21 Total Quotes

Geoffrey Fisher Quotes

There is a sacred realm of privacy for every man and woman where he makes his choices and decisions-a realm of his own essential rights and liberties into which the law, generally speaking, must not intrude.
Geoffrey Fisher
#Choice

The long and distressing controversy over capital punishment is very unfair to anyone meditating murder.
Geoffrey Fisher
#British Politician #Controversy

There are only two kinds of people in the modern world who know what they are after. One, quite frankly, is the Communist. The other, equally frankly, is the convinced Christian. The rest of the world are amiable nonentities.
Geoffrey Fisher
#People

I have asked myself once or twice lately what was my natural bent. I have no doubt at all: It is to look at each day for the evil of that day and have a go at it, and that is why I have never failed to have an acute interest in each morning's letters.
Geoffrey Fisher
#British Politician #Doubt

In a civilized society, all crimes are likely to be sins, but most sins are not and ought not to be treated as crimes. Man's ultimate responsibility is to God alone.
Geoffrey Fisher
#British Politician #Civilized

Once you start, there is no end to who is to go in and who is to be left out.
Geoffrey Fisher
#British Politician

Who knows whether in retirement I shall be tempted to the last infirmity of mundane minds, which is to write a book.
Geoffrey Fisher
#British Politician #Retirement

Some of the press who speak loudly about the freedom of the press are themselves the enemies of freedom. Countless people dare not say a thing because they know it will be picked up and made a song of by the press. That limits freedom.
Geoffrey Fisher
#Enemies #British Politician

This country and the Commonwealth last Tuesday were not far from the Kingdom of Heaven.
Geoffrey Fisher
#British Politician #Country

My feelings are those of a schoolboy getting in sight of the holidays. Or more seriously, my feelings are perhaps those of a matador who has decided not to enter the bull ring.
Geoffrey Fisher
#British Politician #Holidays

Dare I say that when he is at home I wish he was overseas, and still more profoundly when he is overseas I wish he was at home?
Geoffrey Fisher
#Home

Until you know that life is interesting - and find it so - you haven't found your soul.
Geoffrey Fisher
#Life #British Politician

In cities no one is quiet but many are lonely; in the country, people are quiet but few are lonely.
Geoffrey Fisher
#British Politician