Saint Augustine Quotes (200 quotes)




Saint Augustine
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As quoted in Spirituality and Liberation: Overcoming the Great Fallacy (1988) by Robert McAfee Brown, p. 136.
Saint Augustine
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In Latin: "Humilitas homines sanctis angelis similes facit, et superbia ex angelis demones facit." - As quoted in Manipulus Florum (c. 1306)
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Variant: "You wish to be great, begin from the least. You are thinking to construct some mighty fabric in height; first think of the foundation of humility." - Sermon 19:2 on the New Testament
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Fecisti nos ad te et inquietum est cor nostrum donec requiescat in te. - Confessions (c. 397)
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Variant translation: "The good man, though a slave, is free; the wicked, though he reigns, is a slave" - The City of God (early 400s), IV, 3
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In Latin: "Qui cantat, bis orat" - Sermons, 336


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Born: November 13, 354

Died: August 28, 430 (aged 75)

Nationality: Roman

Occupation: Saint

Bio: Augustine of Hippo, also known as Augustine, St. Augustine, St. Austin, St. Augoustinos, 'St. Augustin', Blessed Augustine, or St. Augustine the Blessed, was Bishop of Hippo Regius. He was a Latin philosopher and theologian from Roman Africa and generally considered as one of the greatest Christian thinkers of all times.

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