A 35-Year Personal Compilation of Extracted Quotes (Nos 251-300)
251 … no virtue is more universally accepted as a test of good character than trustworthiness. Dependability is possible only in so far as the whole personality achieves a staunch unity that can be counted upon.
252 . . . every road man has ever traveled towards determinism has wound around to face him with this inevitable fact, i.e. “man is the only animal that deliberately undertakes while reshaping his outer world, to reshape himself also” . . . professor hocking.
253 . . . any adequate treatment of personality must face the realistic fact of man’s capacity not simply to submit to what life does to him, but to handle it, reshape it, transform it even, rise above it and achieve victory in the face of it. The same fire that burns the wood, hardens the steel.
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