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#1. If you don't believe it you won't understand it. - Author: Saint Augustine
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#2. People working in the private sector should try to save money. There remains the possibility that it may someday be valuable again. - Author: Norman Ralph Augustine
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#3. Let no one flatter himself; of himself he is Satan. Let man take sin, which is his own, and leave righteousness with God. - Author: Saint Augustine
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#4. I am no more than a child, but my Father lives for ever and I have a Protector great enough to save me. - Author: Augustine Of Hippo
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#5. I could deal with hate and fear, but for the love of all that's right in the world, don't fake like me. Life was too short to waste energy faking anything. - Author: Donna Augustine
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#6. We visited the unlucky in the hospital and went to funerals, always remarking on the tragedy. But every time we stepped too close to it, we saw our own demises. We went with the full knowledge that we would one day die as well. - Author: Donna Augustine
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#7. He who loves the coming of the Lord is not he who affirms that it is far off, nor is it he who says it is near, but rather he who, whether it be far off or near, awaits it with sincere faith, steadfast hope, and fervent love. - Author: Augustine Of Hippo
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#8. Sex was the main component of her thoughts now. But love - and her desperate longing for it - had vanished from her heart like a migraine after a painkiller. - Author: Augustine Sam
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#9. Sin is believing the lie that you are self-created, self-dependent and self-sustained. - Author: Saint Augustine
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#10. 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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#11. I have read in Plato and Cicero sayings that are wise and very beautiful; but I have never read in either of them: Come unto me all ye that labor and are heavy laden. - Author: Augustine Of Hippo
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#12. For the will cannot be forced into such iniquity by anything superior or equal to it, since that would be unjust; or by anything inferior to it, since that is impossible. - Author: Augustine Of Hippo
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#13. Love God and do whatever you please: for the soul trained in love to God will do nothing to offend the One who is Beloved. - Author: Saint Augustine
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#14. It is the function of perfection to make one know one's imperfection. - Author: Saint Augustine
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#15. Not to give to those in need what is to you superfluous is akin to fraud. - Author: Saint Augustine
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#16. 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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#17. Grant what thou commandest and then command what thou wilt. - Author: Saint Augustine
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#18. This entire most beautiful order of good things is going to pass away after its measure has been exhausted; for both morning and evening were made in them. - Author: Saint Augustine
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#19. Some Christians believe the harder that one thinks, the colder faith will grow. Augustine grew more brilliant as he grew more pious, more creative as he became more orthodox. His period of heresy was imitative, but his traditional Christianity took mental risks. - Author: John Mark Reynolds
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#20. The throne of wisdom is the soul of the righteous, that is, wisdom sits on the soul of the righteous as on her chair, as on her throne, and there judges whatever she judges. - Author: Augustine Of Hippo
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#21. Nothing is so much to be shunned as sex relations. - Author: Saint Augustine
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#22. It was like every man in my life knew exactly what I wanted them to do and then did the exact opposite, just to fuck with me. "I'm - Author: Donna Augustine
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#23. Did he think I was kneeling out of some sort of weird worship ritual because he'd managed to shoot me? - Author: Donna Augustine
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#24. He that becomes protector of sin shall surely become its prisoner. - Author: Augustine Of Hippo
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#25. Given Pounds and five years, and an ordinary man can in the ordinary course, without any undue haste or putting any pressure upon his taste, surround himself with books, all in his own language, and thence forward have at least one place in the world. - Author: Augustine Birrell
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#26. Our bodies are shaped to bear children, and our lives are a working out of the processes of creation. All our ambitions and intelligence are beside that great elemental point. - Author: Saint Augustine
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#27. Our rewards in heaven are a result of God's crowning His own gifts. - Author: Saint Augustine
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#28. I found thee not, O Lord, without, because I erred in seeking thee without that wert within. - Author: Saint Augustine
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#29. One generation and another generation; the generation by which we are made the faithful, and are born again by baptism; the generation by which we shall rise again from the dead, and shall live with the Angels for ever. - Author: Saint Augustine
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#30. For many people, feminism is one of those words of which, as St. Augustine said about time, they know the meaning as long as no one is asking. - Author: Katha Pollitt
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#31. By faithfulness we are collected and wound up into unity within ourselves, whereas we had been scattered abroad in multiplicity. - Author: Saint Augustine
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#32. Doubt is but another element of faith. - Author: Saint Augustine
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#33. Augustine writes: "We love God, therefore, for what He is in Himself, and [we love] ourselves and our neighbors for His sake." That - Author: Timothy J. Keller
