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Perhaps the surest test of an individual's integrity is his refusal to do or say anything that would damage his self-respect.
Thomas S. Monson
Let's not burn the universities yet. After all, the damage they do might be worse.
H. L. Mencken
Indifference and neglect often do much more damage than outright dislike.
J. K. Rowling
Let me give you a definition of ethics: It is good to maintain and further life it is bad to damage and destroy life.
Where does personality end and brain damage begin?
The time that people aren't expecting what's going to happen, I find that's the best time to really cause the damage that needs to be done.
Instead of asking 'How much damage will the work in question bring about?' why not ask 'How much good? How much joy?'
Mankind has probably done more damage to the Earth in the 20th century than in all of previous human history.
Jacques Yves Cousteau
All an agent is going to do is buy things for a player, damage his eligibility, and make the player dependent on them.
Ever since I became a Muslim, I've had to deal with attempts to damage my reputation and countless insinuations seeking to cast doubt on my character and trying to connect me to causes which I do not subscribe to.
The damage done in one year can sometimes take ten or twenty years to repair.
The damage done to U.S. prestige by the feckless, buffoonish George W. Bush will take years to repair.
You will never see the four original Pumpkins on stage ever again, unless it's a Hall of Fame thing. But you would never see a tour. There's so much damage, there's no way.
The pace of global warming is accelerating and the scale of the impact is devastating. The time for action is limited - we are approaching a tipping point beyond which the opportunity to reverse the damage of CO2 emissions will disappear.
I used to love to untangle chains when I was a child. I had thin, busy fingers, and I never gave up. Perhaps there was a psychiatric component to my concentration but like much of my psychic damage, this worked to everyone's advantage.
I don't think any drug that can cause brain damage, failing kidneys, hardening arteries, pain, and suffering should be made available.
President Obama started with a much weaker economy than I did. Listen to me now. No president, not me, not any of my predecessors, no one could have fully repaired all the damage that he found in just four years.
William J. Clinton
For decades Republicans have made policy with a higher purpose in mind: to solidify the GOP base or to damage the institutions and movements aligned with the other side.
It's also much clearer how much damage the occupation of Iraq is doing to America's reputation and prestige around the world; and that's just starting now to hit home in the United States.
That attitude that fighting is probably not fair, but you have to defend yourself anyway and damage the enemy, has been profoundly consequential as far as my political activism goes.
Occasionally we have to interpret an international treaty - one, perhaps, affecting airlines and liability for injury to passengers or damage to goods. Then, of course, we have to look to the precedents of other member nations in resolving issues.
Sandra Day O'Connor
The damage that climate change is causing and that will get worse if we fail to act goes beyond the hundreds of thousands of lives, homes and businesses lost, ecosystems destroyed, species driven to extinction, infrastructure smashed and people inconvenienced.
All too often, government's response to social breakdown has been a classic case of 'patching' - a case of handing money out, containing problems and limiting the damage but, in doing so, supporting - even reinforcing - dysfunctional behaviour.
Iain Duncan Smith
I believe in having each device secured and monitoring each device, rather than just monitoring holistically on the network, and then responding in short enough time for damage control.
Asymmetrical warfare is a euphemism for terrorism, just like collateral damage is a euphemism for killing innocent civilians.
I have permanent damage to my body because I wanted to be thin.
Eisenhower warned us about the military-industrial complex and the damage it could do to society.
Flooding damage is not customary for New York, especially downstate.
There is a basic lesson on financial crises that governments tend to wait too long, underestimate the risks, want to do too little. And it ultimately gets away from them, and they end up spending more money, causing much more damage to the economy.
All that happens is that the destruction of human beings - unless they're Americans - is called collateral damage.
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