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St. Augustine Quotes

(354-430), Numidian-born Bishop of Hippo, Theologian

Thou must be emptied of that wherewith thou art full, that thou mayest be filled with that whereof thou art empty.

Category: Forgiveness

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.

Category: Forgiveness

He that is kind is free, though he is a slave; he that is evil is a slave, though he be a king.

Category: Freedom

If two friends ask you to judge a dispute, don't accept, because you will lose one friend; on the other hand, if two strangers come with the same request, accept because you will gain one friend.

Category: Friends And Friendship

I want my friend to miss me as long as I miss him.

Category: Friends And Friendship

I found thee not, O Lord, without, because I erred in seeking thee without that wert within.

Category: God

Habit, if not resisted, soon becomes necessity.

Category: Habit

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

Category: Humility

Do you wish to rise? Begin by descending. You plan a tower that will pierce the clouds? Lay first the foundation of humility.

Category: Leaders And Leadership

Order your soul; reduce your wants; live in charity; associate in Christian community; obey the laws; trust in Providence.

Category: Life And Living

If we live good lives, the times are also good. As we are, such are the times.

Category: Longevity

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.

Category: Love

Love, and do what you like.

Category: Love

Love is the beauty of the soul.

Category: Love

God loves each of us as if there were only one of us.

Category: Love