Top 288 Harm Quotes

In this post, you will find great Harm Quotes from famous people, such as Christian Pulisic, Margaret Cuomo, Christopher Hitchens, Marlo Thomas, Adrian Dunbar. You can learn and implement many lessons from these quotes.

The expectations some Americans put on me is too much,

The expectations some Americans put on me is too much, is what I would say. But I don’t take it that way. I know no one means harm to me like that or wanting to put too much pressure on me.
We would like to think that when we take a shower, shampoo our hair, or apply makeup, we are doing so without inflicting harm to ourselves. Being clean and pretty should not oblige us to increase our risk of cancer.
Well look, I mean, I think that prayer and holy water, and things like that are all fine. They don’t do any good, but they don’t necessarily do any harm. It’s touching to be thought of in that way. It makes up for those who tell me that I’ve got my just desserts.
When I was growing up, my mother was always a friend to my siblings and me (in addition to being all the other things a mom is), and I was always grateful for that because I knew she was someone I could talk to and joke with, and argue with and that nothing would ever harm that friendship.
It would help a lot of directors if they tried a little bit of acting, so they can understand what the process is about. It certainly wouldn’t do them any harm.
The mission of Border Patrol agents to protect the United States from harm is being impeded by a crisis Congress has the ability to fix, but as usual, chooses not to.
When millions applaud you seriously ask yourself what harm you have done; and when they disapprove you, what good.
As Attorney General, my most important responsibility is keeping New Yorkers safe by enforcing the laws that protect our people from harm. But another fundamental part of my job is to seek to advance the basic American principle of equal justice under law.
There are people who wish to do us harm in the most heinous way. They want to kill Americans simply because they are Americans. They wish to destroy our culture and Nation because they don’t like our freedoms, they don’t like the fact that we are prosperous.
The punishment should fit the crime and if a doctor or drug company does harm knowingly or negligently to a patient they should be compensated to make them whole.
It’s hard for me to believe someone could harm a child.
We sleep safe in our beds because rough men stand ready in the night to visit violence on those who would do us harm.
There is something very strange and unsettling for me about making a work that doesn’t fit with what’s the norm or what’s acceptable. There’s something both liberating about it and challenging. I can imagine it doing more harm than good.
We are not ready to tolerate any harm coming to our country, and we will fight all powers that cause harm to our country, that work against our country’s interests.
The power to do good is also the power to do harm.
Existing antitrust law in the United States addresses mainly the harm from price gouging, not the other kinds of harm caused by these platforms, such as stifling innovation and undermining the institutions of democracy.
Since the events of September 11, we’ve rightfully changed our military strategy so we’re now taking the fight to those individuals who aim to do us harm, rather than waiting for another atrocious attack to happen.
I deeply regret any harm, or any perceived harm, that I may have done to anyone by any behaviour of mine.
I don’t see any harm with coming out and talking about your life and talking about problems and talking about things that happened when you’re past certain situations.
I’ve always liked this idea that writing should comfort the afflicted, and afflict the comfortable to create trouble. The value of a work of art can be measured by the harm spoken of it. If you’re not feeling that, then absolutely, why bother?
The idea of witches has always scared me because of the idea that there are Machiavellian forces out there that conspire to hurt others. There are people who do not have your best interest at heart and are actively willing to do harm to you and actively sending energy in that direction.
I often think that the prime directive for me as a teacher of writing is akin to that for a physician, which is this: do no harm.
Just as we have the power to harm the ocean, we have the power to put in place policies and modify our own behavior in ways that would be an insurance policy for the future of the sea, for the creatures there, and for us, protecting special critical areas in the ocean.
Life is thickly sown with thorns, and I know no other remedy than to pass quickly through them. The longer we dwell on our misfortunes, the greater is their power to harm us.
I like to laugh at myself and sometimes I put my foot in my mouth, but I don’t mean any harm.
It’s more than just high quality food for the family table; it’s growing the food in a way that does not harm the environment. That gives me emotional well-being that is important to me.
Robert Patterson
If I steal money from any person, there may be no harm done from the mere transfer of possession; he may not feel the loss, or it may prevent him from using the money badly. But I cannot help doing this great wrong towards Man, that I make myself dishonest.
Martin Farquhar Tupper
I think we have to secure our borders and make sure that people coming in are coming here not to do us harm.
Why is Iraq so easy to harm and so hard to help?
We face cyber threats from state-sponsored hackers, hackers for hire, global cyber syndicates, and terrorists. They seek our state secrets, our trade secrets, our technology, and our ideas – things of incredible value to all of us. They seek to strike our critical infrastructure and to harm our economy.
Every time in my life when I have chosen to delay follo

Every time in my life when I have chosen to delay following inspired counsel or decided that I was an exception, I came to know that I had put myself in harm’s way. Every time that I have listened to the counsel of prophets, felt it confirmed in prayer, and then followed it, I have found that I moved toward safety.
