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Definition of Saint

Saint

  1. A person sanctified; a holy or godly person; one eminent for piety and virtue; any true Christian, as being redeemed and consecrated to God.
  2. One of the blessed in heaven.
  3. One canonized by the church.
  4. To make a saint of; to enroll among the saints by an offical act, as of the pope; to canonize; to give the title or reputation of a saint to (some one).
  5. To act or live as a saint.

Saint Quotations

The only difference between the saint and the sinner is that every saint has a past, and every sinner has a future.
Oscar Wilde

Satan trembles when he sees the weakest saint upon their knees.
William Cowper

A man does not have to be an angel in order to be saint.
Albert Schweitzer

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.
Charles Spurgeon

My father was a statesman, I am a political woman. My father was a saint. I am not.
Indira Gandhi
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Saint Translations

saint in Dutch is heilige
saint in German is Heiliger
saint in Italian is santa
saint in Latin is sanctus
saint in Spanish is santo
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