Great Throughts Treasury

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George William Russell

We may fight against what is wrong, but if we allow ourselves to hate, that is to insure our spiritual defeat and our likeness to what we hate.

Defeat | Hate | Wrong |

Lu Xun, or Lu Hsün, pen name of Zhou Shuren

If there are still men who really want to live in this world, they should first dare to speak out, to laugh, to cry, to be angry, to accuse, to fight – that they may at least cleanse this accursed place of its accursed atmosphere!

Men | World |

Abigail Van Buren, pen name for Pauline Phillips and now daughter Jeanne Phillips

The best index to a person's character is (a) how he treats people who can't do him any good, and (b) how he treats people who can't fight back.

Character | Good | People |

Adlai Ewing Stevenson

It is often easier to fight for principles than to live up to them.

Principles |

Alfred Adler

It is easier to fight for one's principles than to live up to them.

Principles |

Charles Caleb Colton

Men will wrangle for religion, write for it, fight for it, die for it; anything but live for it.

Men | Religion | Will |

Demosthenes NULL

The man who runs away may fight again.

Man |