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Saint Augustine

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He that is kind is free, though he is a slave; he that is evil is a slave, though he be a king.
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He that is kind is free, though he is a slave; he that is evil is a slave, though he be a king.
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Life is a grand party.
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Life is a mountain of solvable problems, and I enjoy that.
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It is what it is, it is what you make it.
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He who is a slave to his stomach seldom worships God.
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He who knows that enough is enough will always have enough.
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Grant what thou commandest and then command what thou wilt.
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And behold you were within me,
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He that is jealous is not in love.
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I want my friend to miss me as long as I miss him.
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Habit, if not resisted, soon becomes necessity.
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I would not believe in the Gospel if the authority of the Catholic Church did not move me to do so
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Custom is second nature.
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He who labours, prays.
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There is no possible source of evil except good.
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A thing is not necessarily true because badly uttered, nor false because spoken magnificently.
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Hear the other side.
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The purpose of all wars, is peace.
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Love, and do what you like.
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When two elephants fight, it is the grass that gets trampled
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You aspire to great things? Begin with little ones.
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Renouncement: the heroism of mediocrity.
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We cannot pass our guardian angel's bounds, resigned or sullen, he will hear our sighs.
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The dove loves when it quarrels; the wolf hates when it flatters.
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The mind commands the body and it obeys. The mind orders itself and meets resistance.
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This is the very perfection of a man, to find out his own imperfections.
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Habit, if not resisted, soon becomes necessity.
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Thou must be emptied of that wherewith thou art full, that thou mayest be filled with that whereof t...
SAINT AUGUSTINE OF HIPPO
Understanding is the reward of faith. Therefore seek not to understand that thou mayest believe, but...
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This world's a bubble.
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A thing is not necessarily true because badly uttered, nor false because spoken magnificently.
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O Holy Spirit, descend plentifully into my heart. Enlighten the dark corners of this neglected dwell...
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I want my friend to miss me as long as I miss him.
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What does love look like? It has the hands to help others. It has the feet to hasten to the poor and...
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Men go abroad to wonder at the heights of mountains, at the huge waves of the sea, at the long cours...
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Faith is to believe what we do not see; and the reward of this faith is to see what we believe.
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I asked the whole frame of the world about my God; and he answered, I am not He, but He made me.
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Temperance is love surrendering itself wholly to Him who is its object; courage is love bearing all ...
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Will is to grace as the horse is to the rider.
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From many to make one. [Lat., Ex pluribus unum facere.]
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God is best known in not knowing him. [Ger., Deus scitur melius nesciendo.]
SAINT AURELIUS AUGUSTINE
The soul, which is spirit, can not dwell in dust; it is carried along to dwell in the blood. [Lat...
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Consequently, if the republic is the weal of the people, and there is no people if it be not associa...
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By faithfulness we are collected and wound up into unity within ourselves, whereas we had been scatt...
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What I needed most was to love and to be loved, eager to be caught. Happily I wrapped those painful ...
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Miracles are not contrary to nature, but only contrary to what we know about nature.
SAINT AUGUSTINE OF HIPPO
It was pride that changed angels into devils; it is humility that makes men as angels.
SAINT AUGUSTINE OF HIPPO
If you would attain to what you are not yet, you must always be displeased by what you are. For wher...
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To abstain from sin when one can no longer sin is to be forsaken by sin, not to forsake it.
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The spiritual virtue of a sacrament is like light; although it passes among the impure, it is not p...
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We make a ladder for ourselves of our vices, if we trample those same vices underfoot. [Lat., De ...
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He fashioned hell for the inquisitive. [Lat., Curiosis fabricavit inferos.]
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Don't you believe that there is in man a deep so profound as to be hidden even to him in whom it is?
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Who can map out the various forces at play in one soul? Man is a great depth, O Lord. The hairs of h...
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I have read in Plato and Cicero sayings that are wise and very beautiful; but I have never read in e...
SAINT AUGUSTINE OF HIPPO
If I am given a formula, and I am ignorant of its meaning, it cannot teach me anything, but if I al...
SAINT AURELIUS AUGUSTINE
By-and-by has no end. [Lat., Modo, et modo, non habebent modum.]
SAINT AURELIUS AUGUSTINE
God had one son on earth without sin, but never one without suffering.
SAINT AUGUSTINE OF HIPPO
I have learnt to love you late, Beauty at once so ancient and so new!
SAINT AUGUSTINE OF HIPPO
If you believe what you like in the gospels, and reject what you don't like, it is not the gospel yo...
SAINT AUGUSTINE OF HIPPO
Order your soul; reduce your wants; live in charity; associate in Christian community; obey the laws...
SAINT AUGUSTINE OF HIPPO
The confession of evil works is the first beginning of good works.
SAINT AUGUSTINE OF HIPPO
My mind withdrew its thoughts from experience, extracting itself from the contradictory throng of se...
SAINT AUGUSTINE OF HIPPO
No eulogy is due to him who simply does his duty and nothing more.
SAINT AUGUSTINE OF HIPPO
They the hazers or eversores were rightly called Overturners, since they had themselves been first o...
SAINT AUGUSTINE OF HIPPO
Complete abstinence is easier than perfect moderation.
SAINT AUGUSTINE OF HIPPO
Punishment is justice for the unjust.
SAINT AUGUSTINE OF HIPPO
The verdict of the world is conclusive. [Lat., Securus judicat orbis terrarum.]
SAINT AURELIUS AUGUSTINE
Now he [Nebridius] lives in Abraham's bosom. [Lat., Nunc ille vivit in sinu Abraham.]
SAINT AURELIUS AUGUSTINE
The people who remained victorious were less like conquerors than conquered.
SAINT AUGUSTINE OF HIPPO
Charity is no substitute for justice withheld.
SAINT AUGUSTINE OF HIPPO
Grant what thou commandest and then command what thou wilt.
SAINT AUGUSTINE OF HIPPO
I found thee not, O Lord, without, because I erred in seeking thee without that wert within.
SAINT AUGUSTINE OF HIPPO
He that is kind is free, though he is a slave; he that is evil is a slave, though he be a king.
SAINT AUGUSTINE OF HIPPO
Love, and do what thou wilt: whether thou hold thy peace, through love hold thy peace; whether thou ...
SAINT AUGUSTINE OF HIPPO
A child of those tears. [Lat., Filius istarum lacrymarum.]
SAINT AURELIUS AUGUSTINE
The greatest evil is physical pain.
SAINT AUGUSTINE OF HIPPO