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St. Thomas Aquinas
Summa Theologica

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    Part, Question
1 1, 1 | reason. Therefore it is useful ~that besides philosophical 2 1, 1 | metaphors as both necessary and useful.~Aquin.: SMT FP Q[1] A[9] 3 1, 1 | of ~truth in figures is useful for the exercise of thoughtful 4 1, 5 | divided into the virtuous, the useful, and the ~pleasant?~Aquin.: 5 1, 5 | into the virtuous*, the useful and ~the pleasant? [*"Bonum 6 1, 5 | into the virtuous, ~the useful and the pleasant. For goodness 7 1, 5 | But the virtuous, the ~useful and the pleasant can be 8 1, 5 | pleasing, and no wickedness ~is useful; whereas this ought to be 9 1, 5 | then the virtuous and the useful would be opposed; and ~Tully 10 1, 5 | only ~one thing. But the useful is not goodness, except 11 1, 5 | virtuous. Therefore the useful ought not to divided against ~ 12 1, 5 | another, is ~called the useful; but that sought after as 13 1, 5 | contrary to virtue. Whereas the useful applies to ~such as have 14 1, 5 | pleasant; and lastly of the useful.~ 15 1, 46 | demonstration or science. And it is useful to consider ~this, lest 16 1, 49 | nature of good, but also the useful, which is ordered to the 17 1, 62 | 2: A thing can be termed useful in two ways. First of all, 18 1, 62 | the merit of beatitude is useful. ~Secondly, as the part 19 1, 62 | Secondly, as the part is useful for the whole; as the wall 20 1, 62 | angelic ministerings are useful for the beatified angels, ~ 21 1, 70 | his ~works, and is most useful for perceiving objects. 22 1, 47 | demonstration or science. And it is useful to consider ~this, lest 23 1, 50 | nature of good, but also the useful, which is ordered to the 24 1, 63 | 2: A thing can be termed useful in two ways. First of all, 25 1, 63 | the merit of beatitude is useful. ~Secondly, as the part 26 1, 63 | Secondly, as the part is useful for the whole; as the wall 27 1, 63 | angelic ministerings are useful for the beatified angels, ~ 28 1, 71 | his ~works, and is most useful for perceiving objects. 29 1, 77 | sense, but ~because they are useful for building its nest. Animals, 30 1, 80 | senses, but because it is useful to ~the animal for self-defense: 31 1, 82 | that good which is called useful: wherefore since good, as ~ 32 1, 95 | sin animals would become useful to man." Therefore, at least 33 1, 114 | fabricate certain powers useful in producing certain effects 34 2, 1 | serious matter, as being useful. But jests are foreign to 35 2, 7 | to the end is said to be useful; and this ~implies some 36 2, 7 | genus 'relation' is the useful." Now, in the ~genus "relation" 37 2, 8 | whereas the good which is useful, and is directed to and 38 2, 8 | hearing and sight. But the ~useful and the righteous are not 39 2, 8 | from the means, which are a useful ~good. Therefore the will 40 2, 8 | above (A[2], ad 2). For the useful and the righteous are ~not 41 2, 14 | but it is desired as being useful towards ~action, because 42 2, 16 | certain end are said ~to be "useful"; in fact their very usefulness 43 2, 26 | founded on "goodness." But ~useful and pleasant friendship 44 2, 26 | is that friendship of the useful or ~pleasant, in so far 45 2, 34 | good: the virtuous, the ~useful, and the pleasant. But everything 46 2, 34 | like ~manner everything useful is good. Therefore also 47 2, 34 | 1: The virtuous and the useful depend on accordance with ~ 48 2, 34 | consequently nothing is virtuous or useful, without being ~good. But 49 2, 39 | 3) Whether it can be a useful good?~(4) Whether bodily 50 2, 39 | Whether sorrow can be a useful good?~Aquin.: SMT FS Q[39] 51 2, 39 | that sorrow cannot be a useful good. For it is ~written ( 52 2, 39 | choice is of that which is useful to an end. But sorrow ~is 53 2, 39 | Therefore sorrow is not a useful good.~Aquin.: SMT FS Q[39] 54 2, 39 | Therefore sorrow is not a useful good.~Aquin.: SMT FS Q[39] 55 2, 39 | seeks only that which is useful. But ~according to Eccles. 56 2, 39 | mirth." Therefore sorrow ~is useful.~Aquin.: SMT FS Q[39] A[ 57 2, 39 | Wherefore sorrow for sin is useful ~as inducing a man to avoid 58 2, 39 | for temporal ~goods may be useful; according to Eccles. 7: 59 2, 39 | to be avoided is always useful, ~since it adds another 60 2, 39 | this respect, sorrow is useful.