F. H. Bradley Quotes
Francis Herbert Bradley OM (30 January 1846 – 18 September 1924) was a British idealist philosopher. His most important work was Appearance and Reality (1893).
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Our live experiences, fixed in aphorisms, stiffen into cold epigrams. Our heart's blood, as we write it, turns to mere dull ink.
The world is the best of all possible worlds, and everything in it is a necessary evil.
It is good to know what a man is, and also what the world takes him for. But you do not understand him until you have learnt how he understands himself.
When I hear that Possession is the grave of love, I remember that a religion may begin with the resurrection.
True penitence condemns to silence. What a man is ready to recall he would be willing to repeat.
It is by a wise economy of nature that those who suffer without change, and whom no one can help, become uninteresting. Yet so it may happen that those who need sympathy the most often attract it the least.
I will begin with the self-styled "Christian" party, who profess to base their morality on the New Testament. But whether it is really more Christian to follow or to ignore the teachings of the Gospels I shall not discuss.
There are those who so dislike the nude that they find something indecent in the naked truth.
Religion is rather the attempt to express the complete reality of goodness through every aspect of our being.