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#34. If the Earth could be made to rotate twice as fast, managers would get twice as much done. If the Earth could be made to rotate twenty times as fast, everyone else would get twice as much done since all the managers would fly off. - Author: Norman Ralph Augustine
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#35. The past times that you think were good, are good because they are not yours here and now. - Author: Augustine Of Hippo
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#36. And I entered and beheld with the eye of my soul ... the Light Unchangeable ... He that knows the Truth, knows what that Light is; and he that knows It, knows Eternity. - Author: Saint Augustine
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#37. All too many consultants, when asked, 'What is 2 and 2?' respond, 'What do you have in mind?' - Author: Norman Ralph Augustine
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#38. All the dancer's gestures are signs of things, and the dance called rational, because it aptly signifies and displays something over and above the pleasure of the senses. - Author: Saint Augustine
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#39. What grace is meant to do is to help good people, not to escape their sufferings, but to bear them with a stout heart, with a fortitude that finds its strength in faith. - Author: Augustine Of Hippo
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#40. Now in my opinion it is certainly a complete mistake to suppose that no narrative of events in this type of literature has any significance beyond the purely historical record; but it is equally rash to maintain that every single statement in those books is a complex of allegorical meanings. That - Author: Augustine Of Hippo
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#41. Charity is the root of all good works. - Author: Saint Augustine
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#42. What was stored in memory was distinct from what was deliberately remembered, Augustine said. - Author: Jhumpa Lahiri
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#43. Love all men, even your enemies; love them, not because they are your brothers, but that they may become your brothers. Thus you will ever burn with fraternal love, both for him who is already your brother and for your enemy, that he may by loving become your brother. - Author: Augustine Of Hippo
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#44. Hope has two beautiful daughters; their names are Anger and Courage. Anger at the way things are, and Courage to see that they do not remain as they are. - Author: Augustine Of Hippo
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#45. The purpose of all wars, is peace. - Author: Saint Augustine
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#46. The happy life is this - to rejoice to thee, in thee, and for thee. - Author: Augustine Of Hippo
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#47. Give me chastity and constancy, but not yet." St. Augustine. "Amen" Odette - Author: Marie Clair
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#48. If you believe what you like in the Gospel, and reject what you don't like, it is not the Gospel you believe, but yourself. - Author: Augustine Of Hippo
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#49. It is not often that we use language correctly; usually we use it incorrectly, though we understand each others meaning. - Author: Saint Augustine
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#50. Lavish spending cloaks the dark side of generosity - Author: Augustine Of Hippo
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#51. He that is jealous is not in love. - Author: Augustine Of Hippo
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#52. Milton calls the university A stony-hearted step-mother. - Author: Augustine Birrell
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#53. The world is a book, and those who don't travel only read one page. - Author: Augustine Of Hippo
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#54. Indeed, man wishes to be happy even when he lives so as to make happiness impossible. - Author: Augustine Of Hippo
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#55. Evidently there is difficulty, real difficulty, in learning a foreign language at all, as if it sprinkled all the sweet flavor of the Greek mythical stories with a foul taste. - Author: Augustine Of Hippo
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#56. One has not only a legal but a moral responsibility to obey just laws. Conversely, one has a moral responsibility to disobey unjust laws. I would agree with St. Augustine that ' an unjust law is no law at all. - Author: Martin Luther King Jr.
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#57. When I am completely united to You, there will be no more sorrow or trials; entirely full of You, my life will be complete. - Author: Saint Augustine
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#58. Miracles are not contrary to nature but only contrary to what we know about nature. - Author: Augustine Of Hippo
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#59. There were no books in Eden, and there will be none in heaven - Author: Augustine Birrell
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#60. A hungry dog hunts best. A hungrier dog hunts even better. - Author: Norman Ralph Augustine
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#61. The mind commands the mind to will, and yet, though it be itself, it minds not. What is this monstrous thing? And why is it? - Author: Saint Augustine
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#62. The more one produces, the less one gets. - Author: Norman Ralph Augustine
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#63. Hence a 'bishop' who has set his heart on a position of eminence rather than an opportunity for service should realize that he is no bishop. So - Author: Augustine Of Hippo
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#64. Law Number XIV: After the year 2015, there will be no airplane crashes. There will be no takeoffs either, because electronics will occupy 100 percent of every airplane's weight. - Author: Norman Ralph Augustine
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#65. A thing is good and pleasant only because it is connected to Him. Use it apart from its Source, and it will come to taste bitter. Since the good thing is His, how can it remain worth loving if you forsake Him to get it? - Author: Augustine Of Hippo
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#66. Things take the time they take.
Don't worry.
