Joseph Butler Quotes and its meanings

Joseph Butler has written on many topics. Some of the topics he has discussed most are as follows;

Alone Cool Food Happiness Nature Respect

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What does Joseph Butler write about?

Joseph Butler has written on many topics but he is most famous for his work about alone, cool, food, happiness, nature & respect. People always share Alone quotes, Cool quotes, food, happiness, nature & respect from his literary works.

What are the top most famous quotes by Joseph Butler?

Here are the top most famous quotes by Joseph Butler.

  • The private interest of the individual would not be sufficiently provided for by reasonable and cool self-love alone therefore the appetites and passions are placed within as a guard and further security, without which it would not be taken due care of.
  • Compassion is a call, a demand of nature, to relieve the unhappy as hunger is a natural call for food.
  • Happiness does not consist in self-love.
  • Every man hath a general desire of his own happiness and likewise a variety of particular affections, passions, and appetites to particular external objects.
  • Happiness or satisfaction consists only in the enjoyment of those objects which are by nature suited to our several particular appetites, passions, and affections.
  • The sum of the whole is plainly this: The nature of man considered in his single capacity, and with respect only to the present world, is adapted and leads him to attain the greatest happiness he can for himself in the present world.
  • Love of our neighbour, then, has just the same respect to, is no more distant from, self-love, than hatred of our neighbour, or than love or hatred of anything else.