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"I'm an alcoholic. I'm a drug addict. I'm homosexual. I'm a genius. Of course, I could be all four of these dubious things and still be a saint. But I shonuf ain't no saint yet, nawsuh." - Truman Capote

"Bob Weir calls me a saint, but I'm 'Saint Misbehavin'.' They're making a documentary about my life, and that's the current shooting title. I can roll with that, but otherwise the s-word makes me really paranoid." - Wavy Gravy

"I married a saint - well, a saint who curses." - Ray Romano

"You know, Christianity has its own superstition anyway: Why you turn three times, what this saint means, why you pray to the patron saint of lost causes, why you go this way or that way." - Ciaran Hinds

"Christianity has its own superstition, anyway: Why you turn three times, what this saint means, why you pray to the patron saint of lost causes, why you go this way or that way." - Ciaran Hinds

"Can one be a saint if God does not exist? That is the only concrete problem I know of today." - Albert Camus

"God's training ground, where the missionary weapons are found, is the hidden, personal, worshiping life of the saint." - Oswald Chambers

"I speak for all mediocrities in the world. I am their champion. I am their patron saint." - Peter Shaffer

"Slowly but surly I want to strip her of every kind of happiness as to make a saint of her." - Jean Genet

"Accurate reading on a wide range of subjects makes the scholar; careful selection of the better makes the saint." - John of Salisbury

"You'll never get to be a saint if you deny the bit of the devil in you." - Ellis Peters

"A saint is one who makes goodness attractive. Surely, a great teacher does the same thing for education." - Laurence Housman

""I don't know whether you are a saint or a fool" said my lawyer. I replied "Is there a difference?"" - Frank Lloyd Wright

"It's totally true: Ariel, Christopher Owens, me, and Courtney Love, all in Saint Laurent ads, all with the same haircut." - Zachary Cole Smith

"It's the bad that's in the best of us Leaves the saint so like the rest of us." - Arthur Stringer

"For me the road became a zone, in places like Saint Marks poetry Project where I worked for 12 years." - Anne Waldman

"God knows I'm no saint, but I don't think I'm more of a sinner than any other man." - Georgette Heyer

"In the chapel you prayed to be a saint and now I will make you a god." - Anne Rice

"She could never be a saint, but she thought she could be a martyr if they killed her quick." - Flannery O'Connor

"The difference between a saint and a hypocrite is that one lies for his religion, the other by it." - Minna Antrim

"I was able to do The Saint of Fort Washington, on the relationship between two homeless men." - Danny Glover

"I'm far from a saint." - Clay Guida

"The rigid saint, by whom no mercy's shown To saints whose lives are better than his own." - Charles Churchill

"The more I had to act like a saint, the more I felt like being a sinner." - Max Von Sydow

"When it walks like a saint, and quacks like a saint- it's a quacking saint." -Della" - C.C. Hunter

"A saint is never consciously a saint- a saint is consciously dependent on God." - Oswald Chambers

"Saint Paul asks his disciple Timothy to "aim at faith" (2 Tim 2:22) with the same constancy as when he was a boy (cf. 2 Tim 3:15). This invitation is directed to each of us, that none of us grow lazy in the faith. It is the lifelong companion that makes it possible to perceive, ever anew, the marvels that God works for us." - Pope Benedict Xvi

"Those who are truly enlightened, those whose souls are illuminated by love, have been able to overcome all of the inhibitions and preconceptions of their era. They have been able to sing, to laugh, and to pray out loud; they have danced and shared what Saint Paul called 'the madness of saintliness'. They have been joyful - because those who love conquer the world and have no fear of loss. True love is an act of total surrender." - Paulo Coelho

"To be much for God, we must be much with God. Jesus, that lone figure in the wilderness, knew strong crying, along with tears. Can one be moved with compassion and not know tears? Jeremiah was a sobbing saint. Jesus wept! So did Paul. So did John. Though there are some tearful intercessors behind the scenes, I grant you that to our modern Christianity, praying is foreign." - Leonard Ravenhill

"I used to have to do readings in church, and it was terrifying. I would never have my glasses. The words are printed so small even Superman would be nervous. And you're reading from the Bible. It's not like you can just make something up and improvise. "A reading from the letter of Saint Paul to the Corinthians. Uhhh. Dear Corinthians, ... How was your weekend? Sure is hot here. Uh, tell Jesus 'Hey.' This is the word of the Lord." - Jim Gaffigan

