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Ambrose Saint Quotes


Bishop of Milan
(340 - 397).

As the print of the seal on the wax is the express image of the seal itself, so Christ is the express image - the perfect representation of God.
 

As we must render an account of every idle word, so we must of our idle silence.
[Silence]
 

Most men speak when they do not know how to be silent. He is wise who knows when to hold his peace. Tie your tongue, lest it be wanton and luxuriate; keep it within the banks; a rapidly flowing river soon collects mud.
[Silence]
 

Prayer is the wing wherewith the soul flies to heaven, and meditation the eye wherewith we see God.
[Prayer]
 

True repentance is to cease from sinning.
[Repentance]