~Aquin.: SMT FS Q[39] A[ 61 2, 59 | Moreover, ~this proves useful for avoiding evil: since, 62 2, 66 | to ~something else, as a useful thing is referred to an 63 2, 66 | former," i.e. ~fortitude, "is useful in war, and the latter," 64 2, 84 | desired except as being useful for some end, as stated 65 2, 84 | are much sought after as useful for any temporal end. And ~ 66 2, 85 | be sharpened so as to be useful for cutting, and in respect 67 2, 92 | is not simply good, but useful or pleasurable to himself, 68 2, 95 | Para. 1/1~Whether it was useful for laws to be framed by 69 2, 95 | would seem that it was not useful for laws to be framed by ~ 70 2, 95 | place and time, necessary, useful; clearly ~expressed, lest 71 2, 95 | say both "necessary" and "useful."~Aquin.: SMT FS Q[95] A[ 72 2, 95 | end of human law is to be useful to man, as the jurist states ~[* 73 2, 95 | remaining words, "necessary, useful," etc. mean that law ~should 74 2, 96 | render burdensome, those useful measures which ~have been 75 2, 96 | everyone to expound what is useful and ~what is not useful 76 2, 96 | useful and ~what is not useful to the state: those alone 77 2, 97 | endeavored to discover something useful for ~the human community, 78 2, 97 | that the law is no longer useful: just as it might be declared 79 2, 97 | remains, for which the law was useful hitherto, then it is not 80 2, 99 | attainment of some good, useful, pleasurable or virtuous, ~ 81 2, 99 | be destroyed; or as being useful for the better maintaining 82 2, 100 | character of pleasurable or useful good, are of ~themselves, 83 2, 100 | that there ~would be no useful result, or that some utility 84 2, 102 | killed that they become useful to man, forasmuch ~as God 85 2, 102 | products of the soil are useful to man, either as ~food, 86 2, 104 | the judicial precepts were useful and efficacious in respect ~ 87 2, 105 | a gloss, that "a cow is useful in five ways: it may be 88 2, 105 | restored. But the sheep was useful ~in four ways: "for sacrifice, 89 2, 105 | of a heifer, which is a useful animal and full of strength, ~ 90 2, 105 | committed murder, however useful and strong he might be, 91 2, 108 | His counsels are supremely useful ~and becoming.~Aquin.: SMT 92 2, 109 | Reply OBJ 2: Correction is useful "in order that out of the 93 2, 114 | considered as they are ~useful for virtuous works, whereby 94 2, 12 | retains nothing that may be useful for the ~obtaining of eternal 95 2, 22 | towards the delightful, ~the useful, or the virtuous. Now charity 96 2, 22 | the friendship for the ~useful or delightful; for Jerome 97 2, 22 | namely friendship for the ~useful, for the delightful, and 98 2, 24 | 9]). Now the demons are useful to us in many ~things, for " 99 2, 24 | give glory to God and ~be useful to man, as stated above ( 100 2, 24 | OBJ 3: That the demons are useful to us is due not to their ~ 101 2, 25 | while the recipient sees his useful good in the benefactor. 102 2, 25 | virtuous good than one's useful good, both ~because it is 103 2, 30 | and to one who is more useful to the common weal, rather ~ 104 2, 31 | 3/4~For a good name is useful, first of all to the sinner 105 2, 41 | of ~end, because they are useful in order that "they . . . 106 2, 47 | 1: Although docility is useful for every intellectual virtue, ~ 107 2, 50 | is properly about things useful for an end. Hence ~such 108 2, 55 | resultant utility, in that it is useful to this man ~to be ruled 109 2, 56 | the just, since bravery is useful to others in warfare, and 110 2, 56 | warfare, and justice is ~useful to others both in warfare 111 2, 56 | the best, for it is only useful in warfare, whereas justice ~ 112 2, 56 | warfare, whereas justice ~is useful both in war and in peace, 113 2, 58 | render ~burdensome, those useful measures which have been 114 2, 58 | useless herbs before the useful seeds have ~grown, so this 115 2, 60 | come under the head of the useful. Yet he who retains ~another' 116 2, 61 | generally speaking more useful as regards the common good, ~ 117 2, 62 | disposed of according as he is useful to ~others. This is expressed 118 2, 62 | praise for ~doing what is useful for the common good. Now 119 2, 62 | slaying of evildoers is ~useful for the common good, as 120 2, 63 | human body is of itself useful to the good ~of the whole 121 2, 66 | Now writing seems ~to be useful in the fact that it is a 122 2, 74 | spoken under the aspect of ~useful, as when one wishes a sinner 123 2, 75 | useless to the buyer, be useful ~to someone else, provided 124 2, 75 | defective in one respect being useful in many others.