Quotes: harmful

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  • A custom loathsome to the eye, hateful to the nose, harmful to the brain, dangerous to the lungs, and in the black, stinking fume thereof nearest resembling the horrible Stygian smoke of the pit that is bottomless.
  • Agnes de Mille
    Agnes de Mille
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    A good education is usually harmful to a dancer. A good calf is better than a good head.
  • Alain Juppe
    Alain Juppe
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    Any confrontation, such as a verbal one with the United States, would be harmful for everybody.
  • Remy de Gourmont
    Remy de Gourmont
    French Novelist, Philosopher, Poet, Playwright 1858-1915
    Remy de Gourmont
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    Industry has operated against the artisan in favor of the idler, and also in favor of capital and against labor. Any mechanical invention whatsoever has been more harmful to humanity than a century of war.
  • Thomas Henry Huxley
    Thomas Henry Huxley
    English biologist 1825-1895
    Thomas Henry Huxley
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    Irrationally held truths may be more harmful than reasoned errors.
  • Booker T. Washington
    Booker T. Washington
    American Black Leader and Educator 1856-1915
    Booker T. Washington
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    Of all forms of slavery there is none that is so harmful and degrading as that form of slavery which tempts one human being to hate another by reason of his race or color.

    Source: Speech New York City, 12-2-1909

  • Bill Gates
    Bill Gates
    American business magnate, investor, author and philanthropist 1955-
    Bill Gates
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    The belief that the world is getting worse, that we can't solve extreme poverty and disease, isn't just mistaken. It is harmful.


  • Vaclav Havel
    Vaclav Havel
    Czech statesman, writer and former dissident 1936-2011
    Vaclav Havel
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    There can be no doubt that distrust of words is less harmful than unwarranted trust in them. Besides, to distrust words, and indict them for the horrors that might slumber unobtrusively within them - isn't this, after all, the true vocation of the intellectual?
  • Mao Tse-Tung
    Mao Tse-Tung
    Chinese politician 1893-1976
    Mao Tse-Tung
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    To read too many books is harmful.
  • Arnold Bennett
    Arnold Bennett
    British novelist 1867-1931
    Arnold Bennett
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    Your own mind is a sacred enclosure into which nothing harmful can enter except by your permission.
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