Quotes from the Great Missionary St. Francis Xavier
The better friends you are, the straighter you can talk, but while you are only on nodding terms, be slow to scold.
Speak to them of the great mercy of God… Sometimes people are helped by your telling of your own lamentable past.
Would to God these men who labor so much in gaining knowledge would give as much thought to the account they must one day give to God of the use they made of their learning and of the talents entrusted to them!…
It is not the actual physical exertion that counts towards one´s progress, nor the nature of the task, but by the spirit of faith with which it is undertaken.
In Thee, O Lord, have I put my hope. Let me never be confounded.
It is impossible to find a saint who did not take the “two P’s” seriously: Prayer and Penance!