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Fanaticism Quotes
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Am I a criminal? The world knows I'm not a criminal.
What are they trying to put me in jail for? You've
lost common sense in this society because of religious fanaticism and dogma.
- Jack Kevorkian

The mistake we make is to attribute to religions the
errors and fanaticism of human beings.
- Tahar Ben Jelloun

Fanaticism obliterates the feelings of humanity.
- Edward Gibbon

The vast majority of Muslims living here are peaceful citizens.
Unfortunately, however, we also see religious and political
fanaticism among Muslim groups in Germany.
- Otto Schily

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What is fanaticism today is the fashionable creed tomorrow,
and trite as the multiplication table a week after.
- Wendell Phillips

Moderation is part of faith, so those who accuse Muslim
schools of fostering fanaticism should learn a bit more about Islam.
- Cat Stevens

Fanaticism is overcompensation for doubt.
- Robertson Davies


 

This fanaticism is what feeds terrorism.
And this is precisely why Muslims must play an active
role in opposing hate sermons and incitement to terrorism
and extremism in their mosques.
- Otto Schily

Time and again we see leaders and members of religions incite aggression,
fanaticism, hate, and xenophobia - even inspire and
legitimate violent and bloody conflicts.
- Hans Kung

It is not possible to unknow what you do know -
the result of that is fanaticism.
- Lionel Blue

The tendency to claim God as an ally for our partisan
value and ends is the source of all religious fanaticism.
- Reinhold Niebuhr

As a musician I tell you that if you were to suppress adultery,
fanaticism, crime, evil, the supernatural,
there would no longer be the means for writing one note.
- Georges Bizet

Fanaticism consists of redoubling your effort when
you have forgotten your aim.
- George Santayana

Today's Islamic fundamentalism is also a cover for political motifs.
We should not overlook the political motifs we encounter
in forms of religious fanaticism.
- Jurgen Habermas

A celibate clergy is an especially good idea,
because it tends to suppress any hereditary propensity toward fanaticism.
- Carl Sagan

From fanaticism to barbarism is only one step.
- Denis Diderot

But The Same Sea is set precisely in this Israel,
which never makes it to the news headlines anywhere.
It is a novel about everyday people far removed from fundamentalism,
fanaticism nationalism, or militancy of any sort.
- Amos Oz

The interval between the decay of the old and the formation
and establishment of the new constitutes a period of
transition which must always necessarily be one of uncertainty,
confusion, error, and wild and fierce fanaticism.
- John C. Calhoun

In morals what begins in fear usually ends in wickedness;
in religion what begins in fear usually ends in fanaticism.
Fear, either as a principle or a motive,
is the beginning of all evil.
- Anna Jameson

In my own sphere I did everything that could possibly
be expected of a man who believes in the greatness
of his people and who is filled with fanaticism for
the greatness of his country,
in order to bring about the victory of Adolf Hitler
and the National Socialist movement.
- Hans Frank

The closer a man approaches tragedy the more intense
is his concentration of emotion upon the fixed point of his commitment,
which is to say the closer he approaches what in life we call fanaticism.
- Arthur Miller

If a man would follow, today, the teachings of the Old Testament,
he would be a criminal.
If he would follow strictly the teachings of the New,
he would be insane.
- Robert Green Ingersoll

Morality and its victim, the mother -
what a terrible picture!
Is there indeed anything more terrible,
more criminal, than our glorified sacred function of motherhood?
- Emma Goldman

The successful revolutionary is a statesman,
the unsuccessful one a criminal.
- Erich Fromm

The current prohibition laws are forcing drug disputes
to be played out with guns in our streets.
We need to put a stop to this criminal drug element in our country.
- Gary Johnson

Politics is a place of humble hopes and strangely modest requirements,
where all are good who are not criminal and all are
wise who are not ridiculously otherwise.
- Frank Moore Colby

As a cop, I dealt with every kind of bum and criminal.
They all have more integrity than some Hollywood people.
- Joseph Wambaugh

A mob is the method by which good citizens turn over
the law and the government to the criminal or irresponsible classes.
- Ray Stannard Baker

Resistance to criminal rashness comes better late than never.
- Titus Livius

Let me be clear - no one is above the law.
Not a politician, not a priest, not a criminal,
not a police officer.
We are all accountable for our actions.
- Antonio Villaraigosa

To the mind, God is a perfect criminal.
He has done such a perfect crime by creating this world
that mind cannot trace how He did it.
That is why the mind always freaks out about God.
- Prem Rawat

I think that NATO is itself a war criminal.
- Harold Pinter

Radium could be very dangerous in criminal hands.
- Pierre Curie

A criminal is a person with predatory instincts without
sufficient capital to form a corporation.
- Howard Scott