When issues emerge that might harm a campaign, like the Clinton e-mails, you have to get all the facts out right away, but not before you have all the facts.
Before I begin talking about the threats we face, the vulnerabilities that we have, and frankly the courage of the men and women in uniform that stand in harm’s way on behalf of a very grateful Nation, let me first honor the sacrifices of September 11.
When I was writing my first book, ‘In Harm’s Way,’ I witnessed the sense of sacrifice that those WWII veterans possessed. I was surprised that sometimes their grandchildren hadn’t talked to them about the historic events of that night in July 1945, when the USS Indianapolis went down.
President Obama is a utopian at heart. He wants to improve the lives of the downtrodden, which is a good thing. But, he doesn’t understand that damaging the free marketplace in pursuit of ‘social justice‘ will eventually harm those whom he wants to help. The nation’s crushing debt is a tsunami brewing off shore.
Religion has caused more harm than any other idea since the beginning of time. There’s nothing good I can say about it. People use it as a crutch.
Larry Flynt
I became paranoid for a long time: I thought that people were out to harm me.
Sovereignty must not be used for inflicting harm on anyone, whether citizen or foreigner.
Ludwig von Mises
If we could establish a deep abiding relationship with nature, we would never kill an animal for our appetite; we would never harm, vivisect, a monkey, a dog, a guinea pig for our benefit. We would find other ways to heal our wounds, heal our bodies.
Brother-sister love is the purest form of emotional love, like parents‘ love for their children. In school and college, brothers are there to protect us from all harm. It’s an unconditional love.
We are a country that lacks riches. The Jewish brain, that’s what we have. Everything that we’ve had and will have in this country is the direct and clear product of higher education. If we harm this system, we will drastically decline and cease to exist.
In the lack of judgment great harm arises, but one vote cast can set right a house.
If you’re a doctor, what do you promise to do? First, do no harm. If your operating philosophy is do no harm, that’s not a call to imagination. Not only that, if I’m a patient, I don’t want your imagination. I want what works.
Jay S. Walker
I will say again that I have never, and would never, harm a child. It sickens me that people have written untrue things about me.
Saying we should scrap drones shows an irresponsible and nonsensical ignorance of the way we protect our country. It lets down our servicemen and servicewomen fighting terrorists who want to harm us.
We must inflict upon terrorists and their families critical economic harm.
Nothing means more to those in harm’s way than the knowledge that their country appreciates their sacrifices and those of their families.
She belongs to a race of delightful women, who never do any harm, whom everybody calls good, and who are very severe on those who do not pretend to be good.
Gilbert Parker
When you think you’re a really good person, you’re actually capable of doing some real harm to people, either knowingly or unknowingly. It’s the big little lie that we all live in.
I know that many of you do wear such a cross of Christ, not in any ostentatious way, not in a way that might harm you at your work or recreation, but a simple indication that you value the role of Jesus Christ in the history of the world, that you are trying to live by Christ’s standards in your own daily life.
When you carry a gun, you mean to harm somebody, kill somebody.
Bill Cosby
There is sometimes an almost vindictive streak in politics whereby governments follow policies which they know will harm the electorate, but nonetheless, they keep them, sometimes for years. The Corn Laws are a classic example.
On banks, I make no apology for attacking spivs and gamblers who did more harm to the British economy than Bob Crow could achieve in his wildest Trotskyite fantasies, while paying themselves outrageous bonuses underwritten by the taxpayer. There is much public anger about banks and it is well deserved.
The odd swear word doesn’t harm anyone, does it?
To the Spains will come a very powerful king, by land and sea subjugating the South; This will cause harm, lowering again the crescent, clipping the wings of those of Friday.
In like manner, if I let myself believe anything on insufficient evidence, there may be no great harm done by the mere belief; it may be true after all, or I may never have occasion to exhibit it in outward acts.
Plastic waste is now found in the most remote areas of the planet. It kills marine life and is doing major harm to communities that depend on fishing and tourism.
In any discussion of technology, you hear the same argument: You can’t turn the clock back and you can’t put the genie back in the bottle. Maybe not. But there are steps we can take to limit the social harm caused by this industry, just like we do with others.
It weighs on me that I played a pivotal role in setting up a company that I think has done a lot of harm to the democratic process in a lot of countries.
I have noticed that nothing I never said ever did me any harm.
If people are not patient and want radical change, it could set China back in a way to harm a lot of people. I advocate more freedom based on stability.
The Trump administration recognizes that most refugees

The Trump administration recognizes that most refugees and immigrants are good people, but practical and temporary measures must be taken to keep this nation safe from the few bad individuals who seek to harm us.
I’m fascinated by the capacity to be able to do harm. I struggle every day with the ability of people to do evil. Not just the big things – the petty things that people do in order to make someone feel small, when it’s so easy to do, and it hurts so much.
When a president, as Trump does, demonises opponents as an un-American mob trying to destroy the country, it is not a lunatic who tries to harm them, it is a patriot.
I don’t be bringing harm to people.
