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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
Tertullian. (c. 160–c. 230)
 
 
1
    See how these Christians love one another.
          Apologeticus. c. 39.
2
    Blood of the martyrs is the seed of the Church.
          Apologeticus. c. 50.
3
    It is certain because it is impossible. 1
          De Carne Christi. c. 5.
4
    He who flees will fight again. 2
          De Fuga in Persecutione. c. 10.
 
Note 1.
Certum est, quia impossibile est. This is usually misquoted, “Credo quia impossibile” (I believe it because it is impossible). [back]
Note 2.
See Butler, Quotation 68. [back]
 

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