Thank goodness someone finally settled the name problem.
Thank goodness I was too brainwashed to know it.
For goodness sake, what sort of a being are you?
"Thank goodness we're nearly there!" panted the little Wizard.
So, do not be ungrateful, but sing His praises and thank Him for his goodness toward you.
"Thank goodness we are together again, even if we are prisoners," sighed the little girl.
elevated above goodness itself.
Thank goodness the molar nightmare was over.
But after a minute I answered that beauty was a form of goodness--and he went away.
Moral goodness cannot be limited to, still less constituted by, the cultivation of self-regarding virtues, but consists in the attempt to realize in practice that moral ideal which self-analysis has revealed to us as our ideal.
The next year at Andover she said: It seems to me the world is full of goodness, beauty, and love; and how grateful we must be to our heavenly Father, who has given us so much to enjoy!
Such in brief is the Platonism of the written dialogues; where the main doctrine of forms is confessedly advanced never as a dogma but always as a hypothesis, in which there are difficulties, but without which Plato can explain neither being, nor truth nor goodness, because throughout he denies the being of individual things.
"Youth, frivolity... well, God be with him," thought he, relishing his own goodness of heart, "but it must be brought to a head.
Goodness, I wouldn't know.
There is continuity in character; the Apostolic Fathers strike us as truly good men, with a goodness raised to a new type and power.
Goodness consists in the knowledge of what these are.
Goodness, I haven't heard that name in years!
"I do not have my mother's goodness," he said with a chuckle.
"Thank goodness," Quinn said with a sigh Betsy harbored more interest in the subject than the rest of us.
The lower cannot comprehend the higher, and therefore we must say that the existence of God is above being, above essence; God is above goodness, above wisdom, above truth.
His name was Francis, and because of his goodness, all men now call him St. Francis.
She snuggled against his chest, feeling the warm goodness of him.
Pierre did not understand what his benefactor was saying, but he knew (the categories of thoughts were also quite distinct in his dream) that he was talking of goodness and the possibility of being what they were.
"Goodness!" she cried, grasping the iron rail of the seat.
You see a reign of goodness and truth on earth, but I don't see it.
Prophecy believes that this world is God's world and that in this world His goodness and truth will yet be vindicated.
We are reminded of the greatness, the goodness, the righteousness of God as manifested in Nature, in history, and in revelation through the prophets, especially through Mahomet.
His main result is that God is infinite, and as such, incomprehensible; that his attributes of goodness, knowledge and power are credited to him only by inference from their effects; that this inference is logically valid and sufficient for human thought.
The harp is the travelling patterer for the Universe's Insurance Company, recommending its laws, and our little goodness is all the assessment that we pay.
Goodness is the only investment that never fails.
When, therefore, their goodness is gone, their corruption becomes worse than the corruption of either of the other forms of government.
Piinjer states the position of Reimarus as follows: "God is the Creator of the world, and His wisdom and goodness are conspicuous in it.
You say you can't see a reign of goodness and truth on earth.
- dwells so much upon the rewards of goodness, as bribes (we must almost say) to rational self-love, that some have called Butler himself an ethical hedonist; though his sermon on the " Love of God " ought surely to free him from that charge.
The divine wisdom and goodness are revealed in the course of nature, but also obscured by it.
should reach truth, beauty or goodness, but (2) we do, therefore (3) there must be a God outside the process, overruling and counteracting the natural tendencies of the human mind.
M ` Taggart, who closes his acute Studies in Hegelian Cosmology (rigor) with " the possibility of finding, above all knowledge and volition, one all-embracing unity, which is only not true, only not good, because all truth and all goodness are but distorted shadows of its absolute perfection- ` das Unbegreifliche, weil es der Begriff selbst ist.'
It is not so important that many should be as good as you, as that there be some absolute goodness somewhere; for that will leaven the whole lump.
"Well, anyway," thought Sonya as she stood in the dark passage, "now or never I must prove that I remember the family's goodness to me and that I love Nicholas.
"Sire," he said, with respectful playfulness, "they are only afraid lest Your Majesty, in the goodness of your heart, should allow yourself to be persuaded to make peace.
From a popular conception of the intellectual characteristics of the school comes the modern sense of "cynic," implying a sneering disposition to disbelieve in the goodness of human motives and a contemptuous feeling of superiority.
It was through possessing somewhat of this Reason that the philosophers attained to any truth and goodness; but in Christians he dwells more fully and guides them through all the perplexities of life.
"I request you to have the goodness to change your coat," he said as he turned away.
But the Platonically conceived proof of the being of God contained in the Monologion shows that Anselm's doctrine of the universals as substances in things (universalia in re) was closely connected in his mind with the thought of the universalia ante rem, the exemplars of perfect goodness and truth and justice, by participation in which all earthly things are judged to possess these qualities.
