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    It is remarkable by how much a pinch of malice enhances the penetrating power of an idea or an opinion. Our ears, it seems, are wonderfully attuned to sneers and evil reports about our fellow men.

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Comedy deflates the sense precisely so that the underlying lubricity and malice may bubble to the surface.

Comedy deflates the sense precisely so that the underlying lubricity and malice may bubble to the surface.

by Paul Goodman Found in: Malice Quotes,
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If you don't stand for something, you'll fall for anything.

If you don't stand for something, you'll fall for anything.

by Steve Bartkowski Found in: Negativity Quotes,
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No man ever did a designed injury to another, but at the same time he did a greater to himself.

No man ever did a designed injury to another, but at the same time he did a greater to himself.

by Lord Kames Found in: Negativity Quotes,
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You cannot shake hands with a clenched fist.

You cannot shake hands with a clenched fist.

by Indira Gandhi Found in: Negativity Quotes,
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Worry a little bit every day and in a lifetime you will lose a couple of years. If something is read more

Worry a little bit every day and in a lifetime you will lose a couple of years. If something is wrong, fix it if you can. But train yourself not to worry. Worry never fixes anything.

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Teach thy tongue to say I do not know and thou shalt progress.

Teach thy tongue to say I do not know and thou shalt progress.

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There can't be a crisis next week. My schedule is already full.

There can't be a crisis next week. My schedule is already full.

by Henry Kissinger Found in: Negativity Quotes,
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Discontent is something that follows ambition like a shadow.

Discontent is something that follows ambition like a shadow.

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As in nature, as in art, so in grace; it is rough treatment that gives souls, as well as stones, read more

As in nature, as in art, so in grace; it is rough treatment that gives souls, as well as stones, their luster. The more the diamond is cut the brighter it sparkles; and in what seems hard dealing, there God has no end in view but to perfect His people.

by Thomas Guthrie Found in: Negativity Quotes,
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