Most Powerful Saint Denis quotations
I am not a saint, unless you think of a saint as a sinner who keeps on trying.
On the whole, I am on the side of the unregenerate who affirms the worth of life as an end in itself, as against the saints who deny it.
To acknowledge that I am yet a sinner is not to deny that I am a saint but to acknowledge how I became one, by grace.
Don't regret growing older. It's a privilege denied to many.
If anyone dared to assert that the Pontiff had erred in this or that canonisation, we shall say that he is, if not a heretic, at least temerarious, a giver of scandal to the whole Church, an insulter of the saints, a favourer of those heretics who deny the Church's authority in canonizing saints, savouring of heresy by giving unbelievers an occasion to mock the faithful, the assertor of an erroneous opinion and liable to very grave penalties.
Never deny the babies their Christmas! It is the shining seal set upon, a year of happiness. Let them believe in Santa Claus, or St. Nicholas; or Kriss Kringle, or whatever name the jolly Dutch saint bears in your religion.
You'll never get to be a saint if you deny the bit of the devil in you.
Every saint has a past, every sinner has a future.
We would willingly have others perfect, and yet we amend not our own faults.
We would have others severely corrected and will not be corrected ourselves. The large liberty of others displeases us, and yet we will not have our own desires denied us. We will have others kept under by strict laws, but in no sort will ourselves be restrained. And thus it appears how seldom we weigh our neighbor in the same balance with ourselves.
I don't deny myself food. I'm no saint. I love butter and cream, but I also eat lots of grains and fruits.
God loves the saints as the purchase of his Son's blood.
They cost him dear, and that which is so hardly got shall not be easily lost. He that was willing to expend his Son's blood to gain them, will not deny his power to keep them.