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Francis H. Bradley
(1846-1924) born on
Jan 30
English philosopher. He attacked utilitarianism in "Appearance and Reality," 1893.
The hunter for aphorisms on human nature has to fish in muddy water, and he is even condemned to find much of his own mind.

His mind is open; yes, it is so open that nothing is retained; ideas simply pass through him.
Metaphysics is the finding of bad reasons for what we believe upon instinct; but to find these reasons is no less an instinct.
True penitence condemns to silence. What a man is ready to recall he would be willing to repeat.
Where everything is bad it must be good to know the worst.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "Aphorisms."
R: Attributed.
A: "Appearance and Reality," Preface.
N: "Aphorisms," no. 10, 1930.
K: In "Correct Quotes for DOS," WordStar International, 1991.

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