Aelred Of Rievaulx Quotes

Aelred (1110 – 12 January 1167), also Ailred, Ælred, Æthelred, etc., was an English writer, abbot of Rievaulx (from 1147 until his death), and saint

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Aelred Of Rievaulx


No medicine is more valuable , none more efficacious, none better suited to the cure of our temporal ills than a friend to whom we may turn for consolation in time of trouble, and with whom we may share happiness in time of joy.

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Charity may be a very short word, but with its tremendous meaning of pure love, it sums up man's entire relation to God and to his neighbor.

Aelred Of Rievaulx


As a result of a kiss, there arises in the mind a wonderful feeling of delight that awakens and binds together the love of them that kiss....

Aelred Of Rievaulx


The reward of friendship is itself. The man who hopes for anything else does not understand what true friendship is.

Aelred Of Rievaulx


Friendship is that virtue by which spirits are bound by ties of love and sweetness and out of many are made one.

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