Augustine of Hippo

St. Augustine of Hippo

Saint Augustine of Hippo Quote – “Men go abroad to wonder at the heights of mountains, at the huge waves of the sea…”

Men go abroad to wonder at the heights of mountains, at the huge waves of the sea, at the long courses of the rivers, at the vast compass of the ocean, at the circular motions of the stars, and they pass by themselves without wondering. Saint Augustine of Hippo (354 – 430)

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St. Augustine of Hippo

Saint Augustine of Hippo Quote – “It is right for us to be exhorted so to love wisdom…”

It is right for us to be exhorted so to love wisdom that we most eargerly seek it as our treasure, acquire more and more of it, suffer many trials, restrain desires, ponder the future, so that we may preserve innocence and beneficence. Whenever we act in this way we are in possession of true virtues, because our objective is […]

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