The Wisdom of Augustine of Hippo

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Augustine of Hippo 354-430

  • "There is no saint without a past, no sinner without a future."
  • "In order to discover the character of people we have only to observe what they love."
  • "God provides the wind, Man must raise the sail. "
  • "God is always trying to give good things to us, but our hands are too full to receive them."
  • "And men go abroad to admire the heights of mountains, the mighty waves of the sea, the broad tides of rivers, the compass of the ocean, and the circuits of the stars, yet pass over the mystery of themselves without a thought."