Quotes: terror

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  • Camille Paglia
    Camille Paglia
    American academic and social critic 1947-
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    The 1990s, after the reign of terror of academic vandalism, will be a decade of restoration: restoration of meaning, value, beauty, pleasure, and emotion to art and restoration of art to its audience.
  • Winston Churchill
    Winston Churchill
    English statesman 1874-1965
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    Victory at all costs, victory in spite of all terror, victory however long and hard the road may be; for without victory there is no survival.
  • David Lloyd George
    David Lloyd George
    British Statesman, Prime Minister 1863-1945
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    A fully equipped duke costs as much to keep up as two Dreadnoughts, and dukes are just as great a terror - and they last longer.
  • Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
    Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
    French writer 1873-1954
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    A pretty little collection of weaknesses and a terror of spiders are our indispensable stock-in-trade with the men.
  • Doug Horton
    Doug Horton
    American Protestant clergyman 1891-1968
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    Action cures fear, inaction creates terror.
  • William Blake
    William Blake
    English poet 1757-1827
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    Cruelty has a Human Heart, And jealousy a Human Face; Terror the Human Form Divine, And secrecy the Human Dress. The Human Dress is forged Iron, The Human Form a Fiery Forge, The Human Face a Furnace seal d, The Human Heart its hungry gorge.
  • Eric Hoffer
    Eric Hoffer
    American writer 1902-1983
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    Death has but one terror, that it has no tomorrow.
  • Dwight L. Moody
    Dwight L. Moody
    American evangelist 1837-1899
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    Either these [unsaved] people are to be evangelized, or the leaven of communism and infidelity will assume such enormous proportions that it will break you in a reign of terror such as this country has never known.
  • He who strikes terror in others is himself continually in fear.
  • Charles Baudelaire
    Charles Baudelaire
    French poet 1821-1867
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    I have cultivated my hysteria with delight and terror. Now I suffer continually from vertigo, and today, 23rd of January, 1862, I have received a singular warning, I have felt the wind of the wing of madness pass over me.
  • George Santayana
    George Santayana
    Spanish - American philosopher 1863 - 1952
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    Let a man once overcome his selfish terror at his own infinitude, and his infinitude is, in one sense, overcome.
  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
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    Morality is always the product of terror; its chains and strait-waistcoats are fashioned by those who dare not trust others, because they dare not trust themselves, to walk in liberty.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
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    No man dies for what he knows to be true. Men die for what they want to be true, for what some terror in their hearts tells them is not true.
  • Benjamin Haydon
    Benjamin Haydon
    British artist 1786-1846
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    One of the surest evidences of an elevated taste is the power of enjoying works of impassioned terrorism, in poetry, and painting. The man who can look at impassioned subjects of terror with a feeling of exultation may be certain he has an elevated taste.
  • Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
    Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
    French writer 1900-1944
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    Only the unknown frightens men. But once a man has faced the unknown, that terror becomes the known.
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