Saint Augustine of Hippo

354 - 430

A Quote by Saint Augustine of Hippo on faith, believe, seeing, and vision

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

Saint Augustine of Hippo (354 - 430)

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A Quote by Saint Augustine of Hippo on purity and religion

O Lord, help me to be pure, but not yet.

Saint Augustine of Hippo (354 - 430)

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A Quote by Saint Augustine of Hippo

The measure of love is love without measure.

Saint Augustine of Hippo (354 - 430)

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A Quote by Saint Augustine of Hippo on life

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"The world is a great book; he who never stirs from home reads only a page."

Saint Augustine of Hippo (354 - 430)

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A Quote by Saint Augustine of Hippo

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

Saint Augustine of Hippo (354 - 430)

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A Quote by Saint Augustine of Hippo on mountains, people, travel, and wonder

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.

Saint Augustine of Hippo (354 - 430)

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A Quote by Saint Augustine of Hippo on companions, patience, and wisdom

Patience is the companion of wisdom.

Saint Augustine of Hippo (354 - 430)

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A Quote by Saint Augustine of Hippo on peace, purpose, and war

The purpose of all war is peace.

Saint Augustine of Hippo (354 - 430)

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A Quote by Saint Augustine of Hippo on eternity, knowledge, and wisdom

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

Saint Augustine of Hippo (354 - 430)

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A Quote by Saint Augustine of Hippo on nature, reason, and world

When all is said and done, is there any more wonderful sight, any moment when man's reason is nearer to some sort of contact with the nature of the world than the sowing of seeds, the planting of cuttings, the transplanting of shrubs or the grafting of slips.

Saint Augustine of Hippo (354 - 430)

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