Quotes by and about Augustine
(Continued from his main entry on the site.)
Augustine: "[Those who are] swollen with pride [should learn from the] meek, and humble of heart, and they shall find peace."
Augustine: "[In my youth] I ... loved to feel sad and I went about looking for something to feel sad about."
Augustine: "Reading Cicero urged on and inflamed me with a passionate zeal to love and seek and obtain and embrace."
Anthony Kenny: "To Augustine, government is coercive and a punishment for sin."