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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

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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




Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


French
Le présent du passé, c'est la mémoire; le présent du présent, c'est l'intuition directe; le présent de l'avenir, c'est l'attente.”
Augustin d'Hippone - Confessions

German
Gegenwart des Vergangenen ist die Erinnerung, Gegenwart des Gegenwärtigen ist die Anschauung, Gegenwart des Zukünftigen die Erwartung.”
Augustinus von Hippo - Confessiones (Bekenntnisse)




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The distinction between the past, present and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion.”
Albert Einstein

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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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The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, not to worry about the future, or not to anticipate troubles, but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.”
Gautama Buddha
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Children have neither a past nor a future. Thus they enjoy the present, which seldom happens to us.”
Jean de La Bruyere
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The future influences the present just as much as the past.”
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
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When the past no longer illuminates the future, the spirit walks in darkness.”
Alexis de Tocqueville
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Philosophy triumphs easily over past evils and future evils; but present evils triumph over it.”
François de La Rochefoucauld - Reflections, or Sentences and Moral Maxims
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What is history? An echo of the past in the future a reflex from the future on the past.”
Victor Hugo
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Enjoy present pleasures in such a way as not to injure future ones.”
Seneca
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In rivers, the water that you touch is the last of what has passed and the first of that which comes; so with present time.”
Leonardo da Vinci
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The present is not a potential past; it is the moment of choice and action.”
Simone de Beauvoir
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The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, not to worry about the future, or not to anticipate troubles, but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.”
Gautama Buddha
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Children have neither a past nor a future. Thus they enjoy the present, which seldom happens to us.”
Jean de La Bruyere
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The future influences the present just as much as the past.”
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
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Since love grows within you, so beauty grows. For love is the beauty of the soul.”
Augustine of Hippo
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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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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
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