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#1. It is no use walking anywhere to preach unless our walking is our preaching. - Author: Francis Of Assisi
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#2. Woe to those who die in mortal sin! - Author: Francis Of Assisi
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#3. What does the poor man do at the rich man's door, the sick man in the presence of his physician, the thirsty man at a limpid stream? What they do, I do before the Eucharistic God. I pray. I adore. I love. - Author: Francis Of Assisi
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#4. Study always to have Joy, for it befits not the servant of God to show before his brother or another sadness or a troubled face. - Author: Francis Of Assisi
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#5. We have been called to heal wounds, to unite what has fallen apart, and to bring home those who have lost their way. - Author: Francis Of Assisi
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#6. For it is in giving that we receive. - Author: Francis Of Assisi
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#7. There is absolutely no man in the whole world who can possess one among you unless he first die. - Author: Francis Of Assisi
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#8. When I think of the happiness that is in store for me, every sorrow, every pain becomes dear to me. - Author: Francis Of Assisi
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#9. God could not have chosen anyone less qualified, or more of a sinner, than myself. And so, for this wonderful work He intends to perform through us, He selected me- for God always chooses the weak and the absurd, and those who count for nothing. - Author: Francis Of Assisi
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#10. Jesus is happy to come with us, as truth is happy to be spoken, as life to be lived, as light to be lit, as love is to be loved, as joy to be given, as peace to be spread. - Author: Francis Of Assisi
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#11. First do the necessary, then do the feasible, then you will be able to achieve the impossible. - Author: Francis Of Assisi
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#12. We must not be wise and prudent according to the flesh. Rather, we must be simple, humble and pure. - Author: Francis Of Assisi
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#13. He who works with his hands is a laborer.
He who works with his hands and his head is a craftsman.
He who works with his hands and his head and his heart is an artist. - Author: Francis Of Assisi
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#14. A single sunbeam is enough to drive away many shadows. - Author: Francis Of Assisi
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#15. Spread the Gospel. If necessary, use words. - Author: Francis Of Assisi
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#16. Preach the Gospels everyday & only if you have to ... use words. - Author: Francis Of Assisi
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#17. It is in pardoning that we are pardoned. - Author: Francis Of Assisi
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#18. While you are proclaiming peace with your lips, be careful to have it even more fully in your heart. - Author: Francis Of Assisi
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#19. Pleased be you, my Lord, with all your creatures, especially Sir Brother Sun, who is the day and through whom you give us light. And he is beautiful and radiant with great splendours and bears likeness of you, Most High One. - Author: Francis Of Assisi
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#20. I am the herald of the Great King. - Author: Francis Of Assisi
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#21. It is not fitting, when one is in God's service, to have a gloomy face or a chilling look. - Author: Francis Of Assisi
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#22. What we are looking for is what is looking. - Author: Francis Of Assisi
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#23. Go out and preach the gospel and if you must, use words. - Author: Francis Of Assisi
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#24. Be patient in trials, watchful in prayer, and never cease working. - Author: Francis Of Assisi
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#25. If you have men who will exclude any of God's creatures from the shelter of compassion and pity, you will have men who will deal likewise with their fellow men. - Author: Francis Of Assisi
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#26. A man who works with his hands is a labourer. A man who works with his hands and his head is a craftsman. A man who works with his haands, his head, and his heart is an artist. - Author: Francis Of Assisi
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#27. Don't change the world, change worlds. - Author: Francis Of Assisi
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#28. We should seek not so much to pray but to become prayer. - Author: Francis Of Assisi
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#29. We should all realize that no matter where or how a man dies, if he is in the state of mortal sin and does not repent, when he could have done so and did not, the Devil tears his soul from his body with such anguish and distress that only a person who has experienced it can appreciate it. - Author: Francis Of Assisi
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#30. The Father willed that his blessed and glorious Son, whom he gave to us and who was born for us, should through his own blood offer himself as a sacrificial victim on the altar of the cross. This was to be done not for himself through whom all things were made, but for our sins. - Author: Francis Of Assisi
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#31. What you are looking for is what is looking. - Author: Francis Of Assisi
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#32. You should never praise anyone until you see how he turns out in the end! - Author: Francis Of Assisi
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#33. By the anxieties and worries of this life Satan tries to dull man's heart and make a dwelling for himself there. - Author: Francis Of Assisi