"I used to have to do readings in church, and it was terrifying. I would never have my glasses. The words are printed so small even Superman would be nervous. And you're reading from the Bible. It's not like you can just make something up and improvise. "A reading from the letter of Saint Paul to the Corinthians. Uhhh. Dear Corinthians, ... How was your weekend? Sure is hot here. Uh, tell Jesus "Hey." This is the word of the Lord." - Jim Gaffigan

"That she does not crouch today where St Paul tried to bind her, she owes to the men who are grand and brave enough to ignore St Paul, and rise superior to his God." - Helen H. Gardener

"Alice suspected Paul couldn't really picture his father, just like she couldn't picture Paul when he was away. Maybe that was the case with people you wanted more than was good for you." - Ann Brashares

"Ron Paul warned everyone that the Patriot Act could be used against innocent American citizens. His critics said he was siding with terrorists. Now, either A. Ron Paul was right. Or B. All Verizon users are terrorists." - Jack Hunter

"I knew of Senator [George] Mitchell because he was very close friends with who was soon to be the senior senator, Paul Sarbanes. Paul Sarbanes and George Mitchell were kind of pals together." - Barbara Mikulski

"I go where the revolution is, and the revolution is Ron Paul. Ron Paul is a champion of the Constitution. He's about getting rid of the Federal Reserve and shrinking federal government." - Christine Ebersole

"I have a particular love of an actor that I did work with, oddly, in 'Donnie Brasco,' who has since become a wonderful talent: Paul Giamatti. I would love to do a whole movie with Paul Giamatti." - Mike Newell

"No, Paul, I couldn't care less if you tell me made-up stories. Our lies reveal as much about us as our truths.' (Said to Paul by Elizabeth Costello, the interloping novelist-angel-inner voice)." - J M Coetzee

"...'joy' in Phillippians is a defiant 'Nevertheless!' that Paul sets like a full stop against the Philippians' anxiety..." - Karl Barth

"And I met Paul Simms while I was making 'It's Pat', and he later wound up casting me in 'NewsRadio'." - Dave Foley

"The Beatles, Paul, John, George and Ringo have done more for the fall of Communism than any other western institution." - Artemy Troitsky

"We only fully grasp the gospel when we understand, as Paul did, that we are the worst sinner we know" - Timothy Keller

"Paul [Walker]'s kindness was pure. He never asked for credit of glory. He was just a really good guy." - Jordana Brewster

"Paul Scholes is my favourite player. He epitomises the spirit of Manchester United and everything that is good about football." - Bobby Charlton

"I am a big admirer of Paul Scholes, he is one of the best players of his generation." - Arjen Robben

"If God can save Paul, He can save anybody. If God could use me, God could use anybody." - Johnny Hunt

"Rob Peter, and pay Paul." - Robert Burton

"It was one of the greatest experiences of my life to meet Paul McCartney. It was phenomenal." - Ozzy Osbourne

"I picture my epitaph: 'Here lies Paul Newman, who died a failure because his eyes turned brown." - Paul Newman

"I would have liked to have worked with Ralph Richardson and Paul Scofield, but they're dead now." - Charles Dance

"I'd love a signed first edition of 'City of Glass' by Paul Auster. My favourite book of all time." - Steven Hall

"My mother had taken me to photographer Paul Hesse, who used some of my pictures on magazine covers." - Margaret Obrien

"I would love to just talk to Paul McCartney. That would be incredible, but that is definitely like a dream." - Kris Allen

"You could live in Winnipeg a thousand years and not meet Ringo, Paul McCartney, or Bob Dylan." - Burton Cummings

"I was traveling in Europe with Paul and suddenly realized my passport still said I was Mrs. Sampson." - Shelley Duvall

"And I met Paul Simms while I was making 'It's Pat', and he later wound up casting me in 'NewsRadio.'" - Dave Foley

"My wardrobe consists of antique clothes, many of my designs, plus shoes and shirts from Brooks Brothers and Paul Stuart." - Calvin Klein

"When I met Paul Ryan 22 years ago, he was a student at Miami of Ohio volunteering on my campaign." - John Boehner

