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" O Philosophy, thou guide of life, and discoverer of virtue ! " — CICERO. " Philosophy is a modest profession, it is all reality and plain dealing ; I hate solemnity and pretence, with nothing but pride at the bottom." — PLINY. The destiny of man —... "
The Emperor Marcus Antoninus His Conversation with Himself: Together with ... - Page 323
by Marcus Aurelius (Emperor of Rome), André Dacier, Thomas Gataker, Cebes (of Thebes.) - 1708 - 420 pages
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The Emperor Marcus Antoninus: His Conversation with Himself. Together with ...

Marcus Aurelius (Emperor of Rome) - Emperors - 1726 - 331 pages
...be excus'd the Imitation. Philofophy is. a modeft Profeffion, 'tis all Realty and IP Iain-dealing. I hate Solemnity and Pretence with nothing but Pride at the Bottom. XXX. Fly your Fanfy into the Clouds, and from this imaginary Height, take a View of Mortals here below. What ftrange...
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Many thoughts of many minds. Compiled by H. Southgate

Henry Southgate - 1862
...PHILOSOPHY-a Modest Profeseion. Philosophy is a modest profession, it is all reality and plain dealing ; s peri Pliny. PHILOSOPHY-Pursuite of. Some few, whose lamps shone brighter, have been led From cause to cause...
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The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius

Marcus Aurelius (Emperor of Rome) - Ethics - 1887 - 212 pages
...imitate them. Philosophy is a modest and simple profession, do not entice me to insolence and pride. 30. Fly your fancy into the clouds, and from this imaginary height take a view of mortals here below. What countless herds of men and countless solemnities ! What infinite variety of voyages in storm and calm...
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Treasury of Thought: Forming an Encyclopædia of Quotations from Ancient and ...

Quotations, English - 1894 - 579 pages
...it is sublime. — Joubert. Philosophy is a modest profession, it is all reality and plain dealing ; I hate solemnity and pretence, with nothing but pride at the bottom. _ Pliny. Philosophy, when superficially studied, excites doubt ; when thoroughly explored, it dispels...
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A Vision Realized: A Life Story of Rev. J.A. Oertel, D.D., Artist, Priest ...

John Frederick Oertel - 1917 - 233 pages
...for lofty aims, has alone supplied me energy when outward failures would have crushed every effort. " 'Fly your fancy into the clouds, and from this imaginary height take a view of mortals here below' said even pagan Marcus Aurelius! and why should not I, a Christian, with more exalted knowledge?" These...
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A Vision Realized: A Life Story of Rev. J.A. Oertel, D.D., Artist, Priest ...

John Frederick Oertel - 1917 - 233 pages
...lofty aims, has alone supplied me energy when outward failures would have crushed every effort. " 'Ply your fancy into the clouds, and from this imaginary height take a view of mortals here below' said even pagan Marcus Aurelius! and why should not I, a Christian, with more exalted knowledge?" These...
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