Quotation Explorer - 'Saints'

Religion is still useful among the herd - that it helps their orderly conduct as nothing else could. The crude human animal is in-eradicably superstitious, and there is every biological reason why they should be. Take away his Christian god and saints, and he will worship something else... - H.P. Lovecraft
Maidens who stay maidens turn into saints. Old women become sorceresses. Tough jobs, both of these. - Tanith Lee
The history of saints is mainly the history of insane people.
What would it profit us to possess and perform everything else and be like pure saints, if we meanwhile neglected our chief purpose in life, namely, the care of the young? - Martin Luther
It is well known how the monks wrote silly lives of Catholic Saints over the manuscripts on which the classical works of ancient heathendom had been written. - Karl Marx
Knee-jerk liberals and all the certified saints of sanctified humanism are quick to condemn this great and much-maligned Transylvanian statesman.
Satan dreads nothing but prayer. His one concern is to keep the saints from praying. He fears nothing from prayerless studies, prayerless work, prayerless religion. He laughs at our toil, he mocks our wisdom, but he trembles when we pray. - Samuel Chadwick
Saints have no moderation, nor do poets, just exuberance. - Anne Sexton
Love rules the court, the camp, the grove, and men below, and the saints above, for love is heaven, and heaven is love. - Walter Scott
Colleges hate geniuses, just as convents hate saints. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
We are to point saints to look to Christ, and then to deny themselves and follow Christ, obeying Christ above all else. Not pointing them to ourselves, nor following us, nor obeying us. Our ministry has got to be about them following our Lord Jesus Christ. - brother Billy
In the South of California has gathered the larges and most miscellaneous assortment of Messiahs, Sorcerers, Saints and Seers known to the history of aberrations.
We need not take refuge in supernatural gods to explain our saints and sages and heroes and statesmen, as if to explain our disbelief that mere unaided human beings could be that good or wise. - Abraham H. Maslow
Saints cannot exist without a community, as they require, like all of us, nurturance by a people who, while often unfaithful, preserve the habits necessary to learn the story of God. - Stanley Hauerwas
Why have many saints been so perfectly contemplative? Because they always studied to mortify themselves from worldly desires, that they might freely, with all the power of their heart, tend to our Lord.
I'd rather laugh with the sinners than cry with the saints, sinners are much more fun. - Billy Joel
Most people are good. They may not be saints, but they are good. - Jimmy Wales
In the human society, it is difficult to find all angels flapping there wings and all saints singing halleluya. - late chief gani fahewinmi
Saints love all beings. They love even those who attempt to harm them. - Radhe Maa
Be patient, you are in good company. Our Lord Himself, our Lady, the apostles, and countless saints, both men and women, have been poor. - Francis de Sales
Never was the victory of patience more complete than in the early church. The anvil broke the hammer by bearing all the blows that the hammer could place upon it. The patience of the saints was stronger than the cruelty of tyrants. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
The least among the sadhus, saints and monks and other people of God is worthier than you. Never speak ill of them - Radhe Maa
Saints should always be judged guilty until they are proved innocent. - George Orwell
The church is a hospital for sinners, not a museum for saints. - Abigail Van Buren
Many people genuinely do not wish to be saints, and it is possible that some who achieve or aspire to sainthood have never had much temptation to be human beings. - George Orwell
Mother are wife are saints, If they are not together - A G Maran
Next to theology I give to music the highest place and honor. And we see how David and all the saints have wrought their godly thoughts into verse, rhyme, and song.
He walked away. It was a shame really, but what could I do? He was the law; I broke the law, two things one should never combine.From WIP The Trinity Saints - Leslie Dawn Nash
Even if there were only two men left in the world and both of them saints they wouldn't be happy. One them would be bound to try and improve the other. That is the nature of things. - Frank O'Connor
And they came up on the broad plain of the earth and surrounded the camp of the saints and the beloved city, and fire came down from heaven and devoured them.-Revelations 20:9 - A J.J. Graves
The Church is the Body of Christ, and as such it is both heavenly and earthly. The Church is the communion of saints, and it includes as members both angels and shepherds - cherubim and seraphim, and you, and me. - Scott Hahn
Should you care to write (and only the saints know why you should) you must needs have knowledge and art and magic - the knowledge of the music of words, the art of being artless, and the magic of loving your readers. - Kahil Gibran
There are but few saints amongst scientists, as among other men, but truth itself is a goal comparable with sanctity.
I'd rather laugh with the sinners than cry with the saints. - Billy Joel
Words like IDIOT & MAD are forever sacrosanct as history shows that they have always been used against sages & saints by stupids and sycophants in this satanic & selfish world. - Anuj Somany
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