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To abstain from sin when one can no longer sin is to be forsaken by sin, not to forsake it.


Saint Augustine

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From many to make one. [Lat., Ex pluribus unum facere.]
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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?
SAINT AUGUSTINE OF HIPPO
Who can map out the various forces at play in one soul? Man is a great depth, O Lord. The hairs of h...
SAINT AUGUSTINE OF HIPPO
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