Saint Quotes

The following quotations from saints, blesseds and men and women of exemplary faith give insight into living a virtuous life and knowing the mind of Christ.

Saint Alphonsus Liguori

St. Alphonsus Liguori on Shortcomings

Saint Alphonsus Liguori | His Wisdom in 25 Quotes

Saint Ambrose

St. Ambrose on Our Own Evil Inclinations

St. Ambrose on Humility

Saint Ambrose on God's Omniscience

Saint Ambrose of Milan on the Baptism of Christ

Saint Andrew Kim Taegon

Saint Angela Merici

Ten Quotes from Saint Angela Merici on Discipleship

Saint Anselm

Saint Anselm — His Wisdom in 25 Quotations

Saint Anthony of Padua

St. Anthony of Padua on the Saints

Saint Athanasius

St. Athanasius on Gluttony

St. Athanasius in Defense of Iconography

Saint Augustine

St. Augustine on the Church

St. Augustine on Temptation

St. Augustine on Trusting God

Saint Augustine on the Raising of Lazarus

Saint Augustine on the Reason for Our Hope

Saint Augustine on the Most Holy Trinity [As Seen by the Angels in Heaven]

Saint Augustine on Loving God Belatedly

Saint Basil

St. Basil on Why God Doesn't Grant Our Requests

Saint Basil's De Spiritu Sancto (Of the Holy Spirit)

Saint Bernard

Saint Bernard on the Most Holy Name of Mary

Saint Bernard of Clairvaux

Saint Bonaventure

St. Bonaventure on Suffering

Saint Boniface

Saint Boniface on Persevering in Faith

Saint Bruno of Cologne

Saint Bruno on the Devil

Saint Catherine of Bologna

St. Catherine of Bologna’s Seven Spiritual Weapons of Use to the Faithful in the Fight Against Evil

Saint Charles Borromeo

"Christ, Who Came Once in the Flesh, is Prepared to Come Again"

Saint Charles Lwanga

Saint Charles Lwanga on Confessing the Cross

Saint Clare of Assisi

St. Clare of Assisi on Peace of Mind

Saint Columban

St. Columban's Advice for Living in Imitation of Christ

Saint Cyprian

St. Cyprian on Prayer

Saint Cyril of Alexandria

St. Cyril of Alexandria on Christ

Saint Dominic

Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton

St. Elizabeth Ann Seton on Time and Eternity

St. Elizabeth Ann Seton – A Collection of Her Wisdom in Thirty Quotations

Saint Elizabeth of Portugal

St. Elizabeth of Portugal's Response to Flattery & A Miracle Ascribed to Her

Saint Ephrem of Syria

Saint Ephrem of Syria on Prayer

The Great Lenten Prayer of Saint Ephraim

Saint Faustina Kowalska
Saint Francis of Assisi

St. Francis of Assisi on the Essence of Holiness

Saint Francis Borgia

Saint Francis Borgia on the Meaning of Discipleship

Saint Francis de Sales

St. Francis de Sales on Anxiety

The Wisdom of Saint Francis de Sales in 20 Quotations

St. Francis de Sales on Trusting in God

Saint Francis Xavier

Saint Francis Xavier — His Wisdom in 10 Quotations

Saint Gregory the Great

Pope St. Gregory the Great on Holiness

Saint Gregory Nazianzen

St. Gregory Nazianzen on Virtue

St. Hilarion of Gaza

St. Hilarion on the Christian Response to Suffering

Saint Hilary of Poitiers

Saint Hilary of Poitiers on the Trinity

Saint Ignatius of Antioch

Saint Ignatius of Antioch on Christianity

Saint Ignatius of Loyola

St. Ignatius of Loyola on Suffering

St. Ignatius of Loyola on Life

Saint Irenaeus

Twenty Quotations on God from Saint Irenaeus

Saint Isidore of Seville

St. Isidore of Seville — His Wisdom in 20 Quotations

Saint Jerome

Saint Jerome on the Primacy of the Bishop of Rome

Saint John XXIII

St. John XXIII's Advice on Living as a Disciple of Christ
Saint John the Baptist de la Salle

