By faithfulness we are collected and wound up into unity within ourselves, whereas we had been scattered abroad in multiplicity.
The cementing factor of this unity in multiplicity is Love.
Sir, that all who are happy, are equally happy, is not true. A peasant and a philosopher may be equally satisfied, but not equally happy. Happiness consists in the multiplicity of agreeable consciousness.
Variety, multiplicity are the two most powerful vehicles of lust.
Order is repetition of units. Chaos is multiplicity without rythm.
American movies and music deliver themes of freedom, innocence, and power that appeal to others - partly because America itself was put together out of a multiplicity of national traditions.
Multiplicity was a movie that tested really well. People seeing the movie really liked it, but then the studio couldn't market it. We opened on a weekend with nine other films.
The mind is exercised by the variety and multiplicity of the subject matter, while the character is moulded by the contemplation of virtue and vice.
Multiplicity was a movie that tested really well. People seeing the movie really liked it, but then the studio could not market it. We opened on a weekend with nine other films.
To embarrass justice by a multiplicity of laws, or to hazard it by confidence in judges, are the opposite rocks on which all civil institutions have been wrecked, and between which legislative wisdom has never yet found an open passage.
A living thing is distinguished from a dead thing by the multiplicity of the changes at any moment taking place in it.
One principle reason why men are so often useless is that they divide and shift their attention among a multiplicity of objects and pursuits.
To understand reality is not the same as to know about outward events. It is to perceive the essential nature of things. The best-informed man is not necessarily the wisest. Indeed there is a danger that precisely in the multiplicity of his knowledge he will lose sight of what is essential. But on the other hand, knowledge of an apparently trivial detail quite often makes it possible to see into the depth of things. And so the wise man will seek to acquire the best possible knowledge about events, but always without becoming dependent upon this knowledge. To recognize the.
O Marvelous! what new configuration will come next? I am bewildered with multiplicity.
The point of cities is multiplicity of choice.
The multiplicity of ideas is what I'm interested in.
For, what is order without common sense, but Bedlams front parlor? What is imagination without common sense, but the aspiration to out-dandy Beau Brummell with nothing but a bit of faded muslin and a limp cravat? What is Creation without common sense, but a scandalous thing without form or function, like a matron with half a dozen unattached daughters?
And God looked upon the Creation in all its delightful multiplicity, and saw that, all in all, it was quite Amiable.