Michael Joseph Oakeshott Quotes

Top 9 wise famous quotes and sayings by Michael Joseph Oakeshott

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Michael Joseph Oakeshott quotes: It is difficult to thinkof any circumstances where learning may be said to be impossible. It is difficult to thinkof any circumstances where learning may be said to be impossible.
Michael Joseph Oakeshott quotes: Our predicament is not the difficulty of attaining happiness, but the difficult of avoiding the misery to which the pursuit of happiness exposes us. Our predicament is not the difficulty of attaining happiness, but the difficult of avoiding the misery to which the pursuit of happiness exposes us.
Michael Joseph Oakeshott quotes: Every human being is born an heir to an inheritance to which he can succeed only in a process of learning. Every human being is born an heir to an inheritance to which he can succeed only in a process of learning.
Michael Joseph Oakeshott quotes: The man of conservative temperament believes that a known good is not lightly to be surrendered for an unknown better. The man of conservative temperament believes that a known good is not lightly to be surrendered for an unknown better.
Michael Joseph Oakeshott quotes: Economics is not an attempt to generalize human desires or human behavior; but to generalize the phenomena of price. Economics is not an attempt to generalize human desires or human behavior; but to generalize the phenomena of price.
Michael Joseph Oakeshott quotes: It is certain that most who concentrate upon achievement miss life. It is certain that most who concentrate upon achievement miss life.
Michael Joseph Oakeshott quotes: The conjunction of ruling and dreaming generates tyranny. The conjunction of ruling and dreaming generates tyranny.
Michael Joseph Oakeshott quotes: History is what the evidence compels us to believe. History is what the evidence compels us to believe.