From these results we see that Shaftesbury, opposed to Hobbes and Locke, is in close agreement with Hutcheson, and that he is ultimately a deeply religious thinker, inasmuch as he discards the moral sanction of public opinion, the terrors of future punishment, the authority' of the civil authority, as the main incentives to goodness, and substitutes the voice of conscience and the love of God.
He finds, like Job, that there are good men who die prematurely notwithstanding their goodness, and bad men who live long notwithstanding their badness (vii.
The propositions maintained in the argument are - "(1) That something has existed from eternity; (2) that there has existed from eternity some one immutable and independent being; (3) that that immutable and independent being, which has existed from eternity, without any external cause of its existence, must be self-existent, that is, necessarily existing; (4) what the substance or essence of that being is, which is self-existent or necessarily existing, we have no idea, neither is it at all possible for us to comprehend it; (5) that though the substance or essence of the self-existent being is itself absolutely incomprehensible to us, yet many of the essential attributes of his nature are strictly demonstrable as well as his existence, and, in the first place, that he must be of necessity eternal; (6) that the self-existent being must of necessity be infinite and omnipresent; (7) must be but one; (8) must be an intelligent being; (9) must be not a necessary agent, but a being endued with liberty and choice; (to) must of necessity have infinite power; (I I) must be infinitely wise, and (12) must of necessity be a being of infinite goodness, justice, and truth, and all other moral perfections, such as become the supreme governor and judge of the world."
At this point Origen succeeded in avoiding the heretical Gnostic idea of God by assigning to the Godhead the attributes of goodness and righteousness.
By a true confession of faith, by every good deed, word and thought, by continually keeping pure his body and his soul, he impairs the power of Satan and strengthens the might of goodness, and establishes a claim for reward upon Ormazd; by a false confession, by every evil deed, word and thought and defilement, he increases the evil and renders service to Satan.
Essence participates in goodness - that which is good has being, and is therefore to be regarded as a species of good.
Still more wonderful was Savonarola's influence over children, and their response to his appeals is a proof of the magnetic power of his goodness and purity.
Five years have passed since then, and already I, with my petty understanding, begin to see clearly why she had to die, and in what way that death was but an expression of the infinite goodness of the Creator, whose every action, though generally incomprehensible to us, is but a manifestation of His infinite love for His creatures.
The latter began to feel that it was in bad taste to speak of his enthusiasms, dreams, and hopes of happiness or goodness, in Prince Andrew's presence.
And there is no greatness where simplicity, goodness, and truth are absent.
There is no odor so bad as that which arises from goodness tainted.
This view ignores that man has ideals of absolute value, truth, beauty, goodness, that he consciously communes with the God who is in all, and through all, and over all, that it is his mind which recognizes the vastness of the universe and thinks its universal law, and that the mind which perceives and conceives cannot be less, but must be greater than the object of its knowledge and thought.
This goodness, therefore, alone exists; matter, motion, growth and decay are figments of the senses; they have no existence for Reason.
When I told him that duty and the oath were above everything, he started proving goodness knows what!
Perceiving the difficulty of the Socratic dictum he endeavoured to give to the word "knowledge" a definite content by divorcing it absolutely from the sphere of sense and experience, and confining it to a sort of transcendental dialectic or logic. The Eleatic unity is Goodness, and is beyond the sphere of sensible apprehension.
The man who lives for fame, wealth, power, may be satisfied in this life; but he who lives for the ideals of truth, beauty, goodness, lives not for time but for eternity, for his ideals cannot be realized, and so his life fulfilled on this side of the grave.
He is the Reason that prevades the universe, that brings out all goodness, that guides all good men.
God's continual presence, his fatherly love, his transcendent righteousness, his mercy, his goodness, were the facts of immediate experience.
Ignatius Polanco that "in those who offered themselves he looked less to purely natural goodness than to firmness of chara offices in theiety."
The swellings on the palmar faces of the phalanges of the several fingers are also indicative, the 1st and and of the thumb respectively, of the logical faculty and of the will; the 1st, and and 3rd of the index finger, of materialism, law and order, idealism; those of the middle finger, humanity, system, intelligence; of the ring finger, truth, economy, energy; and of the little finger, goodness, prudence, reflectiveness.
He asked me how I had taught Helen adjectives and the names of abstract ideas like goodness and happiness.
the already full, operative existence of eternal beauty, truth and goodness, of infinite Personality and Spirit independently of our action, and not, as in ethics, the simple possibility and obligation for ourselves to produce such-like things.
He was proud of her intelligence and goodness, recognized his own insignificance beside her in the spiritual world, and rejoiced all the more that she with such a soul not only belonged to him but was part of himself.
Just for a whim of his own, goodness only knows why, he leaves me and locks me up alone in the country.
