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A collection of popular quotes and sayings by Thomas Becket on winning, suffering, giving, peace, blood, death, enemy, teaching, path, joy, faith, and truth.

5 Inspiring Quotes By Thomas Becket, The Thomas Of London

Quick Facts

Famous As: Saint

Born On: December 21, 1118

Died On: December 29, 1170

Born In: Cheapside

Died At Age: 52

Thomas Becket was a renowned Archbishop of Canterbury. He served as Archbishop from 1162 till 1170, after which he was murdered by the followers of the king in Canterbury Cathedral. He has been venerated as a martyr and saint by both the ‘Anglican Communion’ and ‘Catholic Church.’ He was canonised by Pope Alexander III soon after his death. He lost his life after he got into a conflict with the King of England, Henry II, over the privileges and rights of the Church. Read through the collection of motivational and empowering quotes and thoughts by Thomas Becket. Scroll through the compilation of insightful and notable quotes and sayings by Thomas Becket on God, church, love, smoke, fall, road, kings, patience, effort, privileges, time, religion, trust, punishment, victory, support, alone, together, peace, care and more.

All saints give testimony to the truth that without real effort, no one ever wins the crown.

Thomas Becket

Better are the blows of a friend than the flase kisses of an enemy.

Thomas Becket

I am ready to die for my Lord, that in my blood the Church may obtain liberty and peace.

Thomas Becket

Remember the sufferings of Christ, the storms that were weathered... the crown that came from those sufferings which gave new radiance to the faith... All saints give testimony to the truth that without real effort, no one ever wins the crown.

Thomas Becket

Many are needed to plant and water what has been planted now that the faith has spread so far and there are so many people... No matter who plants or waters, God gives no harvest unless what is planted is the faith of Peter and unless he agrees to his teachings.

Thomas Becket