Augustine Of Hippo Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old augustine of hippo quotes, augustine of hippo sayings, and augustine of hippo proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Because God has made us for Himself, our hearts are restless until they rest in Him.     

Augustine of Hippo

Fill yourselves first and then only will you be able to give to others.     

Augustine of Hippo

The good man, though a slave, is free; the wicked, though he reigns, is a slave, and not the slave of a single man, but what is worse the slave of as many masters as he has vices.     

Augustine of Hippo

Miracles are not contrary to nature, but only contrary to what we know about nature.     

Augustine of Hippo

Surely we will not dare say that these laws are unjust, or rather, that they are not laws at all. For it seems to me that an unjust law is no law at all.     

Augustine of Hippo

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 of Hippo

Blessedness consists in the accomplishment of our desires, and in our having only regular desires.     

Augustine of Hippo

He who does not have the church as his mother, does not have God as his father.     

Augustine of Hippo

Sin is looking for the right thing in the wrong place.     

Augustine of Hippo

The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.     

Augustine of Hippo

Complete abstinence is easier than perfect moderation.     

Augustine of Hippo

Right is right even if no one is doing it; wrong is wrong even if everyone is doing it.     

Augustine of Hippo

The dove loves when it quarrels; the wolf hates when it flatters.     

Augustine of Hippo

Repentant tears wash out the stain of guilt.     

Augustine of Hippo

We make a ladder for ourselves of our vices, if we trample those same vices underfoot.     

Augustine of Hippo

Punishment is justice for the unjust.     

Augustine of Hippo

The world was made, not in time, but simultaneously with time. There was no time before the world.      

Augustine of Hippo

Christ is not valued at all, unless he is valued above all.     

Augustine of Hippo

Run to and fro everywhere, holy fires, beautiful fires; for you are the light of the world, nor are you put under a bushel. He whom you cleave unto is exalted, and has exalted you. Run to and fro, and be known unto all nations.     

Augustine of Hippo

Thus, a good man, though a slave, is free; but a wicked man, though a king, is a slave. For he serves, not one man alone, but what is worse, as many masters as he has vices.     

Augustine of Hippo