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Saint Augustine
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It is He who gave to this intellectual nature free-will of such a kind, that if he wishes to forsake God his blessedness, misery should forthwith result. Saint Augustine
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If a parricide is more wicked than anyone who commits homicide-because he kills not merely a man but a near relative-without doubt worse still is he who kills himself, because there is none nearer to a man than himself. Saint Augustine
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Every good and true Christian should understand that wherever he may find the truth it is his Lord's. Saint Augustine
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One does not read in the Gospel that the Lord said: I will send you the Paraclete who will teach you about the course of the sun and moon. For He willed to make them Christians, not mathematicians. Saint Augustine
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Come, brethren, if you wish to be engrafted in the vine. It grieves us to see you thus lie cut off. Number the priests in the very chair of Peter, And see in that order of fathers who succeeded the other. This is the rock which the proud gates of hell overcome not. Saint Augustine
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You have made us for yourself, O Lord, and our hearts are restless until they rest in you. Saint Augustine
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I loved not yet, yet I loved to love... I sought what I might love, loving to love. Saint Augustine
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O sons of Peace, sons of the One Catholic, walk in your way, and sing as you walk. Travelers do this in order to keep up their spirits. (p. 427). Saint Augustine
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if there is something more excellent than the truth, then that is God; if not, then truth itself is God Saint Augustine
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That your enemies have been created is God's doing; that they hate you and wish to ruin you is their own doing. What should you say about them in your mind? "Lord be merciful to them, forgive them their sins, put the fear of God in them, change them!" You are loving in them not what they are, but what you would have them to become. Saint Augustine
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I want my friend to miss me as long as I miss him. Saint Augustine
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Bad company is like a nail driven into a post, which, after the first and second blow, may be drawn out with little difficulty; but being once driven up to the head, the pincers cannot take hold to draw it out, but which can only be done by the destruction of the wood. Saint Augustine
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A thing is not necessarily true because badly uttered, nor false because spoken magnificently. Saint Augustine
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God judged it better to bring good out of evil than to suffer no evil to exist. Saint Augustine
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The confession of evil works is the first beginning of good works. Saint Augustine
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Oh Lord, give me chastity, but do not give it yet. Saint Augustine
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Grant what thou commandest and then command what thou wilt. Saint Augustine
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This world's a bubble. Saint Augustine
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He who labours, prays. Saint Augustine
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We make ourselves a ladder out of our vices if we trample the vices themselves underfoot. Saint Augustine
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He was created of a mother whom He created. He was carried by hands that He formed. He cried in the manger in wordless infancy. He, the Word, without whom all human eloquence is mute. Saint Augustine
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I once laboured hard for the free will of man, until the grace of God at length overcame me. Saint Augustine
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The sufficiency of my merit is to know that my merit is not sufficient. Saint Augustine
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There never can have been, and never can be, and there never shall be any sin without pride. Saint Augustine
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Let our lives be good, and the times are good. We make our times; such as we are, such are the times. Saint Augustine
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Everyone who observes himself doubting observes a truth, and about that which he observes he is certain; therefore he is certain about a truth. Everyone therefore who doubts whether truth exists has in himself a truth on which not to doubt.... Hence one who can doubt at all ought not to doubt the existence of truth. Saint Augustine
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Trials and tribulations offer us a chance to make reparation for our past faults and sins. On such occasions the Lord comes to us like a physician to heal the wounds left by our sins. Tribulation is the divine medicine. Saint Augustine
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The desire for fame tempts even noble minds. Saint Augustine
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It's not in the book or in the writer that readers discern the truth of what they read; they see it in themselves, if the light of truth has penetrated their minds. Saint Augustine
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Attract them by the way you live. Saint Augustine
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Every day my conscience makes confession relying on the hope of Your mercy as more to be trusted than its own innocence. Saint Augustine
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The world being unworthy to receive the Son of God directly from the hands of the Father, he gave his Son to Mary for the world to receive him from her. Saint Augustine
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Far be it from us to doubt that all number is known to Him 'Whose understanding is infinite' (Ps. 147:5). The infinity of number, though there be no numbering of infinite numbers, is yet not incomprehensible by Him Whose understanding is infinite. And thus, if everything which is comprehended is defined or made finite by the comprehension of him who knows it, then all infinity is in some ineffable way made finite to God, for it is comprehensible by His knowledge. Saint Augustine
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Carnal lust rules where there is no love of God. Saint Augustine
