Quotes by impotence

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  • Napoleon
    Napoleon
    French Emperor 1769-1821
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    Do you know what amazes me more than anything else? The impotence of force to organize anything.
  • Charles Caleb Colton
    Charles Caleb Colton
    English writer 1780-1832
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    It is only when the rich are sick that they fully feel the impotence of wealth.
  • Johann Kaspar Lavater
    Johann Kaspar Lavater
    Swiss theologist and mysticist 1741-1801
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    Airs of importance are the credentials of impotence.
  • Aleister Crowley
    Aleister Crowley
    British occultist, writer, and mountaineer 1875-1947
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    Intolerance is evidence of impotence.
  • Henry Miller
    Henry Miller
    American writer 1891-1980
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    Remorse is impotence, it will sin again. Only repentance is strong, it can end everything.
  • Aaron Hill
    Aaron Hill
    English dramatist and writer 1685-1750
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    Servile doubt argues an impotence of mind, that says we fear because we dare not meet misfortunes.
  • Salman Rushdie
    Salman Rushdie
    Engels writer 1948-
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    Such is the miraculous nature of the future of exiles: what is first uttered in the impotence of an overheated apartment becomes the fate of nations.
  • August Strindberg
    August Strindberg
    Swedish writer 1849-1912
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    The hood-winked husband shows his anger, and the word jealous is flung in his face. Jealous husband equals betrayed husband. And there are women who look upon jealousy as synonymous with impotence, so that the betrayed husband can only shut his eyes, powerless in the face of such accusations.
  • Carlos Fuentes
    Carlos Fuentes
    Mexican novelist and essayist 1928-2012
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    The language of Mexicans springs from abysmal extremes of power and impotence, domination and resentment.
  • Joseph Roux
    Joseph Roux
    French cartografist 1725-1793
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    We call that person who has lost his father, an orphan; and a widower that man who has lost his wife. But that man who has known the immense unhappiness of losing a friend, by what name do we call him? Here every language is silent and holds its peace in impotence.
  • Robert M. Lindner
    Robert M. Lindner
    American author and psychologist 1914-1956
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    What a person wills and not what they know determines their worth or unworth, power or impotence, happiness or unhappiness.
  • Simone Weil
    Simone Weil
    French philosopher 1909-1943
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    The afflicted are not listened to. They are like someone whose tongue has been cut out and who occasionally forgets the fact. When they move their lips no ear perceives any sound. And they themselves soon sink into impotence in the use of language, because of the certainty of not being heard.
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