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|We seldom find any person of good sense, except those who share our opinions. |
- La Rochefoucauld, Francois De Great souls are not those who have fewer
passions and more virtues than others, but only those who have greater designs.
|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 ...|
|... we admire their astuteness. - Hightower, Cullen You may easily play a joke on |
a man who likes to argue -- agree with him. ... La Rochefoucauld, Francois De
We seldom find any person of good sense, except those who share our opinions.
|Persons of good sense, I have since observed, seldom fall into it, except lawyers, |
university men, and men of all sorts that have ... He was of opinion that it was
improper, and that they were naturally unequal to it. ... As we parted without
settling the point, and were not to see one another again for some time, I sat
down to put my arguments in ... Three or four letters of a side had passed, when
my father happened to find my papers and read them. ... I had never before seen
any of them.
|We need room to clarify and to reformulate our thoughts or feelings. When we |
experience understanding, we are freed to share more clearly, to get deeper into
ourselves. ... effect of putting ourselves into words and then putting ourselves in
these words out toward another: ". . . no man can come to know himself except as
an outcome of ... I used to try to tell him about what goes on inside of me, but I'd
sense him tensing up. ... I've started talking much more to my mother or my best
|My classmates and I were seldom given opportunities to work, talk, or learn |
together. ... It is concerned with getting things done as students explore, question,
and arrive at conclusions that no one student could have reached alone. ... It
takes time and questions and trust to get to a place where we each can clarify our
own views or understand new things ... this sharing allows us to rub our ideas
and opinions against those of other group members and can often lead us to
insights we ...
|This man became a prisoner under Sergeant Forbes-Mitchell's special custody, |
and, in return for some Blight kindness and ... from the sergeant, told him his
history and many facts about the Mutiny which, if true, add to our knowledge of
events. ... When they make promises, they intend to keep them ; but when they
find them inconvenient, they choose to forget them. ... choosing to elaborate their
sense rather than to allow it to suffer for the sake of the jingle of words, but we
seldom fall in ...
|but on the contrary, if they fall any thing below the opinion that is conceived of |
him, though they might raise the ... of fame, that, notwithstanding all these
mortifying considerations, can engage a man in so desperate a pursuit; and yet, if
we consider ... sense, and for a while set the appetite at rest; but fame is a good
so wholly foreign to our natures, that we have no ... of an object we only find that
share of pleasure which it is capable of giving us, but in the loss of it we do not
proportion our ...
|He cannot share our heart with any other. He tolerates even less the excuses by |
which we would convince ourselves that our heart is justly divided. [It is such
excuses that ... Nothing constricts it, and in accordance with the promise, it
becomes, in a certain sense, one with God himself. “You only, Oh my God, ... Let
anyone ask them at any moment, “Do you will to suffer what you suffer? Do you
desire to ... You seek such as these to worship You, but seldom find them!
There are few ...
|Further experiments in the effect of sounds upon these insects showed that they |
hear none of the noises that enter our ears. A pistol-shot over them was
unnoticed, except by the mechanical jarring of the air which it caused. These and
similar tests have developed the conclusion that the insect world is wholly
removed from the larger animals in its senses of colour and ... the vibrations of
any organ pipe is harmony for animals whose avenues of hearing are larger than
those of mankind.