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A thing is not necessarily true because badly uttered, nor false because spoken magnificently.
Truth
St. Augustine

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Charity is no substitute for justice withheld.
Charity
St. Augustine

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Complete abstinence is easier than perfect moderation.
Abstinence
St. Augustine

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Don't you believe that there is in man a deep so profound as to be hidden even to him in whom it is?
Spirit and Spirituality
St. Augustine

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Faith is to believe what we do not see; and the reward of this faith is to see what we believe.
Faith
St. Augustine

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God had one son on earth without sin, but never one without suffering.
Adversity
St. Augustine

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God loves each of us as if there were only one of us.
Love
St. Augustine

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Grant what thou commandest and then command what thou wilt.
Courage
St. Augustine

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Habit, if not resisted, soon becomes necessity.
Habit
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He that is kind is free, though he is a slave; he that is evil is a slave, though he be a king.
Freedom
St. Augustine

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I asked the whole frame of the world about my God; and he answered, I am not He, but He made me.
Creation
St. Augustine

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I found thee not, O Lord, without, because I erred in seeking thee without that wert within.
God
St. Augustine

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I have learnt to love you late, Beauty at once so ancient and so new!
Beauty
St. Augustine

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I want my friend to miss me as long as I miss him.
Friends and Friendship
St. Augustine

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If we live good lives, the times are also good. As we are, such are the times.
Longevity
St. Augustine

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It was pride that changed angels into devils; it is humility that makes men as angels.
Humility
St. Augustine

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Love is the beauty of the soul.
Love
St. Augustine

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Love, and do what you like.
Love
St. Augustine

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Miracles are not contrary to nature, but only contrary to what we know about nature.
Miracles
St. Augustine

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No eulogy is due to him who simply does his duty and nothing more.
Duty
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Pray as though everything depended on God. Work as though everything depended on you.
Prayer
St. Augustine

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Punishment is justice for the unjust.
Punishment
St. Augustine

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Seek not to understand that you may believe, but believe that you may understand.
Understanding
St. Augustine

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The confession of evil works is the first beginning of good works.
Confession
St. Augustine

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The greatest evil is physical pain.
Pain
St. Augustine

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