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Augustine of Hippo

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Biography - Augustine of Hippo:

Christian theologian and philosopher.
Born: 354 - Died: 430
Period:
5th century
4th century
Place of birth: Algeria
Algeria
Source: Confessions

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Men go abroad to wonder at the heights of mountains, at the huge waves of the sea, at the long courses of the rivers, at the vast compass of the ocean, at the circular motions of the stars, and they pass by themselves without wondering.
Augustine of Hippo - Confessions




Translation  

Translation

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French
Les hommes s'en vont admirer les cimes des montagnes, les vagues énormes de la mer, le large cours des fleuves, les côtes de l'Océan, les révolutions des astres, et ils se détournent d'eux-mêmes !”
Augustin d'Hippone - Confessions




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Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us, or we find it not.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson




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Love, and do what you will.”
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Nor is it right to say there are three times: past, present and future. Perhaps it would be more correct to say: there are three times: a present of things past, a present of things present, a present of things future.”
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Patience is the companion of wisdom.”
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Custom is second nature.”
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What then is time? If no one asks me, I know what it is. If I wish to explain it to him who asks, I do not know.”
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