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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
13th century
Place of birth: Italy

Conformity of the intellect to the things.



*The Truth is…



(German, French, Latin)

Übereinstimmung der Sache mit dem Verstand.

Adéquation de l'esprit à la chose.

Adæquatio intellectus et rei.

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Quotes for: thing


Quotes about thing:

Men are disturbed not by things, but by the view which they take of them.

He is fortunate who had been able to learn the causes of things.

There are certain things that we hide in order to reveal them.

It is valid to conclude from actuality to possibility, but not from possibility to actuality.

The cost of a thing is the amount of what I will call life which is required to be exchanged for it, immediately or in the long run.

Things do not change we change.

Quotes for: truth


Quotes for: truth

To be able to discern what is true as true and what is false as false — this is the mark and character of intelligence.

Love truth, but pardon error.

Believe those who are seeking the truth; doubt those who find it.

The language of truth is simple.

Truth is the daughter of time, not of authority.

Truth prevails only to the extent that we successfully assert it. The victory of reason can only be the victory of rational people.


Thomas Aquinas also said...

To love is to will the good of the other.

I fear the man of a single book.

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

Nothing is in the intellect that was not first in the senses.

Everything evil is rooted in some good and everything false in some truth.

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