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Stupidity And Courage Quotes By Yann Martel

My face set to a grim and determined expression. I speak in all modesty as I say this, but I discovered at that moment that I have a fierce will to live. It's not something evident, in my experience. Some of us give up on life with only a resigned sigh. Others fight a little, then lose hope. Still others - and I am one of those - never give up. We fight and fight and fight. We fight no matter the cost of battle, the losses we take, the improbability of success. We fight to the every end. It's not a question of courage. It's something constitutional, an inability to let go. It may be nothing more than life-hungry stupidity. — Yann Martel

Stupidity And Courage Quotes By Qiu Miaojin

I often ask myself: Do I have the courage to let "tragedy" happen again? Qing Jin once said that life is full of rupture and that it is what it is. But does it really have to be this way? Everyone I've ever loved has treated me poorly. And when I was younger I treated others poorly too. Why? Why do people have to act so mean and stupid toward the ones they love? Can't we be a little more introspective and reach a level of self-awareness to stop hurting the ones we love? It must be possible. Mutual meanness and stupidity cause human tragedy and rupture to keep recurring. — Qiu Miaojin

Stupidity And Courage Quotes By Arthur Conan Doyle

It is stupidity rather than courage to refuse to recognize danger when it is close upon you. — Arthur Conan Doyle

Stupidity And Courage Quotes By Jerome Cady

It is a wise man who knows where courage ends and stupidity begins. — Jerome Cady

Stupidity And Courage Quotes By Evan Currie

This is not what you call courage?" "The difference between courage and stupidity is measured only by success and survival," he answered. "So ask me again when we're back topside. — Evan Currie

Stupidity And Courage Quotes By Brandon Mull

Stupidity was when you took risks for no good reason. Courage was when you took a calculated risk in order to accomplish something important. Had — Brandon Mull

Stupidity And Courage Quotes By Evan Currie

The difference between courage and stupidity is measured by success and survival. — Evan Currie

Stupidity And Courage Quotes By Amish Tripathi

The Naga laughed softly, 'There's a thin line that separates courage from stupidity.'
'And that line is only visible in retrospect, my friend. If I'm successful, people will call me brave. If I fail, I will be called foolish. Let ,me do what I think is right. I'll leave the verdict to the future. — Amish Tripathi

Stupidity And Courage Quotes By Shannon L. Alder

When things don't add up, either you don't have a calculator or you forgot to use commonsense by simply asking. — Shannon L. Alder

Stupidity And Courage Quotes By Hayden Sixx

Bravery and Stupidity are the same thing, the outcome determines your label. — Hayden Sixx

Stupidity And Courage Quotes By Erwin Rommel

But courage which goes against military expediency is stupidity, or, if it is insisted upon by a commander, irresponsibility. — Erwin Rommel

Stupidity And Courage Quotes By Haruki Murakami

Listen, Kafka. What you're experiencing now is the motif of many Greek tragedies. Man doesn't choose fate. Fate chooses man. That's the basic worldview of Greek drama. And the sense of tragedy - according to Aristotle - comes, ironically enough, not from the protagonist's weak points but from his good qualities. Do you know what I'm getting at? People are drawn deeper into tragedy not by their defects but by their virtues. Sophocles' Oedipus Rex being a great example. Oedipus is drawn into tragedy not because of laziness or stupidity, but because of his courage and honesty. So an inevitable irony results. — Haruki Murakami

Stupidity And Courage Quotes By Bill Maher

To a coward, courage always looks like stupidity. — Bill Maher

Stupidity And Courage Quotes By Antonin Scalia

Have the courage to have your wisdom regarded as stupidity. Be fools for Christ. And have the courage to suffer the contempt of the sophisticated world. — Antonin Scalia

Stupidity And Courage Quotes By Alistair Cooke

Golf is an open exhibition of overweening ambition, courage deflated by stupidity, skill soured by a whiff of arrogance. — Alistair Cooke

Stupidity And Courage Quotes By Carl Hiaasen

Roy remembered the time he and his father had a talk about fighting. 'It's important to stand up for what's right,' Mr. Eberhardt had said, 'but sometimes there's a fine line between courage and stupidity. — Carl Hiaasen

Stupidity And Courage Quotes By Ezra Pound

Two mystic states can be dissociated: the ecstatic-beneficent-and-benevolent, contemplation of the divine love, the divine splendour with goodwill toward others.
And the bestial, namely the fanatical, the man on fire with God and anxious to stick his snotty nose into other men's business or reprove his neighbour for having a set of tropisms different from that of the fanatic's, or for having the courage to live more greatly and openly.
The second set of mystic states is manifest in scarcity economists, in repressors etc.
The first state is a dynamism. It has, time and again, driven men to great living, it has given them courage to go on for decades in the face of public stupidity. It is paradisical and a reward in itself seeking naught further ... perhaps because a feeling of certitude inheres in the state of feeling itself. The glory of life exists without further proof for this mystic. — Ezra Pound

Stupidity And Courage Quotes By Arturo Perez-Reverte

The Spaniard will become a worthless slave, devoid of soul, of reason, of virtue; forbidden by his inhuman jailers from ever seeing the light. An unfortunate wretch subjugated by men who are his equals but who, in his stupidity, his laziness, his superstition, he believes to be anointed by some higher power: these gods among men, wearing ermine and purple, black capes and cassocks, who under every sun and at every latitude will always exploit a man's foolishness in order to enslave him, to make him brutish and miserable, to sap his valor and his courage. — Arturo Perez-Reverte

Stupidity And Courage Quotes By Claudio Magris

The courage to put an end to war, to see the abysmal stupidity of it, is certainly no less than that needed to start one. — Claudio Magris

Stupidity And Courage Quotes By Friedrich Nietzsche

To live with tremendous and proud composure; always beyond - . To have and not to have one's affects, one's pro and con, at will; to condescend to them, for a few hours; to seat oneself on them as on a horse, often as on an ass - for one must know how to make use of their stupidity as much as of their fire. To reserve one's three hundred foregrounds; also the dark glasses; for there are cases when nobody may look into our eyes, still less into our "grounds." And to choose for company that impish and cheerful vice, courtesy. And to remain master of one's four virtues: of courage, insight, sympathy, and solitude. — Friedrich Nietzsche