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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 ...
|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 ...
|The fewer things we want, the more we resemble God. IT was the common boast |
of the Heathen philosophers, that by the efficacy of their several doctrines they
made human nature resemble the divine. ... best idea we are able of the Divine
nature, it should be our next care to conform ourselves ABOVE NATURAL