Go forward bravely. Fear nothing. Trust in God; all will be well.— Joan of Arc
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It is better to be alone with God. His friendship will not fail me, nor His counsel, nor His love. In His strength, I will dare and dare and dare until I die.
I would rather die than do something which I know to be a sin, or to be against God's will.
Hope in God. If you have good hope and faith in Him, you shall be delivered from your enemies.
Courage! Do not fall back; in a little the place will be yours. Watch! When the wind blows my banner against the bulwark, you shall take it.
I was admonished ot adopt feminine clothes;
I refused, and still refuse. As for other avocations of women, there are plenty of other women to perform them.
I saw them with my bodily eyes as clearly as I see you.
And when they departed, I used to weep and wish they would take me with them.
Of the love or hatred God has for the English, I know nothing, but I do know that they will all be thrown out of France, except those who die there.
I fear nothing for God is with me!
Courage! Do not fall back.
Help yourself and God will help you
You say that you are my judge; I do not know if you are; but take good heed not to judge me ill, because you would put yourself in great peril.
If ever I do escape, no one shall reproach me with having broken or violated my faith, not having given my word to any one, whosoever it may be.
Truly, if you were to tear me limb from limb and separate my soul from my body, I would not say anything more. If I did say anything, afterwards I would always declare that you made me say it by force!
I shall last a year, and but little longer: we must think to do good work in that year. Four things are laid upon me: to drive out the English; to bring you to be crowned and anointed at Reims; to rescue the Duke of Orléans from the hands of the English; and to raise the siege of Orléans.
Everything I have said or done is in the hands of God.
I commit myself to Him! I certify to you that I would do or say nothing against the Christian faith.
I'm gonna take it as it comes
The poor folk gladly came to me, for I did them no unkindness, but helped them as much as I could.
The angels are as perfect in form as they are in spirit.
I am not afraid..... I was born to do this.
I am not afraid... I was born to do this.
What concerns this dress is a small thing - less than nothing.
I did not take it by the advice of any man in the world. I did not take this dress or do anything but by the command of Our Lord and of the Angels.
Alas! that my body, clean and whole, never been corrupted, today must be consumed and burnt to ashes!
All battles are first won or lost, in the mind.
Far rather would I sit and sew beside my poor mother, for this thing is not of my condition. But I must go, and I must do this thing, because my Lord will have it so. Rather now than tomorrow, and tomorrow than the day after!
Every man gives his life for what he believes .
.. one life is all we have to live and we live it according to what we believe.
I answered the voice that I was a poor girl who knew nothing of riding and warfare.
Even little children repeat that oftentimes people are hanged for having told the truth.
Every man gives his life for what he believes.
Every woman gives her life for what she believes. Sometimes people believe in little or nothing, nevertheless they give up their lives to that little or nothing. One life is all we have, and we live it as we believe in living it, and then it's gone. But to surrender what you are, and live without belief - that's more terrible than dying - more terrible than dying young.
... since God commanded me to go, I must do it.
[Responding to trick query about whether she believed herself in a state of grace:] If I am not, may it please God to bring me into it; if I am, may He preserve me in it.
How else would God speak to me, if not through my imagination?
I die for speaking the language of the angels.
I used to say, "Go boldly in among the English," and then I used to go boldly in myself.
If I am not, may God place me there; if I am, may God so keep me. I should be the saddest in all the world if I knew that I were not in the grace of God. But if I were in a state of sin, do you think the Voice would come to me? I would that every one could hear the Voice as I hear it.
If I said that God did not send me, I should condemn myself; truly God did send me.
If I be not in a state of grace, I pray God place me in it; if I be in it, I pray God keep me so.
Act, and God will act.
Children say that people are hung sometimes for speaking the truth.
It is true I wished to escape; and so I wish still: is not this lawful for all prisoners?
The Maid and her soldiers will have the victory.
Therefore the Maid is willing that you, Duke of Bedford, should not destroy yourself.
About Jesus Christ and the Church, I simply know they're just one thing, and we shouldn't complicate the matter.
I place trust in God, my creator, in all things; I love Him with all my heart.
Do you know whether or not you are in God's grace? Joan: If I am not, may God put me there; and if I am, may God so keep me.
Men are sometimes hanged for telling the truth.
Even though I saw the executioner and the fire, I could not say anything but what I have said.
[Before being burned at the stake for her faith:] Hold the cross high so I may see it through the flames.