Faith is to believe what you do not see; the reward of this faith is to see what you believe.
Never judge a philosophy by its abuse
Men go abroad to wonder at the heights of mountains, at the huge waves of the sea, at the long courses of the rivers, at the vast compass of the ocean, at the circular motions of the stars, and they pass by themselves without wondering.
What then is time? If no one asks me, I know what it is. If I wish to explain it to him who asks, I do not know.
Pray as though everything depended on God. Work as though everything depended on you.
Patience is the companion of wisdom.
Nothing whatever pertaining to godliness and real holiness can be accomplished without grace
Miracles are not contrary to nature, but only contrary to what we know about nature.
In the absence of justice, what is sovereignty but organized robbery?
This is the very perfection of a man, to find out his own imperfections.
Indeed, man wishes to be happy even when he so lives as to make happiness impossible.
By faithfulness we are collected and wound up into unity within ourselves, whereas we had been scattered abroad in multiplicity.
Complete abstinence is easier than perfect moderation.
God had one son on earth without sin, but never one without suffering.
Punishment is justice for the unjust.