Joseph Butler

Food

Joseph Butler quote : Compassion is a call …

Compassion is a call, a demand of nature, to relieve the unhappy as hunger is a natural call for food.…

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Happiness

Joseph Butler quote : The sum of the …

The sum of the whole is plainly this: The nature of man considered in his single capacity, and with respect…

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Happiness

Joseph Butler quote : The principle we call …

The principle we call self-love never seeks anything external for the sake of the thing, but only as a means…

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Happiness

Joseph Butler quote : Happiness or satisfaction consists …

Happiness or satisfaction consists only in the enjoyment of those objects which are by nature suited to our several particular…

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Happiness

Joseph Butler quote : Every man hath a …

Every man hath a general desire of his own happiness and likewise a variety of particular affections, passions, and appetites…

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Happiness

Joseph Butler quote : Happiness does not consist …

Happiness does not consist in self-love. Joseph Butler

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AloneCool

Joseph Butler quote : The private interest of …

The private interest of the individual would not be sufficiently provided for by reasonable and cool self-love alone therefore the…

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Joseph Butler

Joseph Butler (18 May 1692 – 16 June 1752) was an English bishop, theologian, apologist, and philosopher. He was born…

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