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Harm Quotes

harm quotes

In short, is not liberty the freedom of every person to make full use of his faculties, so long as he does not harm other persons while doing so?Frederic Bastiat

No one can harm the man who does himself no wrong.John Chrysostom

I'm always glad to be offered roles, but wouldn't take any role as this could do you more harm than good, but I've been at what they call 'on the top' as far as being known for twenty years.Peter Cushing

It is very reasonable to worry about the harm done by organized religion, and to prefer looser and more private arrangements.Mary Douglas

I see harm reduction as a way of engaging people as part of that path to recovery.Paul R. Ehrlich

A strength to harm is perilous in the hand of an ambitious head.Elizabeth I

You can calculate the worth of a man by the number of his enemies, and the importance of a work of art by the harm that is spoken of it.Gustave Flaubert

I think if you socialize, dine with, spend time with known terrorists that are on the list of those who want to do harm to America, you put yourself in peril. I don't dine, socialize or spend time with people who are on the terrorist lists.Harold Ford, Jr.

I'm in favor of legalizing drugs. According to my values system, if people want to kill themselves, they have every right to do so. Most of the harm that comes from drugs is because they are illegal.Milton Friedman

This is the reality of intensive care: at any point, we are as apt to harm as we are to heal.Atul Gawande

There are people who wish to do us harm in the most heinous way. They want to kill Americans simply because they are Americans. They wish to destroy our culture and Nation because they don't like our freedoms, they don't like the fact that we are prosperous.Judd Gregg

To act on the belief that we possess the knowledge and the power which enable us to shape the processes of society entirely to our liking, knowledge which in fact we do not possess, is likely to make us do much harm.Friedrich August von Hayek

There is no harm in being sometimes wrong - especially if one is promptly found out.John Maynard Keynes

It is often better to have a great deal of harm happen to one than a little; a great deal may rouse you to remove what a little will only accustom you to endure.Grenville Kleiser

I don't want anything that I buy to have done any harm to anyone or anything.Kevin McCloud

It turns out that the 'Cry It Out' method of baby sleep training, where you ignore that your kid is screaming, crying and turning 40 shades of purple so that she can break herself out of the habit of being spoiled and cuddled to sleep, does more harm - way more - than good.Denene Millner

Philanthropic humility is necessary if a giver is to do more good than harm, but it is not sufficient - philanthropic prudence is also needed.Marvin Olasky

If the myth of pure evil is that evil is committed with the intention of causing harm and an absence of moral considerations, then it applies to very few acts of so-called 'pure evil' because most evildoers believe what they are doing is forgivable or justifiable.Steven Pinker

Any man may easily do harm, but not every man can do good to another.Plato

History is laden with belligerent leaders using humanitarian rhetoric to mask geopolitical aims. History also shows how often ill-informed moralism has led to foreign entanglements that do more harm than good.Samantha Power