"Who can map out the various forces at play in one soul? Man is a great depth, O Lord. The hairs of his head are easier by far to count than his feeling, the movements of his heart."
"Great minds discuss ideas average minds discuss events small minds discuss people."Saint Augustine on Eleanor Roosevelt
"Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds."Saint Augustine on Albert Einstein
"Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them."Saint Augustine on William Shakespeare
"One sees great things from the valley only small things from the peak."Saint Augustine on Gilbert K. Chesterton
"All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope."Saint Augustine on Winston Churchill
"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."