45 Saint Augustine Of Hippo Quotes

The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page. Love is the beauty of the soul.
Saint Augustine of Hippo Quotes

Saint Augustine Of Hippo Quotes

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

Complete abstinence is easier than perfect moderation.

We speak, but it is God who teaches.

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.

A person can do other things against his will, but belief is possible only in one who is willing.

God provides the wind, Man must raise the sail.

Order your soul. Reduce your wants.

Sin is looking for the right thing in the wrong place.

Humility must accompany all our actions, must be with us everywhere; for as soon as we glory in our good works they are of no further value to our advancement in virtue.

Really great things, when discussed by little men, can usually make such men grow big.

Since you cannot do good to all, you are to pay special attention to those who, by accidents of time, or place, or circumstance, are brought into closer connection with you.

Pray as though everything depends on God. And work as if everything depends on you.

The truth is like a lion; you don’t have to defend it. Let it loose; it will defend itself

Learn to dance, so when you get to heaven the angels know what to do with you.

Right is right even if no one is doing it; wrong is wrong even if everyone is doing it.

He who denies the existence of God, has some reason for wishing that God did not exist.

There are wolves within, and there are sheep without.

The good man is free, even if he is a slave. The evil man is a slave, even if he is a king.

In order to discover the character of people we have only to observe what they love.

The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.

Sin is Energy in the wrong channel.

Charity is no substitute for justice withheld.

Where your pleasure is, there is your treasure: where your treasure, there your heart; where your heart, there your happiness.

God has promised forgiveness to your repentance, but He has not promised tomorrow to your procrastination.

Every visible thing in this world is put in the charge of an Angel.

Patience is the companion of wisdom.

Christ is not valued at all, unless he is valued above all.

Our hearts have been made for you, O God, and they shall never rest until they rest in you.”

There is no saint without a past, no sinner without a future.

Love is ever new because it never groweth old.

Faith is to believe what you do not yet see; the reward for this faith is to see what you believe.

In essentials, unity; in non-essentials, liberty; in all things, charity.

In my deepest wound I saw your glory, and it dazzled me.

To fall in love with God is the greatest romance; to seek him the greatest adventure; to find him, the greatest human achievement.

Love begins with a smile, grows with a kiss, and ends with a teardrop.

Bad times, hard times, this is what people keep saying; but let us live well, and times shall be good. We are the times: Such as we are, such are the times.

Since love grows within you, so beauty grows. For love is the beauty of the soul.

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

God is always trying to give good things to us, but our hands are too full to receive them.

Understanding is the reward of faith. Therefore, seek not to understand that you may believe, but believe that you may understand.

The measure of love is to love without measure.

Love is the beauty of the soul.

The punishment of every disordered mind is its own disorder.

The mind commands the body and is instantly obeyed. The mind commands itself and meets resistance.

Miracles are not contrary to nature but only contrary to what we know about nature.

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