Saint Augustine of Hippo Quotes

Slavery is not penal in character and planned by that law which commands the preservation of the natural order and forbids disturbance.

With love for mankind and hatred of sins. (Often quoted as “Love the sinner but hate the sin.”)

Now, behold, let my heart tell Thee, what it sought there, that I should be gratuitously wicked, having no temptation to that evil deed, but the evil deed itself. It was foul, and I loved it; I loved to perish, I loved mine own fault, not that for the sake of which I committed the […]

Every sinner is inexcusable, whether because of the original sin or because of an additional offense due to his own will, whether he knows or does not know it, whether he condemns or does not condemn it; because in those unwilling to understand ignorance itself is beyond doubt a sin, and in those unable to […]

Poets live in dreams and die in hunger.

If you would attain to what you are not yet, you must always be displeased by what you are. For where you are pleased with yourself there you have remained. Keep adding, keep walking, keep advancing.

Patience is the companion of wisdom.

The reward of patience is patience.

Christ came when all things were growing old. He made them new.

Obedience is in a way the mother of all virtues.