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If there is something more excellent than the truth, then that is God; if not, then truth itself is God. Saint Augustine
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The good man, though a slave, is free; the wicked, though he reigns, is a slave. Saint Augustine
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...If humility does not precede all that we do, our efforts are fruitless. Saint Augustine
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This entire most beautiful order of good things is going to pass away after its measure has been exhausted; for both morning and evening were made in them. Saint Augustine
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Make me a captive Lord, then I shall be truly free. Saint Augustine
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Come unto me, all ye that labor and are heavy laden. Saint Augustine
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He who created you without you will not justify you without you. Saint Augustine
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Consequently, if the republic is the weal of the people, and there is no people if it be not associated by a common acknowledgment of right, and if there is no right where there is no justice, then most certainly it follows that there is no republic where there is no justice. Saint Augustine
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It is the function of perfection to make one know one's imperfection. Saint Augustine
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There are three ways in which sins are forgiven: in baptism, in prayer, and in the greater humility of penance; yet God does not forgive sins except to the baptized Saint Augustine
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God will not suffer man to have a knowledge of things to come for if he had prescience of his prosperity, he would be careless and if understanding of his adversity, he would be despairing and senseless Saint Augustine
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Let us sing a new song, not with our lips, but with our lives. Saint Augustine
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Two works of mercy set a person free: Forgive and you will be forgiven, and give and you will receive. Saint Augustine
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Only He who made man makes man happy. Saint Augustine
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There are wolves within, and there are sheep without. Saint Augustine
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Do you know who the upright of heart are? They are those who wish what God wishes. Therefore, do not try to twist God's will to you own but correct your will to that of God. The will of God is a rule of conduct. By it you have the means of being converted and of correcting your evil ways. Saint Augustine
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To be under pressure is inescapable. Pressure takes place through all the world; war, siege, the worries of state. We all know men who grumble under these pressures and complain. They are cowards. They lack splendour. But there is another sort of man who is under the same pressure but does not complain, for it is the friction which polishes him. It is the pressure which refines and makes him noble Saint Augustine
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The true religion has always been one from the beginning, and will always be the same. Saint Augustine
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Man's maker was made man that He, Ruler of the stars, might nurse at His mother's breast; that the Bread might hunger, the Fountain thirst, the Light sleep, the Way be tired on its journey; that Truth might be accused of false witnesses, the Teacher be beaten with whips, the Foundation be suspended on wood; that Strength might grow weak; that the Healer might be wounded; that Life might die. Saint Augustine
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God has promised forgiveness to your repentance; but He has not promised to-morrow to your procrastination. Saint Augustine
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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. Saint Augustine
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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
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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. Saint Augustine
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Humility is the foundation of all the other virtues hence, in the soul in which this virtue does not exist there cannot be any other virtue except in mere appearance. Saint Augustine
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If you believe what you like in the gospels, and reject what you don't like, it is not the gospel you believe, but yourself. Saint Augustine
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Will is to grace as the horse is to the rider. Saint Augustine
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Put no faith in salvation through the political order. Saint Augustine
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You can live, provided you live; that is, you can live for ever, provided you live a good life. Saint Augustine
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For if a thing is not diminished by being shared with others, it is not rightly owned if it is only owned and not shared. Saint Augustine
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Though defensive violence will always be 'a sad necessity' in the eyes of men of principle, it would be still more unfortunate if wrongdoers should dominate just men. Saint Augustine
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By the fall a poison was handed to mankind through a woman [Eve], by the Redemption man was given salvation also through a woman [Mary]. Saint Augustine
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There is no greater invitation to love than loving first. Saint Augustine
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In matters that are so obscure and far beyond our vision, we find in Holy Scripture passages which can be interpreted in very different ways without prejudice to the faith we have received. In such cases, we should not rush in headlong and so firmly take our stand on one side that, if further progress in the search for truth justly undermines this position, we too fall with it. Saint Augustine
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Let necessity, and not your will, slay the enemy who fights against you. Saint Augustine
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If we tread our vices under our feet, we make of them a ladder by which to rise to higher things. Saint Augustine
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Believe that you may understand, Saint Augustine
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