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|Bacon, Francis Most people of action are inclined to fatalism and most of thought |
believe in providence. - Balzac, Honore De It is easy to sit up and take notice,
What is difficult is getting up and taking action. - Batt, Al The secret of getting
Rev. James Wood - 1893 - 658 pages
|L. 10 Moses and Mahomet were not men of speculation, but men of action ; and it |
is the stress they laid upon the latter that has given them the power they wield
over the destinies of mankind. ... Most men of action incline to fatalism, and most
men of thought believe in Providence. ... Most people think now-a-days the only
hopeful way of serving your neighbour is to make a profit out of him ; whereas, in
|The greatest potential for success tends to exist at the point where action takes |
place. Most people of inaction are inclined to fatalism yet the few of the others
believe in providence; these efficient few, the few who ... as one who had
operated ridiculously about other places as leaders in business; who would have
1894 - 579 pages
|It is a singular fact that most men of action incline to the theory of fatalism, while |
the greater part of men of thought believe in providence. — Bc!*ac.
BENEDICTION. The best wishes that can be forged in your thoughts be servants
to you !
1917 - 2000 pages
|Believe, and if thy belief be right, that insight which gradually transmutes faith into |
knowledge will be the reward of thy belief. — S. T. Coleridge. It is a singular fact
that most men of action incline to the theory of fatalism, while the greater part of
men of thought believe in providence. ... wounded arm, forever dodging people
be A man may be a heretic in the truth ; and if he believe things only because his
|There are more saints than niches. There are abysses that love can not cross, but |
it can bury itself in them. It is a. strange thing that riearly all men of action incline
toward fatalism, while most thinkers incline to and believe in Providence.
|There are more saints than niches. ... thing that nearly all men of action incline |
toward fatalism, while most thinkers incline to and believe in Providence. ... The
man who sees two centuries ahead of him dies an ignominious death, loaded
with the imprecations of the people, or. what seems worse to me, is lashed with
the whips of ridicule. Illusion is to thought a sort of night, which we decorate with
Tryon Edwards - 1908 - 644 pages
|It is a singular fact that many men of action incline to the theory of fatalism, while |
the greater part of men of thought believe in a divine providence. —Balzac.
Newton, Pascal, BoBBiiet, Racine, Fene- lon, that is to say some of the most ...
Joseph R. Fornieri, Sara Vaughn Gabbard - 2008 - 242 pages
|evangelicalism, but belief that they controlled the affairs of people and nations |
never wavered. ... his stepmother, and later the mother of his friend Joshua
Speed, did give way to an Enlightenment fatalism during his New Salem years. ...
of Calvinist and Enlightenment determinism were: "It is true that in early life I was
inclined to believe in what I understand is called ... specific actions with God's
intentions (which, however, was the most common understanding of Providence
in his day).
|So, therefore, 1 believe in our active employment in a future life, and like the |
thought. ... Not less tranquillizing to him was Gordon's fixed belief in Providence.
It was almost fatalistic, and put him in close sympathy with his Moslem subjects. ...
in this v. o 'Id's affairs or in spiritu jl work ; you are a machine, though allowed to
feel as if you had the power of action. ... Most difficult is this thought, and only to
be learnt by a continual thought of this world h-iing only a temporary one— that is