"Clinton Cash book had been hyped by Rand Paul and Fox News as a ticking time bomb." - Kimberly Guilfoyle

"As far as other instrumentalists, I used to love mellow sax players like Paul Desmond. I love piano." - Boz Scaggs

"If Kevin James or Paul Giamatti drop weight, I'm done. I don't want to be the last pudge out there." - Patton Oswalt

"Pope John Paul, a man of peace and compassion, was one of the most revered leaders of our time." - Bill Williams

"Old radio comedy makes me laugh, as well as 'I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue' and comedians like Paul Merton." - Lynne Truss

"I think Paul McGuinness and U2 created the Irish music industry. It certainly wasn't there before that." - Van Morrison

"(Offensive Coach) Paul Hackett realized that Joe Montana knew more about the offenseŁ than he did, but when the meeting was over, Paul saw that Joe had taken three pages of notes. He documented exactly how Paul wanted to run the play, as well as all of the basics of it and its details. That's what a professional does." - Tony Dungy

"You cannot be half a saint; you must be a whole saint or no saint at all." - Therese Of Lisieux

"It is better to err by excess of mercy than by excess of severity. . .Wilt thou become a Saint? Be severe to thyself but kind to others." - Saint John Chrysostom

"Such a Saint, such an offering." - George Herbert

"Alone, Alone, all, all alone, Alone on a wide wide sea! And never saint took pity on My soul in agony" - Samuel Taylor Coleridge

"She felt that she would have to be much more than just a doctor or an engineer. She would have to be a saint..." - Flannery O'Connor

"Conversation in society is found to be on a platform so low as to exclude science, the saint, and the poet." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"There's no sinner like a young saint." - Aphra Behn

"The difference between a serial killer and a saint is environment. That's a very hard thing to accept because that raises a lot of questions" - Jacque Fresco

"No great saint lived without errors." - Martin Luther

"I think the biggest misconception about me probably is ... I don't prey on the weak. I ain't a bully, but I ain't no saint, either." - Suge Knight

"The saint endeavors to recover a gift which he has lost; the sinner tries to obtain something which was never his. In brief, he repeats the Fall." - Arthur Machen

"God would never inspire me with desires which cannot be realized; so in spite of my littleness, I can hope to be a saint." - Therese Of Lisieux

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

"Thus I clothe my naked villany with old odd ends, stolen out of holy writ; and seem a saint when most I play the devil." - William Shakespeare

"When I feed the hungry, they call me a saint. When I ask why they have no food, they call me a Communist." - Helder Camara

"I choose to record how Richard Count of Poictou rode all through one smouldering night to see Jehane Saint-Pol a last time." - Maurice Hewlett

"When everyone is determined to present someone as a monster, there are two possibilities: either he's a saint or they themselves are not telling the whole story." - Carlos Ruiz Zafon

"And thus I clothe my naked villany With old odd ends, stol'n out of holy writ, And seem a saint when most I play the devil." - William Shakespeare

"I am a Count, Not a Saint." - Alexandre Dumas

"The director, Antoine Fuqua, relies on small details, which anchor the vigilante-as-saint myth in at least a minimal degree of reality." - David Denby

"A saint belongs to all humanity." - Elif Safak

"Methought I saw my late espoused saint." - John Milton

"I realized that to become a saint one must suffer a great deal, always seek what is best, and forget oneself." - Therese Of Lisieux

"The Saint finds her true reason for living in unconditional love and in her ability to give without asking anything in return." - Paulo Coelho

"It is well for his peace that the saint goes to his martyrdom. He is spared the sight of the horror of his harvest." - Oscar Wilde

"Very few of us know anything about loyalty to Christ - For My Sake. It is that which makes the iron saint." - Oswald Chambers

"If one is not oneself a sage or saint, the best thing one can do is to study the words of those who were." - Aldous Huxley

"A saint is a person who does almost everything any other decent person does, only somewhat better and with a totally different motive." - Coventry Patmore

"the reason for the scaffolding on the tower of Saint Germain-des-Pres is that a rich American has purchased it and is having it crated for shipping ..." - Cornelia Otis Skinner

"Only have enough of little virtues and common fidelities, and you need not mourn because you are neither a hero nor a saint." - Henry Ward Beecher

