Habere non potest Deum patrem qui ecclesiam non habet matrem.
No one can have God for his Father, who has not the Church for his mother.
Salus extra ecclesiam non est.Cyprian
For the helmsman is recognized in the tempest; in the warfare the soldier is proved.Cyprian
It is a persistent evil to persecute a man who belongs to the grace of God. It is a calamity without remedy to hate the happy.Cyprian
Think not that you are thus maintaining the Gospel of Christ when you separate yourselves from the flock of Christ.Cyprian
Men imitate the gods whom they adore, and to such miserable beings their crimes become their religion.Cyprian