Saint Augustine Quotes

Augustine of Hippo (/?????st?n/ or /?????st?n/; Latin: Aurelius Augustinus Hipponensis; 13 November 354 – 28 August 430), also known as Saint Augustine, Saint Austin, or Blessed Augustine, was an early Christian theologian and philosopher whose writings influenced the development of Western Christianity and Western philosophy. He was the bishop of Hippo Regius (modern-day Annaba, Algeria), located in Numidia (Roman province of Africa). He is viewed as one of the most important Church Fathers in Western Christianity for his writings in the Patristic Era. Among his most important works are The City of God and Confessions.

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Saint Augustine


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

Saint Augustine

#Book #Only #Page #Travel


God loves each of us as if there were only one of us.

Saint Augustine

#Easter #God #Godly #Loves #Were


Pray as though everything depended on God. Work as though everything depended on you.

Saint Augustine

#Depended #Faith #God #Pray #Praying #Saint #Though #Work


Since love grows within you, so beauty grows. For love is the beauty of the soul.

Saint Augustine

#Beauty #Grows #Love #Love Is #Soul #Within


Do you wish to rise? Begin by descending. You plan a tower that will pierce the clouds? Lay first the foundation of humility.

Saint Augustine

#Clouds #Foundation #Humility #Rise #Tower


He that is jealous is not in love.

Saint Augustine

#Jealous #Jealousy #Love


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

#Again #Forgiveness #Lost #Sins


O Holy Spirit, descend plentifully into my heart. Enlighten the dark corners of this neglected dwelling and scatter there Thy cheerful beams.

Saint Augustine

#Cheerful #Corners #Dark #Enlighten #Enlightening #God #Heart #Holy #Holy Spirit #Holy Week #Neglected #Spirit


In the absence of justice, what is sovereignty but organized robbery?

Saint Augustine

#Absence #Government #Justice #Organized #Robbery


O Lord, help me to be pure, but not yet.

Saint Augustine

#Help #Lord #Pure #Yet


Patience is the companion of wisdom.

Saint Augustine

#Inspirational #Patience #Wisdom



I want my friend to miss me as long as I miss him.

Saint Augustine

#Friend #Friendship #Miss


We cannot pass our guardian angel's bounds, resigned or sullen, he will hear our sighs.

Saint Augustine

#Guardian Angel #Sighs


Faith is to believe what you do not see; the reward of this faith is to see what you believe.

Saint Augustine

#Believe #Believing #Faith #Inspirational #Rewards #Spiritual #What You See #You