Aurelius August

[Augustine of Hippo]

Aurelius August Quotes

  • ''Ignorance itself is without a doubt a sin for those who do not wish to understand; for those who, however, cannot understand, it is the punishment of sin.''
    St. Augustine (354-430), Roman church father. Epistulae, 194, 6, 27.
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  • ''Faith therefore is to believe that which you do not see, truth is to see what you have believed.''
    St. Augustine (354-430), Roman church father. On the Gospel of John, XL, 9.
  • ''Understanding is the wages of faith.''
    St. Augustine (354-430), Roman church father. On the Gospel of John, XXIX, 6.
  • ''Keep on adding, keep on walking, keep on progressing: do not delay on the road, do not go back, do not deviate.''
    St. Augustine (354-430), Roman church father. Sermons, 169, 18.
  • ''We make a ladder for ourselves out of our vices when we trample them.''
    St. Augustine (354-430), Roman church father. Sermons, 176, 4.
  • ''Do not believe yourself healthy. Immortality is health; this life is a long sickness.''
    St. Augustine (354-430), Roman church father. Sermons, 77, 4.
  • ''Faith is believing what you do not see; the reward of faith is to see what you believe.''
    St. Augustine (354-430), Roman church father. Sermons, 43, 1.
  • ''We are and we know we are and we love to be it and know it.''
    St. Augustine (354-430), Roman church father. The City of God.
  • ''Whoever is still seeking for miracles so that he may believe is himself a wonder, who does not believe while the world around him does.''
    St. Augustine (354-430), Roman church father. The City of God, XXII, 8.
  • ''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.''
    St. Augustine (354-430), Roman church father. Confessions, XIII, 35.

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