Quotations About / On: COMMIT
When about to commit a base deed, respect thyself, though there is no witness.
Random faces committing familiar acts self conscious to the face that stares back at her
Who replaces secure sources by his tight despotism will commit self suicide.
(Despot will have violent fall.)
Who commits age's sin would withdraw tails of remorse whole remaining life.
(One should mull deeply any risky pace.)
Stand up for what is right, regardless of who is committing the wrong.
i have committed the sin of timidity but Jesus forgives stupidity.
(Being a Christian)
It is a crime against the State to be powerful enough to commit one.
(Pierre Corneille (1606-1684), French playwright. Araspe, in Nicomède, act 2, sc. 1 (1651).)
"I am responsible for everything" commits one to nothing.
(Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Tenth Selection, New York (1992).)
Penalties serve to deter those who are not inclined to commit any crimes.
(Karl Kraus (1874-1936), Austrian writer. Trans. by Harry Zohn, originally published in Beim Wort genommen (1955). Half-Truths and One-and-a-Half Truths, University of Chicago Press (1990).)
When one realizes that his life is worthless he either commits suicide or travels.
(Edward Dahlberg (1900-1977), U.S. author, critic. "On Futility," Reasons of the Heart (1965).)