Quotation Explorer - 'Harmful'

As was the case for Nobel's own invention of dynamite, the uses that are made of increased knowledge can serve both beneficial and potentially harmful ends. Increased knowledge clearly implies increased responsibility. - Nicolaas Bloembergen
You must not hate those who do wrong or harmful things; but with compassion, you must do what you can to stop them for they are harming themselves, as well as those who suffer from their actions. - Dalai Lama XIV
People should get their information from the source with facts before sharing it. Rumors can be lots of different opinions, based on what other people think. This is where lies begin to build and develop into things that are harmful to others. - Ellen J. Barrier
Wishes can be harmful to us when they overcome patience. - Auliq Ice
It is easier to exclude harmful passions than to rule them, and to deny them admittance than to control them after they have been admitted. - Seneca
The truth is, the notion that gay marriage is harmful to marriage, is sort of mind-boggling, because these are people trying to get married. But it seems to me, if you want to defend marriage against something, defend it against divorce. - Cokie Roberts
Knowledge has a great power. Therefore, unethical use of knowledge can be extremely harmful. - Eraldo Banovac
The biologically harmful effects of man-made environmental radiation was a jigsaw of existing information that needed to be assembled by a group of independent researchers that had a broad range of knowledge and were free of corrupt corporate government influence. - Steven Magee
Society wants to believe it can identify evil people, or bad or harmful people, but it's not practical. There are no stereotypes. - Ted Bundy
It often happens that we blurt out things that may in some kind of way be harmful to us, but we are silent about things that may make us look ridiculous; because in this case effect follows very quickly on cause. - Arthur Schopenhauer
Irrationally held truths may be more harmful than reasoned errors. - Thomas H. Huxley
Politics are not a science based on logic; they are the capacity of always choosing at each instant, in constantly changing situations, the least harmful, the most useful. - Otto von Bismarck
To lose awareness of what is helpful or harmful in the worldly life is moh (Illusory vision & attachment). - Dada Bhagwan
I never see problems. I always see challenges. By definition, a problem is something unwelcome or harmful, whereas a challenge is a contest. Contests can be won; and, I love winning. - Wayne Gerard Trotman
Two hungry wolves let loose among sheep are not more harmful then a person craving after wealth and status is to his Deen (Religion). - Al-Haafidh Ibn Rajab Al-Hanbalee
The pain of problems is a call to find solutions rather than a reason for unhappiness and inaction, so it's silly, pointless, and harmful to be upset at the problems and choices that come at you (though it’s understandable). - Ray Dalio
Crime? What crime? ... My killing a loathsome, harmful louse, a filthy old moneylender woman ... and you call that a crime? - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
148. One who does not realize his own value is condemned to utter failure. (Every kind of complex, superiority or inferiority is harmful to man).
Girls are weighed down by restrictions, boys with demands - two equally harmful disciplines. - Simone de Beauvoir
Having a relationship with people of questionable character is like playing with a razor blade on your skin, and pretending to observe that it is harmful to your body. - Michael Bassey Johnson
A lot of things you do to cover up insecurities can be just as harmful to you as anything else. - Tyler Joseph
He harms himself who does harm to another, and the evil plan is most harmful to the planner. - Hesiod
A vampire is like a Rose. They are beautiful, yet harmful. - Sweet Tart Smile Child
The biggest mistake that I see people with Electromagnetic Hypersensitivity (EHS) making is believing that all electromagnetic fields are harmful. - Steven Magee
I believehaving a great diversity of teachers is harmful and confusing for a young mind, in the same way I believe that it is better to know one book intimately than a hundred superficially - Donna Tartt
I believe having a great diversity of teachers is harmful and confusing for a young mind, in the same way I believe that it is better to know one book intimately than a hundred superficially - Donna Tartt
I don't think success is harmful, as so many people say. Rather, I believe it indispensable to talent, if for nothing else than to increase the talent. - Jeanne Moreau
Information can be harmful when you're not ready for it. ['The Murder Room: The Heirs of Sherlock Holmes'] - Richard Walter
There’s a common misconception that work is necessary. You will meet people working at miserable jobs. They tell you they are making a living. No, they’re not. They’re dying, frittering away their fast-extinguishing lives doing things which are, at best, meaningless and, at worst, harmful. - Adrian Tan
When prayer, rituals and ascetic life are just a means of self-indulgence, they are harmful rather than beneficial. - Idries Shah
Each person has a self-image that, to some degree, does not match reality. A significant difference between self-image and reality can be harmful. The more self-aware you are, the less likely you are to be vulnerable to your illusions. The more aware you are, the more you can do with your life. - Robert H. Bolton
...These politically correct language initiatives are misguided and harmful. They create highly entitled professional victims who expect to be free from any offense, and they engender a stifling atmosphere where all individuals walk on eggshells lest they might commit a linguistic capital crime. - Gad Saad
A destructive thought process exists within all of us, and we are plagued to varying degrees by an internal dialogue that is harmful, restrictive, and at its ultimate extreme, self-destructive. - Lisa Firestone
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