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The worst thing about war was the sitting around and
by Paul Fussell

The worst thing about war was the sitting around and
wondering what you were doing morally.
- Paul Fussell

Americans are the only people in the world known to
me whose status anxiety prompts them to advertise their
college and university affiliations in the rear window of their automobiles.
- Paul Fussell

I find nothing more depressing than optimism.
- Paul Fussell

The more violent the body contact of the sports you watch,
the lower the class.
- Paul Fussell

 

Through humor, you can soften some
of the worst blows that life delivers.
And once you find laughter,
no matter how painful your situation might be,
you can survive it.
- Bill Cosby

The worst sin toward our fellow creatures
is not to hate them,
but to be indifferent to them:
that's the essence of inhumanity.
- George Bernard Shaw

A common denominator of all religions is that
they have the power to bring out the best and the worst in people.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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Feeling sorry for yourself, and your present condition,
is not only a waste of energy
but the worst habit you could possibly have.
- Dale Carnegie

Improve what you can
and accept all the rest of life
just as it comes.
Know that fear is your worst enemy -
perhaps your only enemy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Your worst enemy cannot harm you as much as
your own unguarded thoughts.
- The Buddha

We may have found a cure for most evils;
but we have found no remedy for the worst of them all,
the apathy of human beings.
- Helen Keller

Know that fear is your worst enemy -
perhaps your only enemy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The worst prison would be a closed heart.
- Pope John Paul II

An optimist is one who makes the best
of what he gets the worst of.
- Anonymous

We fear both the best and the worst in life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Poverty is the worst form of violence.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

A true friend sees the good in everything,
and brings out the best in the worst of things.
- Sasha Azevedo

A leader is best when people barely know he exists,
not so good when people obey and acclaim him,
worst when they despise him.
But of a good leader, who talks little,
when his work is done, his aim fulfilled,
they will say, "We did this ourselves."
- Lao Tzu

We must develop and maintain the capacity to forgive.
He who is devoid of the power to forgive
is devoid of the power to love.
There is some good in the worst of us
and some evil in the best of us.
When we discover this, we are less prone to hate our enemies.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

If you were a warrior,
you would know that the worst thing
one can do is confront human beings directly.
- Carlos Castaneda

There is some good in the worst of us
and some evil in the best of us.
When we discover this,
we are less prone to hate our enemies.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

A blessed thing it is for any man or woman to have a friend,
one human soul whom we can trust utterly,
who knows the best and worst of us,
and who loves us in spite of all our faults.
- Charles Kingsley

The freedom we are looking for
is the freedom to be ourselves,
to express ourselves. But if we look at our lives
we will see that most of the time
we do things just to please others ...
The worst part is that most of us
are not even aware that we are not free.
-Don Miguel Ruiz

Self-pity is our worst enemy
and if we yield to it,
we can never do anything wise in this world.
- Helen Keller

Your worst days are never so bad
that you are beyond the reach of God's grace.
And your best days are never so good
that you are beyond the need of God's grace.
- Anonymous

Shareware tends to combine the worst of commercial
software with the worst of free software.
- Linus Torvalds

The worst part of success is to try to find
someone who is happy for you.
- Bette Midler

Remote villages and communities have lost their identity,
and their peace and charm have been sacrificed to that worst of abominations,
the automobile.
- James Norman Hall

Power is always dangerous.
Power attracts the worst and corrupts the best.
- Edward Abbey

The worst vice of the solitary is the worship of his food.
- Cyril Connolly

I'm selfish, impatient and a little insecure.
I make mistakes, I am out of control
and at times hard to handle.
But if you can't handle me at my worst,
then you sure as hell don't deserve me at my best.
- Marilyn Monroe

Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil;
in its worst state,
an intolerable one.
- Thomas Paine

The very idea of true patriotism is lost,
and the term has been prostituted to the very worst of purposes.
A patriot, sir!
Why, patriots spring up like mushrooms!
- Robert Walpole

The worst feeling in the world is the homesickness
that comes over a man occasionally when he is at home.
- Edgar Watson Howe

