Francis Of Assisi Quotes & Wallpapers

Francis Of Assisi
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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. Francis Of Assisi

What you are looking for is what is looking. Francis Of Assisi

O divine Master, grant that I may not so much seek to be consoled as to console; to be understood as to understand; to be loved as to love. For it is in giving that we receive; it is in pardoning that we are pardoned; and it is in dying that we are born to eternal life.... Francis Of Assisi

The world is a great stage on which God displays his many wonders. Francis Of Assisi

He who works with his hands and his head and his heart is an artist Francis Of Assisi

Hold back nothing of yourselves for yourselves so that He who gives Himself totally to you may receive you totally. Francis Of Assisi

Lord, make me an Instrument of Thy Peace. Where there is hatred, let me sow love. Where there is injury, pardon... Francis Of Assisi

Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where there is hatred, let me sow love, Where there is injury, pardon; Where there is doubt, faith; Where there is despair, hope; Where there is darkness, light; And where there is sadness, joy. O Divine Master, grant that I may not so much seek to be consoled as to console, to be understood as to understand, to be loved, as to love. Francis Of Assisi

A promise is a child of the understanding and the will; the understanding begets it, the will brings it forth. Francis Of Assisi

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. Francis Of Assisi

While you are proclaiming peace with your lips, be careful to have it even more fully in your heart. Francis Of Assisi

It is in pardoning that we are pardoned. Francis Of Assisi

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. Francis Of Assisi

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. Francis Of Assisi

Gold hath no lustre of its own. It shines by temperate use alone. Francis Of Assisi

Be praised, my Lord, through those who forgive for love of you; through those who endure sickness and trial. Francis Of Assisi

Where there is charity and wisdom, there is neither fear nor ignorance. Where there is patience and humility, there is neither anger nor vexation. Where there is poverty and joy, there is neither greed nor avarice. Where there is peace and meditation, there is neither anxiety nor doubt. Francis Of Assisi

Preach always. Use words if necessary. Francis Of Assisi

God requires that we assist the animals, when they need our help. Each being (human or creature) has the same right of protection. Francis Of Assisi

You can show your love to others by not wishing that they should be better Christians. Francis Of Assisi

And just as He appeared before the holy Apostles in true flesh, so now He has us see Him in the Sacred Bread. Looking at Him with the eyes of their flesh, they saw only His Flesh, but regarding Him with the eyes of the spirit, they believed that He was God. In like manner, as we see bread and wine with our bodily eyes, let us see and believe firmly that it is His Most Holy Body and Blood, True and Living.For in this way our Lord is ever present among those who believe in him, according to what He said: "Behold, I am with you all days even to the consummation of the world." Francis Of Assisi

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. Francis Of Assisi

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! Francis Of Assisi

I therefore command all my Brothers, those living now and those to come in the future, to venerate the Holy Mother of God, whom we always implore to be our Protectress, to praise her at all times, in all circumstances of life, with all the means in their power and with the greatest devotion and submission. Francis Of Assisi

Above all the grace and the gifts that Christ gives to his beloved is that of overcoming self. Francis Of Assisi

The deeds you do may be the only sermon some persons will hear today. Francis Of Assisi

What wonderful majesty! What stupendous condescension! O sublime humility! That the Lord of the whole universe, God and the Son of God, should humble Himself like this under the form of a little bread, for our salvation ...In this world I cannot see the Most High Son of God with my own eyes, except for His Most Holy Body and Blood. Francis Of Assisi

When I think of the happiness that is in store for me, every sorrow, every pain becomes dear to me. Francis Of Assisi

Our actions are our own; their consequences belong to Heaven. Francis Of Assisi

You should never praise anyone until you see how he turns out in the end! Francis Of Assisi

Spiritual joy arises from purity of the heart and perseverance in prayer. Francis Of Assisi

St. Francis of Assisi was hoeing his garden when someone asked what he would do if he were suddenly to learn that he would die before sunset that very day. "I would finish hoeing my garden," he replied. Francis Of Assisi

Be praised, O my Lord by Brother Wind, By air and cloud and every clime To whom Thou givest sustenance unto their kind. Francis Of Assisi

A single sunbeam is enough to drive away many shadows. Francis Of Assisi

Make me an instrument of thy peace. Francis Of Assisi

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. Francis Of Assisi

Don't canonize me too soon. I'm perfectly capable of fathering a child. Francis Of Assisi

