Francis of Assisi Quotes

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

Wisdom Quotes, Ignorance Quotes, Fear Quotes

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

Vice Quotes

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.

Poverty Quotes


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.

Compassion Quotes, Men Quotes

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

Love Quotes

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

Love Quotes, Grace Quotes

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

Love Quotes, Hatred Quotes

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

Aim Quotes, Heart Quotes

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

God Quotes, Work Quotes

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

God Quotes, Work Quotes

For it is in giving that we receive.

Giving Quotes

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.

Conscience Quotes

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

Time Quotes