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|Wilde, Oscar The true perfection of man lies not in what man has, but in what man |
is. - Wilde, Oscar A pessimist is one who, when he has the choice of two evils,
chooses both. - Wilde, Oscar Philanthropic people lose all sense of humanity.
|Dave Allen If I was given a choice between world peace and a Prada handbag, I'|
d dither. I am not ... Last Christmas my wife gave me two neckties. I got up on ...
Big O A pessimist is one who when he has the choice of two evils, chooses both.
|November 27 Pessimist: One who, when he has the choice of two evils, chooses |
both. Oscar Wilde We need to make budgets and plans for our futures. Most of us
think in ways that are harmful to our sobriety or our happiness. We become ...
|The more the adaptive functions of the personality have escaped such invasion, |
the less the person has been crippled by neurosis, the stronger the ego. ... While
"playing it safe," he loses all. ... decide not to have B. There is a definition that
states: A pessimist is a person who, given a choice between two evils, chooses
|9 ONE of the most interesting tenets of psychology is that which teaches us that |
we never do anything that we don't ... to take up a delicate matter with an irate
customer when he got to the office and didn't want to wait till one-thirty for lunch,
... The choice wa» obvious. ... The pessimist always chooses between two evils,
the optimist always between two pleasures. ... us that every man is called on for a
series of decisions here, involving the question "Would I sooner have five dollars
|To begin with, the presidential election was a democratic election, one of the |
largest in Russian history. ... elections primarily centered on economics, while the
presidential election was on a forced choice between democratic freedom and
tyrannic communism. ... A well-known Russian joke is: 'What is the difference
between an optimist and a pessimist in Russia? ... Many optimists, it seems,
voted for Yeltsin at the second ballot because they decided to choose the least of
|One can regret one's choice and might choose next time differently and better. ... |
For almost two thousand years the name Nero became identical with freedom
lost, the metaphor for the unlimited power of one single ... Cain was free to
choose between good and evil, and he chose evil; the people of Israel
abandoned the God who ... However, the presentation of defeat has nothing to do
|Dust, the ashes which the priest puts on our foreheads today, has no substance; |
the lightest breath will disperse it. ... Yet the Church's invitation to reflect upon
these painful truths is not intended to dishearten us by a pessimistic view of ... “
We beseech you on behalf of Christ, be reconciled to God,” he insists, and adds: “
we entreat you not to accept the ... God alone is the “one who is living”, the
source of life; only one who chooses him and his word, chooses life, and through
this choice ...
William Roscoe Estep - 1986 - Preview
|However, two of his works — On the Freedom of the Will and The Second Booklet |
on the Free Will of Men, both ... was free to choose be tween good and evil, but
with the fall he lost this freedom, not only for himself but also for his descendants.
... 50 It is important to note that despite such a pessimistic appraisal of man's
sinful condition, Hubmaier cannot abandon ... and one who has not experienced
the new birth is that the Christian is capable of making the right choices and
|In the play, however, these qualities are rather different, though not different in |
the way Iago would have them. They are ... Usually such impulses to
misinterpretation move us in one of two directions. We may try to alleviate the
play's pessimism by overemphasizing its tendency to allegory — a tactic that
allows us to see the hatred embodied in Iago as abstract, more diabolical than
human, and thus not a dangerously valid comment on the strength of our own
ordinary evil. Or we may ...