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"There are the saints of every day, the 'hidden' saints, a sort of 'middle class of holiness'... to which we can all belong." - Pope Francis

"All saints have past and all sinners have a future." - Anton Chekhov

"They are not all saints who use holy water." - Proverbs

"I wish to say to the Latter-day Saints, all that we have to do is be faithful, to keep His commandments, to be humble, to seek Him in mighty prayer, and all will be well with us." - Wilford Woodruff

"In God's great plan, every detail is important, even yours, even my humble little witness, even the hidden witness of those who live their faith with simplicity in everyday family relationships, work relationships, friendships. There are the saints of every day, the "hidden" saints, a sort of "middle class of holiness" to which we can all belong." - Pope Francis

"We cannot escape the conclusion that because of performance in the pre-existence some of us are born as Chinese, some as Japanese, some as Indians, some as Negroes, some as Americans, some as Latter-day Saints. These are rewards and punishments, fully in harmony with His established policy in dealing with sinners and saints, rewarding all according to their deeds" - Mark E. Petersen

"In God's great plan, every detail is important, even yours, even my humble little witness, even the hidden witness of those who live their faith with simplicity in everyday family relationships, work relationships, friendships. There are the saints of every day, the "hidden" saints, a sort of "middle class of holiness" to which we can all belong." - Pope Francis

"St. Patrick... one of the few saints whose feast day presents the opportunity to get determinedly whacked and make a fool of oneself all under the guise of acting Irish." - Charles Madigan

"While Jesus is saving, I'm spending all my days in backgrounds and landscapes with the languages of saints. While people are spinning like toys on Christmas day, I'm inside a still life with the other absentee." - St Vincent

"In the midst of all this turmoil and destruction, the Latter-day Saints should dwell in peace and safety. This they may do if they will be honest with themselves, with their fellowmen, and with their God." - Joseph Fielding Smith

"A Mormon knows that the promises of God are true, and He said that all will be tried; realizing these things the Latter-day Saints will acknowledge their Maker not only in blessings but also in tribulations." - Heber J Grant

"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

"The faith of the Latter-day Saints and the teaching that I have had since I was a child at my mother's knee, as well as from this stand, is that the Constitution of our country was written by men inspired of the Lord God Almighty. Therefore we, as Latter-day Saints, more than any other people, ought to be supporters of the Constitution, and all constitutional law." - Heber J Grant

"As the saints will rejoice in all goods, so will the damned grieve for all goods." - Thomas Aquinas

"As Latter-day Saints we must ever be vigilant. The way for each person and each family to guard against the slings and arrows of the Adversary and to prepare for the great day of the Lord is to hold fast to the iron rod, to exercise greater faith, to repent of our sins and shortcomings, and to be anxiously engaged in the work of His kingdom on earth, which is The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Herein lies the only true happiness for all our Father's children." - Spencer W. Kimball

"All of us must be saints in this world. Holiness is a duty for you and me. So let's be saints and so give glory to the Father." - Mother Teresa

"There is a happy land, Far, far away, Where Saints in glory stand, Bright, bright as day." - Andrew Young

"There is a land of pure delight, Where saints immortal reign; Infinite day excludes the night, And pleasures banish pain." - Isaac Watts

"There is a land of pure delight, Where saints immortal reign; Infinite day excludes the night, And pleasures banish pain." - Isaac Watts

"All saints can do miracles, but few of them can keep a hotel." - Mark Twain

"Saints love all beings. They love even those who attempt to harm them." - Shri Radhe Maa

"That saints will aid if men will call; For the blue sky bends over all!" - Samuel Taylor Coleridge

"What did all the saints have in common? They feared sin more than even physical death." - Mark Hart

"We are all called to be great saints, don't miss the opportunity." - Mother Angelica

"Death does not discriminate; whether saints or sinners, in the end, all are equal." - Tess Gerritsen

