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1884 - 1216 pages
|INTEREST. Interests determine duties. Mrs. C. H. Nichols. Interest is a strong |
motive power. Burleigh. Interest makes all seem ... Interest makes some people
blind and others quick-sighted ; we promise according to our hopes, and perform
Tryon Edwards - 1908 - 644 pages
|The virtues and vices are all put in motion by interest. — HochefoucauUl. Interest |
makes some people blind, and others quick-sighted. — Beaunwnt. When interest
is at variance with' conscience, any pretence that seems to reconcile them ...
1917 - 2000 pages
|Interest has the security, though not the virtue of a principle. As the world goes, it |
is the surest side; for men daily leave both relations and religion to follow it. —
William Penn. Interest makes some people blind and others quick-sighted.
|Passion very often makes the wisest men fools, and very often too inspires the |
greatest fools with wit. There is in the passions such a constant ... Interest makes
some people blind, and others quick-sighted. They that use to employ their minds
|When interest is at variance with conscience, any pretence that seems to |
reconcile them satisfies the hollow-hearted. — Home. Interest makes some
people blind and others quick sighted. — Beaumont. Intolerance has been the
curse of every ...
|•I The jest which is expected is already destroyed. — Johnson. <I Interest makes |
some people blind and others quick sighted. As 1 i g h t , mild-mannered man (
arose and said with considerable diffidence: "I might, perhaps, relate an ...
1702 - 383 pages
|Interest,. INterefl speaks all manner of Languages, and acts all sorts of Parts, |
even that of Impartiality. Interest makes some People blind, and others quick-
sighted. " We Promise according to owe Hopes, and perform according to our
|Finding Security in the Quicksand of Certainty Interest makes some people blind, |
and others quick-sighted — Francis Beaumont In comparison to equities, bonds
might, at first sight, appear much less glamorous and exciting. But bonds too ...
|Junius. The world is governed only by self-interest. — Schiller. Interest makes |
some people blind, and others quick-sighted. — Beaumont. When interest is at
variance with conscience, any pretence that seems to reconcile them satisfies the
|They call it "national interest." As Francis Beaumont, the English poet and |
dramatist, put it, "lnterest makes some people blind and others quick- sighted."
We all agree that looking after one's interest is not a sin. But the problem is that