If I be not in a state of grace, I pray God place me in it; if I be in it, I pray God keep me so.
Of the love or hatred God has for the English, I know nothing, but I do know that they will all be thrown out of France, except those who die there.
I saw them with my bodily eyes as clearly as I see you. And when they departed, I used to weep and wish they would take me with them.
I'm gonna take it as it comes
About Jesus Christ and the Church, I simply know they're just one thing, and we shouldn't complicate the matter.
I fear nothing for God is with me!
Since God had commanded it, it was necessary that I do it. Since God commanded it, even if I had a hundred fathers and mothers, even if I had been a King's daughter, I would have gone nevertheless.
Children say that people are hung sometimes for speaking the truth.
I die for speaking the language of the angels.
I was admonished ot adopt feminine clothes; I refused, and still refuse. As for other avocations of women, there are plenty of other women to perform them.
I place trust in God, my creator, in all things; I love Him with all my heart.
I am the drum on which God is beating out his message.
... I answered the voice that I was a poor girl who knew nothing of riding and warfare ...
Hope in God. If you have good hope and faith in Him, you shall be delivered from your enemies.
Courage! Do not fall back; in a little the place will be yours. Watch! When the wind blows my banner against the bulwark, you shall take it.
[Before being burned at the stake for her faith:] Hold the cross high so I may see it through the flames.
I would rather die than do something which I know to be a sin, or to be against God's will.
How else would God speak to me, if not through my imagination?
I am not afraid... I was born to do this.
One life is all we have and we live it as we believe in living it. But to sacrifice what you are and to live without belief, that is a fate more terrible than dying.
All battles are first won or lost, in the mind.
It is better to be alone with God. His friendship will not fail me, nor His counsel, nor His love. In His strength, I will dare and dare and dare until I die.
Go forward bravely. Fear nothing. Trust in God; all will be well.
Every man gives his life for what he believes. Every woman gives her life for what she believes. Sometimes people believe in little or nothing, and so they give their lives to little or nothing. One life is all we have, and we live it as we believe in living it"and then it's gone. But to surrender who you are and to live without belief is more terrible than dying " even more terrible than dying young.
The Maid and her soldiers will have the victory. Therefore the Maid is willing that you, Duke of Bedford, should not destroy yourself.
Everything I have said or done is in the hands of God. I commit myself to Him! I certify to you that I would do or say nothing against the Christian faith.
Do you know whether or not you are in God's grace? Joan: If I am not, may God put me there; and if I am, may God so keep me.
If I am not, may God place me there; if I am, may God so keep me. I should be the saddest in all the world if I knew that I were not in the grace of God. But if I were in a state of sin, do you think the Voice would come to me? I would that every one could hear the Voice as I hear it. I think I was about thirteen when it came to me for the first time.
Even little children repeat that oftentimes people are hanged for having told the truth.
It is true that the king has made a truce with the duke of Burgundy for fifteen days and that the duke is to turn over the city of Paris at the end of fifteen days. Yet you should not marvel if I do not enter that city so quickly.
I shall last a year, and but little longer: we must think to do good work in that year. Four things are laid upon me: to drive out the English; to bring you to be crowned and anointed at Reims; to rescue the Duke of OrlÃ©ans from the hands of the English; and to raise the siege of OrlÃ©ans.
It is true I wished to escape; and so I wish still: is not this lawful for all prisoners?
... since God commanded me to go, I must do it.
If ever I do escape, no one shall reproach me with having broken or violated my faith, not having given my word to any one, whosoever it may be.
Alas! that my body, clean and whole, never been corrupted, today must be consumed and burnt to ashes!
I was in my thirteenth year when I heard a voice from God to help me govern my conduct. And the first time I was very much afraid.
King of England, and you, duke of Bedford, who call yourself regent of the kingdom of France... settle your debt to the king of Heaven; return to the Maiden, who is envoy of the king of Heaven, the keys to all the good towns you took and violated in France.
The angels are as perfect in form as they are in spirit.
I used to say, "Go boldly in among the English," and then I used to go boldly in myself.