Jim's Favorite Famous Quote, Quip, Axiom, and Maxim Repository
St. Francis
St. Francis.
BornFrancis Bernardone
Assisi, Italy
DiedOctober 3, 1226
Porziuncula, Italy
Italian Friar. Patron saint of animals. Began a brotherhood of eleven friars in 1208 that became the Franciscan Order. Canonized by Pope Gregory IX in 1228.

The repository contains two quotes from St. Francis.

PossibleWords of Wisdom

Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.


The deeds you do today may be the only sermon some people will hear today.