"In the absence of justice, what is sovereignty but organized robbery?"
"A wise and frugal Government, which shall restrain men from injuring one another, which shall leave them otherwise free to regulate their own pursuits of industry and improvement, and shall not take from the mouth of labor the bread it has earned. This is the sum of good government, and this is necessary to close the circlue of our felicities."Saint Augustine on Thomas Jefferson
"The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter."Saint Augustine on Winston Churchill
"I hope we shall crush in its birth the aristocracy of our monied corporations which dare already to challenge our government to a trial by strength, and bid defiance to the laws of our country."Saint Augustine on Thomas Jefferson
"Government is not reason it is not eloquent it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master."Saint Augustine on George Washington
"Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil in its worst state, an intolerable one."Saint Augustine on Thomas Paine
"What I needed most was to love and to be loved, eager to be caught. Happily I wrapped those painful bonds around me and sure enough, I would be lashed with the red-hot pokers or jealousy, by suspicions and fear, by burst of anger and quarrels."
"Thou must be emptied of that wherewith thou art full, that thou mayest be filled with that whereof thou art empty."
"Since love grows within you, so beauty grows. For love is the beauty of the soul."
"Beauty is indeed a good gift of God but that the good may not think it a great good, God dispenses it even to the wicked."
"Love is the beauty of the soul."