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Quotations From F.H. (FRANCIS HERBERT) BRADLEY

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  • 11.
    The man who has ceased to fear has ceased to care.
    F.H. (Francis Herbert) Bradley (1846-1924), British philosopher. Aphorisms, no. 63 (1930).

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  • 12.
    The world is the best of all possible worlds, and everything in it is a necessary evil.
    F.H. (Francis Herbert) Bradley (1846-1924), Welsh philosopher. Appearance and Reality, preface (1893). See Voltaire and Cabell on pessimism.

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  • 13.
    Eclecticism. Every truth is so true that any truth must be false.
    F.H. (Francis Herbert) Bradley (1846-1924), British philosopher. Aphorisms, no. 6 (1930).

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  • 14.
    The force of the blow depends on the resistance. It is sometimes better not to struggle against temptation. Either fly or yield at once.
    F.H. (Francis Herbert) Bradley (1846-1924), British philosopher. Aphorisms, no. 75 (1930).

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  • 15.
    The deadliest foe to virtue would be complete self-knowledge.
    F.H. (Francis Herbert) Bradley (1846-1924), British philosopher. Aphorisms, no. 68 (1930).
  • 16.
    It is by a wise economy of nature that those who suffer without change, and whom no one can help, become uninteresting. Yet so it may happen that those who need sympathy the most often attract it the least.
    F.H. (Francis Herbert) Bradley (1846-1924), British philosopher. Aphorisms, no. 22 (1930).

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