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October 20, 2018
The surest hindrance of success is to have too high a standard of refinement in our own minds, or too high an opinion ... Hazlitt
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Quotes of Saint Augustine
Thou madest us for Thyself, and our heart is restless, until it repose in Thee.
A thing is not necessarily true because badly uttered, nor false because spoken magnificently.
Better to have loved and lost, than to have never loved at all.
Christ is not valued at all unless He is valued above all.
Conscience and reputation are two things. Conscience is due to yourself, reputation to your neighbour.
Faith is to believe what you do not see the reward of this faith is to see what you believe.
Give me chastity and continence, but not yet.
God does not give heed to the ambitiousness of our prayers, because he is always ready to give to us his light, not a visible light but ...
He who does not have the church as his mother does not have God as his Father.
Hear the other side.
Hear the other side. Audi Partem Alteram.
I was in love with loving.
If we live good lives, the times are also good. As we are, such are the times.
If you would attain to what you are not yet, you must always be displeased by what you are. For where you are pleased with yourself there ...
Indeed, man wishes to be happy even when he so lives as to make happiness impossible.
Let no one flatter himself of himself he is Satan. Let man take sin, which is his own, and leave righteousness with God.
Let those who think I have said too little and those who think I have said too much, forgive me and let those who think I have said just ...
My love for you, Lord, is not an uncertain feeling, but a matter of concious certainty. With your word you pierced my heart, and I loved ...
Nothing is so much to be shunned as sex relations.
Nothing whatever pertaining to godliness and real holiness can be accomplished without grace.
O Lord, help me to be pure, but not yet.
O, Divine Master, Grant that I may not so much seek to be consoled, as to console To be understood as to understand To be loved as to ...
Patience is the companion of wisdom.
People travel to wonder at the height of the mountains, at the huge waves of the seas, at the long course of the rivers, at the vast ...
The argument is at an end.
The good Christian should beware the mathematician and all those who make empty prophecies. The danger already exists that the ...
The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only one page.
The world is a great book; he who never stirs from home reads only a page.
This is the very perfection of a man, to find out his own imperfection.
Though there are very many nations all over the earth, ... there are no more than two kinds of human society, which we may justly call ...
To wisdom belongs the intellectual apprehension of things eternal; to knowledge, the rational apprehension of things temporal.
Unless you believe, you will not understand.
We make ourselves a ladder out of our vices if we trample the vices themselves underfoot.
Where your pleasure is, there is your treasure where your treasure, there your heart where your heart, there your happiness.
You God have not only commanded continence, that is, from what things we are to restrain our love, but also justice, that is, on what we ...
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