Quotes 1 till 5 of 5.
British Philosopher 1820-19030
A living thing is distinguished from a dead thing by the multiplicity of the changes at any moment taking place in it.
St. Augustine of Hippo
Roman African Christian theologian and philosopher 354-4300
By faithfulness we are collected and wound up into unity within ourselves, whereas we had been scattered abroad in multiplicity.
One principle reason why men are so often useless is that they divide and shift their attention among a multiplicity of objects and pursuits.
English writer 1709-17840
Sir, that all who are happy, are equally happy, is not true. A peasant and a philosopher may be equally satisfied, but not equally happy. Happiness consists in the multiplicity of agreeable consciousness.
Sir Isaac Newton
British scientist, mathematician 1642-17270
Truth is ever to be found in simplicity, and not in the multiplicity and confusion of things.Source: Rules for methodizing the Apocalypse Rule 9