For those with faith, no evidence is necessary

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For those with faith, no evidence is necessary. For those without it, no evidence will suffice.
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Thomas Aquinas

January 27, 1225 – 1274
Thomas Aquinas was an Italian Dominican friar, philosopher, Catholic priest, and Doctor of the Church. An immensely influential philosopher, theologian, and jurist in the tradition of scholasticism, he is also known within the latter as the Doctor Angelicus and the Doctor Communis.

I would rather feel compassion than know the meaning of it

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I would rather feel compassion than know the meaning of it. I would hope to act with compassion without thinking of personal gain.
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Thomas Aquinas

January 27, 1225 – 1274
Thomas Aquinas was an Italian Dominican friar, philosopher, Catholic priest, and Doctor of the Church. An immensely influential philosopher, theologian, and jurist in the tradition of scholasticism, he is also known within the latter as the Doctor Angelicus and the Doctor Communis.

How is it they live in such harmony

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How is it they live in such harmony, the billions of stars, when most men can barely go a minute without declaring war in their minds?
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Thomas Aquinas

January 27, 1225 – 1274
Thomas Aquinas was an Italian Dominican friar, philosopher, Catholic priest, and Doctor of the Church. An immensely influential philosopher, theologian, and jurist in the tradition of scholasticism, he is also known within the latter as the Doctor Angelicus and the Doctor Communis.

Most men seem to live according to sense rather than reason

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Most men seem to live according to sense rather than reason.
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Thomas Aquinas

January 27, 1225 – 1274
Thomas Aquinas was an Italian Dominican friar, philosopher, Catholic priest, and Doctor of the Church. An immensely influential philosopher, theologian, and jurist in the tradition of scholasticism, he is also known within the latter as the Doctor Angelicus and the Doctor Communis.

Wonder is the desire of knowledge

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Wonder is the desire of knowledge.
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Thomas Aquinas

January 27, 1225 – 1274
Thomas Aquinas was an Italian Dominican friar, philosopher, Catholic priest, and Doctor of the Church. An immensely influential philosopher, theologian, and jurist in the tradition of scholasticism, he is also known within the latter as the Doctor Angelicus and the Doctor Communis.

Better to illuminate than merely to shine

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Better to illuminate than merely to shine to deliver to others contemplated truths than merely to contemplate.
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Thomas Aquinas

January 27, 1225 – 1274
Thomas Aquinas was an Italian Dominican friar, philosopher, Catholic priest, and Doctor of the Church. An immensely influential philosopher, theologian, and jurist in the tradition of scholasticism, he is also known within the latter as the Doctor Angelicus and the Doctor Communis.

The soul is like an uninhabited worldthat comes to life

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The soul is like an uninhabited worldthat comes to life only whenGod lays His headagainst us.
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Thomas Aquinas

January 27, 1225 – 1274
Thomas Aquinas was an Italian Dominican friar, philosopher, Catholic priest, and Doctor of the Church. An immensely influential philosopher, theologian, and jurist in the tradition of scholasticism, he is also known within the latter as the Doctor Angelicus and the Doctor Communis.

Sorrow can be alleviated by good sleep

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

January 27, 1225 – 1274
Thomas Aquinas was an Italian Dominican friar, philosopher, Catholic priest, and Doctor of the Church. An immensely influential philosopher, theologian, and jurist in the tradition of scholasticism, he is also known within the latter as the Doctor Angelicus and the Doctor Communis.

The things that we love tell us what we are

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The things that we love tell us what we are.
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Thomas Aquinas

January 27, 1225 – 1274
Thomas Aquinas was an Italian Dominican friar, philosopher, Catholic priest, and Doctor of the Church. An immensely influential philosopher, theologian, and jurist in the tradition of scholasticism, he is also known within the latter as the Doctor Angelicus and the Doctor Communis.

Fear is such a powerful emotion for humans

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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.
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Thomas Aquinas

January 27, 1225 – 1274
Thomas Aquinas was an Italian Dominican friar, philosopher, Catholic priest, and Doctor of the Church. An immensely influential philosopher, theologian, and jurist in the tradition of scholasticism, he is also known within the latter as the Doctor Angelicus and the Doctor Communis.