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|For Blake, this is an absurdity: "I tell you, no virtue can exist without breaking [the] |
ten commandments: Jesus was all virtue, ... of Hell": "Prudence is a rich old ugly
maid courted by Incapacity"; "He who desires but acts not, breeds pestilence"; ...
|James Russell Lowell If we all did the things we are capable of doing, we would |
literally astound ourselves.... — Thomas A. Edison He who desires but acts not,
breeds pestilence.... — William Blake If the fruits of action do not affect the person
|For Blake it is our duty (not only our right) to act on our inclinations: ”He who |
desires but acts not, breeds pestilence." His inclinations are more combustible
than Coleridge's, his celebration of pleasure and eroticism more open, and his
Dan Miller, Mark Bracher, Donald Ault - 1987 - 394 pages
|... well: "He who desires but acts not, breeds pestilence." The message that this |
proverb offers to our fantasy is that not acting on our desires brings about that
very state — pestilence, a met- onym for defilement, sin, less than full being (
|He who desires but acts not, breeds pestilence. That made sense. Like an itch. |
You're dying to scratch and you've been told not to, so you try to avoid it but finally
you can't take it any more and you scratch so bad you bleed. Would have been ...
|I stared at him up there on the podium, just as the hundreds of others around me |
did. Without question ... We must act. For he who desires but does not act breeds
pestilence. And we do not want that in Uganda. Do we?” The crowd roared.
|Alexander Pope • The best way to make your dreams come true is to wake up. — |
Paul Valery ... Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr. • Everything comes to he who hustles
while he waits. ... Will Rogers • He who desires but acts not, breeds pestilence.
|Want is one only of five giants on the road of reconstruction; the others are |
Disease, Ignorance, Squalor, and Idleness. - Beveridge ... [Proverbs 13:19&
#93; - Bible He who desires but does not act, breeds pestilence. - Blake, William
|I fear that should a child come from our union—if that union is anything less than |
exuberant, remarkable, wild, free—well, that child will be unhealthy, even cursed.
For he who desires but acts not breeds pestilence.” “What are you saying?
|He contracts the spiritual diseases of Shame and Guilt. ... Marriage is now a |
bondage of two souls bound back to back, based on "spiritual Hate, from which
springs Sexual Love as ... "He who desires but acts not, breeds pestilence” (MHH