of mediators, going through saints and Mary or whatever.
Protestants in general say things to God directly.
- Robert Duvall

 

Christ bears with the saints' imperfections;
well may the saints one with another.
- William Gurnall

I've played three presidents, three saints and two geniuses -
and that's probably enough for any man.
- Charlton Heston

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


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I'd rather laugh with the sinners than cry with the saints -
the sinners are much more fun.
- Billy Joel

Sainthood is acceptable only in saints.
- Pamela Hansford Johnson

I can't get very far away from Christianity,
I can't get very far away from the angels and the saints.
I work them in always, in some way.
- Anne Rice

Many people genuinely do not want to be saints,
and it is probable that some who achieve or aspire
to sainthood have never felt much temptation to be human beings.
- George Orwell

Saints have no moderation, nor do poets,
just exuberance.
- Anne Sexton

We are not saints, but we have kept our appointment.
How many people can boast as much?
- Samuel Beckett

That the saints may enjoy their beatitude and the grace
of God more abundantly they are permitted to see the
punishment of the damned in hell.
- Thomas Aquinas

Great writers are the saints for the godless.
- Anita Brookner

Must not I then entertain the saints because I must keep my conscience.
- Anne Hutchinson

We have to become saints.
We have to become like Christ.
Anything less is simply not enough.
- Anne Rice

For centuries the leaders of Christian thought spoke
of women as a necessary evil,
and the greatest saints of the Church are those who despise women the most.
- Annie Besant

There are the saints who were raptured at the beginning
of the tribulation period -
those are the Christians.
- Tim LaHaye

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.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

Our focus continues to be on having the Saints in Louisiana...
We're trying to develop what we would regard as a new
model for the Saints to operate in a rebuilt Louisiana.
- Paul Tagliabue

And while God had work for Paul, he found him friends
both in court and prison.
Let persecutors send saints to prison,
God can provide a keeper for their turn.
- William Gurnall

No man can in any measure resemble the scripture saints.
- Charles Simeon

I hold communications with saints and angels,
even with satan himself.
- Elizabeth Barton

You know, Hillary Clinton gives of herself.
Princess Diana gave of herself.
But they are not saints.
- Edward James Olmos

I go wild on a stage.
Some folks have measured us an image.
They pretend us to be saints.
And that image is much tougher to keep up with.
Because that's not who we are.
- Donnie Wahlberg

If I were going to convert to any religion I would
probably choose Catholicism because it at least has
female saints and the Virgin Mary.
- Margaret Atwood

How do I love thee? Let me count the ways.
I love thee to the depth and breadth and height
My soul can reach, when feeling out of sight
For the ends of Being and ideal Grace.
I love thee to the level of every day's
Most quiet need, by sun and candlelight.
I love thee freely, as men strive for Right;
I love thee purely, as they turn from Praise.
I love with a passion put to use
In my old griefs, and with my childhood's faith.
I love thee with a love I seemed to lose
With my lost saints, - I love thee with the breath,
Smiles, tears, of all my life! - and, if God choose,
I shall but love thee better after death.
- Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Love rules the court, the camp, the grove,
And men below, and saints above: For love is heaven,
and heaven is love.
- Walter Scott

But the Jews will also be believers,
so you can say that all the saints,
both gentiles and Jews, will go into the millennial
kingdom and populate the earth.
- Tim LaHaye

If we tire of the saints,
Shakespeare is our city of refuge.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The Scriptures were written, not to make us astronomers,
but to make us saints.
- Matthew Henry

Saints need sinners.
- Alan Watts

In his holy flirtation with the world,
God occasionally drops a handkerchief.
These handkerchiefs are called saints.
- Frederick Buechner

I sometimes think that Thomas Cook should be numbered
among the secular saints.
He took travel from the privileged and gave it to the people.
- Robert Runcie

We're going to make every effort to keep the Saints as Louisiana's team.
- Paul Tagliabue

I'm not going to make it the all - everything.
Our (the Saints) goal is to get better,
make the playoffs and win the Super Bowl,
but I'm not gonna anguish over it like I have in the past.
- Mike Ditka

Remember the sufferings of Christ, the storms that were weathered...
the crown that came from those sufferings which gave
new radiance to the faith...
All saints give testimony to the truth that without real effort,
no one ever wins the crown.
- Thomas Becket

I see no faults in the Church, and therefore let me
be resurrected with the Saints,
whether I ascend to heaven or descend to hell,
or go to any other place.
And if we go to hell, we will turn the devils out of
doors and make a heaven of it.
- Joseph Smith, Jr.

