“Pray as though everything depended on God. Work as though everything depended on you.”― Saint Augustine. Here are 40 Mighty St. Augustine Quotes.

St. Augustine Quotes

1. “The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.”― St. Augustine

2.“Faith is to believe what you do not see; the reward of this faith is to see what you believe”― Saint Augustine     

3.“God loves each of us as if there were only one of us.”― Saint Augustine

4.“Pray as though everything depended on God. Work as though everything depended on you.”― Saint Augustine 

5.“Right is right even if no one is doing it; wrong is wrong even if everyone is doing it.”― Saint Augustine             

6.“There is no saint without a past, no sinner without a future.”― St. Augustine

7.“If you believe what you like in the Gospel, and reject what you don't like, it is not the Gospel you believe, but yourself.”― Augustine 

8.“In order to discover the character of people we have only to observe what they love.”― St. Augustine 

9. “God provides the wind, Man must raise the sail. ”―St. Augustine 

10.“Miracles are not contrary to nature but only contrary to what we know about nature.”― St. Augustine

St. Augustine Quotes

11.“Love begins with a smile, grows with a kiss, and ends with a teardrop.”― St. Augustin 

12.“Patience is the companion of wisdom.”―Saint Augustine 

13.“In my deepest wound, I saw your glory, and it dazzled me.”― St. Augustine 

14.“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.”― Saint Augustine 

15.“Christ is not valued at all, unless he is valued above all.”―Augustine 

16.“In essentials, unity; in non-essentials, liberty; in all things, charity.”― St. Augustine 

17.“Complete abstinence is easier than perfect moderation.”― St. Augustine 

18.“Since you cannot do good to all, you are to pay special attention to those who, by accidents of time, or place, or          circumstance, are brought into closer connection with you.”― Saint Augustine 

19.“There can only be two basic loves... the love of God unto the forgetfulness of self, or the love of self unto the forgetfulness and denial of God.”― St. Augustine 

20.“Where your pleasure is, there is your treasure: where your treasure, there your heart; where your heart, there your happiness”― Saint Augustine 

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St. Augustine Quotes

21.“Sin is Energy in the wrong channel. ”― St. Augustine 

22.“Our hearts have been made for you, O God, and they shall never rest until they rest in you.”― St. Augustine 

23.“He who denies the existence of God has some reason for wishing that God did not exist.”― St. Augustine 

24.“Learn to dance, so when you get to heaven the angels know what to do with you.”―St. Augustine 

25.“I was unhappy and so is every soul unhappy which is tied to its love for mortal things; when it loses them, it is          torn in pieces, and it is then that it comes to realize the unhappiness which was there even before it lost them.”
St. Augustin 

26.“He loves Thee too little, who loves anything together with Thee, which he loves not for Thy sake.”
― St. Augustine 

27.“Even the straws under my knees shout to distract me from prayer”― St. Augustine 

28.“Though defensive violence will always be 'a sad necessity' in the eyes of men of principle, it would be still more unfortunate if wrongdoers should dominate just men.”― St. Augustine 

29.“For whence had that former sorrow so easily penetrated to the quick, but that I had poured out my soul upon the dust, in loving one who must die?”― Saint Augustine 

30.“Love is ever new because it never groweth old.”― Saint Augustine 

St. Augustine Quotes

31.“In the absence of justice, what is sovereignty but organized robbery?”―Saint Augustine 

32.“Every visible thing in this world is put in the charge of an Angel.”― Saint Augustine 

33.“Every visible thing in this world is put in the charge of an Angel.”― Saint Augustine 

34.“Prayer is the key that opens heaven; the favors we ask descend upon us the very instant our prayers ascend to             God.”― St. Augustine 

35.“My sin grew sleek on my excesses.”―St. Augustine 

36.“This is the very perfection of a man, to find out his own imperfections.”― St. Augustine 

37.“This disease of curiosity.”― St. Augustine 

38.“Men are so blind in their impiety that, as it were, they bump into mountains and refuse to see what hits them in          the eye.”― Saint Augustine 

39.“No eulogy is due to a man who simply does his duty and nothing more.”―St. Augustine 

40.“In doing what we ought we deserve no praise because it is our duty”― Saint Augustine

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Best of St. Augustine Quotes

1.
“I was unhappy and so is every soul unhappy which is tied to its love for mortal things; when it loses them, it is          torn in pieces, and it is then that it comes to realize the unhappiness which was there even before it lost them.”
― St. Augustin 
2.
“There can only be two basic loves... the love of God unto the forgetfulness of self, or the love of self unto the forgetfulness and denial of God.”― St. Augustine
3.
“Love begins with a smile, grows with a kiss, and ends with a teardrop.”― St. Augustin

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