I got nothing against the honest cop on the beat, the kind you can’t buy. You just have to have them transferred someplace where they can’t do you any harm.
Al Capone
I had a bunch of paintings around at my house, and someone said to me, ‘Why don’t you just put them on Instagram? Why don’t you show people these?’ And I didn’t want to – it was just something else I would have to do. But eventually, I was like, ‘What’s the harm?’ And the response was so insane!
Businesses operating in fragile or conflict-affected environments bear a responsibility to, at the very minimum, do no harm and avoid fuelling conflict or reinforcing fragility.
I think if you socialize, dine with, spend time with known terrorists that are on the list of those who want to do harm to America, you put yourself in peril. I don’t dine, socialize or spend time with people who are on the terrorist lists.
In the absence of sound oversight, responsible businesses are forced to compete against unscrupulous and underhanded businesses, who are unencumbered by any restrictions on activities that might harm the environment, or take advantage of middle-class families, or threaten to bring down the entire financial system.
To be a Navy SEAL, it’s three and a half years training before you’re ever put into harm’s way the first time.
We will never harm the Jews.
There should be a law that no ordinary newspaper should be allowed to write about art. The harm they do by their foolish and random writing it would be impossible to overestimate – not to the artist, but to the public, blinding them to all but harming the artist not at all.
We never know when or where harm may strike but, we can take proactive steps to protect ourselves.
Great weight should be given to the judgment of professionals on what information, if disclosed, would harm national security.
How can I wage political battle against a widow who does not mean anyone any harm except only the president himself?
He who has loved and who betrays love does harm not only to the image of the past, but to the past itself.
Mercury emissions will continue to harm the environment and to endanger the health of children and pregnant women, until this Administration puts public health before politics.
Mark Dayton
I hear from patients who say their doctor said, ‘If you want to take Vitamin C, go ahead and do it. It won‘t harm you, and it may do you some good.’ More and more physicians are getting convinced about the value of large doses of Vitamin C.
Linus Pauling
After the revolution, it might very well remain necessary to place people where they could not do harm to others. But the one under restraint should be cut off from the rest of society as little as possible.
Barbara Deming
We are the Conservative and Unionist party. No Conservative would do anything to harm the union, and that crucially includes Northern Ireland.
One of the common responses to criticism of psychics is to suggest that even if their powers are illusory, there is no harm done. After all, the audience seem to enjoy the show and Sally and the theatres certainly enjoy the profits.
Unfortunately, the current format for this lottery program are subject to fraud and abuse and leave our nation exposed to those who may seek to do harm on American soil.
William L. Jenkins
I am a part of the old school where I feel that purity of the language should be retained. But English is a constantly evolving language where new words are being added to the dictionary, so I don’t see any harm in experimenting with the language. Only poor editing standards need to be improved.
It is often better to have a great deal of harm happen to one than a little; a great deal may rouse you to remove what a little will only accustom you to endure.
Grenville Kleiser
Gluttony might be innocuous were it not for the fact that gluttons tend to disregard whether their self-serving behaviors harm anyone else. We don’t need to look far and wide to find examples of gluttonous behavior, as they are numerous throughout the history of capitalism.
If my own country is subverting the rule of law and sending its own citizens, its military, into harm’s way on the basis of lies and propaganda, I would argue that being a patriot is calling out those lies and saying, ‘No, you don’t send our military into harm’s way with no legal justification.’
Not every anti-Semite is Joseph Goebbels. You can not like Jews much and be no great harm to them.
In the workplace, many people become helicopter managers, hovering over their employees in a well-intentioned but ill-fated attempt to provide support. These are givers gone awry – people so desperate to help others that they develop a white knight complex and end up causing harm instead.
I should be more vocal about the things I believe are doing us harm, but many years ago in my early twenties, I learned a bit of a lesson. I started to realise at that time the benefits of eating healthy food and drink.
If we have isolated individuals able to inflict enormous harm, imagine what a single lunatic can do with a nuclear weapon. I think the whole base of civil society is at risk.
There is no harm in making people laugh by making fun of yourself. What’s wrong is when people derive pleasure from making fun of others.
Personally (and I believe I can speak for my sisters on

Personally (and I believe I can speak for my sisters on this), I am against any organization or individual who believes they are superior to and/or may wish harm upon another because of race, ethnic background, religion, or sexual orientation. We also believe in the potential unification of humanity as a whole.
Though large herds of deer do much harm to the neighbourhood, yet the injury to the morals of the people is of more moment than the loss of their crops.
Gilbert White
I have an unexplainable belief that I will never cause harm or be harmed while at sea. Because of this, I feel secure at sea: I feel secure in the ice, I feel secure in the storms, and I feel secure in confrontations.
It is unacceptable, it is forbidden, to harm the innocent.
Clearly, freedom does not extend to the right to harm other people.
I wanted to write ‘In Harm’s Way’ from the young men‘s point of view of being in a raft, or hanging in a life vest with just their nose poking above the water.
Poetry at its best can do you a lot of harm.
