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Letter "O" » offered
«Whatever I am offered in devotion with a pure heart - a leaf, a flower, fruit, or water - I accept with joy.»
«Western society has accepted as unquestionable a technological imperative that is quite as arbitrary as the most primitive taboo: not merely the duty to foster invention and constantly to create technological novelties, but equally the duty to surrender to these novelties unconditionally, just because they are offered, without respect to their human consequences.»
Author: Lewis Mumford
, respect to
«Unto this wood I came As to a nest; Dreaming that sylvan peace Offered the harrowed ease- Nature a soft release From men's unrest»
Author: Thomas Hardy
, peace offering
, The Harrow
«What a man believes upon grossly insufficient evidence is an index into his desires -- desires of which he himself is often unconscious. If a man is offered a fact which goes against his instincts, he will scrutinize it closely, and unless the evidence is overwhelming, he will refuse to believe it. If, on the other hand, he is offered something which affords a reason for acting in accordance to his instincts, he will accept it even on the slightest evidence. The origin of myths is explained in this way.»
Author: Bertrand Russell
, on the other hand
, the Index
, the Origin
«This has been my life. I have found it worth living, and would gladly live it again if the chance were offered me.»
«When a role for a young guy is being offered to me, I think of River Phoenix. It feels like a loss.»