Judson Jerome Quotes

He wants to treat everybody's eyes with the same drops.
Jerome (c. 340-420), Roman church father. Commentary on Ephesians, prologue PL 26, 539.
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When I could not see the light with my blind eyes, I blamed not my eyes, but the sun.
Jerome (c. 340-420), Roman church father. Epistulae, XXII, 30.
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I praise wedlock, I praise marital union, but only because they produce me virgins.
Jerome (c. 340-420), Roman church father. Epistulae, XXII, 20.
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Nothing is hard for lovers, no labor is difficult for those who wish it.
Jerome (c. 340-420), Roman church father. Epistulae, XXII, 40.
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Keep always busy so that the devil will find you always engaged.
Jerome (c. 340-420), Roman church father. Epistulae, CXXV, 11.
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Honest speech does not seek secret places.
Jerome (c. 340-420), Roman church father. Epistulae, CXXVIII, 3.
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The Roman world is in collapse but we do not bend our neck.
Jerome (c. 340-420), Roman church father. Epistulae, LX, 16.
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The laws of Caesar are one thing, those of Christ, another. Papinianus judges one way, our Paul another.
Jerome (c. 340-420), Roman church father. Epistulae, LXXVII, 3.
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I gather roses from thorns, gold from the earth, the pearl from the oyster.
Jerome (c. 340-420), Roman church father. Epistulae, XXII, 20.
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That rain is the best which falls steadily on the earth. A sudden and excessive downpour ruins the fields.
Jerome (c. 340-420), Roman church father. Epistulae, LIV, 10.
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