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William Temple

Data de nascimento: 15. Outubro 1881
Data de falecimento: 26. Outubro 1944
Outros nomes:Sir William Temple

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William Temple foi um religioso inglês, sacerdote da Igreja Anglicana. Ele atuou como bispo de Manchester , arcebispo de York e arcebispo de Cantuária .

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„All the precepts of Christianity agree to teach and command us to moderate our passions, to temper our affections towards all things below; to be thankful for the possession, and patient under the loss whenever he that gave it shall see fit to take away.“

— William Temple
"To the Countess of Essex, Upon Her Grief occasioned by the loss of Her only Daughter" (29 January 1674), in Miscellanea (4th ed. pub. 1705), p. 172. Variant: "Christianity teaches us to moderate our passions; to temper our affections toward all things below; to be thankful for the possession, and patient under loss, whenever He who gave shall see fit to take away." Reported in Josiah Hotchkiss Gilbert, Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895), p. 140.

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„Whoever converses much among the old books, will be something hard to please among the new.“

— William Temple
Miscellanea (1690), Part II, Essay "Upon the Ancient and Modern Learning".