Saint Augustine Quotes On Love, God, Death, Life

Saint Augustine Quotes On Love, God, Death, Life

The Roman African, Manichaean, Early Christian Theologian and Doctor of the Church and Numidian Philosopher whose writings shape the growth of Classical and Classical Christian Church and subsequently all of western Christian thought was Augustina of Hippo(13 November 354 – 28 August 430 AC), also known as St. Augustine's, a Roman African. Bishop Hippo Regius, he was in North Africa and was known for his writings in the Patristic period as one of the most prominent Church Fathers of the Latin Church.Saint Augustine Quotes On Love, God, Death, Life, Faith, Humility

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Saint Augustine

Men go abroad to wonder at the heights of mountains, at the huge waves of the sea, at the long courses of the rivers, at the vast compass of the ocean, at the circular motions of the stars, and they pass by themselves without wondering.

Saint Augustine

The purpose of all wars, is peace.

Saint Augustine

Faith is to believe what you do not see; the reward of this faith is to see what you believe.

Saint Augustine

God had one son on earth without sin, but never one without suffering.

Saint Augustine

My mind withdrew its thoughts from experience, extracting itself from the contradictory throng of sensuous images, that it might find out what that light was wherein it was bathed… And thus, with the flash of one hurried glance, it attained to the vision of That Which Is.

Saint Augustine

God judged it better to bring good out of evil than to suffer no evil to exist.

Saint Augustine

The confession of evil works is the first beginning of good works.

Saint Augustine

Give me chastity and continence, but not yet.

Saint Augustine

Beauty is indeed a good gift of God; but that the good may not think it a great good, God dispenses it even to the wicked.

Saint Augustine

God loves each of us as if there were only one of us.

Saint Augustine

In the absence of justice, what is sovereignty but organized robbery?

Saint Augustine

Indeed, man wishes to be happy even when he so lives as to make happiness impossible.

Saint Augustine

Find out how much God has given you and from it take what you need; the remainder is needed by others.

Saint Augustine

What then is time? If no one asks me, I know what it is. If I wish to explain it to him who asks, I do not know.

Saint Augustine

The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.

Saint Augustine

Patience is the companion of wisdom.

Saint Augustine

The words printed here are concepts. You must go through the experiences.

Saint Augustine

We cannot pass our guardian angel’s bounds, resigned or sullen, he will hear our sighs.

Saint Augustine

Do you wish to be great? Then begin by being. Do you desire to construct a vast and lofty fabric? Think first about the foundations of humility. The higher your structure is to be, the deeper must be its foundation.

Saint Augustine
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