God grant that the Corsican monster who is destroying the peace of Europe may be overthrown by the angel whom it has pleased the Almighty, in His goodness, to give us as sovereign!
Never to the end of his life could he understand goodness, beauty, or truth, or the significance of his actions which were too contrary to goodness and truth, too remote from everything human, for him ever to be able to grasp their meaning.
Then came the stress of war in Europe, a wretched neutrality at home, fierce outbreaks of human passions, and the fair structure of government by a priori theories based on the goodness of unoppressed humanity came to the ground.
The postulate of an Evil Being arises from the difficulty, at all times acutely felt by a certain type of mind, of reconciling the existence of evil with the divine attributes of perfect goodness, full knowledge and infinite power.
He had the unfortunate capacity many men, especially Russians, have of seeing and believing in the possibility of goodness and truth, but of seeing the evil and falsehood of life too clearly to be able to take a serious part in it.
Yet, in spite of all, Frederick William was beloved by his subjects, who valued him for the simplicity of his manners, the goodness of his heart and the memories of the dark days after 1806.
A second argument for God is the prevailing goodness or adaptation of Nature to the ends of conscious beings, which might conceivably be explained by Lamarckian evolution, but has not yet been so explained, and if it were, would not be inconsistent with a divine design in evolution.
The existence of evil in opposition to the perfect goodness of God, as thus explained, need not be attributed to God's agency, inasmuch as the whole emanation-process is governed by necessary - as it were mechanical - laws, which may be compared to those of the physical universe.
Another time she was asking about the power and goodness of God.
He could not disavow his actions, belauded as they were by half the world, and so he had to repudiate truth, goodness, and all humanity.
Measures of a soul's goodness.
Surely if it be blessed with even a fraction of the goodness and kindness of its father, the child deserves all the blessings of life; far more than might be offered by this wretch of a woman God may deem to mother it into the world.
It showed the innate goodness of children.
abundant in goodness and truth.
affirms the inherent goodness of the world and its people as creations of G-d.
Thus the highest idea is that of goodness; things are, only if they are good; being without well-being is naught.
This was the principle of utility, or, as he subsequently expressed it with more precision, the doctrine that the only test of goodness of moral precepts or legislative enactments is their tendency to promote the greatest possible happiness of the greatest possible number."
Then the idea morphed into goodness.
In the Timaeus (41 A) the immortality even of the gods is made dependent on the will of the Supreme Creator; souls are not in their own nature indestructible, but persist because of His goodness.
There is always a taint of feeling in man's goodness.
This new statement has at least of Judg= the merit of bringing God into touch with man's goodness as well as with his happiness.
On the other hand, Kant's religion is of a type which requires a sort of deistic God, standing outside the world and constraining it into moral paths, or standing outside our moral struggles and rewarding our goodness.
His character is perhaps best described by a writer who says "his strength was not equal to his goodness."
As a little boy he would take his place among the pupils of the monastic school, though he would soon pass to the ranks of the teachers, and the fact that he was ordained deacon at nineteen, below the canonical age, shows that he was regarded as remarkable both for learning and goodness.
" And conceiving God to be the fountain of wisdom," he " thought it right and necessary to solicit His assistance for obtaining it," and drew up the following prayer for daily use: " O powerful Goodness!
It has no attributes of any kind; it is being without magnitude, without life, without thought; in strict propriety, indeed, we ought not to speak of it as existing; it is " above existence," " above goodness."
He was not an original thinker, but a diligent student, distinguished by great learning, by a turn for historical and philological criticism, and by an earnest purpose to uproot false teaching - especially Christianity, to ennoble men and train them to goodness.
Instead of the subtle Catholic theories concerning divine predestination and human freedom, and instead of a difficult theodicaea, it offered an exceedingly simple conception of sin and goodness.
We will have thee, they replied, to govern us according to the laws; for we see in thy countenance that thou art possessed of justice and goodness.
In the West there was unanimity only on three points: the necessity of baptism for the remission of sins, the inheritance of sin as a result of Adam's fall, and the indispensableness of the divine grace in the attainment of goodness.
This is apparent to all students of Machiavelli and Guicciardini, the profoundest analysts of their age, the bitterest satirists of its vices, but themselves infected with its incapacity for moral goodness.
His table of springs of actions shows the same mean-spirited omissions that we notice in his predecessors; he measures the quantity of pleasures by the coarsest and most mechanical tests; and he sets up general pleasure as the criterion of moral goodness.
When the news came to the cardinal he said to his secretary Beccatelli that he had received good tidings: "Hitherto I have thought myself indebted to the divine goodness for having received my birth from one of the most noble and virtuous women in England; but henceforth my obligation will be much greater, as I understand I am now the son of a martyr.
Though quite illiterate, she was an uncommonly shrewd and sensible woman, and her imperturbable good nature under exceptionally difficult circumstances, testifies equally to the soundness of her head and the goodness of her heart.
