Habits support the intelligence just as a way of living leads to a way of life.
(In Io. Ev. XVIII, 7)
Great misery is the proud man, but greater mercy is the humble God.
(De cat. rud. IV, 8)
The majesty of God surpasses by far our capacity for expression, because it is better to think of God than to talk of Him, and better is He still than what is thought.
(De Trinitate VII, 4,7)