Useful quotes from Augustine

All completely stripped of their context, but all very good. Enjoy 🙂 

  • Pray as though everything depended on God.  Work as though everything depended on you.
  • If you believe what you like in the gospels, and reject what you don’t like, it is not the gospel you believe, but yourself.
  • The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.
  • It was pride that changed angels into devils; it is humility that makes men as angels.
  • Faith is to believe what you do not see; the reward of this faith is to see what you believe.
  • God judged it better to bring good out of evil than to suffer no evil to exist.
  • The purpose of all wars… is peace.
  • Habit, if not resisted, soon becomes necessity.
Have you ever ready any of Augustine’s works?


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