The most damnable and pernicious heresy that has ever plagued the mind of man was the idea that somehow he could make himself good enough to deserve to live with an all-holy God.— Martin Luther
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The main thing between you and God is not so much your sins; it's your damnable good works.
You know, there's nothing damnable about being a strong woman.
The world needs strong women. There are a lot of strong women you do not see who are guiding, helping, mothering strong men. They want to remain unseen. It's kind of nice to be able to play a strong woman who is seen.
Could you have seen that mother clinging to her child, when they fastened the irons upon his wrists; could you have heard her heart-rending groans, and seen her bloodshot eyes wander wildly from face to face, vainly pleading for mercy; could you have witnessed that scene as I saw it, you would exclaim, Slavery is damnable!
War is only glorious when you buy it in the Daily Mail and enjoy it at the breakfast table. It goes splendidly with bacon and eggs. Real war is the final limit of damnable brutality, and that’s all there is in it.
To those searching for truth -- not the truth of dogma and darkness but the truth brought by reason, search, examination, and inquiry, discipline is required. For faith, as well intentioned as it may be, must be built on facts, not fiction -- faith in fiction is a damnable false hope.
Sex: the pleasure is momentary, the position ridiculous, and the expense damnable.
I can indeed hardly see how anyone ought to wish Christianity to be true for if so the plain language of the text seems to show that the men who do not believe, and this would include my father, brother and almost all of my friends, will be everlastingly punished. And this is a damnable doctrine.
If you want to kill someone, you'd better pull off a perfect crime.
Our security lies in the fact that that's damnably hard to do.
What mighty ills have not been done by woman! Who was't betray'd the Capitol? A woman; Who lost Mark Antony the world? A woman; Who was the cause of a long ten years' war, And laid at last old Troy is ashes? Woman; Destructive, damnable, deceitful woman!
Fear is the most damnable, damaging thing to human personality in the whole world.
We've got to laugh or break our hearts in this damnable world.
You know, there's nothing damnable about being a strong woman. The world needs strong women.
War is a damnable, filthy thing and has destroyed civilization after civilization
For faith, as well intentioned as it may be, must be built on facts, not fiction - faith in fiction is a damnable false hope.
Our profession is good, if practiced in the spirit of it;
it is damnable fraud and iniquity when its true spirit is supplied by a spirit of mischief-making and money catching.
I have been, and will go on, fighting that damnable, dirty, rotten business with all the power at my command.
The world is neither wise nor just, but it makes up for all its folly and injustice by being damnably sentimental.
As a scientist, I can not help feeling that all religions are on a tottering foundation. None is perfect or inspired.The idea that a good God would send people to a burning hell is utterly damnable to me. I don't want to have anything to do with such a God.
The vast majority of fiction is written to markets and to this damnable business we have nowadays of categorizing everything.
The damnable thing about bad art is that the insincerity which lies at its roots is not perceived by the artist himself.
We oppose and abhor the damnable practice of wholesale abortion and every other unholy and impure act which strikes at the very foundation of the home and family, our most basic institutions.
Ignorance is not so damnable as humbug, but when it prescribes pills it may happen to do more harm.
Of children as of procreation -- the pleasure momentary, the posture ridiculous, the expense damnable
You ask about my opinion on vivisection.
I quite agree that it is justifiable for real investigations on physiology; but not for mere damnable and detestable curiosity.
The pleasure is momentary, the position ridiculous, and the expense damnable.
There is no doubt about it that it is more difficult for a woman to follow a career than for a man. Through the centuries his time has been considered more valuable, and he has consequently been excused from wrestling with many of 'life's minor damnabilities.
It is equally vain,” she thought, “for you to think you can protect me, or for me to think I can worship you. The light of truth beats upon us without shadow, and the light of truth is damnably unbecoming to us both.
To me a book is a message from the gods to mankind;
or, if not, should never be published at all. A message from the gods should be delivered at once. It is damnably blasphemous to talk about the autumn season and so on. How dare the author or publisher demand a price for doing his duty, the highest and most honorable to which a man can be called?
It is sometimes necessary to lie damnably in the interests of the nation.
The world makes up for all its follies and injustices by being damnably sentimental.
O, thou hast damnable iteration, and art, indeed, able to corrupt a saint.
Thou hast done much harm upon me, Hal; God forgive thee for it! Before I knew thee, Hal, I knew nothing; and now am I, if a man should speak truly, little better than one of the wicked. I must give over this life, and I will give it over; by the Lord, an I do not, I am a villain: I'll be damn'd for never a king's son in Christendom.
Cannons and fire-arms are cruel and damnable machines;
I believe them to have been the direct suggestion of the Devil. If Adam had seen in a vision the horrible instruments his children were to invent, he would have died of grief.
One must learn to love, and go through a good deal of suffering to get to it, like any knight of the grail, and the journey is always towards the other soul, not away from it. . . . To love you have to learn to understand the other, more than she understands herself, and to submit to her understanding of you. It is damnably difficult and painful, but it is the only thing which endures.
You may wish me luck, or curse me for a damnable pirate, but do not look for me.
I will be gone to parts beyond the sea.