You hear «The Body of Christ», and you reply «Amen». Be part of Christ, so that your «Amen» is true.
O God, ever the same, may I know myself, may I know you.
(Soliloquia II, 1, 1)
It is better to wage war with hope of eternal peace than servitude without hope of liberation.
(De Civ. Dei XXI, 15)