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" I can say nothing more consoling to you, for love in action is a harsh and dreadful thing compared with love in dreams. Love in dreams is greedy for immediate action, rapidly performed and in the sight of all. Men will even give their lives if only the... "
Dorothy Day and the Catholic Worker: Teaching and Learning about Writing in ... - Page 9
by Nancy L. Roberts - 1984 - 226 pages
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Existentialism For and Against

Paul Roubiczek - Philosophy - 1964 - 208 pages
...what matters. Or, as Dostoevsky also says: 'Everyone can love occasionally, even the wicked can . . . Love in action is a harsh and dreadful thing compared with love in dreams ... is labour and fortitude.'1 Such a description of love may sound harsh indeed, but both Kierkegaard...
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Fundamentals of the Faith: Essays in Christian Apologetics

Peter Kreeft - Religion - 1988 - 300 pages
...identity, we wake up. Perhaps it is the reverse. Practical Hinduism is also like a dream. Dostoevsky says, "Love in action is a harsh and dreadful thing compared with love in dreams. " Hinduism teaches compassion, but not love in action, the demanding, willful, personal, moral love...
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Christianity for Modern Pagans: Pascal's Pensées Edited, Outlined, and Explained

Peter Kreeft - Religion - 1993 - 341 pages
...thought; actively, not passively and sentimentally. "I can tell you nothing more comforting than this. For love in action is a harsh and dreadful thing compared with love in dreams." This is scriptural love. Scripture never tells us to love "humanity" or to love "ideals", only to love...
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Ecumenical Jihad: Ecumenism and the Culture War

Peter Kreeft - Religion - 1996 - 172 pages
...spontaneous human feeling or "compassion". "I am sorry I can tell you nothing more comforting. For love in action is a harsh and dreadful thing compared with love in dreams." Apparently the woman fails the test, for she is one of those who has grand schemes for the salvation...
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On Pilgrimage

Dorothy Day - Biography & Autobiography - 1972 - 256 pages
...that Dorothy Day has many times repeated: "Love in action is a harsh and dreadful thing compared to love in dreams. Love in dreams is greedy for immediate...ordeal does not last long but is soon over, with all looking and applauding as though on the stage. But active love is labor and fortitude, and for some...
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Who Count as Persons?: Human Identity and the Ethics of Killing

John F. Kavanaugh, SJ - Medical - 2001 - 240 pages
...be too frightened even at your evil actions. I am sorry I can say nothing more consoling to you, for love in action is a harsh and dreadful thing compared...ordeal does not last long but is soon over, with all looking on and applauding as though on the stage. But active love is labor and fortitude, and for some...
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Seeking Understanding: The Stob Lectures, 1986-1998

Calvin College, Calvin Theological Seminary - Philosophy - 2001 - 550 pages
...calls the only truly Christian love. It is the love Dostoyevski calls "love in action" when he says "Love in action is a harsh and dreadful thing compared with love in dreams." "Love in action" is "disponihle," as Marcel says: it is available to be used without limit, it is ready to work...
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Come to the Banquet: Nourishing Our Spiritual Hunger

Tim Muldoon - Religion - 2002 - 145 pages
...Zossima clarifies what he means. It is an insightful look into what Christian agape love is about: Love in dreams is greedy for immediate action, rapidly...ordeal does not last long but is soon over, with all looking on and applauding as though on the stage. But active IIQO & love is labor and fortitude, and...
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In Defense of Nature: The History Nobody Told You About

Richard Michael Pasichnyk - History - 2002 - 696 pages
...don't be frightened at your own evil actions. I am sorry I could say nothing more consoling to you. For love in action is a harsh and dreadful thing compared with love and dreams. Love and dreams is greedy for immediate action. Rapidly performed so everyone can see....
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Dreadful Conversions: The Making of a Catholic Socialist

John C. Cort - Biography & Autobiography - 2003 - 355 pages
...such as Dostoyevsky and Tolstoy or Englishmen as varied as Dickens and Orwell. That Dostoyevsky quote, "Love in action is a harsh and dreadful thing, compared with love in dreams," is a feeler-and-doer's quote that confirms Macdonald's perception, but it also refutes Macdonald because...
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