Malicious quotes:

  • I'm tired of malicious articles slandering me. -- Barbra Streisand
  • Be patient and understanding. Life is too short to be vengeful or malicious. -- Phillips Brooks
  • Competition is great. And as long as it's friendly and not a malicious thing, then I think it's cool. -- Janet Jackson
  • Gossip isn't scandal and it's not merely malicious. It's chatter about the human race by lovers of the same. -- Phyllis McGinley
  • Officially, MPAA stands for Motion Picture Association of America, but I suggest that MPAA stands for Malicious Power Attacking All. -- Richard Stallman
  • With care, and skill, and cunning art, She parried Time's malicious dart, And kept the years at bay, Till passion entered in her heart and aged her in a day! -- Ella Wheeler Wilcox
  • Malicious men may die, but malice never. -- Moliere
  • Subtle is the Lord. Malicious, He is not. -- Albert Einstein
  • Malicious gossip takes the place of creation in non-creative lives. -- Nancy Hale
  • Malicious tongues spread their poison abroad and nothing here below is proof against them. -- Moliere
  • This Grave contains all that was Mortal of a Young English Poet Who on his Death Bed in the Bitterness of his Heart at the Malicious Power of his Enemies Desired these words to be engraved on his Tomb Stone "Here lies One Whose Name was writ in Water." -- John Keats
  • Wisdom entereth not into a malicious mind. -- Francois Rabelais
  • I think everybody's got a malicious side. -- Jonathan Rhys Meyers
  • God is subtle but he is not malicious. -- Albert Einstein
  • I have second thoughts. Maybe God is malicious. Told to Valentine Bargmann. -- Albert Einstein
  • You can talk about anything if you go about it the right way, which is never malicious. -- Rodney Carrington
  • I ignore the jealous, I ignore the malicious, I ignore the ignorant and I ignore the paranoid. -- Rick Pitino
  • Raffiniert ist der Herr Gott, aber boshaft ist er nicht. God is subtle, but he is not malicious. -- Albert Einstein
  • Appreciate the power of rumor, often malicious, no matter how preposterous, within the local populations you are seeking to help. -- Alvin Adams
  • Don't listen to the malicious comments of those friends who, never taking any risks themselves, can only see other people's failures. -- Paulo Coelho
  • Pride, anger, gluttony, and idleness are sometimes conquered, but the conversion of a malicious and envious mind is a kind of miracle. -- Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont
  • I think as long as you're not being malicious and you're not hurting people then you should not be ashamed of what you do. -- Lily Allen
  • I ignore the jealous, I ignore the malicious, I ignore the ignorant, and I ignore the paranoid. If the shoe fits anyone, wear it. -- Rick Pitino
  • Observe this, that tho a woman swear, forswear, lie, dissemble, back-bite, be proud, vain, malicious, anything, if she secures the main chance, she's still virtuous; that's a maxim. -- George Farquhar
  • Let us never tolerate outrageous conspiracy theories concerning the attacks of September the 11th; malicious lies that attempt to shift the blame away from the terrorists, themselves, away from the guilty. -- George W. Bush
  • The pre-human creature from which man evolved was unlike any other living thing in its malicious viciousness toward its own kind. Humanization was not a leap forward but a groping toward survival. -- Eric Hoffer
  • But I am convinced that those Jews who stand aside today with a malicious smile and with their hands in their trousers' pockets will also want to dwell in our beautiful home. -- Theodor Herzl
  • In order to have an enemy, one must be somebody. One must be a force before he can be resisted by another force. A malicious enemy is better than a clumsy friend. -- Sophie Swetchine
  • We really don't know how to love each other because we haven't really learned to love ourselves. In many instances, not all, it's not malicious. We've just been conditioned to such bad behavior. -- Iyanla Vanzant
  • I don't condone anyone causing damage in my name, or doing anything malicious in support of my plight. There are more productive ways to help me. As a hacker myself, I never intentionally damaged anything. -- Kevin Mitnick
  • Women have said the most malicious, disgusting things about me. But I know that when somebody comments about you, good or bad, it is 99 percent of the time their projection of how they feel about themselves. -- Paz de la Huerta
