Quotes of Committed

“ God hath entrusted me with myself. ”

- Epictetus

“ When you think of the long and gloomy history of man, you will find more hideous crimes have been committed in the name of obedience than have ever been committed in the name of rebellion. ”

- C. P. Snow

“ It is only necessary to grow old to become more charitable and even indulgent. I see no fault committed by others that I have not committed myself. ”

- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“ I am a very committed wife. And I should be committed too - for being married so many times. ”

- Elizabeth Taylor

“ Journalists cover words and delude themselves into thinking they have committed journalism. ”

- Hedrick Smith

“ A man who has committed a mistake and doesn't correct it, is committing another mistake. ”

- Confucius

“ Slander is a vice that strikes a double blow; wounding both him that commits, and him against whom it is committed. ”

- Bernard Joseph Saurin

“ Nobody ever committed suicide while reading a good book, but many have while trying to write one. ”

- Robert Byrne

“ Never doubt that a small group of thoughtfully committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it's the only thing that ever has. ”

- Margaret Mead

“ So, throughout life, our worst weaknesses and meannesses are usually committed for the sake of the people whom we most despise. ”

- Charles Dickens

“ An ostentatious man will rather relate a blunder or an absurdity he has committed, than be debarred from talking of his own dear person. ”

- Joseph Addison

“ You know, of course, that the Tasmanians, who never committed adultery, are now extinct. ”

- William Somerset Maugham

“ An education isn't how much you have committed to memory, or even how much you know. It's being able to differentiate between what you do know and what you don't. ”

- Anatole France

“ Doubting God's existence is okay and perfectly acceptable within Christianity as long as the person doubting remains obedient and committed to the Christian path. ”

- Real Live Preacher

“ I haven't committed a crime. What I did was fail to comply with the law. ”

- David Dinkins

“ If we were brought to trial for the crimes we have committed against ourselves, few would escape the gallows. ”

- Paul Eldridge

“ The one mistake which is committed habitually by people who have the gift of half-genius, is waiting for inspiration. ”

- Philip Hamerton

“ A shocking crime was committed on the unscrupulous initiative of few individuals, with the blessing of more, and amid the passive acquiescence of all. ”

- Publius Cornelius Tacitus

“ But I say to you, that every one who looks on a woman to lust for her has committed adultery with her already in his heart. ”

- The Holy Bible

“ Fate is nothing but the deeds committed in a prior state of existence. ”

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

“ He has committed the crime who profits by it. ”

- Marcus Annaeus Seneca

“ I do not think white America is committed to granting equality to the American Negro. This is a passionately racist country; it will continue to be so in the foreseeable future. ”

- Susan Sontag

“ I like villains because there's something so attractive about a committed person — they have a plan, an ideology, no matter how twisted. They're motivated. ”

- Russell Crowe

“ In order to be a true man or a true woman one needs to be committed, totally dedicated, to something bigger than oneself. ”

- Unknown

“ It is much easier to repent of sins that we have committed than to repent of those that we intend to commit. ”

- Josh Billings

“ It isn't until you begin to fight in your own cause that you become a genuine ally of other people struggling for their freedom. ”

- Robin Morgan

“ I've looked on a lot of women with lust. I've committed adultery in my heart many times. ”

- Jimmy Carter

“ Poor human nature, what horrible crimes have been committed in thy name! ”

- Emma Goldman

“ Some of mankind's most terrible misdeeds have been committed under the spell of certain magic words or phrases. ”

- James B. Conant

“ The best of all things is to learn. Money can be lost or stolen, health and strength may fail, but what you have committed to your mind is yours forever. ”

- Louis L’Amour
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