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The Top 10 Literary Quotes About Saints

The Top 10 Literary Quotes About Saints


Writers Write is a comprehensive resource for writers. In this post, we share 10 literary quotes about saints.

The 1st of November is All Saints’ Day (also known as All Hallows, Solemnity of All Saints, or The Feast of All Saints). It is the day before All Souls’ Day.

The Top 10 Literary Quotes About Saints

  1. Great writers are the saints for the godless. ~Anita Brookner
  2. Saints should always be judged guilty until they are proved innocent. ~George Orwell
  3. Don’t fool yourself, my dear. You’re much worse than a bitch. You’re a saint. Which shows why saints are dangerous and undesirable. ~Ayn Rand
  4. If I were going to convert to any religion I would probably choose Catholicism because it at least has female saints and the Virgin Mary. ~Margaret Atwood
  5. I can’t get very far away from the angels and the saints. I work them in always, in some way. ~Anne Rice
  6. Saints have no moderation, nor do poets, just exuberance. ~Anne Sexton
  7. Kids delight in ‘magical thinking’, whether in the form of the Tooth Fairy or the saints: whether you see these as comforting lies or eternal verities, they are part of how we help kids make sense of the world. ~Emma Donoghue
  8. In his holy flirtation with the world, God occasionally drops a handkerchief. These handkerchiefs are called saints. ~Frederick Buechner
  9. Saints are usually killed by their own people. ~Eric Sevareid
  10. Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future. ~Oscar Wilde

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  1. Stephen Connor

    Only a martyr can live with a saint

  2. Stephen Connor

    Only a martyr can live with a saint

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