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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.
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.
Character in a saint means the disposition of Jesus Christ persistently manifested.
I wish people wouldn't think of me as a saint - unless they agree with the definition of a saint that a saint's a sinner who goes on trying.
Aung San Suu Kyi
The creed of a true saint is to make the best of life, and to make the most of it.
Edwin Hubbel Chapin
Satan trembles when he sees the weakest saint upon their knees.
You know, Saint Augustine said our hearts are restless 'til they rest in thee. And I had a restlessness in my heart. Something just wasn't quite right.
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.
A man does not have to be an angel in order to be saint.
Existentialism is about being a saint without God; being your own hero, without all the sanction and support of religion or society.
The difference between a saint and a hypocrite is that one lies for his religion, the other by it.
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!
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.
One cannot become a saint when one works sixteen hours a day.
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.
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.
This age thinks better of a gilded fool Than of a threadbare saint in wisdom's school.
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
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
Saint: A dead sinner revised and edited.
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.
No man can become a saint in his sleep.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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