It is criminal to steal a purse, daring to steal a fortune,
a mark of greatness to steal a crown.
The blame diminishes as the guilt increases.
- Friedrich Schiller

But certainly I didn't know he was doing anything that was criminal.
- Kenneth Lay

The incompetence regarding body and vehicle armor rises
almost to a level of criminal negligence.
- John Olver

The administration says, then, there are no downsides
or upsides to treating terrorists like civilian criminal defendants,
but a lot of us would beg to differ.
- Sarah Palin

It might be pardonable to refuse to defend some men,
but to defend them negligently is nothing short of criminal.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

The will to survive is not as important as the will to prevail...
the answer to criminal aggression is retaliation.
- Jeff Cooper

Thus, anybody who follows this nature and gives way
its states will be led into quarrels and conflicts,
and go against the conventions and rules of society,
and will end up a criminal.
- Xun Zi

I spent time in, like, criminal courts,
and covering murder trials for papers.
- Kurt Loder

South Africa was to evolve into the most pernicious
example of the criminal practise of colonial and white minority domination.
- Thabo Mbeki

Punishment is not for revenge, but to lessen crime and reform the criminal.
- Elizabeth Fry

If I was a criminal, stationery stores and bakeries
would be the two kinds of places I would concentrate on.
- John Turturro

The measure would set criminal penalties,
the same as those that would apply if harm or death
happened to the pregnant woman,
for those who harm a fetus.
- Ken Calvert

While there is a lower class, I am in it,
while there is a criminal element, I am of it,
and while there is a soul in prison,
I am not free.
- Eugene V. Debs

You might as well ask why a middle-aged man with no
criminal record might put a paper bag over his head and rob a bank.
I acted out of personal desperation.
- Aldrich Ames

Too much virtue can be criminal.
- Jean Racine

I would, without any hesitation, shoot a violent criminal again.
- Bernhard Goetz

My father is a practicing criminal law attorney in the Seattle area.
- David Guterson

The criminal is trying to solve his immediate problems.
- Naguib Mahfouz

If there is one realm in which it is essential to be sublime,
it is in wickedness.
You spit on a petty thief, but you can't deny a kind
of respect for the great criminal.
- Denis Diderot

There is a movement to get an international criminal court in the world,
voted for by hundreds of states-but with the noticeable
absence of the United States of America.
- Harold Pinter

Life is nothing but a competition to be the criminal rather than the victim.
- Bertrand Russell

Nothing matters but the facts.
Without them, the science of criminal investigation
is nothing more than a guessing game.
- Blake Edwards

I only did my duty to my country when I tried to oppose
the criminal folly of Hitler.
- Wilhelm Canaris

We're making it more difficult to obtain the necessary
ingredients to produce meth and tightening criminal
penalties for those who deal in this dangerous drug.
- Michael McCaul

Whether or not we can save Lake Michigan,
whether or not we can avoid a breakdown in our criminal
justice system are more important than whether or not
I'm going to be governor.
- Bill Scott

I just produced Criminal, this remake of Nine Queens,
and one of the things that appealed to me about Nine
Queens is that it was a performance piece,
and that's the most fun.
- Steven Soderbergh

My role and my obligation was to conduct criminal investigations.
- Louis Freeh

How many condemnations I have witnessed more criminal than the crime!
- Michel de Montaigne

Make your educational laws strict and your criminal ones can be gentle;
but if you leave youth its liberty you will have to dig dungeons for ages.
- Michel de Montaigne

To be a good actor you have to be something like a criminal,
to be willing to break the rules to strive for something new.
- Nicolas Cage

You have stripped from me the rank and privileges of
the professorship and the doctoral degree which I earned,
and you have set me at the level of the lowest criminal.
- Kurt Huber

I don't smoke marijuana anymore.
I don't drink.
Marijuana is a handicap.
So is alcohol.
Alcohol is a terrible handicap.
But in spite of being a handicap, it shouldn't be criminal.
- Gary Johnson

Yes, for my undergrad I majored in Criminal Justice
and minored in Political Science and English.
- Matthew McGrory

The responsibility of a minister is to step aside when
there is a criminal investigation of the department.
That protects the propriety of Parliament and of responsible government.
- Jack Layton

If anybody ever dares to compare Bob Dole to Clinton,
then they're comparing a criminal to an honest man.
- Sonny Bono

We cannot say that if a child is badly nourished he will become a criminal.
We must see what conclusion the child has drawn.
- Alfred Adler

Some laws of state aimed at curbing crime are even more criminal.
- Friedrich Engels


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