"It takes all sorts to make a world - saints as well as soldiers." - Anthony Anderson

"Every Saint belongs to the court of the Queen of All Saints." - John Eudes

"Saints will aid if men will call: For the blue sky bends over all!" - Samuel Taylor Coleridge

"You honestly can't go wrong with All Saints. I live in their leather!" - Mallory Jansen

"With all my heart, I plead with the Latter-day Saints to live honestly with the Lord in the payment of tithes and offerings. I plead with youth to establish this habit while you are still young and to resolve to continue with it all the days of your lives." - Gordon B Hinckley

"One day she told me that they'd decided that my gender was divvied into two neat piles-Men and Guys. Basically, all the saints of the world: Men. The jerks, the players, the wet T-shirt contest aficionados? They were Guys." - Gayle Forman

"After the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was organized, there were only two churches upon the earth. They were known respectively as the Church of the Lamb of God and Babylon. The various organizations which are called churches throughout Christendom, though differing in their creeds and organizations, have one common origin. They all belong to Babylon" - George Q. Cannon

"The Atonement of Jesus Christ is real; it brings immortality to all and opens the door to eternal life. The gospel of Jesus Christ is again on the earth. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is true and living." - Dieter F. Uchtdorf

"We declare our belief in Jesus Christ and accept Him as our Savior. He will bless us and guide us in all of our efforts. As we labor here in mortality, He will strengthen us and bring us peace in time of trials. Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints walk by faith in Him whose Church it is." - L. Tom Perry

"Among the immediate obligations and duties resting upon members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints today, and one of the most urgent and pressing for attention and action of all liberty loving people, is the preservation of individual liberty." - David O Mckay

"Every living soul among the Latter-day Saints that fasts two meals once a month will be benefited spiritually and be built up in the faith of the gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ - benefited spiritually in a wonderful way - and sufficient means will be in the hands of the bishops to take care of all the poor." - Heber J Grant

"... we ought to have saints' days to commemorate the great discoveries which have been made for all mankind, and perhaps for all time-or for whatever time may be left to us. Nature ... is a prodigal of pain. I should like to find a day when we can take a holiday, a day of jubilation when we can fete good Saint Anaesthesia and chaste and pure Saint Antiseptic. ... I should be bound to celebrate, among others, Saint Penicillin..." - Winston Churchill

"All souls in hell are there because they did not pray. All the saints sanctified themselves by prayer." - Alphonsus Liguori

"Saints need sinners." - Alan Watts

"You think I should be as forgiving as you are? We ca' all be saints and martyrs." - Stephenie Meyer

"It is the saints who know what being in love is all about. Earthly love pales by comparison." - Thomas Dubay

"You think I should be as forgiving as you are? We can't all be saints and martyrs." - Stephenie Meyer

"I encourage our Saints all over the world, wherever possible, to strive to stand more often in holy places." - James E Faust

"How monotonously alike all the great tyrants and conquerors have been: how gloriously different are the saints." - C S Lewis

"Scum of the Earth as some may be in their daily lives, they can all be saints in emergencies." - Kurt Vonnegut

"Those who keep speaking about the sun while walking under a cloudy sky are messengers of hope, the true saints of our day." - Henri Nouwen

"Missionary work is an identifying feature of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Always has it been; ever shall it be." - Thomas S Monson

"If plural marriage be divine, as the Latter-day Saints say it is, no power on earth can suppress it, unless you crush and destroy the entire people." - George Q. Cannon

"How grateful I am That the Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter Day Saints has from its beginnings stood strongly against racism in any of its malignant manifestations" - Alexander B. Morrison

"Start at once a bedside library and spend the last half hour of the day in communion with the saints of humanity." - William Osler

"I am always pleased when I have the opportunity of meeting with the Latter-day Saints in any of their gatherings." - Heber J Grant

"The ability to share the Gospel isn't a 'gift' that has been given to only a few Latter-day Saints and denied to the rest." - Clayton Christensen

