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In all history there is no war which was not hatched by the governments, the governments alone, independent of the interests of the people, to whom war is always pernicious even when successful.
Know thyself. A maxim as pernicious as it is ugly. Whoever studies himself arrest his own development. A caterpillar who seeks to know himself would never become a butterfly.
All religions have based morality on obedience, that is to say, on voluntary slavery. That is why they have always been more pernicious than any political organization. For the latter makes use of violence, the former - of the corruption of the will.
Reason cannot establish values, and its belief that it can is the stupidiest and most pernicious illusion.
No evil can result from its inhibition more pernicious than its toleration.
Martin Van Buren
South Africa was to evolve into the most pernicious example of the criminal practise of colonial and white minority domination.
State formation has been a brutal project, with many hideous consequences. But the results exist, and their pernicious aspects should be overcome.
But that was war. Just about all he could find in its favor was that it paid well and liberated children from the pernicious influence of their parents.
The machine has had a pernicious effect upon virtue, pity, and love, and young men used to machines which induce inertia, and fear, are near impotent.
The main cause is a pernicious falsehood propagated against her being, namely that she is inferior by her nature. Inferior in what? What has man ever done that woman, under the same advantages could not do?
We all understand that the debasement of a nation's coinage is very pernicious and must prove disastrous to its commerce. How much more dangerous is the debasement of the spiritual coinage!
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