Persecuting: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases

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Icon Group International, Incorporated, Dec 19, 2008 - 217 pages
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Familiar Quotations PersecutingI am treated as evil by those who feel persecuted because they are not allowed to force me to believe as they do.ndash;AnonymousWomen sometimes seem to share a quiet, unalterable dogma of persecution that endows even the most sophisticated of them with the inarticulate poignancy of the peasant.ndash;AnonymousPersecution in intellectual countries produces a superficial conformity, but also underneath an intense, incessant, implacable doubt.ndash;George BaerA religion which requires persecution to sustain it is of the devil's propagation.ndash;Hosea BallouPersecution is a bad and indirect way to plant religion.ndash;Thomas BrowneBecause the Papists persecute the truth should we, on that account, refrain from repressing error?ndash;John CalvinPersecution was at least a sign of personal interest. Tolerance is composed of nine parts of apathy to one of brotherly love.ndash;Frank Moore ColbyThe three great apostles of practical atheism that make converts without persecuting, and retain them without preaching, are health, wealth, and power.ndash;Charles Caleb ColtonThe man who anticipates his century is always persecuted when living, and is always pilfered when dead.ndash;Benjamin DisraeliOf all the tyrannies on human kind The worst is that which persecutes the mind.ndash;John Dryden

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