Boethius Quotes

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Boethius was Roman Philosopher of early 6th Century. Here I have compiled down some of the popular Boethius. Just hope you learn from these quotes and share them with your friends.

As far as possible, join faith to reason.
Boethius

Who would give a law to lovers? Love is unto itself a higher law.
Boethius

Music is part of us, and either ennobles or degrades our behavior.
Boethius

Nothing is miserable unless you think it is so.
Boethius

Who hath so entire happiness that he is not in some part offended with the condition of his estate?
Boethius

One's virtue is all that one truly has, because it is not imperiled by the vicissitudes of fortune.
Boethius

For in all adversity of fortune the worst sort of misery is to have been happy.
Boethius

In every adversity of fortune, to have been happy is the most unhappy kind of misfortune.
Boethius

Nothing is miserable but what is thought so, and contrariwise, every estate is happy if he that bears it be content.
Boethius

Love binds people too, in matrimony's sacred bonds where chaste lovers are met, and friends cement their trust and friendship. How happy is mankind, if the love that orders the stars above rules, too, in your hearts.
Boethius

A man content to go to heaven alone will never go to heaven.
Boethius

Good men seek it by the natural means of the virtues; evil men, however, try to achieve the same goal by a variety of concupiscences, and that is surely an unnatural way of seeking the good. Don't you agree?
Boethius

Balance out the good things and the bad that have happened in your life and you will have to acknowledge that you are still way ahead. You are unhappy because you have lost those things in which you took pleasure? But you can also take comfort in the likelihood that what is now making you miserable will also pass away.
Boethius

If there is a God, whence proceed so many evils? If there is no God, whence cometh any good?
Boethius
 
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