  • Margaret Thatcher was not a malicious person. She was a person who couldn't see, or didn't want to see, the unfairness and disadvantaging consequences of the application of what she thought to be a renewing ideology. -- Neil Kinnock
  • Proprietary software tends to have malicious features. The point is with a proprietary program, when the users don't have the source code, we can never tell. So you must consider every proprietary program as potential malware. -- Richard Stallman
  • Inventing sources is not a crime in and of itself, although it certainly violates every code of journalistic ethics known to man. A criminal fraud case would require that the reporter's deceit had been malicious and resulted in financial gain. -- Brendan I. Koerner
  • ...If I continued to harbour any hope for music it lay in the expectation that a musician might come who was sufficiently bold, subtle, malicious, southerly, superhealthy to confront that music and in an immortal fashion take revenge on it. -- Friedrich Nietzsche
  • People love gossip because it's slightly removed from actuality. It's a very literary thing... You can hear a great story, and it turns out that it's largely not true. Fiction writing is like gossip. It's not malicious gossip, but it's gossip. -- Lorrie Moore
  • It is inconceivable for our unconscious to imagine an actual ending of our own life here on Earth, and if this life of ours has to end, the ending is always attributed to a malicious intervention from the outside by someone else. -- Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
  • Interestingly, the actress who, in her own persona, may be gentle, shy, and socially awkward, someone whose hand trembles when pouring a cup of tea for a visiting friend, can convincingly portray an elegant, cruel aristocrat tossing off malicious epigrams in an eighteenth-century chocolate house. -- Wallace Shawn
  • I shall not do more than I can, and I shall do all I can to save the government, which is my sworn duty as well as my personal inclination. I shall do nothing in malice. What I deal with is too vast for malicious dealing. -- Abraham Lincoln
  • Putin and his advisers don't understand the power of public opinion in the West. They believe in conspiracy theories and that someone is orchestrating a malicious campaign against Russia. They don't realize that even conservative politicians have to react when newspapers and artists express their concern on such an issue. -- Alexei Navalny
  • I live my life like anybody else, and people choose to write about mine. And what they write I can't control - when they write lies at least - because the laws can't really protect you unless you can prove malicious intent. So I just choose not to read it. -- Ashton Kutcher
  • There's a perennial debate about whether the propagandistic tripe produced by establishment media outlets is shaped more by evil or by stupidity. Personally, I think it's both: a healthy dose of each is needed. The system design is malicious, while those who serve as its public face are generally vacant. -- Glenn Greenwald
  • Against war one might say that it makes the victor stupid and the vanquished malicious. In its favor, that in producing these two effects it barbarizes, and so makes the combatants more natural. For culture it is a sleep or a wintertime, and man emerges from it stronger for good and for evil. -- Friedrich Nietzsche
  • Some people who know me might say, 'He's not a great example of a nice person; he's a malicious, tough and ruthless guy.' But when the day is done, as long as I've held to my values and been true to my family and my God, it won't matter what anyone else thinks. -- Dave Checketts
  • The Sage of Toronto ... spent several decades marveling at the numerous freedoms created by a "global village" instantly and effortlessly accessible to all. Villages, unlike towns, have always been ruled by conformism, isolation, petty surveillance, boredom and repetitive malicious gossip about the same families. Which is a precise enough description of the global spectacle's present vulgarity. -- Guy Debord
  • I use Mac. Not because it's more secure than everything else - because it is actually less secure than Windows - but I use it because it is still under the radar. People who write malicious code want the greatest return on their investment, so they target Windows systems. I still work with Windows in virtual machines. -- Kevin Mitnick
  • I'm not a malicious person. When you get past the tattoos and leather, I give people a fair shake. There are periods when I've sowed some wild oats, no doubt about it. And I can party with some of the heavyweights. There are some stories about me that, yeah, where there's smoke there's fire. But sometimes the smoke is just smoke. -- Al Jourgensen
