Thomas Aquinas was a distinguished Italian Catholic priest, Doctor of the Church, and Dominican friar. He was also an exceptionally illustrious jurist, philosopher, and theologian, and was also renowned as Doctor Communis and Doctor Angelicus. He is regarded as the first classical adherent of natural theology. He is also considered to be the father of Theomism for his argument that reason is found in the Almighty. Aquinas called Aristotle ‘the Philosopher’ and embraced a number of ideas that were put forth by the latter. The Eucharistic hymns by Aquinas form a part of the Church ritual. We have gathered some notable quotes and sayings by Thomas Aquinas, which has been collected from his works, writings, thoughts, philosophies, teachings, preaching and life. Go through the motivational quotes and thoughts by Thomas Aquinas.
It is necessary for the perfection of human society that there should be men who devote their lives to contemplation.
It is not theft, properly speaking, to take secretly and use another's property in a case of extreme need: because that which he takes for the support of his life becomes his own property by reason of that need