Quotation Explorer - 'Fatal'

They (religions) dread the advance of science as witches do the approach of daylight and scowl on the fatal harbinger announcing the subversions of the duperies on which they live. - Thomas Jefferson
I've learnt not to draw my sword first to strike. That in no way portends I have the most feeble of minds or might . . . Probably, I'm waiting for the perfect moment to startle with a fatal strike. - Ufuoma Apoki
I can never be perfectly certain whether Helen was got with child by Leonard Bast or by his fatal forgotten umbrella. All things considered, I think it must have been the umbrella. - Katherine Mansfield
Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness. - Mark Twain
I would not have imagined that love himself would have such a fatal blow this. - Valentinno
CURSE, v.t. Energetically to belabor with a verbal slap-stick. This is an operation which in literature, particularly in the drama, is commonly fatal to the victim. Nevertheless, the liability to a cursing is a risk that cuts but a small figure in fixing the rates of life insurance. - Ambrose Bierce
Cuando estás fatal es cuando intentan pillarte. - Alice Munro
No one now dies of fatal truths; there are too many antidotes to them.
I was very surprised when last I bought a packet of cigarettes and had to request a refund as I read a warning that told me "smoking can cause fatal lung cancer". - Robert Clark
The happiness of most people we know is not ruined by great catastrophes or fatal errors, but by the repetition of slowly destructive little things. - Ernest Dimnet
Too much mercy... often resulted in further crimes which were fatal to innocent victims who need not have been victims if justice had been put first and mercy second. - Agatha Christie
Success is not forever and failure isn't fatal. - Don Shula
Travel is fatal to narrowmindedness, prejudice and bigotry. - Mark Twain
My question is whether America can overcome the fatal arrogance of power. - J. William Fulbright (Senator)
Change is inevitable, so accept it.Forgiveness is a gift, so give it.Love is abundant, so spread it.Failure is not fatal, do don't fear it.Life is for living, so live it. - Debasish Mridha
It is always a silly thing to give advice, but to give good advice is fatal. - Oscar Wilde
If there is a sacred moment in the ethical pursuit of game, it is the moment you release the arrow or touch off the fatal shot. - Jim Posewitz
That is the key to history. Terrific energy is expended - civilizations are built up - excellent institutions devised; but each time something goes wrong. Some fatal flaw always brings the selfish and the cruel people to the top and it all slides back into misery and ruin. - C.S. Lewis
A little sincerity is a dangerous thing, and a great deal of it is absolutely fatal. - Oscar Wilde
Fear is the Fatal killer of Desire. - Zig Ziglar
And she gave him a melting smile, the glutinous sweetness of which he devoured with the avidity of a diabetic who swallows a fatal spoonful of jam. - John Collier
Mistakes are a part of being human. Precious life lessons that can only be learned the hard way. Unless it's a fatal mistake, which, at least, others can learn from. - Al Franken
The most fatal illusion is the settled point of view. Since life is growth and motion, a fixed point of view kills anybody who has one. - Brooks Atkinson
Woman's fatal weakness is to desire sympathy and comprehension.--"Wanda - Ouida
Mistakes are a part of being human. Appreciate your mistakes for what they are: precious life lessons that can only be learned the hard way. Unless it's a fatal mistake, which, at least, others can learn from. - Al Franken
Art thou not, fatal vision, sensible to feelings as to sight? - William Shakespeare
It is fatal to suppose the great writer was too wise or too profound for us ever to understand him; to think of art so is not to praise but to murder it, for the next step after that tribute will be neglect of the masterpiece. - John Erskine
An imbalance between rich and poor is the oldest and most fatal ailment of all republics. - Plutarch
Avarice, envy, pride, Three fatal sparks, have set the hearts of all On Fire. - Dante Alighieri
I’ve grown up defined by this desperate, undeniable, ‘can’t breathe’ kind of space inside of myself and I’m afraid that the diagnosis is fatal. - Jennifer Elisabeth
Success isn't permanent, and failure isn't fatal. - Mike Ditka
Now the sirens have a still more fatal weapon than their song, namely their silence... someone might have escaped from their singing; but from their silence, certainly never. - Franz Kafka
Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one's lifetime. - Mark Twain
Success is not final, failure is not fatal. It is the courage to carry on that counts.Winston Churchill - H.A. Corby
Moderation is a fatal thing. Nothing succeeds like excess. - Oscar Wilde
Life is a concoction of fatal determinism and the footsteps of us all. - Jay Cavanagh
Democracy's fatal flaw: There are more dumb people than smart people. Welcome to the new Dark Ages! - Oliver Gaspirtz
Getting lost is not fatal. Almost every time, it will make your world. - Julien Smith
For once reality and his brains came into contact and the result was fatal. - Thomas Henry Huxley
Is this a dagger which I see before me, The handle toward my hand? Come, let me clutch thee. I have thee not, and yet I see thee still. Art thou not, fatal vision, sensible To feeling as to sight? or art thou but A dagger of the mind, a false creation, Proceeding from the heat-oppressed brain? - William Shakespeare
Italia! Oh Italia! thou who hast The fatal gift of beauty - Lord Byron
For every fatal shooting, there were roughly three non-fatal shootings. And, folks, this is unacceptable in America. - George W. Bush
[Medicine is] a collection of uncertain prescriptions the results of which, taken collectively, are more fatal than useful to mankind. - Napoleon Bonaparte
nothing would be more fatal than for the Government of States to get in the hands of experts. Expert knowledge is limited knowledge, and the unlimited ignorance of the plain man who knows where it hurts is a safer guide than any rigorous direction of a specialized character. - Winston S. Churchill
For me, writing is just as much a choice as breathing. I can quit anytime I want, but not starting again would prove fatal. - Pamela Morris
Your faith in Homo technologicus -the Tinkering Man- has one fatal flaw. It offers you no escape clause. - David Brin
To the family of a victim of a fatal accident, the deceased was at the wrong place at the wrong time. To the family of the morgue owner, the deceased was at the right place at the right time. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Of all forms of caution, caution in love is perhaps the most fatal to true happiness. - Bertrand Russell
Compassion is the sometimes fatal capacity for feeling what it is like to live inside somebody else's skin. It's the knowledge that there can never really be any peace and joy for me until there is peace and joy finally for you too. - Frederick Buechner
The rate spread of EBOLA VIRUS in West Africa, is big tragedy. It is a fatal disease in the history of the world. Intensive education (formal and informal approaches) of the citizens of African can help prevent the spread. International cooperation is urgently needed to combat the EBOLA virus. - Lailah Gifty Akita
It is fatal to be right when the rest of the world is wrong.
Life is a fatal complaint, and an eminently contagious one. - Oliver Wendell Holmes
Knowledge would be fatal, it is the uncertainty that charms one. A mist makes things beautiful. - Oscar Wilde
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