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according to our desires but according to our powers. — Amiel. I am not aware
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|Bertrand Russell, History of Western Philosophy (1946) 10 The whole subject of |
duties, in its greatest latitude, is comprehended ... 1, 3 (1st century BCE) 11 Our
duty is to be useful, not according to our desires but according to our powers.
|Change your focus from the effort it takes to do your duty to the pleasure you will |
experience on its completion. 4. Make plans to fulfill ... ”Our duty is to be useful,
not according to our desires but according to our powers.” (Henri Frédéric Amiel)
|Our duty is to be useful, not according to our desires but according to our powers. |
—HENRI FREDERIC AMIEL Journal, 1856 “Well, here we are,” Bradford said to
Charles. He guided the Daimler off the main park lane and onto the graveled ...
|If the flesh hinders us of our duty, it is our enemy ; and then our misery is not, that |
the flesh is weak, but that it is too strong ... It is not enough to say, I desire to serve
God, and cannot as I would : I would fain love God above all things in the .... St.
Paul) " according to your power, yea, and beyond your power;" only let us be
careful in all instances, that we yield not to ... the flesh, to our affairs, and to the
circumstances of our fortune, for the interest of our spirit, we shall make our flesh
|proceed cleverly because their desires are always going toward something good, |
but merely as a means to a sensible end, ... The power of choice <arbitrium> is
purely intellectual if it is without qualification <simpliciter tale>. ... It is thus not
virtue when we practice good actions on account of certain advantages, e.g.,
when a citizen does his duty because he ... Thus we are free when we arrange
our actions entirely according to the laws of the understanding and of reason,
and the more ...
|If the flesh hinders us of our duty, it is our enemy ; and then our misery is, not that |
the flesh is weak, but that it is too ... It is not enough to say, I desire to serve God,
and cannot as I would : I would fain love God above all things in the ... For those
things which are in our hand, are under the power of our will, and therefore are to
be commanded by it. ... but I can ease your spirit ; and "God accepts us," saith the
apostle, "according to what a man hath, and not according to what he hath not.
|according to nature, and to obey those laws and directions which nature, or the |
Author of nature, had prescribed for our conduct.19 So far the Stoical idea of
propriety and virtue is not very different from 20 that of Aristotle and ... That we
ourselves were but one, and that consequently wherever our prosperity was
inconsistent with that, either of the ... If, without violating any more sacred
obligation, it was in our power to prevent or put an end to their calamity, it
undoubtedly was our duty ...
|And thus, by a due consideration and examining any good proposed, it is in our |
power, to raise our desires, in a due ... in pursuit of our happiness; and 'tis not a
fault, but a perfection of our nature to desire, will, and act according to the last ...
|The sentiment here is, that if we have felt it our duty to aid in a cause of |
benevolence, and have commenced it, and have ... We should not regard
ourselves as released from our obligation, but should, from a regard to
consistency and our ... For if" there be first a willing mind, it is accepted according
to that a man hath, and not according to that he hath not. n Luke xxi. ... powers ; it
may not be as much as we would desire to render, but it is all that God demands,
and is acceptable to him.