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«Thou hast power only to act not over the result thereof. Act thou therefore without prospect of the result and without succcumbing to inaction (The translation follows thusKarmani ave adhikars te--you have the power to act onlyma phalesu kadachana--you do not have the power to influence the resultma karmaphal hetur bhoo--therefore you must act without the anticipation of the resultma sangostu akramani--without succumbing to inaction)»
«A man sufficiently gifted with humor is in small danger of succumbing to flattering delusions about himself, because he cannot help perceiving what a pompous ass he would become if he did»
«If you know the enemy and know yourself you need not fear the results of a hundred battles.»
Author: Sun Tzu
, a hundred
, For every
, The Enemy
«Consciousness succumbs all too easily to unconscious influences, and these are often truer and wiser than our conscious thinking»
«May we not succumb to thoughts of violence and revenge today, but rather to thoughts of mercy and compassion. . . . We are to love our enemies that they might be returned to their right minds.»
«Never succumb to the temptation of bitterness.»
«That provisional tomb where the living exile sighs, weeps, fights and succumbs, and is born again, remembering nothing, with the day»
«Faith is harder to shake than knowledge, love succumbs less to change than respect, hate is more enduring than aversion, and the impetus to the mightiest upheavals on this earth has at all times consisted less in a scientific knowledge dominating the»
Author: Adolf Hitler
, scientific knowledge
«Most of it comes from thoughtlessness or inherited habit. The roots of cruelty, therefore, are not so strong as widespread. But the time must come where in humanity protected by custom and thoughtlessness will succumb before humanity championed by th»
Author: Albert Schweitzer
, In Humanity
, The Roots
«If you succumb to the temptation of using violence in the struggle, unborn generations will be the recipients of a long and desolate night of bitterness, and your chief legacy to the future will be an endless reign of meaningless chaos.»
Author: Martin Luther King, Jr.
, Civil-Rights Leader