Saint Francis de Sales — Swiss Clergyman born on August 21, 1567, died on December 28, 1622

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Have patience with all things, But, first of all with yourself.
A quarrel between friends, when made up, adds a new tie to friendship.
The bee collects honey from flowers in such a way as to do the least damage or destruction to them, and he leaves them whole, undamaged and fresh, just as he found them.
When you encounter difficulties and contradictions, do not try to break them, but bend them with gentleness and time.
Never be in a hurry; do everything quietly and in a calm spirit. Do not lose your inner peace for anything whatsoever, even if your whole world seems upset.