"Do not believe yourself healthy. Immortality is health; this life is a long sickness."
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"The intellectual knowledge of eternal things pertains to wisdom; the rational knowledge of temporal things, to science."
"Faith therefore is to believe that which you do not see, truth is to see what you have believed."
"I asked the whole frame of the world about my God; and he answered, I am not He, but He made me."
"Grant what thou commandest and then command what thou wilt."
"The confession of evil works is the first beginning of good works."
"God had one son on earth without sin, but never one without suffering."
"The people who remained victorious were less like conquerors than conquered."
"Seek not to understand that you may believe, but believe that you may understand."
"A thing is not necessarily true because badly uttered, nor false because spoken magnificently."
"Charity is no substitute for justice withheld."
"I have learnt to love you late, Beauty at once so ancient and so new!"
"Don't you believe that there is in man a deep so profound as to be hidden even to him in whom it is?"
"To abstain from sin when one can no longer sin is to be forsaken by sin, not to forsake it."
"Punishment is justice for the unjust."
"Pray as though everything depended on God. Work as though everything depended on you."
"This is the very perfection of a man, to find out his own imperfections."
"The greatest evil is physical pain."
"To many, total abstinence is easier than perfect moderation."
"Miracles are not contrary to nature, but only contrary to what we know about nature."
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