Quotes: impotent

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  • Clarendon
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    Anger is the most impotent of passions. It effects nothing it goes about, and hurts the one who is possessed by it more than the one against whom it is directed.
  • Frantz Fanon
    Frantz Fanon
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    Fervor is the weapon of choice of the impotent.
  • Arthur Christopher Benson
    Arthur Christopher Benson
    English essayist, poet, author and academic 1862-1925
    Arthur Christopher Benson
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    I believe in instinct, not in reason. When reason is right, nine times out of ten it is impotent, and when it prevails, nine times out of ten it is wrong.
  • George Santayana
    George Santayana
    Spanish - American philosopher 1863 - 1952
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    It is veneer, rouge, aestheticism, art museums, new theaters, etc. that make America impotent. The good things are football, kindness, and jazz bands.
  • Blaise Pascal
    Blaise Pascal
    French physicist, mathematician and philosopher 1623-1662
    Blaise Pascal
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    Law, without force, is impotent.
  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
    Aldous Huxley
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    Love is as necessary to human beings as food and shelter; [but] without intelligence, ... love is impotent and freedom unattainable.
  • Tony Robbins
    Tony Robbins
    American author, entrepreneur, philanthropist and life coach 1960-
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    People are not lazy. They simply have impotent goals - that is, goals that do not inspire them.
  • Anthony Robbins
    Anthony Robbins
    American author, entrepreneur, philanthropist and life coach 1960-
    Anthony Robbins
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    People are not lazy. They simply have impotent goals - that is, goals that do not inspire them.
  • Edward Dahlberg
    Edward Dahlberg
    American novelist, essayist and autobiographer 1900-1977
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    The machine has had a pernicious effect upon virtue, pity, and love, and young men used to machines which induce inertia, and fear, are near impotent.
  • Eric Hoffer
    Eric Hoffer
    American writer 1902-1983
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    The self-styled intellectual who is impotent with pen and ink hungers to write history with sword and blood.
  • Carl Jung
    Carl Jung
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    The unconscious mind of man sees correctly even when conscious reason is blind and impotent.
  • Edmond and Jules de Goncourt
    Edmond and Jules de Goncourt
    French authors who wrote several books together
    Edmond and Jules de Goncourt
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    There are moments when, faced with our lack of success, I wonder whether we are failures, proud but impotent. One thing reassures me as to our value: the boredom that afflicts us. It is the hall-mark of quality in modern men.
  • Winston Churchill
    Winston Churchill
    English statesman 1874-1965
    Winston Churchill
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    They are decided only to be undecided, resolved to be irresolute, adamant for drift, solid for fluidity, all-powerful to be impotent.
  • Cary Grant
    Cary Grant
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    To succeed with the opposite sex, tell her you're impotent. She can't wait to disprove it.
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