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The only difference between the saint and the sinner is that every saint has a past, and every sinner has a future.
In the world, there are countless Sadhus, Mahatmas, Mahapurushas, Saints, Yogis, and Walis, though the number of genuine ones is very, very limited. I am neither a Mahatma nor a Mahapurush, neither a Sadhu nor a Saint, neither a Yogi nor a Wali. I am the ancient One. The Highest of the High!
Everything about me is a contradiction, and so is everything about everybody else. We are made out of oppositions; we live between two poles. There's a philistine and an aesthete in all of us, and a murderer and a saint. You don't reconcile the poles. You just recognize them.
The difference between a saint and a hypocrite is that one lies for his religion, the other by it.
Some people just use beautiful things to just shop or to have a tribal feeling - 'Oh, blah, blah, blah, I'm wearing Hermes; blah, blah, blah, I'm wearing Saint Laurent; blah-blah blah' - because it's like a need, a tribe, recognition: 'Ahh, my Rolex.' But I run away from anything which is too recognizable - it's my nature.
Let us consider the glorious Saint Paul: it seems that no other name fell from his lips than that of Jesus, because the name of Jesus was fixed and embedded in his heart.
Saint Teresa of Avila
A man does not have to be an angel in order to be saint.
Satan trembles when he sees the weakest saint upon their knees.
Their memory's like a train: you can see it getting smaller as it pulls away And the things you can't remember Tell the things you can't forget that History puts a saint in every dream.
We can love an honest rogue, but what is more offensive than a false saint?
Bill Gates has become the patron saint of philanthropy and the poster child of rebirth, and from what I can tell, rightly so.
I have always wanted to become a saint. Unfortunately, when I have compared myself with the saints, I have always found that there is the same difference between the saints and me as there is between a mountain whose summit is lost in the clouds and a humble grain of sand trodden underfoot by passers-by.
Therese of Lisieux
I like the Hotel Costes, on rue Saint Honore, a boutique hotel near the Arc de Triomphe, the Louvre and the Tuileries. I love the dark, moody decor as well as the fantastic scented, candlelit pool in the basement.
I am truly honoured to become ambassadress for Yves Saint Laurent. The brand's modern vision of beauty is very inspiring, and I am particularly proud to represent such an audacious archetype of woman.
The heretic is always better dead. And mortal eyes cannot distinguish the saint from the heretic.
George Bernard Shaw
Nixon was no more a saint than he was a great president.
Hunter S. Thompson
You cannot make a sinner into a saint by killing him. He who does not live as a saint here will never live as a saint hereafter.
Myself when young did eagerly frequent doctor and saint, and heard great argument about it and about: but evermore came out by the same door as in I went.
One cannot become a saint when one works sixteen hours a day.
Saint: A dead sinner revised and edited.
My father was a statesman, I am a political woman. My father was a saint. I am not.
He that falls into sin is a man; that grieves at it, is a saint; that boasteth of it, is a devil.
Many of the insights of the saint stem from their experience as sinners.
When people call me God, I say, no, I'm still an angel or saint of acting. I still have a long way to go.
Character in a saint means the disposition of Jesus Christ persistently manifested.
John F. Kennedy
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