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Quotations From F.H. (FRANCIS HERBERT) BRADLEY

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  • 1.
    Metaphysics is the finding of bad reasons for what we believe upon instinct; but to find these reasons is no less an instinct.
    F.H. (Francis Herbert) Bradley (1846-1924), Welsh philosopher. Appearance and Reality, preface (1893).

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  • 2.
    "Adam knew Eve his wife and she conceived." It is a pity that this is still the only knowledge of their wives at which some men seem to arrive.
    F.H. (Francis Herbert) Bradley (1846-1924), British philosopher. Aphorisms, no. 94 (1930).
  • 3.
    There are persons who, when they cease to shock us, cease to interest us.
    F.H. (Francis Herbert) Bradley (1846-1924), British philosopher. Aphorisms, no. 20 (1930).
  • 4.
    There are those who so dislike the nude that they find something indecent in the naked truth.
    F.H. (Francis Herbert) Bradley (1846-1924), British philosopher. Aphorisms, no. 88 (1930).

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  • 5.
    The secret of happiness is to admire without desiring. And that is not happiness.
    F.H. (Francis Herbert) Bradley (1846-1924), British philosopher. Aphorisms, no. 33 (1930).

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  • 6.
    The one self-knowledge worth having is to know one's own mind.
    F.H. (Francis Herbert) Bradley (1846-1924), British philosopher. Aphorisms, no. 8 (1930).
  • 7.
    One said of suicide, "As long as one has brains one should not blow them out." And another answered, "But when one has ceased to have them, too often one cannot."
    F.H. (Francis Herbert) Bradley (1846-1924), British philosopher. Aphorisms, no. 48 (1930).

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  • 8.
    True penitence condemns to silence. What a man is ready to recall he would be willing to repeat.
    F.H. (Francis Herbert) Bradley (1846-1924), British philosopher. Aphorisms, no. 10 (1930).

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  • 9.
    Our live experiences, fixed in aphorisms, stiffen into cold epigrams. Our heart's blood, as we write it, turns to mere dull ink.
    F.H. (Francis Herbert) Bradley (1846-1924), British philosopher. Aphorisms, no. 25 (1930).

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  • 10.
    We say that a girl with her doll anticipates the mother. It is more true, perhaps, that most mothers are still but children with playthings.
    F.H. (Francis Herbert) Bradley (1846-1924), British philosopher. Aphorisms, no. 23 (1930).

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