Quotes by Saint Augustine

When [men] go to war, what they want is to impose on their enemies the victor's will and call it peace.
– Saint Augustine
Who can map out the various forces at play in one soul? Man is a great depth, O Lord. The hairs of his head are easier by far to count than his feeling, the movements of his heart.
– Saint Augustine
Conscience and reputation are two things. Conscience is due to yourself, reputation to your neighbour.
– Saint Augustine
Hear the other side.
(Audi Partem Alteram)
– Saint Augustine
The argument is at an end.
– Saint Augustine
You (God) have not only commanded continence, that is, from what things we are to restrain our love, but also justice, that is, on what we are to bestow our love.
– Saint Augustine
I was in love with loving.
– Saint Augustine
Unless you believe, you will not understand.
– Saint Augustine
Since love grows within you, so beauty grows. For love is the beauty of the soul.
– Saint Augustine
He that is jealous is not in love.
– Saint Augustine