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. Francis Of Assisi

It is no use walking anywhere to preach unless our walking is our preaching. Francis Of Assisi

No one is to be called an enemy, all are your benefactors, and no one does you harm. You have no enemy except yourselves. Francis Of Assisi

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. Francis Of Assisi

A man has only so much knowledge as he puts to work. Francis Of Assisi

What do you have to fear? Nothing. Whom do you have to fear? No one. Why? Because whoever has joined forces with God obtains three great privileges: omnipotence without power, intoxication without wine, and life without death. Francis Of Assisi

Where there is Love and Wisdom, there is neither Fear nor Ignorance. Where there is Patience and Humility, there is neither Anger nor Annoyance. Where there is Poverty and Joy, there is neither Cupidity nor Avarice. Where there is Peace and Contemplation, there is neither Care nor Restlessness. Where there is the Fear of God to guard the dwelling, there no enemy can enter. Where there is Mercy and Prudence, there is neither Excess nor Harshness. Francis Of Assisi

Don't change the world, change worlds. Francis Of Assisi

Be Thou praised, my Lord, of our Sister Mother Earth, which sustains and hath us in rule, and produces divers fruits with coloured flowers and herbs. Francis Of Assisi

By the anxieties and worries of this life Satan tries to dull man's heart and make a dwelling for himself there. Francis Of Assisi

Alms are an inheritance and a justice which is due to the poor and which Jesus has levied upon us. Francis Of Assisi

Do few things but do them well, simple joys are holy. Francis Of Assisi

Remember that when you leave this earth, you can take with you nothing that you have received - only what you have given: a full heart, enriched by honest service, love, sacrifice and courage. Francis Of Assisi

The secret consciousness Of duty well performed; the public voice Of praise that honors virtue, and rewards it; All these are yours. Francis Of Assisi

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. Francis Of Assisi

Lord, make me an instrument of Your peace! Where there is hatred let me sow love; Where there is injury, pardon; Where there is doubt, faith; Where there is despair, hope; Where there is darkness, light; Where there is sadness, joy. Francis Of Assisi

Where there is hate, let me sow love; Where there is injury, pardon; Where there is doubt, faith; Where there is despair, hope; Where there is darkness, light. Francis Of Assisi

Grant that we may not so much seek to be understood as to understand. Francis Of Assisi

Start by doing what's necessary; then do what's possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible. Francis Of Assisi

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. Francis Of Assisi

It would be considered a theft on our part if we didn't give to someone in greater need than we are. Francis Of Assisi

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 Francis Of Assisi

What is it that stands higher than words? Action. What is it that stands higher than action? Silence. Francis Of Assisi

...In this world I cannot see the Most High Son of God with my own eyes, except for His Most Holy Body and Blood. Francis Of Assisi

The Lord called me by the way of simplicity and humility, and this way He hath shown me in truth for me and those who will believe and imitate me. And therefore I would that ye name not to me any rule, neither of St. Augustine, nor St. Benedict, nor of Bernard, nor any way or form of living, but that which was mercifully shown and given me by the Lord. Francis Of Assisi

Grant me the treasure of sublime poverty. Francis Of Assisi

Let us also love our neighbors as ourselves. Let us have charity and humility. Let us give alms because these cleanse our souls from the stains of sin. 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. Francis Of Assisi

Gold hath no lustre of its own. It shines by temperate use alone. Francis Of Assisi

Every day He humbles Himself just as He did when from from His heavenly throne into the Virgin's womb; every day He comes to us and lets us see Him in lowliness, when He descends from the bosom of the Father into the hands of the priest at the altar. Francis Of Assisi

The one you are looking for is the one who is looking. Francis Of Assisi

How, thro' her tears, with pale and trembling radiance, The eye of beauty shines, and lights her sorrows! As rises o'er the storm some silver star, The seaman's hope, and promise of his safety. Francis Of Assisi

Blessed is the servant who loves his brother as much when he is sick and useless as when he is well and can be of service to him. And blessed is he who loves his brother as well when he is afar off as when he is by his side, and who would say nothing behind his back he might not, in love, say before his face. Francis Of Assisi

If God can work through me, he can work through anyone. Francis Of Assisi



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