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  • No one should ever say that it was my ignorance if I did or showed forth anything however small according to God's good pleasure; but let this be your conclusion and let it so be thought, that - as is the perfect truth - it was the gift of God.
    (Saint Patrick)

  • If I have any worth, it is to live my life for God so as to teach these peoples; even though some of them still look down on me.
    (Saint Patrick)

  • I am Patrick, a sinner, most uncultivated and least of all the faithful and despised in the eyes of many.
    (Saint Patrick)

  • Before I was humiliated I was like a stone that lies in deep mud, and he who is mighty came and in his compassion raised me up and exalted me very high and placed me on the top of the wall.
    (Saint Patrick)

  • The Lord opened the understanding of my unbelieving heart, so that I should recall my sins.
    (Saint Patrick)


  • If I be worthy, I live for my God to teach the heathen, even though they may despise me.
    (Saint Patrick)

  • I am Patrick, yes a sinner and indeed untaught yet I am established here in Ireland where I profess myself bishop. I am certain in my heart that all that I am, I have received from God. So I live among barbarous tribes, a stranger and exile for the love of God.
    (Saint Patrick)

  • I am just so grateful. I am grateful to be here. I am grateful to be alive. I am grateful to the jury. I am so grateful for the jury. They worked supper hard there was a lot that they had to take in,
    (Saint Patrick)

  • What is more, let anyone laugh and taunt if he so wishes. I am not keeping silent, nor am I hiding the signs and wonders that were shown to me by the Lord many years before they happened, he who knew everything, even before the beginning of time.
    (Saint Patrick)

  • The gospel way it testify at all times to what you have seen and heard. And I have known too much to be silent. So you can be sure every opportunity I will as I have already in past years talking about Iraqi people and the crime of this kind of war,
    (Saint Patrick)

  • Christ beside me, Christ before me, Christ behind me, Christ within me, Christ beneath me, Christ above me.
    (Saint Patrick)

  • I am imperfect in many things, nevertheless I want my brethren and kinsfolk to know my nature so that they may be able to perceive my soul's desire.
    (Saint Patrick)

  • How is it that in Ireland, where they never had any knowledge of God but, always, until now, cherished idols and unclean things, they are lately become a people of the Lord, and are called children of God the sons of. the Irish and the daughters of the chieftains are to be seen as monks and virgins of Christ.
    (Saint Patrick)

  • That is a great victory for us. Because it was clear that the government and they showed in their closing argument they really wanted to equate us with violent change. And it is clear that the jury understood our message of non-violence,
    (Saint Patrick)

  • That which I have set out in Latin is not my words but the words of God and of apostles and prophets, who of course have never lied. He who believes shall be saved, but he who does not believe shall be damned. God has spoken.
    (Saint Patrick)


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