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Saints Quotes


"Saints need sinners." - Alan Watts

"Suffering saints are living seed." - Charles Spurgeon

"Great saints are never wimps." - Peter Kreeft

"None of us are saints." - Albert Fish

"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

"Follow the saints, because those who follow them will become saints." - Pope Clement I

"Sinners think they are saints, but saints know they are sinners." - Peter Kreeft

"To know to know to love her so. Four saints prepare for saints." - Gertrude Stein

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

"Saints were saints because they acted with loving kindness whether they felt like it or not." - Dan Millman

"Delicate humor is the crowning virtue of the saints." - Evelyn Underhill

"There are no super saints, only those that don't quit." - Misty Edwards

"To saints their very slumber is a prayer." - St Jerome

"Our manners have been corrupted by communication with the saints." - Henry David Thoreau

"Single men in barricks don't grow into plaster saints." - Rudyard Kipling

"To begin is for everyone. To persevere is for saints." - Josemaria Escriva

"Love makes saints or sinners out of men." - Nora Roberts

"God made saints out of far worse people than you." - Mark Hart

"Lovers have known sometimes what saints have not known." - Rajneesh

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

"Most saints live to regret their career choice." - Bob Stokes

"When feminists become saints, we will become their pupils." - Peter Kreeft

"When two great saints meet, it's a humbling experience." - Paul Mccartney

"Don't neglect your spiritual reading. - Reading has made many saints." - Josemaria Escriva

"From somber, serious sullen saints, save us, O Lord." - Teresa Giudice

"I feel more fellowship with the defeated than with saints." - Albert Camus

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

"If you scratch some saints you will find the devil." - Austin O'Malley

"Those that say they despise riches are saints or liars." - Austin O'Malley

"The saints are the sinners who keep on trying." - Robert Louis Stevenson

"Colleges hate geniuses, just as convents hate saints." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"I have played a few lay saints in my time." - Pauline Collins

"The Saints never suffer as the sinners do." - Ezra Taft Benson

"Saints are usually killed by their own people." - Eric Sevareid

"Forgiveness is a game only saints play Kabir." - Kabir

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

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

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

"The virtues of society are the vices of the saints." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

"Mussolini once said that saints are insane people. What about those who believe in saints? Are they sane?" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"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

"Saints didn't set out to have everyone follow them. Saints set out to follow Jesus, and others followed them in their pursuit of Him." - Mark Hart

"Saints have to be tough as well as tender because saints are like Christ, and Christ was the toughest and the tenderest man who ever lived." - Peter Kreeft

"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

"Philanthropic and religious bodies do not commonly make their executive officers out of saints." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Do not be afraid to be the saints of the new mellineum!" - Pope John Paul Ii

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

"From silly devotions and from sour-faced saints, good Lord, deliver us." - Teresa of Avila

"Revival is simply New Testament Christianity, the saints going back to normal." - Vance Havner

"The way of the world is, to praise dead saints, and persecute living ones." - Nathanael Howe

"The deliverance of the saints must take place some time before 1914." - Charles Taze Russell

"[Dom Juan] believes neither in Heaven, nor the saints, nor God, nor the Werewolf." - Moliere

"The saints shall persevere in holiness, because God perseveres in grace." - Charles Spurgeon

"Suffering can make saints of people as they learn patience, long-suffering and self-mastery." - Spencer W. Kimball

"These atheist cultures were certainly diligent in preserving the relics of their saints." - Elizabeth Kostova

"Sickness has frequently been of more use to the saints of God than health has." - Charles Spurgeon

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

"Some reputed saints that have been canonized ought to have been cannonaded." - Charles Caleb Colton

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

"Spartans, stoics, heroes, saints and gods use short and positive speech." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"...the dead have a way of becoming saints in the eyes of their survivors..." - Rachel Vincent

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

"Maidens who stay maidens turn into saints. Old women become sorceresses. Tough jobs, both of these." - Tanith Lee

"The church's job is to equip the saints for works of service in the world." - Charles Colson

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

"Do you know any better way to make saints than to be one yourself?" - Peter Kreeft

"It is in our darkest cultures that the greatest saints rise, stand, and lead." - Mark Hart

"The saints were his friends, and blessed him; the monsters were his friends, and guarded him." - Victor Hugo

"The way of the world is, to praise dead saints, and persecute living ones." - Nathaniel Howe

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

"Eternal blessings crown my earliest friend, And round his dwelling guardian saints attend." - Oliver Goldsmith

"Saints themselves will sometimes be, Of gifts that cost them nothing, free." - Samuel Butler (poet)

"For zeal's a dreadful termagant, That teaches saints to tear and cant." - Samuel Butler (poet)

