Reflections and maxims.

Edited by Dagobert D. Runes. With a foreword by Albert Einstein.
  • 92 Pages
  • 4.21 MB
  • English
Philosophical Library , New York
Philosophy -- Diction
ContributionsRunes, Dagobert D. 1902-
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 92 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18909462M

Maxims and Reflections is basically a book of quotes.

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Some, I really liked, such as: "Books, we find, are like new acquaintances. To begin with, we are highly delighted if we find an area of general agreement, if we feel a friendly response concerning so/5. His fourteen hundred Maxims and Reflections reveal some of his deepest thought on art, ethics, literature and natural science, but also his immediate reactions to books, chance encounters or his administrative work.

Although variable in quality, the vast majority have a freshness and immediacy which vividly conjure up Goethe the man. Cited by:   : Some Fruits of Solitude in Reflections and Maxims (): Penn, William, Gosse, Edmund: Books2/5(1).

La Rochefoucauld Maxims (Dover Books on Literature & Drama) La Rochefoucauld. out of 5 stars Kindle Edition. $ Complete Maxims and Thoughts (The Works of Sébastien-Roch Nicolas Chamfort Book 1)/5(15). His fourteen hundred Maxims and Reflections reveal some of his deepest thought on art, ethics, literature and natural science, but also his immediate reactions to books, chance encounters or his administrative work.

Although variable in quality, the vast majority have a freshness and immediacy which vividly conjure up Goethe the man.4/5(2). Maxims and Reflections book. Read 11 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

Table Of Contents: Introduction7Translator's Preface33The Ma /5. ‎Maxims and Reflections' is as much a reflection of Goethe and what he held true and interesting, as it is a collection of "wise sayings". Some are simplistic, incomprehensible, enigmatic. Some are interesting, and one will see the truth in them upon.

Only very few writers were able to put together good books of maxims and reflections. The best part about this book is that is not about philosophy per se, but that it has philosophy in it. It's a book that cares about art. It's full of clever illustrations that make you understand and remember the message more effectively/5(42).

REFLECTIONS; OR, SENTENCES AND MORAL MAXIMS Our virtues are most frequently but vices disguised. [This epigraph which is the key to the system of La Rochefoucauld, is found in another form as No. of the maxims of the first edition,it is omitted from the 2nd and 3rd, and reappears for the first time in the 4th edition, in Reflections and maxims.

book, as at present, at the head of the Reflections. The full title of the text is Reflections or Aphorisms and Moral Maxims; and in centered text below the title are the words "Our virtues are usually only vices in disguise."The subtitle says as much as the title.

These aphorisms are bitter as they are pithy. Perhaps not bitter -- say, rather, that La Rochefoucauld was not optimistic about human nature/5(). I really liked maxim It so reflects our currently political state and control of masses.

He seemed a bit reserved at times like he was holding back from really expressing himself. Definitely recommended read. At times the maxims seemed a bit labored, I didn't understand the maxim maybe due to context or translation/5(23).

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Some Fruits of Solitude in Reflections and Maxims is a collection of epigrams and sayings put together by the early American Quaker leader William Benjamin Franklin's Poor Richard's Almanack the work collected the wisdom of pre-Revolutionary USA.

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New York, Philosophical Library []. Maxims and Reflections is a collection of several hundred brilliant, unforgettable paragraphs and aphorisms by the legendary German Renaissance writer Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, divided into the categories Life and Character, Literature and Art, Science and Rating: % positive.

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