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John Erwin McCall - 1898 - Read
|I"-i' In jealousy there is less of love'tha'n~of self-love. . ' ' ' ' '-i ' ' '5'i"' ' -To livewithout |
envy is a certain indication-of' great qualities. ' ' " "" " ' The virtues and vices are all
put in motion by interest. _ ' " n.- Self-love is more artful than the most artful ...
|The virtue that was received from heaven was as great as a mountain. Chinese. |
53. The virtues and vices are put in motion by interest. Rochefoucauld. 54. The
virtuous nothing fear but life with shame, And death's a pleasant road that leads
|Samuel Johnson “The virtues and vices are all put in motion by interest.” — La |
Rochefoucauld “You cannot run with the hare and hunt with the hounds.” —
Lydgate “Fate makes our relatives, choice makes our friends.” — Jacques Delille
|Where the distress os' which 1 have great pleasure in quot- a friend contributes to |
our interest, ing. ' Extraordinary haste to ... Were it * The virtues and vices are all
set just, what empty sounds are friend- in motion by interest.' This is ano- of the ...
|The 250th-anniversary edition of the influential treatise on social responsibility that has shaped leaders from Bill Gates to Barack Obama Best known for his revolutionary free-market economics treatise The Wealth of Nations, Adam Smith was ...|
|She's all I've got. ... But interest in the virtues has never really been far from the |
thoughts of mass audiences whenever they read novels, watched plays, or
viewed ... Audiences, elite and popular, are drawn to questions of virtue and vice
perhaps because so much of our welfare depends on our own ... Virtues are
excellent qualities of individuals that make them valuable to themselves and to
other people ...
|That this is so, appears hence : That though that passes for virtue in one place, |
which is elsewhere accounted vice, yet every where ... and the neglect of them
breeds mischief and confusion : And therefore men, without renouncing all sense
and reason, and their own interest, ... whereby we put an end to that perception
and motion in the nun: All which simple ideas are comprehended in the word
|... not perceive that his virtues and vices are wholly owing to the different |
modisications of personal interest (b); that all equally tend to their happiness; ... If
the physical universe be subject to the laws of motion, the moral universe is
equally so to those of interest. ... The Germans, sa s Tacitus, make and receive
presents, wit out any reciprocations of gratitude ; it is in favour of the unfortunate,
and to multiply ...
|... perceive that his virtues and vices are wholly owing to the different |
modifications of personal interest (b) ; that all equally tend to their happiness ;
that it is ... If the physical universe be subject to the laws of motion, the moral
universe is equally so to those of interest. ... The cruel mars on the contrary, is he,
to The Germans, fays Tacitus, make and re- vvhom the sight of another's
misfortunes ceive presents, ...
|It breaks through all ties natural and civil, disregards the most sacred and solemn |
oblations, silences every other affection, whether ... Whereas, the man who keeps
the balance of as. ffctwr- even, is easy and serene in his motions ; anld, =md yet
... himself; is not liable to disagreeable colli- ii roi of interests and passions ; gives
always place to the mect friendly and humane ... The gratifications of vice are
turbulent and unna'ural, generally arising from the relief of passions in
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