Quotations About / On: COMMIT

  • 1.
    Science commits suicide when it adopts a creed.
    (Thomas Henry Huxley (1825-95), British biologist and educator. Reflection #71, Aphorisms and Reflections, selected by Henrietta A. Huxley, Macmillan (London, 1907).)
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  • 2.
    Many great actions are committed in small struggles.
    (Victor Hugo (1802-1885), French poet, novelist, playwright, essayist. Trans. by William G. Allen. Les Misérables, vol. III, book V, ch. 1 (1862).)
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  • 3.
    To rule, you need to commit sins within a sin and be proud of them.If you falter with remorse or guilt instead, that moment you'd be dead
    (Never have any qualms on your heartless deeds.The moment you do so, you'd be dead)
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  • 4.
    i have committed the sin of timidity but Jesus forgives stupidity.
    (Being a Christian)
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  • 5.
    It is a crime against the State to be powerful enough to commit one.
    (Pierre Corneille (1606-1684), French playwright. Araspe, in Nicomède, act 2, sc. 1 (1651).)
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  • 6.
    A shocking crime was committed on the unscrupulous initiative of few individuals, with the blessing of more, and amid the passive acquiescence of all.
    (Tacitus (c. 55-120), Roman historian. The Histories, bk. 1, sect. 28. On the assassination of Emperor Galba.)
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  • 7.
    "I am responsible for everything" commits one to nothing.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Tenth Selection, New York (1992).)
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  • 8.
    Penalties serve to deter those who are not inclined to commit any crimes.
    (Karl Kraus (1874-1936), Austrian writer. Trans. by Harry Zohn, originally published in Beim Wort genommen (1955). Half-Truths and One-and-a-Half Truths, University of Chicago Press (1990).)
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  • 9.
    The best men of the best epochs are simply those who make the fewest blunders and commit the fewest sins.
    (Thomas Henry Huxley (1825-95), British biologist and educator. Reflection #143, Aphorisms and Reflections, selected by Henrietta A. Huxley, Macmillan (London, 1907).)
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  • 10.
    The free, independent spirit who commits himself to no dogma and will not decide in favor of any party has no homestead on earth.
    (Stefan Zweig (18811942), Austrian writer. Erasmus of Rotterdam, p. 204, trans. by Marion Sonnenfeld, Herbert Reichner Verlag, Vienna, Austria (1935).)
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