"The ability to share the gospel isn't a 'gift' that has been given to only a few Latter-day Saints and denied to the rest." - Clayton M Christensen

"Take up the Bible, compare the religion of the Latter-day Saints with it, and see if it will stand the test" - Brigham Young

"The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints bears His name. He stands at its head and directs it through His chosen prophets." - Joseph B Wirthlin

"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." - Kurt Vonnegut

"If the Saints call, naturally I will consider taking their request to the Board of Supervisors. Because they're our Saints, too, and we're all in this together. But obviously, I couldn't do anything without board action." - Skip Bertman

"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." - Chris Matthews

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

"There are conversations going on about the Church constantly. Those conversations will continue whether or not we choose to participate in them. But we cannot stand on the sidelines while others, including our critics, attempt to define what our Church teaches... We are living in a world saturated with all kinds of voices. Perhaps now, more than ever, we have a major responsibility as Latter-day Saints to define ourselves, instead of letting others define us." - M Russell Ballard

"Hear Mass daily; it will prosper the whole day. All your duties will be performed the better for it, and your soul will be stronger to bear its daily cross. The Mass is the most holy act of religion; you can do nothing that can give greater glory to God or be more profitable for your soul than to hear Mass both frequently and devoutly. It is the favorite devotion of the saints." - Peter Julian Eymard

"If the Latter-day Saints will walk up to their privileges, and exercise faith in the name of Jesus Christ, and live in the enjoyment of the fullness of the Holy Ghost constantly day by day, there is nothing on the face of the earth that they could ask for, that would not be given to them. The Lord is waiting to be very gracious unto this people, and to pour out upon them riches, honor, glory, and power, even that they may possess all things according to the promises He has made through His apostles and prophets." - Brigham Young

"Let the Latter-day Saints be in their homes, teaching their families, reading the scriptures, doing things that are wholesome and beautiful and communing with the Lord on the Sabbath day." - Gordon B Hinckley

"Through all ages, great saints have remained as living proof that this non-temporary, permanent state of God consciousness can be revived in all living souls." - George Harrison

"Please, by all the blessed saints and their bladders, tell me you two did'...Have you lost all semblance of intelligence? (Syn)" - Sherrilyn Kenyon

"Please, by all the blessed saints and their bladders, tell me you two didn't...Have you lost all semblance of intelligence? (Syn)" - Sherrilyn Kenyon

"Among the plastic saints of our times, Jesus has to do all the dying, and all we want to hear is another sermon about his dying." - Aiden Wilson Tozer

"Old cranks have practiced all their lives, just as old saints have likewise practiced all their lives. They just practiced different life principles." - John Powell

"It is no small advantage to the holy life to "begin the day with God." The saints are wont to leave their hearts with Him over night, that they may find them with Him in the morning. Before earthly things break in upon us, and we receive impressions from abroad, it is good to season the heart with thoughts of God, and to consecrate the early and virgin operations of the mind before they are prostituted to baser objects. When the world gets the start of religion in the morning, it can hardly overtake it all the day." - Thomas Case

"Suffering saints are living seed." - Charles Spurgeon

"Great saints are never wimps." - Peter Kreeft

"None of us are saints." - Albert Fish

"Except the Christ be born again tonight In dreams of all men, saints and sons of shame, The world will never see his kingdom bright." - Vachel Lindsay

"When you consider all saints and prophets as legitimate and no longer differentiate between religions, you have reached the stage of true mysticism." - Ostad Elahi

"It is no longer possible to escape men. Farewell to the monsters, farewell to the saints. Farewell to pride. All that is left is men." - Jean-Paul Sartre

"It is patience that reveals every grace to you, and it is through patience that the saints received all that was promised to them." - Pachomius the Great

"For all the saints who from their labors rest, Who, to the world their steadfast faith confessed, your name, O Jesus, be forever blessed Alleluia!" - Walsham How

