If being a saint is complete devotion to a cause, bravery and altruism, then I think Mrs Sendlerowa fulfils all the conditions.I think about her the way you think about someone you owe your life to.
'Tis from high life high characters are drawn; A saint in crape is twice a saint in lawn.Alexander Pope
A writer arrived at the monastery to write a book about the Master. "People say you are a genius . Are you?" he asked. "You might say so." said the Master, none too modestly. "And what makes one a genius?" "The ability to recognize." "Recognize what?" "The butterfly in a caterpillar: the eagle in an egg; the saint in a selfish human being."anthony de mello
‘Why are pictures like this allowed?’ he suddenly cried. He had stopped in front of a colonial print in which the martyrdom of St Agatha was depicted with all the fervour that incompetence could command. ‘It’s only a saint,’ said Lady Peaslake, placidly raising her head. ‘How disgusting – and how ugly’ ‘Yes, very. It’s Roman Catholic.’e. m. forster
People are not aware how entirely, in former ages, the law of superior strength was the rule of life; how publicly and openly it was avowed, I do not say cynically or shamelessly for these words imply a feeling that there was something in it to be ashamed of, and no such notion could find a place in the faculties of any person in those ages, except a philosopher or a saint.john stuart mill
A saint a real saint never does anything, a martyr does something but a really good saint does nothing, and so I wanted to have Four Saints who did nothing and I wrote the Four Saints In Three Acts and they did nothing and that was everything. Generally speaking anybody is more interesting doing nothing than doing something.Gertrude Stein
Foul Superstition! howsoe'er disguised, Idol, saint, virgin, prophet, crescent, cross, For whatsoever symbol thou art prized, Thou sacerdotal gain, but general loss! Who from true worship's gold can separate thy dross?lord byron
When I feed the hungry, they call me a saint. When I ask why people are hungry, they call me a Communist .
The lily is all in white, like a saint, And so is no mate for me.thomas hood
The saint Mirabai is the most famous of the women saints of India and can be ranked among the foremost of the mystics of the world.
Olaus Magnus (de Gentibus Septentrionalibus) tells a like story of a northern king, who was hanged in pursuance of his own sentence: But it don't appear that he was afterwards made a saint.
The virtues of society are the vices of the saint.ralph waldo emerson
He that falls into sin is a man; that grieves at it, is a saint; that boasteth of it, is a devil.thomas fuller
O, Thou hast damnable iteration; and art, indeed, able to corrupt a saint.
Methought I saw my late espoused saint Brought to me like Alcestis from the grave,john milton
You're never too old to play saint Joan; you're only too young.
saint George and the Dragon!-Bonny saint George for Merry England!-The castle is won!walter scott
God hath not revealed anything to Joseph, but what he will make known unto the Twelve, and even the least saint may know all things as fast as he is able to bear them...smith, joseph, jr.
saint George shalt called bee, saint George of mery England, the sign of victoree.Edmund Spenser
Kuchipudi started from Samskrutha roopakam and in the 13th Century, Kalaapam was started by saint Siddhendra Yogi. The inspiration for Kalaapam , ‘Yakshaganam’ was scripted by Kandukuri Rudra Kavi named Sugreeva Vijayam , which was useful in the performance of Kuchipudi bhagavathas from which Yakshaganam was adopted.
Even theologians, even the great theologians of the thirteenth century, even saint Thomas Aquinas himself did not trust to faith alone, or assume the existence of God.henry adams
Chapel of saint Sebastian, has crucifix first brought to Panaji in 1812 from Old Goa after the Inquisition was suppressed. It is considered an unusual piece since Christ ’s eyes are open – rather than shut as is customary - and legend has it that this was done to instill fear in the hearts of those being brought before the dreaded Inquisitors.Amy Karafin
The saint is a man who disciplines his ego. The Sage is a man who rids himself of his ego.