For Work / Against Work
Debates on the centrality of work

References for Theme: Augustine Citations

  • Saint Augustine (Bishop of Hippo. )
    • The City of God (2009)
      (p.378) Do we now move our feet and hands when we will to do the things we would by means of these members? do we meet with no resistance in them, but perceive that they are ready servants of the will, both in our own case and in that of others, and especially of artisans employed in mechanical operations, by which the weakness and clumsiness of nature become, through industrious exercise, wonderfully dexterous?
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