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#34. May the power of your love, Lord Christ, fiery and sweet as honey, so absorb our hearts as to withdraw them from all that is under heaven. Grant that we may be ready to die for love of your love, as you died for love of our love. - Author: Francis Of Assisi
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#35. Dear God, please reveal to us your sublime beauty, that is everywhere, everywhere, everywhere, so that we will never again feel frightened. - Author: Francis Of Assisi
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#36. We should have no more use or regard for money in any of its forms than we have for dust. Those who think it is worth more, or who are greedy for it, expose themselves to the danger of being deceived by the Devil. - Author: Francis Of Assisi
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#37. Preach the Gospel, if necessary use words - Author: Francis Of Assisi
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#38. You cannot all abandon your possessions, but at least you can change your attitude about them. All getting separates you from others; all giving unites to others. - Author: Francis Of Assisi
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#39. Our actions are our own; their consequences belong to Heaven. - Author: Francis Of Assisi
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#40. Holy poverty confounds cupidity and avarice and the cares of this world. - Author: Francis Of Assisi
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#41. Great and glorious God, and Thou Lord Jesus, I pray you shed abroad your light in the darkness of my mind. Be found of me, Lord, so that in all things I may act only in accordance with Thy holy will. - Author: Francis Of Assisi
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#42. The tree of love its roots hath spread Deep in my heart, and rears its head; Rich are its fruits: they joy dispense; Transport the heart, and ravish sense. In love's sweet swoon to thee I cleave, Bless'd source of love. - Author: Francis Of Assisi
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#43. I have been all things unholy. If God can work through me, He can work through anyone. - Author: Francis Of Assisi
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#44. There is no use in walking anywhere to preach if your walking isn't your preaching. - Author: Francis Of Assisi
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#45. Holy charity confounds all diabolical and fleshly temptations and all fleshly fears. - Author: Francis Of Assisi
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#46. The brave unfortunate are our best acquaintance. - Author: Francis Of Assisi
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#47. Sanctify yourself and you will sanctify society. - Author: Francis Of Assisi
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#48. Where there is injury let me sow pardon. - Author: Francis Of Assisi
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#49. All things of creation are children of the Father and thus brothers of man ... God wants us to help animals, if they need help. Every creature in distress has the same right to be protected. - Author: Francis Of Assisi
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#50. And St. Francis said: 'My dear son, be patient, because the weaknesses of the body are given to us in this world by God for the salvation of the soul. So they are of great merit when they are borne patiently. - Author: Francis Of Assisi
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#51. Praised be You, my Lord, with all Your creatures, especially Sir Brother Sun, Who is the day through whom You give us light. And he is beautiful and radiant with great splendour; of You, Most High, he bears the likeness. - Author: Francis Of Assisi
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#52. Do not put off any longer confessing all your sins, for death will soon come. Give and it will be given you; forgive and you will be forgiven ... Blessed are they who die repentant, for they shall go to the Kingdom of Heaven! - Author: Francis Of Assisi
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#53. We adore Thee most holy Lord Jesus Christ, here in all Thy Churches, which are in the whole world, because by Thy holy cross, Thou hast redeemed the world - Author: Francis Of Assisi
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#54. Lord, help me to live this day, quietly, easily. To lean upon Thy great strength, trustfully, restfully. To wait for the unfolding of Thy will, patiently, serenely. To meet others, peacefully, joyously. To face tomorrow, confidently, courageously. - Author: Francis Of Assisi
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#55. Be praised, my Lord, through those who forgive for love of you; through those who endure sickness and trial. - Author: Francis Of Assisi
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#56. God requires that we assist the animals, when they need our help. Each being (human or creature) has the same right of protection. - Author: Francis Of Assisi
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#57. A promise is a child of the understanding and the will; the understanding begets it, the will brings it forth. - Author: Francis Of Assisi
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#58. No one is to be called an enemy, all are your benefactors, and no one does you harm. You have no enemy except yourselves. - Author: Francis Of Assisi
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#59. What could you do to a man who owns nothing? You can't starve a fasting man, you can't steal from someone who has no money, you can't ruin someone who hates prestige. - Author: Francis Of Assisi
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#60. If we endure all things patiently and with gladness, thinking on the sufferings of our Blessed Lord, and bearing all for the love of Him: herein is perfect joy. - Author: Francis Of Assisi
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#61. Praised be You, my Lord, through Sister Moon and the stars; in the heavens, you have made them bright, precious and fair. - Author: Francis Of Assisi
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#62. Where there is discord may we bring harmony. Where there is error, may we bring truth. Where there is doubt, may we bring faith. Where there is despair, may we bring hope. - Author: Francis Of Assisi
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#63. Praised be my Lord, for our sister water.
