Quotes by harmless
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American "First Lady" and columnist 1884-1962
A trait no other nation seems to possess in quite the same degree that we do - namely, a feeling of almost childish injury and resentment unless the world as a whole recognizes how innocent we are of anything but the most generous and harmless intentions.
American painter 1860-1894
All the aftermath that so frequently follows in the wake of war still confront the nation, and we now, as ever before, must hold fast to the ancient landmarks and see to it that all of these plagues that threaten so mightily shall be rendered harmless.
An harmless flaming meteor shone for hair,
And fell adown his shoulders with loose care.Source: Davideis, book ii, line 95. Compare: Loose his beard and hoary hair / Streamd like a meteor to the troubled air, Thomas Gray, The Bard, i. 2.
American writer 1902-1983
Compassion is the antitoxin of the soul: where there is compassion even the most poisonous impulses remain relatively harmless.
American economist 1912-
Concentrated power is not rendered harmless by the good intentions of those who create it.
Humility is not my forte, and whenever I dwell for any length of time on my own shortcomings, they gradually begin to seem mild, harmless, rather engaging little things, not at all like the staring defects in other people's characters.
English writer 1812-1870
I feel an earnest and humble desire, and shall till I die, to increase the stock of harmless cheerfulness.
Italian writer 1932 -
I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had an underlying truth.Source: De slinger van Foucault (2007) 104
Spiritual leader, born as Siddhartha Gautama ca. 450 BC - ca. 370 BC
If a man offend a harmless, pure, and innocent person, the evil falls back upon that fool, like light dust thrown up against the wind.
English writer 1709-1784
Lexicographer: a writer of dictionaries, a harmless drudge, that busies himself in tracing the original, and detailing the signification of words.
English comedian, musician and actor 1965-
Marijuana? It's harmless really, unless you fashion it into a club and beat somebody over the head with it.
'Beards' (track 12) 5:29Source: Bewilderness: New York (audio CD, 2002)
English poet and playwright 1631-1700
Nature meant me a wife, a silly harmless household Dove, fond without art; and kind without deceit.
American golf player 1955-
there is no such thing as a harmless truth.
British occultist, writer, and mountaineer 1875-1947
There is only one really safe, mild, harmless beverage and you can drink as much of that as you like without running the slightest risk, and what you say when you want it is, ''Garcon! Un Pernod!''
American investigative journalist and author 1944-
We are in the process of creating what deserves to be called the idiot culture. Not an idiot sub-culture, which every society has bubbling beneath the surface and which can provide harmless fun; but the culture itself. For the first time, the weird and the stupid and the coarse are becoming our cultural norm, even our cultural ideal.
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