Facts about Saint Francis de Sales

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Summary

Saint Francis de Sales was a famous Clergyman from Switzerland, who lived between August 21, 1567 and December 28, 1622.

Zodiac etc.

He/she is born under the zodiac leo, who is known for Ruling, Warmth, Generosity, Faithful, Initiative. Our collection contains 18 quotes who is written / told by Saint.

Here is some other popular authors who lived in the same timeframe: George Herbert, Thomas Fuller, Francois de La Rochefoucauld, Henry Vaughan, William Cartwright, Andrew Marvell, Evangelista Torricelli, Thomas Campion, Thomas Shepard, William Laud, Thomas Wentworth, Claudio Monteverdi, Roger Williams, John Biddle, Samuel de Champlain, John Wilkins, Roger de Rabutin, Orlando Gibbons, William Harvey, Kenelm Digby

Famous quotes by Saint Francis de Sales (18)


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"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"
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"Do not wish to be anything but what you are, and try to be that perfectly"
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"Have patience with all things, But, first of all with yourself"
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"Friendships begun in this world will be taken up again, never to be broken off"
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"A quarrel between friends, when made up, adds a new tie to friendship"
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"Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength"
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"Do not lose courage in considering your own imperfections"
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"A good discourse is that from which nothing can be retrenched without cutting into the quick"
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"While I am busy with little things, I am not required to do greater things"
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"Make friends with the angels, who though invisible are always with you. Often invoke them, constantly praise them, and make good use of their help and assistance in all your temporal and spiritual affairs"
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"Those who love to be feared fear to be loved"
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"Be who you are and be that well"
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"When you encounter difficulties and contradictions, do not try to break them, but bend them with gentleness and time"
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"We must never undervalue any person. The workman loves not that his work should be despised in his presence. Now God is present everywhere, and every person is His work"
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"There was never an angry man that thought his anger unjust"
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"Reputation is rarely proportioned to virtue"
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"True progress quietly and persistently moves along without notice"
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"There are no galley-slaves in the royal vessel of divine love - every man works his oar voluntarily!"


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