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Kill a man, and you are an assassin.
by Beilby Porteus

Kill a man, and you are an assassin.
Kill millions of men, and you are a conqueror.
Kill everyone, and you are a god.
- Beilby Porteus

One murder made a villain, Millions a hero.
- Beilby Porteus

He who foresees calamities, suffers them twice over.
- Beilby Porteus

War its thousands slays, Peace its ten thousands.
- Beilby Porteus

 

The possession of knowledge does not
kill the sense of wonder and mystery.
There is always more mystery.
- Anais Nin PHOTO

To kill an error is as good a service as,
and sometimes even better than,
the establishing of a new truth or fact.
- Charles Darwin

I am prepared to die, but there is no cause
for which I am prepared to kill.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

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What doesn't kill me, makes me stronger.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

If you're going to tell people the truth,
be funny or they'll kill you.
- Billy Wilder

Each of us holds a different image of God.
There are as many perspectives on
the nature of God as there are people.
However much any of us may choose to argue,
or to fight and kill, for our point of view,
the nature of God is an unanswerable question.
Perhaps there is a specific answer,
that we will never learn - in this lifetime.
Perhaps the nature of God is so complex and multifaceted
that each view of God describes an aspect of the complex whole.
Or perhaps the nature of God is actually defined by our beliefs.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When you have to kill a man,
it costs nothing to be polite.
- Winston Churchill

Remain in wonder if you want the mysteries to open up for you.
Mysteries never open up for those who go on questioning.
Questioners sooner or later end up in a library.
Questioners sooner or later end up with scriptures,
because scriptures are full of answers.
And answers are dangerous, they kill your wonder.
- Osho

The squirrel that you kill in jest, dies in earnest.
- Henry David Thoreau

Because we believe that our ethnic group,
our society, our political party, our God,
is better than your God, we kill each other.
- Neale Donald Walsch

I want to rip out his heart and feed it to Lennox Lewis.
I want to kill people.
I want to rip their stomachs out and eat their children.
- Mike Tyson

Housework can't kill you, but why take a chance?
- Phyllis Diller

If it's natural to kill, how come men have to go into training to learn how?
- Joan Baez

Man has no right to kill his brother.
It is no excuse that he does so in uniform:
he only adds the infamy of servitude to the crime of murder.
- Percy Bysshe Shelley

It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are
punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.
- Voltaire

I've been to war, and it's not easy to kill.
It's bloody and messy and totally horrifying,
and the consequences are serious.
- Oliver Stone

I would never kill a living thing, although I probably
have inadvertently while driving automobiles.
- Don Van Vliet

Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
- Bertrand Russell

You can't say civilization don't advance...
in every war they kill you in a new way.
- Will Rogers

Why does man kill? He kills for food.
And not only food: frequently there must be a beverage.
- Woody Allen

There's only one thing that can kill the movies,
and that's education.
- Will Rogers

Join the army. Visit strange and exotic places.
Meet fascinating people. And kill them.
- Anonymous

Doctors are just the same as lawyers;
the only difference is that lawyers merely rob you,
whereas doctors rob you and kill you too.
- Anton Chekhov

You don't suffer, kill yourself and take the risks I take just for money.
I love bike racing.
- Greg LeMond

Some men are alive simply because it is against the law to kill them.
- Edward W. Howe

The ugliest word in the world is revenge.
It spells hate; it spells fear; it spells greed.
For my loss, I must kill; I must steal - must avenge.
It's your fault; you must pay; you must bleed.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I wanted to see exotic Vietnam, the jewel of Southeast Asia.
I, uh, I wanted to meet interesting
and stimulating people of an ancient culture,
and kill them.
- the movie Full Metal Jacket

The satirist shoots to kill while the humorist brings
his prey back alive and eventually releases him again for another chance.
- Peter De Vries

As if you could kill time without injuring eternity.
- Henry David Thoreau

A prisoner of war is a man who tries to kill you and fails,
and then asks you not to kill him.
- Winston Churchill

