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A creditor is worse than a slave-owner; for the master owns only your person, but a creditor owns your dignity, and can command it.

Victor Hugo

In this distribution of functions, the scholar is the delegated intellect. In the right state, he is, Man Thinking. In the degenerate state, when the victim of society, he tends to become a mere thinker, or, still worse, the parrot of other men's thinking.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Nothing could be worse than the fear that one had given up too soon, and left one unexpended effort that might have saved the world.

Jane Addams

The use of military force against Iran would be very dangerous. It would be very provocative. The only thing worse would be Iran being a nuclear power.

Rudy Giuliani

The punishment which the wise suffer, who refuse to take part in government, is to live under the government of worse men.

Plato

Every choice carries a consequence. For better or worse, each choice is the unavoidable consequence of its predecessor. There are not exceptions. If you can accept that a bad choice carries the seed of its own punishment, why not accept the fact that a good choice yields desirable fruit?

Gary Ryan Blair

Age is an ugly thing, and it goes on getting worse. [A true thought if not a particularly uplifting one!]

Diana Cooper

I have a kind of neutrality, physically, which has helped me. I have a face that can be made to look a lot better - or a lot worse.

Colin Firth

Gold is worse poison to a man's soul, doing more murders in this loathsome world, than any mortal drug.

William Shakespeare

Social Security's future has gotten worse, and each year we delay reform adds to the cost we are pushing off onto our children.

John Goodman

To deprive a man of his natural liberty and to deny to him the ordinary amenities of life is worse then starving the body; it is starvation of the soul the dweller in the body.

Mohandas Gandhi

Absence from whom we love is worse than death, And frustrate hope severer than despair.

William Cowper

The more you read and observe about this Politics thing, you got to admit that each party is worse than the other. The one that's out always looks the best.

Will Rogers

One would imagine that books were, like women, the worse for being old that they open their leaves more cordially that the spirit of enjoyment wears out with the spirit of novelty and that after a certain age, it is high time to put them on the s.

William Hazlitt

There is only one thing in the world worse than being talked about, and that is not being talked about.

Oscar Wilde

All human situations have their inconveniences. We feel those of the present but neither see nor feel those of the future; and hence we often make troublesome changes without amendment, and frequently for the worse.

Benjamin Franklin

If my books had been any worse, I should not have been invited to Hollywood, and if they had been any better, I should not have come.

Raymond Chandler

There are historic situations in which refusal to defend the inheritance of a civilization, however imperfect, against tyranny and aggression may result in consequences even worse than war.

Reinhold Niebuhr

America's state religion, is patriotism, a phenomenon which has convinced many of the citizenry that "treason" is morally worse than murder or rape.

William Blum

Though those who are betrayed do feel the treason sharply, yet the traitor stands in worse case of woe.

William Shakespeare

For better or worse, I've been involved in the description of political conflict.

John Le Carre

A specialist is someone who does everything else worse.

Ruggiero Ricci

To say that the vote fraud conspiracy theorists are tilting at windmills is an understatement. They're using a legitimate public process to pursue an agenda that is, at best, grasping at straws and, at worse, partisan.

George Voinovich

There is no worse sorrow than remembering happiness in the day of sorrow.

Alfred De Musset

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