Quotes by Thomas Aquinas

Saint Thomas Aquinas was an Italian Dominican friar, Catholic priest, and Doctor of the Church. He was an immensely influential philosopher, theologian, and jurist in the tradition of scholasticism, within which he is also known as the Doctor Angelicus and the Doctor Communis.

The best Quotes and Sayings

Love takes up where knowledge leaves off.

Love, KnowledgeThomas Aquinas
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The things that we love tell us what we are.

LoveThomas Aquinas
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Good can exist without evil, whereas evil cannot exist without good.

Good & EvilThomas Aquinas
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There is nothing on this earth more to be prized than true friendship.

FriendshipThomas Aquinas
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If the highest aim of a captain were to preserve his ship, he would keep it in port forever.

Fear, Courage, RiskThomas Aquinas
 
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Sorrow can be alleviated by good sleep, a bath and a glass of wine.

Wine, GriefThomas Aquinas
 
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The things that we love tell us what we are.

LoveThomas Aquinas
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Three things are necessary for the salvation of man: to know what he ought to believe; to know what he ought to desire; and to know what he ought to do.

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