The natural response of the old-timers is to build
a strong moral wall against the outside.
This is where the world starts to be painted in black and white,
saints inside, and sinners outside the wall.
- Mary Douglas

There is also a perfection of degrees,
by which a person performs all the commands of God,
with the full exertion of all his powers,
without the least defect.
This is what the law of God requires,
but what the saints cannot attain to in this life.
- Charles Buck

I am very proud of The Saints and I'm very glad that
I've been associated with them all these years,
but the next record is the best record...
has to be the philosophy for any band that remains
even halfway decent or vibrant,
and that is kind of where my head's at.
- Chris Bailey

We have relegated the saints to a pink and blue and
gold world of plaster statuary that belongs to the past;
it is a hangover,
a relic, of the Dark Ages when men were the children of fantasy's magic.
- C. Kilmer Myers

It is my meditation all the day, and more than my meat and drink,
to know how I shall make the Saints of God comprehend
the visions that roll like an overflowing surge before my mind.
- Joseph Smith, Jr.

Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future.
- Oscar Wilde

O Lord, help me to be pure, but not yet.
- Saint Augustine

A single event can awaken a stranger totally unknown to us.
To live is to be slowly born.
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Many a man curses the rain that falls upon his head,
and knows not that it brings abundance
to drive away the hunger.
- Saint Basil

There is no hope of joy except in human relations.
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

And now here is my secret, a very simple secret:
It is only with the heart that one can see rightly;
what is essential is invisible to the eye.
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

God is not what you imagine
or what you think you understand.
If you understand you have failed.
- Saint Augustine

Never be in a hurry; do everything quietly and in a calm spirit.
Do not lose your inner peace for anything whatsoever,
even if your whole world seems upset.
- Saint Francis de Sales

Love does not consist in gazing at each other,
but in looking outward together in the same direction.
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Spend time every day listening to what your muse is trying to tell you.
- Saint Bartholomew

Faith has to do with things that are not seen
and hope with things that are not at hand.
- Saint Thomas Aquinas.

Love is the beauty of the soul.
- Saint Augustine

It is only with the heart that one can see rightly.
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Do not lose your inner peace for anything whatsoever,
even if your whole world seems upset.
- Saint Francis de Sales

He that is jealous is not in love.
- Saint Augustine

It is only with the heart that one can see rightly;
what is essential is invisible to the eye.
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Patience is the companion of wisdom.
- Saint Augustine

The worst of madmen is a saint run mad.
- Alexander Pope

He that falls into sin is a man; that grieves at it,
is a saint; that boasteth of it, is a devil.
- Thomas Fuller

Forgiveness is the remission of sins.
For it is by this that what has been lost,
and was found, is saved from being lost again.
- Saint Augustine

A rock pile ceases to be a rock pile the moment a single man contemplates it,
bearing within him the image of a cathedral.
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

William Bennett is my patron saint, one of them.
Redd Foxx is another.
- Kinky Friedman

The day is coming when there will not be one sick saint in the body of Christ.
- Benny Hinn

It is easier to make a saint out of a libertine than out of a prig.
- George Santayana

Many of the insights of the saint stem from their experience as sinners.
- Eric Hoffer

We cannot both preach and administer financial matters.
- Saint Stephen

Others too would occasionally entertain and privately express such doubts;
though we all had been most solemnly warned by the
cruel murder of Saint Francis.
- Maria Monk


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