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85 Metaphors for « wo »

85 Metaphors for « wo »

  • As the King's will was law I accepted the charming bride he presented to me, and lived happily with her.
  • "DEAR MR. MARCHMONT, "I have gone into this case with great care and have now no doubt that the second will is a forgery.
  • Since the will is the primary and radical element in human nature, and intellect merely supervenes as something secondary, people are more likely to believe that the opinion you express with so much vehemence is due to the excited state of your will, rather than that the excitement of the will comes only from the ardent nature of your opinion.
  • But the subjecting the will is a thing which must be done at once, and the sooner the better."
  • With those wicked ones, and also those adulterers, who are called satans, the understanding is the principal agent; but with those who are called devils, the will is the principal agent.
  • "We know the will of God is our sanctification," said Marjorie slowly.
  • We will have some beloved indulgence, some pleasures, of which perhaps the will is the chief sin, and which, if but willingly resigned, might be reconsecrated for our use and enjoyment; and then darkness and gloominess of mind follow, and we light matches and farthing candles to comfort us, while these very resources keep us back from seeking the radical remedy.
  • The will, therefore, becomes the active principle in virtue of which speech is expressed; thus speech is the express agent of the will.
  • The will itself is the most diabolically exasperating document that was ever produced by the perverted ingenuity of a wrong-headed man.
  • But if the will ([Greek: proairesis], the purpose, the intention) being what it ought to be, is the only good; and if the will being such as it ought not to be, is the only evil, where is there any strife, where is there reviling?
  • The will or faculty of willing is undoubtedly a degree of being, and of good, or perfection; but good-will, benevolence, or desire of good, is another degree of superior good.
  • It is stupid because the aim of life (I use the expression only figuratively, and I could just as well speak of the essence of life, or of the world) is to gain a knowledge of our own bad will, so that our will may become an object for us, and that we may undergo an inward conversion.
  • It is said the will, but it is the love that is meant at the same time; because the will is the receptacle of the love; for what a man loves, that he wills.
  • Therefore Scripture and common-sense alike assure us that the will of God toward us is Life and not death.
  • Will, Captain Will, is a man out among men; no hermit or student about him; but he has read 'Captain Cook's Voyages' with zest and asked me for something else, so I gave him 'Mutineers of the Bounty' and he did have a good time over that.
  • "The Will is the master.
  • The free will therefore of man, according to Plato, is a rational elective, power, desiderative of true and apparent good, and leading the soul to both, through which it ascends and descends, errs and acts with rectitude.
  • This has annoyed him so much that, between three and four this afternoon, he tried to go out riding, as his wont is every evening in good weather.
  • "A direct and perfectly intelligible will is rather the exception.
  • The Supreme Will, indeed, the Absolute Good, knoweth himself as the Father: but the act of self-affirmation, the I Am in that I Am, is not a manifestation 'ad extra', not an 'exegesis'.
  • But the personal will is a factor in other moral 'syntheses'; for example, appetite 'plus' personal will=sensuality; lust of power, 'plus' personal will,=ambition, and so on, equally as in the 'synthesis', on which the conscience is grounded.
  • Because the will is not a separate faculty, but the expression of the whole nature, as that exists at the moment of "willing."
  • However, they soon find out that Will isn't a big fan of Rachel, and reveals they had a club dedicated to hating her back in the day - the members being him and Ross!
  • The will of heaven is his happy fate.
  • I will, but 'twould be worth your hearing: To the Lists they came, and single-sword and gantlet was their fight.
  • But in reality their will is His willthey fly, and they are driven, like fledglings from the mother-nest.
  • And therefore it is to be feared, or hoped, that science and superstition will to the world's end remain irreconcilable and internecine foes.
  • Will, or desire, is the radical force in man as it is in nature and in the Godhead, and until that is turned towards the light, any purely historical or intellectual knowledge of these things is as useless as if hydrogen were to expect to become water by study of the qualities of oxygen, whereas what is needed is the actual union of the elements.
  • We are finite because our wills, as such, are only fragments of the absolute will; because will means interest, and an incomplete will means an incomplete interest; and because incompleteness of interest means inattention to much that a fuller interest would bring us to perceive.
  • To know what one wills, and, what is more difficult, to know what the absolute will, viz., reason, wills, is the fruit of deep knowledge and insight; and that is obviously not a possession of the people.
  • To know His boundless love, and mercy, and knowing that, to trust in Him utterly, and submit to Him utterly, and obey Him utterly, sure that He loves us, that His will to us is goodwill, that His commandments must be life.
  • The will of God is the last ground and final aim of all our duties, and to that the whole man is to be harmonized by subordination, subjugation, or suppression alike in commission and omission.
  • Socrates, looking at things as he did, could not be sympathetic with unlimited democracy, or approve of the principle that the will of the ignorant majority was a good guide.
  • Duty is imposed upon man; "must" is a hard taskmaster; desire (das Wollen) man imposes upon himself; man's own will is his heaven.
  • Once bought, the will of the woman set at work, and to-day a strikingly well kept estate is the first impression given to the visitor as he approaches Pleasant View.
  • He would have given his right hand to have pressed hers for a moment; but his will was iron, and he did not once look back as the carriage whirled away.
  • His will it is: Kindred and long companionship withal, Most high Athena, are things magical.
  • The Supreme Will, indeed, the Absolute Good, knoweth himself as the Father: but the act of self-affirmation, the I Am in that I Am, is not a manifestation 'ad extra', not an 'exegesis'.
  • Ill will and passion were dreadful misrepresenters.
  • The will, with him, was merely the motive in action; and as he compelled you to admit that no thought is, in man's experience, ever called into being, only developed from prior conditions, and that, even as to an idea, the doctrine Nihil nisi ex ovo is true, and therefore that no man can manufacture a motive, so he took a short way with the maintainers of a moral liberty.
  • "Eleven!The will of God is a fearful mystery!
  • "Destiny is our will, and our will is our nature," he says.
  • According to it, all that happens in the world is a necessary consequence of given conditions; free will is only necessity become conscious.
  • The lower the price, the greater will in general be the number of purchasers, and the greater the quantity disposed of.
  • Perhaps he loues you now, And now no soyle nor cautell doth besmerch The vertue of his feare: but you must feare [Sidenote: of his will, but] His greatnesse weigh'd, his will is not his owne; [Sidenote: wayd] For hee himselfe is subiect to his Birth:[10] Hee may not, as vnuallued persons doe, Carue for himselfe; for, on his choyce depends The sanctity and health of the weole State.
  • The proctor then rose, and bowing gravely to his astonished client, said, "The will, madam, is waste paper.
  • The will, where power is wanting, is good payment; Grace doth reject no thought, tho' nere so small, So it be good; our God is kind to all.
  • " "Wife," answered he, "your will is my pleasure.
  • I can help you by making you see that you can use your will, and that the will is very powerfulthat your will is very powerful.
  • There are many other passages in which Epictetus shows that the free-will of man is his noblest privilege, and that we should not "sell it for a trifle;" or, as Scripture still more sternly expresses it, should not "sell ourselves for nought."
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