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In general a thing is romantic when, as Aristotle would say, it is wonderful rather than probable; in other words, when it violate ...
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 most evident difference between man and animals is this: the beast, in as much as it is largely motivated by the senses and wi ...
History cannot, like physical science, deduce causal laws of general application. All attempts have failed to discover laws of "ca ...
Miracles are like jokes. They relieve our tension suddenly by setting us free from the chain of cause and effect.
Cause and effect are two sides of one fact.
Punishment is a fruit that unsuspected ripens within the flower of the pleasure which concealed it. Cause and effect, means and en ...
If you believe in the soul, do not clutch at sensual sweetness before it is ripe on the slow tree of cause and effect.
It is not an arbitrary "decree of God," but in the nature of man, that a veil shuts down on the facts of to-morrow; for the soul w ...
Skepticism is unbelief in cause and effect. A man does not see, that, as he eats, so he thinks: as he deals, so he is, and so he a ...
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