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Quote Left It was pride that changed angels into devils; it is humility that makes men as angels. Quote Right
Quote Left I just hope we can get to 33. The Salukis keep winning so we have to keep on their tails. It's great for the program. James (Augustine) and Dee (Brown) have lost one home game. One of their goals is to stay undefeated at home. Quote Right
Quote Left Men go abroad to wonder at the heights 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 motions of the stars; and they pass by themselves without wondering. Quote Right
Quote Left 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. Quote Right
Quote Left People travel to wonder at the height of the mountains, at the huge waves of the seas, at the long course of the rivers, at the vast compass of the ocean, at the circular motion of the stars, and yet they pass by themselves without wondering. Quote Right
Quote Left They the hazers or eversores were rightly called Overturners, since they had themselves been first overturned and perverted, tricked by those same devils who were secretly mocking them in the very acts by which they amused themselves in mocking and making fools of others. Quote Right
Quote Left Grant what thou commandest and then command what thou wilt. Quote Right
Quote Left Patience is the companion of wisdom. Quote Right
Quote Left Punishment is justice for the unjust. Quote Right
Quote Left The slow-witted approach to the HIV epidemic was the result of a thousand years of Christian malpractice and the childlike approach of the church to sexuality. If any single man was responsible, it was Augustine of Hippo who murdered his way to sainthood spouting on about the sins located in his genitals. Quote Right
Quote Left Since you cannot do good to all, you are to pay special regard to those who, by the accidents of time, or place, or circumstances, are brought into closer connection with you. Quote Right
Quote Left We know the feeling of having lost at home. That's the type of pride Dee and I try to take into every game. The other guys have done a great job feeding off of us and kind of understanding it. It's a bad feeling to lose at home, and we hope they never have to. Quote Right
Quote Left O Holy Spirit, descend plentifully into my heart. Enlighten the dark corners of this neglected dwelling and scatter there Thy cheerful beams. Quote Right
Quote Left 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. Quote Right
Quote Left Charity is no substitute for justice withheld. Quote Right
Quote Left The good Christian should beware the mathematician and all those who make empty prophecies. The danger already exists that the mathematicians have made a covenant with the devil to darken the spirit and to confine man in the bonds of hell. Quote Right
Quote Left I have learnt to love you late, Beauty at once so ancient and so new! Quote Right
Quote Left Nothing is so much to be shunned as sex relations. Quote Right
Quote Left We make ourselves a ladder out of our vices if we trample the vices themselves underfoot. Quote Right
Quote Left Hear the other side. Quote Right
Quote Left Miracles are not contrary to nature, but only contrary to what we know about nature. Quote Right
Quote Left Understanding is the reward of faith. Therefore seek not to understand that thou mayest believe, but believe, that thou mayest understand. Quote Right
Quote Left If stock market experts were so expert, they would be buying stock, not selling advice. Quote Right
Quote Left If you would attain to what you are not yet, you must always be displeased by what you are. For where you are pleased with yourself there you have remained. Keep adding, keep walking, keep advancing. Quote Right
Quote Left He that is kind is free, though he is a slave; he that is evil is a slave, though he be a king. Quote Right
Quote Left Who can map out the various forces at play in one soul? Man is a great depth, O Lord. The hairs of his head are easier by far to count than his feeling, the movements of his heart. Quote Right
Quote Left My mind withdrew its thoughts from experience, extracting itself from the contradictory throng of sensuous images, that it might find out what that light was wherein it was bathed.... And thus, with the flash of one hurried glance, it attained to the vision of That Which Is. Quote Right
Quote Left I asked the whole frame of the world about my God; and he answered, I am not He, but He made me. Quote Right
Quote Left I want my friend to miss me as long as I miss him. Quote Right
Quote Left Do you wish to rise? Begin by descending. You plan a tower that will pierce the clouds? Lay first the foundation of humility. Quote Right
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Member Quotes About Augustine

Quote Left Of Truth it has been, as it always shall be... Truth need nothing but itself to defend itself. So let Truth set you free. Derived from: “The truth is like a lion; you don’t have to defend it. Let it loose; it will defend itself.” ? Augustine of Hippo Quote Right