146 Augustine Quotes

Augustine of Hippo (also known as Saint Augustine and Saint Austin) was born in 354 AD, in Africa. He is known by many as one of the most important leaders of the early church. One of his most popular books was ‘Confessions’, where he talked about his sinful childhood and early adult life. He became a Christian at the age of 31 and writes also writes about how God changed his life.

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Pray as though everything depended on God. Work as though everything depended on you.
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Miracles are not contrary to nature, but only contrary to what we know about nature.
- Augustine
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Patience is the companion of wisdom.
- Augustine
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He wishes to give who advises us to ask.
- Augustine
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The confession of evil works is the first beginning of good works.
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God loves each of us as if there were only one of us.
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He who created us without our help will not save us without our consent.
- Augustine
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He that loveth little prayeth little, he that loveth much prayeth much.
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The Holy Scriptures are our letters from home.
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God has promised forgiveness to your repentance, but He has not promised tomorrow to your procrastination.
- Augustine
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God is always trying to give good things to us, but our hands are too full to receive them.
- 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.
- Augustine
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If you plan to build a tall house of virtues, you must first lay deep foundations of humlilty.
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Trials come to prove and improve us.
- Augustine
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They, then, who are destined to die, need not be careful to inquire what death they are to die, but into what place death will usher them.
- Augustine
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God had one son on earth without sin, but never one without suffering.
- Augustine
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To seek the highest good is to live well.
- Augustine
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Wicked men obey from fear; good men, from love.
- Augustine
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A lie consists in speaking a falsehood with the intention of deceiving.
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Hope is a waking dream.
- Augustine
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It was pride that changed angels into devils; it is humility that makes men as angels.
- Augustine
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Since love grows within you, so beauty grows. For love is the beauty of the soul.
- Augustine
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Men go abroad to wonder at the heights of mountains, at the huge waves of the sea, at the long courses of the rivers, at the vast compass of the ocean, at the circular motions of the stars, and they pass by themselves without wondering.
- Augustine
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The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.
- Augustine
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At times one hesitates to reprove or admonish evil-doers, either because one seeks a more favorable moment or fears his rebuke might make them worse, and further, discourage weak brethren from seeking to lead a good and holy life, or turn them aside from the faith. In such circumstances forbearance is not prompted by selfish considerations but by well advised charity.
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