We are certainly in a common class with the beasts; every action of animal life is concerned with seeking bodily pleasure and avoiding pain
Quote by Saint Augustine
We make ourselves a ladder out of our vices if we trample the vices themselves...
There is something in humility which strangely exalts the heart.
He that is jealous is not in love.
Despise not yourselves, ye women; the Son of God was born of a woman.
Seek not to understand that you may believe, but believe that you may understand.
Our bodies are shaped to bear children, and our lives are a working out of...
Miracles are not contrary to nature, but only contrary to what we know about nature.
This is the very perfection of a man, to find out his own imperfections.
Indeed, man wishes to be happy even when he so lives as to make happiness...
To seek the highest good is to live well.
The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.
A thing is not necessarily true because badly uttered, nor false because spoken magnificently.
To abstain from sin when one can no longer sin is to be forsaken by...
Patience is the companion of wisdom.
The confession of evil works is the first beginning of good works.
My mind withdrew its thoughts from experience, extracting itself from the contradictory throng of sensuous...
Oh Lord, give me chastity, but do not give it yet.
Humility is the foundation of all the other virtues hence, in the soul in which...
I'm not insecure. I've been through way too much f**king sh*t to be insecure. I've...
True humility is intelligent self respect which keeps us from thinking too highly or too...