Quotes: iniquity

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  • Thomas Browne
    Thomas Browne
    English polymath and author 1605-1682
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    But the iniquity of oblivion blindly scattereth her poppy, and deals with the memory of men without distinction to merit of perpetuity.
  • Brigham Young
    Brigham Young
    American Mormon Leader 1801-1877
    Brigham Young
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    E shall continue to do it until God tell us to stop, or until we pass into sin and iniquity, which will never be.
    Source: Polygamy Journal of Discourses 12:262 (Aug. 9, 1868)
  • I have loved justice and hated iniquity: therefore I die in exile.
  • Babe Paley
    Babe Paley
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    In all things preserve integrity; and the consciousness of thine own uprightness will alleviate the toil of business, soften the hardness of ill-success and disappointments, and give thee an humble confidence before God, when the ingratitude of man, or the iniquity of the times may rob thee of other rewards.
  • George Washington
    George Washington
    First president of the US 1732-1799
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    It is the child of avarice, the brother of iniquity, and the father of mischief.
  • Thomas Hobbes
    Thomas Hobbes
    British philosopher 1588-1679
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    It is true that they that have sovereign power may commit iniquity, but not injustice or injury in the proper signification.
    Source: Leviathan (1651) XVIII
  • C. S. Lewis
    C. S. Lewis
    Irish novelist and poet 1898-1963
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    Let's pray that the human race never escapes from Earth to spread its iniquity elsewhere.
  • Barbara Tuchman
    Barbara Tuchman
    American historian 1912-1989
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    No female iniquity was more severely condemned [in the 14th century] than the habit of plucking eyebrows and the hairline to heighten the forehead.
  • John Jay Chapman
    John Jay Chapman
    American author 1862-1933
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    People who love soft methods and hate iniquity forget this, that reform consists in taking a bone from a dog. Philosophy will not do it.
  • Jean Rostand
    Jean Rostand
    French writer 1897-1977
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    Stupidity, outrage, vanity, cruelty, iniquity, bad faith, falsehood - we fail to see the whole array when it is facing in the same direction as we.
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