St. Francis Quotes

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"Do not wish to be anything except what you are." St. Francis
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Love    Quote of the Day    Self-love   

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"It is in pardoning that we are pardoned." St. Francis
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"Where there is charity and wisdom, there is neither fear nor ignorance. Where there is patience and humility, there is neither anger nor vexation. Where there is poverty and joy, there is neither greed nor avarice. Where there is peace and meditation, there is neither anxiety nor doubt." St. Francis
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Anger   

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"Preach the Gospel at all times and when necessary use words." St. Francis
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Example    Italian Saint   

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"Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength" St. Francis
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"Where there is charity and wisdom, there is neither fear nor ignorance." St. Francis
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Charity    Italian Saint    Wisdom   

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"Blessed is the servant who loves his brother as much when he is sick and useless as when he is well and an be of service to him. And blessed is he who loves his brother as well when he is afar off as when he is by his side, and who would say nothing behind his back he might not, in love, say before his face." St. Francis
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"Lord, make me an instrument of your peace; where there is hatred, let me sow love; where there is injury, pardon; where there is doubt, faith; where there is despair, hope; where there is darkness, light; and where there is sadness, joy." St. Francis
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Cute Love    Feelings    Love    Sweet Love   

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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." St. Francis
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Peace    Swiss Clergyman   

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"Be who you are and be that well." St. Francis
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"Friendships begun in this world will be taken up again, never to be broken off." St. Francis
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"There are no galley-slaves in the royal vessel of divine love -- every man works his oar voluntarily!" St. Francis
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"Marital intercourse is certainly holy, lawful and praiseworthy in itself and profitable to society, yet in certain circumstances it can prove dangerous, as when through excess the soul is made sick with venial sin, or through the violation and perversion of its primary end, killed by mortal sin; such perversion, detestable in proportion to its departure from the true order, being always mortal sin, for it is never lawful to exclude the primary end of marriage which is the procreation of children." St. Francis
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Circumstances    Sex   

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"Have patience with all things, but chiefly have patience with yourself. Do not lose courage in considering your own imperfections, but instantly set about remedying them -- every day begin the task anew -" St. Francis
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Courage    Patience   

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"Do not wish to be anything but what you are, and try to be that perfectly." St. Francis
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"Do not lose courage in considering your own imperfections." St. Francis
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Courage    Swiss Clergyman   

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"If the heart wanders or is distracted, bring it back to the point quite gently and replace it tenderly in its Master's presence. And even if you did nothing during the whole of your hour but bring your heart back and place it again in Our Lord's presence, though it went away every time you brought it back, your hour would be very well employed." St. Francis
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"Reputation is rarely proportioned to virtue." St. Francis
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Reputation    Swiss Clergyman   

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"Those who love to be feared fear to be loved, and they themselves are more afraid than anyone, for whereas other men fear only them, they fear everyone." St. Francis
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Enemies    Swiss Clergyman   

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"A quarrel between friends, when made up, adds a new tie to friendship, as experience shows that the callosity formed around a broken bone makes it stronger than before." St. Francis
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"There was never an angry man that thought his anger unjust" St. Francis
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