Quotes: committing

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  • William Arthur Ward
    William Arthur Ward
    American writer and poet 1921-1994
    William Arthur Ward
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    Committing a great truth to memory is admirable; committing it to life is wisdom.
  • Confucius
    Confucius
    Chinese philosopher 551 BC - 479 BC
    Confucius
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    A man who has committed a mistake and doesn't correct it is committing another mistake.
  • Paul Goodman
    Paul Goodman
    American writer, poet, criticus 1911-1972
    Paul Goodman
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    For mankind, speech with a capital S is especially meaningful and committing, more than the content communicated. The outcry of the newborn and the sound of the bells are fraught with mystery more than the baby's woeful face or the venerable tower.
  • Myriam Miedzian
    Myriam Miedzian
    American philosopher and author
    Myriam Miedzian
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    If human beings are to survive in a nuclear age, committing acts of violence may eventually have to become as embarrassing as urinating or defecating in public are today.
  • Auberon Herbert
    Auberon Herbert
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    If you tie a man's hands there is nothing moral about his not committing murder.
  • Nathaniel Hawthorne
    Nathaniel Hawthorne
    American short story writer 1804-1864
    Nathaniel Hawthorne
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    My fortune somewhat resembled that of a person who should entertain an idea of committing suicide, and, altogether beyond his hopes, meet with the good hap to be murdered.
  • Woodrow Wilson
    Woodrow Wilson
    American president 1856-1924
    Woodrow Wilson
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    Never attempt to murder a man who is committing suicide.
  • The English seem to think drinking wine is like committing adultery, something you do rarely and abroad.
    Source: Motherland (2012)
  • George Orwell
    George Orwell
    English writer (ps. of Eric Blair) 1903-1950
    George Orwell
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    Those who 'abjure' violence can do so only because others are committing violence on their behalf.
  • Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    French writer 1613-1680
    Francois de la Rochefoucauld
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    Those who are incapable of committing great crimes do not readily suspect them in others.
  • Comte de Lautréamont
    Comte de Lautréamont
    French poet born in Uruguay 1846-1870
    Comte de Lautréamont
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    Throughout my life, I have seen narrow-shouldered men, without a single exception, committing innumerable stupid acts, brutalizing their fellows and perverting souls by all means. They call the motive for their actions fame.
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