Little brother to the world

Posted by Denis on December 03, 2001

In Reply to: little brother to the world posted by Bruce Kahl on December 02, 2001

: : Does anybody know its meaning and origin? I guess I heard it in reference to Francis of Assisi, but I am not sure.

: I googled your phrase and I did see a few sites referencing St. Francis to your phrase.
: He is considered the patron saint of animals and ecology.

Yes, I goodled it too, but it looks like a quote from somewhere with some significance. Does anybody know anything about it?