Saint Quotes

There is no sinner like a young saint. Aphra Behn

Saints have no moderation, nor do poets, just exuberance. Anne Sexton

Saints should always be judged guilty until they are proved innocent. George Orwell

It is probable that some who achieve or aspire to sainthood have never felt much temptation to be human beings. George Orwell

Saints are simply men and women who have fulfilled their natural obligation which is to approach God. Evelyn Waugh

The virtues of society are the vices of the saints. Ralph Waldo Emerson

A saint addicted to excessive self-abnegation is a dangerous associate; he may infect you with poverty, and a stiffening of those joints which are needed for advancement – in a word, with more renunciation than you care for – and so you flee the contagion. Victor Hugo

Saint. A dead sinner revised and edited. Ambrose Bierce

The only difference between the saint and the sinner is that every saint has a past, and every sinner has a future. Oscar Wilde

It is easier to make a saint out of a libertine than out of a prig. George Santayana

Satan trembles when he sees the weakest saint upon his knees. William Cowper

Sainthood emerges when you can listen to someone’s tale of woe and not respond with a description of your own. Andrew V Mason

Saints need sinners. Alan Watts

A man does not have to be an angel in order to be saint. Albert Schweitzer

Many of the insights of the saint stem from his experience as a sinner. Eric Hoffer