Basil the Great

Saint Basil the Great (329 – 379)

Basil the Great Quote – “True prudence is the knowledge of what to do…”

True prudence is the knowledge of what to do and what not to do. One who possesses it never refrains from virtuous works and is never pierced by the deadly arrow of vice. Thus, he who understands words of prudence knows the difference between what is insidious, structured for deception and what reminds us quietly about the best way to […]

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Saint Basil the Great (329 – 379)

Basil the Great Quote – “In the solitary life, what I at hand becomes useless…”

In the solitary life, what I at hand becomes useless to us and what is wanting cannot be provided, since God the Creator decreed that we should require the help of one another, as it is written in scripture, so that we might associate with one another. Basil the Great (329 – 379)

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