In the gospel he found a God revealed who is goodness and love, and who desires faith and love from men.
According to Marcion, the good God never judges, but everywhere manifests His goodness - is, therefore, not to be feared, but simply to be loved, as a father.
The Stoics not only drew up an elaborate scheme of duties, but also crystallized their theory in a general law, namely that true goodness lies in the knowledge of nature and is obtained by the exercise of Reason.
36); and, though he feels acutely that the times are out of joint, and has apparently little hope of the future, he still believes in justice and goodness.
But Confucius had confidence in the preponderating goodness of human nature, and in the power of example in superiors.
He saw that in employing fiction to make truth clear and goodness attractive, he was only following the example which every Christian ought to propose to himself; and he determined to print.
If two natures, divine and human, are added to each other, what can the humanity be except one drop in the ocean of divine power, wisdom, goodness ?
Theories of legal merit, amount of debt, supererogatory goodness, and ascetic claim - representing the aspect of Catholicism as law - are more and more worked out.
This view seems logically to involve Ritschl's belief, that it is not the light of reason but the revelation of Christ which warrants the assertion of God's fatherly providential goodness.
The same problem, variously expressed, has engaged the attention of philosophers throughout the ages_ In Christian theology God is conceived as infinite in power, knowledge and goodness, uncreated and immortal: in some Oriental systems the end of man is absorption into the infinite, his perfection the breaking down of his human limitations.
He had no objection to a national establishment of religion, provided that it was comprehensive enough, and was really the nation organized to promote goodness; not to protect the metaphysical subtleties of sectarian theologians.
We thus reach the paradox that the true art of living is really an " art of dying " as far as possible to mere sense, in order more fully to exist in intimate union with absolute goodness and beauty.
The characteristics of this practical goodness in Plato's matured thought correspond to the fundamental conceptions in his view of the universe.
On this triple division of the soul he founded a systematic view of the four kinds of goodness recognized by the common moral consciousness of Greece, and in later times known as the Cardinal Virtues.
Its demands were met by the Stoic school which separated the moral from the worldly view of life, with an absoluteness and definiteness that caught the imagination; which regarded practical goodness as the highest manifestation of its ideal of wisdom; and which bound the common notions of duty into an apparently coherent system, by a formula that comprehended the whole of human life, and exhibited its relation to the ordered process of the universe.
It is only the lowest form of virtue - the " civic " virtue of Plato's Republic - that is employed in regulating those animal impulses whose presence in the soul is due to its mixture with the body; higher or philosophic wisdom, temperance, courage and justice are essentially purifications from this contagion; until finally the highest mode of goodness is reached, in which the soul has no community with the body, and is entirely turned towards reason.
And though such antinomianism has always been sternly repudiated by the moral consciousness of Christendom, it has never been forgotten that " inwardness," rightness of heart or spirit, is the preeminent characteristic of Christian goodness.
In one view it gives the believer strength to attain, by God's supernatural aid or " grace," a goodness of which he is naturally incapable; in the other view it gives him an assurance that, though he knows himself a sinner deserving of utter condemnation, a perfectly just God still regards him with favour on account of the perfect services and suffering of Christ.
We may notice, in the first place, that the conception of morality as a code which, if not in itself arbitrary, is yet to be accepted by men with unquestioning submission, tends naturally to bring into prominence the virtue of obedience to authority; just as the philosophic view of goodness as the realization of reason gives a special value to self-determination and independence (as we see more clearly in the post-Aristotelian schools where ethics is distinctly separated from politics).
Humility in this latter sense, " before God," is an essential condition of all truly Christian goodness.
Again, - just as the Stoics held wisdom to be indispensable to real rectitude of conduct, while at the same time they included under the notion of wisdom a grasp of physical as well as ethical truth, so the similar emphasis laid on inwardness in Christian ethics caused orthodoxy or correctness of religious belief to be regarded as essential to goodness, and heresy as the most fatal of vices, corrupting as it did the very springs of Christian life.
Love of God in the former holds the same absolute and unique position as the sole element of moral worth in human action, which, as we have seen, was occupied by knowledge of Good in the latter; and we may carry the parallel further by observing that in neither case is this severity in the abstract estimate of goodness necessarily connected with extreme rigidity in practical precepts.
Thus, Hugo of St Victor (1077-1141) argues that all love is necessarily so far " interested " that it involves a desire for union with the beloved; and since eternal happiness consists in this union, it cannot truly be desired apart from God; while Bernard of Clairvaux (1091-1153) more elaborately distinguishes four stages by which the soul is gradually led from (I) merely selfregarding desire for God's aid in distress, to (2) love him for his loving-kindness to it, then also (3) for his absolute goodness, until (4) in rare moments this love for himself alone becomes the sole all-absorbing affection.
