Benedict is a masculine given name. It comes from the Latin benedictus, meaning "blessed" and most commonly refers to Saint Benedict of Nursia, the founder of the Order of Saint Benedict and thereby of Western Monasticism (Benedictine).

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Famous quotes containing the word benedict:

    The trouble with life isn’t that there is no answer, it’s that there are so many answers.
    —Ruth Benedict (1887–1948)

    ... liberty is the one thing no man can have unless he grants it to others.
    —Ruth Benedict (1887–1948)

    We have done scant justice to the reasonableness of cannibalism. There are in fact so many and such excellent motives possible to it that mankind has never been able to fit all of them into one universal scheme, and has accordingly contrived various diverse and contradictory systems the better to display its virtues.
    —Ruth Benedict (1887–1948)