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|Christie, Agatha Great is the power of habit. It teaches us to bear fatigue and to |
despise wounds and pain. - Cicero, Marcus T. To exist is a habit I do not despair
of acquiring. - Cioran, E. M. The more deeply the path is etched, the more it is
|Hence, the possibility of conceiving the essay that gives the title to one of |
Cioran's books and to the first collection of his work in English, The Temptation to
Exist. “To exist,” Cioran says in that essay, “is a habit I do not despair of acquiring.
|To exist is a habit I do not despair of acquiring. You are done for—a living dead |
man—not when you stop loving but stop hating. Hatred preserves: in it, in its
chemistry, resides the “mystery” of life. Not for nothing is hatred still the best tonic
Carol A. Dingle - 2000 - 192 pages
|Man must vanquish himself, must do himself violence, in order to perform the |
slightest action untainted by evil. To exist is ... There is no means of proving it is
preferable to be than not to be. ... To exist is a habit I do not despair of acquiring.
|It was not just the prevailing housing shortage but also the parish laws tying |
commonage rights to the house which were ... Added to this was the outworkers'
mental and spiritual approach to their basis of existence, which will be discussed
later on. The outworkers had other habits too, acquired in prosperous times,
which did them harm when earnings fell. ... was expressed in new habits, needs
and forms of behaviour, had a catastrophic effect in times of crisis and
|However, what good is moral law if it does not sanctify reiteration, above all if it |
does not make reiteration possible and give us ... of a passion) we throw
ourselves into a demonic and already damned exercise which can end only in
despair or boredom. ... It is useless to point to the existence of immoral or bad
habits: it is the form of habit - or, as Bergson used to say, the habit of acquiring
habits (the whole ...
G. Simon Harak - 1997 - 240 pages
|Yet this acquired habit of English does not alter his nature as a being capable of |
learning many languages and perceiving the ... If certain potentia were not
developed these potentia still exist. ... internalized oppression causes us to forget
; humans hope, internalized oppression breeds despair; humans discern,
|with class set aside will come into existence through thrift and spirit in pursuits of |
peace, with homes secure and ... Why, then, at the conclusion of the war should
the British Empire despair, even with the fabulous debt brooding over her, ... The
word "chocolate" does not convey a definite impression distinctive of your
manufacture, nor does it promote a buying habit directed especially toward your
|That I did express a hope, and that i do still feel a confident expectation, that the |
ne roes,on acquiring their freedom, ... that a gradual melioration in this particular,
may be effected, and that they may be brought into more industrious habits. ...
and the due enforcement of the laws, so that it may be generally known that
control still exists although placed in different ... Mr. Davis did not despair of
beneficial results from the apprenticeship system, and he rather attributed the
mischief that had ...
|Some could buy a new car with the money they now spend on lifeless foods and |
on the diets and programs used in an attempt to get rid of the fat created by those
... You cannot eliminate a bad habit if you do not acknowledge that it exists. ...
Please spare your children the anguish and despair you may have experienced.