Now is the time for the U.S. and the nations of Western Europe who engaged in the slave trade throughout this hemisphere to come forward in a positive way to assist in undoing the harm that was caused by their past colonial policies in the hemisphere.
We are safer if there are not nuclear arsenals around the planet that can be utilized, stolen, sold to terrorists and others who would do harm.
I think that whenever businesses harm the economy, harm workers, harm consumers, or undermine human rights in any way, then it is the role of the government to make sure that they don’t do that and to make sure that markets are fair and they operate properly.
If Donald Trump wants to harm cities and the people who call them home, he’ll have to come through me.
Social media companies must work closely with the U.S. government to ensure their platforms are not being used by terrorist organizations to do harm to our country.
There are more things to alarm us than to harm us, and we suffer more often in apprehension than reality.
I only wish that ordinary people had an unlimited capacity for doing harm; then they might have an unlimited power for doing good.
I personally try to buy the best-quality items at the best price that do the least harm and from companies that are striving to do good – many of those companies are run by young entrepreneurs.
History is rife with examples of governments taking actions to ‘protect’ their citizens from harm by controlling access to information and inhibiting freedom of expression and other freedoms outlined in The Universal Declaration of Human Rights. We must make sure, collectively, that the Internet avoids a similar fate.
Anybody who spends time off of Louisiana‘s shores can recognize that these oysters are not endangered. To classify them as such risks great harm to not only fishermen who make their living collecting oysters in the Gulf, but also to Louisiana’s economy in total.
I would make documentaries if it was a worthy cause. I have a lot of respect for people who put themselves in harm’s way to make people see that something needs to be done.
None of my friends, or anyone I know, told me not to jump with Whisper. Anyone who knows me knows that I would never put my dog in harm’s way.
I spent years studying the teachings of Patanjali, and he reminded us several thousand years ago that when we are steadfast – which means that we never slip in our abstention of thoughts of harm directed toward others – then all living creatures cease to feel enmity in our presence.
America has survived and grown stronger through September 11th and subsequent wars with Afghanistan and Iraq and those who seek to do us harm. We have faced – and met – tremendous challenges ramping up a public health and safety system to protect Americans from future threats.
Christopher Bond
When we carried out air strike across the border after the Pulwama terror attack, we had told the international community that we took that step in self-defence only. We had told the international community that the armed forces were instructed not to harm any Pakistani citizen or its soldier during the strike.
Now the amygdala is our early warning detector, our danger detector. It sorts and scours through all of the information looking for anything in the environment that might harm us. So given a dozen news stories, we will preferentially look at the negative news.
A pregnant woman facing the most dire circumstances must be able to count on her doctor to do what is medically necessary to protect her from serious physical harm.
Hydraulic fracturing requires massive amounts of water. Disposing of the toxic wastewater, as well as accidental spills, can contaminate drinking water and harm human health.
Philanthropic humility is necessary if a giver is to do more good than harm, but it is not sufficient – philanthropic prudence is also needed.
I definitely want to keep working in Ireland, and without being too worthy about it, if it’s possible to bring work into the country, that’s no harm.
Drug reformers get seduced by politicians who co-opt our language but who make no meaningful change. And when we don’t hold politicians accountable, we contribute to harm.
The smuggling and distribution of misbranded drugs and medical devices of uncertain foreign origin has the potential for serious harm to patients.
Dana Boente
I disagree with any policy that would turn America’s back on people who are fleeing harm. I frankly believe that it is contrary to everything that we have symbolically and actually said we stand for.
We only do harm to ourselves when we harbor resentment and vitriol toward another. I do believe that everything is forgivable; some things are inexcusable but forgivable.
Fossil fuel companies and their allies are funding a ma

Fossil fuel companies and their allies are funding a massive and sophisticated campaign to mislead the American people about the environmental harm caused by carbon pollution.
The effect of letting someone sue without showing harm is obvious: It makes it really easy to sue.
Like coal, capitalism has brought many benefits. But, like coal, it now causes more harm than good.
Philosophers see no harm in the Jesuits other than in their effect on humanity and the sciences. The vulgar and especially the prejudiced only hate them from an envy and jealousy born out of conspiracy and intrigue at an organisation which overshadows them.
I don’t want anything that I buy to have done any harm to anyone or anything.
Myth and mythology often serve constructive and aspirational purposes. But they also do harm.
If the Lord comes and burns – as you say he will – I am not going away; I am going to stay here and stand the fire, like Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego! And Jesus will walk with me through the fire and keep me from harm.
On the ‘Star,’ you were forced to learn to write a simple declarative sentence. This is useful to anyone. Newspaper work will not harm a young writer and could help him if he gets out of it in time.
I understand that government should live within its means, value the money it holds in trust from you the taxpayer, avoid waste and, above all else, observe the first maxim of good government: namely, do no avoidable harm.
Sixteen games, to me, is a long enough schedule for anybody. We’re already concerning ourselves with head injuries and bodily harm to all of the professional athletes. Add to extra games to it, (and) you are just increasing those risks.