" The idea," he says, " of a Supreme Being, infinite in power, goodness, and wisdom, whose workmanship we are, and upon whom we depend, and the idea of ourselves, as understanding rati as are clear in us, would, I suppose, i pursued, afford such foundations of our d as might place morality among the sciences capable of demonstration; wherein, I doubt not, but from self-evident propositions, by necessary consequences as incontestable as those in mathematics, the measure of right and wrong might be made out."
As Locke cannot consistently mean by God's " goodness " anything but the disposition to give pleasure, it might be inferred that the ultimate standard of right rules of action ought to be the common happiness of the beings affected by the action; but Locke does not explicitly adopt this standard.
And again we do not attribute goodness to him merely because his outward acts have beneficial results.
Moral goodness, then, in a " sensible creature " implies primarily disinterested affections, whose direct object is the good of others; but Shaftesbury does not mean (as he has been misunderstood to mean) that only such benevolent social impulses are good, and that these are always good.
Goodness, in short, consists in due combination, in just proportion, of both sorts of " affections," tendency to promote general good being taken as the criterion of the right degrees and proportions.
We have seen that goodness of character consists in a certain harmony of self-regarding and social affections.
But virtue, in Shaftesbury's view, is something more; it implies a recognition of moral goodness and immediate preference of it for its own sake.
This immediate pleasure that we take in goodness (and displeasure in its opposite) is due to a susceptibility which he calls the " reflex " or " moral " sense, and compares with our susceptibility to beauty and deformity in external things; it furnishes both an additional direct impulse to good conduct, and an additional gratification to be taken into account in the reckoning which proves the coincidence of virtue and happiness.
We have seen that in the latter's system the " moral sense " is not absolutely required, or at least is necessary only as a substitute for enlightened self-regard; since if the harmony between prudence and virtue, self-regarding and social impulses, is complete, mere self-interest will prompt a duly enlightened mind to maintain precisely that " balance " of affections in which goodness consists.
In answering this question, Hutcheson avails himself of the scholastic distinction between " material " and " formal " goodness.
As regards "material" goodness of actions, 'he adopts explicitly and unreservedly the formula afterwards taken as fundamental by Bentham; holding that " that action is best which procures the greatest happiness for the greatest numbers, and the worst which in a like manner occasions misery."
The former, while accepting utility as the criterion of " material goodness," had adhered to Shaftesbury's view that dispositions, not results of action, were the proper object of moral approval; at the same time, while giving to benevolence the first place in his account of personal merit, he had shrunk from the paradox of treating it as the sole virtue, and had added a rather undefined and unexplained train of qualities, - veracity, fortitude, activity, industry, sagacity, - immediately approved in various degrees by the " moral sense " or the " sense of dignity."
In this treatise, as in Paley's, we find " every man's own satisfaction, the spring that actuates all his motives," connected with " general good, the root whereout all our rules of conduct and sentiments of honour are to branch," by means of natural theology demonstrating the " unniggardly goodness of the author of nature."
from the standpoint of real goodness they are unsatisfactory, being tainted with evil.
For the difficulty all men meet with in realizing goodness, or in being moral, is not in itself evidence of an inherent contradiction in the nature of goodness as such.
He gave up the psychological hedonism of Mill, and adopted instead a position which may be described as ethical hedonism, according to which the criterion of goodness in any given action is that it produces the greatest possible amount of pleasure.
This absolute Being, this goodness, justice, greatness, is God.
It is certainly an advance on the older patristic theory, in so far as it substitutes for a contest between God and Satan, a contest between the goodness and justice of God; but it puts the whole relation on a merely legal footing, gives it no ethical bearing, and neglects altogether the consciousness of the individual to be redeemed.
6-25, and has been inserted in a Psalm celebrating the goodness of Jehovah to his people on their entrance into Canaan (vv.
The fifty-one treatises of which this encyclopaedia consists are interspersed with apologues in true Oriental style, and the idea of goodness, of moral perfection, is as prominent an end in every discourse as it was in the alleged dream of al-Ma ` mun.
problems of the nature of human goodness - i.e.
how a merely human being could appreciate the nature of or display divine goodness - and the epistemological problem of explaining how finite mind can cognize the infinite.
And goodness, there's a lot of optimism, just as there are a lot of majestic mid-tempo ballads.
Thank goodness that Drosselmeyer was still part of the action and somebody on stage knew how to treat a principal ballerina.
To my English gardening hands they feel bereft of any moisture or goodness.
It requires that we consciously abandon the deeply ingrained conceit that we have any goodness in and of ourselves, apart from God.
Asked how nerve conduction studies work at which point bell went thank goodness.
Thanks goodness for that, he said showing rather conspicuous prejudice!
