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The only thing necessary for evil to triumph
by Edmund Burke

The only thing necessary for evil to triumph
is for enough good men to do nothing.
- Edmund Burke

Related topics: Values Live-By

No passion so effectually robs the mind of all its powers
of acting and reasoning as fear.
- Edmund Burke

People only see what they are prepared to see.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson PHOTO

Universal compassion is the only guarantee of morality.
- Arthur Schopenhauer PHOTO


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Thank you for joining me on this journey we call life,
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


We have only this moment,
sparkling like a star in our hand -
and melting like a snowflake.
- Marie B. Ray

Move out of your comfort zone. You can only
grow if you are willing to feel awkward and
uncomfortable when you try something new.
- Brian Tracy

There are only two or three human stories,
and they go on repeating themselves as fiercely
as if they had never happened before.
- Willa Cather

 

Darkness cannot drive out darkness;
only light can do that.
Hate cannot drive out hate;
only love can do that.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.
- Robert F. Kennedy

There are no facts, only interpretations.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

Nothing in life is to be feared.
It is only to be understood.
- Marie Curie

Majority rule only works if you're also
considering individual rights,
because you can't have five wolves and one sheep
voting on what to have for dinner.
- Larry Flynt

The essence of all religions is one.
Only their approaches are different.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Choose Inner Peace.
Nothing is worth losing your inner peace.
Take action as circumstances require,
but never surrender your inner peace.
Stop. Breathe deeply.
Close your eyes and breathe deeply again.
Then, and only then, take action -
from a peaceful heart.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

You're only here for a short visit.
Don't hurry. Don't worry.
And be sure to smell the flowers along the way.
- Walter Hagen

Friendship is born at that moment
when one person says to another,
"What! You too? I thought I was the only one."
- C. S. Lewis

Play with life, laugh with life,
dance lightly with life,
and smile at the riddles of life,
knowing that life's only true lessons
are writ small in the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life only
appears to be
rushing toward us
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

One can not reflect in streaming water.
Only those who know internal peace can give it to others.
- Lao Tzu

Life is an adventure.
I can only wonder what treasure
awaits at the top of the path.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Hate is never conquered by hate,
Hate is only conquered by love.
- The Buddha

Only he is successful in his business who makes that pursuit
which affords him the highest pleasure sustain him.
- Henry David Thoreau

Only in love are unity and duality not in conflict.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Hatred does not cease by hatred,
but only by love;
this is the eternal rule.
- The Buddha

The only gift is a portion of thyself.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The only real failure in life is not to be true to the best one knows.
- The Buddha

You only live once -
but if you work it right, once is enough.
- Joe E. Lewis

Don't marry the person you think you can live with;
marry only the individual you think you can't live without.
- James C. Dobson

Peace cannot be kept by force;
it can only be achieved by understanding.
- Albert Einstein

Without health, life is not life;
it is only a state of languor and suffering -
an image of death.
- The Buddha

We must respect the other fellow's religion,
but only in the sense and to the extent
that we respect his theory that
his wife is beautiful and his children smart.
- H. L. Mencken

You have to accept whatever comes
and the only important thing is that you meet it with courage
and with the best that you have to give.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

There is no truth, only human opinion.
- Anonymous

We really have to understand the person we want to love.
If our love is only a will to possess, it is not love.
- Thich Nhat Hanh

There are a hundred valid reasons why something can't be done,
but only one reason, Commitment, why it can.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood.
Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.
- Marie Curie

Miracles are the natural way of the Universe -
our only job is to move our doubting minds aside
and let the miracles flow.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I was brought up to believe that the only thing worth doing
was to add to the sum of accurate information in the world.
- Margaret Mead

Change is the law of life.
And those who look only to the past or the present
are certain to miss the future.
- John F. Kennedy

You can conquer almost any fear
if you will only make up your mind to do so.
For remember, fear doesn't exist
anywhere except in the mind.
- Dale Carnegie

And now here is my secret, a very simple secret:
It is only with the heart that one can see rightly;
what is essential is invisible to the eye.
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it.
- Publilius Syrus

Remember always that you have not only the right to be an individual,
you have an obligation to be one.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

The only interesting answers are those that destroy the questions.
- Susan Sontag

Minds are like parachutes.
They only function when they are open.
- James Dewar

The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

Don't give up. There are too many nay-sayers out there
who will try to discourage you.
Don't listen to them.
The only one who can make you give up is yourself.
- Sidney Sheldon

I have found the paradox,
that if you love until it hurts,
there can be no more hurt, only more love.
- Mother Teresa

Men and women are not prisoners of fate,
but only prisoners of their own minds.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

Whenever you are angry, be assured that
it is not only a present evil,
but that you have increased a habit.
- Epictetus

Trust only movement.
Life happens at the level of events, not of words.
Trust movement.
- Alfred Adler

Only that day dawns to which we are awake.
- Henry David Thoreau

Failure is only the opportunity to
begin again more intelligently.
- Henry Ford

Resistance to the organized mass can be effected only
by the man who is as well organized
in his individuality as the mass itself.
- Carl Jung

It is only with the heart that one can see rightly.
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Books can only reveal us to ourselves,
and as often as they do us this service we lay them aside.
- Henry David Thoreau

About morals: I know only that
what is moral is what you feel good after
and what is immoral is what you feel bad after.
- Ernest Hemingway

The only way to deal with an unfree world
is to become so absolutely free
that your very existence is an act of rebellion.
- Albert Camus

To accomplish great things,
we must not only act, but also dream;
not only plan, but also believe.
- Anatole France

Confidence is the most important single factor in this game,
and no matter how great your natural talent,
there is only one way to obtain and sustain it: work.
- Jack Nicklaus

Courage is the art of being the only one
who knows you're scared to death.
- Earl Wilson

The distinction between the past, present and future
is only a stubbornly persistent illusion.
- Albert Einstein

Play the game for more than you can afford to lose...
only then will you learn the game.
- Winston Churchill

Only those who can leave behind everything they
have ever believed in can hope to escape.
- William S. Burroughs

Be not afraid of growing slowly,
be afraid only of standing still.
- Chinese Proverb

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful,
committed people can change the world.
Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.
- Margaret Mead

The only wealth which you will keep forever
is the wealth you have given away.
- Marcus Aurelius

Unity can only be manifested by the Binary.
Unity itself and the idea of Unity are already two.
- The Buddha

In the long run, men hit only what they aim at.
Therefore, they had better aim at something high.
- Henry David Thoreau

Your life belongs only to you.
- Ayn Rand


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