A collection of excerpts from the lives, thoughts, writings, and sayings of the saints. Ranging from the inspirational to the philosophical, the sayings of saints and excerpts from their writings are compiled into this volume. Over 3000 entries cover topics such as daily life, work, family, marriage, relationships, the afterlife, and the soul. The quotations are listed under 250 categories, such as God, creation, the natural world, humanity, angels, truth, knowledge, wisdom, love, spiritual path, evil, and death. Among the saints included are Thomas Aquinas, Augustine, Basil the Great, Bernard of Clairvaux, Catherine of Siena, John Damascene, Josemaria Escriva, Vincent Ferrer, Hildegard of Bingen, Julian of Norwich, Maria Maddalena de'Pazzi, and Teresa of Avila.