quote by Karl Marx

Religion is the impotence of the human mind to deal with occurrences it cannot understand.

— Karl Marx

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Intolerance is evidence of impotence.

To succeed with the opposite sex, tell her you're impotent. She can't wait to disprove it.

Either God can do nothing to stop catastrophes like this, or he doesn't care to, or he doesn't exist. God is either impotent, evil, or imaginary. Take your pick, and choose wisely.

Those who today still feel a sense of impotence can do something: they can support Amnesty International. They can help it to stand up for freedom and justice.

Architecture is a hazardous mixture of omnipotence and impotence.

It is by definition a c h a o t i c a d v e n t u r e... In other words, the utopian enterprise.

The afflicted are not listened to. They are like someone whose tongue has been cut out and who occasionally forgets the fact. When they move their lips no ear perceives any sound. And they themselves soon sink into impotence in the use of language, because of the certainty of not being heard.

In the Western Hemisphere the adherence of the United States to the Monroe Doctrine may force the United States, however reluctantly, in flagrant cases of such wrong doing or impotence, to the exercise of an international police power.

Only dull and impotent artists screen their work with sincerity.

In art there is need for truth, not sincerity.

The hood-winked husband shows his anger, and the word jealous is flung in his face. Jealous husband equals betrayed husband. And there are women who look upon jealousy as synonymous with impotence, so that the betrayed husband can only shut his eyes, powerless in the face of such accusations.

The hood-winked husband shows his anger, and the word jealous is flung in his face. Jealous husband equals betrayed husband. And there are women who look upon jealousy as synonymous with impotence, so that the betrayed husband can only shut his eyes, powerless in the face of such accusations.

Trying to rebuild Afghanistan on the cheap has left the country in the hands of warlords and an impotent Northern Alliance puppet regime that runs Kabul and nothing else.

I call upon the scientific community in our country, those who gave us nuclear weapons, to turn their great talents now to the cause of mankind and world peace: to give us the means of rendering these nuclear weapons impotent and obsolete.

People are not lazy. They simply have impotent goals -- that is, goals that do not inspire them.

What nobody seems to understand is that love can only be one-sided, that no other love exists, that in any other form it is not love. If it involves less than total giving, it is not love. It is impotent; for the moment it is nothing.

As long as you don't make waves, ripples, life seems easy.

But that's condemning yourself to impotence and death before you are dead.

A picture lives by companionship, expanding and quickening in the eyes of the sensitive observer. It dies by the same token. It is therefore risky to send it out into the world. How often it must be impaired by the eyes of the unfeeling and the cruelty of the impotent.

Cowardice is impotence worse than violence.

The coward desires revenge but being afraid to die, he looks to others, maybe to the government of the day, to do the work of defense for him. A coward is less than a man. He does not deserve to be a member of a society of men and women.

The mind of America is seized by a fatal dry rot - and it's only a question of time before all that the mind controls will run amuck in a frenzy of stupid, impotent fear.

People are not lazy. They simply have impotent goals - that is, goals that do not inspire them.

It is better to be violent, if there is violence in our hearts, than to put on the cloak of nonviolence to cover impotence.

Therefore Lord God, you are more truly omnipotent, because you have no power through impotence and nothing can be against you.

There are occasions when a woman, no matter how weak and impotent in character she may be in comparison with a man, will yet suddenly become not only harder than any man, but even harder than anything and everything in the world.

To be feminist doesn't mean simply to do nothing, to reduce yourself to total impotence under the pretext of refusing masculine values. There is a problematic, a very difficult dialectic between accepting power and refusing it, accepting certain masculine values, and wanting to transform them. I think it's worth a try.

What we do every time we pray is to confess our impotence and God's sovereignty.

The entertainment industry, the advertising industry have taken [the] tools from the art world and made themselves much more politically potent. We are really devastated and very impotent right now. A photographer just working for an advertising company has a platform to be much more politically effective in the world than an artist.

We were talking briefly about cocaine.

.. yeah. Anything that makes you paranoid and impotent, give me more of that!

lf the attribute of popular government in peace is virtue, the attribute of popular government in revolution is at one and the same time virtue and terror, virtue without which terror is fatal, terror without which virtue is impotent. The terror is nothing but justice, prompt, severe, inflexible; it is thus an emanation of virtue.

Idealism without realism is impotent. Realism without idealism is immoral.

Confusion and impotence are the inevitable results when the wisdom and resources of the world are substituted for the presence and power of the Spirit.

Anger is the most impotent of passions.

It effects nothing it goes about, and hurts the one who is possessed by it more than the one against whom it is directed.

Impotence, fetishism, bisexuality, and bondage are all facts of life, and our fiction should reflect that.

Anger is the most impotent of passions.

It effects nothing it goes about, and hurts the one who is possessed by it more than the one against whom it is directed.

There is no greater impotence in all the world like knowing you are right and that the wave of the world is wrong, yet the wave crashes upon you.

To freemen, threats are impotent. [Lat., Nulla enim minantis auctoritas apud liberos est.]

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