F. H. Bradley Quotes About Life, Reality, Appearance

F. H. Bradley Quotes About Life, Reality, Appearance

Francis Herbert Bradley OM January 30, 1846-September 18, 1924, was a philosopher of British idealism. Appearance and Reality (1893), his most important work, was. Bradley was born in Clapham, Surrey (now part of the Greater London area), England. He was the child of evangelical preacher Charles Bradley and second wife of Charles Emma Linton. A. This was his brother C. Bradley. Educated at Cheltenham College and Marlborough College, he read some of the Critique of Pure Reason by Immanuel Kant as a teenager. He entered Oxford University College, in 1865. He was elected to a fellowship at Merton College , Oxford, in 1870, where he lived until his death in 1924. Bradley's buried on Oxford's Holywell Cemetery.

The man who has ceased to fear has ceased to care.

F. H. BRADLEY

There are those who so dislike the nude that they find something indecent in the naked truth.

F. H. BRADLEY

The one self-knowledge worth having is to know one’s own mind.

F. H. BRADLEY

Eclecticism – every truth is so true that any truth must be false.

F. H. BRADLEY

The deadliest foe to virtue would be complete self-knowledge.

F. H. BRADLEY

Our live experiences, fixed in aphorisms, stiffen into cold epigrams. Our heart’s blood, as we write it, turns to mere dull ink.

F. H. BRADLEY

Adam knew Eve his wife and she conceived. It is a pity that this is still the only knowledge of their wives at which some men seem to arrive.

F. H. BRADLEY

The force of the blow depends on the resistance. It is sometimes better not to struggle against temptation. Either fly or yield at once.

F. H. BRADLEY

The world is the best of all possible worlds, and everything in it is a necessary evil.

F. H. BRADLEY
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