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Infamy Quotes

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Man has no right to kill his brother.
It is no excuse that he does so in uniform:
he only adds the infamy of servitude to the crime of murder.
- Percy Bysshe Shelley

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Those who say that life is worth living at any cost
have already written an epitaph of infamy,
for there is no cause and no person that they will
not betray to stay alive.
- Sidney Hook

March 11, 2004, now occupies a place in the history of infamy.
- Jose Maria Aznar

Is it no imputation to be arraigned before this House,
in which I have sat forty years, and to have my name
transmitted to posterity with disgrace and infamy?
- Robert Walpole

 

It is an infamy to die and not be missed.
- Carlos Wilcox

It is better to go down in infamy than to never go down at all.
- Jack Bowman

There is a heroism in crime as well as in virtue.
Vice and infamy have their altars and their religion.
- William Hazlitt

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He who can live in infamy is unworthy of life.
- Pierre Corneille

He is not dead who departs from life with a high and noble fame;
but he is dead,
even while living, whose brow is branded with infamy.
- Ludwig Tieck

Yesterday, December seventh, 1941, a date which will live in infamy,
the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately
attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

Tragedy occurs when a human soul awakes and seeks,
in suffering and pain, to free itself from crime,
violence, infamy, even at the cost of life.
The struggle is the tragedy - not defeat or death.
- Whittaker Chambers

I probably have become more infamous from two misdemeanors
than probably anyone I could think of.
- Paul Reubens

I will either be famous or infamous.
- Otto Dix

When we had the infamous mealtime scenes,
food fights would inevitably develop.
- Charlene Tilton

I like being infamous.
I think it is safe being a cult.
- Adam Ant

These days, there are many people around the world
who listen to the songs that made me infamous and read
the books that made me respectable.
- Kinky Friedman

Once you become famous, there is nothing left to become but infamous.
- Don Johnson

Wit as an instrument of revenge is as infamous as art
is as a means of sensual titillation.
- Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

I like photographing the people I love,
the people I admire, the famous, and especially the infamous.
My last infamous subject was the extreme right wing
French politician Jean-Marie Le Pen.
- Helmut Newton

As the most extravagant errors were received among
the established articles of their faith,
so the most infamous vices obtained in their practice,
and were indulged not only with impunity,
but authorized by the sanction of their laws.
- David Brainerd

If you think you can,
or you think you can't,
you're probably right.
- Henry Ford

Nobody cares how much you know,
until they know how much you care.
- attributed to Theodore Roosevelt, among others,
but probably earlier and anonymous

What you don't do daily, you probably won't do weekly either.
What you make a habit of putting-off
just keeps getting pushed away again and again.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you have health, you probably will be happy,
and if you have health and happiness,
you have all the wealth you need, even if it is not all you want.
- Elbert Hubbard

If you don't know what you want, you will probably never get it.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

If you wait to do everything until you're sure it's right,
you'll probably never do much of anything.
- Win Borden

It's the little things you do
that can make a big difference.
What are you attempting to accomplish?
What little thing can you do today
that will make you more effective?
You are probably only one step away from greatness.
- Bob Proctor

Sister is probably the most competitive
relationship within the family,
but once the sisters are grown,
it becomes the strongest relationship.
- Margaret Mead

In all our contacts, it is probably the sense
of being really needed and wanted
which gives us the greatest satisfaction
and creates the most lasting bond.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

One man with courage makes a majority.
- old saying probably repeated by Andrew Jackson
(falsely attributed to Jefferson)

Today is probably a good day for something;
but it's a better day for doing nothing.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Both young children and old people have a lot of time on their hands.
That's probably why they get along so well.
- Jonathan Carroll

If all the cars in the United States were placed end to end,
it would probably be Labor Day Weekend.
- Doug Larson

If cats were double the size they are now,
they'd probably be illegal.
- Doug Coupland

If a man smiles all the time,
he's probably selling something that doesn't work.
- George Carlin

A woman in love can't be reasonable -
or she probably wouldn't be in love.
- Mae West

I would have probably stolen cars - it would have given
me the same adrenaline rush as racing.
- Valentino Rossi

Approach the game with no preset agendas and you'll
probably come away surprised at your overall efforts.
- Phil Jackson

Man is descended from a hairy, tailed quadruped,
probably arboreal in its habits.
- Charles Darwin

To people who remember JFK's assassination,
JFK Jr. will probably always be that boy saluting his father's coffin.
- Michael Beschloss