What we need is a database property that says " for goodness sake do not debug this database!
defecate on the land and give back the transformed goodness of the plants they had eaten in their manure.
He is total dimwit and acts like a 5yr old, so goodness knows how he ever got voted as the most intelligent HM?
After soaking, the prunes are lifted from the madeira and then quickly enrobed in good dark chocolate to seal in the goodness.
They couldn't see that his goodness would arouse such envy.
George the third, grandson of the second, so called, Was for virtues and goodness of heart much extolled.
This is why Moore's own view of goodness as sui generis and irreducible is supposed to avoid the naturalistic fallacy.
For goodness sake he didn't even look particularly feminine - yet they were always claiming they thought he was a girl.
gargantuan amounts of gastro goodness, which was another reason why I didnÃ¢t write.
I am armed with a small potted geranium, which will absorb your goodness, leaving you completely defenseless!
thank goodness they don't take long to kill!
Judaism affirms the inherent goodness of the world and its people as creations of G-d.
At the raising of Jarius's daughter, they saw the goodness of the Lord.
That's not to say we should go around hating ourselves or that we must never enjoy the goodness of God's creation.
Lane was a firm believer in the innate goodness of children.
Spectator: Brain food - Ann Colter's meaty goodness.
Its place in ethics has to be taken by the idea of infinite goodness.
My hope is that it conveys a wholesome goodness that can refresh Web sites with high quality design.
Surely the crisis in which was summed up the whole conflict between good and evil, and the victory of divine goodness over evil.
goodness sake haven't they seen the film?
goodness someone has finally said it.
Janet says: thank goodness we have a common goal the object is to make the best quality of whatever we make.
Let thy priests, O LORD God, be clothed with salvation, and let thy saints rejoice in thy goodness.
goodness ' sake, is STILL in the charts at number 15.
goodness of fit to be included your appeal be will help you.
goodness of humanity.
goodness of all creation.
goodness of fit statistics and coefficient values for all eight of the models.
goodness of human beings can overcome all the odds.
Let us therefore recognize the goodness of genuine humility.
incarnated on earth to restore goodness whenever there is an increase of evil.
Which is defined oy my goodness itself was principally and that interracial.
Love is gladdened by goodness and always slow to expose and eager to believe the best but we are often judgmental.
layout grid is much quicker, thank goodness.
rockabilly fan of today it's a matter of, thank Goodness!
Madonna's Hung Up, which was out in October for goodness ' sake, is STILL in the charts at number 15.
For goodness sake haven't they seen the film?
Thank goodness he did not live to see the shambles that turned into the Tories ' privatization of the railways.
Saturday December 18th I am feeling really well, not too sickly at all thank goodness!
So thank goodness everyone's favorite retro sweetie has now been lovingly immortalized in silver.
ALL: give thanks to the Lord for his goodness, his mercy is eternal.
thousandth part of the goodness of God to my soul.
The almost universal use of white pottery (thank goodness!
He felt, in the face of distrust of divine veracity or of the divine goodness, an emotion of simple amazement.
very heart of the wheat, Hovis has all the natural goodness of essential vitamins.
How powerful is the objection from God's goodness against theological voluntarism?
wholesome goodness in every feed.
Providence has instilled into the heart of man a sentiment of justice and goodness, of beauty and of truth, that is manifested differently at different times.
We might mislead ourselves if we interpreted this expression as referring to moral goodness; on the other hand, Plato more than most of the Greeks thinks of moral virtue as an imitation of God.
His theory of the development of free-will (the objective spirit), which takes its start from Kant's conception of history, with its three stages of legal right, morality as determined by motive and instinctive goodness (Sittlichkeit), might almost as well be expressed in terms of a thoroughly naturalistic doctrine of human development.
His cheerful conversation, his smart and lively sallies, a singular mixture of malice of speech with goodness of heart, and of delicacy of wit with simplicity of manners, rendered him a pleasing and interesting companion; and if his manner was sometimes plain almost to the extent of rudeness, it probably set all the better an example of a much-needed reform to the class to which he belonged.
Between optimism and pessimism is the theory of "meliorism," according to which the world on the whole makes progress in goodness.
In popular usage "conscience" is generally understood to give intuitively authoritative decisions as regards the moral quality of single actions; this usage implicitly assumes that every action has an objective or intrinsic goodness or badness, which "conscience" may be said to discern much in the same way as the eye sees or the ear hears.
Hence it is used to describe a vague time in the future when all flaws in human existence will have vanished, and perfect goodness and happiness will prevail.
In Job, which is probably the earliest of the philosophical books, the question whether God is just is not definitely answered: the prologue affirms that the sufferings of good men, suggested by the sneer of Satan, are intended to demonstrate the reality of human goodness; elsewhere (v.
He must prefer goodness in the midst of torture to evil with unlimited pleasure.
