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The way of the world is, to praise dead saints, and persecute living ones.

The way of the world is, to praise dead saints, and persecute living ones.

by Nathaniel Howe Found in: Martyr Quotes,
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Our admiration is so given to dead martyrs that we have little time for living heroes.

Our admiration is so given to dead martyrs that we have little time for living heroes.

by Elbert Green Hubbard Found in: Martyrs Quotes,
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A thing is not necessarily true because a man dies for it.

A thing is not necessarily true because a man dies for it.

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A scholar's ink lasts longer than a martyr's blood.

A scholar's ink lasts longer than a martyr's blood.

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Although prepared for martyrdom, I prefer that it be postponed.

Although prepared for martyrdom, I prefer that it be postponed.

by Winston Churchill Found in: Martyrs Quotes,
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I think the most uncomfortable thing about martyrs is that they look down on people who aren't.

I think the most uncomfortable thing about martyrs is that they look down on people who aren't.

by Samuel N. Behrman Found in: Martyr Quotes,
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Martyrs are needed to create incidents. Incidents are needed to create revolutions. Revolutions are needed to create progress.

Martyrs are needed to create incidents. Incidents are needed to create revolutions. Revolutions are needed to create progress.

by Chester Himes Found in: Martyrs Quotes,
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'Dying for an idea,' again, sounds well enough, but why not let the idea die instead of you?

'Dying for an idea,' again, sounds well enough, but why not let the idea die instead of you?

by Wyndham Lewis Found in: Martyrs Quotes,
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It is more difficult, and it calls for higher energies of soul, to live a martyr than to die one.

It is more difficult, and it calls for higher energies of soul, to live a martyr than to die one.

by Horace Mann Found in: Martyr Quotes,
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