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Saint Augustine Quotes

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Patience is the companion of wisdom.

~ Saint Augustine

The good Christian should beware the mathematician and all those who make empty prophecies. The danger already exists that the mathematicians have made a covenant with the devil to darken the spirit and to confine man in the bonds of hell.

~ Saint Augustine

God does not give heed to the ambitiousness of our prayers, because he is always ready to give to us his light, not a visible light but an intellectual and spiritual one: but we are not always ready to receive it when we turn aside and down to other things out of a desire for temporal things.

~ Saint Augustine

Complete abstinence is easier than perfect moderation.

~ Saint Augustine

The confession of evil works is the first beginning of good works.

~ Saint Augustine

God is more truly imagined than expressed, and He exists more truly than He is imagined.

~ Saint Augustine

Habit, if not resisted, soon becomes necessity.

~ Saint Augustine

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