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The emperor is in the Church, not about the Church.
It is not death therefore that is burdensome, but the fear of death.
Accordingly, death is a harbor of peace for the just, but is believed a shipwreck for the wicked.
It did not please God to save his people through dialectic.
When I am here, I do not fast on the Sabbath; when I am in Rome, I fast on the Sabbath.
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.
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