It must kill George Bush that John McCain is the most
popular and Beloved Republican in America.
- Paul Begala

Kill the snake of doubt in your soul,
crush the worms of fear in your heart and mountains
will move out of your way.
- Kate Seredy

I think my whole generation's mission is to kill the cliche.
- Beck

As I've explained to my wife many times,
you have to kill your wife or mistress to get on the
front page of the papers.
- Julian Barnes

Each time I told them I didn't kill my wife.
- Sam Sheppard

The only difference between doctors and lawyers is
that lawyers merely rob you,
whereas doctors rob you and kill you,
too.
- Anton Chekhov

I became chairman of the inmates committee.
Got into a lot of trouble.
Was accused of fomenting a riot.
Was accused of plotting to kill the warden.
- Clifford Irving

If you kill enough of them, they stop fighting.
- Curtis Lemay

In them days, it was just still not illegal to kill an Indian.
If you killed an Indian, you'd be very unfortunate if you got probation -
most of them were released immediately.
- Leonard Peltier

You can't mess up.
If you do, everyone wants to kill you.
- Sherry Stringfield

Feminism encourages women to leave their husbands,
kill their children, practice witchcraft,
destroy capitalism and become lesbians.
- Pat Robertson

I think capital punishment works great.
Every killer you kill never kills again.
- Bill Maher

I don't think I'll have to kill her.
Just slap that pretty face into hamburger meat,
that's all.
- Sterling Hayden

When Karim and his group heard about Saddam coming,
they wanted to kill him, but fate had other ideas.
- Saadi

You wont hear anything from me that says I didn't kill David.
I did kill him.
- Ruth Ellis

When the men kill, it is up to us women to fight for
the preservation of life.
- Clara Zetkin

The sheik is, thank God, still alive and this hurts
Bush who promised to his people to kill Osama.
- Mohammed Omar

For a while I was suicidal and I tried to kill myself.
I think I should have died about four times.
- Jack Osbourne

People told me I couldn't kill Nicholson,
so I cast him in two roles and killed him off twice.
- Tim Burton

If my mother knew I did this for a living,
she'd kill me.
She thinks I'm selling dope.
- Henny Youngman

Animals speak with pure affection.
It's important to me to get something going in NY so
we can get to be a no-kill city,
and give the animals homes and more attention and love.
- Bernadette Peters

It's an incredibly difficult thing to bring a giraffe down.
They can kill a lion with a single blow from their feet.
- Joanna Lumley

In films murders are always very clean.
I show how difficult it is and what a messy thing it is to kill a man.
- Alfred Hitchcock

If anyone else played Hermione, it would actually kill me.
- Emma Watson

They said pret-a-porter will kill your name,
and it saved me.
- Pierre Cardin

Curiosity killed the cat, but where human beings are concerned,
the only thing a healthy curiosity can kill is ignorance.
- Harry Lorayne

Who were the fools who spread the story that brute
force cannot kill ideas? Nothing is easier.
And once they are dead they are no more than corpses.
- Simone Weil

It's scary when one day the city is there and the next day it's gone.
To see the water actual kill people,
I couldn't believe it.
I never fathomed it could bury a city.
- Kevin Garnett

If we can kill Saddam, we should.
- George Stephanopoulos

I can hire one-half of the working class to kill the other half.
- Jack Gould

The problem to me is violence.
It's not cool to kill somebody or hurt people.
- Mark Ruffalo

All serial killers want to win.
They choose victims they can kill successfully.
- Pat Brown

To kill a human being is, after all,
the least injury you can do him.
- Henry James

In this industry, the new owners prefer to kill anything
they weren't responsible for.
- Tom Berenger

I was talking to my spiritual advisor.
I got a letter from somebody who said that they were
about to kill themselves,
but they listened to a song of mine and it saved their lives.
- David Friedman

After all, every murderer when he kills runs the risk
of the most dreadful of deaths,
whereas those who kill him risk nothing except promotion.
- Albert Camus

As flies to wanton boys, are we to the gods;
they kill us for their sport.
- William Shakespeare


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