"Make friends with the angels who, though invisible, are always with you. Often invoke them, constantly praise them, and make good use of their help and assistance in all your temporal and spiritual affairs." --St. Francis deSales
“When you encounter difficulties and contradictions, do not try to change them, but bend them with gentleness and time.” --St. Francis deSales
“Great occasions for serving God come seldom but little ones surround us daily." --St. Francis deSales
“Happy are we if we can pronounce the Holy Name of our Savior, because this will be the watchword that opens the way for us to Heaven." --St. Francis deSales
“You learn to speak by speaking, to run by running, to study by studying, to work by working: just so, you learn to love by loving."
--St. Francis deSales
“Have patience, put aside anxiety, and trust in God. Have no fear. The Lord will take care of you and everything necessary for you to enter into paradise. No one who trusted in Him has ever been disappointed.” -- St. Francis deSales