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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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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.
Augustine of Hippo - Confessions




Translation  

Translation

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German
Was ist also die Zeit? Wenn mich niemand darüber fragt, so weiß ich es; wenn ich es aber jemandem auf seine Frage erklären möchte, so weiß ich es nicht.”
Augustinus von Hippo - Confessiones (Bekenntnisse)

French
Qu'est-ce-que le temps ? Si personne ne me le demande, je le sais. Si je veux l'expliquer à qui me le demande, je ne le sais plus.”
Augustin d'Hippone - Confessions




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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.”
Augustine of Hippo - Confessions




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Truth is the daughter of time, not of authority.”
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Time is a great master; it regulates things well.”
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Those who make the worst use of their time are the first to complain of its brevity.”
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It takes a long time to become young.”
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Sadness flies away on the wings of time.”
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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.”
Augustine of Hippo - Homilies on the First Epistle of John
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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.”
Augustine of Hippo - Confessions
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Patience is the companion of wisdom.”
Augustine of Hippo
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Custom is second nature.”
Augustine of Hippo
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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.”
Augustine of Hippo - Confessions
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