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|This one account of our apostle, sets his character, considered as an orator only, |
above all the celebrated relations of the skill and ... The fewer our wants, the
nearer we resemble the gods. ... all-sufficient This last character, when divested
of the glue J human philosophy that surrounds it signifies o» more than that a
|The fewer our wants, the nearer we resemble the gods. ... as they vainly |
imagined the happiness of the Supreme Being to consist in On the other hand,
the most virtuous sect of philosophers have created a chimerical wise man,
whom they ...
|The spirituality of Socrates can be found in his following quotes: “The end of life is |
to be like God, and the soul following God • will be like him.” “I pray thee, O God,
that I may be beautiful within.” • “The fewer our wants the more we resemble the ...
|"The fewer our wants," Socrates said, "the more we resemble the gods." By |
keeping their material life simple, Dale and Terry are able to resemble the gods
at a bargain price. In 1980, when they started their business, they made $4,000.
|(Marcus Aurelius) To be without some of the things you want is an indispensable |
part of happiness. (Bertrand Russell) The fewer our wants the more we resemble
the Gods. (Socrates) Happiness is not needing it. (Seneca) The second illusion ...
|It hides its catering to humanity's most base instincts under the glossy modernity |
wrapping. ... Socrates averred that 'the fewer our wants, the more we resemble
the Gods' and that 'worthless people love to eat and drink; people of worth eat
Jennifer Leigh Selig - 2004 - Preview
|When you think about some of the people you most associate with spirituality— |
Jesus, Buddha, Gandhi, Mother Teresa, Lao Tzu, the saints ... Socrates
understood this when he taught, "The fewer our wants, the more we resemble the
|One is not to get your heart's desire; the other is to get it. - Socrates The fewer our |
wants the more we resemble the Gods. - Socrates Desire is the essence of a man
. - Spinoza, Baruch (Benedict de) The desire of the man is for the woman, but ...
|What we may obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly: 'tis dearness only that |
gives every thing its value. ---Thomas Paine, The American Crisis. ... ---G. K.
Nielson The fewer our wants the more we resemble the Gods. ---Socrates The
|Socrates Life contains but two tragedies. One is not to get your heart's desire; the |
other is to get it. - Socrates The fewer our wants the more we resemble the Gods.
- Socrates False words are not only evil in themselves, but they infect the soul ...