Prescription: A physician’s guess at what will best prolong the situation with least harm to the patient.
Some of these spirits that are intelligent can harm you.
Nothing could do more harm to America’s national security than a carbon-restricted, depressed economy that would make funding our military impossible.
Some people, and I am one of them, hate happy ends. We feel cheated. Harm is the norm.
The only plan the Administration seems to have for winning the war is that there is no plan and no schedule for our troops to come home and get out of harm’s way.
Eliot Engel
Mind training is based on the idea that two opposite mental factors cannot happen at the same time. You could go from love to hate. But you cannot, at the same time – toward the same object, the same person – want to harm and want to do good.
Matthieu Ricard
Americans have almost been conditioned to believe that the majority of people who seek to do us harm are those of Muslim descent.
Bennie Thompson
My parents have raised me to believe in a kind and a loving God and someone who cares about me, who is always there for me, and who would never wish harm or illness or any kind of tragedy upon me.
The Spy Act strikes a right balance between preserving legitimate and benign uses of this technology, while still, at the same time, protecting unwitting consumers from the harm caused when it is misused and, of course, designed for nefarious purposes.
To me, as a physician, when 1.78 million of our high school kids have tried an e-cigarette, and a lot of them are using them regularly … that’s like watching someone harm hundreds of thousands of children.
The idea that anybody might be allowed to use their common sense when clearly no harm is being done is part of history now.
Public discussion of how we determine al Qaeda intentions, I just – I can’t see how that can do anything but harm the security of the nation.
To prevent a crippling attack on our nation’s critical networks, U.S. companies and the federal government must work together to combat those who wish to do us harm.
It’s hard to overstate the lasting harm Mr. Tillerson’s tenure will do to America’s diplomacy.
Intent to harm America is not required to make the mishandling of information criminal – it simply requires that the actor was grossly negligent.
Now that the House of Commons is trying to become useful, it does a great deal of harm.
While many hackers have the knowledge, skills, and tools to attack computer systems, they generally lack the motivation to cause violence or severe economic or social harm.
Dorothy Denning
Don’t try to talk anyone out of concentrating his hatred on Ayn Rand or any other dead person. It can’t harm the dead. Diverted to a living person, it might actually do harm.
There is no harm in admitting one’s mistakes.
Capitalism is about adventurers who get harmed by their mistakes, not people who harm others with their mistakes.
I’m often loose with my tongue. I may have said something about the NAACP being un-American or Communist, but I meant no harm by it.
Continuing to expose the children to my and Adrienne's

Continuing to expose the children to my and Adrienne’s dysfunctional and volatile relationship is causing harm to the children.
I don’t mind if someone yells a motto out of their car at me. ‘No touching! No touching!’ No harm is done.
God says he will never be satisfied with the infidels. In terms of worldly affairs, America is very strong. Even if it were twice as strong or twice that, it could not be strong enough to defeat us. We are confident that no one can harm us if God is with us.
Mohammed Omar
The AI technology will keep you out of harm’s way. That is why we believe in an AI car that drives for you.
We can not underestimate the potential harm North Korea‘s capabilities can cause for the rest of the world.
I’m not the type to cut back on hot showers, but there’s no harm in hot water when it’s warmed by the sun.
Terrorism is a tactic in which the primary objective is to produce fear, rather than direct harm. Terrorist attacks are, first and foremost, psychological operations designed to alter behavior amongst the terrorized in a way that the actors believe will serve them.
President Trump is treating the judiciary the way he treats the media. But the harm created by these attacks could be far greater.
I’m very choosy when it comes to work. It’s not like whatever comes my way, I will agree to do it. But if I’m getting good money and exposure and if the content is satisfying, what’s the harm in doing it, even if it’s yet another reality show?
The idea that we cause harm by doing what we perceive to be the right thing, that’s another theme that interests me. Because most people don’t intend to cause harm, they cause harm by doing the right thing – in their mind.
Andrew McCarthy
Many of us who have cars have felt some form of extreme anger at other drivers because we feel they have put us in harm’s way. We might even envision ramming their cars or cutting them off in return, but do we actually do it? No, because the overwhelming majority of us never want to take another human life.
Of course, no one wants to ban the vote. Voting should remain available for sporting and recreational purposes. But certain types of votes clearly should be curtailed – ‘assault votes,’ for example, in which the only purpose of the vote is to harm others.
An arrogant person considers himself perfect. This is the chief harm of arrogance. It interferes with a person’s main task in life – becoming a better person.
At which time came to us many boats and we suffered them to come aboard, being not able to resist them, which people did us no harm, neither of us understanding the one the other.
William Adams
There is no harm in showing your feelings. It’s not unmanly.
When executives allegedly lie to the investing public about their company’s performance and thereby harm the integrity of the market, they must be held accountable.
Audrey Strauss
Beauty is the only thing that time cannot harm. Philosophies fall away like sand, creeds follow one another, but what is beautiful is a joy for all seasons, a possession for all eternity.
