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Thomas a Kempis

Top 10 Thomas a Kempis Quotes,  German
Total Quotes : 26
Remembering Duty Obliged

Activate yourself to duty by remembering your position, who you are, and what you have obliged yourself to be.

- Thomas a Kempis

Love Gift Considers

He who loves with purity considers not the gift of the lover, but the love of the giver.

- Thomas a Kempis

Peace Bring Keep

First keep peace with yourself, then you can also bring peace to others.

- Thomas a Kempis

Architecture Laid Deeper

The loftier the building, the deeper must the foundation be laid.

- Thomas a Kempis

Anger Wish Cannot

Be not angry that you cannot make others as you wish them to be, since you cannot make yourself as you wish to be.

- Thomas a Kempis

Mind Always Sight

Out of sight, out of mind. The absent are always in the wrong.

- Thomas a Kempis

Brainy Cares Nor

Great tranquility of heart is his who cares for neither praise nor blame.

- Thomas a Kempis

Other Your Entirely

If you cannot mould yourself entirely as you would wish, how can you expect other people to be entirely to your liking?

- Thomas a Kempis

Same How Weigh

How seldom we weigh our neighbor in the same balance with ourselves.

- Thomas a Kempis

Confidence Cut Vain

Oh, how great peace and quietness would he possess who should cut off all vain anxiety and place all his confidence in God.

- Thomas a Kempis

Peace Conscience Will

He will easily be content and at peace, whose conscience is pure.

- Thomas a Kempis

Perfect Desire Other

Gladly we desire to make other men perfect, but we will not amend our own fault.

- Thomas a Kempis

Loss First Step Weakness

The acknowledgment of our weakness is the first step in repairing our loss.

- Thomas a Kempis

Slow Most Consolation

What most of all hinders heavenly consolation is that you are too slow in turning yourself to prayer.

- Thomas a Kempis

Striving Himself Than

Who has a harder fight than he who is striving to overcome himself.

- Thomas a Kempis

Love Impossibility Feels

Love feels no burden, thinks nothing of trouble, attempts what is above its strength, pleads no excuse of impossibility; for it thinks all things lawful for itself, and all things possible.

- Thomas a Kempis

Someone Need Becomes

What difference does it make to you what someone else becomes, or says, or does? You do not need to answer for others, only for yourself.

- Thomas a Kempis

Reading Idle Public Good

Never be entirely idle; but either be reading, or writing, or praying or meditating or endeavoring something for the public good.

- Thomas a Kempis

Strong Show Either

Occasions do not make a man either strong or weak but they show what he is.

- Thomas a Kempis

Only Learned Obey

The only safe ruler is he who has learned to obey willingly.

- Thomas a Kempis