The mythos-over-logos argument points to the fact that each child is born as ignorant as any caveman. What keeps the world from reverting to the Neandertal with each generation is the continuing, ongoing mythos, transformed into logos but still mythos, the huge body of common knowledge that unites our minds as cells are united in the body of man. To feel that one is not so united, that one can accept or discard this mythos as one pleases, is not to understand what the mythos is.
I don’t believe there are any free lunches. There is no easy ride to success. The journey is what it is and you have to accept that if you want to be a successful entrepreneur.
Maybe the only thing worse than having to give gratitude constantly all the time, is having to accept it.
Yas | , enfermos, ojo alerta, y a ning u n me dico admitan; mueran de gorra, sin dar un real a la medicina. Be careful then, patients, and don't accept any doctor; die for free and do not give a single coin to medicine.
If Karl Rove is watching today, Karl, I want you to hear me loud and clear: I am going to provide tax cuts to ease the burdens for 31 million American families — and lift hundreds of thousands of children out of poverty — by raising the taxes on 0.1 percent of families — those who make more than $1,000,000 a year. You don't have to read my lips, I'm saying it. And if that makes me an 'old-style' Democrat, then I accept that label with pride and I dare you to come after me for it.wesley clark
The origin of all science is in the desire to know causes; and the origin of all false science and imposture is in the desire to accept false causes rather than none; or, which is the same thing, in the unwillingness to acknowledge our own ignorance.william hazlitt
The government of the republic will fulfill its duty to defend its independence, to repel foreign aggression, and accept the struggle to which it has been provoked, counting on the unanimous spirit of the Mexicans and on the fact that sooner or later the cause of rights and justice will triumph.benito juárez
I feel convinced that every man has given him of God much more than he has any idea of, and that he can help on the world's work more than he knows of. What we want is the single eye that will see what our work is, the humility to accept it, however lowly, the faith to do it for God, the perseverance to go on till death.norman macleod
When all actions are used for feedback, the consequence of making mistakes will be a corrective and appropriate response, because everything everybody does matters. … The more selective you are in the feedback you accept, the more insane your reasoning will become as you will necessarily reject corrective feedback that would have led to better reasoning.erik naggum
Be liberal in what you accept, and conservative in what you send.jon postel
What is government but an arrangement by which the many accept the authority of the few?barbara tuchman
It's not hard to stand behind one's successes. But to accept responsibility for one's failures... that is devishly hard!
Interim Premier of Tunisia Tahar ben Amar-"I did not want to be Premier in the first place. I only accepted because Bourguiba pleaded with me to accept."habib bourguiba
Since it is the Other within us who is old, it is natural that the revelation of our age should come to us from outside from others. We do not accept it willingly.Simone de Beauvoir
Psychoanalysis justifies its importance by asserting that it forces you to look to and accept reality. But what sort of reality ? A reality conditioned by the materialistic and scientific ideology of psychoanalysis, that is, a historical product...mircea eliade
Put up at the moment of greatest suffering a prayer, not for thy own escape, but for the enfranchisement of some being dear to thee, and the sovereign spirit will accept thy ransom.margaret fuller
God's calling requires action. When God calls you, he calls collect ... you better be willing to accept the charges of your calling.steve maraboli
[W]omen will never be taken seriously until they accept full responsibility for their sexuality.camille paglia
You are rich if and only if money you refuse tastes better than money you accept.nassim nicholas taleb
The Democratic power elite on some level feels delegitimized by its working-class, black and female constituencies. What it wants are the "legitimate" votes of suburban, white, middle-class, affluent males. Even liberal voters and organizations tend on some tacit level to accept the idea that they are not the "real" Americans the Democrats must pursue.ellen willis
More people should apologize, and more people should accept apologies when sincerely made.Greg leMond
The men and women of El Salvador are the ones who decide, and if you don't accept the result, you are violating the will of the people.
To accept the principal that "all power proceeds from the barrel of a gun" is to accept a society which will be dominated by those with the biggest guns.
Psychoanalysis justifies its importance by asserting that it forces you to look to and accept reality. But what sort of reality ? A reality conditioned by the materialistic and scientific ideology of psychoanalysis, that is, a historical product...
The most terrifying fact about the universe is not that it is hostile but that it is indifferent ; but if we can come to terms with this indifference and accept the challenges of life within the boundaries of death however mutable man may be able to make them our existence as a species can have genuine meaning and fulfillment. However, vast darkness , we must supply our own light .
accept the truth from whatever source it comes.maimonides