There is no truer cause of unhappiness amongst men than, where naturally expecting charity and benevolence, they receive harm and vexation.
I don’t accept ‘political rapper‘ because I don’t give a damn about either political party. I give a damn about the people. My rap comes from a sociological standpoint rather than picking a particular side or dogma or ideology. I just want people to be free to do what they want, as long as they don’t harm others.
Being unemployed is even more disastrous for individuals than you’d expect. Aside from the obvious harm – poverty, difficulty paying off debts – it seems to directly affect people’s health, particularly that of older workers.
If I were to ask any parent, ‘Do you love your kid?’ the answer would unequivocally be, ‘Yes.’ If I went on to ask, ‘What would you do to protect your kid from harm’s way?’ any rational parent would answer without skipping a beat, ‘Anything.’
If you can, help others; if you cannot do that, at least do not harm them.
If the myth of pure evil is that evil is committed with the intention of causing harm and an absence of moral considerations, then it applies to very few acts of so-called ‘pure evil’ because most evildoers believe what they are doing is forgivable or justifiable.
I don’t see any harm in working, getting out there, and practicing.
Here’s to five miserable months on the wagon and the irreparable harm that it’s caused me.
I don’t think there is any harm in being plus-size as long as you are fit internally.
When you see the violence of Hollywood movies, there is a tendency that the hero is combating and confronting many people, without much harm to himself. But in my films, the hero takes a lot of hits so the very act of the hero being the one on the receiving end, makes the audience cheer and connect with him.
We need the cooperation of the Pakistanis. If we don’t have any, we lose insight into the actions of those who would do our country harm.
The Hippocratic Oath says do no harm. It’s the Hypocritical Oath that says do no harm to one’s political future.
The reuse of passwords is the No. 1 cause of harm on the Internet.
Congress should let HRSA release its guidance and analyze its impact before making changes to the 340B program that would harm safety-net hospitals and our vulnerable patients.
As a young physician in the mid-'80s, caring for people

As a young physician in the mid-’80s, caring for people who had contracted H.I.V., I lost two of my patients to suicide at a time when the virus was doing very little harm to them. I have always thought of them as having been killed by a metaphor, by the burden of secrecy and shame associated with the disease.
The perpetrators of the actual bad stuff that does real and lasting harm to people, like leakage of industrial chemicals into water systems, seem to get not so much as a second glance; the bloviation from media pundits and think tanks creates false problems that waste time and energy debunking.
Sometimes, our expectations of being all-knowing is somewhat unrealistic. At the end of the day, there are people out there who mean harm to us, are thinking about doing harm to us and motivated to do it, and we don’t know what that is.
The bottom line is, our law enforcement is tasked with protecting us from harm – not with creating it by levying penalties for ‘offenses’ that present no real risk to anyone.
We desire the good of the world and the happiness of the nations that the bonds of affection and unity between the sons of men should be strengthened… what harm is there in this?… these fruitless strifes, these ruinous wars shall pass away, and the ‘Most Great Peace‘ shall come.
I don’t want to drive the markets crazy. I don’t want to create trouble, but rather order and rules and norms. We have to struggle against financial excesses, those who speculate with sovereign debt, those who develop financial products which have done so much harm.
Lindsey Graham has wavered on this, but I won’t: We need to ban offshore drilling. A spill off our beaches would destroy jobs and harm the coastal environment that makes South Carolina beautiful.
Well, we’ve faced very difficult decisions and challenges in our country, every one of us have, as we – since September 11th, as we fought the war on terror, all of those decisions that the President had to make to put young men and women in harm’s way.
We need to learn to accept and certainly mourn any harm that comes to any human being on this earth. But we also need to not be vengeful.
There is a time when even justice brings harm.
It is possible in medicine, even when you intend to do good, to do harm instead. That is why science thrives on actively encouraging criticism rather than stifling it.
If anyone gets arrogant about their religion, that’s when the religion isn’t effective anymore. Any decent religion or any decent philosophy is always about tolerance and individual freedom, not about harm.
I do what I feel is right. If what I do and say doesn’t harm anyone else, I don’t care about what negative people say. I block and delete negativity.
We’ll never move beyond oil until we stop rewarding oil companies with ridiculous taxpayer subsidies and start making them pay for the harm they cause our families and our planet.
It is always good men who do the most harm in the world.
The crimes against Palestinians in the Occupied Territories and elsewhere, particularly Lebanon, are so shocking that the only emotionally valid reaction is rage and a call for extreme actions. But that does not help the victims. And, in fact, it’s likely to harm them.
Our foreign aid to other nations should never be used to harm.
A big player coming in can change the dynamics of the dressing room, upset the rhythm of the team and end up doing more harm than good.
It may seem a strange principle to enunciate as the very first requirement in a hospital that it should do the sick no harm.
The power of intuitive understanding will protect you from harm until the end of your days.
Let’s face it: if you’re an elite basketball player and you choose to be socially and politically active, it could harm your brand.