Reverse every natural instinct and do the opposite
of what you are inclined to do,
and you will probably come very close to having a perfect golf swing.
- Ben Hogan

Personally, I have fond memories of playing
on slippery rocks on the banks of a rushing river
as a child and hitchhiking in college.
To those who say, "But times are different now,"
I reply that statistically life is much safer now
than in the 1950s, with regard to both crime and accidents.
What has changed is our attitudes.
In those years, a broken leg from falling off a swing
or the back of a tractor was just part of childhood -
an excuse for gathering autographs.
Today that broken leg would be a source
of outrage and probably lawsuits.
I long for a simpler time when life was taken less seriously.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

As the poet said, 'Only God can make a tree,'
probably because it's so hard to figure out how to get the bark on.
- Woody Allen

If an elderly but distinguished scientist says that something is possible,
he is almost certainly right; but if he says that it is impossible,
he is very probably wrong.
- Arthur C. Clarke

I would never kill a living thing, although I probably
have inadvertently while driving automobiles.
- Don Van Vliet

I think Australian food is probably some of the best in the world.
- Karrie Webb

I haven't got any special religion this morning.
My God is the God of Walkers.
If you walk hard enough,
you probably don't need any other god.
- Bruce Chatwin

Anger is something that each one of us has experienced -
some of us only occasionally, some almost daily.
Can we eliminate all anger? Probably not.
We will always have expectations,
and those expectations will often be unmet.
Disappointment is the principle cause of anger.
When we are disappointed, we look for someone to blame.
Declaring someone to be at fault is the nature of anger.
Anger is always directed at someone -
possibly toward God or the non-specific "they,"
but at some animate entity.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Adolescents are not monsters.
They are just people trying to learn how to make it
among the adults in the world,
who are probably not so sure themselves.
- Virginia Satir

If your computer speaks English, it was probably made in Japan.
- Alan Perlis

Moral power is probably best when it is not used.
The less you use it the more you have.
- Andrew Young

My parents and my grandfather on my mom's side would travel the earth.
They went to Australia and China, and they went to
probably every soccer game I ever played.
- Brandi Chastain

To stand there and do nothing on film is probably the hardest thing to do.
- Thomas Jane

Do we need to have 280 brands of breakfast cereal? No,
probably not.
But we have them for a reason - because some people like them.
It's the same with baseball statistics.
- Bill James

I've been in a gym probably nine days of my life.
- Tea Leoni

That's a job that it makes a few friendships,
but it probably breaks more.
- Michael McKean

I will be the focal point for however long I decide to play.
Half of me likes that idea and half of me doesn't,
but once the adrenaline kicks in, I'll probably really enjoy it.
- Martin Gore

I think my career would probably be in a better place
had I been more aggressive.
But I don't have it in me.
I'm not a competitive person, and I'm also really private.
- Debi Mazar

I've known Jan, probably, very well for,
well, for over a decade.
And the passion that Jan just showed the viewers in
that particular piece is very real.
- Rex Hunt

I've probably had my day in the sun.
I think I've influenced a lot of comic book writers.
- Harvey Pekar

I think he will probably come round in time,
I mean to renew the subject pretty often.
- Elizabeth Garrett Anderson

Which is probably the reason why I work exclusively in black and white...
to highlight that contrast.
- Leonard Nimoy

I feel that my playing on the first album was probably some of my best.
- Robin Trower

I've played three presidents, three saints and two geniuses -
and that's probably enough for any man.
- Charlton Heston

If you compare me to an actor, I'm probably one of
the best boxers in the profession.
But if you compare me as a boxer, I'm probably one of the best actors.
- Olivier Martinez

All the parts I get offered are character and comedy parts,
and I probably wouldn't get them if I had a different face.
So I'm glad I have a comedy face.
- Mackenzie Crook

And, gentlemen, they have not yet done so,
and it is quite clear that no Americans,
no people in the world probably, are going to war with the Soviet Union.
- Paul Robeson

Movies without meaningful dialogue play well all over the world.
The Apostle is probably the best movie of the year,
but it won't do squat in Korea.
- Robert Benton

Television probably has become the most evocative,
widely observed signpost we have.
- Robert Adams

I think my uncle was probably the biggest influence in my life.
We grew up in the same house, and he was just a really great,
hard-working, honest, ethical person.
- Catherine Bell

Slow, Deep And Hard was a great album,
even though it was probably our least selling record.
- Josh Silver


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