“a person’s love determines the person’s quality.”
WSA III/14 (Homilies on the First epistle of John), trans. Boniface Ramsey, ed. Doyle & Martin (New City Press, 2008), 51.
“each person is such as his love is.”
FC 92 (St. Augustine: Tractates on the Gospel of John 112-24, Tractates on the First epistle of John), trans. John W. Rettig (Catholic University of America Press, 1995), 158.
“the being of every man is according to his love.”
LCC 8 (Augustine: Later works), trans. John Burnaby (The Westminster Press, 1955), 278.
“such is each one as is his love.”
“talis est quisque, qualis ejus dilectio est.”
“talis est quisque, qualis eius dilectio est.”
St. Augustine, ep. Jo. (In epistulam Joannis ad Parthos tractatus) 2.14 =PL 35, col. 1997.