Saint Augustine (354-430AD) Numidian-born philosopher, theologian

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Forgiveness is the remission of sins. For it is by this that what has been lost, and was found, is saved from being lost again. - Saint Augustine


The argument is at an end. - Saint Augustine


The confession of evil works is the first beginning of good works. - Saint Augustine


The people who remained victorious were less like conquerors than conquered. - Saint Augustine


He fashioned hell for the inquisitive. [La., Curiosis fabricavit inferos] - Saint Augustine


The soul, which is spirit, can not dwell in dust; it is carried along to dwell in the blood. [La., Anima certe, quia spiritus, in sicco habitare non potest; ideo in sanguine fertur habitare] - Saint Augustine


Find out how much God has given you and from it take what you need; the remainder is needed by others. - Saint Augustine


We make a ladder for ourselves of our vices, if we trample those same vices underfoot. [La., De vitiis nostris scalam nobis facimus, si vitia ipsa calcamus] - Saint Augustine


Give me chastity and continence, but do not give it yet. [La., Da mihi castitatem et continentiam sed noli modo] - Saint Augustine