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QUOTE (Thomas Aquinas) – Jan 28

January 28, 2014

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“God Himself is the rule and mode of virtue. Our faith is measured by divine truth, our hope by the greatness of His power and faithful affection, our charity by His goodness. His truth, power and goodness outreach any measure of reason. We can certainly never believe, trust or love God more than, or even as much as, we should. Extravagance is impossible. Here is no virtuous moderation, no measurable mean; the more extreme our activity, the better we are.”
~ Thomas Aquinas

In honor of Thomas Aquinas, an immensely influential theologian and philosopher whose Summa Theologica is one of the most influential documents in medieval theology.  He was born on this day in 1225.

Resources:
Today in History – January 28
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One comment

  1. After ALL his great works, at the end of his life, he said they were straw. A man of great humility. Reminds me of how Paul felt. Thanks for such a wonderful quote, reminding me I can never NEVER love God as much as I should! Lord help me to Love you more.



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