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Patriotism is a pernicious, psychopathic form of idiocy. — George Bernard Shaw

Know thyself. A maxim as pernicious as it is ugly. Whoever studies himself arrest his own development. A caterpillar who seeks to know himself would never become a butterfly. — Andre Gide

South Africa was to evolve into the most pernicious example of the criminal practise of colonial and white minority domination. — Thabo Mbeki

The machine has had a pernicious effect upon virtue, pity, and love, and young men used to machines which induce inertia, and fear, are near impotent. — Edward Dahlberg

Leave this hypocritical prating about the masses. Masses are rude, lame, unmade, pernicious in their demands and influence, and need not to be flattered, but to be schooled. I wish not to concede anything to them, but to tame, drill, divide, and break them up, and draw individuals out of them. — Ralph Waldo Emerson

All religions have based morality on obedience, that is to say, on voluntary slavery. That is why they have always been more pernicious than any political organization. For the latter makes use of violence, the former -- of the corruption of the will. — Alexander Herzen

All religions have based morality on obedience, that is to say, on voluntary slavery. That is why they have always been more pernicious than any political organization. For the latter makes use of violence, the former - of the corruption of the will. — Alexander Herzen

But that was war. Just about all he could find in its favor was that it paid well and liberated children from the pernicious influence of their parents. — Joseph Heller