104+ Best Curse Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Curse is to use a word or an expression that is not polite and shows that you are very angry. Profoundly inspirational curse quotes will challenge the way you think, change the way you live and transform your whole life.

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Famous Curse Quotes

Child prodigy is a curse because you’ve got all those terrible possibilities. — Itzhak Perlman

When music is allowed to take the place of devotion and prayer, it is a terrible curse. Young people assemble together to sing, and, although professed Christians, frequently dishonor God and their faith by their frivolous conversation and their choice of music. — Ellen G. White

I’m gonna put a curse on you and all your kids will be born completely naked. — Jimi Hendrix

As another has well said, to handicap a student by teaching him that his black face is a curse and that his struggle to change his condition is hopeless is the worst sort of lynching. — Carter G. Woodson

Nature knows no pause in progress and development, and attaches her curse on all inaction. — Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

It’s the thing that you do well that brings you to prominence. The very thing that brings you to success can also be like a curse, because then people think that’s all you can do. — Christine Baranski

It did remind me of something out of Greek mythology – the richest king who gets everything he wants, but ultimately his family has a curse on it from the Gods. — Martin Scorsese

See, I have set before you this day life and good, death and evil… I have set before you life and death, blessing and curse; therefore choose life. — Moses

The big curse of America, to me, is skinless, boneless chicken breasts. They’re banal and relatively flavorless. The rest of the world’s trying to get some fat to eat, and we’re trying to ban it from our diet. — Jim Harrison

I have to change. It’s like a curse. — Miles Davis

Sometimes it is better to light a flamethrower than curse the darkness. — Terry Pratchett

I probably shouldn’t curse as much as I do. — Amy Sherald

Man has evolved a mutual relationship with nature on earth, but his power to change its surface has grown so tremendously that this may become a curse instead of a blessing. — Walter Gropius

Some people possess talent, others are possessed by it. When that happens, a talent becomes a curse. — Rod Serling

If you have so earth-creeping a mind that it cannot lift itself up to look to the sky of poetry… thus much curse I must send you, in the behalf of all poets, that while you live, you live in love, and never get favour for lacking skill of a sonnet; and, when you die, your memory die from the earth for want of an epitaph. — Philip Sidney

Is there not some chosen curse, some hidden thunder in the stores of heaven, red with uncommon wrath, to blast the man who owes his greatness to his country’s ruin! — Joseph Addison

Alimony is the curse of the writing class. — Norman Mailer

In our time, the curse is monetary illiteracy, just as inability to read plain print was the curse of earlier centuries. — Ezra Pound

Academics lack perspective. In a debate on whether the world is round, they would argue, ‘No,’ because it’s an oblate spheroid. They suffer from ‘the curse of knowledge’: the inability to imagine what it’s like not to know something that they know. — Steven Pinker

Having a writer in the family is a curse – for the family. I do feel more or less guilty when I’m writing. — Karl Ove Knausgard

We are not here to curse the darkness, but to light the candle that can guide us thru that darkness to a safe and sane future. — John F. Kennedy

Maybe it’s my age that makes me very conscious of loose threads, but I don’t think that’s an earmark of a fine product. And whenever I have a deep-seated feeling like that, I convey it to the person who made it. Sometimes they curse me, and sometimes they thank me. — Stanley Marcus

Selfishness is the greatest curse of the human race. — William E. Gladstone

It’s a blessing and a curse. I feel like I’ve gotta fight every dude that stepped foot on ‘The Ultimate Fighter.’ — Jorge Masvidal

I don’t agree with everything he did in his life, but we’re dealing with this Howard Hughes, at this point. And also ultimately the flaw in Howard Hughes, the curse so to speak. — Martin Scorsese

To this day, I like the version of movies that don’t have the curse words. I’m very reserved that way. — AJ Lee

All parents should be aware that when they mock or curse gay people, they may be mocking or cursing their own child. — Anna Quindlen

I was blessed with a gift. It’s a gift and a curse. It never ends. — Dan Fogelberg

