Francis of Assisi - Quotes

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

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

For it is in giving that we receive.

For it is in giving that we receive.

Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where there is hatred, let me sow love.

Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where there is hatred, let me sow love.

Preach the Gospel at all times and when necessary use words.

Preach the Gospel at all times and when necessary use words.

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

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

Where there is charity and wisdom, there is neither fear nor ignorance. ---->>>

It is no use walking anywhere to preach unless our walking is our preaching. ---->>>

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.

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.

If God can work through me, he can work through anyone.

If God can work through me, he can work through anyone.

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. ---->>>

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

Above all the grace and the gifts that Christ gives to his beloved is that of overcoming self. ---->>>

Lord, grant that I might not so much seek to be loved as to love.

Lord, grant that I might not so much seek to be loved as to love.

I have been all things unholy. If God can work through me, he can work through anyone.

I have been all things unholy. If God can work through me, he can work through anyone.

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. ---->>>

It is not fitting, when one is in God's service, to have a gloomy face or a chilling look. ---->>>

Where there is injury let me sow pardon. ---->>>

It is in pardoning that we are pardoned. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: Italian
Born: 1182
Birthplace:
Die: 06-21, 2015
Occupation: Saint
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Saint Francis of Assisi (Italian: San Francesco d'Assisi), born Giovanni di Pietro di Bernardone, informally named as Francesco (1181/1182 – 3 October 1226), was an Italian Roman Catholic friar, deacon and preacher. He founded the men's Order of Friars Minor, the women’s Order of Saint Clare, the Third Order of Saint Francis and the Custody of the Holy Land (wikipedia)