Thomas Aquinas

Thomas Aquinas

It is clear that he does not pray, who, far from uplifting himself to God, requires that God shall lower Himself to him, and who resorts to prayer not to stir the man in us to will what God wills, but only to persuade God to will what the man in us wills.More Thomas Aquinas quotes [11/12/2011 07:11:09]
It is requisite for the relaxation of the mind that we make use, from time to time, of playful deeds and jokes.More Thomas Aquinas quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The Eucharist is the Sacrament of Love; It signifies Love, It produces love. The Eucharist is the consummation of the whole spiritual life.More Thomas Aquinas quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Reasoning is compared to understanding as movement is to rest, or acquisition to possession.... Since movement always proceeds from something immovable, and ends in something at rest, hence it is that human reasoning, in the order of inquiry and discovery, proceeds from certain things absolutely understood--namely, the first principles; and, again, in the order of judgment, returns by analysis to first principles, in the light of which it examines what it has found. Now it is clear that rest and movement are not to be More Thomas Aquinas quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
God destines us for an end beyond the grasp of reason.More Thomas Aquinas quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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