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William Arthur Ward
American writer and poet 1921-1994+7
Committing a great truth to memory is admirable; committing it to life is wisdom.
Chinese philosopher 551 BC - 479 BC+1
A man who has committed a mistake and doesn't correct it is committing another mistake.
American writer, poet, criticus 1911-19720
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.
American philosopher and author0
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.
If you tie a man's hands there is nothing moral about his not committing murder.
American short story writer 1804-18640
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.
American president 1856-19240
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)
English writer (ps. of Eric Blair) 1903-19500
Those who 'abjure' violence can do so only because others are committing violence on their behalf.
Francois de la Rochefoucauld
French writer 1613-16800
Those who are incapable of committing great crimes do not readily suspect them in others.
Comte de Lautréamont
French poet born in Uruguay 1846-18700
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.