Sylvan Barnet Famous Quotes & Sayings

2 Sylvan Barnet Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

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We can say that Faustus makes a choice, and that he is responsible for his choice, but there is in the play a suggestion - sometimes explicit, sometimes only dimly implicit - that Faustus comes to destruction not merely through his own actions but through the actions of a hostile cosmos that entraps him. In this sense, too, there is something of Everyman in Faustus. The story of Adam, for instance, insists on Adam's culpability; Adam, like Faustus, made himself, rather than God, the center of his existence. And yet, despite the traditional expositions, one cannot entirely suppress the commonsense response that if the Creator knew Adam would fall, the Creator rather than Adam is responsible for the fall; Adam ought to have been created of better stuff. Sylvan Barnet Sayings: We can say that Faustus makes a choice, and that he is responsible for his
Man is mortal. This is his fate. Man pretends not to be mortal. That is his sin. Man is a creature of time and place, whose perspectives and insights are invariably conditioned by his immediate circumstances. Sylvan Barnet Sayings: Man is mortal. This is his fate. Man pretends not to be mortal. That is