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Christianity demands a level of caring that transcends human inclinations.
E. M. Cioran
French philosopher 1911-0
Does our ferocity not derive from the fact that our instincts are all too interested in other people? If we attended more to ourselves and became the center, the object of our murderous inclinations, the sum of our intolerances would diminish.
Each man has his own desires; all do not possess the same inclinations.
American writer 1891-19800
Every genuine boy is a rebel and an anarch. If he were allowed to develop according to his own instincts, his own inclinations, society would undergo such a radical transformation as to make the adult revolutionary cower and cringe.
English philosopher and statesman 1561-16260
People usually think according to their inclinations, speak according to their learning and ingrained opinions, but generally act according to custom.
Strong lives are motivated by dynamic purposes; lesser ones exist on wishes and inclinations.
The vote, cast in a free atmosphere and with all inclinations and parties at present, was after all a vote to the Islamic Republic, to national independence, to the Constitution and to the Islamic causes.
American writer 1783-18590
There is a serene and settled majesty to woodland scenery that enters into the soul and delights and elevates it, and fills it with noble inclinations.
French physicist, mathematician and philosopher 1623-16620
Things have different qualities, and the soul different inclinations; for nothing is simple which is presented to the soul, and the soul never presents itself simply to any object. Hence it comes that we weep and laugh at the same thing.Source: Pensees (1669)
English religious leader, founder of Pennsylvania 1644-17180
To be innocent is to be not guilty; but to be virtuous is to overcome our evil inclinations.