Jim's Favorite Famous Quote, Quip, Axiom, and Maxim Repository
St. Augustine
Augustine
St. Augustine.
BornAurelius Augustinus
November 13, 354
Tagaste, Numidia
DiedAugust 28, 430
Hippo Regius
Catholic priest and bishop. Doctor of the Church. Son of St. Monica. Writings include Confessions and The City of God. Patron saint of brewers, sore eyes, and printers. Namesake of the oldest European-settled city in America.

The repository contains four quotes from St. Augustine.

SelfWords of Wisdom

Conquer yourself and the world lies at your feet.

Religion

God, give me chastity and continence, but not just now.

Life

The world is a book and those who stay at home read only one page.

Intelligence

The mind commands the body and the body obeys. The mind commands itself and finds resistance.