Quotation Explorer - 'Thomas Aquinas'

Grant me, O Lord my God, a mind to know you, a heart to seek you, wisdom to find you, conduct pleasing to you, faithful perseverance in waiting for you, and a hope of finally embracing you. Amen. - Thomas Aquinas
God is never angry for His sake, only for ours. - Thomas Aquinas
Because philosophy arises from awe, a philosopher is bound in his way to be a lover of myths and poetic fables. Poets and philosophers are alike in being big with wonder. - Thomas Aquinas
I receive Thee ransom of my soul. For love of Thee have I studied and kept vigil toiled preached and taught… - Thomas Aquinas
The soul is like an uninhabited worldthat comes to life only whenGod lays His headagainst us. - Thomas Aquinas
If you are looking for the way by which you should go, take Christ, because he himself is the way. - Thomas Aquinas
Friendship makes you feel as one with your friend. - Thomas Aquinas
To one who has faith, no explanation is necessary. To one without faith, no explanation is possible. - Thomas Aquinas
A song is the exultation of the mind dwelling on eternal things, bursting forth in the voice. - Thomas Aquinas
The Study of philosophy is not that we may know what men have thought, but what the truth of things is. - Thomas Aquinas
Better to illuminate than merely to shine to deliver to others contemplated truths than merely to contemplate. - Thomas Aquinas
knowledge depends on the mode of the knower; for what is known is in the knower according to the measure of his mode - Thomas Aquinas
Beware the man of a single book. - Thomas Aquinas
Mercy without justice is the mother of dissolution; justice without mercy is cruelty. - Thomas Aquinas
The truth of our faith becomes a matter of ridicule among the infidels if any Catholic, not gifted with the necessary scientific learning, presents as dogma what scientific scrutiny shows to be false. - Thomas Aquinas
A man has free choice to the extent that he is rational. - Thomas Aquinas
The blessed in the kingdom of heaven will see the punishments of the damned, in order that their bliss be more delightful for them. - Thomas Aquinas
Friendship is the source of the greatest pleasures, and without friends even the most agreeable pursuits become tedious. - Thomas Aquinas
Reason in man is rather like God in the world. - Thomas Aquinas
If the highest aim of a captain were to preserve his ship, he would keep it in port forever. - Thomas Aquinas
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