In 2008, I spoke out against calling the president a Muslim as if that was a curse. And then in 2012, once again, I was very disturbed about some of the intolerance I was seeing in the party, so I made a statement saying there’s a level of intolerance in some parts of the Republican Party. And there was, and I think there still is. — Colin Powell

A word is an arbitrary label – that’s the foundation of linguistics. But many people think otherwise. They believe in word magic: that uttering a spell, incantation, curse, or prayer can change the world. Don’t snicker: Would you ever say, ‘Nothing has gone wrong yet’ without looking for wood to knock? — Steven Pinker

England has not wholly escaped the curse which must ever befall a free government which holds extensive provinces in subjection; for, although she has not lost her liberty or fallen into anarchy, yet we behold the population of England crushed to the earth by the superincumbent weight of debt and taxation, which may one day terminate in revolution. — John C. Calhoun

That’s part of the curse: If you’re gonna play the song, you better play it. I’ve tried to phone in ‘Jeremy’ a few times, and it’s tough. It doesn’t work. — Eddie Vedder

Me, as a person, I grow. I’m like a chameleon. You know? That is a gift and a curse for me. But more so a gift, because it never puts me in a box. — Kendrick Lamar

Let us not curse the darkness. Let us kindle little lights. — Dada Vaswani

The religion that has to be supported by law is without value, not only, but a fraud and a curse. The religious argument that has to be supported by a musket is hardly worth making. — Robert Green Ingersoll

As human beings, we have the blessing and the curse that we’re able to adapt to almost anything. No matter how extreme the circumstances you’re in, they become normal. — Kevin Powers

My Instagram got deleted a lot of times. I used to do rough jokes and curse a lot. — Cardi B

Ignorance is the curse of God; knowledge is the wing wherewith we fly to heaven. — William Shakespeare

Economic growth may one day turn out to be a curse rather than a good, and under no conditions can it either lead into freedom or constitute a proof for its existence. — Hannah Arendt

I tell you that the curse of God Almighty is on the saloon. — Billy Sunday

Make your goals big and broad enough so that they never become answered prayers and boomerang to curse you. — Douglas Coupland

Change, like sunshine, can be a friend or a foe, a blessing or a curse, a dawn or a dusk. — William Arthur Ward

I’m a people pleaser. I hold a lot of things in. I’m always making sure everybody is okay. I usually don’t rage; I usually don’t curse. — Beyonce Knowles

The curse of covetousness is that it destroys manhood by substituting money for character. — Lucy Larcom

It’s the beauty and curse of doing a daily show. Some days you’ve got nothing to talk about and other days Dick Cheney shoots his lawyer in the face and everyone is happy. — Craig Ferguson

The curse of me and my nation is that we always think things can be bettered by immediate action of some sort, any sort rather than no sort. — Plato

Some say that AIDS came from the monkeys, and I doubt that because we have been living with monkeys from time immemorial, others say it was a curse from God, but I say it cannot be that. — Wangari Maathai

Partisanship is our great curse. We too readily assume that everything has two sides and that it is our duty to be on one or the other. — James Harvey Robinson

Each one of us sees Jesus in a different way. To some, He was prophet, for they needed to know the kingdom was at hand. But most of all, He was the son of God, and He came to experience the consequences of the curse the Father had put upon mankind when Adam and Eve disobeyed. — Mother Angelica

I see America spreading disaster. I see America as a black curse upon the world. I see a long night settling in and that mushroom which has poisoned the world withering at the roots. — Henry Miller

As a gymnast, I’ve always compartmentalized my life, which is a blessing and a curse. But over time, I’ve learned that my sport doesn’t fully define me, and I think that’s where a lot of the joy in my routines comes from now: I’m not compartmentalizing as much, and I know who I am beyond my sport. — Katelyn Ohashi

We need to teach the next generation of children from day one that they are responsible for their lives. Mankind’s greatest gift, also its greatest curse, is that we have free choice. We can make our choices built from love or from fear. — Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

Bill Cosby was the first comedian I was exposed to, because he doesn’t curse. — Chris Rock

