60+ Best Saint Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Saint is the title given to a person who has received an official honour from the Christian, especially the Roman Catholic, Church for having lived in a good and holy way. Profoundly inspirational Saint quotes will make you look at life differently and help you live a meaningful life.

If you’re searching for inspirational religious quotes and top blessed quotes that perfectly capture what you’d like to say or just want to feel inspired yourself, browse through an amazing collection of inspiring redemption quotes, amazing psalms quotes and top resurrection quotes.

Famous Saint Quotes

Take away from love the fullness of self-surrender, the completeness of personal commitment, and what remains will be a total denial and negation of it. Saint Pope John Paul II

I’d rather laugh with the sinners than cry with the saints. Billy Joel

It is not what to do, but how much love we put into the doing. We can do not greats, only small things with great love. Mother Theresa

The things that we love tell us what we are. Saint Thomas Aquinas

Spirituality exist in testing and experiencing the depth of inner peace consistently. Amit Ray

I am not a saint unless you think of a saint as a sinner who keeps on trying. Nelson Mandela

Resentment is like drinking poison and waiting for the other person to die. Saint Augustine

Apart from the cross there is no other ladder by which we may get to heaven. St. Rose of Lima

The best way to prepare for death is to spend every day of life as though it were the last. St. Philip Neri

No one is to pursue what he judges better for himself, but instead, what he judges better for someone else. St. Benedict of Nursia

There is no sin nor wrong that gives man such a foretaste of Hell in this life as anger and impatience. St. Catherine of Siena

I understand once again that the greatness of God always reveals itself in the simple things. Paulo Coelho

A life contemplating the blessings of Christ becomes a life acting the love of Christ. Ann Voskamp

Where sin was hatched, let tears now wash the nest. St. Robert Southwell

It is easy to love the people far away. It is not always easy to love those close to us. It is easier to give a cup of rice to relieve hunger than to relieve the loneliness and pain of someone unloved in our own home. Bring love into your home for this is where our love for each other must start. Saint Theresa of Calcutta

Many people genuinely do not wish to be saints, and it is possible that some who achieve or aspire to sainthood have never had much temptation to be human beings. George Orwell

Reflect carefully on this, for it is so important that I can hardly lay too much stress on it. Fix your eyes on the Crucified and nothing else will be of much importance to you. Saint Teresa of Avila

It is not so essential to think much as to love much. Saint Teresa of Jesus, OCD

But in the end, they were not called saints because of the way they died, or because of their visions or wondrous deeds, but because of their extraordinary capacity for the love and goodness, which reminded others of the love of God. Robert Ellsberg

Since love grows within you, so beauty grows. For love is the beauty of the soul. Saint Augustine

Intense love does not measure, it just gives. Saint Theresa of Calcutta

Inspirational Saint Quotes

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. Saint Francis of Assisi

All the wealth in the world cannot be compared with the happiness of living together happily united. Blessed Margaret d’Youville

Pray as though everything depended on God. Work as though everything depended on you. Saint Augustine

We do not know the number of souls that is ours to save through our prayers and sacrifices; therefore, let us always pray for sinners. St. Faustina

There is nothing to unify God and the soul but the Cross. Louis de Wohl

What you are is God’s gift to you, what you become is your gift to God. Hans Urs von Balthasar

The world is a book and those who do not travel read only a page. Saint Augustine

You cannot be half a saint; you must be a whole saint or no saint at all. St. Therese of Lisieux

Sometimes our light goes out but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being. Albert Schweitzer

Joy is a net of love by which we catch souls. Blessed Teresa of Calcutta

Let us love, since that is what our hearts were made for. Saint Therese of Lisieux

Give something, however small, to the one in need. For it is not small to one who has nothing. Neither is it small to God if we have given what we could. St. Gregory Nazianzen

Satisfaction consists in the cutting off of the causes of the sin. Thus, fasting is the proper antidote to lust; prayer to pride, to envy, anger and sloth; alms to covetousness. St. Richard of Chichester

The nation doesn’t simply need what we have. It needs what we are. St. Teresia Benedicta

Everything comes from love, all is ordained for the salvation of man, God does nothing without this goal in mind. Saint Catherine of Siena

Every disordered soul is its own punishment. St. Augustine of Hippo

The happiness of man on earth, my children, is to be very good; those who are very good bless the good God, they love Him, they glorify Him, and do all their works with joy and love, because they know that we are in this world for no other end than to serve and love the good God. St. Jean Marie Baptiste Vianney

Teach us to give and not count the cost. St. Ignatius de Loyola

Top Saint Quotes

For me, prayer is a surge of the heart, it is a simple look towards Heaven, it is a cry of recognition and of love, embracing both trial and joy. St. Therese of Lisieux

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; and where there is sadness, joy. St. Francis

If you are what you should be, you will set the whole world ablaze! St. Catherine of Sienna

Our Lord loves you and loves you tenderly; and if He does not let you feel the sweetness of His love, it is to make you more humble and abject in your own eyes. St. Pio of Pietrelcina

Better to illuminate than merely to shine to deliver to others contemplated truths than merely to contemplate. Thomas Aquinas

Enjoy yourself as much as you like—if only you keep from sin. Saint John Bosco

In a world gone astray from God there is no peace, but it also lacks charity, which is true and perfect love… Nothing is more beautiful than love. Indeed, faith and hope will end when we die, whereas love, that is, charity, will last for eternity. Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati

Love to be real, it must cost—it must hurt—it must empty us of self. Saint Theresa of Calcutta

Saints are sinners who kept on going. Robert Louis Stevenson

A Christian martyrdom is never an accident, for Saints are not made by accident. T. S. Eliot

God loves each of us as if there were only one of us. Saint Augustine

Out of one hundred thousand sinners who continue in sin until death, scarcely one will be saved. Saint Jerome

Freedom consists not in doing what we like, but in having the right to do what we ought. Saint John Paul II

We are moved by self-interest, even when we seek to do good to others. Bangambiki Habyarimana

19. While the world changes, the cross stands firm. St. Bruno

What does love look like? It has the hands to help others. It has the feet to hasten to the poor and needy. It has eyes to see misery and want. It has the ears to hear the sighs and sorrows of men. That is what love looks like. St. Augustine

It is characteristic of God and His angels to bring to the soul, when they occupy it, true happiness and spiritual joy; and to drive from it the sadness and trials which the enemy incites in it. St. Ignatius of Loyola

When a woman conceives her true self, a miracle occurs and life around her begins again. Marianne Williamson

Faith is to believe what you do not see; the reward of this faith is to see what you believe. Saint Augustine

It is much better to obtain only an ounce of happiness in not risking our salvation, then one hundred pounds in hazarding it. St. Ignatius of Loyola

Owning land is like owning the ocean, or the air. No one owns land. St. Tammany

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