"I'm an angel not a frickin' saint." - J.R. Ward

"I find men terribly exciting, and any girl who says she doesn't is an anemic old maid, a streetwalker, or a saint." - Lana Turner

"Every sin that is left without repentance is a sin unto death, for which if even a saint shall pray, he shall not be heard." - Marcus Eremita

"Father of all! in every age, In every clime adored, By saint, by savage, and by sage, Jehovah, Jove, or Lord!" - Alexander Pope

"This urge, wrestle, resurrection of dry sticks, Cut stems struggling to put down feet, What saint strained so much, Rose on such lopped limbs to a new life?" - Theodore Roethke

"A saint is one to be for two when three and you make five and two and cover. A at most. Saint saint a saint." - Gertrude Stein

"When I feed the poor, they call me a saint, but when I ask why the poor are hungry, they call me a communist." - Dom Helder Camara

"And thus I clothe my naked villainy With old odd ends, stol'n forth of holy writ; And seem a saint, when most I play the devil." - William Shakespeare

"So, success attend St. Patrick's fist, For he's a saint so clever; Oh! he gave the snakes and toads a twist, And bothered them forever!" - Henry Bennett

"The shamrock on an older shore Sprang from a rich and sacred soil Where saint and hero lived of yore, And where their sons in sorrow toil." - Maurice Francis Egan

"No doubt alcohol, tobacco, and so forth, are things that a saint must avoid, but sainthood is also a thing that human beings must avoid." - George Orwell

"The loadstar of a saint is God Himself, not estimated usefulness. It is the work that God does through us that count, not what we do for him." - Oswald Chambers

"The banyan tree does not mean awakening, nor does the hill, nor the saint, nor the European couple. The lotus is a symbol of regeneration." - Swami Vivekananda

"And thus I clothe my naked villainy With odd old ends stol'n out of holy writ; And seem a saint, when most I play the devil." - William Shakespeare

"Hillary [Clinton] is neither the demon of the right's perception, nor a feminist saint, nor is she particularly emblematic of her time perhaps more old-fashioned than modern." - Carl Bernstein

"When I give food to the poor, they call me a saint. When I ask why the poor have no food, they call me a communist." - Helder Camara

"A saint is one to be for two when three and you make five and two and cover. A at most. Saint saint a saint." - Gertrude Stein

"When everyone is determined to present someone as a monster, there are two possibilities: either he's a saint or they themselves are not telling the whole story." - Carlos Ruiz Zafon

"Saint: A dead sinner revised and edited." - Ambrose Bierce

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

"When people call me God, I say, no, I'm still an angel or saint of acting. I still have a long way to go." - Shahrukh Khan

"Warner Bros offered me the next Batman, and the only reason that I didn't do it was because of The Saint." - Val Kilmer

"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

"I like the yin-yang of a cop's life, where he's part fascist and part saint. That's where the good dramas are." - Clark Johnson

"The main task for us all is that of a new evangelization aimed at helping younger generations to rediscover the true face of God, who is Love. To you young people, who are in search of a firm hope, I address the very words that Saint Paul wrote to the persecuted Christians in Rome at that time: "May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that you may abound in hope by the power of the Holy Spirit" (Rom 15:13)." - Pope Benedict Xvi

"Should a priest reject relativity because it contains no authoritative exposition on the doctrine of the Trinity? Once you realize that the Bible does not purport to be a textbook of science, the old controversy between religion and science vanishes . . . The doctrine of the Trinity is much more abstruse than anything in relativity or quantum mechanics; but, being necessary for salvation, the doctrine is stated in the Bible. If the theory of relativity had also been necessary for salvation, it would have been revealed to Saint Paul or to Moses." - Georges Lemaitre

"One form of prayer moves us particularly to take up the task of evangelization and to seek the good of others: it is the prayer of intercession. Let us peer for a moment into the heart of Saint Paul, to see what his prayer was like. It was full of people: "...I constantly pray with you in every one of my prayers for all of you... because I hold you in my heart" (Phil 1:4, 7). Here we see that intercessory prayer does not divert us from true contemplation, since authentic contemplation always has a place for others." - Pope Francis