There must be something solemn, serious, and tender about any attitude which we denominate religious. If glad, it must not grin or snicker; if sad, it must not scream or curse. — William James

If you go back to the history of the ‘Madden’ game, I was probably on the cover of it half the time. So if I was to believe there was a curse, I would also have to believe I’d been cursed. And I’ve never had that feeling. — John Madden

I’ve seen my name on marquees and bowed to standing ovations. I’ve also been called a fraud, a mental case, a heretic. People all over the country wait in line to hug me or curse me. — Glennon Doyle Melton

London is a liberal city, in all senses of the word. It is a city built on the idea that the multitude of cultures that inhabit it are a benefit, not a curse, where communities from all over the globe live and work side by side, enriching each other’s experiences. — Jo Swinson

We are stripped bare by the curse of plenty. — Winston Churchill

The great curse of modern political life is incrementalism. — Paul Keating

I would as soon leave my son a curse as the almighty dollar. — Andrew Carnegie

God loves us; the devil hates us. God wants us to have a fulness of joy as He has. The devil wants us to be miserable as he is. God gives us commandments to bless us. The devil would have us break these commandments to curse us. — Ezra Taft Benson

Early on, I was so impressed with Charles Dickens. I grew up in the South, in a little village in Arkansas, and the whites in my town were really mean, and rude. Dickens, I could tell, wouldn’t be a man who would curse me out and talk to me rudely. — Maya Angelou

Literature is a toil and a snare, a curse that bites deep. — D. H. Lawrence

The death of Christ proclaimed the justice and perpetuity of his Father’s law in punishing the transgressor, in that he consented to suffer the penalty of the law himself, in order to save fallen man from its curse. — Ellen G. White

When I go to see people, I always kind of hope they are going to play some kind of songs I know. So you’ve got to know your audience. It’s kind of something that is a blessing and a curse in a way. You’re obligated to play some of that stuff that people know, but I don’t think that’s all you have to do. — Tom Petty

I don’t curse in front of my daughter. Well, sometimes. — Bozoma Saint John

The open source nature of the Internet is both a blessing and a curse, because just as much as we can watch what’s happening around the world, we can also be watched. — Alicia Garza

It’s better to use a curse word than to hurt somebody else, I find. — Marilyn Manson

I’ve grown up around some incredibly funny people, which has been a blessing and curse because now I’ve been completely spoiled in terms of what I find funny. — Dan Levy

I hold a lot of things in. I’m always making sure everybody is okay. I usually don’t rage; I usually don’t curse. So for me, it’s a great thing to be able to scream and say whatever I want. — Beyonce Knowles

The internet has been a boon and a curse for teenagers. — J. K. Rowling

Cherish that which is within you, and shut off that which is without; for much knowledge is a curse. — Zhuangzi

‘L.A. Law’ has been a bit of a blessing and a curse. First of all, it was a very prestigious show that had a lot of intellect, and I was the pretty boy. I’ve had to battle that my whole career: ‘Oh, you were the face guy. You didn’t really have to act; you just had to wear the right suits.’ I had to battle that. — Corbin Bernsen

We must be aware of consumerism! That’s our tendency. It’s the capitalistic curse that we were poisoned with. We should spend only what is necessary. How do you call the big cars, the latest ones? Hummer! Not a single dollar to import Hummers! What is that? What is that? What kind of revolution is this? One of Hummers? No way! — Hugo Chavez

The thirst for education that comes with the change the gospel brings can be a blessing or a curse, depending on our motives. — Henry B. Eyring

I just sit at a typewriter and curse a bit. — P. G. Wodehouse

This is the curse of our age, even the strangest aberrations are no cure for boredom. — Stendhal

Leave me to the thing I love. I love acting. But being called ‘the greatest living actress’ – a designation not even my mother would sanction – is the opposite of good or valuable or useful. It is a curse for a working actor. — Meryl Streep

Some comics really thrive on being disrespectful, especially toward women, and it’s somehow understood as edgy, but I’m the opposite. I’ve never liked curse words for that reason. — Bryan Callen

