Jerome quotes

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He wants to treat everybody's eyes with the same drops.
When I could not see the light with my blind eyes, I blamed not my eyes, but the sun.
I praise wedlock, I praise marital union, but only because they produce me virgins.
Nothing is hard for lovers, no labor is difficult for those who wish it.
Keep always busy so that the devil will find you always engaged.
Honest speech does not seek secret places.
The Roman world is in collapse but we do not bend our neck.
The laws of Caesar are one thing, those of Christ, another. Papinianus judges one way, our Paul another.
I gather roses from thorns, gold from the earth, the pearl from the oyster.
That rain is the best which falls steadily on the earth. A sudden and excessive downpour ruins the fields.
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