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Dying for an idea, again, sounds well enough, but why not let the idea die instead of you? (Quote by - Wyndham Lewis)

It is the cause and not merely the death that makes the martyr. (Quote by - Napoleon Bonaparte)

Our admiration is so given to dead martyrs that we have little time for living heroes. (Quote by - Elbert Green Hubbard)

Martyrs are needed to create incidents. Incidents are needed to create revolutions. Revolutions are needed to create progress. (Quote by - Chester Himes)

A scholar's ink lasts longer than a martyr's blood. (Quote by - Irish Proverb)

Martyrdom does not end something, it only a beginning. (Quote by - Indira Gandhi)

A thing is not necessarily true because a man dies for it. (Quote by - Oscar Wilde)

Martyrdom has always been a proof of the intensity, never of the correctness of a belief. (Quote by - Arthur Schnitzler)

Although prepared for martyrdom, I prefer that it be postponed. (Quote by - Winston Churchill)

I have been astonished that men could die martyrs for their religion I have shudder'd at it. I shudder no more. I could be martyr'd for my religion Love is my religion And I could die for that. I could die for you. (Quote by - John Keats)

The blood of the martyrs is the seed of the church. (Quote by - Tertullian)

To know how to say what others only know how to think is what makes men poets or sages; and to dare to say what others only dare to think makes men martyrs or reformers or both. (Quote by - Elizabeth Charles)

Saints and martyrs had never interested Maggie so much as sages and poets. (Quote by - George Eliot)

A pastor friend of mine said, "Our problem is that we no longer have martyrs. We only have celebrities." (Quote by - Shane Claiborne)

All spiritual journeys are martyrdoms. (Quote by - Jean Cocteau)

I think the most uncomfortable thing about martyrs is that they look down on people who aren't. (Quote by - Samuel N. Behrman)

It is more difficult, and it calls for higher energies of soul, to live a martyr than to die one. (Quote by - Horace Mann)

The way of the world is, to praise dead saints, and persecute living ones. (Quote by - Nathaniel Howe)

Great persecutors are recruited among martyrs whose heads haven't been cut off. (Quote by - Emile M. Cioran)

It is truer to say that martyrs create faith more than faith creates martyrs. (Quote by - Miguel de Unamuno)

Martyrs do not underrate the body, they allow it to be elevated on the cross. In this they are at one with their antagonists. (Quote by - Franz Kafka)

Martyrs, my friend, have to choose between being forgotten, mocked or used. As for being understood - never. (Quote by - Albert Camus)

Men do not accept their prophets and slay them, but they love their martyrs and worship those whom they have tortured to death. (Quote by - Fyodor Dostoevsky)

The people who have really made history are the martyrs. (Quote by - Aleister Crowley)

These martyrs of patriotism gave their lives for an idea. (Quote by - Schuyler Colfax)


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