Bernard Williams - Quotes

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There was never a night or a problem that could defeat sunrise or hope.

There was never a night or a problem that could defeat sunrise or hope.

If a June night could talk, it would probably boast it invented romance.

If a June night could talk, it would probably boast it invented romance.

Man never made any material as resilient as the human spirit.

Man never made any material as resilient as the human spirit.

I like the word 'indolence'. It makes my laziness seem classy. ---->>>

There is no psychiatrist in the world like a puppy licking your face.

There is no psychiatrist in the world like a puppy licking your face.

We may pass violets looking for roses. We may pass contentment looking for victory.

We may pass violets looking for roses. We may pass contentment looking for victory.

We grow a little every time we do not take advantage of somebody's weakness. ---->>>

Talent is a flame. Genius is a fire. ---->>>

What a strange world this would be if we all had the same sense of humor.

What a strange world this would be if we all had the same sense of humor.

Life is supposed to be a series of peaks and valleys. The secret is to keep the valleys from becoming Grand Canyons. ---->>>

The day the Lord created hope was probably the same day he created Spring. ---->>>

A friend is a lot of things, but a critic isn't. ---->>>

Women have a favorite room, men a favorite chair. ---->>>

A half-truth is usually less than half of that. ---->>>

An extravagance is something that your spirit thinks is a necessity. ---->>>

Books had instant replay long before televised sports. ---->>>

People who say, 'Let the chips fall where they may,' usually figure they will not be hit by a chip. ---->>>

Few things are as democratic as a snowstorm. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: English
Born: 09-21, 1929
Birthplace: Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex, England
Die: 06-10, 2003
Occupation: Philosopher
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Sir Bernard Arthur Owen Williams, FBA (21 September 1929 – 10 June 2003) was an English moral philosopher. His publications include Problems of the Self (1973), Ethics and the Limits of Philosophy (1985), Shame and Necessity (1993), and Truth and Truthfulness (2002). He was knighted in 1999. As Knightbridge Professor of Philosophy at the University of Cambridge and Deutsch Professor of Philosophy at the University of California, Berkeley, Williams became known for his efforts to reorient the study of moral philosophy to psychology, history, and in particular to the Greeks (wikipedia)