Half of the harm that is done in this world is due to people who want to feel important. They don’t mean to do harm. But the harm does not interest them.
If you make a good film, then there’s no harm if it achieves commercial success.
May God our Lord never let me harm anyone when I cannot help him!
Not that I want the current president killed. I will, for the record and for the FBI agent assigned to read this and make sure I mean no harm, clearly state that while I am obsessed with death, I am against it.
One of the risks for anybody in the lending business is that being conservative can harm your competitiveness.
Ever since I was really little, I started doing a – I don’t know how to put this – mentally challenged person on my street. I meant no harm by it, but I remembered how this person talked, and I did it for my mom, and she was not into it. She said, ‘You can’t do that!’ But my dad really laughed.
The North Country of New York is a region steeped in rich military tradition. Our corner of this country stands out for the remarkable tradition of brave men and women putting themselves in harm’s way for our nation.
Make a habit of two things: to help; or at least to do no harm.
Only by observing the laws of nature can mankind avoid costly blunders in its exploitation. Any harm we inflict on nature will eventually return to haunt us. This is a reality we have to face.
Some mistakes in life you can come back from. Harming someone else is something different. With my own team, we’re never going to harm someone that’s weaker than us.
Matt Rhule
America, at its core, is a country of strong and resili

America, at its core, is a country of strong and resilient people who are prepared to confront the challenges posed by those who seek to do us harm.
Our system provides for a winner to take office on January 20th, and he is expected to take command of the ship of state. Failure to do so, characterized by hesitation and indecision, will harm the national interest.
Once we know our weaknesses they cease to do us any harm.
I agree that Ruskin has done much harm to counter balance much good in giving people the trick of talking about Art instead of really doing a little of it to enable them to understand.
William H. Hunt
We are gifted with freedom, but with that freedom comes the reality of the unknown and the responsibility to be aware of our surroundings and on guard against those who would do us harm.
Mike Crapo
We have perfected the art of finding problems without fixing real-world issues. We focus too much on complexity, not harm.
The problem of social organization is how to set up an arrangement under which greed will do the least harm, capitalism is that kind of a system.
I blame it on Walt Disney, where animals are given human qualities. People don’t understand that a wild animal is not something that is nice to pat. It can seriously harm you.
Antiabortion rules disproportionately harm women of color and low-income women of every ethnicity, affecting their economic capacity and threatening their very lives.
I’m not really concerned if people have this purist view of the New York Supreme thing. If they think opening our shop in Paris is going to harm our brand, then we can’t really be that strong of a brand.
And a bit of discipline never did 14-year-olds any harm.
Very little useful science got done in the space station. NASA never did the experiments needed to develop the technologies required for a genuine interplanetary expedition: centrifugal gravity to avoid bodily harm and a truly closed biosphere.
It is criminal to put our servicemen and women in harm’s way and to put the lives of so many civilians on the line for the misguided frustrations of the Bush administration.
I do not adhere to any strict diet plans as I feel they do more harm.
For every hate-filled attempt to harm, there will be always the legion of those who do not hesitate to give their help and care to a stranger when it is needed.
The third group is focused on counterintelligence and security. I think the reason for that is fairly evident, in terms of vulnerabilities of the department and the harm that can come to it by failing to detect when we have, in fact, been harmed.
People want to feel good about the choices they make. They want to know they’re choosing material that’s not going to harm the environment.
Franz von Holzhausen
Belief is a wise wager. Granted that faith cannot be proved, what harm will come to you if you gamble on its truth and it proves false? If you gain, you gain all; if you lose, you lose nothing. Wager, then, without hesitation, that He exists.
I have increasingly, over the years, felt that religion today does our civilization more harm than good.
Lies that do not hurt, which are different from lies that protect oneself or hurt another person. That is not my business. But the truth is mostly very boring, and you can help it along with lies. There is no harm in that.
You can calculate the worth of a man by the number of his enemies, and the importance of a work of art by the harm that is spoken of it.
I do spend – I feel like I spend about my first 20 minutes at any cocktail party convincing people that I’m not going to harm them in some way.
Lack of lawful access certainly affects our ability to do our jobs, but we know where the harm really falls when evidence is kept unavailable – it falls on innocent people, the people we’re sworn to protect.
To willfully harm another human being goes against everything I believe in.
Cyber bullies can hide behind a mask of anonymity online, and do not need direct physical access to their victims to do unimaginable harm.
Anna Maria Chavez
A religious man is a person who holds God and man in one thought at one time, at all times, who suffers harm done to others, whose greatest passion is compassion, whose greatest strength is love and defiance of despair.
Abraham Joshua Heschel
I’ve done more harm by the falseness of trying to please than by the honesty of trying to hurt.
Words will not be able to ever express how sorry I am for this, and I have profound regret and sorrow for the multitude of mistakes and harm I have caused.
Jack Abramoff
Any man may easily do harm, but not every man can do good to another.
