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|Nothing can have as its destination anything other than its origin. The contrary |
idea, the idea of progress, is poison. If we are suffering illness, poverty, or
misfortune, we think we shall be satisfied on the day it ceases. But there too, we
know it is ...
|For centuries humanity has oscillated, serenely unaware, between these two |
contradictory necessities. - Weil ... Weil, Simone Nothing can have as its
destination anything other than its origin. The contrary idea, the idea of progress,
|I have no idea how they bring pressure to bear on such occasions; I only know |
that it is irresistible. AlEISTER ... 13 Nothing can have as its destination anything
other than its origin. The contrary idea, the idea of progress, is poison. SIMONE ...
|Thus purity does not abolish suffering; on the contrary it deepens it to infinity |
whilst giving it an eternal meaning: 'The extreme greatness of ... This mystery of
suffering which 'decreates' man and gives him back to God finds its centre in the
mystery of the Incarnation. If God had not been incarnate, man who suffers and
dies would have become in a sense greater than God. But God ... 'Nothing can
have a destination which is not its origin. The contrary idea, the idea of progress
|Contains "God is an infinite sphere whose centre is everywhere and its |
circumference nowhere"). St. Bonaventura. ... Nothing can have as its destination
anything other than its origin. The contrary idea, the idea of progress, is poison.
We are ...
|The hills are still beautiful in the distance, with the village churches and wheeled |
bells in their campaniles. But they are in retreat. Northern Italy ... Suppose they
prevail: will the industrialists of Lega Lombarda build different apartment houses
and factories? Simone Weil: "Nothing can have a destination which is not its
origin. The contrary idea, the idea of progress — poison." Along Lake Como.
|Elucidated in a History of the Islands of Juan Fernandez Thomas Sutcliffe, |
Richard Walter, John Byron, Lady Maria Callcott ... Such a question could not but
excite my merriment, for it confirmed the idea that they had laboured under the ...
captain that he need not be afraid or the least alarmed on that score ; that there
was not to my knowledge any poison on the island, ... were on board, from which
consequence nothing could arrest the progress of my justification, or impede their
|In 1873, on the occasion of another fete in the same place, 4,000 wax candles |
were used, while three years later, 8,000 ... as to the origin and development of
public lighting in France, as contained in the work of M. Edmond Thery : We have
to ... the services of lantern and torch bearers could be secured fora few sous, to
conduct pedestrians to their destinations. ... of mechanics at the Ecole des Ponts
et Chaussees in Paris when be conceived the idea of employing combustible gas
|Every individual of mankind has indeed, in one shape or another, broken every |
one of the commandments of God : hut such ... For any tiling we know to the
contrary, there may he worlds in different regions of the universe, and even within
the bounds ... From the preceding illustrations, we may infer the excellency and
the divine origin of the Christian Revelation. ... The Greek and Roman moralists,
after all their labored investigations, could never arrive at any certain
determination with ...
|The interviews of Sovereigns are not fraught with such consequences in the |
present day as they may have been fifty years ago. ... under a watchful eye, and
no man knows better than the Emperor of France, for no man has more
emphatically acknowledged ... That France and Prussia should better understand
each other after the interview between their respective Sovereigns ... Should the
page of history present evidence at some no very remote hereafter that the peace
of Europe was ...