„Count all wickedness foreign and alien.“

§ 5
From Lives and Opinions of the Eminent Philosophers by Diogenes Laërtius
Eredeti: (el) τὰ πονηρὰ νόμιζε πάντα ξενικά.

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Antiszthenész fénykép
-444 - -365 i.e.

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Herbert Marcuse fénykép
Francis of Assisi fénykép

„Holy wisdom confounds Satan and all his wickednesses.“

—  Francis of Assisi Catholic saint and founder of the Franciscan Order 1182 - 1226

Salutation of the Virtues
Kontextus: Hail, queen wisdom! May the Lord save thee with thy sister holy pure simplicity!
O Lady, holy poverty, may the Lord save thee with thy sister holy humility!
O Lady, holy charity, may the Lord save thee with thy sister holy obedience!
O all ye most holy virtues, may the Lord, from whom you proceed and come, save you!
There is absolutely no man in the whole world who can possess one among you unless he first die.
He who possesses one and does not offend the others, possesses all; and he who offends one, possesses none and offends all; and every one [of them] confounds vices and sins.
Holy wisdom confounds Satan and all his wickednesses.
Pure holy simplicity confounds all the wisdom of this world and the wisdom of the flesh.
Holy poverty confounds cupidity and avarice and the cares of this world.
Holy humility confounds pride and all the men of this world and all things that are in the world.
Holy charity confounds all diabolical and fleshly temptations and all fleshly fears.
Holy obedience confounds all bodily and fleshly desires and keeps the body mortified to the obedience of the spirit and to the obedience of one's brother and makes a man subject to all the men of this world and not to men alone, but also to all beasts and wild animals, so that they may do with him whatsoever they will, in so far as it may be granted to them from above by the Lord.

Robert Cecil, 1st Viscount Cecil of Chelwood fénykép
Ursula K. Le Guin fénykép

„All men were alien one to another, at times, not only aliens.“

—  Ursula K. Le Guin, Hainish Cycle

Forrás: Hainish Cycle, Planet of Exile (1966), Chapter 4 (The Tall Young Men)

Clifford D. Simak fénykép
Democritus fénykép

„Of all things the worst to teach the young is dalliance, for it is this that is the parent of those pleasures from which wickedness springs.“

—  Democritus Ancient Greek philosopher, pupil of Leucippus, founder of the atomic theory

Source Book in Ancient Philosophy (1907)

Laurence Sterne fénykép

„Keyholes are the occasions of more sin and wickedness, than all other holes in this world put together.“

—  Laurence Sterne, könyv The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman

Forrás: The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman

Charles Lyell fénykép
Kenneth Grahame fénykép

„This is an evil world, and sometimes I begin to think that all the wickedness in it is not entirely bottled up inside the dragons“

—  Kenneth Grahame, könyv The Reluctant Dragon

Dream Days (1898), The Reluctant Dragon
Kontextus: "Our villagers are the biggest story-tellers in all the country round. It's a known fact. You're a stranger in these parts, or else you'd have heard it already. All they want is a fight. They're the most awful beggars for getting up fights — it's meat and drink to them. … I've no doubt they've been telling you what a hero you were, and how you were bound to win, in the cause of right and justice, and so on; but let me tell you, I came down the street just now, and they were betting six to four on the dragon freely!"
"Six to four on the dragon!" murmured St. George sadly, resting his cheek on his hand. "This is an evil world, and sometimes I begin to think that all the wickedness in it is not entirely bottled up inside the dragons..."

Harry Harrison fénykép
John Jay Chapman fénykép
David Frawley fénykép
Lord Dunsany fénykép

„It was quite dark when he went by the towers of Tor, where archers shoot ivory arrows at strangers lest any foreigner should alter their laws, which are bad, but not to be altered by mere aliens.“

—  Lord Dunsany Irish writer and dramatist 1878 - 1957

The Book of Wonder http://www.gutenberg.org/dirs/etext05/8wond10.txt, Distressing Tale of Thangobrind the Jeweller

Theodore Roosevelt fénykép
Alexis De Tocqueville fénykép
Confucius fénykép

„To see and listen to the wicked is already the beginning of wickedness“

—  Confucius Chinese teacher, editor, politician, and philosopher -551 - -479 i.e.

Thomas Paine fénykép

„Society is produced by our wants, and government by wickedness“

—  Thomas Paine English and American political activist 1737 - 1809

1770s, Common Sense (1776)
Kontextus: Society is produced by our wants, and government by wickedness; the former promotes our happiness positively by uniting our affections, the latter negatively by restraining our vices. The one encourages intercourse, the other creates distinctions. The first is a patron, the last a punisher. Society in every state is a blessing, but government even in its best state is but a necessary evil.

Ralph Waldo Emerson fénykép

„Children are all foreigners.“

—  Ralph Waldo Emerson American philosopher, essayist, and poet 1803 - 1882

25 September 1839
1820s, Journals (1822–1863)

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