Augustine Evil Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 30 Quotes About Augustine Evil

#1. For, were it not good that evil things should also exist, the omnipotent God would almost certainly not allow evil to be, since beyond doubt it is just as easy for Him not to allow what He does not will, as for Him to do what He will. - Author: Saint Augustine
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#2. What is reprehensible is that while leading good lives themselves and abhorring those of wicked men, some, fearing to offend, shut their eyes to evil deeds instead of condemning them and pointing out their malice. - Author: Saint Augustine
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#3. The greatest evil is physical pain. - Author: Saint Augustine
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#4. He who lives according to God ought to cherish towards evil men a perfect hatred, so that he shall neither hate the man because of his vice nor love the vice because of the man. - Author: Augustine Of Hippo
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#5. God judged it better to bring good out of evil than to permit no evil to exist. - Author: Augustine Of Hippo
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#6. There is no possible source of evil except good. - Author: Saint Augustine
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#7. The good man is free, even if he is a slave. The evil man is a slave, even if he is a king. - Author: Augustine Of Hippo
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#8. Ex Malo Bounum (good out of evil). - Author: Saint Augustine
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#9. He that is kind is free, though he is a slave; he that is evil is a slave, though he be a king. - Author: Saint Augustine
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#10. Though I was retreating from the Truth, I appeared to myself to be going toward it because I did not yet know that evil with nothing but the privation of good. - Author: Augustine Of Hippo
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#11. The wicked make all God's good works serve evil purposes but the person of good will, to the contrary, makes the evil doings of the wicked serve good purposes. - Author: Augustine Of Hippo
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#12. God Almighty would in no way permit evil in His works were He not so omnipotent and good that even out of evil He could work good. - Author: Saint Augustine
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#13. Although your past has been painful devastating or cruel God has promised to be a Restorer and a Redeemer. He says He will "give us gladness in proportion to our former misery " and "replace the evil years with good". - Author: Sue Augustine
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#14. It is salutary for us to learn to hold cheap such things, be they good or evil, as attach indifferently to good men and bad, and to covet those good things which belong only to good men, and flee those evils which belong only to evil men. - Author: Saint Augustine
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#15. The Law is not in fault, but our evil and wicked nature; even as a heap of lime is still and quiet until water is poured on it, but then it begins to smoke and burn, not from the fault of the water, but from the nature of the lime, which will not endure it. - Author: Saint Augustine
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#16. The sky and the earth and the waters and the things that are in them, the fishes, and the birds and the trees are not evil. All these are good; it is evil men who make this evil world. - Author: Saint Augustine
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#17. Carnal lust rules where there is no love of God. - Author: Saint Augustine
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#18. Do you know who the upright of heart are? They are those who wish what God wishes. Therefore, do not try to twist God's will to you own but correct your will to that of God. The will of God is a rule of conduct. By it you have the means of being converted and of correcting your evil ways. - Author: Augustine Of Hippo
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#19. To the divine providence it has seemed good to prepare in the world to come for the righteous good things, which the unrighteous shall not enjoy; and for the wicked evil things, by which the good shall not be tormented. - Author: Augustine Of Hippo
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#20. Human law cannot punish or forbid all evil, since while doing away with evils it would do away with many good things, which would hinder the advance of the common good. - Author: Saint Augustine
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#21. Thus, every entity, even if it is a defective one, in so far as it is an entity, is good. In so far as it is defective, it is evil. - Author: Augustine Of Hippo
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#22. For the love of money is the root of all evil; - Author: Augustine Of Hippo
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#23. Evil knows its time to end is soon at hand, hence why it is more than determined to succeed. - Author: Milkweed L. Augustine
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#24. Passion is the evil in adultery. If a man has no opportunity of living with another man's wife, but if it is obvious for some reason that he would like to do so, and would do so if he could, he is no less guilty than if he was caught in the act. - Author: Saint Augustine
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#25. If God is, why is there evil? But if God is not, why is there good? - Author: Saint Augustine
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#26. He who commends the nature of the soul as the supreme good, and condemns the nature of the flesh as evil, at once both carnally desires the soul, and carnally flies the flesh, because he feels thus from human vanity, not from divine truth. - Author: Saint Augustine
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#27. The confession of evil works is the first beginning of good works. - Author: Augustine Of Hippo
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#28. Other sins find their vent in the accomplishment of evil deeds, whereas pride lies in wait for good deeds, to destroy them. - Author: Saint Augustine
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#29. Since God is the highest good, he would not allow any evil to exist in his works unless his omnipotence and goodness were such as to bring good even out of evil. - Author: Augustine Of Hippo
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#30. Augustine does not disagree with this when he teaches that it is a faculty of the reason and the will to choose good with the assistance of grace; evil, when grace is absent. - Author: John Calvin
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