Blunt Quotes

[wpsm_quote author=”Albert Einstein” float=”none” width=”100%”]All means prove but a blunt instrument, if they have not behind them a living spirit.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Alexander Pope” float=”none” width=”100%”]’Tis not enough your counsel still be true; Blunt truths more mischief than nice falsehoods do.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Alfred North Whitehead” float=”none” width=”100%”]Apart from blunt truth, our lives sink decadently amid the perfume of hints and suggestions.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Barbara Walters” float=”none” width=”100%”]Don’t confuse being stimulating with being blunt.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Blaise Pascal” float=”none” width=”100%”]Justice and truth are too such subtle points that our tools are too blunt to touch them accurately.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Bruce Lee” float=”none” width=”100%”]Cease negative mental chattering. If you think a thing is impossible, you’ll make it impossible. Pessimism blunts the tools you need to succeed.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Charles Dickens” float=”none” width=”100%”]Blunt tools are sometimes found of use where sharper instruments would fail.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Chinua Achebe” float=”none” width=”100%”]One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Claudia Rankine” float=”none” width=”100%”]The past is a life sentence, a blunt instrument aimed at tomorrow.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Eric Hoffer” float=”none” width=”100%”]To wrong those we hate is to add fuel to our hatred. Conversely, to treat an enemy with magnanimity is to blunt our hatred for him.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Erica Jong” float=”none” width=”100%”]Silence is the bluntest of blunt instruments. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Gail Honeyman” float=”none” width=”100%”]Time only blunts the pain of loss. It doesn’t erase it. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”George C. Lichtenberg” float=”none” width=”100%”]He was always smoothing and polishing himself, and in the end he became blunt before he was sharp.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Gregory Bateson” float=”none” width=”100%”]Some tools of thought are so blunt that they are almost useless; others are so sharp that they are dangerous. But the wise man will have the use of both kinds. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Henry Ward Beecher” float=”none” width=”100%”]Downright admonition, as a rule, is too blunt for the recipient.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Hugh Blair” float=”none” width=”100%”]How blunt are all the arrows of thy quiver in comparison with those of guilt. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”James O. Fraser” float=”none” width=”100%”]Praying without faith is like trying to cut with a blunt knife – much labor expended to little purpose.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”John Flavel” float=”none” width=”100%”]A hot iron, though blunt, will pierce sooner than a cold one, though sharper[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Kate Angell” float=”none” width=”100%”]I believe if something needs to be said, people should say it. Blunt doesn’t stab as deep as being cut by a secret.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Lao Tzu” float=”none” width=”100%”]Fill your bowl to the brim and it will spill. Keep sharpening your knife and it will blunt.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Madame de Sartory” float=”none” width=”100%”]The knowledge that women lack stimulates their imagination; the knowledge that men possess blunts theirs.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Mark Lawrence” float=”none” width=”100%”]Words are blunt instruments, better suited to murder than to making sense of the world.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Mason Cooley” float=”none” width=”100%”]A blunt statement can be as false as any other.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Pete Townshend” float=”none” width=”100%”]I have to say that anger is the blanket that comes around me, and that blunts and blurs my sense of proportion.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Tony Blair” float=”none” width=”100%”]The blunt truth about the politics of climate change is that no country will want to sacrifice its economy in order to meet this challenge. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Walter Savage Landor” float=”none” width=”100%”]Kindness in ourselves is the honey that blunts the sting of unkindness in another.[/wpsm_quote]