~Aquin.: 125 2, 79 | offering, ~because it is more useful: whereas we offer a thing 126 2, 81 | Div. Nom. iii): "It is useful to begin ~everything with 127 2, 81 | God other than good and useful ~things. But sometimes temporal 128 2, 81 | nature the good which ~is useful for an end directs us to 129 2, 81 | that end. Now a thing is useful in two ~ways to that end 130 2, 81 | ask for ourselves be not useful for our ~beatitude, we do 131 2, 81 | pray for something that is useful for ~our beatitude, through 132 2, 85 | tithing of herbs, which ~was useful in foreshadowing the future, 133 2, 86 | matters and ~such as are useful to no purpose. Therefore 134 2, 86 | just as what we give God is useful not to ~Him but to us, since " 135 2, 87 | frequently as ~something useful and good?~(6) Whether it 136 2, 87 | persuading ~another to a useful purpose: yet it 'comes of 137 2, 87 | frequently as something useful ~and good?~Aquin.: SMT SS 138 2, 87 | frequently ~as something useful and good. Just as a vow 139 2, 87 | 3: Even as a medicine is useful for healing, and yet, the ~ 140 2, 87 | unduly, so too an ~oath is useful indeed as a means of confirmation, 141 2, 87 | that ~something which is useful and morally good in itself 142 2, 87 | doubtfully right or wrong, useful or harmful, either ~in itself 143 2, 89 | Wherefore ~whatever is useful in conducing to this result 144 2, 93 | one who knows, if ~it be useful to know it. But it is sometimes 145 2, 93 | it. But it is sometimes useful to know what is ~hidden 146 2, 95 | horse gallop with out any useful purpose, it seems to be ~ 147 2, 95 | assistance for some urgent or useful motive, this ~is not to 148 2, 95 | this be done ~without any useful or urgent motive, this is 149 2, 95 | human assistance without any useful or urgent ~motive, they 150 2, 98 | exchanges to be made for useful or necessary reasons.~Aquin.: 151 2, 104 | friendship that is ~based on the useful, repayment should be made 152 2, 108 | officious" lie for some useful purpose, ~and a "mischievous" 153 2, 108 | lie, ~wherein something useful to another person is intended. 154 2, 108 | order of gravity: since the useful good is better than the ~ 155 2, 109 | us that ~dissimulation is useful and sometimes to be employed"; 156 2, 115 | comes under the head of useful goods, since all external 157 2, 115 | certain excellence from being useful in many ways. Since, ~however, 158 2, 115 | utility, because he is more useful in external goods, ~which 159 2, 116 | under the ~head of things useful for an end, as stated above ( 160 2, 116 | special kind of sin. Now the ~useful good differs in aspect from 161 2, 116 | come under the head of useful good, since they are desired 162 2, 116 | under ~the aspect of being useful to man. Consequently covetousness 163 2, 116 | they have ~the aspect of useful good. But there are certain 164 2, 116 | yet in so far as it is useful for obtaining all sensible 165 2, 120 | better if the ~Jew did some useful work on his farm than spent 166 2, 120 | good, i.e. of something useful: ~and good of its very nature 167 2, 121 | liberality ~seems to be more useful than fortitude. Therefore 168 2, 121 | utility, inasmuch as it is useful both in ~warfare, and in 169 2, 121 | Reply OBJ 5: Liberality is useful in conferring certain particular ~ 170 2, 121 | because they are most ~useful in war and peace."~ 171 2, 127 | prefers the virtuous to the useful, as ~being greater: since 172 2, 127 | being greater: since the useful is sought in order to supply 173 2, 127 | Likewise goods of fortune are useful organs or instruments of ~ 174 2, 127 | but that he esteems them ~useful for the accomplishment of 175 2, 130 | however, be desired as being useful for ~something, either in 176 2, 139 | life, to which whatever is useful for life is subordinate.~ 177 2, 143 | 3) Its relation with the useful and the pleasant;~(4) Whether 178 2, 143 | honest differs from the useful and the pleasant?~Aquin.: 179 2, 143 | does not differ from the useful and ~the pleasant. For the 180 2, 143 | comprised under the head of useful good: for ~Tully says (De 181 2, 143 | honest differs not ~from the useful.~Aquin.: SMT SS Q[145] A[ 182 2, 143 | 3) that nothing can be ~useful unless it be honest: and 183 2, 143 | Offic. ii, 6). Therefore the useful differs not from the honest.