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„He that will teach himself in school, becomes a scholar to a fool.“

—  Bernard of Clairvaux
Epistola LXXXVII, sect. 7; translation from Notes and Queries, 3rd series, vol. 11, p. 192


„I, for one, shall speak about those obstinate Greeks, who are with us and against us, united in faith and divided in peace, though in truth their faith may stray from the straight path.“

—  Bernard of Clairvaux
De Consideratione http://www.binetti.ru/bernardus/10.shtml (1149-1152), lib. III (1152), c. I; Book of Considerations, part III, ch. I "Greeks" refers to the (Eastern) Orthodox Church.

„Who loves me, loves my dog.“

—  Bernard of Clairvaux
In Festo Sancti Michaelis, Sermo 1, sect. 3; translation from Richard Chevenix Trench, Archbishop of Dublin On the Lessons in Proverbs ([1853] 1856) p. 148 Bernard quotes this as being a proverb in common use.

„The true measure of loving God is to love Him without measure.“

—  Bernard of Clairvaux
Reported in Josiah Hotchkiss Gilbert, Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895), p. 395

„Our King [Jesus] is accused of treachery; it is said of him [by the Muslims] that he is not God, but that he falsely pretended to be something he was not.“

—  Bernard of Clairvaux
As quoted in Is the Father of Jesus the God of Muhammad? : Understanding the Differences between Christianity and Islam (2002) by Timothy George, p. 49

„That beast of the Apocalypse, to whom is given a mouth speaking blasphemies, and to make war with the saints, is sitting on the throne of Peter, like a lion ready for his prey.“

—  Bernard of Clairvaux
To Magister Geoffrey of Loretto (afterwards Archbishop of Bordeaux), Letter 37 ( c. 1131), in Some Letters of Saint Bernard, Abbot of Clairvaux (1904), Dr. Samuel John Eales, trans., John Hodges, London, p. 139. http://books.google.com/books?id=BmTZAAAAMAAJ&pg=PA139&dq=%22That+beast+of+the+Apocalypse+%28Apoc.+xiii.+5-7%29%22&lr=&ei=H1-gS9e4PJTaMcmenNIH&cd=1#v=onepage&q=%22That%20beast%20of%20the%20Apocalypse%20%28Apoc.%20xiii.%205-7%29%22&f=false "That beast" to which Bernard refers is antipope Peter Leonis.

„One cannot now say, the priest is as the people, for the truth is that the people are not so bad as the priest.“

—  Bernard of Clairvaux
In Conversione S. Pauli, Sermon 1, sect. 3; translation by James Spedding, in The Works of Francis Bacon (1860) vol. 12, p. 134 Ut populus, sic sacerdos is a quotation from Isaiah 24:2.

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