"Knee-jerk liberals and all the certified saints of sanctified humanism are quick to condemn this great and much-maligned Transylvanian statesman." - William F Buckley Jr

"Libraries are as the shrines where all the relics of the ancient saints, full of true virtue, and that without delusion or imposture, are preserved and reposed." - Francis Bacon

"All of us have a secret desire to be seen as saints, heroes, martyrs. We are afraid to be children, to be ourselves." - Jean Vanier

"Truth quenches untruth, love quenches anger, self-suffering quenches violence. This eternal rule is a rule not for saints only but for all." - Mahatma Gandhi

"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." - Alice Cary

"It was a miracle; it was all a miracle: and one ought to have known, from the sufferings of saints, that miracles are horror." - Nadine Gordimer

"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." - Pope Benedict Xvi

"The saints are never the kind of killjoy spinster aunts who go in for faultfinding and lack all sense of humor." - Hans Urs Von Balthasar

"Le silence est la plus grande perse cution: jamais les saints ne se sont tus. Silence is the greatest of all persecutions: no saint was ever silent." - Blaise Pascal

"Had we been as free from all sins as we were from gluttony and drunkenness we might have been canonized for saints..." - John Smith

"All hearts confess the saints elect, Who, twain in faith, in love agree, And melt not in an acid sect The Christian pearl of charity!" - John Greenleaf Whittier

"Except the Christ be born again tonight In dreams of all men, saints and sons of shame, The world will never see his kingdom bright." - Vachel Lindsay

"Libraries are as the shrine where all the relics of the ancient saints, full of true virtue, and that without delusion or imposture, are preserved and reposed." - Francis Bacon

"Every accomplishment, every refined talent, every useful attainment in mathematics, music, and in all sciences, and art belong to the Saints." - Brigham Young

"Teach your children to work, teach your daughters modesty, teach all the virtue of economy. And if not make them saints, at least make them Christians." - Antonio de Oliveira Salazar

"My house was a guest house of many Jaina saints, Hindu monks, Sufi mystics, because my grandfather was interested in all of these people." - Rajneesh

"There were two saints in the desert, who had sewed thorns into all their clothes; and we seek for nothing but comfort!" - John Vianney

"I got the first thing I auditioned for - a guest role on two episodes on 'All Saints,' and I don't think I had ever been that excited." - Mia Wasikowska

"Le silence est la plus grande perse cution: jamais les saints ne se sont tus. Silence is the greatest of all persecutions: no saint was ever silent." - Blaise Pascal

"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." - Lois Mcmaster Bujold

"The Sabbath day has become a day of pleasure, a day of boisterous conduct, a day in which the worship of God has departed, and the worship of pleasure has taken its place. I am sorry to say that many of the Latter-day Saints are guilty of this. We should repent." - Joseph Fielding Smith

"As you go forth and share our core beliefs and the fruits of our doctrines, misperceptions will dissolve, prejudices will diminish, and people will come to see Latter-day Saints as devout disciples of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ." - Quentin L. Cook

"How much unbelief exists in the minds of the Latter-day Saints in regard to one particular doctrine which I revealed to them, and which God revealed to me - namely that Adam is our Father and God -..." - Brigham Young

"Christ is the Morning Star, who, when the night of this world is past, gives to his saints the promise of the light of life, and opens everlasting day." - Venerable Bede

"To Latter-day Saints there can be no objection to the careful and critical study of the scriptures, ancient or modern, provided only that it be an honest study - a search for truth." - John Andreas Widtsoe

"This is the number one responsibility of the Latter-day Saints - to get in the struggle to preserve freedom. Everywhere that Communism succeeds, missionary work, temple work, everything the Church does, dies. Your number one responsibility is to preserve freedom." - David O Mckay

"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." - Vaughn J Featherstone

"I appeal to the Latter-day Saints to be honest with the Lord, and I promise them that peace, prosperity and financial success will attend those who are honest with our Heavenly Father." - Heber J Grant

