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Thomas Aquinas

Italy 1225, Roccasecca, Italy 7 March 1274, Fossanova Abbey, Priverno, Italy


Thomas Aquinas

Thomas Aquinas

There is nothing on this earth more to be prized than true friendship.

Thomas Aquinas

Thomas Aquinas

To one who has faith, no explanation is necessary. To one without faith, no explanation is possible.

Thomas Aquinas

Thomas Aquinas

Fear is such a powerful emotion for humans that when we allow it to take us over, it drives compassion right out of our hearts.

Thomas Aquinas

Thomas Aquinas

We must love them both, those whose opinions we share and those whose opinions we reject, for both have labored in the search for truth, and both have helped us in finding it.

Thomas Aquinas

Thomas Aquinas

The things that we love tell us what we are.

Thomas Aquinas

Thomas Aquinas

Grant me, O Lord my God, a mind to know you, a heart to seek you, wisdom to find you, conduct pleasing to you, faithful perseverance in waiting for you, and a hope of finally embracing you. Amen.

Thomas Aquinas

Thomas Aquinas

Sorrow can be alleviated by good sleep, a bath and a glass of wine

Thomas Aquinas

Thomas Aquinas

Wonder is the desire of knowledge.

Thomas Aquinas

Thomas Aquinas

Friendship is the source of the greatest pleasures, and without friends even the most agreeable pursuits become tedious.

Thomas Aquinas

Thomas Aquinas

Faith has to do with things that are not seen, and hope with things that are not in hand.