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«It is the hour to be drunken! to escape being the martyred slaves of time, be ceaselessly drunk. On wine, on poetry, or on virtue, as you wish.»
«The only kinds of fights worth fighting are those you are going to lose, because somebody has to fight them and lose and lose and lose until someday, somebody who believes as you do wins. In order for somebody to win an important, major fight 100 years hence, a lot of other people have got to be willing - for the sheer fun and joy of it - to go right ahead and fight, knowing you're going to lose. You mustn't feel like a martyr. You've got to enjoy it.»
Author: I. F. Stone
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, Joy of
«The ink of the scholar is more sacred than the blood of the martyr»
«The blood of the martyrs is the seed of the church»
«As her sons have seen her: the mother in patriarchy: controlling, erotic, castrating, heart-suffering, guilt-ridden, and guilt-provoking; a marble brow, a huge breast, an avid cave; between her legs snakes, swamp-grass, or teeth; on her lap a helpless infant or a martyred son. She exists for one purpose: to bear and nourish the son.»
Author: Adrienne Rich
, the Son
, The Swamp
«Martyrs, my friend, have to choose between being forgotten, mocked or used. As for being understood -- never.»
«Men reject their prophets and slay them, but they love their martyrs and honor those whom they have slain»
«A scholars ink lasts longer than a martyrs blood»
«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.»
«It is the cause and not the death that makes the martyr»