Saint Catherine of Siena quotes

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It is easier to make a saint out of a libertine than out of a prig.
It is an art apart. Saint Francis of Assisi said--"All saints can do miracles, but few of them can keep hotel."
In France, and at the most important period of our history, Catherine de' Medici has suffered more from popular error than any oth ...
It is beyond a doubt that during the sixteenth century, and the years immediately preceding and following it, poisoning had been b ...
Peter the Hermit, Calvin, and Robespierre, sons of the same soil, at intervals of three centuries were, in a political sense, the ...
The questioning spirit is the rebellious spirit. A rebellion is always either a cloak to hide a prince, or the swaddling wrapper o ...
Political liberty, the peace of a nation, and science itself are gifts for which Fate demands a heavy tax in blood!
Lord, make me an instrument of Your peace!
Where there is hatred let me sow love;
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The safest and most suitable form of penance seems to be that which causes pain in the flesh but does not penetrate to the bones, ...
Imagine that leader of all the enemy, in that great plain of Babylon, sitting on a sort of throne of smoking flame, a horrible and ...
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