"Come, ye saints, look here and wonder, See the place where Jesus lay; He has burst His bands asunder; He has borne our sins away; Joyful tidings, Yes, the Lord has risen to-day." - Thomas Raymond Kelly

"If there ever comes a day when the Saints interfere with the rights of others to live as they see fit, you can know with assurance that the Church is no longer led by a Prophet, but a mere man." - Brigham Young

"The transcendent gift of the Holy Ghost, along with membership in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, is bestowed by confirmation, by the laying on of hands by those having priesthood authority." - James E Faust

"Some people erroneously believe that The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and its members are not Christian. We have difficulty understanding why anyone could accept and promote an idea that is so far from the truth." - Joseph B Wirthlin

"How much unbelief exists in the minds of the Latter-day Saints in regard to one particular doctrine which I revealed to them, and which God revealed to me - namely that Adam is our Father and God -..." - Brigham Young

"Patience means accepting that which cannot be changed and facing it with courage, grace, and faith. It means being "willing to submit to all things which the Lord seeth fit to inflict upon [us], even as a child doth submit to his father." Ultimately, patience means being "firm and steadfast, and immovable in keeping the commandments of the Lord" every hour of every day, even when it is hard to do so. In the words of John the Revelator, "Here is the patience of the saints: here are they that keep the commandments of God, and ... faith [in] Jesus." - Dieter F. Uchtdorf

"Our entire case as members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints rests on the validity of this glorious First Vision. ... Nothing on which we base our doctrine, nothing we teach, nothing we live by is of greater importance than this initial declaration. I submit that if Joseph Smith talked with God the Father and His Beloved Son, then all else of which he spoke is true. This is the hinge on which turns the gate that leads to the path of salvation and eternal life." - Gordon B Hinckley

"'Strive for peace with all men, and for the holiness without which no one will see the Lord' (Heb. 12:14), Why did he say 'strive'? Because it is not possible for us to become holy and to be saints in an hour! We must therefore progress from modest beginnings toward holiness and purity. Even were we to spend a thousand years in this life we should never perfectly attain it. Rather we must always struggle for it every day, as if mere beginners." - Symeon the New Theologian

"In the middle of [the] despair [of postwar Germany], my family learned about The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints and the healing message of the restored gospel of Jesus Christ. This message made all the difference; it lifted us above our daily misery. Life was still thorny and the circumstances still horrible, but the gospel brought light, hope, and joy into our lives. The plain and simple truths of the gospel warmed our hearts and enlightened our minds. They helped us look at ourselves and the world around us with different eyes and from an elevated viewpoint." - Dieter F. Uchtdorf

"God is not only to be known in His blessed and incomprehensible being, for this is something which is reserved for His saints in the age to come. He is also known from the grandeur and beauty of His creatures, from His providence which governs the world day by day, from His righteousness and from wonders which He shows to His saints in each generation." - John Cassian

"Even as in the blessed in heaven there will be most perfect charity, so in the damned there will be the most perfect hate. Wherefore as the saints will rejoice in all goods, so will the damned grieve for all goods. Consequently the sight of the happiness of the saints will give them very great pain." - Thomas Aquinas

"The moral equalizes all; enriches, empowers all. It is the coin which buys all, and which all find in their pocket. Under the whipof the driver, the slave shall feel his equality with saints and heroes." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"God plants His saints in the most useless places. We say, 'God intends me to be here because I am so useful.' Jesus never estimated His life along the line of the greatest use. God puts His saints where they will glorify Him, and we are no judge at all of where that is." - Oswald Chambers

"Tis the temptation of the devil That makes all human actions evil; For saints may do the same things by The spirit, in sincerity, Which other men are tempted to, And at the devil's instance do: And yet the actions be contrary, Just as the saints and wicked vary." - Samuel Butler (poet)

