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Augustine Quotes

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We want to reach the kingdom of God, but we don't want to travel by way of death. And yet there stands Necessity saying: 'This way, please.' Do not hesitate, man, to go this way, when this is the way that God came to you.

    Topics: Death

They, then, who are destined to die, need not be careful to inquire what death they are to die, but into what place death will usher them.

    Topics: Death, Eternity

Whomsoever the last day of his own life finds unprepared, this last day will find unprepared also.

    Topics: Death

No eulogy is due to him who simply does his duty and nothing more.

    Topics: Death

Hear the other side.

    Topics: Discretion

Drunkenness is a flattering devil, a sweet poison, a pleasant sin; whosoever has it, has not himself.

    Topics: Drunkenness

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

    Topics: Faith

Few are they who by faith touch Him; multitudes are they who throng about Him.

    Topics: Faith

Seek not to understand that thou mayest believe, but believe that thou mayest understand.

    Topics: Faith

If we did not have rational souls, we would not be able to believe.

    Topics: Faith

Seek not to understand that you may believe, but believe that you may understand.

    Topics: Faith

Fear is the response of the human heart when its one thing is threatened.

    Topics: Fear

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