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acquired activity Aristotle aspects attainment become behaviour called capacities chapter child church comprehensive conflict conscience consequences Corrective justice courage desires duty emotions Ethics evil experience expression feeling further reading G. F. Stout give habits harmony Hedonism heredity human ideals imitates important impulse individual influence inherit instincts institutions J. H. Muirhead J. S. Mill justice kind live man's means ment mental and moral Montessori Method moral action moral education moral instruction moral judgments moral law moral rules moral training motive natural object occupation organised parents particular PAUL MONROE performed person pleasure possible principles Principles of Psychology Prof Psychology question realised recognise reflection Reflex actions regard relation responsibility sanctions self-assertion sense sentiments simply social convention social environment socially valuable standard T. H. Green teacher tendency thing tion true Utilitarianism value-for-life virtue vocation whole wrong
الصفحة 84 - In its widest possible sense, however, a man's Self is the sum total of all that he CAN call his, not only his body and his psychic powers, but his clothes and his house, his wife and children, his ancestors and friends, his reputation and works, his lands and horses, and yacht and bank-account.
الصفحة 95 - The great thing, then, in all education, is to make our nervous system our ally instead of our enemy. It is to fund and capitalize our acquisitions, and live at ease upon the interest of the fund. For this we must make automatic and habitual, as early as possible, as many useful actions as we can, and guard against the growing into ways that are likely to be disadvantageous to us, as we should guard against the plague.
الصفحة 96 - Seize the very first possible opportunity to act on every resolution you make and on every emotional prompting you may experience in the direction of the habits you aspire to gain. It is not in the moment of their forming, but in the moment of their producing motor effects, that resolves and aspirations communicate the new " set
الصفحة 75 - ... grows' to their use. When a resolve or a fine glow of feeling is allowed to evaporate without bearing practical fruit it is worse than a chance lost; it works so as positively to hinder future resolutions and emotions from taking the normal path of discharge. There is no more contemptible type of human character than that of the nerveless sentimentalist and dreamer, who spends his life in a weltering sea of sensibility and emotion, but who never does a manly concrete deed.
الصفحة 95 - Habits" there are some admirable practical remarks laid down. Two great maxims emerge from his treatment. The first is that in the acquisition of a new habit, or the leaving off of an old one, we must take care to launch ourselves with as strong and decided an initiative as possible.
الصفحة 34 - I think I may say, that of all the men we meet with, nine parts of ten are what they are, good or evil, useful or not, by their education.
الصفحة 91 - ... and a lady-killer, as well as a philosopher; a philanthropist, statesman, warrior, and African explorer, as well as a "tone-poet" and saint. But the thing is simply impossible. The millionaire's work would run counter to the saint's; the...
الصفحة 239 - I had rather have a plain russet-coated Captain that knows what he fights for, and loves what he knows, than that which you call "a Gentleman" and is nothing else. I honour a Gentleman that is so indeed!
الصفحة 231 - Not only this, but practically every member of the household had his own share in the work. The children, as they gained in strength and capacity, were gradually initiated into the mysteries of the several processes. It was a matter of immediate and personal concern, even to the point of actual participation.
الصفحة 95 - Never suffer an exception to occur till the new habit is securely rooted in your life. The third maxim is: Seize the very first possible opportunity to act on every resolution you make and on every emotional prompting you may experience in the direction of the habits you aspire to gain; and finally: Keep the faculty of effort alive in you by a little gratuitous exercise every day.