Saint Francis De Sales Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Saint Francis De Sales quotes, Saint Francis De Sales sayings, and Saint Francis De Sales proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Do not wish to be anything but what you are, and try to be that perfectly. Saint Francis De Sales
Have patience with all things, but chiefly have patience with yourself. Do not lose courage in considering your own imperfections but instantly set about remedying them -- every day begin the task anew. Saint Francis De Sales
Never be in a hurry; do everything quietly and in a calm spirit. Do not lose your inner peace for anything whatsoever, even if your whole world seems upset. Saint Francis De Sales
Those who pray from the heart do not think about the prayer they are saying, but about the God to whom they pray. Saint Francis De Sales
A quarrel between friends, when made up, adds a new tie to friendship. Saint Francis De Sales
Friendship requires great communication. Saint Francis De Sales
Have patience with all things, but chiefly have patience with yourself. Do not lose courage in considering your own imperfections but instantly set about remedying them -- every day begin the task anew. Saint Francis De Sales
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength. Saint Francis De Sales
The highest degree of meekness consists in seeing, serving, honoring, and treating amiably, on occasion, those who are not to our taste, and who show themselves unfriendly, ungrateful, and troublesome to us. Saint Francis De Sales
Every vocation becomes more agreeable when united with devotion. Saint Francis De Sales
The bee collects honey from flowers in such a way as to do the least damage or destruction to them, and he leaves them whole, undamaged and fresh, just as he found them. Saint Francis De Sales
There are no galley-slaves in the royal vessel of divine love - every man works his oar voluntarily! Saint Francis De Sales
There is nothing as strong as tenderness, And nothing as tender as true strength. Saint Francis De Sales
I have made a pact with my tongue, not to speak when my heart is disturbed. Saint Francis De Sales
There was never an angry man that thought his anger unjust. Saint Francis De Sales
Through devotion, your family cares become more peaceful, mutual love between husband and wife becomes more sincere, the service we owe to the prince more faithful, and our work, no matter what it is, becomes more pleasant and agreeable. Saint Francis De Sales
The bee collects honey from flowers in such a way as to do the least damage or destruction to them, and he leaves them whole, undamaged and fresh, just as he found them. Saint Francis De Sales
Never be in a hurry; do everything quietly and in a calm spirit. Do not lose your inner peace for anything whatsoever, even if your whole world seems upset. Saint Francis De Sales
Make yourself familiar with the angels and behold them frequently in spirit for without being seen they are present with you. Saint Francis De Sales
Do not lose courage in considering your own imperfections. Saint Francis De Sales
We can never attain to perfection while we have an affection for any imperfection. Saint Francis De Sales
God will either shield you from suffering or give you unfailing strength to bear it. Saint Francis De Sales
God will either shield you from suffering or give you unfailing strength to bear it. Saint Francis De Sales
Let the enemy rage at the gate; let him knock, pound, scream, howl; let him do his worst. We know for certain that he cannot enter our soul except by the door of our consent. Saint Francis De Sales
Do not lose courage in considering your own imperfections. Saint Francis De Sales
Never be in a hurry; do everything quietly and in a calm spirit. Do not lose your inner peace for anything whatsoever, even if your whole world seems upset. Saint Francis De Sales