"Rather than seeking total control, relinquish it. You can't run the world, but you can entrust it to God. This is the message behind Paul's admonition to "rejoice in the Lord." Peace is within reach, not for lack of problems, but because of the presence of a sovereign Lord. Rather than rehearse the chaos of the world, rejoice in the Lord's sovereignty, as Paul did. Sovereignty gives the saint the inside track to peace. Others see the problems of the world and wring their hands. We see the problems of the world and bend our knees." - Max Lucado

"The prayer of the feeblest saint who lives in the Spirit and keeps right with God is a terror to Satan. The very powers of darkness are paralyzed by prayer; no spiritualistic seance can succeed in the presence of a humble praying saint. No wonder Satan tries to keep our minds fussy in active work till we cannot think in prayer." - Oswald Chambers

"If you find a saint who has no sense of humour, then he is not a saint at all. Impossible. His very seriousness says that he has not achieved. Once you have some inner experiences of your own you become very playful, you become very innocent, childlike." - Rajneesh

"Saint Luke was a Saint and a Physitian, yet is dead." - George Herbert

"You won't become a saint by studying your Bible; you'll become a saint by living it." - Leonard Ravenhill

"Saint George and the Dragon!-Bonny Saint George for Merry England!-The castle is won!" - Walter Scott

"Saint George shalt called bee, Saint George of mery England, the sign of victoree." - Edmund Spenser

"Tis from high Life high Characters are drawn; A Saint in Crape is twice a Saint in Lawn: A Judge is just, a Chanc'llor juster still; A Gowman learn'd; a Bishop what you will; Wise if a minister; but if a King More wise, more learn'd, more just, more ev'rything." - Alexander Pope

"Saint Patrick was a gentleman, who through strategy and stealth Drove all the snakes from Ireland, here's a drink to his health! But not too many drinks, lest we lose ourselves and then Forget the good Saint Patrick, and see them snakes again!" - Anonymous

"I knew a girl so ugly, she had a face like a saint-a Saint Bernard!" - Rodney Dangerfield

"I am not really sure that Diana Vreeland did Yves Saint Laurent a favor, as opposed to the world, by putting that exhibition at the Met in 1983. Because I'm sure that Saint Laurent started looking back at his own work. You see that with artists, don't you? Once they get their first retrospective, it's really hard for them to push ahead." - Suzy Menkes

"From Paul to Stalin, the popes who have chosen Caesar have prepared the way for Caesars who quickly learn to despise popes." - Albert Camus

"I wouldn't swap Paul Scholes for anybody. He is quite simply the most complete footballer I have ever played with. He is the best." - Gary Neville

"Paul Desmond sounds like a female alcoholic." - Eddie Condon

"I'd like to be in a man band, but with Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr and Keith Richards. We'd have a rocky edge." - Ringo Starr

"I would' swap Paul Scholes for anybody. He is quite simply the most complete footballer I have ever played with. He is the best." - Gary Neville

"Inferior guards play on the sidelines and great guards play in the middle. Isiah, Magic, Chris Paul, all get to the middle" - Rick Pitino

"I'm not the best, Paul Scholes is." - Edgar Davids

"I have long been convinced that the Christian Eucharist is but a continuation of the Eleusinian mysteries. St Paul, in using the word teleiois, almost confirms this." - James Anthony Froude

"Paul Brunton was a great original and got to a place of personal evolution that illumines the pathways of a future humanity." - Jean Houston

"Borrowing from Peter to pay Paul." - Marcus Tullius Cicero

"Pope John Paul II stands like a rock against all opposition in his clear enunciation of the foundational principles of the Christian faith." - Pat Robertson

"By the apostle Paul, shadows tonight Have struck more terror to the soul of Richard Than can the substance of ten thousand soldiers." - William Shakespeare

"I owe my career to Paul Heyman." - CM Punk

"The greatest compliment I can pay Paul Scholes is that he reminds me of Bryan Robson, the way he bombs into the box." - Ray Wilkins

"We've actually bought quite a number of historical pieces. We are doing a piece on the abolitionists, Harper's Ferry and the abolitionist John Brown with Paul Giamatti." - John Landgraf

"Paul sees all kinds of sins in himself and all kinds of accomplishments too, but he refuses to connect them with his identity." - Timothy Keller

"Avoiding pregnancy is not an absolute evil. In certain cases, as in this one, or in the one I mentioned of Blessed Paul VI, it was clear." - Pope Francis



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