St. Francis of Assisi
"For it is in giving that we receive."
— Francis of Assisi

St. Francis Of Assisi Quotes

St. Francis Of Assisi Quotes – 25 The Best Ones

“All the darkness in the world cannot extinguish the light of a single candle.”
— St. Francis Of Assisi (The Little Flowers of St. Francis of Assisi)

“Lord, make me an instrument of thy 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.

O Divine Master, grant that I may not so much seek
to be consoled as to console,
to be understood as to understand,
to be loved, as to love.

For it is in giving that we receive,
It is in pardoning that we are pardoned,
and it is in dying that we are born to eternal life.”
— St. Francis Of Assisi

“Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.”
— St. Francis Of Assisi

“He who works with his hands is a laborer.
He who works with his hands and his head is a craftsman.
He who works with his hands and his head and his heart is an artist.”
— St. Francis Of Assisi

“The deeds you do may be the only sermon some persons will hear today”
— St. Francis of Assisi

“For it is in giving that we receive.”
— St. Francis of Assisi

“Remember that when you leave this earth, you can take with you nothing that have received–only what you have given.”
— St. Francis of Assisi

“I have been all things unholy. If God can work through me, He can work through anyone.”
— St. Francis of Assisi

“While you are proclaiming peace with your lips, be careful to have it even more fully in your heart.”
— St. Francis of Assisi

“If you have men who will exclude any of God’s creatures from the shelter of compassion and pity, you will have men who will deal likewise with their fellow men.”
— St. Francis of Assisi

“True progress quietly and persistently moves along without notice.”
— St. Francis of Assisi

“We have been called to heal wounds, to unite what has fallen apart, and to bring home those who have lost their way.”
— St. Francis of Assisi

“A single sunbeam is enough to drive away many shadows.”
— St. Francis of Assisi

“No one is to be called an enemy, all are your benefactors, and no one does you harm. You have no enemy except yourselves.”
— St. Francis of Assisi

“Above all the grace and the gifts that Christ gives to his beloved is that of overcoming self.”
— St. Francis of Assisi

“Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where these is hatred, let me sow love.”
— St. Francis of Assisi

“Sanctify yourself and you will sanctify society.”
— St. Francis of Assisi

“Nor did demons crucify Him; it is you who have crucified Him and crucify Him still, when you delight in your vices and sins. ”
— St. Francis of Assisi

“We should seek not so much to pray but to become prayer.”
— Francis of Assisi

“Lord, make me an instrument of your peace;
where there is hatred, let me sow love;
when 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.
Grant that I may not so much seek
to be consoled as to console;
to be understood, as to understand,
to be loved as to love;
for it is in giving that we receive,
it is in pardoning that we are pardoned,
and it is in dying [to ourselves] that we are born to eternal life.”
— St. Francis of Assisi

“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 of Assisi

“What we are looking for is what is looking.”
— St. Francis of Assisi

“O Divine Master, grant that I may not seek to be consoled, as to console. To be understood, as to understand. To be loved, as to love. For it is in giving that we receive. It is in pardoning that we are pardoned. It is in dying that we are born to eternal life.”
— St. Francis of Assisi

“And St. Francis said: ‘My dear son, be patient, because the weaknesses of the body are given to us in this world by God for the salvation of the soul. So they are of great merit when they are borne patiently.”
— St. Francis of Assisi (The Little Flowers of St. Francis of Assisi)

“A man who works with his hands is a laborer. A man who works with his hands and his head is a craftsman. A man who works with his hands, his head, and his heart is an artist.”
— St. Francis of Assisi

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