„Do not let your deeds belie your words, lest when you speak in church someone may say to himself, "Why do you not practice what you preach?"“

Letter 52
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Originál: (la) Non confundant opera tua sermonem tuum: ne cum in Ecclesia loqueris, tacitus quilibet respondeat, cur ergo haec quae dicis, ipse non facis?

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