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Saint Quotes


"I'm hardly a saint." - Frank Langella

"A saint in crape is twice a saint in lawn." - Alexander Pope

"Who praiseth Saint Peter, doth not blame Saint Paul." - George Herbert

"Saint Claire, the patron saint of the kick-me sign." - Rachel Caine

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

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

"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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

"Make this man a saint now, OK?" - Elton John

"Each lost day has its patron saint!" - Bret Harte

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

"My father was a saint, I'm not." - Indira Gandhi

"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

"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

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

"Born a saint, die a sinner - born a sinner, die a saint." - Douglas Horton

"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

"I don't know any saint who wanted to be the patron saint of kissing." - Lino Rulli

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

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

"Give not S. Peter so much, to leave Saint Paul nothing. [Give not Saint Peter so much, to leave Saint Paul nothing.]" - George Herbert

"Whenever anybody called Nelson Mandela a saint, he would say: "If by saint you mean a sinner who is trying to be better, then I'm a saint."" - Kumi Naidoo

"You cannot make a sinner into a saint by killing him. He who does not live as a saint here will never live as a saint hereafter." - Charles Spurgeon

"For me to be a saint means to be myself." - Thomas Merton

"To be a saint is to be yourself." - Thomas Merton

"A bad man becomes worse when he apes a saint." - Publilius Syrus

"A saint is good when nobody is looking." - Leonard Ravenhill

"You were never told that Saint-Tropez is paradise?" - Karl Lagerfeld

"A saint is one who makes goodness attractive." - Laurence Housman

"Never is a man wholly a saint or a sinner." - Hermann Hesse

"One can convert only a sinner, never a saint." - Carlos Ruiz Zafon

"You will not become a saint through other people's sins." - Anton Chekhov

"To be a saint is to will the one thing." - Soren Kierkegaard

"A saint is a sinner who never gave up." - Paramahansa Yogananda

"A saint is a sinner who keeps on trying." - Dale G. Renlund

"That saint who advances on his knees never retreats..." - Jim Elliot

"I want to be like the patron saint of reality" - Fiona Apple

"Every saint has a bee in his halo." - E V Lucas

"Men who ape the saint and play the sinner." - Juvenal

"Basically, this guy was a saint, so we drink." - Michelle Michaels

"A saint abroad, and a devil at home." - John Bunyan

"It's hard to be a saint in the city." - Bruce Springsteen

"Tax not the royal Saint with vain expense." - William Wordsworth

"I believe in myself and in Saint Therese." - Tara Lipinski

"Be neither saint nor sophist-led, but be a man." - Matthew Arnold

"Nobody wants to conduct an autopsy on a dead saint." - Robert Charles Wilson

"A saint is a sinner who loves; it's that simple!" - Catherine Doherty

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

"My ultimate goal is to become a saint." - Marisa Berenson

"No man can become a saint in his sleep." - Henry Drummond

"My earliest influences were Coco Chanel and Yves Saint Laurent." - Bella Freud

"I'm regarded as the patron saint of manicurists." - Tippi Hedren

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

"I want to be like the patron saint of reality." - Fiona Apple

"An industrious sinner I much prefer to a lazy saint." - Sophie Kerr

"Living with a saint is more grueling than being one." - Christian Nestell Bovee

"What does it take to become a saint? Will it." - Thomas Aquinas

"She was a patron saint of the peripheral." - Jane Howard

"I claim there ain't Another Saint As great as Valentine." - Ogden Nash

"Yves Saint Laurent hated fashion. He loved style." - Pierre Berge

"The devil was sick, the devil a saint would be; The devil was well, the devil a saint was he." - Francois Rabelais

"I am not a saint, unless you think of a saint as a sinner who keeps on trying." - Nelson Mandela

"A saint is Christ's bride, totally attached, faithful, dependent. A saint is also totally independent, detached from idols and from other husbands... A saint is higher than anyone else in the world. A saint is the real mountain climber. A saint is also lower than anyone else in the world. As with water, he flows to the lowest places - like Calcutta." - Peter Kreeft

"To defend his purity, Saint Francis of Assisi rolled in the snow, Saint Benedict threw himself into a thorn bush, and Saint Bernard plunged into an icy pond... You - what have you done?" - Josemaria Escriva

"A saint is a person who gives of themself without asking for anything in return. That's how simple it is to be a saint. Try it! Try being a saint" - Edward James Olmos

"A saint is a person who gives of themself without asking for anything in return. That's how simple it is to be a saint. Try it! Try being a saint." - Edward James Olmos

"I love to dwell on the thought that the artist is next in divinity to the saint. He, like the saint, performs miracles." - Stanley Spencer

"People call me a saint and I think, I have to work harder. Because a saint would be a great thing to be." - Paul Farmer

"The Rose does not preen herself to catch my eye. She blooms because she blooms. A saint is a saint until he knows he is one." - Anthony De Mello

"Men say I am a saint losing himself in politics. The fact is that I am a politician trying my hardest to become a saint." - Mahatma Gandhi

"I want to be a saint, a real saint while I am young, for there is so much work to do." - Allen Ginsberg

"My father was a saint. He was the closest thing to a saint that you can find in a normal man." - Indira Gandhi

"The only difference between the saint and the sinner is that every saint has a past and every sinner has a future." - Oscar Wilde

"Grace is indeed needed to turn a man into a saint; and he who doubts it does not know what a saint or a man is." - Blaise Pascal

"To make a man a saint, it must indeed be by grace; and whoever doubts this does not know what a saint is, or a man." - Blaise Pascal

"The only difference between the saint and the sinner is that every saint has a past, and every sinner has a future." - Oscar Wilde

