St. Augustine of Hippo

Roman African Christian theologian and philosopher

Lived from: 354-430

Category: Philosophers

Quotes: St. Augustine of Hippo

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    By faithfulness we are collected and wound up into unity within ourselves, whereas we had been scattered abroad in multiplicity.
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    Charity is no substitute for justice withheld.
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    Complete abstinence is easier than perfect moderation.
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    Do you wish to rise? Begin by descending. You plan a tower that will pierce the clouds? Lay first the foundation of humility.
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    Don't you believe that there is in man a deep so profound as to be hidden even to him in whom it is?
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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.
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    Find out how much God has given you and from it take what you need; the remainder is needed by others.
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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.
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    Give me chastity and continence, but not yet.
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    God had one son on earth without sin, but never one without suffering.
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    God loves each of us as if there were only one of us.
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    Grant what thou commandest and then command what thou wilt.
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    Habit, if not resisted, soon becomes necessity.
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    He that is kind is free, though he is a slave; he that is evil is a slave, though he be a king.
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    I asked the whole frame of the world about my God; and he answered,'' I am not He, but He made me.''
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