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" Things and actions are what they are, and the consequences of them will be what they will be : Why then should we desire to be deceived? "
The Nineteenth Century - Side 657
1886
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The Message of Man: A Book of Ethical Scriptures Gathered from Many Sources ...

1895 - 323 sider
...through ; But our own acts, for good or ill, are mightier powers. 12. Things are what they are, and the consequences of them will be what they will be. Why then should we desire to be deceived ? 13. Sow love, and taste its fruitage pure, Sow peace, and reap its harvest bright ; Sow sunbeams...
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Philosophy of Theism

Alexander Campbell Fraser - 1895 - 303 sider
...follow as facts and reason oblige me to go. "Things are what they are," as Bishop Butler says, " and the consequences of them will be what they will be ; why, then, should we desire to be deceived ? " Let us face facts, seeking only to know what they are, and, as far as we can, what they really...
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The Scottish Review, Bind 26

1895
...are,' says Bishop Butler in his unadorned but forcible English, ' things are what they are and tbe consequences of them will be what they will be: why, then, should we desire to be deceived ? ' Yet men do deceive themselves every day, pretending that many things are certain which are not...
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Studies Subsidiary to the Works of Bishop Butler, Bind 2

William Ewart Gladstone - 1896 - 370 sider
...and makes no alteration at all in the nature of our case. Things and actions are what they are, and the consequences of them will be what they will be : why then should we desire to be deceived ? As we are reasonable creatures, and have any regard to ourselves, we ought to lay these things plainly...
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Leaders of Thought in the English Church

William Macdonald Sinclair - 1896 - 378 sider
...reality of things and of the madness of selfdeception : ' Things and actions are what they are, and the consequences of them will be what they will be ; why then should we desire to be deceived ? ' — such a man, even if he was somewhat despotically imposed upon our youth, may yet well challenge...
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The Dial, Bind 20–21

Francis Fisher Browne - 1896
...and invention, but keeps under foot fancy, imagination, and feeling. " Things are as they are, and the consequences of them will be what they will be. Why then should we desire to be deceived ? " Butler never desired to be deceived, however gloomy and awful reality might be. There was little...
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SCHOPENHAUER'S SYSTEM IN IT'S PHILOSOPHICAL SIGNIFICANCE

WILLIAM CALDWELL, M.A., D.SC. - 1896
...they are/ says Bishop Butler in his unadorned but forcible English — ' things are what they are, and the consequences of them will be what they will be ; why, then, should we desire to be deceived ? ' Yet men do deceive themselves every day." * Say what one will about Schopenhauer, he seems, after...
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Studies in Interpretation: Keats-Clough-Matthew Arnold

William Henry Hudson - 1896 - 221 sider
...which may well be taken as the key to his own intellectual position. " Things are what they are, and the consequences of them will be what they will be ; why, then, should we desire to be deceived ? " " In that uncompromising sentence," so runs his comment, " is surely the right and salutary maxim...
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Schopenhauer's System in Its Philosophical Significance

William Caldwell - 1896 - 538 sider
...are,' says Bishop Butler in his unadorned but forcible English — ' things are what they are, and the consequences of them will be what they will be ; why, then, should we desire to be deceived ? ' Yet men do deceive themselves every day." * Say what one will about Schopenhauer, he seems, after...
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The Dial, Bind 20

Francis Fisher Browne, Waldo Ralph Browne, Scofield Thayer - 1896
...and invention, but keeps under foot fancy, imagination, and feeling. " Things are as they are, and the consequences of them will be what they will be. Why then should we desire to be deceived ? " Butler never desired to be deceived, however gloomy and awful reality might be. There was little...
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