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|'There is no sin except stupidity.' ” It was the last straw for me, although Erik had |
maintained his equilibrium remarkably well during the long tirade we'd been
subjected to from the moment we'd leaned back from the dinner table. Lavinia,
|There is no Sin except stupidity. Oscar Wilde What has economics got to do with |
sin or indeed vice versa? These are the questions typically asked in connection
with the present endeavour. A bold initial step could be taken, from a religious ...
|Ordinary cruelty is simply stupidity. It is the entire want of imagination. Letters to |
the Editor of The Daily Chronicle (Letters, p848) 1534. There is no sin except
stupidity. The Critic as Artist (Works, p¡¡53) 1535. Nothing pains me except
|People cry out against the sinner, yet is is not the sinful but the stupid who are our |
shame. There is no sin except stupidity. « The body sins once and has done with
its sin, for action is a mode of purification. Nothing remains then but the ...
|On another register, the movement between French, German, Spanish, and |
English appropriations of "stupidity" reveals ... "There Is No Sin Except Stupidity" (
Oscar Wilde) In "Bonheur bete" Henri Michaux exclaims: "II n'a pas de limites, pas
|Oscar Wilde, an Irish writer once said: “There is no sin except stupidity”. So, is it a |
sin or stupidity to make some lovable cried? Is it a sin or stupidity to be indifferent
to them who love you? Maybe it is stupidity but up to an extent, it is also a sin.
|Son: As St. Augustine says, to abstain from sin when one can no longer sin is to |
be forsaken by sin, not to forsake it. As O. Wilde says, there is no sin except
stupidity. I'm evading the stupid gambling debts. Father: You've persecuted your ...
|Through a dialogue between two fictional characters in one of his “critical writings|
”, one of the characters claimed, “There is no sin except stupidity.” A painfully
candid assessment, indeed. Another critic of prevalent sin was the poetic, ...
|'When they are confused, Chaos has come again.' Yet if insanity is splendid, what |
is wrong with Chaos? Again, the question remains unasked and therefore
conveniently unanswered. 'There is no sin except stupidity', says Gilbert, and one
|Augustine of Hippo, Of Spirit and Letter, 5, (5th century) 9 We are not born in our |
full development, but with a capacity for good and evil; we are begotten as well
without ... Lord Byron, Don Juan, i, 133 (1824) 18 There is no sin except stupidity.