Quotes: inclinations

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  • Erwin W. Lutzer
    Erwin W. Lutzer
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    Christianity demands a level of caring that transcends human inclinations.
  • E. M. Cioran
    E. M. Cioran
    French philosopher 1911-
    E. M. Cioran
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    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.
  • Henry Miller
    Henry Miller
    American writer 1891-1980
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    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.
  • Francis Bacon
    Francis Bacon
    English philosopher and statesman 1561-1626
    Francis Bacon
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    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.
  • Washington Irving
    Washington Irving
    American writer 1783-1859
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    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.
  • Blaise Pascal
    Blaise Pascal
    French physicist, mathematician and philosopher 1623-1662
    Blaise Pascal
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    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)
  • William Penn
    William Penn
    English religious leader, founder of Pennsylvania 1644-1718
    William Penn
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    To be innocent is to be not guilty; but to be virtuous is to overcome our evil inclinations.
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