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English statesman, diplomat and writer (Philip Dormer Stanhope) 1694-1773
Little, vicious minds abound with anger and revenge, and are incapable of feeling the pleasure of forgiving their enemies.
Robert A. Heinlein
American science fiction writer 1907-1988
A competent and self-confident person is incapable of jealousy in anything. Jealousy is invariably a symptom of neurotic insecurity.
Indian politician 1917-1985
A coward is incapable of exhibiting love; it is the prerogative of the brave.
A woman... always feels herself complimented by love, though it may be from a man incapable of winning her heart, or perhaps even her esteem.
Chinese-American Actor, Director, Author, Martial Artist 1940-1973
All fixed set patterns are incapable of adaptability or pliability. The truth is outside of all fixed patterns.
American writer 1888-1959
An age which is incapable of poetry is incapable of any kind of literature except the cleverness of a decadence.
Swiss psychiatrist and psychoanalyst 1875-1961
An inflated consciousness is always egocentric and conscious of nothing but its own existence. It is incapable of learning from the past, incapable of understanding contemporary events, and incapable of drawing right conclusions about the future. It is hypnotized by itself and therefore cannot be argued with. It inevitably dooms itself to calamities that must strike it dead.
Egyptian King, Monotheist BC -~1375
Be thou incapable of change in that which is right, and men will rely upon thee. Establish unto thyself principles of action; and see that thou ever act according to them. First know that thy principles are just, and then be thou
Danish philosopher 1813-1855
Concepts, like individuals, have their histories and are just as incapable of withstanding the ravages of time as are individuals. But in and through all this they retain a kind of homesickness for the scenes of their childhood.
Joseph A. Schumpeter
Austrian-American economist 1883-1950
Democracy is a political method, that is to say, a certain type of institutional arrangement for arriving at political - legislative and administrative - decisions and hence incapable of being an end in itself.
Vladimir Ilyich Lenin
Russian revolutionary leader 1870-1924
Despair is typical of those who do not understand the causes of evil, see no way out, and are incapable of struggle. The modern industrial proletariat does not belong to the category of such classes.
German - American physicist 1879-1955
Few people are capable of expressing with equanimity opinions which differ from the prejudices of their social environment. Most people are even incapable of forming such opinions.
American politician 1745-1813
Freedom can exist only in the society of knowledge. Without learning, men are incapable of knowing their rights.Source: Education Agreeable to a Republican Form of Government
Louis de Bernieres
British novelist 1954-
God is an oppressor, He is incapable of human sympathy; behind a smiling face He hides an evil heart.
Johann Kaspar Lavater
Swiss theologist and mysticist 1741-1801
He is incapable of truly good action who finds not a pleasure in contemplating the good actions of others.
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