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Augustine of Hippo

Read through the most famous quotes from Augustine of Hippo

The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.

— Augustine of Hippo

#books #broad-mindedness #classic #education #imagery

Because God has made us for Himself, our hearts are restless until they rest in Him.

— Augustine of Hippo

#christianity #god #heart #jesus #st-augustine

To fall in love with God is the greatest romance; to seek him the greatest adventure; to find him, the greatest human achievement.

— Augustine of Hippo

#confessions #love #romance #love

Right is right even if no one is doing it; wrong is wrong even if everyone is doing it.

— Augustine of Hippo

#right-and-wrong #morals

Hope has two beautiful daughters; their names are Anger and Courage. Anger at the way things are, and Courage to see that they do not remain as they are.

— Augustine of Hippo


If you believe what you like in the Gospel, and reject what you don't like, it is not the Gospel you believe, but yourself.

— Augustine of Hippo

#truth #bible

God has promised forgiveness to your repentance, but He has not promised tomorrow to your procrastination.

— Augustine of Hippo


Christ is not valued at all, unless he is valued above all.

— Augustine of Hippo


Love, and do what you will. If you keep silence, do it out of love. If you cry out, do it out of love. If you refrain from punishing, do it out of love.

— Augustine of Hippo

#life #love #inspirational

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

— Augustine of Hippo


About Augustine of Hippo

Augustine of Hippo Quotes

Did you know about Augustine of Hippo?

Disturbed by the unruly behavior of the students in Carthage in 383 he moved to establish a school in Rome where he believed the best and brightest rhetoricians practiced. It is assumed that his mother Monica was of Berber origin on the basis of her name but as his family were honestiores an upper class of citizens known as honorable men Augustine's first language is likely to have been Latin. This belief was shared by many early Christians.

Many Protestants especially Calvinists consider him to be one of the theological fathers of the Protestant Reformation due to his teachings on salvation and divine grace. : /ɔːˈɡʌstɨn/ or /ˈɔːɡəstɪn/;Latin: Aurelius Augustinus Hipponensis; 13 November 354 – 28 August 430) also known as St Augustine St Austin or St Augoustinos was a Father of the Church whose writings are considered very influential in the development of Western Christianity and philosophy. ".

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