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The present contains nothing more than the past, and what is found in the effect was already in the cause.
Before the effect one believes in different causes than one does after the effect.
There is not any present moment that is unconnected with some future one. The life of every man is a continued chain of incidents, ...
In general a thing is romantic when, as Aristotle would say, it is wonderful rather than probable; in other words, when it violate ...
Human knowledge and human power meet in one; for where the cause is not known the effect cannot be produced. Nature to be commande ...
Thinking is seeing.... Every human science is based on deduction, which is a slow process of seeing by which we work up from the e ...
Other countries drink to get drunk, and this is accepted by everyone; in France, drunkenness is a consequence, never an intention. ...
Miracles are like jokes. They relieve our tension suddenly by setting us free from the chain of cause and effect.
Between a sign and the thing it signifies there is the fixed, determined relationship of cause and effect. We see this in the case ...
The law before us, my lords, seems to be the effect of that practice of which it is intended likewise to be the cause, and to be d ...
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