Quotation Explorer - 'Unfit'

The ability to understand a question from all sides meant one was totally unfit for action. Fanatical enthusiasm was the mark of the real man. - Thucydides
To be turned from one's course by men's opinions, by blame, and by misrepresentation shows a man unfit to hold an office. - Quintus Fabius Maximus
Qualities too elevated often unfit a man for society. We don't bring ingots with us to market; we take silver or small change. - Chamfort
Knowledge makes a man unfit to be a slave. - Frederick Douglass
Under democracy one party always devotes its chief energies to trying to prove that the other party is unfit to rule - and both commonly succeed, and are right. - H. L. Mencken
When psychologically unfit form the majority in any sect, and yet proclaim to be the only fittest, will not only be a threat to the existence of the sane minority, but are surely catastrophic for the human race as a whole! - Ramana Pemmaraju
The danger is not that a particular class is unfit to govern. Every class is unfit to govern. - Lord Acton
People unfit for freedom - who cannot do much with it - are hungry for power. The desire for freedom is an attribute of a "have" type of self. It says: leave me alone and I shall grow, learn, and realize my capacities. The desire for power is basically an attribute of a "have not" type of self. - Eric Hoffer
No man is allowed to be a judge in his own cause, because his interest would certainly bias his judgment, and, not improbably, corrupt his integrity. With equal, nay with greater reason, a body of men are unfit to be both judges and parties at the same time. - James Madison
In my view, any government whose state is perpetually at war, and remains so in spite of initiatives to make peace, is incompetent and unfit and should resign. - Christina Engela
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