Quotes 1 till 10 of 10.
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.
A good education is usually harmful to a dancer. A good calf is better than a good head.
Any confrontation, such as a verbal one with the United States, would be harmful for everybody.
Remy de Gourmont
French Novelist, Philosopher, Poet, Playwright 1858-19150
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
English biologist 1825-18950
Irrationally held truths may be more harmful than reasoned errors.
Booker T. Washington
American Black Leader and Educator 1856-19150
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
American business magnate, investor, author and philanthropist 1955-0
The belief that the world is getting worse, that we can't solve extreme poverty and disease, isn't just mistaken. It is harmful.
Czech statesman, writer and former dissident 1936-20110
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?
Chinese politician 1893-19760
To read too many books is harmful.
British novelist 1867-19310
Your own mind is a sacred enclosure into which nothing harmful can enter except by your permission.