Quotations by Saint Basil
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Born: Sunday, December 31, 1899
A tree is known by its fruit; a man by his deeds. A good deed is never lost; he who sows courtesy reaps friendship, and he who plants kindness gathers love.
(Keywords: Love, Friendship, Courtesy, Deed, Deeds, Kindness, Man, Plants)
Do not measure your loss by itself; if you do, it will seem intolerable; but if you will take all human affairs into account you will find that some comfort is to be derived from them.
(Keywords: Comfort, Loss, Measure, Will)
Many a man curses the rain that falls upon his head, and knows not that it brings abundance to drive away the hunger.
(Keywords: Abundance, Hunger, Man, Rain)
Not the power to remember, but its very opposite, the power to forget, is a necessary condition for our existence.
(Keywords: Power, Existence, Forget)