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Engrave this Quote It is the cause, not the death that makes the martyr.
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-Napoleon Bonaparte
Engrave this Quote I am as content to die for God's eternal truth on the scaffold as in any other way.
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-John Mason Brown
Engrave this Quote Martyrs, my friend, have to choose between being forgotten, mocked or used. As for being understood -- never.
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-Albert Camus
Engrave this Quote Great persecutors are recruited among martyrs whose heads haven't been cut off.
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-E. M. Cioran
Engrave this Quote No human beings more dangerous than those who have suffered for a belief: the great persecutors are recruited from the martyrs not quite beheaded. Far from diminishing the appetite for power, suffering exasperates it.
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-E. M. Cioran
Engrave this Quote The people who have really made history are the martyrs.
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-Aleister Crowley
Engrave this Quote Opposition may become sweet to a man when he has christened it persecution.
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-George Eliot
Engrave this Quote We are not here to triumph by fighting, by strata gem, or by resistance, not to fight with beasts as men. We have fought the beast and have conquered. We have only to conquer now, by suffering. This is the easier victory.
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-TS (Thomas Stearns) Eliot
Engrave this Quote The martyr cannot be dishonored. Every lash inflicted is a tongue of fame; every prison a more illustrious abode.
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-Ralph Waldo Emerson
Engrave this Quote The torments of martyrdom are probably most keenly felt by the bystanders.
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-Ralph Waldo Emerson
Engrave this Quote Martyrdom does not end something, it only a beginning.
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-Indira Gandhi
Engrave this Quote While I do not suggest that humanity will ever be able to dispense with its martyrs, I cannot avoid the suspicion that with a little more thought and a little less belief their number may be substantially reduced.
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-J.B.S. Haldane
Engrave this Quote The way of the world is, to praise dead saints, and persecute living ones.
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-Nathaniel Howe
Engrave this Quote What signify a few lives lost in a century or two? The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants. It is its natural manure.
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-Thomas Jefferson
Engrave this Quote I have been astonished that men could die martyrs for religion --I have shuddered at it. I shudder no more --I could be martyred for my religion --Love is my religion --I could die for that.
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-John Keats
Engrave this Quote The difference between a man who faces death for the sake of an idea and an imitator who goes in search of martyrdom is that whilst the former expresses his idea most fully in death it is the strange feeling of bitterness which comes from failure that the latter really enjoys; the former rejoices in his victory, the latter in his suffering.
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-Soren Kierkegaard
Engrave this Quote Play the man, Master Ridley; we shall this day light such a candle, by God's grace, in England, as I trust shall never be put out.
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-Bishop Hugh Latimer
Engrave this Quote It is more difficult, and it calls for higher energies of soul, to live a martyr than to die one.
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-Horace Mann
Engrave this Quote The martyr sacrifices themselves entirely in vain. Or rather not in vain; for they make the selfish more selfish, the lazy more lazy, the narrow narrower.
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-Florence Nightingale
Engrave this Quote There are in every generation those who shrink from the ultimate sacrifice, but there are in every generation those who make it with joy and laughter and these are the salt of the generations.
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-Patrick Henry Pearse
Engrave this Quote I will soon be going out to shape all the singing tomorrows.
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-Gabriel Peri
Engrave this Quote Martyrdom has always been a proof of the intensity, never of the correctness of a belief.
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-Arthur Schnitzler
Engrave this Quote Martyrdom covers a multitude of sins.
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-Mark Twain
Engrave this Quote 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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-Oscar Wilde

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