Quotation Explorer - 'Saint'

Even the most sadistic and destructive man is human, as human as the saint. - Erich Fromm
An evil man is a saint of the future. See good in everything. Destroy the evil-finding quality. Develop the good-finding quality. Rise above good and evil. - Sivananda Saraswati
Even the kindest saint does have their own adversary - Joshua De Vera Bautista
I don't think the real America is in New York or on the Pacific Coast; personally, I like the Middle West much better, places like North and South Dakota, Minneapolis and Saint Paul. There, I think, are the true Americans - Charlie Chaplin
His life oscillates, as everyone's does, not merely between two poles, such as the body and the spirit, the saint and the sinner, but between thousands, between innumerable poles.
No doubt alcohol, tobacco, and so forth, are things that a saint must avoid, but sainthood is a thing that human beings must avoid. - George Orwell
A man does not have to be an angel in order to be a saint. - Albert Schweitzer
You can recognize a saint by the wounds they don't disguise. - Jason Gray
A man does not have to be an angel to be a saint. - Albert Schweitzer
The here, the now and the individual have always been the special concern of the saint, the artist, the poet and -- from time immemorial--the woman. - Anne Morrow Lindbergh
To be a saint is the exception; to be upright is the rule. Err, falter, sin, but be upright. To commit the least possible sin is the law for man. Sin is a gravitation. - Victor Hugo
Sanity for anyone is pretty much out of the question, as both the saint and the sinner appear only equally insane: the saint appears it for actually believing in a place of eternal torment; the sinner, for deciding to risk going to that place of eternal torment. - Criss Jami
Redeemed humanity is still young, it has hardly come to its full strength. But already there is joy enough in the little finger of a great saint such as yonder lady to waken all the dead things of the universe into life. - C.S. Lewis
I see you brought along your violent little girlfriend. What a nice surprise!" - Saint Dane (The Reality Bug) - D.J. MacHale
Ignoring somebody’s mistakes in life from a powerful position makes you a saint, but the same act (whose intentiondoes not matter), if carried out from a weak position, will make you a coward or helpless. - Ravindra Shukla
It's easy to be a saint when all you've known is the good. - Donna Lynn Hope
Only a few have learned to savor the significance of solitude. Those who can glory in being alone on occasion are the saint or poet or explorer. - William P. Barker
A man does not have to be an angel in order to be saint. - Albert Schweitzer
She's no angel.He's no saint. - Elvis Costello
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 one of the great prophets of Christian "Liberation theology". - Dom Helder Camara Archbishop of Recife in Brazil
Saint, noun. A dead sinner revised and edited. - Ambrose Bierce
If a man tells you that he is fond of the Imitation, view him with sudden suspicion; he is either a dabbler or a Saint. - Ronald Knox
She smashes her knuckles into winterAs autumn's wind fades into blackShe is the saint of all the sinners,the one whose fallen through the cracks...(iViva la Gloria!) - Green Day
I would rather be a conscious wrongdoer than a mindless saint. - Habeeb Akande
We now live in a world where murderers and terrorists can cause death and mayhem, and when the time is "right" for them, they convert to normal human values, and become a global icon and saint! - Tony Dovale
Listen like a student.Learn like a scholar.Live like a sage.Love like a saint. - Matshona Dhliwayo
For a man who makes his salvation perfect through suffering, is more of a saint and a loving hero of nature. - Auliq Ice
Must, bid the Morn awake! Sad Winter now declines, Each bird doth choose a mate; This day's Saint Valentine's. For that good bishop's sake Get up and let us see What beauty it shall be That Fortune us assigns. - Michael Drayton
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
How do I recognize a real saint? Whom I shall see within me whether it is in dreams or trances or meditations, He will be the Saint to me. Because God is the only Saint in this world. He is within our bodies. When He will manifest within my body in the form of a person, he will be saint to me. - Jibankrishna
Ask yourself this question: Of this had been a white child found dead in a black neighborhood, would they be knocking on every door? 'Yes, sir.' Searching high and low? 'Yes, indeed.' It this had been a white child, would they paint him as a sinner and not a saint? 'Lord, no... - Ravi Howard
Give me liberty or give me death."[From a speech given at Saint John's Church in Richmond, Virginia on March 23, 1775 to the Virginia House of Burgesses; as first published in print in 1817 in William Wirt's Life and Character of .] - Patrick Henry
To the poet, to the philosopher, to the saint, all things are friendly and sacred, all events profitable, all days holy, all men divine. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
The grace of God transforms the sinner into saint. - Lailah Gifty Akita
There is hope for the sinner to be made a saint. - Lailah Gifty Akita
To be a saint does not exclude fine dresses nor a beautiful house.
Love has the mind of a sage, the heart of a saint, and the soul of an angel. - Matshona Dhliwayo
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 sinner is saved to be a saint by the Saviour. - Lailah Gifty Akita
I am not a saint, unless you think of a saint as a sinner who keeps on trying. - Nelson Mandela
To so many people, the Lord is in danger of being no more than a patron saint of our systematic theology instead of the Christ Who is our life. - W. Ian Thomas
To become a pious saint, experience first as as a ruthless killer. - Capt Kunal Narayan Uniyal
What is grace? It is the inspiration from on high: it is love; it is liberty. Grace is the spirit of law. This discovery of the spirit of law belongs to Saint Paul; and what he calls "grace" from a heavenly point of view, we, from an earthly point, call "rigtheousness." - Victor Hugo
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
There is no sinner like a young saint. - Aphra Behn
What Saint has ever won his crown without first contending for it? - Jerome
The true saint goes in and out amongst the people and eats and sleeps with them and buys and sells in the market and marries and takes part in social intercourse, and never forgets God for a single moment. - Shaikh Abu-Saeed Abil-Kheir
A saint without love is like a star without light. - Matshona Dhliwayo
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