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Saint Augustine
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In Latin: "Nondum amabam, et amare amabam...quaerebam quid amarem, amans amare." - Confessions Book 3, Chapter 1 (397–398)
Saint Augustine
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As quoted in: Christian Ethics (Gracewing Publishing, 1994) by Reginald Ernest Oscar White, p. 98
Saint Augustine
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As quoted in: Treasury of thought : forming an encyclopædia of quotations from ancient and modern authors (1881), p. 443
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Born: November 13, 354

Died: August 28, 430 (aged 75)

Nationality: Roman

Occupation: Saint

Bio: Augustine of Hippo, also known as Augustine, St. Augustine, St. Austin, St. Augoustinos, 'St. Augustin', Blessed Augustine, or St. Augustine the Blessed, was Bishop of Hippo Regius. He was a Latin philosopher and theologian from Roman Africa and generally considered as one of the greatest Christian thinkers of all times.

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