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Who can map out the various forces at play in one soul? Man is a great depth, O Lord. The hairs of his head are easier b
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"Who can map out the various forces at play in one soul? Man is a great depth, O Lord. The hairs of his head are easier by far to count than his feeling, the movements of his heart"

- Saint Augustine

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Saint Augustine's quote speaks with the intricacy of the human soul. He acknowledges that it is impossible to map out the various forces at play in one soul, as man is a great depth. He compares the difficulty of comprehending the soul to counting the hairs on one's head, which is a lot easier. He emphasizes the difficulty of comprehending the motions of the heart, which are frequently hidden and difficult to understand. This quote speaks with the complexity of the human experience and the trouble of comprehending the inner workings of the soul. It is a suggestion that we ought to be client and understanding of others, as we can never ever really know what is going on in another person's heart.

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This quote is written / told by Saint Augustine between November 13, 354 and August 28, 430. He was a famous Saint from Rome. The author also have 55 other quotes.

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