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St. Aquinas
St. Aquinas

Saint Thomas Aquinas is known as being the foremost classical proponent of natural theology. He is the father of the Thomistic school of philosophy and theology and is held as a model teacher in the Catholic Church for those studying priesthood. He is one of the 33 Doctors of the Church and held in the esteem of many as the Catholic Church's greatest philosopher and theologian. His titles …

Date of Birth: Dec 02, 0
Date of Death: March 07, 1274


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"There is nothing on this earth more to be prized than true friendship." St. Aquinas
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"Friendship is the source of the greatest pleasures, and without friends even the most agreeable pursuits become tedious." St. Aquinas
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"The things that we love tell us what we are." St. Aquinas
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"Peace is the work of justice indirectly, in so far as justice removes the obstacles to peace; but it is the work of charity (love) directly, since charity, according to its very notion, causes peace." St. Aquinas
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"But man is freer than all the animals, on account of his free-will, with which he is endowed above all other animals" St. Aquinas
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"To convert somebody go and take them by the hand and guide them." St. Thomas Aquinas
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"Distinctions drawn by the mind are not necessarily equivalent to distinctions in reality." St. Thomas Aquinas
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"It is necessary to posit something which is necessary of itself, and has no cause of its necessity outside of itself but is the cause of necessity in other things. And all people call this thing God." St. Thomas Aquinas
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"Love must precede hatred, and nothing is hated save through being contrary to a suitable thing which is loved. And hence it is that every hatred is caused by love." St. Thomas Aquinas
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"Those who are more adapted to the active life can prepare themselves for contemplation in the practice of the active life, while those who are more adapted to the contemplative life can take upon themselves the works of the active life so as to become yet more apt for contemplation." St. Thomas Aquinas
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"Temperance is simply a disposition of the mind which binds the passion." St. Thomas Aquinas
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"Every judgement of conscience, be it right or wrong, be it about things evil in themselves or morally indifferent, is obligatory, in such wise that he who acts against his conscience always sins." St. Thomas Aquinas
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"God should not be called an individual substance, since the principal of individuation is matter." St. Thomas Aquinas
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"The theologian considers sin mainly as an offence against God; the moral philosopher as contrary to reasonableness." St. Thomas Aquinas
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"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." St. Aquinas
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"Love takes up where knowledge leaves off." St. Aquinas
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"Clearly the person who accepts the Church as an infallible guide will believe whatever the Church teaches" St. Aquinas
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"The highest manifestation of life consists in this: that a being governs its own actions. A thing which is always subject to the direction of another is somewhat of a dead thing." St. Aquinas
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"We are like children, who stand in need of masters to enlighten us and direct us; and God has provided for this, by appointing his angels to be our teachers and guides." St. Aquinas
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"Because we cannot know what God is, but only what He is not, we cannot consider how He is but only how He is not." St. Thomas Aquinas
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"Law is nothing other than a certain ordinance of reason for the common good, promulgated by the person who has the care of the community." St. Thomas Aquinas
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