"Ah, savage company; but in the church With saints, and in the taverns with the gluttons." - Dante Alighieri

"Most people are good. They may not be saints, but they are good." - Jimmy Wales

"I don't believe in God, but I do believe in His saints." - Edith Wharton

"Those Saints, which God loves best, The Devil tempts not least." - Robert Herrick

"Seeking the ideal has a long history, it produces many saints but few paradigm changes." - Dave Snowden

"Our Lord and the saints accomplished more by suffering than by acting." - Vincent de Paul

"Many pass for saints on earth whose souls are in hell." - Martin Luther

"Never let life's hardships disturb you. No one can avoid problems, not even saints or sages." - Nichiren

"Drink from the presence of saints, not from those other jars." - Rumi

"The lives of the saints are the hermeneutical key to Scripture." - Stanley Hauerwas

"You will find more saints are interested in antichrist than Christ." - Frank E. Gaebelein

"The only thing different between sinners and saints is one is forgiven and the other ain't." - George Jones

"The mark of one who loves God and saints is sacrifice." - Dada Vaswani

"It will not do to be saints at meeting and sinners everywhere else." - Henry Ward Beecher

"Eternal blessings crown my earliest friend, And round his dwelling guardian saints attend." - Oliver Goldsmith

"Love is apt to make lunatics of even men and saints." - Louisa May Alcott

"The world needs saints who have genius, just as a plague-stricken town needs doctors." - Simone Weil

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

"To be saints is not a privilege for a few, but a vocation for everyone." - Pope Francis

"Art and the saints are the greatest apologetics for our faith." - Pope Benedict Xvi

"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

"Silence is the greatest persecution; never do the saints keep themselves silent." - Blaise Pascal

"The devil is but a whetstone to sharpen the faith and patience of the saints.-" - Samuel Rutherford

"Church is not a museum for Saints, but rather a hospital for sinners." - Ann Landers

"The prayer of the saints is never self-important, but always God-important." - Oswald Chambers

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

"The church is not a museum for pristine saints, but a hospital ward for broken sinners." - Timothy Keller

"And entreating his exalted weight, Under the stars, saints he planted." - Taliesin

"Reason perhaps teaches certain bourgeois virtues, but it does not make either heroes or saints." - Miguel De Unamuno

"The saints' deep secret is this: do not seek freedom, and freedom will be given you." - Tito Colliander

"While people will cheer on the spectacle we've made I'm sitting and sculpting menageries of saints." - St Vincent

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

"The religion of nonviolence is not meant merely for therishis and saints." - Mahatma Gandhi

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

"That the saints were usually in ill luck does not canonize you." - Austin O'Malley

"People are not saints just because they haven't got much money or education." - Robertson Davies

"Saints and martyrs had never interested Maggie so much as sages and poets." - George Eliot

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

"The minister's task is not to coddle the saints but to collar the sinners." - Hugh Price Hughes

"If God wanted a world filled with saints, He never would have created adolescence." - Susan Beth Pfeffer

"Charisma is a sign of the calling. Saints and pilgrims are defiantly moved by it." - B. W. Powe

"There are no teachers, saints, prophets, good people, but the artists." - Virginia Woolf

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

"The mark of one who loves God and saints is sacrifice." - Sadhu Vaswani

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

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

"The tragedy of today is that the situation is desperate but the saints are not." - Vance Havner

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

"The Heavenly City already exists and the departed Saints are already there!" - David Berg

"Great men may jest with saints; 'tis wit in them; But, in the less foul profanation." - William Shakespeare

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

"A church is a hospital for sinners, not a museum for saints." - Pauline Phillips

"I grew up a Saints fan, an hour from the Superdome." - Brett Favre

"One of my favorite movies is 'A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints.'" - Liam Hemsworth

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

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

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

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

"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

"Up the Rebels, To Hell with the Pope, And God Save-as you prefer-the King or Ireland. The land of scholars and saints: Scholars and saints my eye, the land of ambush, Purblind manifestoes, never-ending complaints" - Louis Macneice

"My father upon the Abbey stage, before him a raging crowd. "This Land of Saints," and then as the applause died out, "Of plaster Saints;" his beautiful mischievous head thrown back." - William Butler Yeats

"The Saints are Louisiana's team and have been since the late '60s when my predecessor Pete Rozelle welcomed them to the league as New Orleans' team and Louisiana's team. Our focus continues to be on having the Saints in Louisiana." - Paul Tagliabue

"Keep in mind that our community is not composed of those who are already saints, but of those who are trying to become saints. Therefore let us be extremely patient with each other's faults and failures." - Mother Teresa



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