49 Total Quotes

St. Aquinas Quotes

St. Aquinas
Peace is the work of justice indirectly, in so far as justice removes the obstacles to peace; but it is the work of charity (love) directly, since charity, according to its very notion, causes peace.
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#Charity

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The things that we love tell us what we are.
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#Advice

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But man is freer than all the animals, on account of his free-will, with which he is endowed above all other animals
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#Animals

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To one who has faith, no explanation is necessary. To one without faith, no explanation is possible.
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#Faith

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There is nothing on this earth more to be prized than true friendship.
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#Friends Or Friendship #Editor's Pick #Quote of the Day

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Sorrow can be alleviated by good sleep, a bath and a glass of wine
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#Sleep

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Love takes up where knowledge leaves off.
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#Knowledge #inspirational #Love

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Three things are necessary for the salvation of man: to know what he ought to believe; to know what he ought to desire; and to know what he ought to do.
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#Man

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Beware the man of one book.
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#Books And Reading

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Friendship is the source of the greatest pleasures, and without friends even the most agreeable pursuits become tedious.
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#Friends Or Friendship #Quote of the Day

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Good can exist without evil, whereas evil cannot exist without good....
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#Evil

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Most men seem to live according to sense rather than reason.
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#Men #Reason

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Man cannot live without joy; therefore when he is deprived of true spiritual joys it is necessary that he become addicted to carnal pleasures
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#Joy

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It is requisite for the relaxation of the mind that we make use, from time to time, of playful deeds and jokes
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#Mind

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Well-ordered self-love is right and natural.
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#Cute Love #Sweet Love #Love #Advise

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Because philosophy arises from awe, a philosopher is bound in his way to be a lover of myths and poetic fables. Poets and philosophers are alike in being big with wonder.
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#Philosophers And Philosophy #Myths

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Reason in man is rather like God in the world
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#God

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In order for a war to be just, three things are necessary. First, the authority of the sovereign. Secondly, a just cause. Thirdly, a rightful intention.
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#Authority

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The highest manifestation of life consists in this: that a being governs its own actions. A thing which is always subject to the direction of another is somewhat of a dead thing.
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#Self-reliance

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The truth of our faith becomes a matter of ridicule among the infidels if any Catholic, not gifted with the necessary scientific learning, presents as dogma what scientific scrutiny shows to be false.
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#Faith