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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

Since love grows within you, so beauty grows. For love is the beauty of the soul.




Translation

Translation

(Latin, French, German)



Latin
Quantum in te crescit amor, tantum crescit pulchritudo; quia ipsa caritas est animae pulchritudo.

French
Quand l'amour grandit en toi, la beauté fait de même. Car l'amour est la beauté de l'âme.

German
Soviel in dir Liebe wächst, soviel wächst die Schönheit in dir. Denn die Liebe ist die Schönheit der Seele.




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Love is a portion of the soul itself, and it is of the same nature as the celestial breathing of the atmosphere of paradise.




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Intelligence has value only in the service of love.
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There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in madness.
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Love, and do what you will.
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Quotes for: beauty


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Quotes about beauty:


Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.
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What beauty is, I know not.
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I hold that the perfection of form and beauty is contained in the sum of all men.
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Beauty is the sole ambition, the exclusive goal of Taste.
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I can barely conceive of a type of beauty in which there is no Melancholy.
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To love beauty is to see light.
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Quotes for: soul


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Quotes about soul:


Science without conscience is only ruin of the soul.
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They change the sky, not their soul, who run across the sea.
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For souls nobly born valor doesn't await the passing of years.
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Go, nothing is better for the soul
Than to dispel some sadness from a soul!

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Nature is not only all that is visible to the eye... it also includes the inner pictures of the soul.
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The human body is the best picture of the human soul.
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Augustine of Hippo also said...


Patience is the companion of wisdom.
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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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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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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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