  • There is no small degree of malicious craft in fixing upon a season to give a mark of enmity and ill-will: a word--a look, which at one time would make no impression, at another time wounds the heart, and, like a shaft flying with the wind, pierces deep, which, with its own natural force, would scarce have reached the object aimed at. -- Laurence Sterne
  • When you are subjected to the malicious and furious violence of the passions, and to the harassments of the Devil, during the fulfillment of various works for God, accept these sufferings as sufferings for the name of Christ, and rejoice in your sufferings, thanking God; for the Devil is preparing you, without knowing it himself, the most shining crowns from the Lord. -- John of Kronstadt
  • The most malicious kind of hatred is that which is built upon a theological foundation. -- George Sarton
  • The malicious have a dark happiness. -- Victor Hugo
  • The malicious sneer is improperly called laughter. -- Oliver Goldsmith
  • I am malicious because I am miserable -- Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
  • There's always someone willing to believe malicious rumours. -- Steig Larsson
  • A malicious enemy is better than a clumsy friend. -- Sophie Swetchine
  • Your brain works with all the subtlety of a malicious child. -- Steven Erikson
  • February is just plain malicious. It knows your defenses are down. -- Katherine Paterson
  • The most malicious god is the god of the counted chicken. -- David Mitchell
  • If the laughter of the audience was malicious we wouldn't show it. -- Denis Norden
  • Most people are far too much occupied with themselves to be malicious. -- Friedrich Nietzsche
  • Virtue is not malicious; wrong done her Is righted even when men grant they err. -- George Chapman
  • Indeed, man has two different beings inside him. What devil thought of that malicious touch? -- Stendhal
  • A greater absurdity cannot be thought of than a morose, hardhearted, covetous, proud, malicious Christian. -- Jonathan Edwards
  • In a perverse way, it's very patriarchal to think that women can't be malicious or violent. -- Jim Goad
  • We feel a kind of bittersweet pricking of malicious delight in contemplating the misfortunes of others. -- Michel de Montaigne
  • In every province, the chief occupations, in order of importance, are lovemaking, malicious gossip, and talking nonsense. -- Voltaire
  • Melt all the guns, I thought, break the knives, burn the guillotines-and the malicious will still write letters that kill. -- Ray Bradbury
  • Are we proud and passionate, malicious and revengeful? Is this to be like-minded with Christ, who was meek and lowly? -- John Tillotson
  • Fortune, that with malicious joyDoes man her slave oppress,Proud of her office to destroy,Is seldom pleasd to bless. -- John Dryden
  • The fact of the matter is that the United States faces real threats from criminals, terrorists, spies, and malicious cyber actors. -- James Comey
  • In the high mountains and desert beings can affect you. Most aren't malicious, but some will lure you to your death. -- Frederick Lindemann, 1st Viscount Cherwell
  • Such is luck! And such the treatment which honest, good perservance gets so often at the hands of unfair and malicious Nature! -- Mark Twain
  • There is always a half-malicious curiosity amongst actors to witness the shortcomings of a novice. They invariably experience strong inclinations to prophesy failure. -- Anna Cora Mowatt
  • My tastes in music tend to favor anything my kids don't like, out of natural antipathy amplified by a sort of malicious glee. -- Gregory Maguire
  • My rage is not malicious; like a spark Of fire by steel inforced out of a flint It is no sooner kindled, but extinct. -- William Goffe
  • Memory is the most malicious cutter of all, preserving, recasting, panning in slow motion across the awful bits so that we retain every detail. -- Colson Whitehead
  • How damaging is a habit that permits faultfinding, character assassination, and the sharing of malicious rumors! Gossip and caustic comments often create chains of contention. -- Marvin J. Ashton
  • I deserve a fair trial, like every other American citizen. A large amount of ugly, malicious misinformation has been released to the media about me. -- Michael Jackson
  • One was a Cartoon Artist with a heart like chiffon and a wit as accidentally malicious as the jab of a pin in a flirt's belt. -- Eleanor Hallowell Abbott
