25 Total Quotes

Persecution Quotes

Miserable creatures, thrown for a moment on the surface of this little pile of mud, is it decreed that one half of the flock should be the persecutor of the other? Is it for you, mankind, to pronounce on what is good and what is evil?
Marquis De Sade
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Yea, and all that will live godly in Christ Jesus shall suffer persecution.
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Thomas Paine
Persecution is not an original feature in any religion; but it is always the strongly marked feature of all religions established by law
Thomas Paine
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The legal machinery of persecution is oiled, ready, and operating in Iran, and the Netherlands has a binding and absolute legal obligation not to send people back to face it.
Scott Long
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His fruit is but such as grows upon the stony ground, but stay till the sun of persecution arise and scorch him.
George Gillespie
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Ralph Waldo Emerson
The history of persecution is a history of endeavors to cheat nature, to make water run up hill, to twist a rope of sand.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Edmund Burke
Religious persecution may shield itself under the guise of a mistaken and over-zealous piety.
Edmund Burke
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What a fine persecution - to be kept intrigued without ever quite being enlightened.
Tom Stoppard
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There's signs that the persecution of Bah '¡s in Iran may be about to step up in a big way.
David Andrews
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Taste your persecution! this is what.you would hasten on.
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And kill them wherever you find them, and drive them out from whence they drove you out, and persecution is severer than slaughter, and do not fight with them at the Sacred Mosque until they fight with you in it, but if they do fight you, then slay them; such is the recompense of the unbelievers.
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And fight with them until there is no persecution, and religion should be only for Allah, but if they desist, then there should be no hostility except against the oppressors.
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Religion which requires persecution to sustain, it is of the devil's propagation.
Hosea Ballou
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They're trying to develop a persecution complex.
Jeremy Gunn
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I believe that pluralistic secularism, in the long run, is a more deadly poison than straightforward persecution
Francis Schaeffer
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Oliver Goldsmith
Persecution is a tribute the great must always pay for preeminence.
Oliver Goldsmith
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Mohammad Khatami
The persecution of Jews, just like Nazism, is a Western phenomenon. In the east, we have always lived side by side with them. And we follow a religion that states that the death of an innocent person is the death of all of humanity.
Mohammad Khatami
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And I, brethren, if I yet preach circumcision, why do I yet suffer persecution? then is the offence of the cross ceased.
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Now they which were scattered abroad upon the persecution that arose about Stephen travelled as far as Phenice, and Cyprus, and Antioch, preaching the word to none but unto the Jews only.
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Eric Hoffer
That which corrodes the souls of the persecuted is the monstrous inner agreement with the prevailing prejudice against them.
Eric Hoffer
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Unlimited tolerance must lead to the disappearance of tolerance. If we extend unlimited tolerance even to those who are intolerant, if we are not prepared to defend a tolerant society against the onslaught of the intolerant, then the tolerant will be destroyed, and tolerance with them We should therefore claim, in the name of tolerance, the right not to tolerate the intolerant. We should claim that any movement preaching intolerance places itself outside the law, and we should consider incitement to intolerance and persecution as criminal, in the same way as we should consider incitement to murder, or to kidnapping, or to the revival of the slave trade, as criminal.
Karl Popper
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We hope our Prime Minister can openly and publicly speak to the President of China to urge him to stop the persecution,
Falun Gong
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in the face of the persecution of my wife and my son Marco Antonio, as well as the principal military collaborators of my government, I take full responsibility for the facts investigated by Judge Munoz and deny any participation by my spouse, my children and my closest collaborators.
Augusto Pinochet
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Johann Friedrich Von Schiller
Yes great people are always subject to persecution and always getting into straits.
Johann Friedrich Von Schiller
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To punish a man because he has committed a crime, or because he is believed, though unjustly, to have committed a crime, is not persecution. To punish a man, because we infer from the nature of some doctrine which he holds, or from the conduct of other persons who hold the same doctrines with him, that he will commit a crime, is persecution, and is, in every case, foolish and wicked.
Thomas B. Macaulay
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