Saint Augustine Quotes (200 quotes)
“Don't hold yourselves cheap, seeing that the creator of all things and of you estimates your value so high, so dear, that he pours out for you every day the most precious blood of his only-begotten Son.”
“We are He, since we are His body and since He was made man in order to be our Head. (p. 432).”
On the Mystical Body of Christ
“I loved not yet, yet I loved to love... I sought what I might love, loving to love.”
In Latin: "Nondum amabam, et amare amabam...quaerebam quid amarem, amans amare." - Confessions Book 3, Chapter 1 (397–398)
As quoted in: Christian Ethics (Gracewing Publishing, 1994) by Reginald Ernest Oscar White, p. 98
As quoted in: Treasury of thought : forming an encyclopædia of quotations from ancient and modern authors (1881), p. 443
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsSaint Augustine
Born: November 13, 354
Died: August 28, 430 (aged 75)
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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