  • I am accustomed to hearing malicious falsehoods about myself . . . But I think I have a right to resent, to object to libelous statements about my dog. -- Franklin D. Roosevelt
  • As the middle class is predated upon with an ever greater malicious intensity, their children stand to lose more and harder than their parents ever did. -- Henry Rollins
  • A REASSURING ANNOUNCEMENT Please, be calm, despite that previous threat. I am all bluster - I am not violent. I am not malicious. I am a result. -- Markus Zusak
  • One is called a criminal for being different, and malicious for observing other people with too much clarity and penetration. But what if one began with oneself? -- Andre Suares
  • Sacrificing one's life on the altar of literature is in some ways like sacrificing a goat to some malicious spirit. It's not always a humane or necessary decision. -- Matthew Specktor
  • Even in the midst of compassion we feel within I know not what tart sweet titillation of malicious pleasure in seeing others suffer; children have the same feeling. -- Michel de Montaigne
  • It is impossible to win gracefully at chess. No man has yet said "Mate!" in a voice which failed to sound to his opponent bitter, boastful and malicious. -- A. A. Milne
  • There is more real pleasure to be gotten out of a malicious act, where your heart is in it, than out of thirty acts of a nobler sort. -- Mark Twain
  • Unkind people spread malicious tales, and well-intentioned people also censure; but in either case the tranquil sage remains unconcerned. Nowhere is there to be found a disconcerted sage. -- Gautama Buddha
  • If men like [Ken] Starr and his allies could ignore the Constitution and abuse power for ideological and malicious ends to topple a President, I feared for my country. -- Hillary Clinton
  • In the most commonplace, tiresome, ridiculous, malicious, coarse, crude, or even crooked people or events I had to seek out rare things, good things, comic things, and I did so. -- William Saroyan
  • Memories can bring comfort to the old and infirm, but memories can also be implacable foes, a malicious army of temporal ghosts forever pillaging the long-sought-after peace of our twilight years. -- Rick Yancey
  • Companies will often use the legal system to scare people away from attacking them. But we all should be free to make critical statements about anybody, unless those statements are malicious. -- Lawrence Lessig
  • Whoever counters the malicious with malice can never be free, but one who feels no maliciousness pacifies those who hate. Hate brings misery to humanity so the wise man knows no hatred. -- Gautama Buddha
  • One of the pleasures of travel is to dive into places where others are compelled to live and come out unscathed, full of the malicious pleasure of abandoning them to their fate. -- Jean Baudrillard
  • But the paparazzi are quite malicious and vocal and really rude, ... And they camped outside of my house, so I started throwing eggs at them, lobbing them at rocks next to them. -- Heath Ledger
  • Not a single right is indestructible: a new might can at any time abolish it, hence, man possesses not a single permanent right. God is Might (and He is shifty, malicious, and uncertain). -- Mark Twain
  • What I've always said about comedy is if you do it in the right way, you can say anything to anybody because they know where you're coming from. They know it's not malicious. -- Trevor Noah
  • We must not stint Our necessary actions in the fear To cope malicious censurers, which ever, As rav'nous fishes, do a vessel follow That is new-trimmed, but benefit no further Than vainly longing. -- William Shakespeare
  • the bus timetable sites are all run by an inbred cabal of malicious gnomes. Who don't speak English. And who don't count very well either. Or tell time. And they certainly can't read maps. -- Robin McKinley
  • That's not to say Eddie's never done anything malicious. But he never grabbed power for power's sake. His position was gained only because he has that energy, and that's naturally where he ended up. -- Stone Gossard
  • Cats always made up to the people who hated them the most. Depending on how you chose to look at it, it was a touching manifestation of trust, or a malicious pleasure in human discomfort. -- Barbara Mertz
  • I kinda see everyone as competition. I'm a very competitive person. But I think that's good. Competition is great. And as long as it's friendly and not a malicious thing, then I think it's cool. -- Janet Jackson