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|... a great person greater and a small person less. Jean de la Bruyere A vain man |
finds it wise to speak good or ill of himself; a modest man does not talk of himself.
Jean de la Bruyere All of our unhappiness comes from our inability to be alone.
|I only want to close my eyes and feel my husband inside of me knowing he's the |
only one who will ever be inside of me for the rest of my life. Is that so wrong? ...
He said that unhappiness comes from our inability to be alone.And he's right!
|I leave a box of spaghetti on the kitchen counter, and when I get back I find the |
box has been gnawed open and all the ... I think of Pascal's saying that all our
unhappiness comes from our inability to stay in our room alone, and feel smug.
|If I repent of anything I wish it to be of kind behavior What good deeds come from |
righteous motives? We credit very few men with good sense except those who
are of our opinion A person well satisfied with self is rarely satisfied with others
and others ... a steady eye Be sure to touch all the bases when you hit the ball All
of our unhappiness's stem from our inability to be alone The pleasure we feel
|All of our unhappiness comes from our inability to be alone. - La Bruyere, Jean |
De If you deliberately plan on being less than you are capable of being, then I
warn you that you'll be unhappy for the rest of your life. - Maslow, Abraham H. It
|I assert, however, that much of our incredulity (as La Bruy'ere4 says of all our |
unhappiness) “vient de ne pouvoir étre ... de La Bruyere (1645—96), French
essayist and moralist, the passage translates as “comes from our inability tO be
|... solitude, one that is the prerequisite for disengagement from the world on any |
level (not from the community of creation) and that is what Pascal hints at when
he remarks that all our unhappiness arises from our inability to be alone in a
|La Bruyere, Jean De Time makes friendship stronger, but love weaker - La |
Bruyere, Jean De All of our unhappiness comes from our inability to be alone. -
La Bruyere, Jean De It requires more than mere genius to be an author. - La
|"All of man's unhappiness comes from an inability to stay in his room alone," said |
Pascal, advocating a need for man to ... I had gone out of my room, and begun to
love another — thereby taking on the risk inseparable from basing one's life ...
|Yet, our concern with our own materiality makes us profoundly unhappy. For to |
be alone in the world is to be profoundly unhappy. As it says in Genesis: "It is not
good for the man to be alone" (2:18). ... Since we cannot disentangle our self from
our ego by merely satisfying our material needs — since we always come back ...
Moral pain is produced by our inability to overcome our solitude. ... In our
encounter with death, presaged by suffering, we lose all mastery; we are entirely