Thomas A Kempis Sayings and Quotes

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


First keep the peace within yourself, then you can also bring peace to others.     

Thomas a Kempis

What else does anxiety about the future bring you but sorrow upon sorrow?     

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First keep the peace within yourself, then you can also bring peace to others.     

Thomas a Kempis

Intelligence must follow faith, never precede it, and never destroy it.     

Thomas a Kempis

In judging of others, a man laboreth in vain, often erreth and easily sinneth; but in judging and examining himself, he always laboreth fruitfully.     

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Purity and simplicity are the two wings with which man soars above the earth and all temporary nature.     

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Watch for good times to retreat into yourself. Frequently meditate on how good God is to you.     

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Nothing is sweeter than love, nothing stronger, nothing higher, nothing wider, nothing more pleasant, nothing fuller or better in heaven or earth; for love is born of God.     

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Without labor there is no rest, nor without fighting can the victory be won.     

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How sweet it is to love, and to be dissolved, and as it were to bathe myself in thy love.     

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Purity and simplicity are the two wings with which man soars above the earth and all temporary nature.     

Thomas a Kempis

The reflections on a day well spent furnish us with joys more pleasing than ten thousand triumphs.     

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Nothing is sweeter than love, nothing higher, nothing stronger, nothing larger, nothing more joyful, nothing fuller, and nothing better in heaven or on earth.     

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When a man is out of sight, it is not too long before he is out of mind.     

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The only safe ruler is he who has learned to obey willingly.     

Thomas a Kempis

Who has a harder fight than he who is striving to overcome himself.     

Thomas a Kempis

If you wish to stand and progress as you ought, hold yourself an exile and a pilgrim on the earth.     

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Learn to humble yourself, you are but earth and clay.     

Thomas a Kempis

The acknowledgment of our weakness is the first step in repairing our loss.     

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Bear the Cross cheerfully and it will bear you.     

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If you carry your cross joyfully, it will carry you.     

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Remember that lost time does not return.     

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Remember always your end, and that lost time does not return.     

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If you desire to know or learn anything to your advantage, then take delight in being unknown and unregarded. A true understanding and humble estimate of oneself is the highest and most valuable of all lessons.     

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All perfection in this life is attended by some imperfection, and all our farseeing is not without obscurity.     

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