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The martyr cannot be dishonored.
Every lash inflicted is a tongue of fame;
every prison a more illustrious abode.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Related topics: Religion

Love and dignity cannot share the same abode.
- Ovid

It is not known precisely where angels dwell whether in the air,
the void, or the planets.
It has not been God's pleasure that we should be informed of their abode.
- Voltaire

A man is born alone and dies alone; and he experiences
the good and bad consequences of his karma alone;
and he goes alone to hell or the Supreme abode.
- Chanakya

 

Others may use the ocean as their road;
Only the English make it their abode.
- Edmund Waller

Our abode in this world is transitory,
our life therein is but a loan, our breaths are numbered
and our indolence is manifest.
- Abu Bakr

And for myself, I think for the present He is calling me to another land;
but how long shall be my abode,
or what employment He has for me there,
I know not, for I cannot think He is taking me there to live and lurk only.
- Donald Cargill

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Step by step a powerful and enterprising race has driven
them back from the Atlantic to the West until at last
there is scarcely a spot of ground upon which the Indians
have any certainty of maintaining a permanent abode.
- Nelson A. Miles

The tyrant dies and his rule is over,
the martyr dies and his rule begins
- Soren Kierkegaard

Let us all be brave enough
to die the death of a martyr,
but let no one lust for martyrdom.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

If physical death is the price
that I must pay to free my brothers and sisters
from a permanent death of the spirit,
then nothing can be more redemptive.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Feast of Stephen, Deacon, First Martyr,
the man who will not act until he knows all will never act at all.
- Jim Elliot

I'm fighting so I can die a martyr and go to heaven to meet God.
Our fight now is against the Americans.
- Osama bin Laden

Why should women not be a martyr for her cause?
- Ernestine Rose

It is not the punishment but the cause that makes the martyr.
- Saint Augustine

The martyr sacrifices themselves entirely in vain.
Or rather not in vain; for they make the selfish more selfish,
the lazy more lazy, the narrow narrower.
- Florence Nightingale

It is the cause, not the death, that makes the martyr.
- Napoleon Bonaparte

The prophet and the martyr do not see the hooting throng.
Their eyes are fixed on the eternities.
- Benjamin Cardozo

The fanatic is incorruptible: if he kills for an idea,
he can just as well get himself killed for one;
in either case,
tyrant or martyr, he is a monster.
- Emile M. Cioran

One, with God, is always a majority,
but many a martyr has been burned at the stake while
the votes were being counted.
- Thomas Reed

Commemoration of Katherine of Alexandria,
Martyr, 4th century If ye keep watch over your hearts,
and listen for the Voice of God and learn of Him,
in one short hour ye can learn more from Him than ye
could learn from Man in a thousand years.
- Johannes Tauler

Acquiring a repertoire in these days,
when the vocal literature is so immense,
so overwhelming, that the student with sense will devote
all his energies to work and not imagine himself a martyr to art.
- Alma Gluck

It requires greater courage to preserve inner freedom,
to move on in one's inward journey into new realms,
than to stand defiantly for outer freedom.
It is often easier to play the martyr,
as it is to be rash in battle.
- Rollo May

The only tyrant I accept in this world is the still voice within.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Death is the tyrant of the imagination.
- Barry Cornwall

It was known in the mid 90s already that Saddam Hussein
was a dangerous tyrant that he had already launched
aggressions against Iran,
he had invaded Kuwait.
- Douglas Feith

In order to have the stuff of a tyrant,
a certain mental derangement is necessary.
- Emile M. Cioran

My dad was a tyrant.
He used to physically beat the crap out of us.
- Dennis Wilson

More harm was done in the 20th century by faceless
bureaucrats than tyrant dictators.
- Dennis Prager

The sovereign is called a tyrant who knows no laws but his caprice.
- Voltaire

Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
- Aesop

My father was very intense, passionate and over-the-top.
He was my hero and my tyrant.
- June Jordan

There can be but little liberty on earth while men
worship a tyrant in heaven.
- Robert Green Ingersoll

How strangely will the Tools of a Tyrant pervert the plain Meaning of Words!
- Samuel Adams

Cruelty is a tyrant that's always attended with fear.
- Thomas Fuller

Every one with this writ may be a tyrant;
if this commission be legal,
a tyrant in a legal manner, also, may control,
imprison, or murder any one within the realm.
- James Otis

Today the tyrant rules not by club or fist,
but disguised as a market researcher,
he shepherds his flocks in the ways of utility and comfort.
- Marshall McLuhan

If we must have a tyrant, let him at least be a gentleman
who has been bred to the business,
and let us fall by the axe and not by the butcher's cleaver.
- Lord Byron

