38 Total Quotes

Saint Augustine Quotes

Saint Augustine
It was pride that changed angels into devils; it is humility that makes men as angels.
Saint Augustine
#Angels

Saint Augustine
The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.
Saint Augustine
#Books And Reading

Saint Augustine
Complete abstinence is easier than perfect moderation.
Saint Augustine
#Abstinence

Saint Augustine
There is something in humility which strangely exalts the heart.
Saint Augustine
#Heart

Saint Augustine
He that is jealous is not in love.
Saint Augustine
#Hatred

Saint Augustine
Order your soul; reduce your wants; live in charity; associate in Christian community; obey the laws; trust in Providence.
Saint Augustine
#Life #Belief

Saint Augustine
By faithfulness we are collected and wound up into unity within ourselves, whereas we had been scattered abroad in multiplicity.
Saint Augustine
#Faithfulness

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The purpose of all wars...is peace.
Saint Augustine
#Peace

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The danger already exists that mathematicians have made a covenant with the devil to darken the spirit and confine man in the bonds of Hell
Saint Augustine
#Danger

Saint Augustine
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.
Saint Augustine
#Desire

Saint Augustine
The confession of evil works is the first beginning of good works.
Saint Augustine
#Beginning

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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.
Saint Augustine
#Faith

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

Saint Augustine
Understanding is the reward of faith.
Saint Augustine
#Faith

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God is not what you imagine or what you think you understand. If you understand you have failed.
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#God

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To many, total abstinence is easier than perfect moderation.
Saint Augustine
#Abstinence

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Pray as though everything depended on God. Work as though everything depended on you.
Saint Augustine
#Faith

Saint Augustine
Since love grows within you, so beauty grows. For love is the beauty of the soul.
Saint Augustine
#Beauty #inspirational #Love #Pearls of Wisdom #Quote of the Day

Saint Augustine
Miracles are not contrary to nature, but only contrary to what we know about nature.
Saint Augustine
#Miracles

Saint Augustine
People travel to marvel at the mountains, seas, rivers and stars; and they pass right by themselves without astonishment.
Saint Augustine
#Mountains

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If you believe what you like in the gospels, and reject what you don't like, it is not the gospel you believe, but yourself.
Saint Augustine
#Believe

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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.
Saint Augustine
#Admiration

Saint Augustine
We are certainly in a common class with the beasts; every action of animal life is concerned with seeking bodily pleasure and avoiding pain
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#Action

Saint Augustine
Passion is the evil in adultery. If a man has no opportunity of living with another man's wife, but if it is obvious for some reason that he would like to do so, and would do so if he could, he is no less guilty than if he was caught in the act.
Saint Augustine
#Adultery

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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.
Saint Augustine
#Forgiveness