St. Augustine of Hippo

"Understanding is the reward of faith. Therefore seek not to understand that thou mayest believe, but believe, that thou mayest understand."

St. Augustine of Hippo
St. Augustine of Hippo "Ioannis Evangelium"

Rating: 5.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Hope has two beautiful daughters. Their names are anger and courage; anger at the way things are, and courage to see that they do not remain the way they are."

Rating: 2.33 (Number of Voters: 9)

"If you were the only person on earth, Christ would have still suffered and died for you."

Rating: 8.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Punishment is justice for the unjust."

Rating: 5.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"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."

Rating: 9.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Anger is a weed; hate is the tree."

Rating: 6.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page."

Rating: 6.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Love is the beauty of the soul."

Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"God provides the wind, but man must raise the sails."

Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Faith is to believe what you do not see; the reward of this faith is to see what you believe."

Rating: 5.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

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

Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

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

Rating: 7.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

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

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Patience is the companion of wisdom."

Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Pray as though everything depended on God. Work as though everything depended on you."

Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"People travel to wonder at the height of mountains, at the huge waves of the sea, at the long courses of rivers, at the vast compass of the ocean, at the circular motion of the stars; and they pass by themselves without wondering."

Rating: 2.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"An unjust law is no law at all."

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Love, and do what thou wilt: whether thou hold thy peace, through love hold thy peace; whether thou cry out, through love cry out; whether thou correct, through love correct; whether thou spare, through love do thou spare: let the root of love be within, of this root can nothing spring but what is good."

Rating: 6.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"He who sings prays twice."

Rating: 5.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"God had one son on earth without sin, but never one without suffering."

Rating: 4.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

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

Rating: 5.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"To wisdom belongs the intellectual apprehension of things eternal; to knowledge, the rational apprehension of things temporal."

Rating: 5.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"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."

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Love the sinner and hate the sin."

Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"In the absence of justice, what is sovereignty but organized robbery?"

Rating: 7.67 (Number of Voters: 3)