Thursday, January 28, 2010

St. Thomas Aquinas Feast Day...Januaray 28

"Friendship is the source of the greatest pleasures, and without friends even the most agreeable pursuits become tedious. "
Saint Thomas Aquinas

"Man cannot live without joy; therefore when he is deprived of true spiritual joys it is necessary that he become addicted to carnal pleasures. "
Saint Thomas Aquinas

"Sorrow can be alleviated by good sleep, a bath and a glass of wine. "
Saint Thomas Aquinas

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JWY said...

Do you happen to have citations for those quotations from Thomas? I'd be interested to look them up.

Mary Lou said...

What a great saint, Micki! I was pleasantly surprised, in further reading, the many quotes that are attributed to him. He truly was a holy and intellectually astute man.
T Y!

Micki said...

Iosephus - Just Google the first sentence and it will take you to the site.

Mary Lou - Yes he certainly was a holy model for us all. Y W.