Work is the curse of the drinking classes. — Oscar Wilde

It is idleness that is the curse of man – not labour. Idleness eats the heart out of men as of nations, and consumes them as rust does iron. — Samuel Smiles

If atomic bombs are to be added as new weapons to the arsenals of a warring world, or to the arsenals of nations preparing for war, then the time will come when mankind will curse the names of Los Alamos and of Hiroshima. — J. Robert Oppenheimer

If the State cannot survive the anti-slavery agitation, then let the State perish. If the Church must be cast down by the strugglings of Humanity to be free, then let the Church fall and its fragments be scattered to the four winds of Heaven, never more to curse the earth. — William Lloyd Garrison

My mom, she was a very, very soft woman. It was hard for her to yell or even curse. But when it came to fighting for her kids, she found a strength she didn’t always know she had. — Angelina Jolie

It’s a curse. I ask God to take this away from me all the time. I do not like being an artist. — Kevin Gates

An open foe may prove a curse, but a pretended friend is worse. — John Gay

If Muslims curse the Christians, then the Christians will curse the Muslims. And people will curse Allah, and Allah will hold us responsible for that. — Feisal Abdul Rauf

I feel there is a curse on rock stars. — Marc Bolan

I can multitask like crazy. I’m riddled with ADD – a blessing and a curse. — Glenn Beck

To do a ‘Bond’ picture is a blessing but also a curse. — Maryam D’Abo

It put our energies to sleep and made visionaries of us – dreamers and indolent… It is good to begin life poor; it is good to begin life rich – these are wholesome; but to begin it prospectively rich! The man who has not experienced it cannot imagine the curse of it. — Mark Twain

I’m a father; I’m a friend. I think I’ve got the biggest heart in the world. A lot of times, that’s not a good thing. It’s a gift and a curse. — Allen Iverson

Being an iconic food company can be both a blessing and a curse. It can be a curse if, amidst change, you maintain the status quo. It is a blessing if you leverage the change coupled with capability to seize new opportunities. — Denise Morrison

The curse of the romantic is a greed for dreams, an intensity of expectation that, in the end, diminishes the reality. — Marya Mannes

It is not materialism that is the chief curse of the world, as pastors teach, but idealism. Men get into trouble by taking their visions and hallucinations too seriously. — H. L. Mencken

I’m the most inappropriate dad. I curse in front of my kids and their friends. I let my kids watch R-rated movies. I’ll walk by the movie theater and say, ‘Let’s go see that,’ and my kids will say, ‘No, it’s rated R. It’s not appropriate for kids.’ I’m like Uncle Dad. We have fun. I don’t live with them, but I drive over four days a week. — Marlon Wayans

Every blessing ignored becomes a curse. — Paulo Coelho

I’m never proper or careful, but I never curse in front of my mother, either. — Chris Rock

When I first got out to Hollywood, they were pushing me for sitcoms, and I didn’t really have an interest in them. I wanted to do films and slowly worked that way. And then it became, I guess, this curse of the leading man. — Brad Pitt

The basic question ‘will I obey Christ ‘s teaching?’ is rarely taken as a serious issue. For example, to take one of Jesus’ commands, that is relevant to contemporary life, I don’t know of any church that actually teaches a church how to bless people who curse them, yet this is a clear command. — Dallas Willard

We have come to a turning point in the road. If we turn to the right mayhap our children and our children’s children will go that way; but if we turn to the left, generations yet unborn will curse our names for having been unfaithful to God and to His Word. — Charles Spurgeon

Poverty makes you wise but it’s a curse. — Bertolt Brecht

Your competition is not other people but the time you kill, the ill will you create, the knowledge you neglect to learn, the connections you fail to build, the health you sacrifice along the path, your inability to generate ideas, the people around you who don’t support and love your efforts, and whatever god you curse for your bad luck. — James Altucher

I am not a prisoner of conscious, but people try to make me one sometimes. It is both a gift and a curse. It’s a high honour but can create limitations – I have to be fluid. — Talib Kweli

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