Tertullian, full name Quintus Septimius Florens Tertullianus, c. 155 – c. 240 AD, was a prolific early Christian author from Carthage in the Roman province of Africa. source
The pleasure of those who injure you lies in your pain. Therefore they will...
Indeed it is better to postpone, lest either we complete too little by...
Nature soaks every evil with either fear or shame.
Divorce these days is a religious vow, as if the proper offspring of marriage.
Indeed heresies are themselves instigated by philosophy.
He who flees will fight again.
It is certain because it is impossible.
You cannot parcel out freedom in pieces because freedom is all or nothing.
He who lives only to benefit himself confers on the world a benefit when he...
He is a man, who is to be a man, the fruit is always present in the seed.
The more you mow us down, the more numerous we grow; the blood of Christians...
See how these Christians love one another.
Fear is the foundation of safety.
Christians are made, not born.
Nothing that is God's is obtainable by money.
You can judge the quality of their faith from the way they behave. Discipline...
Two kinds of blindness are easily combined so that those who do not see...
Truth engenders hatred of truth. As soon as it appears, it is the enemy.
Out of the frying pan, into the fire.
Prevention of birth is a precipitation of murder.
Arguments about Scripture achieve nothing but a stomachache and a headache.
The first reaction to truth is hatred.
I begin my reign with profound emotion at the honour of accepting the Crown, aware of the responsibility it entails and with the greatest hope for the future of Spain.