Famous quotes by Saints

SaintsThroughout history, Saints have been admired for their knowledge and also insight. From Saint Augustine to Saint Teresa of Avila, these divine figures have actually left us with motivating words of wisdom that can help us to live a more purposeful life. Below are several of one of the most profound quotes from Saints that can aid us to find tranquility, happiness, and objective in our lives.
Small: The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page
"The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page"
Saint Augustine, Saint
Small: Beauty when unadorned is adorned the most
"Beauty when unadorned is adorned the most"
St. Jerome, Saint
Small: There are more tears shed over answered prayers than over unanswered prayers
"There are more tears shed over answered prayers than over unanswered prayers"
Saint Teresa of Avila, Saint
Small: Pain is never permanent
"Pain is never permanent"
Saint Teresa of Avila, Saint
Small: God judged it better to bring good out of evil than to suffer no evil to exist
"God judged it better to bring good out of evil than to suffer no evil to exist"
Saint Augustine, Saint
Small: Teach us to give and not to count the cost
"Teach us to give and not to count the cost"
Saint Ignatius, Saint
Small: My longing for truth was a single prayer
"My longing for truth was a single prayer"
Edith Stein, Saint
Small: I have read in Plato and Cicero sayings that are wise and very beautiful but I have never read in either of th
"I have read in Plato and Cicero sayings that are wise and very beautiful; but I have never read in either of them: Come unto me all ye that labor and are heavy laden"
Saint Augustine, Saint
Small: God had one son on earth without sin, but never one without suffering
"God had one son on earth without sin, but never one without suffering"
Saint Augustine, Saint
Small: Find out how much God has given you and from it take what you need the remainder is needed by others
"Find out how much God has given you and from it take what you need; the remainder is needed by others"
Saint Augustine, Saint
Small: The face is the mirror of the mind, and eyes without speaking confess the secrets of the heart
"The face is the mirror of the mind, and eyes without speaking confess the secrets of the heart"
St. Jerome, Saint
Small: Marriage is good for those who are afraid to sleep alone at night
"Marriage is good for those who are afraid to sleep alone at night"
St. Jerome, Saint
Small: Good, better, best. Never let it rest. Til your good is better and your better is best
"Good, better, best. Never let it rest. 'Til your good is better and your better is best"
St. Jerome, Saint
Small: A fat stomach never breeds fine thoughts
"A fat stomach never breeds fine thoughts"
St. Jerome, Saint
Small: God has been very good to me, for I never dwell upon anything wrong which a person has done, so as to remember
"God has been very good to me, for I never dwell upon anything wrong which a person has done, so as to remember it afterwards. If I do remember it, I always see some other virtue in that person"
Saint Teresa of Avila, Saint
Small: True, I am in love with suffering, but I do not know if I deserve the honor
"True, I am in love with suffering, but I do not know if I deserve the honor"
Saint Ignatius, Saint
Small: Thou must be emptied of that wherewith thou art full, that thou mayest be filled with that whereof thou art em
"Thou must be emptied of that wherewith thou art full, that thou mayest be filled with that whereof thou art empty"
Saint Augustine, Saint
Small: O Lord, help me to be pure, but not yet
"O Lord, help me to be pure, but not yet"
Saint Augustine, Saint
Small: Love is the beauty of the soul
"Love is the beauty of the soul"
Saint Augustine, Saint
Small: To abstain from sin when one can no longer sin is to be forsaken by sin, not to forsake it
"To abstain from sin when one can no longer sin is to be forsaken by sin, not to forsake it"
Saint Augustine, Saint
Small: This is the very perfection of a man, to find out his own imperfections
"This is the very perfection of a man, to find out his own imperfections"
Saint Augustine, Saint
Small: Will is to grace as the horse is to the rider
"Will is to grace as the horse is to the rider"
Saint Augustine, Saint
Small: Who can map out the various forces at play in one soul? Man is a great depth, O Lord. The hairs of his head ar
"Who can map out the various forces at play in one soul? Man is a great depth, O Lord. The hairs of his head are easier by far to count than his feeling, the movements of his heart"
Saint Augustine, Saint
Small: What then is time? If no one asks me, I know what it is. If I wish to explain it to him who asks, I do not kno
"What then is time? If no one asks me, I know what it is. If I wish to explain it to him who asks, I do not know"
Saint Augustine, Saint
Small: What I needed most was to love and to be loved, eager to be caught. Happily I wrapped those painful bonds arou
"What I needed most was to love and to be loved, eager to be caught. Happily I wrapped those painful bonds around me; and sure enough, I would be lashed with the red-hot pokers or jealousy, by suspicions and fear, by burst of anger and quarrels"
Saint Augustine, Saint
Small: What does love look like? It has the hands to help others. It has the feet to hasten to the poor and needy. It
"What does love look like? It has the hands to help others. It has the feet to hasten to the poor and needy. It has eyes to see misery and want. It has the ears to hear the sighs and sorrows of men. That is what love looks like"
Saint Augustine, Saint
Small: We make ourselves a ladder out of our vices if we trample the vices themselves underfoot
"We make ourselves a ladder out of our vices if we trample the vices themselves underfoot"
Saint Augustine, Saint
Small: We cannot pass our guardian angels bounds, resigned or sullen, he will hear our sighs
"We cannot pass our guardian angel's bounds, resigned or sullen, he will hear our sighs"
Saint Augustine, Saint
Small: We are certainly in a common class with the beasts every action of animal life is concerned with seeking bodil
"We are certainly in a common class with the beasts; every action of animal life is concerned with seeking bodily pleasure and avoiding pain"
Saint Augustine, Saint
Small: To seek the highest good is to live well
"To seek the highest good is to live well"
Saint Augustine, Saint
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