"I wish people wouldn't think of me as a saint - unless they agree with the definition of a saint that a saint's a sinner who goes on trying." - Aung San Suu Kyi

"If journalism were a religious order, George Orwell would be its patron saint." - Janadas Devan

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

"You started like a saint and now you've finished like a thief" - Stephen Kellogg

"Whether the charmer sinner it, or saint it, If folly grow romantic, I must paint it." - Alexander Pope

"The more honesty a man has, the less he affects the air of a saint." - Johann Kaspar Lavater

"Religion is 'twixt God and my own soul, Nor saint, nor sage, can boundless thought control." - Judith Sargent Murray

"My Salome is a mystic the sister of Salammbo a Saint Therese who worships the moon." - Oscar Wilde

"Even a saint may take pleasure, in retrospect, in having been once desired" - Ellis Peters

"Saint John Paul II, pray for us and especially for our youth." - Pope Francis

"Got Chucks on with Saint Laurent; got kiss myself I'm so pretty." - Bruno Mars

"I'm no saint, but there are times when I simply cannot sanction freedom from responsibility." - Jim Steranko

"My father was a statesman, I'm a political woman. My father was a saint. I'm not." - Indira Gandhi

"A saint is not someone who is good but who experiences the goodness of God." - Brennan Manning

"I prefer a saint with faults to a sinner with none." - Charles Peguy

"Saint Augustine defined idolatry as worshiping what should be used or using what should be worshiped" - Colin S. Smith

"Pray to Saint Philomena, What ever you ask from her, She will obtain for you." - Pope Gregory XVI

"Sometimes I regret not being Catholic. I think I'd make a pretty good saint." - Zach Braff

"Each generation is converted by the saint who contradicts it most." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"My father was a Saint Bernard, my mother was a Collie, but I am a Presbyterian." - Mark Twain

"Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a great battle. by Saint Philo of Alexandria" - Philo

"A few hours of mountain climbing make a blackguard and a saint two rather similar creatures." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"Jailbait," he declared, leaping up. "You're a saint. A goddess, even." - Richelle Mead

"I have a horror of sentimentality, and I cannot forget that its name is Saint-Saens." - Claude Debussy

"Giving God permission to make you a saint will ruin your life." - Mark Hart

"You don't become a saint by comparing yourself to a sinner." - Mark Hart

"Life holds only one tragedy, ultimately: not to have been a saint." - Charles Peguy

"The measure of love is to love without measure. - attributed to Saint Augustine" - Cassandra Clare

"The three highest titles that can be given a man are those of martyr, hero, saint." - William Ewart Gladstone

"Saint Valentine is past. Begin these woodbirds but to couple now?" - William Shakespeare

"Looks like it's time to liven up this dead little town!" - Saint Dane (The Reality Bug)" - D J Machale

"I'm not easy to live with. My wife is a saint." - Bill Burr

"Even the most sadistic and destructive man is human, as human as the saint." - Erich Fromm

"The humorist has a good eye for the humbug; he does not always recognize the saint." - W Somerset Maugham

"I just thank God for Dennis [Rodman], cause he makes me look like a saint." - Charles Barkley

"The only saint is that soul that never weakens, faces everything, and determines to die game." - Swami Vivekananda

"It is very odd that Nature should be so unscrupulous. She is no saint . . ." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"There is only one tragedy in the end, not to have been a saint." - Leon Bloy

"A true Latter-day Saint family is a haven against the storms and struggles of life." - Spencer W. Kimball

"This will equally apply to every Latter-day Saint. Salvation is an individual operation." - Thomas S Monson

"A person's destiny can be changed through the power of a saint." - Mata Amritanandamayi

"Jacob did not cease to be a Saint because he had to attend to his flocks." - Teresa of Avila

"I'm not good enough to be a saint and not bad enough to be interesting." - Bernadette Devlin

"Skepticism? Yes, but a saint is a skeptic once in twenty-four hours." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"if Saint Bruce doesn't like your poem, he chops your head off." - Vivian Vande Velde

"I ? forgive not because I became a saint, but because I'm tired of hating." - Paulo Coelho

"Nature, as we know her, is no saint.... She comes eating and drinking and sinning." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"The author is the successor of the saint, everyone respects the author." - Roberto Calasso

"'re a martyr and I'm a patron saint-I can't think of anyone better!" - Neal Shusterman

"The true saint burns grace like a 747 burns fuel on takeoff." - Dallas Willard

"The infinite Atonement is for both the sinner and for the saint in each of us." - David A Bednar

"Defeat is most devastating at the moment of victory" Saint Dane" - D J Machale

"I'm no saint but I do believe in what is right." - Kid Rock

"Saint Christopher, who said, Where can I get a Frank Sinatra medal? Never got a dinner!" - Red Buttons

"My wife is a saint. She's Gandhi. She walks around in diapers and won't eat." - Bob Saget

"A saint isn't somebody who tries harder, but someone who trusts more." - Peter Kreeft

"If you correspond to the designs of God, He will make a saint of you." - Paul of the Cross

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

"Sin may rebel, but it shall never reign in any saint." - Thomas Brooks

"A saint is someone whose life makes it easier to believe in God." - William Barclay

"The more honesty a man has the less he affects the air of a saint." - Johann Kaspar Lavater

"I forgive not because I became a saint, but because I'm tired of hating." - Paulo Coelho

"The back of Saint Peter's is one of the finest pieces of architecture I've ever seen." - Frank Gehry

"To me a saint is a severely edited sinner. That's what I think." - Malachy Mccourt

"When's there ever been a decent saint who didn't start out as a thief?" - Halldór Laxness



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