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|She had spoken of it on the last occasion when her elder son had seen her alive, |
on the eve of his going to Flanders to ... That last day, says Cicero, does not bring
extinction to us, but change of place, and if we live in this world worthily, we ...
|“The last day does not bring extinction to us, but change of place.” ~ Cicero The |
above quote reminds me of a story I once heard that is a metaphor for death. This
is my version of that story: There was a beautiful sleek wooden sailing ship with ...
|Chopra, Deepak I am ready to meet my maker, but whether my maker is prepared |
for the great ordeal of meeting me is another matter. - Churchill, Winston That last
day does not bring extinction to us, but change of place. - Cicero, Marcus T.
|... for whom the world did not suffice (said of Alexander the Great) sumite |
materiam vestris, qui scribitis, aequam viribus, ... loci: the last day does not bring
extinction to us, but change of place (Cicero) suum cuique incommodum
ferendum est, ...
|Through these stories, Kolbert provides a moving account of the disappearances occurring all around us and traces the evolution of extinction as concept, from its first articulation by Georges Cuvier in revolutionary Paris up through the ...|
|Cicero, Marcus T. That last day does not bring extinction to us, but change of |
place. - Cicero, Marcus T. The life of the dead is placed in the memory of the
living. - Cicero, Marcus T. The budget should be balanced, the treasury should be
|He refers to an 'allegory', as he calls it, 'that we men are put in a sort of guard post|
, from which one must not release oneself ... Moreover, Socrates argues that 'the
gods are our keepers, and we men are one of their possessions'; the gods
therefore would be angry and punish us if we destroyed ourselves before ... For if
the last day brings not extinction but change of place, what could be more
|Those people will be wrong. Indignation has its place, but only reason and |
understanding will save us from nuclear extinction. Science did not bring us the
Bomb. ... And how can the government modify the tax rules for R&D when it does
not know what it achieved with its last set of changes? There is the consolation
|I will sometimes refer to the Pleistocene but much more regularly deal in |
Quaternary terms. ... that enable us to trace the turmoil of faunal development,
change, replacement and extinction that took place during the last 65 million
years. ... It will also bring us to the near present, represented by the Quaternary,
which is the time period of the main focus of this book. ... Biological assortment is
not only the prerogative of genetics: genes are spread out and brought together
by geological ...
|This is the meaning of the constantly repeated and consistently piled up |
adjectives (as if one alone would not do it) such ... Aristotle wrote that there are
four kinds of change: local motion (moving from place to place), quantitative
change (growing taller), qualitative change (growing wiser), and the most radical
change of all, generation and extinction (birth and death). ... we experience time
very differently depending on whether we are bored or interested, but it does not
take us very far.