Saint Augustine Quotes


24 Saint Augustine quotes:



"We are certainly in a common class with the beasts; every action of animal life is concerned with seeking bodily pleasure and avoiding pain"
Author: Augustine Quotes Category: Action Quotes
"The words printed here are concepts. You must go through the experiences."
Author: Augustine Quotes Category: Action Quotes
"Men go abroad to admire the heights of mountains, the mighty billows of the sea, the broad tides of rivers, the compass of the ocean, and the circuits of the stars, and pass themselves by."
"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."
Author: Augustine Quotes Category: Time Quotes
"The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page."
"Patience is the companion of wisdom."
"Forgiveness is the remission of sins. For it is by this that what has been lost, and was found, is saved from being lost again."
"In the absence of justice, what is sovereignty but organized robbery?"
"Since love grows within you, so beauty grows. For love is the beauty of the soul."
Author: Augustine Quotes Category: Beauty Quotes
"Love is the beauty of the soul."
Author: Augustine Quotes Category: Love Quotes
"Faith is to believe what you do not see; the reward of this faith is to see what you believe."
Author: Augustine Quotes Category: Faith Quotes
"For, were it not good that evil things should also exist, the omnipotent God would almost certainly not allow evil to be, since beyond doubt it is just as easy for Him not to allow what He does not will, as for Him to do what He will."
Author: Augustine Quotes Category: Evil Quotes
"Faith is to believe what we do not see; and the reward of this faith is to see what we believe."
Author: Augustine Quotes Category: Faith Quotes
"Seek not to understand that you may believe, but believe that you may understand."
Author: Augustine Quotes Category: Faith Quotes
"Pray as though everything depended on God. Work as though everything depended on you."
Author: Augustine Quotes Category: Faith Quotes
"Understanding is the reward of faith."
Author: Augustine Quotes Category: Faith Quotes
"The desire is thy prayers; and if thy desire is without ceasing, thy prayer will also be without ceasing. The continuance of your longing is the continuance of your prayer."
Author: Augustine Quotes Category: Desire Quotes
"Charity is no substitute for justice withheld."
Author: Augustine Quotes Category: Charity Quotes
"There is something in humility which strangely exalts the heart."
Author: Augustine Quotes Category: Heart Quotes
"He that is jealous is not in love."
Author: Augustine Quotes Category: Hate Quotes



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