In this way he rises like Plato to the absolute Goodness, Justice and Truth, and then proceeds in Neoplatonic fashion to a deduction of the Trinity as involved in the idea of the divine Word (see further Anselm).
All we hear of Barnabas points to goodness of heart ("a good man," xi.
The first part ends with a reply to objections based on the universal consent of men, on the assurance given by touch of the extra existence of the visible world, and on the truth and goodness of God (Descartes), which would be impugned if our senses deceived us.
He thinks with Berkeley that objects of sight are quite distinct from those of touch, and that the one therefore cannot give any assurance of the other; and he asks the Cartesians to consider how far God's truth and goodness are called in question by their denial of the externality of the secondary qualities.
Herein the king's " most humble subjects daily orators, and bedesmen " of the clergy of England, in view of his goodness and fervent Christian zeal and his learning far exceeding that of all other kings that they have read of, agree never to assemble in convocation except at the king's summons, and to enact and, promulgate no constitution or ordinances except they receive the royal assent and authority.
I humbly pray from Thine immense goodness and clemency, through the Blood of Jesus Christ, that Thou wilt deign to accept this sacrifice in the odour of sweetness; and as Thou hast granted me to desire and to offer this, so wilt Thou bestow abundant grace to fulfil it."
When Mahomet spoke of the goodness of the Lord in creating the clouds, and bringing them across the cheerless desert, and pouring them out on the earth to restore its rich vegetation, that must have been a picture of thrilling interest to the Arabs, who are accustomed to see from three to five years elapse before a copious shower comes to clothe the wilderness once more with luxuriant pastures.
The true spirit of wisdom appears not in aspiring to teach, but in goodness and meekness of life (ch.
Faith, hope and boundless charity pervade the " Questions of Life," " Invocation," and " The Two Angels," and are exquisitely blended in " The Eternal Goodness," perhaps the most enduring of his lyrical poems. " We can do without a Church," he wrote in a letter;" we cannot do without God, and of Him we are sure."
I cannot fathom or define their meaning any more than I can fathom or define love or religion or goodness.
Thank goodness I ca n't drink or I 'd still be recuperating now.
For the rockabilly fan of today it 's a matter of, thank Goodness !
Goodness me what a shambles at the back during the Cheltenham draw at the KC Stadium.
Saturday December 18th I am feeling really well, not too sickly at all thank goodness !
So thank goodness everyone 's favorite retro sweetie has now been lovingly immortalized in silver.
ALL: Give thanks to the Lord for his goodness, his mercy is eternal.
I have not time, room, or expression, to tell a thousandth part of the goodness of God to my soul.
The almost universal use of white pottery (thank goodness !
Made from the very heart of the wheat, Hovis has all the natural goodness of essential vitamins.
How powerful is the objection from God 's goodness against theological voluntarism?
Thank goodness for the Energy Ninjas, who are here to show you lots of ways we avoid wasting energy !
Which means you can be sure they 're getting 100% wholesome goodness in every feed.
She knew milkshakes had a bad effect on her digestion, but she couldn’t resist the creamy, chocolatey goodness.
Thank goodness, they're finally putting in carpool lanes on the local highway.
This leniency on the creditor's part isn't all from the goodness of its heart though.
Herbal tea draws the nutritional and medicinal goodness of herbs into water, providing you with their benefits in a soluble form.
The murky bits you see floating in the bottle are called the mother of vinegar, and contain most of the goodness to be found in apple cider vinegar.
I truly learned to blend colors and apply makeup at 8 years old - thank goodness, it was the 60's and not as much makeup was worn then!
Lastly, it unites musk, black amber and the heady, evergreen goodness of Sequoia.
With just a little effort, you can fill that jar or bottle with home made goodness and turn it into a heart felt gift any foodie would cherish.
Cake is your canvas and your Halloween cake ideas will revolve around that spongy goodness.
This is what sets it apart from other dishes - the two bits of rounded bread that create a wrapper around the meaty goodness.
Thank goodness, you have your ever-ready stash of pesto in the fridge.
But when you do see it, you can trust the product offers true whole-grain goodness.
Not the kind of "thank goodness he's in jail" sigh, but the "Why?" kind of sigh.
Whether you're looking for a vet or hoping to become one, thanks goodness there are veterianarians for dogs.
You're doing a great job and thank goodness you came into this dog's life.
Oh my goodness, I was so worried, but thank the powers that be Senny was just fine and ready to eat his regular dinner.
Thank goodness there really are no rules or superstitions that you need to worry about when it comes to naming your dog.
My Goodness Duds produces and sells baby clothes in the United States.
The products are great for gifts or to bring a bit of organic goodness into your own home.
My Goodness Duds has a bunch of cute clothing for fall and winter, including Christmas-themed clothing.
Organic dry milk combines all the goodness of organic milk with the convenience of dry or powdered milk.
