Love and hatred are not blind, but are blinded by the fire they bear within themselves.
(Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900), German philosopher, classical scholar, critic of culture. Friedrich Nietzsche, Sämtliche Werke: Kritische Studienausgabe, vol. 2, p. 333, eds. Giorgio Colli and Mazzino Montinari, Berlin, de Gruyter (1980). Human, All-Too-Human, "Man Alone With Himself," aphorism 566, "Love and Hate," (1878).)
(John Russo, U.S. screenwriter, and George Romero. Sheriff McClelland (George Kosana), Night of the Living Dead, after shooting the sole survivor of the zombies, mistakenly believing him to be a zombie (1968).)
Deliberate violence is more to be quenched than a fire.
(Heraclitus (c. 535-475 B.C.), Greek philosopher. Diels-Kranz, Fragmente der Vorsokratiker, 22B43.
Heraclitus, one of the two or three most influential philosophers before Socrates, was known as "the riddler" or "the obscure.")