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Thomas Aquinas

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Biography - Thomas Aquinas:

Italian Dominican friar, Catholic priest and Doctor of the Church.
Born: 1225 - Died: 1274
Period:
13th century
Place of birth: Italy
Italy

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For whatever we do or suffer for a friend is pleasant, because love is the principal cause of pleasure.
Thomas Aquinas - Summa Theologica




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Quotes about love:



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To live means to love, but above all, to love life.”
Blanche Pierson
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Intelligence has value only in the service of love.”
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
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Love, and do what you will.”
Augustine of Hippo - Homilies on the First Epistle of John
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Since love grows within you, so beauty grows. For love is the beauty of the soul.”
Augustine of Hippo
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Where love rules, there is no will to power and where power predominates, there love is lacking. The one is the shadow of the other.”
Carl Gustav Jung
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Where there is love there is life.”
Mahatma Gandhi
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Quotes about friendship:



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It is not so much our friends' help that helps us, as the confidence of their help.”
Epicurus
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Of all the things which wisdom provides to make us entirely happy, much the greatest is the possession of friendship.”
Epicurus
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If you press me to say why I loved him, I can say no more than because he was he, and I was I.”
Michel de Montaigne - Essays
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Friendship multiplies the good of life and divides the evil.”
Baltasar Gracian
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Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies.”
Aristotle
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It is the fool's misfortune to fail in obtaining the position, the employment, the neighbourhood, and the circle of friends that suit him.”
Baltasar Gracian - The Art of Worldly Wisdom
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Quotes about pleasure:



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Enjoy present pleasures in such a way as not to injure future ones.”
Seneca
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Nature has placed mankind under the governance of two sovereign masters, pain and pleasure.”
Jeremy Bentham - Principles of Morals and Legislation
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If we had no faults we should not take so much pleasure in noting those of others.”
François de La Rochefoucauld - Reflections, or Sentences and Moral Maxims
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There is no sweeter pleasure than to surprise a man by giving him more than he hopes for.”
Charles Baudelaire
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The fruits of labor are the sweetest of all pleasures.”
Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues - Reflexions and Maxims
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The pleasure from hard effort is the sweetest.”
Publilius Syrus - Sentences
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To love is to will the good of the other.”
Thomas Aquinas - Summa Theologica
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Conformity of the intellect to the things.”
Thomas Aquinas
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Nothing is in the intellect that was not first in the senses.”
Thomas Aquinas
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