Quotes of Deadly

“ Moderation is a fatal thing. Nothing succeeds like excess. ”

- Oscar Wilde

“ Look to your health; and if you have it, praise God and value it next to a good conscience; for health is the second blessing that money cannot buy; therefore value it, and be thankful for it. ”

- Izaak Walton

“ Technology is destructive only in the hands of people who do not realize that they are one and the same process as the universe. ”

- Alan Watts

“ Music, the greatest good that mortals know, And all of heaven we have below. ”

- Joseph Addison

“ Nothing is so fatal to religion as indifference which is, at least, half infidelity. ”

- Edmund Burke

“ And if I laugh at any mortal thing, 'Tis that I may not weep. ”

- Lord Byron

“ Experience join'd with common sense, To mortals is a providence. ”

- Matthew

“ We may find in the long run that tinned food is a deadlier weapon than the machine-gun. ”

- George Orwell

“ There is nothing so fatal to character as half finished tasks. ”

- David Lloyd George

“ Nothing is more fatal to health than an over care of it. ”

- Benjamin Franklin

“ Lord, what fools these mortals be! ”

- William Shakespeare

“ Nothing is more fatal to happiness than the remembrance of happiness. ”

- Andre Gide

“ The failure to read good books both enfeebles the vision and strengthens our most fatal tendency — the belief that the here and now is all there is. ”

- Allan Bloom

“ The happiness of most people we know is not ruined by great catastrophes or fatal errors, but by the repetition of slowly destructive little things. ”

- Ernest Dimnet

“ Where is the indignation about the fact that the United States and Soviet Union have accumulated thirty thousand pounds of destructive force for every human being in the world? ”

- Norman Cousins

“ The most fatal illusion is the settled point of view. Since life is growth and motion, a fixed point of view kills anybody who has one. ”

- Brooks Atkinson

“ Success isn't permanent, and failure isn't fatal. ”

- Mike Ditka

“ Accursed thirst for gold! what dost thou not compel mortals to do? ”

- Virgil

“ He raised a mortal to the skies; She drew an angel down. ”

- John Dryden

“ I am thirty-three — the age of the good Sans-culotte Jesus; an age fatal to revolutionists. ”

- Camille Desmoulins

“ H' had got a hurt O' th' inside of a deadlier sort. ”

- Samuel Butler

“ Truth, like the juice of the poppy, in small quantities, calms men; in larger, heats and irritates them, and is attended by fatal consequences in its excess. ”

- Walter Savage Landor

“ I think it's one of the scars in our culture that we have too high an opinion of ourselves. We align ourselves with the angels instead of the higher primates. ”

- Angela Carter

“ Today's all the treasure poor mortals can boast,For tomorrow's not gain'd, and yesterday's lost. ”

- William Collins

“ O, he's a limb that has but a disease: Mortal, to cut it off; to cure it, easy. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ Generosity is a two-edged virtue for an artist - it nourishes his imagination but has a fatal effect on his routine. ”

- Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

“ It is with regret that I pronounce the fatal truth: Louis ought to perish rather than a hundred thousand virtuous citizens; Louis must die that the country may live. ”

- Maximilien Robespierre

“ Second guesses in putting are fatal. ”

- Bobby Locke

“ Time rushes toward us with its hospital tray of infinitely varied narcotics, even while it is preparing us for its inevitably fatal operation. ”

- Tennessee Williams

“ There is no more fatal blunderer than he who consumes the greater part of his life getting his living. ”

- Henry David Thoreau
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