Saint Thomas Aquinas Quotes

There is nothing on this earth more to be prized than true friendship.

Sorrow can be alleviated by good sleep, a bath and a glass of wine.

If the highest aim of a captain were to preserve his ship, he would keep it in port forever.

We must love them both – those whose opinions we share and those whose opinions we reject. For both have labored in the search for truth, and both have helped us in the finding of it.

Beware of the man of one book.

The most hopeful people in the world are the young and the drunk. The first because they have little experience of failure, and the second because they have succeeded in drowning theirs.

Not everything that is more difficult is more meritorious.

As regards the individual nature, woman is defective and misbegotten, for the active power of the male seed tends to the production of a perfect likeness in the masculine sex; while the production of a woman comes from defect in the active power.

Clearly the person who accepts the Church as an infallible guide will believe whatever the Church teaches.

If forgers and malefactors are put to death by the secular power, there is much more reason for excommunicating and even putting to death one convicted of heresy.