Voluntary Quotes

After voluntary exertions on the part of our people to which the history of the world furnishes no parallel, is the old root of bitterness still to remain in the ground, to sprout and bear fruit in the future as it has borne fruit in the past?
After
Bear
Bitterness
Borne
Fruit
Future
Ground
History
In the past
Old
Our
Our people
Parallel
Part
Drunkenness is nothing but voluntary madness.
Drunkenness
Madness
Nothing
Concupiscence and force are the source of all our actions; concupiscence causes voluntary actions, force involuntary ones.
Actions
Causes
Force
Involuntary
Our
Source
Truly it is an evil to be full of faults; but it is a still greater evil to be full of them and to be unwilling to recognize them, since that is to add the further fault of a voluntary illusion.
Add
Evil
Fault
Faults
Full
Further
Greater
Greater evil
Illusion
Recognize
Since
Still
Them
Truly
Desire and force between them are responsible for all our actions; desire causes our voluntary acts, force our involuntary.
Actions
Acts
Between
Causes
Desire
Force
Involuntary
Our
Responsible
Them
One should respect public opinion insofar as is necessary to avoid starvation and keep out of prison, but anything that goes beyond this is voluntary submission to an unnecessary tyranny.
Anything
Avoid
Beyond
Goes
Insofar
Keep
Necessary
Opinion
Out
Prison
Public
Public opinion
Respect
Should
If, as the emperor Augustus says, from his time the coast of the ocean from Cadiz to the mouth of the Elbe obeyed the Romans, the obedience in this corner of it was far from voluntary and little to be trusted.
Coast
Corner
Emperor
Far
His
Little
Mouth
Obedience
Obeyed
Ocean
Romans
Says
Time
Trusted
A multitude of causes unknown to former times are now acting with a combined force to blunt the discriminating powers of the mind, and unfitting it for all voluntary exertion to reduce it to a state of almost savage torpor.
Acting
Almost
Blunt
Causes
Combined
Exertion
Force
Former
Mind
Multitude
Now
Powers
Reduce
Savage

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