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St. Basil Quotes

(329-379), Bishop of Caesarea

He who sows courtesy reaps friendship, and he who plants kindness gathers love.

Category: Courtesy

Many a man curses the rain that falls upon his head, and knows that it brings abundance to drive away hunger.

Category: Curses

A good deed is never lost. He who sows courtesy, reaps friendship; he who plants kindness, gathers love; pleasure bestowed on a grateful mind was never sterile, but generally gratitude begets reward.

Category: Deeds And Good Deeds

Let sleep itself be an exercise in piety, for such as our life and conduct have been, so also of necessity will be our dreams.

Category: Dreams

A tree is known by its fruit; a man by his deeds. A good deed is never lost; he who sows courtesy reaps friendship, and he who plants kindness gathers love.

Category: Results