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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

Custom is second nature.




Translation

Translation

(French, Latin, German)



French
L'habitude est une seconde nature.

Latin
Consuetudo est secunda natura.

German
Die Gewohnheit ist eine zweite Natur.




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While love may overcome death, it happens that a small, mean habit can overcome love.
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Custom, then, is the great guide to human life.
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Great is the power of habit. It teaches us to bear fatigue and to despise wounds and pain.
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Excellence is an art won by training and habituation. We do not act rightly because we have virtue or excellence, but we rather have those because we have acted rightly. We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.
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Virtue is a habit of the mind, consistent with nature and moderation and reason.
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Patience is the companion of wisdom.
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Since love grows within you, so beauty grows. For love is the beauty of the soul.
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Love, and do what you will.
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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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The time present of things past is memory; the time present of things present is direct experience; the time present of things future is expectation.
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