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Augustine Quotes

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

    Topics: Lying

Miracles are not contrary to nature, but only contrary to what we know about nature.

    Topics: Miracles, Nature

I never have any difficulty believing in miracles, since I experienced the miracle of a change in my own heart.

    Topics: Miracles, The Heart

Wicked men obey from fear; good men, from love.

    Topics: Obedience, Men

By faithfulness we are collected and wound up into unity within ourselves, whereas we had been scattered abroad in multiplicity.

    Topics: Patience, Faithful, Unity

Patience is the companion of wisdom.

    Topics: Patience, Wisdom

The purpose of all wars, is peace.

    Topics: Peace, War

What then is time? If no one asks me, I know what it is. If I wish to explain it to him who asks, I do not know.

    Topics: Philosophy, Time

By-and-by never comes.

    Topics: Philosophy

Grant what thou commandest and then command what thou wilt.

    Topics: Philosophy

Men go abroad to wonder at the heights of mountains, at the huge waves of the sea, at the long courses of the rivers, at the vast compass of the ocean, at the circular motions of the stars, and they pass by themselves without wondering.

    Topics: Philosophy, Men, Nature

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

    Topics: Philosophy

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