Corliss Lamont

Corliss Lamont

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Author Profession: US Philosopher
Born: March 28, 1902
Died: April 26, 1995
Birth Sign: Aries

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True freedom is the capacity for acting according to one's true character, to be altogether one's self, to be self-determined and not subject to outside coercion.

The intuition of free will gives us the truth.

I believe firmly that in making ethical decisions, man has the prerogative of true freedom of choice.

Intuition does not in itself amount to knowledge, yet cannot be disregarded by philosophers and psychologists.

Human beings and their actions constitute the advancing front, the surging crest of an ongoing movement that never stops.

The act of willing this or that, of choosing among various courses of conduct, is central in the realm of ethics.

The dynamic, creative present, however conditioned and restricted by the effects of prior presents, possesses genuine initiative.

The cause-effect sequences in our brains are just as determining, just as inescapable, as anywhere else in Nature.

Most men, I am convinced, have an unmistakable feeling at the final moment of significant choice that they are making a free decision, that they can really decide which one of two or more roads to follow.

The success of our operas rests most of the time in the hands of the conductor. This person is as necessary as a tenor or a prima donna. Giuseppe Verdi

My definition of a friend is somebody who adores you even though they know the things you're most ashamed of. Jodie Foster

I really am happy that I met my agency and my management company, because they see me as a person and not just a Latin woman. Daniella Alonso

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