"Those who love to be feared fear to be loved."
"A nation that is afraid to let its people judge the truth and falsehood in an open market is a nation that is afraid of its people."Saint Francis de Sales on John F. Kennedy
"Pick the day. Enjoy it - to the hilt. The day as it comes. People as they come... The past, I think, has helped me appreciate the present - and I don't want to spoil any of it by fretting about the future."Saint Francis de Sales on Audrey Hepburn
"I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. 'Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but he whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves his conduct, will pursue his principles unto death."Saint Francis de Sales on Thomas Paine
"We fear violence less than our own feelings. Personal, private, solitary pain is more terrifying than what anyone else can inflict."Saint Francis de Sales on Jim Morrison
"What is needed, rather than running away or controlling or suppressing or any other resistance, is understanding fear that means, watch it, learn about it, come directly into contact with it. We are to learn about fear, not how to escape from it."Saint Francis de Sales on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"There was never an angry man that thought his anger unjust."
"Do not lose courage in considering your own imperfections."
"A quarrel between friends, when made up, adds a new tie to friendship."
"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."
"Have patience with all things, But, first of all with yourself."