Thomas Aquinas Quotes
Most popular Thomas Aquinas Quotes
Beware of the man of one book.
An unjust law is no law at all.
Love takes up where knowledge leaves off.
There is nothing on this earth more to be prized than true friendship.
Charity, by which God and neighbor are loved, is the most perfect friendship.
Moral science is better occupied when treating of friendship than of justice.
Faith has to do with things that are not seen and hope with things that are not at hand.
Law; an ordinance of reason for the common good, made by him who has care of the community.
To one who has faith, no explanation is necessary. To one without faith, no explanation is possible.
It is requisite for the relaxation of the mind that we make use, from time to time, of playful deeds and jokes.
Justice is a certain rectitude of mind whereby a man does what he ought to do in the circumstances confronting him.
The test of the artist does not lie in the will with which he goes to work, but in the excellence of the work he produces.
Of all the pursuits open to men, the search for wisdom is most perfect, more sublime, more profitable, and more full of joy.
Art is simply a right method of doing things. The test of the artist does not lie in the will with which he goes to work, but in the excellence of the work he produces.
There are certain things which can exist but do not, and others which do exist. Those which can be are said to exist in potency, whereas those which are, are said to exist in act.
He who enters religion does not make profession to be perfect, but he professes to endeavor to attain perfection; even as he who enters the schools does not profess to have knowledge, but to study in order to acquire knowledge.