9 Inspiring Quotes from St. Francis of Assisi

by Ashley Lateef

St. Francis of Assisi abandoned a life of luxury for a life of faith. He was born into a wealthy family around 1181 and spent his early adulthood enjoying parties and charming friends. In his 20s, he heard the voice of God call him to a life of poverty and service. He became a saint in 1228. Today, he is known as the patron saint of animals and the environment. We hope you find inspiration in these quotes, attributed to or inspired by St. Francis.