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Francisco de Sales

Data de nascimento: 16. Agosto 1567
Data de falecimento: 28. Dezembro 1622
Outros nomes:Svatý František Saleský, Sv. František Saleský

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Francisco de Sales, C.O., T.O.M., O.F.M.Cap. foi um bispo de Genebra do século XVII honrado como santo e Doutor da Igreja pelos católicos. Ficou famoso por sua profunda fé e por sua abordagem gentil aos conflitos religiosos que inflamaram sua diocese durante a Reforma Protestante. Escreveu também muitas obras sobre direção e formação espiritual, particularmente a "Introdução à Vida Devota" e ao "Tratado do Amor de Deus".

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„Those who love to be feared fear to be loved, and they themselves are more afraid than anyone, for whereas other men fear only them, they fear everyone.“

—  Francis de Sales
The Spirit of Saint Francis de Sales, ch. 7, sct. 3 (1952) Quoted by Bishop Jean-Pierre Camus in L'esprit de Saint François de Sales, Part 3, ch. 5 http://books.google.com/books?id=XdDvTZWjR_sC&q=%22Ceux-l%C3%A0%22+%22qui+aiment+%C3%A0+se+faire+craindre+craignent+de+se+faire+aimer+et+eux-m%C3%AAmes+craignent+plus+que+tous+les+autres+car+les+autres+ne+craignent+qu'eux+mais+eux+craignent+tous+les+autres%22&pg=PA194#v=onepage (1650)

„There are no galley-slaves in the royal vessel of divine love—every man works his oar voluntarily!“

—  Francis de Sales
Quoted by Bishop Jean-Pierre Camus in The Spirit of Saint Francis de Sales, ch. 7, sct. 3 (1952)

„Because friendship is intercommunication of love, therefore where love is not mutual, there can be no friendship.“

—  Francis de Sales
Pt. 3, ch. 17 http://books.google.com/books?id=d8kCAAAAQAAJ&q=%22Because+friendship+is+intercommunication+of+love+therefore+where+love+is+not+mutual+there+can+be+no+friendship%22&pg=PA145#v=onepage

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„Have patience with every one, but especially with yourself.“

—  Francis de Sales
Quoted by Bishop Jean-Pierre Camus in The Spirit of Saint Francis de Sales, section "Upon Discouragement"

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