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|Unknown Source At eighteen our convictions are hills from which we look; at forty|
-five they are caves in which we hide. Unknown Source It ... Franklin D. Roosevelt
The nobility of a human being is strictly independent of that of his convictions.
|1 ( 1 920; repr. in Yes No: Poems ami Sayings, 'Sayings," ed. by Remy Hall. 1 |
990). 27 The nobility of a human being is strictly independent of that of his
convictions. JEAN ROSTAND (1894-1977), French biologist, writer, Oners d'un
|Franklin D. Roosevelt The nobility of a human being is strictly independent of that |
of his convictions. Jean Rostand What we need is not the will to believe, but the
wish to find out. Bertrand Russell When the intensity of emotional conviction ...
|Rostand, Jean Beauty in art is often nothing but ugliness subdued. - Rostand, |
Jean The nobility of a human being is strictly independent of that of his
convictions. - Rostand, Jean Prerequisite for rereadability in books: that they be
|The morally good for Plato/Socrates95 and Aristotle always at least partly implies |
a person's welfare and happiness. Hence neither of these makes the principle of
morality self-sufficient or fully independent of these factors. Despite the 'nobility'
and subtlety of their conceptions, the good and hence its principle does not
escape the status of being 'good for me' in the ... Despite Kierkegaard's
acknowledgement of Socrates' turning away from the Sophists, it is his overall
conviction that (as ...
|'gentleman' without being a great lord or a squire or owner of any kind; but I |
would be completely unable to carry myself thus ... Well then, the social
dissemination of the ideal of human dignity is dialectically opposed to the
preservation of those ... Naturally this tendency is encouraged by the critical
exposure of the failure of qualitative nobility among the 'nobles', the ... oneself
from external things is, strictly speaking, within reach of everyone: 'to possess as
if we did not possess'; 'not to ...
|Scheler writes that the functions of the figurative expression 'heart 'bring before |
our eyes a strictly objective sphere of ... Indeed, it is more independent of men
than the validity of that proposition' (1973b, 118). ... The connections between
nobility and particular virtues also have a history For instance, the virtue of
generosity was a ... In The Passions of the Soul, Descartes consciously re-
interpreted the prevailing sense of generosity of his own time in terms of the
rational human being as ...
|full nobility, the full dignity of human existence precisely because it is a sphere of |
life where one can come face to face with ... the idea that there is something
inherently tragic in human life and in the choices we have to make as human
beings; the ... Needless to say, that defeats Weber's intention to keep “values” out
of his sociology.28 Weber's basic idea is that we ... is only one example of the
strict either/or choices that life forces upon us, but for Weber it is a very important
Leonard Bacon, Joseph Parrish Thompson, Richard Salter Storrs - 1898 - Read - More editions
|He was clad in the coarse garb of a Dominican friar; a black mantle covered the |
white tunic that fell to his sandaled feet. ... be considered as a man intense in his
convictions that he had a message to deliver to a world sunk in misery and sin. ...
In fact, Alexander VI has been pictured as the incarnation of every vice which has
stained humanity in a civilized land and ... by the signory to quiet the people,
when they threatened to rise against the nobility who had so long oppressed