Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Thomas Aquinas (1225 - 1274) - christiansquoting.org.uk

Abuse does not rule out use. --attributed to Aquinas

Man cannot live without joy; therefore when he is deprived of true spiritual joys it is necessary that he become addicted to carnal pleasures.- Thomas Aquinas

Sorrow can be alleviated by good sleep, a bath and a glass of wine. --Thomas Aquinas

The most hopeful people in the world are the young and the drunk. The first because they have little experience of failure, and the second because they have succeeded in drowning theirs. Thomas Aquinas

Better to illuminate than merely to shine, to deliver to others contemplated truths than merely to contemplate. -Thomas Aquinas

By nature all men are equal in liberty, but not in other endowments. - Thomas Aquinas

Faith has to do with things that are not seen and hope with things that are not at hand. -Thomas Aquinas

If forgers and malefactors are put to death by the secular power, there is much more reason for excommunicating and even putting to death one convicted of heresy.-Thomas Aquinas

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