20 Quotations from Saint John the Baptist de la Salle

Saint John Bosco

25 Inspiring Quotations From Saint John Bosco

Prayer of Saint John Bosco for the Salvation of Souls

Saint John Chrysostom

St. John Chrysostom on Christ's Sacrifice

St. John Chrysostom on Forgiveness

St. John Chrysostom on True Wealth

St. John Chrysostom on the Priesthood

St. John Chrysostom | His Wisdom in Ten Quotations

St. John de Brebeuf

St. John de Brebeuf on Suffering for the Faith2

Saint John of the Cross

St. John of the Cross on Holiness

Saint John of the Cross on the Love of God

Saint John Damascene

Saint John Damascene on Sacred Scripture

Saint John Eudes

Saint John Eudes on Living in Imitation of Christ

St. John Eudes on Our Relationship With Christ

Saint John of God

Whoever Abides in God’s Love; Labors Without Ceasing

Saint John Neumann

Saint John Paul II

St. John Paul II on Freedom

Pope Saint John Paul II on Gay "Marriage"

Saint John Paul II in His Own Words - A Collection of His Quotes

Saint John Paul II on Holiness

St. John Paul II on Human Agency

Saint John Paul II on Marriage

Pope Saint John Paul II on Stupidity

Saint John Paul II on the Trinity

Saint John Paul II on the Blessed Virgin Mary

Pope Saint John Paul II on Every Man’s Duty

Saint John Paul II on the Rosary of the Virgin Mary

St. John Paul II on the Meaning of Salvation and the Divine Commission of Every Christian

Saint John Paul II on the Sanctity of Life

Saint John Paul II on Authentic Human Freedom  NEW

Saint John Vianney

The Curé d'Ars on Holiness

The Curé d'Ars on Prayer

The Curé d'Ars on Sanctity

The Curé d'Ars on Christ in the Most Blessed Sacrament

Saint Josemaría Escrivá

Saint Josemaría Escrivá, "It is Not Enough to Be Good"

Saint Josemaría Escrivá on Lent

Saint Joseph of Cupertino

Saint Joseph of Cupertino on God

Saint Josephine Bakhita

Ten Quotations From Saint Josephine Bakhita

Saint Katharine Drexel

Saint Katharine Drexel — Her Wisdom in Quotations

St. Lawrence of Brindisi

Saint Lawrence of Brindisi on God's Love

Saint Lawrence of Brindisi on Prayer

Saint Longinus

St. Longinus on Christ's Divinity

Saint Lorenzo Ruiz

Last Words of Filipino Martyr Saint Lorenzo Ruiz

Saint Louis Marie de Montfort

Saint Louis de Montfort — His Wisdom in 20 Quotations

St. Louis de Montfort on the Power of the Rosary

Saint Louise de Marillac

St. Louise de Marillac — Her Wisdom in 12 Quotations

Saint Lucy

Saint Lucy’s Profession of Faith Before the Court

Saint Madeleine Sophie Barat

St. Madeleine Sophie Barat on Suffering

Saint Margaret Mary Alacoque

Saint Margaret Mary Alacoque on the Sacred Heart

St. Margaret Mary Alacoque on Devotion to the Most Sacred Heart

Saint Marguerite Bourgeoys

St. Marguerite Bourgeoys on Responding to God's Love

Saint Maria Goretti

Saint Maria Goretti on the Love of Christ

Saint Martha

Saint Martha on the Divinity of Christ

Saint Maximilian Kolbe

Saint Maximilian Kolbe on the Eucharist

Saint Maximus the Confessor

St. Maximus on Perfect Spiritual Love

Saint Norbert

Saint Norbert on the Priesthood

Saint Patrick

The Confession of Saint Patrick

Saint Paul of the Cross

10 Quotations From St. Paul of the Cross on Suffering

Saint Paul of the Cross’ Counsel to Priests

Saint Peter Canisius

St. Peter Canisius on Living in Imitation of Christ and Dealing with Protestant Objections

Saint Peter Chrysologus

Saint Peter Chrysologus on Serving Two Masters

Saint Peter Damian

Saint Peter Damian — His Wisdom in 12 Quotations
Saint Pio of Pietrelcina

St. Pio on Carrying Your Cross

St. Pio on Jesus

Padre Pio on Contemplating the Life, Passion, Death, Resurrection & Ascension of our Lord Jesus Christ

Padre Pio’s Answer to Those Who Deny the Existence of Hell

Saint Padre Pio on the Mass

St. Padre Pio — His Wisdom in 25 Quotations

Saint Padre Pio on Resisting Temptation and Guilt

Saint Padre Pio on Prayer

Saint Padre Pio on the Value of Suffering

Saint Pius V

Pope Saint Pius V on “Cafeteria Catholics”

