quote by Saint Augustine

What does love look like? It has the hands to help others. It has the feet to hasten to the poor and needy. It has eyes to see misery and want. It has the ears to hear the sighs and sorrows of men. That is what love looks like.

— Saint Augustine

Most Powerful Hastening quotations

When you do not know the nature of the malady, leave it to nature;

do not strive to hasten matters. For either nature will bring about the cure or it will itself reveal clearly what the malady really is.

Christians, hasten to help your brothers in the East, for they are being attacked. Arm for the rescue of Jerusalem under your captain Christ. Wear his cross as your badge. If you are killed your sins will be pardoned.

Time is clearly not our natural dimension.

Thus it is that we are never really at home in time. Alternately, we find ourselves wishing to hasten the passage of time or to hold back the dawn. We can do neither, of course, but whereas the fish is at home in water, we are clearly not at home in time--because we belong to eternity.

The only true riches are those that make us rich in virtue.

Therefore, if you want to be rich, beloved, love true riches. If you aspire to the heights of real honor, strive to reach the kingdom of Heaven. If you value rank and renown, hasten to be enrolled in the heavenly court of the Angels.

We will establish ourselves in Palestine whether you like it or not.

..You can hasten our arrival or you can equally retard it. It is however better for you to help us so as to avoid our constructive powers being turned into a destructive power which will overthrow the world.

Hasten slowly and ye shall soon arrive.

The brief span of our poor unhappy life to its final hour Is hastening on;

and while we drink and call for gay wreaths, Perfumes, and young girls, old age creeps upon us, unperceived.

If you wish to attain to true knowledge of the Scriptures, hasten to acquire first an unshakeable humility of heart. That alone will lead you, not to the knowledge that puffs up, but to that which enlightens, by the perfecting of love.

People hasten to judge in order not to be judged themselves.

Geography was not furthered by the achievement, scientific progress was scarcely hastened, and nothing new was discovered. Yet the names of Hillary and Tenzing went instantly into all languages as the names of heroes, partly because they really were men of heroic mold but chiefly because they represented so compellingly the spirit of their time.

Why do you hasten to remove anything which hurts your eye, while if something affects your soul you postpone the cure until next year?

Let the soul who is desirous of advancing in perfection hasten to My Sacred Heart.

Love is the hastening gravitation of spirit towards spirit, and body towards body, in the joy of creation.

Success is hastened or delayed by one’s habits.

It is not your passing inspirations or brilliant ideas so much as your everyday mental habits that control your life.

That which commands admiration in the white woman only hastens the degradation of the female slave.

Mr. President, passage of this bill will visit the heel of oppression on all the people, vitiate their constitutional shield against tyranny, and materially hasten the destruction of the best design for self-government yet devised by the minds of men. Its passage will mark one of the darkest days in history

It is not advisable to hasten development, because everything needs time.

Patience, perseverance and tenacity are fundamental conditions of the development. The pains taken in one's development will be amply rewarded.

When the happy era shall arrive for the emancipation of nations, hastened on as it will be by the example of America, shall they not resort to the Declaration of our Independence as the charter of their rights, and will not its author be hailed as the benefactor of the redeemed?

To stop war by the perfection of engines of destruction alone, might consume centuries and centuries. Other means must be employed to hasten the end.

Whoever is first in the field and awaits the coming of the enemy, will be fresh for the fight; whoever is second in the field and has to hasten to battle will arrive exhausted.

Peace, ... is crucial, because my government aims to hasten Mindanao's development by transforming it into the country's food basket.

Crossing the uplands of time, Skirting the borders of night, Scaling the face of the peak of dreams, We enter the region of light, And hastening on with eager intent, Arrive at the rainbow's end, And here uncover the pot of gold Buried deep in the heart of a friend.

If you think about disaster, you will get it.

Brood about death and you hasten your demise. Think positively and masterfully, with confidence and faith, and life becomes more secure, more fraught with action, richer in achievement and experience.

Day is pushed out by day, and each new moon hastens to its death.

[Lat., Truditur dies die, Novaeque pergunt interire lunae.]

If you think about disaster, you will get it.

Brood about death and you hasten your demise. Think positively and masterfully, with confidence and faith, and life becomes more secure, more fraught with action, richer in achievement and experience.

There are different things one can do to establish and hasten the peace process.

Meditation is one way.

You don't have to signal a social conscience by looking like a frump.

Lace knickers won't hasten the holocaust, you can ban the bomb in a feather boa just as well as without, and a mild interest in the length of hemlines doesn't necessarily disqualify you from reading Das Kapital and agreeing with every word.

The proper method for hastening the decay of error is by teaching every man to think for himself.

Mathematical discoveries, like springtime violets in the woods, have their season which no human can hasten or retard.

Ah, that is a perfume in which I delight;

when they roast coffee near my house, I hasten to open the door to take in all the aroma.

At times it is folly to hasten at other times, to delay. The wise do everything in its proper time.

A little knowledge is a dangerous thing - it only hastens fools to rush in where angels fear to tread.

On recovering my senses, I hastened to quit a place where I hoped there was nothing further to detain me. I first filled my pockets with gold, then fastened the strings of the purse round my neck, and concealed it in my bosom.

Oh, hasten not this loving act, Rapture where self and not-self meet: My life has been the awaiting you, Your footfall was my own heart's beat.