The worst government is often the most moral.
One composed of cynics is often very tolerant and humane.
But when fanatics are on top there is no limit to oppression.
- H. L. Mencken

Science may have found a cure for most evils;
but it has found no remedy for the worst of them all -
the apathy of human beings.
- Helen Keller

Defeat is not the worst of failures.
Not to have tried is the true failure.
- George Edward Woodberry

The worst thing in this world, next to anarchy,
is government.
- Henry Ward Beecher

Oh no, I can't do anything to the death.
Doctor's orders. You see, I have this ulcer condition,
and death is the worst thing for it.
- the movie Love and Death

If it turns out that there IS a God,
I don't think that he's evil.
I think that the worst you can say about him
is that basically he's an underachiever.
- the movie Love and Death

There are a terrible lot of lies going about the world,
and the worst of it is that half of them are true.
- Winston Churchill

Time is what we want most, but what we use worst.
- William Penn

There's so much saint in the worst of them,
and so much devil in the best of them,
that a woman who's married to one of them,
has nothing to learn of the rest of them.
- Helen Rowland

To be a book-collector is to combine the worst characteristics
of a dope fiend with those of a miser.
- Robertson Davies

Any actor will tell you, anybody in the public eye,
that the tabloids are the worst kind of ramification of being a celebrity.
- Tracey Gold

Something like trying to protect yourself all the time,
things like trying to outwit fate.
Those things can be the worst thing you can do for yourself.
- John Frusciante

The worst state of affairs is when science begins to concern itself with art.
- Paul Klee

Your best friend and worst enemy are both in this room right now.
It's not your neighbor right or left -
and it's not God or the devil -
it's you.
- Edwin Louis Cole

Any ideal system is its own worst enemy,
and as soon as you start to implement these visions of grandeur,
they just fall apart and turn into a complete tyranny.
- Ben Nicholson

Actors are the best and the worst of people.
They're like kids.
When they're good, they're very very good.
When they're bad they're very very naughty.
- Kenneth Branagh

I try to find what makes even the worst,
most despicable character sympathetic at his or her core.
- Len Wein

Good taste is the worst vice ever invented.
- Edith Sitwell

In this world you've just got to hope for the best
and prepare for the worst and take whatever God sends.
- Lucy Maud Montgomery

Ugly.
Is irrelevant.
It is an immeasurable insult to a woman,
and then supposedly the worst crime you can commit as a woman.
But ugly, as beautiful, is an illusion.
- Margaret Cho

Movies and television shows based on comic books constitute
the worst single genre in the history of filmed entertainment
(with the exception of porn).
- John Podhoretz

The worst sorrows in life are not in its losses and misfortunes,
but its fears.
- A. C. Benson

The eternal conflict of good and the best with bad and the worst is on.
- Melvil Dewey

Honestly, if the worst these people can say about me is that I'm gay,
then I think I'll be fine.
I can handle it.
- Zac Efron

Guy Ritchie, he thinks going to drama school is the
worst thing in the world.
- Jason Statham

Detachment produces a peculiar state of mind.
Maybe that's the worst sentence of all,
to be deprived of feeling what a human being ought to be entitled to feel.
- James Dickey

Working hard is great, being lazy sometimes is great,
but failed potential is the worst.
- Campbell Scott

There are certain times when public opinion is the worst of all opinions.
- Nicolas de Chamfort

I grew up in Derry, of course, and it was -
Derry was the worst example of Northern Ireland's discrimination.
- John Hume

We love those who know the worst of us and don't turn their faces away.
- Walker Percy

Stones are checked every so often to see if any have
split or at worst exploded.
An explosion can leave debris in the elements so the
firing has to be abandoned.
- Andy Goldsworthy

Man's wisdom is his best friend; folly his worst enemy.
- William Temple

Waitressing - by far the worst job ever created.
- Jennifer Esposito

It wouldn't be the worst thing in the world if we didn't have a salary cap.
- Jerry Jones

Probably my worst quality is that I get very passionate
about what I think is right.
- Hillary Clinton

To wait idly is the worst of conditions.
- Robert Falcon Scott

The worst thing in this business is to be thought of as a no-talent.
- Jerry Stiller


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