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The fact that political ideologies are tangible realities is not a proof of their vitally necessary character. The bubonic plague was an extraordinarily powerful social reality, but no one would have regarded it as vitally necessary.
The competent programmer is fully aware of the limited size of his own skull. He therefore approaches his task with full humility, and avoids clever tricks like the plague.
Anyone who was alive during the outbreak of the bubonic plague in the 14th century experienced something terrifyingly close to the widespread death and chaos of an apocalyptic event.
If you lose a big fight, it will worry you all of your life. It will plague you - until you get your revenge.
Adolescence is a plague on the senses.
My first wish is to see this plague of mankind, war, banished from the earth.
The old problems - love, money, security, status, health, etc. - are still here to plague us or please us.
Our meaning is to make our little planet Earth a better place to live, to stop wars, disarm nuclear missiles, to stop diseases, AIDS, plague, cancer and to stop pollution.
War prosperity is like the prosperity that an earthquake or a plague brings.
Ludwig von Mises
I'd move to Los Angeles if New Zealand and Australia were swallowed up by a tidal wave, if there was a bubonic plague in England and if the continent of Africa disappeared from some Martian attack.
I hope to one day co-sign a lease with another person but, well, it doesn't plague me that I have yet to do so. Put it this way: I've never had to violently tug at my own pillow at 2 A.M. to get myself to stop snoring.
War is the greatest plague that can afflict humanity, it destroys religion, it destroys states, it destroys families. Any scourge is preferable to it.
The infectiousness of crime is like that of the plague.
If you make money your god, it will plague you like the devil.
A plague on eminence! I hardly dare cross the street anymore without a convoy, and I am stared at wherever I go like an idiot member of a royal family or an animal in a zoo; and zoo animals have been known to die from stares.
I believe that incentivized prizing is the best solution to help unlock the answers to the some of the profound problems that plague our planet.
Last, but not least, avoid cliches like the plague.
One was never married, and that's his hell; another is, and that's his plague.
Avoid cynical and negative people like the plague. They are killers of potential.
Australia has suffered a decade of drought, epic floods, a Category 5 cyclone, and a plague of locusts. But just because Aussies have the biggest carbon footprint in the world, it doesn't mean they're stupid.
The habit of begging, that plague of tourist resorts, is an incessant nuisance on the Alhambra hill.
Katharine Lee Bates
A revolution is interesting insofar as it avoids like the plague the plague it promised to heal.
I've had my fair share of colds, which last longer than they should and can cause wheezing, so I avoid people who are sneezing like the plague and am scrupulous about hygiene and hand-washing.
My art originates from hallucinations only I can see. I translate the hallucinations and obsessional images that plague me into sculptures and paintings.
AIDS is a plague - numerically, statistically and by any definition known to modern public health - though no one in authority has the guts to call it one.
C. S. Lewis
Martin Luther King, Jr.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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