The poor prey on one another because their lives offer no hope and communicate the tragic message to these human beings that they have no possibility to attain a decent standard of living.
Chaos of thought and passion, all confused; Still by himself abused or disabused; Created half to rise, and half to fall; Great lord of all things, yet a prey to all; Sole judge of truth, in endless error hurled,- The glory, jest, and riddle of the world.
Violence wounds the body and it wounds the soul. Of the predator. Of the prey. Of the mourners. Of collective humanity. It diminishes us all.
At worst, is not this an unjust world, full of nothing but beasts of prey, four-footed or two-footed?
Love will find a way through paths where wolves fear to prey.
Here we don't pray for the weak, we prey on the weak.
Experience demands that man is the only animal which devours his own kind, for I can apply no milder term to the general prey of the rich on the poor.
A lion's work hours are only when he's hungry; once he's satisfied, the predator and prey live peacefully together.
The critic roams through culture, looking for prey.
Bullies are always cowards at heart and may be credited with a pretty safe instinct in scenting their prey.
The creative act lasts but a brief moment, a lightning instant of give-and-take, just long enough for you to level the camera and to trap the fleeting prey in your little box.
She who resists as though she would not win,
By her own treason falls an easy prey.
He, who boldly interposes between a merciless censor and his prey, is a man of vigor: and he who, mildly wise, without wounding, convinces him of his error, commands our veneration.
Man, biologically considered ... is simply the most formidable of all beasts of prey, and, indeed, the only one that preys systematically on its own kind.
Do not fall prey to the false belief that mastery and domination are synonymous with manliness.
So, naturalists observe, a flea; Hath smaller fleas that on him prey; And these have smaller fleas to bite 'em, And so proceed ad infinitum.
Without game, men prey on each other.
Everything that's realistic has some sort of ugliness in it. Even a flower is ugly when it wilts, a bird when it seeks its prey, the ocean when it becomes violent.
Created half to rise, and half to fall; Great lord of all things, yet a prey to all; Sole judge of truth, in endless error hurled; The glory, jest, and riddle of the world!
The bulk of mankind have indeed, in all countries in their turn, been made the prey of ambition.
The satirist shoots to kill while the humorist brings his prey back alive and eventually releases him again for another chance.
Money powers prey upon the nation in times of peace & conspire against it in times of adversity.
I think anybody with an insecurity, which is everyone, appreciates the fact that it's much easier to be a predator than it is to be prey.
Let no feeling of discouragement prey upon you, and in the end you are sure to succeed.
There is hardly anything in the world that some man cannot make a little worse and sell a little cheaper, and the people who consider price only are this man's lawful prey.
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