How many roads did St. Augustine follow before he became St. Augustine? - Author: Mary Oliver
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#67. Drunkenness is a flattering devil, a sweet poison, a pleasant sin, which whosoever hath, hath not himself, which whosoever doth commit, doth not commit sin, but he himself is wholly sin. - Author: Saint Augustine
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#68. He [Augustine] admitted: 'I am the sort of man who writes because he has made progress, and who makes progress by writing.' - Author: Paul Johnson
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#69. I pretended my eyeballs had weights on them to stop myself from rolling them to the back of my head. - Author: Donna Augustine
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#70. No one will make a good end to the life into which he is born unless he is born again before he ends it. - Author: Augustine Of Hippo
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#71. For every man, however laudably he lives, yet yields in some points to the lust of the flesh. - Author: Augustine Of Hippo
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#72. We make ourselves a ladder out of our vices if we trample the vices themselves underfoot. - Author: Saint Augustine
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#73. Do you who are a Christian desire to be revenged and vindicated, and the death of Jesus Christ has not yet been revenged, nor His innocence vindicated? - Author: Saint Augustine
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#74. God does not expect us to submit our faith to him without reason, but the very limits of our reason make faith a necessity. - Author: Saint Augustine
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#75. hell if I was going to be another person who stood by and watched another person get abused without helping. Some of the world's greatest atrocities could've been stopped if people hadn't just stood around watching. - Author: Donna Augustine
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#76. For what is the self-complacent man but a slave to his own self-praise. - Author: Augustine Of Hippo
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#77. It is love that asks, that seeks, that knocks, that finds, and that is faithful to what it finds. - Author: Saint Augustine
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#78. I am in a sorry state, for I do not even know what I do not know. - St. Augustine - Author: John Dufresne
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#79. Since you cannot do good to all, you are to pay special attention to those who, by accidents of time, or place, or circumstance, are brought into closer connection with you. - Author: Augustine Of Hippo
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#80. O God, who is ever at work and ever at rest. May I be ever at work and ever at rest. - Author: Augustine Of Hippo
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#81. Our life is a gymnasium of desire ... When Christians say "God," what do we wish to express? This word is all that we yearn for." - Author: Saint Augustine
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#82. The punishment of every disordered mind is its own disorder. - Author: Augustine Of Hippo
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#83. Two loves have made two different cities: self-love hath made a terrestrial city, which rises in contempt of God; and Divine Love hath made a celestial one, which rises in contempt of self. The former glories in itself - the latter in God. - Author: Saint Augustine
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#84. Our hearts were made for You, O Lord, and they are restless until they rest in you." -St. Augustine of Hippo - Author: Augustine Of Hippo
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#85. The one who sings, prays twice. - Author: Saint Augustine
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#86. Law Number XV: The last 10 percent of performance generates one-third of the cost and two-thirds of the problems. - Author: Norman Ralph Augustine
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#87. There are no lazy veteran lion hunters. - Author: Norman Ralph Augustine
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#88. Let such a person rejoice even to ask the question, "What does this mean?" Yes, let him rejoice in that, and choose to find by not finding rather than by finding fail to find you. - Author: Augustine Of Hippo
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#89. What am I then, my God? What is my nature? A life varied, multifaceted and truly immense. - Author: Saint Augustine
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#90. What great good, then, we are to expect and hope from participating in his divinity, when even his distress calms us and his weakness strengthens us. - Author: Augustine Of Hippo
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#91. The greatest kindness one can render to any man is leading him to truth. - Author: Saint Augustine
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#92. Great are those two gifts, wisdom and continence: wisdom, forsooth, whereby we are formed in the knowledge of God; continence whereby we are not conformed to this world. - Author: Saint Augustine
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#93. Pleasure's couch is virtue's grave. - Author: Augustine Joseph Hickey Duganne
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#94. There is nothing more serious than the sacrilege of schism because there is no just cause for severing the unity of the Church. - Author: Saint Augustine
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#95. For every scientific (or engineering) action, there is an equal and opposite social reaction. - Author: Norman Ralph Augustine
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#96. It costs a lot to build bad products. - Author: Norman Ralph Augustine
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#97. And yet, will we ever come to an end of discussion and talk if we think we must always reply to replies? For replies come from those who either cannot understand what is said to them, or are so stubborn and contentious that they refuse to give in even if they do understand. - Author: Augustine Of Hippo
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#98. An ordinary man can surround himself with two thousand books and thenceforward have at least one place in the world in which it is always possible to be happy. - Author: Augustine Birrell
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#99. Love and say it with your life. - Author: Augustine Of Hippo
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#100. There is no greater invitation to love than loving first. - Author: Saint Augustine
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