The theologian considers sin mainly as an offence against God; the moral philosopher as contrary to reasonableness.
As regards the individual nature, woman is defective and misbegotten, for the active power of the male seed tends to the production of a perfect likeness in the masculine sex; while the production of a woman comes from defect in the active power.
To live well is to work well, to show a good activity.
Temperance is simply a disposition of the mind which binds the passion.
That the saints may enjoy their beatitude and the grace of God more abundantly they are permitted to see the punishment of the damned in hell.
If the highest aim of a captain were to preserve his ship, he would keep it in port forever.