Man is condemned to be free; because once thrown into the world, he is responsible for everything he does. Jean-Paul Sartre
The gods had condemned Sisyphus to ceaselessly rolling a rock to the top of a mountain, whence the stone would fall back of its own weight. They had thought with some reason that there is no more dreadful punishment than futile and hopeless labor. Albert Camus
The principle of self defense, even involving weapons and bloodshed, has never been condemned, even by Gandhi. Martin Luther King, Jr.
The wish to acquire more is admittedly a very natural and common thing; and when men succeed in this they are always praised rather than condemned. But when they lack the ability to do so and yet want to acquire more at all costs, they deserve condemnation for their mistakes. Niccolo Machiavelli