Public health works by using evidence to lessen harm.
On average, global warming is not going to harm the developing world.
Contrary to what some believe, taking all reasonable an

Contrary to what some believe, taking all reasonable and feasible precautions to protect civilians – and mitigating the resulting anger when we harm them – does not need to impede military operations.
We all have a natural instinct to protect children from harm. It’s never fun to see a child hurt, even if it’s just a scraped knee. But on the other hand, children need to take on physical challenges to learn and grow, and scraped knees and other bumps and bruises teach them valuable lessons about their own limits.
No harm’s done to history by making it something someone would want to read.
Protecting Americans from harm goes beyond police and national defense. It’s imperative that we not destroy the commons, the physical environment on which we rely.
The Tories are trying to lock the country into the old, dirty technologies that harm our communities and the people who are forced to live with disruption on their doorstep.
I don’t have a set of tenets, but I live an ethical life. I practice a humility that presupposes there’s a power greater than myself. And I always believe, don’t inflict harm where it’s not necessary.
Whenever America sends its citizens into harm’s way, it must do so with eyes wide open.
Congress has greatly tightened the loopholes terrorists can use to harm Americans. We need to do more. We need controls immediately on what forms of ID are adequate to board planes and enter secure sites.
Yeah, my parents exposed me to horror movies when I was like 6 or 7. I mean exposed me in a good way, they didn’t mean any harm.
There is no way to ease the burden. The voyage leads on from harm to harm, A land of others and of silence.
Donald Justice
The minimum we should hope for with any display technology is that it should do no harm.
Edward Tufte
I’m always glad to be offered roles, but wouldn’t take any role as this could do you more harm than good, but I’ve been at what they call ‘on the top’ as far as being known for twenty years.
Peter Cushing
My dad and uncle were so protective so whenever someone would say or do something to harm us they were right there. They were very shy but you cross a line with them and the temper can get quite rough.
We cannot turn the clock back nor can we undo the harm caused, but we have the power to determine the future and to ensure that what happened never happens again.
No one is to be called an enemy, all are your benefactors, and no one does you harm. You have no enemy except yourselves.
The idea that global warming is the most important problem facing the world is total nonsense and is doing a lot of harm.
I think it has done us more harm believing in the huge differences between left and right, Democrat and Republican.
Yes. I’m a doctor, an epidemiologist, and lots of my professional colleagues flip back and forth between industry and medical roles. I know them; they are not bad people. But it is possible for good people in bad systems to do things that inflict enormous harm.
The concept that you cannot own the airwaves has caused far more harm than good.
Adrian Cronauer
When a restaurant is too popular, it starts to harm the reason you are there.
Probably the greatest harm done by vast wealth is the harm that we of moderate means do ourselves when we let the vices of envy and hatred enter deep into our own natures.
Since long I’ve held silence a remedy for harm.
Be not affronted at a joke. If one throw salt at thee, thou wilt receive no harm, unless thou art raw.
There’s no harm in me. Really, I’m just a big kid.
I’m not supporting any companies that cause harm to animals.
The fad diets are doing way more harm than good.
In my view, there is nothing more vicious and outrageous than the abuse, exploitation and harm of the most vulnerable members of our society, and I firmly believe that our nation’s laws and resources need to reflect the seriousness of these terrible crimes.
We recognize in a plant some unknown power, a single, form-giving force, which creates and conserves, which moves unwaveringly toward its end, which appropriates what is useful to it and rejects that which would harm it.
More harm was done in the 20th century by faceless bureaucrats than tyrant dictators.
I come from a place where everything about me, even my body language, is saying: I mean you no harm. I smile, I laugh. Basic stuff for most people.
This is the reality of intensive care: at any point, we are as apt to harm as we are to heal.
Sometimes I make mistakes in my lineup. I don't make an

Sometimes I make mistakes in my lineup. I don’t make any mistakes to harm someone.
Words are singularly the most powerful force available to humanity. We can choose to use this force constructively with words of encouragement, or destructively using words of despair. Words have energy and power with the ability to help, to heal, to hinder, to hurt, to harm, to humiliate and to humble.
If you put our guys in harm’s way, you better support them with the right equipment, the right rules of engagement, the right Medevac, the right quick-reaction force.
I am no more young. So there is no harm in playing an elderly role.
The harm done to Israel is damage done to the West. And delegitimizing Israel is a delegitimization of the West.
As for the Pope, I am too old to be frightened by his shadow, and am quite sure his shadow or Substance will do less harm to the liberties of my country than will a party, who seek to acquire political power by exciting religious bigotry in the minds of their duped followers.
Ezra Cornell
The men and women of the FBI are deployed around the clock, all over our country and around the world, identifying and disrupting threats, and pursuing those who would do us harm.
People warned us that if we went to them whenever they cried and refused to spank them, we would harm them irrevocably, but we decided there’s simply no way to spoil a child. After all, they aren’t apples.
I don’t want to play the lead and look like a hero. I am open to do character roles; what is the harm in it?