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|Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von People are so constituted that everybody would |
rather undertake what they see others do, whether they have an aptitude for it or
not. - Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von The person born with a talent they are
|Men are so constituted that everybody would rather undertake himself what he |
sees done by others, whether he has ... souls who are in the elysium of so-called
good taste, where drowsy in tedious twilight, they are half alive, half not alive,
|... "People are so constituted that everybody would rather undertake what they |
see others do, whether they have an aptitude for it or not." Sometimes, in coming
to the realization they are climbing the wrong career ladder, people abruptly jump
Dixon Hearne, Philip L. Levin - 2008 - Snippet view
|People are so constituted that everybody would rather undertake what they see |
others do, whether they have an aptitude for it or not ~- Goethe Life 's Tragedy is
that we get old too soon and wise too late. - Benjamin Franklin After a colder ...
|His opposition of democracy on the one hand to the ravishing of virgins on the |
other verges on parody, and it gives us some ... were viewed as recipients of the
benefits of democracy rather than as active participants in the democratic system.
... people are horrified to see him so out of touch with reality, and those close to
him scold him for acting crazy; but when ... for “they say that everyone should
profess to be just, whether he is or not, and whoever does not make such a
profession is ...
|He thought if they could approximate from 2 to 3 per cent, they would have |
reached almost ideal conditions ; and ... They showed — and he thought that the
" Gas World" would show — that they manufactured last year rather over 11,824
... would agree with him that this constituted part of the manufacturing charges ;
and if so, why should the figure be taken into .... This might in some cases not be
possible ; but managers and others could get out figures for themselves, to see
|We continually see people act as if there were some different way of nursing the |
sick poor from that employed for the sick ... They are held to be, in some especial
sense, representatives of Jesus Christ, that is, more so than the sick or ignorant
rich. ... endure its trials and temptations, and persevere in it, who is not supported
by love of Jesus Christ, and who does not ... aptitude which constitutes a “calling,”
this employment gives happiness as much as any other congenial occupation.
|Very few people took naturally to teaching — it was not until after considerable |
labour, perseverance, and a steady ... he had been met with the reply, " Oh, but I
have no aptitude for teaching, and having given that as a reason, they think ...
Ministers might come, and ministers might go— and they often did go; trustees
might be obdurate, or congregations ... frequent iteration taught from books
issued thirty or forty years ago, would be to do so with rapidly diminishing schools
|But then came the industrial revolution and the West shot ahead and left the |
Eastern countries where they were before. From 1800 to 1950, the Western
industrialized world went ahead rather rapidly, and by 1950 the wealth per head
of the rich ... If one starts to think about what science and technology can do to a
country, you have to start with what a country can ..... There is nothing so
horrifying, destructive, repulsive, that someone, somewhere, does not see his
entire place in life, his ...
|Thinking of government as entrepreneur is a unique lens through which to view a |
subset – clearly not all government endeavors ... intent, ability to act in new and
innovative ways, and willingness to undertake policy actions that have uncertain
outcomes. ... Rather, we argue that a new aspect of a taxonomy of government
policy actions should be considered, and we are ... People of action who
perceive and react to knowledge do so in various ways; each internalizes the
public good in ...