Quotes by curse

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  • I think the greatest curse of American society has been the idea of an easy millennialism - that some new drug, or the next election or the latest in social engineering will solve everything.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    Is there not some chosen curse, some hidden thunder in the stores of heaven, red with uncommon wrath, to blast the man who owes his greatness to his country's ruin!
  • Confucius
    Confucius
    Chinese philosopher 551 BC - 479 BC
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    It is better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.
  • William Faulkner
    William Faulkner
    American writer 1897-1962
    William Faulkner
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    A man's moral conscience is the curse he had to accept from the gods in order to gain from them the right to dream.
  • Anna Quindlen
    Anna Quindlen
    American author and journalist 1952-
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    All parents should be aware that when they mock or curse gay people, they may be mocking or cursing their own child.
  • John Gay
    John Gay
    British playwright and poet 1688-1732
    John Gay
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    An open foe may prove a curse, but a pretended friend is worse.
  • Samuel Taylor Coleridge
    Samuel Taylor Coleridge
    English poet and critic 1772-1834
    Samuel Taylor Coleridge
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    An orphan's curse would drag to hell, a spirit from on high; but oh! more horrible than that, is a curse in a dead man's eye!
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
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    And seeing ignorance is the curse of God, Knowledge the wing wherewith we fly to heaven.
    Source: Henry VI 4, 7
  • Carter G. Woodson
    Carter G. Woodson
    American historian, author and journalist 1875-1950
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    As another has well said, to handicap a student by teaching him that his black face is a curse and that his struggle to change his condition is hopeless is the worst sort of lynching.
  • Benjamin Disraeli
    Benjamin Disraeli
    English statesman and writer 1804-1881
    Benjamin Disraeli
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    Books are fatal: they are the curse of the human race. Nine-tenths of existing books are nonsense, and the clever books are the refutation of that nonsense. The greatest misfortune that ever befell man was the invention of printing.
  • William Arthur Ward
    William Arthur Ward
    American writer and poet 1921-1994
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    Change, like sunshine, can be a friend or a foe, a blessing or a curse, a dawn or a dusk.
  • William Blake
    William Blake
    English poet 1757-1827
    William Blake
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    Christianity is art and not money. Money is its curse.
  • Alexander Pope
    Alexander Pope
    English poet 1688-1744
    Alexander Pope
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    Curse on all laws, but those that love has made.
  • Richard Brinsley Sheridan
    Richard Brinsley Sheridan
    Anglo-Irish dramatist 1751-1816
    Richard Brinsley Sheridan
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    Easy writings curse is hard reading.
  • Hannah Arendt
    Hannah Arendt
    German-born American political theorist 1906-1975
    Hannah Arendt
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    Economic growth may one day turn out to be a curse rather than a good, and under no conditions can it either lead into freedom or constitute a proof for its existence.
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