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#1. And Numenius, the Pythagorean philosopher, expressly writes: 'For what is Plato, but Moses speaking in Attic Greek.' - Author: Clement Of Alexandria
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#2. For, in a word, if one thinks himself made beautiful by gold, he is inferior to gold; and he that is inferior to gold is not lord of it. - Author: Clement Of Alexandria
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#3. Prayer is happy company with God. - Author: Clement Of Alexandria
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#4. When the two shall be one, the outside as the inside, and the male and the female neither male nor female. - Author: Clement Of Alexandria
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#5. And Pythagoras is reported to have been a disciple of Sonches the Egyptian arch-prophet; and Plato, of Sechnuphis of Heliopolis; and Eudoxus, of Cnidius of Konuphis, who was also an Egyptian.
[Stromata, 1.15] - Author: Clement Of Alexandria
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#6. What does God think of spurious beauty, rejecting utterly as He does all falsehood? - Author: Clement Of Alexandria
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#7. But by no manner of means are women to be allotted to uncover and exhibit any part of their person, lest both fall,-the men by being excited to look, they by drawing on themselves the eyes of the men. - Author: Clement Of Alexandria
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#8. For why should not the wine of their own country satisfy men's desires, unless they were to import water also, like the foolish Persian kings? - Author: Clement Of Alexandria
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#9. I think that one must approach the Logos Savior, not induced by the fear of punishment and not in the expectation of some kind of a reward, but primarily for the sake of the good in itself. Such will stand on the right in the sanctuary. - Author: Clement Of Alexandria
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#10. Therefore let us repent and pass from ignorance to knowledge, from foolishness to wisdom, from licentiousness to self-control, from injustice to righteousness, from godlessness to God. - Author: Clement Of Alexandria
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#11. When lies have been accepted for some time, the truth always astounds with an air of novelty. - Author: Clement Of Alexandria
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#12. If God rewarded the righteous immediately, we would soon be engaged in business, not godliness ... we would be pursuing not piety,but profit. - Author: Clement Of Alexandria
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#13. It is absolutely impossible at the same time to be a man of understanding and not to be ashamed to gratify the body. - Author: Clement Of Alexandria
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#14. Above all, men are beguiled who are either bewitched by pleasure or terrified by fear. And all these are voluntary changes, but by none of these will knowledge ever be attained. - Author: Clement Of Alexandria
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#15. Do not think that we say that these things are only to be received by faith, but also that they are to be asserted by reason. For indeed it is not safe to commit these things to bare faith without reason, since assuredly truth cannot be without reason. - Author: Clement Of Alexandria
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#16. 'Eat my flesh,' Jesus says, 'and drink my blood.' The Lord supplies us with these intimate nutrients, he delivers over his flesh and pours out his blood, and nothing is lacking for the growth of his children - Author: Clement Of Alexandria
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#17. If you enroll as one of God's people, then heaven is your country and God your lawgiver. - Author: Clement Of Alexandria
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#18. When you see your brother, you see God. - Author: Clement Of Alexandria
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#19. All our life is like a day of celebration for us; we are convinced, in fact, that God is always everywhere. We work while singing, we sail while reciting hymns, we accomplish all other occupations of life while praying. - Author: Clement Of Alexandria
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#20. Prayer that runs its course till the last day of life needs a strong and tranquil soul. - Author: Clement Of Alexandria
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#21. For, in truth, an image is only dead matter shaped by the craftsman's hand. But we have no sensible image of sensible matter, but an image that is perceived by the mind alone: God, who alone is truly God. - Author: Clement Of Alexandria
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#22. GOD became man so that we in our turn may become God. - Author: Clement Of Alexandria
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#23. Explain the Scriptures by the Scriptures. - Author: Clement Of Alexandria
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#24. The Lord has turned all our sunsets into sunrise. - Author: Clement Of Alexandria
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#25. Those who have castrated themselves from all sin for the sake of the kingdom of heaven, are blessed; they abstain from the world. - Author: Clement Of Alexandria
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#26. Those who glory in their looks - not in their hearts - dress to please others. - Author: Clement Of Alexandria
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#27. The Lord ate from a common bowl, and asked the disciples to sit on the grass. He washed their feet, with a towel wrapped around His waist - He, who is the Lord of the universe! - Author: Clement Of Alexandria
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#28. There is one river of Truth which receives tributaries from every side. - Author: Clement Of Alexandria
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#29. He alone can remit sins who is appointed our Master by the Father of all; He only is able to discern obedience from disobedience. - Author: Clement Of Alexandria
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#30. His Son Jesus, the Word of God, is our Instructor ... He is God and Creator. - Author: Clement Of Alexandria
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#31. We are not to throw away those things which can benefit our neighbor. Goods are called good because they can be used for good: they are instruments for good, in the hands of those who use them properly. - Author: Clement Of Alexandria
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#32. The law itself exhibits justice and teaches wisdom by abstinence from sensible images and by calling out to the Maker and Father of the universe. - Author: Clement Of Alexandria
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#33. We must not, then, aspire to please the multitude. For we do not practice what will please them, but what we know is remote from their disposition. "Let us not be desirous of vainglory," says the apostle, "provoking one another, envying one another. - Author: Clement Of Alexandria
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#34. I call him truly learned who brings everything to bear on the truth, so that from geometry, music, grammar, and philosophy itself, culling what is usefule, he guards the faith against assault. - Author: Clement Of Alexandria
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#35. If you do not hope, you will not find what is beyond your hopes. - Author: Clement Of Alexandria
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#36. The purified righteous man has become a coin of the Lord, and has the impress of his King stamped upon him. - Author: Clement Of Alexandria
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#37. Now the images and temples constructed by mechanics are made of inert matter, so that they too are inert, material, and profane. Even if you perfect the art, it partakes of mechanical coarseness. Works of art cannot then be sacred and divine. - Author: Clement Of Alexandria
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#38. Every woman should be filled with shame by the thought that she isa woman. - Author: Clement Of Alexandria
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#39. He changed sunset into sunrise. - Author: Clement Of Alexandria
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#40. Just as God's will is creation and is called 'the world' so His intention is the salvation of men, and it is called 'the Church.' - Author: Clement Of Alexandria
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#41. Above all Christians are not allowed to correct by violence sinful wrongdoings. - Author: Clement Of Alexandria
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#42. But it is with a different kind of spell that art deludes you ... it leads you to pay religious honor and worship to images and pictures. - Author: Clement Of Alexandria
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#43. It is far better to be happy than to have our bodies act as graveyards to animals. - Author: Clement Of Alexandria
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#44. We say that knowledge is not mere talk, but a certain divine knowledge, that light which is kindled in the soul as a result of obedience to the commandments, and which reveals all that is in a state of becoming, enables man to know himself and teaches him to become possessed of God. - Author: Clement Of Alexandria
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#45. The Word of God became man, that thou mayest learn from man how man may become God. - Author: Clement Of Alexandria
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#46. It is not your outward appearance that you should beautify, but your soul, adorning it with good works. - Author: Clement Of Alexandria
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