St. John the Dwarf: Even if we are entirely despised in the eyes of men . . .Sayings from Saints, Elders, and Fathers, St. John the Dwarf / By Orthodox Church Quotes “Even if we are entirely despised in the eyes of men, let us rejoice that we are honoured in the sight of God.” — St. John the Dwarf to his brother (Daniel), The Sayings of the Desert Fathers Related posts: Unseen Warfare: . . . you will have to render a strict account for every minute of this present hour. St. Ambrose of Optina: If you do good . . . St. John of Kronstadt: . . . Christ taught us truth; the Devil teaches us falsehood, and strives in every way to contradict every truth . . . St. John the Dwarf: Humility and the fear of God . ..