Quotations on Saints

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I am very proud of The Saints and I'm very glad that I've been associated with them all these years, but the next record is the best record... has to be the philosophy for any band that remains even halfway decent or vibrant, and that is kind of where my head's at.
- Chris Bailey
(Keywords: Philosophy, Saints, Years)

I hold communications with saints and angels, even with satan himself.
- Elizabeth Barton
(Keywords: Angels, Saints, Satan)

Remember the sufferings of Christ, the storms that were weathered... the crown that came from those sufferings which gave new radiance to the faith... All saints give testimony to the truth that without real effort, no one ever wins the crown.
- Thomas Becket
(Keywords: Faith, Truth, Christ, Effort, Saints, Storms)

Great writers are the saints for the godless.
- Anita Brookner
(Keywords: Saints, Writers)

In his holy flirtation with the world, God occasionally drops a handkerchief. These handkerchiefs are called saints.
- Frederick Buechner
(Keywords: God, Flirtation, Saints, World)

The natural response of the old-timers is to build a strong moral wall against the outside. This is where the world starts to be painted in black and white, saints inside, and sinners outside the wall.
- Mary Douglas
(Keywords: Old, Saints, World)

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.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
(Keywords: Life, End, Saints, Worth)

But the Jews will also be believers, so you can say that all the saints, both gentiles and Jews, will go into the millennial kingdom and populate the earth.
- Tim LaHaye
(Keywords: Earth, Saints, Will)

We have relegated the saints to a pink and blue and gold world of plaster statuary that belongs to the past; it is a hangover, a relic, of the Dark Ages when men were the children of fantasy's magic.
- C. Kilmer Myers
(Keywords: Men, Children, Fantasy, Gold, Magic, Past, Saints, World)

Many people genuinely do not want to be saints, and it is probable that some who achieve or aspire to sainthood have never felt much temptation to be human beings.
- George Orwell
(Keywords: People, Saints, Temptation, Want)

No man can in any measure resemble the scripture saints.
- Charles Simeon
(Keywords: Man, Measure, Saints, Scripture)

I see no faults in the Church, and therefore let me be resurrected with the Saints, whether I ascend to heaven or descend to hell, or go to any other place. And if we go to hell, we will turn the devils out of doors and make a heaven of it.
- Joseph Smith, Jr.
(Keywords: Church, Faults, Heaven, Hell, Saints, Will)

It is my meditation all the day, and more than my meat and drink, to know how I shall make the Saints of God comprehend the visions that roll like an overflowing surge before my mind.
- Joseph Smith, Jr.
(Keywords: God, Day, Meditation, Mind, Saints, Visions)

Our focus continues to be on having the Saints in Louisiana... We're trying to develop what we would regard as a new model for the Saints to operate in a rebuilt Louisiana.
- Paul Tagliabue
(Keywords: Focus, Saints, Trying)









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