Thomas Aquinas Quotes on god

It is possible to demonstrate God's existence, although not a priori, yet a posteriori from some work of His more surely known to us... view

By: Thomas Aquinas

It is necessary to posit something which is necessary of itself, and has no cause of its necessity outside of itself but is the cause of necessity in other things. And all people call this thing God... view

By: Thomas Aquinas

It is clear that he does not pray, who, far from uplifting himself to God, requires that God shall lower Himself to him, and who resorts to prayer not to stir the man in us to will what God wills, but only to persuade God to will what the man in us wills... view

By: Thomas Aquinas

How can we live in harmony? First we need to know we are all madly in love with the same God... view

By: Thomas Aquinas

The theologian considers sin mainly as an offence against God.. view

By: Thomas Aquinas

That the saints may enjoy their beatitude and the grace of God more abundantly they are permitted to see the punishment of the damned in hell... view

By: Thomas Aquinas

The knowledge of God is the cause of things. For the knowledge of God is to all creatures what the knowledge of the artificer is to things made by his art... view

By: Thomas Aquinas

Reason in man is rather like God in the world... view

By: Thomas Aquinas

God should not be called an individual substance, since the principal of individuation is matter... view

By: Thomas Aquinas

Because we cannot know what God is, but only what He is not, we cannot consider how He is but only how He is not... view

By: Thomas Aquinas