Saint Pius X

7 Things Saint Pius X Said That Speak to the Church Today

Pope Saint Pius X on the Teaching of Jesus Christ

Pope Saint Pius X on Sacred Music & the Liturgy

Pope Saint Pius X on Sanctity

Pope Saint Pius X on the Desire for Peace

Saint Robert Bellarmine

Saint Robert Bellarmine on the Last Day

Saint Rose of Lima

St. Rose on Suffering

Saint Teresa of Avila

St. Teresa of Avila on Anxiety

St. Teresa of Avila on Prayer

Saint Teresa of Avila on Serving Others With Love & Compassion in Imitation of Christ

St. Teresa of Avila on St. Anne, the Mother of Mary

Saint Teresa of Ávila’s Vision of Hell

St. Teresa of Ávila's Advice on Being a Disciple of Christ

Saint Teresa Benedicta of the Cross

Saint Teresa Benedicta | Her Wisdom in 25 Quotes

St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross on God’s Providence

Saint Teresa of Calcutta

Mother Teresa on the Gift of Life

Mother Teresa on the Paradox of Love

Mother Teresa on Spiritual Poverty

Mother Teresa on the Disruption of Peace in the World

25 Inspirational Quotations From St. Teresa of Calcutta

St. Teresa of Calcutta on the Sacred Heart of Jesus

St. Teresa of Calcutta on Christ in the Most Blessed Sacrament

Saint Thérèse of Lisieux

The Little Flower on Holiness

St. Thérèse of Lisieux on Love

The Little Flower on Prayer

Saint Thérèse of Lisieux – A Collection of Her Wisdom in Thirty Quotations

Saint Thomas Aquinas

St. Thomas Aquinas on Christ As the Good Shepherd

St. Thomas Aquinas Concerning God

St. Thomas Aquinas on the Essence of Virtue

The Angelic Doctor on Faith

The Angelic Doctor on Pride

The Angelic Doctor on Sin

The Angelic Doctor on Virtue

Saint Thomas Aquinas – His Wisdom in 25 Quotations

Saint Thomas Aquinas' Prayer of Supplication to God

Saint Thomas Becket

Saint Thomas Becket on Salvation | From a Letter He Wrote Days Before His Martyrdom

Saint Thomas More

Saint Thomas More on Faith

St. Thomas More on Idle Minds

25 Quotations from Saint Thomas More

Saint Vincent de Paul

St. Vincent de Paul on Divine Providence

St. Vincent de Paul on Humility

Saint Vincent de Paul on God

Blessed Cardinal John Henry Newman

Cardinal John Henry Newman on Serving God

Blessed John Henry Newman on the Pastoral Office

Blessed Oscar Romero 

Blessed Oscar Romero on Obeying God's Law

Blessed Pope Paul VI

Pope Paul VI's Beautiful Words Concerning the Union of Husband and Wife

Pope Paul VI: The Devil is 'an Active Force, a Living, Spiritual Being'

Venerable Pope Pius XII

The Future Pope Pius XII's Dire Premonition Regarding the Catholic Church

Pope Pius XII on the Virgin Mary

Pope Pius XII on Modern Man's Greatest Sin

Pope Leo XIII 

Pope Leo XIII on the Worst Kind of Heretic

Pope Pius XI

Pope Pius XI on Socialism

Pope Pius XI on Eucharistic Adoration

Venerable Fulton J. Sheen

Venerable Fulton J. Sheen — His Wisdom in 25 Quotes

Venerable Fulton Sheen on the Essence of Evil

C. S. Lewis 

C. S. Lewis on Christianity

C.S. Lewis on the Fragility of Civilization

Flannery O'Connor

Flannery O'Connor on Faith, the Priesthood and the Catholic Church

Flannery O'Connor on Life

Flannery O’Connor on Protestantism

G.K. Chesterton

G.K. Chesterton Refutes a Popular Indictment Against Catholics and Catholicism

Seven Thoughts by G. K. Chesterton on Religion That Grow in Relevance by the Day

Chesterton on Conversion: A Brief Reflection

Articles Featuring Quotes by Multiple Saints.

The Power of Confession

The Power of the Mass

The Power of the Rosary

100 Beloved And Obscure Quotations From the Saints

Three Saints — Three Metaphysical Insights (end of post)

15 Quotes by Saints That Give Us Meaning & Hope

15 More Quotes by Saints That Give Us Meaning & Hope

Saints Peter and Paul on Holiness

Last Words of Seven Saint Martyrs, Past and Present

Popes of the Twentieth Century on the Real Presence

The Saints on the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ

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