Behalf Quotes

“But the issue is — and it'll be an issue I think for a lot of young creative people — ... [that...

“But the issue is — and it'll be an issue I think for a lot of young creative people — ... [that] the first stuff I wrote is out there for everybody to see. So I just hope on my own behalf and other people's behalf we're still allowed to think out loud and fail publicly and grow.” ~ Bo Burnham
📅︎ Mar 15
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Evil consists in intentionally behaving in ways that harm, abuse, demean, dehumanize, or destroy ...

Evil consists in intentionally behaving in ways that harm, abuse, demean, dehumanize, or destroy innocent others—or using one’s authority and systemic power to encourage or permit others to do so on your behalf. In short, it is “knowing better but doing worse.". (P.Zimbardo."The Lucifer Effect").
📅︎ Aug 02
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Men sleep peacefully in their beds at nigh...

Men sleep peacefully in their beds at night because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf." —George Orwell (1903-1950)
📅︎ Mar 02
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Pray, v.: To ask that the laws of the uni...

Pray, v.: To ask that the laws of the universe be annulled in behalf of a single petitioner confessedly unworthy. -- Ambrose Bierce
📅︎ May 23
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"At least two-thirds of our miseries spring from human stupidity, human malice, ...

"At least two-thirds of our miseries spring from human stupidity, human malice, and those great motivators and justifiers of malice and stupidity: idealism, dogmatism and proselytizing zeal on behalf of religous or political ideas." — Aldous Huxley
📅︎ Mar 17
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"Rank, Personal History of birth, Race, Sex, the name given to you,...

"Rank, Personal History of birth, Race, Sex, the name given to you, it's all meaningless. This is the only thing that's real. To fight on behalf of my own life and nothing else." -Wrath, Full Metal Alchemist
📅︎ Aug 20
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"There is no such thing as selflessness; virtue is a trait of the selfish. The virtuous ...

"There is no such thing as selflessness; virtue is a trait of the selfish. The virtuous simply can see that they are a member of a greater whole, and choose to act on behalf of that large whole; thus, those commonly called selfish simply bare a near-sighted perspective"
📅︎ May 05
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Those who abjure violence can do so...

Those who abjure violence can do so only because others are committing violence on their behalf. -George Orwell
📅︎ Mar 29
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“We all play by the same rules; it’s just that some people spend...

“We all play by the same rules; it’s just that some people spend more time reading those rules and figuring out how to make them work in their behalf.” -- Garth Stein (“The Art of Racing in the Rain”)
📅︎ Nov 30
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"Learn to yield in the favour of many, so tha...

"Learn to yield in the favour of many, so that some will intercede on your behalf in disagreeable situations." André Luís through Chico Xavier
📅︎ Aug 29
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"People sleep peaceably in their beds at ...

"People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf." - George Orwell
📅︎ Feb 18
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"It is not the brightest who succeed... Nor is success simply the sum of the decisions and effort...

"It is not the brightest who succeed... Nor is success simply the sum of the decisions and efforts we make on our own behalf. It is, rather, a gift. Outliers are those who have been given opportunities—and who have had the strength and presence of mind to seize them." - Malcolm Gladwell, Outliers
📅︎ Jun 26
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"People Sleep Peacefully in Their Beds at Night Only...

"People Sleep Peacefully in Their Beds at Night Only Because Rough Men Stand Ready to Do Violence on Their Behalf" falsely attributed to George Orwell (cool site)
📅︎ Aug 10
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