Augustus William Hare Quotes

Top 55 wise famous quotes and sayings by Augustus William Hare

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Augustus William Hare quotes: Philosophy is the love of wisdom: Christianity is the wisdom of love. Philosophy is the love of wisdom: Christianity is the wisdom of love.
Augustus William Hare quotes: Few are aware that they want any thing, except pounds schillings and pence. Few are aware that they want any thing, except pounds schillings and pence.
Augustus William Hare quotes: Some minds are made of blotting-paper: you can write nothing on them distinctly. They swallow the ink, and you find a large spot. Some minds are made of blotting-paper: you can write nothing on them distinctly. They swallow the ink, and you find a large spot.
Augustus William Hare quotes: Many a man's vices have at first been nothing worse than good qualities run wild. Many a man's vices have at first been nothing worse than good qualities run wild.
Augustus William Hare quotes: If you wish a general to be beaten, send him a ream full of instructions; if you wish him to succeed, give him a destination, and bid him conquer. If you wish a general to be beaten, send him a ream full of instructions; if you wish him to succeed, give him a destination, and bid him conquer.
Augustus William Hare quotes: Why do critics make such an outcry against tragicomedies? is not life one? Why do critics make such an outcry against tragicomedies? is not life one?
Augustus William Hare quotes: In the moment of our creation we receive the stamp of our individuality; and much of life is spent in rubbing off or defacing the impression. In the moment of our creation we receive the stamp of our individuality; and much of life is spent in rubbing off or defacing the impression.
Augustus William Hare quotes: Who is fit to govern others? He who governs himself. You might as well have said: nobody. Who is fit to govern others? He who governs himself. You might as well have said: nobody.
Augustus William Hare quotes: Mythology is not religion. It may rather be regarded as the ancient substitute, the poetical counterpart, for dogmatic theology. Mythology is not religion. It may rather be regarded as the ancient substitute, the poetical counterpart, for dogmatic theology.
Augustus William Hare quotes: Science sees signs; Poetry, the thing signified.Co-author with his brother Julius Hare. Science sees signs; Poetry, the thing signified.
Co-author with his brother Julius Hare.
Augustus William Hare quotes: Few take advice, or physic, without wry faces at it. Few take advice, or physic, without wry faces at it.
Augustus William Hare quotes: I was surprised just now at seeing a cobweb around a knocker; for it was not on the door of heaven. I was surprised just now at seeing a cobweb around a knocker; for it was not on the door of heaven.
Augustus William Hare quotes: I could hardly feel much confidence in a man who had never been imposed upon. I could hardly feel much confidence in a man who had never been imposed upon.
Augustus William Hare quotes: Every wise man lives in an observatory. Every wise man lives in an observatory.
Augustus William Hare quotes: I like the smell of a dunged field, and the tumult of a popular election. I like the smell of a dunged field, and the tumult of a popular election.
Augustus William Hare quotes: How deeply rooted must unbelief be in our hearts when we are surprised to find our prayers answered. How deeply rooted must unbelief be in our hearts when we are surprised to find our prayers answered.
Augustus William Hare quotes: Many men spend their lives in gazing at their own shadows, and so dwindle away into shadows thereof. Many men spend their lives in gazing at their own shadows, and so dwindle away into shadows thereof.
Augustus William Hare quotes: The most mischievous liars are those who keep sliding on the verge of truth. The most mischievous liars are those who keep sliding on the verge of truth.
Augustus William Hare quotes: When we skim along the surface of history we see little but the rough barren rocks that rise out of it. When we skim along the surface of history we see little but the rough barren rocks that rise out of it.
Augustus William Hare quotes: Excessive indulgence to others, especially to children is in fact only self-indulgence under an alias. Excessive indulgence to others, especially to children is in fact only self-indulgence under an alias.
Augustus William Hare quotes: True modesty does not consist in an ignorance of our merits, but in a due estimate of them. True modesty does not consist in an ignorance of our merits, but in a due estimate of them.
Augustus William Hare quotes: To know the hight [sic] of a mountain, one must climb it. To know the hight [sic] of a mountain, one must climb it.
Augustus William Hare quotes: A youth's love is the more passionate; virgin love is the more idolatrous. A youth's love is the more passionate; virgin love is the more idolatrous.
Augustus William Hare quotes: It is natural that affluence should be followed by influence. It is natural that affluence should be followed by influence.
Augustus William Hare quotes: We look to our last sickness for repentance, unmindful that it is during a recovery men repent, not during a sickness. We look to our last sickness for repentance, unmindful that it is during a recovery men repent, not during a sickness.
Augustus William Hare quotes: Is bread the better for kneading? so is the heart. Knead it then by spiritual exercises; or God must knead it by afflictions. Is bread the better for kneading? so is the heart. Knead it then by spiritual exercises; or God must knead it by afflictions.
Augustus William Hare quotes: Seeking is not always the way to find. Seeking is not always the way to find.
Augustus William Hare quotes: Temporary madness may be necessary in some cases, to cleanse and renovate the mind; just as a fit of illness is to carry off the humours of the body. Temporary madness may be necessary in some cases, to cleanse and renovate the mind; just as a fit of illness is to carry off the humours of the body.
Augustus William Hare quotes: We like slipping, but not falling; our real anxiety is to be tempted enough. We like slipping, but not falling; our real anxiety is to be tempted enough.
Augustus William Hare quotes: Philosophy cannot raise the commonalty up to her level: so, if she is to become popular, she must sink to theirs. Philosophy cannot raise the commonalty up to her level: so, if she is to become popular, she must sink to theirs.
Augustus William Hare quotes: They who disbelieve in virtue because man has never been found perfect, might as reasonably deny the sun because it is not always noon. They who disbelieve in virtue because man has never been found perfect, might as reasonably deny the sun because it is not always noon.
Augustus William Hare quotes: One saves oneself much pain, by taking pains; much trouble, by taking trouble. One saves oneself much pain, by taking pains; much trouble, by taking trouble.