A collective tyrant, spread over the length and breadth of the land,
is no more acceptable than a single tyrant ensconced on his throne.
- Georges Clemenceau

I loved Jack Ford.
I got him in his later days, and he was a total tyrant
and a total autocrat and an Irish drunk.
But I had a great time.
- Richard Widmark

The tyrant has fallen, and Iraq is free.
- George W. Bush

Fantastic tyrant of the amorous heart.
How hard thy yoke, how cruel thy dart.
Those escape your anger who refuse your sway,
and those are punished most, who most obey.
- Matthew Prior

Both oligarch and tyrant mistrust the people,
and therefore deprive them of their arms.
- Aristotle

Every tyrant who has lived has believed in freedom for himself.
- Elbert Hubbard

The tyrant always talks as if he's preserving the best
interests of his people when he actually acts to undermine them.
- Ramman Kenoun

Public opinion, a vulgar, impertinent,
anonymous tyrant who deliberately makes life unpleasant
for anyone who is not content to the average person.
- William Ralph Inge

Destiny: A tyrant's authority for crime and a fool's excuse for failure.
- Ambrose Bierce

The tyrant grinds down his slaves and they don't turn against him,
they crush those beneath them.
- Emily Bronte

God himself has no right to be a tyrant.
- William Godwin

In every tyrant's heart there springs in the end this poison,
that he cannot trust a friend.
- Aeschylus

This and no other is the root from which a tyrant springs;
when he first appears he is a protector.
- Plato

The right of a nation to kill a tyrant in case of necessity
can no more be doubted than to hang a robber,
or kill a flea.
- John Adams

Love is a tyrant sparing none.
- Pierre Corneille

A woman who gives any advantage to a man may expect
a lover but will sooner or later find a tyrant.
- George Byron

I don't think I could be happy as an actor if there was a tyrant on the set.
- David Warner

In a republic, that paradise of debility,
the politician is a petty tyrant who obeys the laws.
- Emile M. Cioran

Whitehead reacted strongly against the idea of God as a cosmic tyrant,
one who brings about everything.
- John Polkinghorne

Every successful revolution puts on in time the robes
of the tyrant it has deposed.
- Barbara Tuchman

I didn't want to kill a man.
I'm not capable of killing a man.
I wanted to kill a tyrant.
- Oriana Fallaci

This, to me, is the ultimately heroic trait of ordinary people;
they say no to the tyrant and they calmly take the
consequences of this resistance.
- Philip K. Dick

We begin with the common belief that Saddam Hussein
is a tyrant and a threat to the peace and stability of the region.
He has ignored the mandated of the United Nations and
is building weapons of mass destruction and the means of delivering them.
- Carl Levin

I can't imagine anyone who doesn't think the world
is safer without a tyrant who murdered his own people,
used weapons of mass destruction against them and flouted
the world for so many years.
- Karen Hughes

Perhaps the fact that we have seen millions voting
themselves into complete dependence on a tyrant has
made our generation understand that to choose one's
government is not necessarily to secure freedom.
- Friedrich August von Hayek

A truer image of the world, I think,
is obtained by picturing things as entering into the
stream of time from an eternal world outside,
than from a view which regards time as the devouring tyrant of all that is.
- Bertrand Russell

Rightful liberty is unobstructed action according to our will
within limits drawn around us by the equal rights of others.
I do not add "within the limits of the law"
because law is often but the tyrant's will,
and always so when it violates the rights of the individual.
- Thomas Jefferson

A democracy which makes or even effectively prepares for modern,
scientific war must necessarily cease to be democratic.
No country can be really well prepared for modern war
unless it is governed by a tyrant,
at the head of a highly trained and perfectly obedient bureaucracy.
- Aldous Huxley

Saddam Hussein was a brutal tyrant.
I am glad he is now on trial for crimes against humanity.
But, opposition to a dictator is not the measure I
use when deciding whether to send our men and women
in uniform off to war and possible death.
- Peter DeFazio

A tyrant must put on the appearance of uncommon devotion to religion.
Subjects are less apprehensive of illegal treatment
from a ruler whom they consider god-fearing and pious.
On the other hand, they do less easily move against him,
believing that he has the gods on his side.
- Aristotle

When the tyrant has disposed of foreign enemies by conquest or treaty,
and there is nothing more to fear from them,
then he is always stirring up some war or other,
in order that the people may require a leader.
- Plato

We have to bring stability to Iraq, otherwise we will
be faced with a future dilemma of sending our loved
ones into harms way to stop a civil war or the rise
of a new tyrant born from the instability that we created.
- Jay Rockefeller


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