Organic milk combines all the goodness of milk with the benefits of organic production methods.
Roasting nuts in the oven under low heat will add flavor while retaining all the goodness you've come to expect from a natural, organic product.
The name is plain, but in Beach Volleyball: Summer Heat for the PS2, you'll find a lot of goodness that makes it worth playing.
And by goodness, I mean good-looking video game babes.
With a great soundtrack and lots of unlockables, there's lots of goodness in this game to keep you interested for a long time.
To trigger its powerful goodness, simply swap it with a gem of a color you have carefully chosen.
But with the facelift, unfortunately, a bit of the old goodness was lost.
Bison expelled all the goodness in his heart to harness Psycho Power, that goodness formed within Rose.
Follow her on the seventh installment of her adventures, Tomb Raider Legend, in all of her pixelated booty goodness.
Add your favorites by clicking the "Edit" button, or just browse through for tons of video game goodness!
Tunes from Katamari Damacy, Super Mario Sunshine, Chrono Trigger, Bomberman and many more fill the CD with over an hour of gaming goodness.
Playing a game -- any game, not just video games -- initiates this cycle and causes your brain to let loose these chemicals of goodness.
Take advantage of that motion-sensitive goodness and dive right into Wii Play, but not before you check out all these juicy cheats, unlockables, and Easter eggs.
Thank goodness Nintendo decided to include Wii Sports as a pack-in title for their next-generation system.
Zoids: The Battle Begins was released way back in 1986, eventually paving the way for more robotic goodness in the form of the Zoids VS series, which went on to spark two sequels.
Using extensive clinical interviews to gather information about children's behavior as well as parents' values and expectations, they examined what they termed the goodness of fit between the individual child and his or her environment.
The notion of goodness of fit also helps to explain why some children in a given family seem to get along better with their parents than their siblings do.
Goodness of fit-A term first used by Thomas and Chess to describe the importance of children's interactions with their environment as well as their basic temperament in understanding their later growth and development.
It smells of rich chocolaty goodness while deeply conditioning strands to renew shine.
An article on beginner sewing projects not only gives advice on what newcomers may want to tackle, but offers three useful patterns that will result in handmade goodness.
Thank goodness beach hunks come in all forms!
Well, as Bob Dylan sang, the times they are a-changin', and thank goodness for that!
But, you are probably wondering where you can find these treasures of board game goodness?
Candles are a remarkable means by which to inhale health since their combined light and heat readily convey herbal goodness through a variety of chemical processes.
Chocolate Cupcakes with Peppermint Frosting - For goodness' sake, just look at 'em!
Delicious Christmas sugar cookies bring back treasured holiday memories and help create new ones with every whiff of sugary goodness and bite of a sweet treat.
Go Somewhere During the Day on October 31 - For goodness' sakes, do not dress a baby in a cute costume and then stay home all day.
Libra usually has a very liberal perspective and believes in the inherent goodness of most people.
He may have pictured the popcorn machine in his head, smelling the buttery goodness of hot, fresh popcorn.
Howard Miller World Travel Clock Radio: Inside its pocket-sized case lies a world of timekeeping goodness.
Durbo: Big surf lovers will rejoice when they behold the goodness that is the Durbo.
The good thing about these is that they hold a great amount of goodness even if they are eaten from a tin, they don't necessarily have to be fresh.
Harry & David gift baskets range from simple and sweet to piles of gourmet goodness.
The downside of this website is that you can't actually do your shopping here, but the good news is that the site is a clearinghouse of links to other websites that are well-stocked with your Canadian lingerie goodness.
Fresh Pair has the Playtex Thank Goodness It Fits Seamless Stretch Foam bra with soft cups and no underwire.
Styles by the company include the 18 hour bra, Playtex Secrets, Cross Your Heart, Thank Goodness It Fits!, and Everyday Basics.
Thank goodness for the memories those lone-hit vocalists left us with!
Every person that works on the house does it out of the goodness of their hearts and is not guaranteed to be on TV.
But even his goodness is no match for the ring's seduction and he nearly falls victim to it if not for Gollum's attack, which rips the ring away plunging both Gollum and the ring into the fires of Mordor.
Suddenly, the market was beyond intrigued by the notion of lathering up in calorie-free goodness that could only be described as second best to the real thing.
Hard as Nails Xtreme Wear: This lineup provides all the goodness of the original Hard as Nails range, but offers a little zing in the color department.
All this is not to make you paranoid or keep you from wanting to enjoy all the fun and goodness there is on MySpace, but you certainly do want to be safe about all the interactions you take part in, whether you are a teenager or an adult.
He has not bequeathed an imposing system, hardly even a striking discovery in metaphysics, but he is a signal example in the Anglo-Saxon world of the love of attainable truth for the sake of truth and goodness.
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