"Why were the saints, saints? Because they were cheerful when it was difficult to be cheerful, patient when it was difficult to be patient; and because they pushed on when they wanted to stand still, and kept silent when they wanted to talk, and were agreeable when they wanted to be disagreeable. That was all. It was quite simple and always will be." - Anonymous

"Sometimes people call folks here at the Simple Way saints. Usually they either want to applaud our lives and live vicariously through us, or they want to write us off as superhuman and create a safe distance. One of my favorite quotes, written on my wall here in bold black marker, is from Dorothy Day: "Don't call us saints; we don't want to be dismissed that easily" - Shane Claiborne

"Saints are sinners who kept on going." - Robert Louis Stevenson

"Saints are only sinners who keep trying." - Mother Teresa

"The great thing is to become Saints." - Philip Neri

"Unsaintly saints are the tragedy of Christianity." - Aiden Wilson Tozer

"Saints can spring from any soil." - John Steinbeck

"God, deliver me from sullen saints." - Teresa of Avila

"Saints cannot exist without a community" - Stanley Hauerwas

"Hurry ruins saints as well as artists." - Thomas Merton

"May God protect me from gloomy saints." - Saint Teresa Of Avila

"Sainthood is acceptable only in saints." - Pamela Hansford Johnson

"May God protect me from gloomy saints." - Teresa of Avila

"Saints make wonderful grandfathers and lousy husbands." - Pat Conroy

"Therefore let the Saints be diligent in building the Temple, and all houses which they have been, or shall hereafter be, commanded of God to build; and wait their time with patience in all meekness, faith, perseverance unto the end." - Joseph Smith Jr

"So great was my joy in God that I took no heed of looking at the angels and the saints, because all their goodness and all their beauty was from Him and in Him." - Angela of Foligno

"There is something childish and legalistic about churches in which all of the saints observe precisely the same standards. When all lives begin to sink into the same mould of denial and exercise of liberty, something is amiss." - Walter J Chantry

"It is the duty of the saints, especially in times of straights, to reflect upon the performances of Providence for them in all the states and through all the stages of their lives." - John Flavel

"That beautiful season... the Summer of All-Saints! Filled was the air with a dreamy and magical light; and the landscape Lay as if new created in all the freshness of childhood." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"There is a beauty bestowed in some degree on all God's saints who pray much which is of the same nature and is the most precious of all answers to prayer. Character flows from the well-spring of prayer." - James Stalker

"All but God is changing day by day." - Charles Kingsley

"Valentine's Day is the day all singletons like me dread" - Michelle McManus

"Train by day, Joe Rogan podcast by night, all day." - Nick Diaz

"On a good day I write, all day." - Nick Flynn

"Jesus Christ carries on intercession for us in heaven; the Holy Ghost carries on intercession in us on earth; and we the saints have to carry on intercession for all men." - Oswald Chambers

"All the science of the Saints is included in these two things: To do, and to suffer. And whoever had done these two things best, has made himself most saintly." - Saint Francis De Sales

"All religions, with their gods, their demigods, and their prophets, their messiahs and their saints, were created by the credulous fancy of men who had not attained the full development and full possession of their faculties." - Mikhail Bakunin

"Jesus is giving you such an opportunity to be holy, holier than all the saints that have ever been, because the world is in such need of shining lives, beacons to see by." - Mother Angelica

"People who are born even-tempered, placid and untroubled - secure from violent passions or temptations to evil - those who have never needed to struggle all night with the Angel to emerge lame but victorious at dawn, never become great saints." - Eva Le Gallienne

"Do not be afraid to be saints. Follow Jesus Christ who is the source of freedom and light. Be open to the Lord so that He may lighten all your ways." - Pope John Paul Ii

"If we should be saved and become saints, we ought always to stand at the gates of the Divine mercy to beg and pray for, as an alms, all that we need." - Alphonsus Liguori



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