Thirteen Useful Quotes From St. Augustine

“Love is the beauty of the Soul.”

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

“Hear the other side.”

“This is the very perfection of a man, to find out his own imperfections.”

“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.”

“Do you wish to rise? Begin by descending. You plan a tower that will pierce the clouds? Lay first the foundation of humility.”

“A lie consists in speaking a falsehood with the intention of deceiving.”

“One never errs more safely than when one errs by too much loving the truth.”

“Nothing so clearly discovers a spiritual man as his treatment of an erring brother.”

“God judged it better to bring good out of evil than to suffer no evil to exist.”

“The single desire that dominated my search for delight was simply to love and to be loved.”

“To seek the highest good is to live well.”

“The words printed here are concepts. You must go through the experiences.”


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