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Knowledge of God's Word is a bulwark against deception, temptation, accusation, even persecution. (Quote by - Edwin Louis Cole)

Stereotypes involving Christian identity, Christian persecution is so far back in history now that no one fears it being revived, unless you live in China, I guess. (Quote by - Gregg Easterbrook)

Alas, how many have been persecuted for the wrong of having been right? (Quote by - Jean-Baptiste Say)

Everything we shut our eyes to, everything we run away from, everything we deny, denigrate or despise, serves to defeat us in the end. What seems nasty, painful, evil, can become a source of beauty, joy, and strength, if faced with an open mind. (Quote by - Henry Miller)

The monster, fanaticism, still exists, and whoever seeks after truth will run the risk of being persecuted. (Quote by - Voltaire)

We ought to be very cautious in the prosecution of magic and heresy. The attempt to put down these two crimes may be extremely perilous to liberty, and may be the origin of a number of petty acts of tyranny if the legislator be not on his guard; for as such an accusation does not bear directly on the overt acts of a citizen, but refers to the idea we entertain of his character. (Quote by - Charles-Louis De Secondat)

The dictum that truth always triumphs over persecution is one of the pleasant falsehoods which men repeat after one another till they pass into commonplaces, but which all experience refutes. (Quote by - John Stuart Mill)

Even in November 1938, after five years of anti-Semitic legislation and persecution, they still owned, according to the Times correspondent in Berlin, something like a third of the real property in the Reich. (Quote by - Arthur Bryant)

It is thus necessary that the individual should finally come to realize that his own ego is of no importance in comparison with the existence of the nation, that the position of the individual is conditioned solely by the interests of the nation as a whole. (Quote by - Adolf Hitler)

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? (Quote by - Marquis De Sade)

War will disappear only when men shall take no part whatever in violence and shall be ready to suffer every persecution that their abstention will bring them. It is the only way to abolish war. (Quote by - Anatole France)

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. (Quote by - Thomas B. Macaulay)

The first persecution of the Church took place in the year 67, under Nero, the sixth emperor of Rome. (Quote by - John Foxe)

Force without wisdom falls of its own weight. (Quote by - Horace)

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

Jewish persecution is a historical memory of the present generation and people fear it in the present day, and that's why those references are so much more powerful. I just understand that better now. (Quote by - Gregg Easterbrook)

In politics, as in religion, it is equally absurd to aim at making proselytes by fire and sword. Heresies in either can rarely be cured by persecution. (Quote by - Alexander Hamilton)

If none of us ever read a book that was “dangerous,” had a friend who was “different,” or joined an organization that advocated “change,” we would all be the kind of people Joe McCarthy wants. (Quote by - Edward R. Murrow)

Persecution readily knits friendship between its victims. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

It is folly for an eminent man to think of escaping censure, and a weakness to be affected with it. All the illustrious persons of antiquity, and indeed of every age in the world, have passed through this fiery persecution. (Quote by - Joseph Addison)

Distrust everyone in whom the impulse to punish is powerful. (Quote by - Friedrich Nietzsche)

The causes of the China Incident were the exclusion and insult of Japan throughout China, the exclusion of Japanese goods, the persecution of Japanese residents in China, and the illegal violation of Japanese rights. (Quote by - Hideki Tojo)

Persecution to persons in a high rank stands them in the stead of eminent virtue. (Quote by - Cardinal de Retz)

There have been times I almost got a persecution complex. I felt like people wouldn't let me grow up. They always saw me as a smiling kid or goofy teenager, no matter how much I'd changed. (Quote by - Rick Schroder)

Most of the harm in the world is done by good people, and not by accident, lapse, or omission. It is the result of their deliberate actions, long persevered in, which they hold to be motivated by high ideals toward virtuous ends. (Quote by - Isabel Paterson)


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