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 Avgustin

Avgustin

O Holy Spirit, descend plentifully into my heart. Enlighten the dark corners of this neglected dwelling and scatter there Thy cheerful beams.More Avgustin [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
My mind withdrew its thoughts from experience, extracting itself from the contradictory throng of sensuous images, that it might find out what that light was wherein it was bathed.... And thus, with the flash of one hurried glance, it attained to the vision of That Which Is.More Avgustin [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
No eulogy is due to him who simply does his duty and nothing more.More Avgustin [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
I have read in Plato and Cicero sayings that are wise and very beautiful; but I have never read in either of them: Come unto me all ye that labor and are heavy laden.More Avgustin [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The confession of evil works is the first beginning of good works.More Avgustin [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
I asked the whole frame of the world about my God; and he answered, I am not He, but He made me.More Avgustin [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The desire is thy prayers; and if thy desire is without ceasing, thy prayer will also be without ceasing. The continuance of your longing is the continuance of your prayer.More Avgustin [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The greatest evil is physical pain.More Avgustin [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Habit, if not resisted, soon becomes necessity.More Avgustin [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
By faithfulness we are collected and wound up into unity within ourselves, whereas we had been scattered abroad in multiplicity.More Avgustin [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Thou must be emptied of that wherewith thou art full, that thou mayest be filled with that whereof thou art empty.More Avgustin [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
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.More Avgustin [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
He that is kind is free, though he is a slave; he that is evil is a slave, though he be a king.More Avgustin [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
I want my friend to miss me as long as I miss him.More Avgustin [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Order your soul; reduce your wants; live in charity; associate in Christian community; obey the laws; trust in Providence.More Avgustin [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Do you wish to rise? Begin by descending. You plan a tower that will pierce the clouds? Lay first the foundation of humility.More Avgustin [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Pray as though everything depended on God. Work as though everything depended on you.More Avgustin [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
What I needed most was to love and to be loved, eager to be caught. Happily I wrapped those painful bonds around me; and sure enough, I would be lashed with the red-hot pokers or jealousy, by suspicions and fear, by burst of anger and quarrels.More Avgustin [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
If we live good lives, the times are also good. As we are, such are the times.More Avgustin [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
God loves each of us as if there were only one of us.More Avgustin [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Love is the beauty of the soul.More Avgustin [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Love, and do what you like.More Avgustin [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
To many, total abstinence is easier than perfect moderation.More Avgustin [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Miracles are not contrary to nature, but only contrary to what we know about nature.More Avgustin [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
This is the very perfection of a man, to find out his own imperfections.More Avgustin [01/01/2000 12:01:00]

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