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Augustine Quotes

Quotes by and about Augustine

(Continued from his main entry on the site.)

Augustine: "[Those who are] swollen with pride [should learn from the] meek, and humble of heart, and they shall find peace."

Augustine: "[In my youth] I ... loved to feel sad and I went about looking for something to feel sad about."

Augustine: "Reading Cicero urged on and inflamed me with a passionate zeal to love and seek and obtain and embrace."

Anthony Kenny: "To Augustine, government is coercive and a punishment for sin."

Saint Augustine as a child