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We are content to place a statue of Francis of Assisi in the middle of a bird bath and let the whole business of the Saints go at that.
I'm an alcoholic. I'm a drug addict. I'm homosexual. I'm a genius. Of course, I could be all four of these dubious things and still be a saint. But I shonuf ain't no saint yet, nawsuh.
Many of the insights of the saint stem from his experience as a sinner.
Those we call saints rebelled against an outmoded and inadequate form of God on the basis of their new insights into divinity.
He [Gandhi] was not one of those saints who are marked out by their phenomenal piety from childhood onwards, nor one of the other kind who forsake the world after sensational debaucheries.
Many people genuinely do not wish to be saints, and it is probable that some who achieve or aspire to sainthood have never felt much temptation to be human beings.
No doubt alcohol, tobacco, and so forth, are things that a saint must avoid, but sainthood is also a thing that human beings must avoid.
Saints should always be judged guilty until they are proved innocent.
Grace is indeed needed to turn a man into a saint; and he who doubts it does not know what a saint or a man is.
It is easier to make a saint out of a libertine than out of a prig.
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