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.
  • Al Boliska
    Al Boliska
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    Airline travel is hours of boredom interrupted by moments of stark 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.
  • Adolf Hitler
    Adolf Hitler
    German politician and Nazi party leader 1889-1945
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    Demoralize the enemy from within by surprise, terror, sabotage, assassination. This is the war of the future.
  • 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.
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