~ 184 2, 143 | desirable for its own sake: the useful implies reference to ~something 185 2, 143 | the same subject with the useful ~and the pleasant, but it 186 2, 143 | Accordingly the honest the useful, and the pleasant concur 187 2, 143 | bringing rest to ~desire, and useful, as referred to something 188 2, 143 | to more things than the useful and the honest: since whatever 189 2, 143 | honest: since whatever is ~useful and honest is pleasing in 190 2, 143 | can be simply and truly useful, since it follows that it 191 2, 143 | although it may perhaps be useful in some respect, with regard 192 2, 143 | not mean to say that every useful thing as ~such may be classed 193 2, 145 | above (A[1]) that fasting is useful as atoning ~for and preventing 194 2, 145 | eligible in so far as it is useful to some end. ~Wherefore 195 2, 146 | on ~account of something useful to the present life, or 196 2, 146 | other hand, that which is useful is ~desirable, not in itself, 197 2, 146 | wherefore ~seemingly in all useful things there is one aspect 198 2, 146 | a punishment; or even a useful thing that is a matter of 199 2, 152 | they may live together in a useful and becoming amity; ~nor 200 2, 156 | than the ~pleasurable or useful good which is desired by 201 2, 156 | the movement of anger is useful for no purpose, as Seneca 202 2, 156 | sensitive appetite, is useful, as being conducive to the 203 2, 161 | by God ~from a good and useful thing, were her mind not 204 2, 165 | not directed to something useful, but turns ~man away from 205 2, 165 | turns ~man away from some useful consideration. Hence Augustine 206 2, 166 | audience is ~weary, it will be useful for the speaker to try something 207 2, 166 | human life. Now whatever is useful to human intercourse may 208 2, 166 | Since, however, mirth is useful for the sake of the rest 209 2, 180 | contemplation, sometimes it is useful for the soul to turn from 210 2, 181 | harmful "to no one, but to ~be useful to all."~Aquin.: SMT SS 211 2, 183 | Church ~is neither just nor useful. For what wise man seeks 212 2, 183 | whom they know to be more ~useful to the Church, but those 213 2, 183 | so long as a man can be useful to the ~salvation of his 214 2, 184 | intemperance, or without any useful ~purpose; whereas it is 215 2, 185 | even to understand ~the useful admonishments of charity"; 216 2, 185 | to accomplish something ~useful, and is unable to do so 217 2, 185 | who without effecting any useful purpose, beg their ~livelihood 218 2, 186 | solitary life are most ~useful to mankind. Hence, referring 219 2, 187 | perfection of the counsels is useful ~both to the innocent and 220 2, 187 | 1~OBJ 3: Further, a less useful vow cannot remit a more 221 2, 187 | vow cannot remit a more useful one. Now ~the fulfilment 222 2, 187 | apparently is the more useful vow, since thereby a man 223 3, 1 | Para. 3/4~So also was this useful for our "withdrawal from 224 3, 14 | sin death." Hence it was useful for the ~end of the Incarnation 225 3, 25 | Gentiles, but not with their useful works. Now ~the adoration 226 3, 42 | OBJ 3: Further, it is more useful to instruct many than one. 227 3, 46 | Furthermore, it is employed as ~a useful means of satisfying for 228 3, 68 | this is needful as being useful for those who are baptized; 229 3, 84 | after Baptism, Penance is useful, not many times, ~but only 230 Suppl, 21| way. Moreover, they are useful as a defense against the ~ 231 Suppl, 36| holiness of life may be useful for the ~conduct of temporal 232 Suppl, 43| is about things that are useful, as were one to ~say: "I 233 Suppl, 49| includes the ~virtuous, the useful, and the pleasant. But that 234 Suppl, 49| the aspect of something useful and right; ~nevertheless 235 Suppl, 49| does not make a thing both useful and ~virtuous, since the 236 Suppl, 49| and ~virtuous, since the useful and the virtuous are opposite 237 Suppl, 49| derives its character of useful from the offspring. ~Therefore 238 Suppl, 49| Just as the right use of a useful good derives its ~rectitude 239 Suppl, 49| rectitude not from the useful but from the reason which 240 Suppl, 49| use, so too direction to a useful good may cause the goodness 241 Suppl, 49| directed to the offspring, is useful, ~and nevertheless righteous, 242 Suppl, 54| wherefore that which it was useful to allow at ~one time, it 243 Suppl, 77| voided by nature, as being useful ~for nothing. Hence they 244 Suppl, 88| Reply OBJ 5: A thing may be useful to man in two ways. First, 245 Suppl, 88| thus no creature will be useful to man because he will ~ 246 Suppl, 96| altogether useless. For they are useful for two purposes. First, 247 Suppl, 96| wicked." Secondly, they are useful, because the elect rejoice ~


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