Top 10 Quotes by Saint Augustine

Saint Augustine

Singing is a lover's thing.

Saint Augustine
The ministry is a weight from which even an angel might shrink
Saint Augustine

We both exist and know that we exist, and rejoice in this knowledge.

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

God is not a deceiver, that He should offer to support us, and then, when we lean upon Him, should slip away from us.

Saint Augustine
I once laboured hard for the free will of man, until the grace of God at length overcame me.
Saint Augustine

Do not say that you have chaste minds if you have unchaste eyes, because an unchaste eye is the messenger of an unchaste heart.

Saint Augustine
The greatest evil is physical pain.
Saint Augustine

It is this one Spirit who makes it possible for an infant to be regenerated . . . when that infant is brought to baptism; and it is through this one Spirit that the infant so presented is reborn. For it is not written, 'Unless a man be born again by the will of his parents' or 'by the faith of those presenting him or ministering to him,' but, 'Unless a man be born again of water and the Holy Spirit.' The water, therefore, manifesting exteriorly the sacrament of grace, and the Spirit effecting interiorly the benefit of grace, both regenerate in one Christ that man who was generated in Adam.

Saint Augustine
Is any man skillful enough to have fashioned himself?