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St. Augustine described the nature of God as a circle whose centre was everywhere, and its circumference nowhere.
When I am here, I do not fast on the Sabbath; when I am in Rome, I fast on the Sabbath.
This entire most beautiful order of good things is going to pass away after its measure has been exhausted; for both morning and e ...
The mind commands the body, and it obeys: the mind commands itself, and it withstands.
What am I then, my God? What is my nature? A life varied, multifaceted and truly immense.
What is time, then? If nobody asks me, I know; if I have to explain it to someone who has asked me, I do not know.
When I seek you, my God, I seek a blessed life. I shall seek you, so that my soul may live.
Give me chastity and continence, but not quite yet.
Pick up and read, pick up and read.
Men go out to admire the heights of mountains, the huge waves of the sea, the broadest spans of rivers, the circle of ocean, the r ...
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