St. Francis of Assisi,
Canticle of the Sun - Author: Francis Of Assisi
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#64. Remember that when you leave this earth, you can take with you nothing that have received
only what you have given. - Author: Francis Of Assisi
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#65. We should never desire to be over others. Instead, we ought to be servants who are submissive to every human being for God's sake. - Author: Francis Of Assisi
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#66. Pure, holy simplicity confounds all the wisdom of this world and the wisdom of the flesh. - Author: Francis Of Assisi
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#67. Holy wisdom confounds Satan and all his wickednesses. - Author: Francis Of Assisi
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#68. You damned spirits! You can only do what the hand of God allows you to do. - Author: Francis Of Assisi
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#69. Alms are an inheritance and a justice which is due to the poor and which Jesus has levied upon us. - Author: Francis Of Assisi
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#70. The journey is essential to the dream. - Author: Francis Of Assisi
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#71. Do few things but do them well, simple joys are holy. - Author: Francis Of Assisi
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#72. Preach always. If necessary, use words. - Author: Francis Of Assisi
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#73. A man sins who wishes to receive more from his neighbor than he is himself willing to give to the Lord God. - Author: Francis Of Assisi
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#74. I beg you to show the greatest possible reverence and honor for the most holy Body and Blood of our Lord Jesus Christ, through whom all things, whether on earth or in heaven, have been brought to peace and reconciled with Almighty God - Author: Francis Of Assisi
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#75. It is good to read the testimonies of Scripture; it is good to seek the Lord our God in them. As for me, however, I have already made so much of Scripture my own that I have more than enough to meditate on and turn over in my mind. I need no more . .. I know Christ, the poor crucified One. - Author: Francis Of Assisi
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#76. Men lose all the material things they leave behind them in this world, but they carry with them the reward of their charity and the alms they give. For these, they will receive from the Lord the reward and recompense they deserve. - Author: Francis Of Assisi
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#77. The greatest security we can have in this world that we are in the grace of God, does not consist in the feelings that we have of love to Him, but rather in an irrevocable abandonment of our whole being into His hands, and in a firm resolution never to consent to any sin great or small. - Author: Francis Of Assisi
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#78. Gold hath no lustre of its own.
It shines by temperate use alone. - Author: Francis Of Assisi
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#79. Praised be You, my Lord, through our Sister, Mother Earth, who sustains and governs us, producing varied fruits with coloured flowers and herbs. - Author: Francis Of Assisi
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#80. The deeds you do may be the only sermon some persons will hear today - Author: Francis Of Assisi
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#81. If a superior give any order to one who is under him which is against that man's conscience, although he do not obey it yet he shall not be dismissed. - Author: Francis Of Assisi
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#82. A man has only so much knowledge as he puts to work. - Author: Francis Of Assisi
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#83. The only thing ever achieved in life without effort is failure. - Author: Francis Of Assisi
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#84. It was easy to love God in all that was beautiful. The lessons of deeper knowledge, though, instructed me to embrace God in all things. - Author: Francis Of Assisi
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#85. Preach the gospel wherever you can; when all else fails use words. - Author: Francis Of Assisi
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#86. What each man is in Your eyes, thus he is, and no more. - Author: Francis Of Assisi
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#87. Holy humility confounds pride and all the men of this world and all things that are in the world. - Author: Francis Of Assisi
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#88. Don't canonize me too soon. I'm perfectly capable of fathering a child. - Author: Francis Of Assisi
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#89. Grant me the treasure of sublime poverty: permit the distinctive sign of our order to be that it does not possess anything of its own beneath the sun, for the glory of your name, and that it have no other patrimony than begging. - Author: Francis Of Assisi
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#90. Man should tremble, the world should vibrate, all heaven should be deeply moved when the Son of God appears on the altar in the hands of the priest. - Author: Francis Of Assisi
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#91. Hold back nothing of yourselves for yourselves so that He who gives Himself totally to you may receive you totally. - Author: Francis Of Assisi
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#92. What is it that stands higher than words? Action. What is it that stands higher than action? Silence. - Author: Francis Of Assisi
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#93. Praised be You, my Lord, through Brother Fire, through whom You light the night, and he is beautiful and playful and robust and strong. - Author: Francis Of Assisi
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#94. Where there is darkness, let there be light. - Author: Francis Of Assisi
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#95. Be praised, My Lord, through Sister Water; she is very useful, and humble, and precious, and pure. - Author: Francis Of Assisi
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#96. Make me an instrument of thy peace. - Author: Francis Of Assisi
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#97. All the darkness in the world cannot extinguish the light of a single candle. - Author: Francis Of Assisi
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#98. The one you are looking for is the one who is looking. - Author: Francis Of Assisi
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#99. Everything in man should halt in awe ... Let all the world quake and let Heaven exult when Christ the Son of the living God is there on the altar. - Author: Francis Of Assisi
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#100. 195. "God, enlighten the darkness of my heart and give me a right faith, a sure hope, a perfect charity, sense and knowledge, so that I may carry out your holy command. - Author: Francis Of Assisi
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