Saint Augustine Quotes and its meanings
Saint Augustine quotes about Anger
Saint Augustine quotes about Art
Saint Augustine quotes about Beauty
Saint Augustine quotes about Experience
Saint Augustine quotes about Faith
Saint Augustine quotes about Fear
Saint Augustine quotes about Forgiveness
Saint Augustine quotes about God
Saint Augustine quotes about Good
Saint Augustine quotes about Government
Saint Augustine quotes about Great
Beauty is indeed a good gift of God but that the good may not think it a great good, God dispenses it even to the wicked.
Do you wish to be great? Then begin by being. Do you desire to construct a vast and lofty fabric? Think first about the foundations of humility. The higher your structure is to be, the deeper must be its foundation.
Our bodies are shaped to bear children, and our lives are a working out of the processes of creation. All our ambitions and intelligence are beside that great elemental point.
Saint Augustine quotes about Happiness
Saint Augustine quotes about Intelligence
Saint Augustine quotes about Jealousy
Saint Augustine quotes about Love
What I needed most was to love and to be loved, eager to be caught. Happily I wrapped those painful bonds around me and sure enough, I would be lashed with the red-hot pokers or jealousy, by suspicions and fear, by burst of anger and quarrels.
Saint Augustine quotes about Men
What does love look like? It has the hands to help others. It has the feet to hasten to the poor and needy. It has eyes to see misery and want. It has the ears to hear the sighs and sorrows of men. That is what love looks like.
Men go abroad to wonder at the heights of mountains, at the huge waves of the sea, at the long courses of the rivers, at the vast compass of the ocean, at the circular motions of the stars, and they pass by themselves without wondering.
Saint Augustine quotes about Nature
Saint Augustine quotes about Religion
Saint Augustine quotes about Sympathy
Saint Augustine quotes about Time
Saint Augustine quotes about Travel
Saint Augustine quotes about Work
Saint Augustine Quotes Index
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- What I needed most was to love and to be loved, eager to be caught. Happily I wrapped those painful bonds around me and sure enough, I would be lashed with the red-hot pokers or jealousy, by suspicions and fear, by burst of anger and quarrels.
- Thou must be emptied of that wherewith thou art full, that thou mayest be filled with that whereof thou art empty.
- Since love grows within you, so beauty grows. For love is the beauty of the soul.
- Beauty is indeed a good gift of God but that the good may not think it a great good, God dispenses it even to the wicked.
- Love is the beauty of the soul.
- My mind withdrew its thoughts from experience, extracting itself from the contradictory throng of sensuous images, that it might find out what that light was wherein it was bathed... And thus, with the flash of one hurried glance, it attained to the vision of That Which Is.
- Faith is to believe what you do not see the reward of this faith is to see what you believe.
- Pray as though everything depended on God. Work as though everything depended on you.
- 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.
- O Lord, help me to be pure, but not yet.