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|6 In pios usus— For pious uses. In Plato's opinion, man was made for philosophy |
; in Bacon's opinion, philosophy was made for man, Macaulay. In pleno— In full.
In politics, as in life, we must above all things wish only for the attainable. Heine.
|Hazlitt, William A politician will do anything to keep his job, even become a patriot|
. - Hearst, William Randolph We ... Heath, Edward In politics, as in life, we must
above all things wish only for the attainable. - Heine, Heinrich You know, what I ...
|In politics, as in life, we must above all things wish only for the attainable. 106 |
Heine: Wit, Wisdom, and Pathos. From " Lutetia.'" Men's ambition is generally
proportioned to their capacity. Providence seldom sends any into the world with
|"Politics!" the Senator snorted. "Politics, Stevie, my boy! It's a queer game, a |
queer game. In politics, as in life, we must above all things wish only for the
attainable. Your father wished for the unattainable; I didn't. That's the only
difference there ...
|Heine, Heinrich In these times we fight for ideas and newspapers are our fortress. |
- Heine, Heinrich In politics, as in life, we must above all things wish only for the
attainable. - Heine, Heinrich The foolish race of mankind are swarming below in ...
|Every woman should naturally wish to live her whole life, to fulfilher whole |
functions; and thatshe could doonly by ... In thatway alone could perfectliberty of
choice and action be secured forwomen; and she held it just that women should
so be provided for, ... should be set free to build up their nervous systems to the
highest attainable level against the calls of maternity. But above all things we
must be practical; and in the practical world here and now around us, no other
way existed for ...
|men We must rise above the hard, selfish, puritanical views, that fetishness of the |
past that objects to open art ... Uncounted men and women live and die in every
town, just like sheep without a shepherd. ... To the Eternal God above, all who do
the works that result in goodness are alike. ... There are things attainable in this
world, and things unattainable. ... Common sense tells us to wish for the
attainable — yea, even the seeing it afar off, while we go down to the grave —
that is worthy ...
|They justly concluded that, by enjoying themselves in peace, they would enjoy, to |
the greatest advantage, all the comforts of life that came within their reach. ...
readily attainable by means of wealth, or, at least, of an easy fortune ; which they
imagine would set them above all the ... of fortune may be consistent with the
want of inward tranquillity, we must look around for other more certain grounds of
it. ... Of such a man only it can be said, that doing these things he shall never be
|Every woman should naturally wish to live her whole life, to fulfil her whole |
functions; andthatshe coulddo onlyby ... and strain of earningalivelihood, should
be set free to buildup their nervous systems tothe highest attainable levelagainst
thecallsofmaternity. But above all things we mustbe practical; and in thepractical
world here and now aroundus, noother wayexistedfor ... Only asoftserge curtain
and a potof mignonette ontheledge of thewindow distinguished thecottage
atwhich Alan ...