Quotes and Sayings about Jury



"Owing to the fact that leaders in the women's groups made a point of serving on the jury here whenever they were called, we have always had an unusually high type of women represented on the jury."
- Florence E. Allen
(Related: Women, Fact, Jury, Leaders)

"Trial by jury. Live wherever you can make a living. How could a government based on such principles fail?"
- Stephen Ambrose
(Related: Government, Jury, Living, Principles)

"Where there is injury let me sow pardon."
- Francis of Assisi
(Related: Injury)

"The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury."
- Marcus Aurelius
(Related: Injury, Revenge)

"Reject your sense of injury and the injury itself disappears."
- Marcus Aurelius
(Related: Injury, Sense)

"Venus hasn't been to the semis for a couple of years in a Grand Slam - she's been coming back from injury."
- Tracy Austin
(Related: Injury, Years)

"We operate under a jury system in this country, and as much as we complain about it, we have to admit that we know of no better system, except possibly flipping a coin."
- Dave Barry
(Related: Country, Jury)

"A State which has universal suffrage and a wide extension of the jury franchise, must qualify the people by education to rightly exercise the great powers with which they are invested."
- Edmund Barton
(Related: Education, People, Exercise, Jury, State)

"It is more noble by silence to avoid an injury than by argument to overcome it."
- Francis Beaumont
(Related: Argument, Injury, Silence)

"Good-looking individuals are treated better than homely ones in virtually every social situation, from dating to trial by jury."
- Martha Beck
(Related: Dating, Jury)

"The jury had down right contempt for punk rock grass roots ethics."
- Jello Biafra
(Related: Contempt, Ethics, Jury, Punk, Right)

"I hardly expected the grand jury to sustain me, after they saw everything different from what it had been while I was there. Yet they did, and their report to the court advises all the changes made that I had proposed."
- Nellie Bly
(Related: Court, Jury)

"We were right about the slush fund. But Sloan did not testify about it to the Grand Jury."
- Ben Bradlee
(Related: Jury, Right)

"Fear of serious injury alone cannot justify oppression of free speech and assembly. Men feared witches and burnt women. It is the function of speech to free men from the bondage of irrational fears."
- Louis D. Brandeis
(Related: Men, Women, Fear, Free speech, Injury, Oppression, Witches)

"It would be enough for me to have the system of a jury of twelve versus the system of one judge as a basis for preferring the U.S. to the Soviet Union. I would prefer the country you can leave to the country you cannot."
- Joseph Brodsky
(Related: Country, Jury)

"I should have forfeited my own self-respect, and perhaps the good opinion of my countrymen, if I had failed to resent such an injury by calling the offender in question to a personal account."
- Preston Brooks
(Related: Injury, Opinion, Question, Self)

"I've completed the first part of my preparations without injury problems. My speed is good and I'm doing lots of volume for strength."
- Jonathan Brown
(Related: Strength, First, Injury, Problems)

"It would seem, therefore, that this constitutional safeguard may no longer serve its original purpose, especially when, as we learned last year, some acts of perjury may now be acceptable - in this world, at least, if not the next."
- James L. Buckley
(Related: Purpose, May, Now, World)

"I'd rather not, but if it will help the club, I'll do it. My ankle injury still bothers me sometimes."
- Bill Buckner
(Related: Help, Injury, Will)

"Yeah, I lost court cases and misdemeanor juries, but of felony jury trials I was successful 105 of 106 times."
- Vincent Bugliosi
(Related: Successful, Court, Jury, Trials)

"I lost court cases and misdemeanor juries, but of felony jury trials I was successful 105 of 106 times."
- Vincent Bugliosi
(Related: Successful, Court, Jury, Trials)

"I view myself primarily as a trial lawyer who happens to be writing, as opposed to a writer who happens to be a trial lawyer, so the audience is like a jury to me."
- Vincent Bugliosi
(Related: Jury, Writer, Writing)

"If you violate Nature's laws you are your own prosecuting attorney, judge, jury, and hangman."
- Luther Burbank
(Related: Nature, Jury, Laws)

"The tongue may be employed about, and made to serve all the purposes of vice, in tempting and deceiving, in perjury and injustice."
- Joseph Butler
(Related: Injustice, May, Tongue, Vice)

"Consequently it will often happen there will be a desire of particular objects, in cases where they cannot be obtained without manifest injury to others."
- Joseph Butler
(Related: Desire, Injury, Will)

"In the mean time I worship God, laying every wrong action under an interdict which I endeavour to respect, and I loathe the wicked without doing them any injury."
- Giacomo Casanova
(Related: Time, God, Action, Injury, Respect, Worship, Wrong)

"Getting out of jury duty is easy. The trick is to say you're prejudiced against all races."
- Dan Castellaneta
(Related: Duty, Jury)

"Never does the human soul appear so strong as when it foregoes revenge and dares to forgive an injury."
- Edwin Hubbel Chapin
(Related: Soul, Injury, Revenge)

"The jury has the right to determine both the law and the facts."
- Samuel Chase
(Related: Facts, Jury, Law, Right)

"An injury is much sooner forgotten than an insult."
- Lord Chesterfield
(Related: Injury, Insult)

"There is nothing that people bear more impatiently, or forgive less, than contempt: and an injury is much sooner forgotten than an insult."
- Lord Chesterfield
(Related: People, Injury, Insult, Nothing)

"Justice consists in doing no injury to men; decency in giving them no offense."
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
(Related: Men, Decency, Giving, Injury, Justice)

"A year ago I had a back injury and followed a good nutrition program to help speed up my recovery. I focused on exercise and staying healthy in order to get back out on the ice."
- Sasha Cohen
(Related: Exercise, Help, Injury, Order)

"The home to everyone is to him his castle and fortress, as well for his defence against injury and violence, as for his repose."
- Edward Coke
(Related: Home, Injury, Violence)

"Aerobic dancing is already adjusting to injury problems and will probably phase out to some extent."
- Kenneth H. Cooper
(Related: Dancing, Injury, Problems, Will)

"I did not see any major issues other than the jury substitutions. I can't know whether there's a problem there, until I read the transcript from the in-chambers conference, when those jurors were excused."
- Catherine Crier
(Related: Jury)

"When you go into court you are putting your fate into the hands of twelve people who weren't smart enough to get out of jury duty."
- Norm Crosby
(Related: People, Court, Duty, Fate, Jury)

"The defendant wants to hide the truth because he's generally guilty. The defense attorney's job is to make sure the jury does not arrive at that truth."
- Alan Dershowitz
(Related: Truth, Defense, Job, Jury)

"It is surely easier to confess a murder over a cup of coffee than in front of a jury."
- Friedrich Durrenmatt
(Related: Coffee, Jury, Murder)

"There are some cases in which the sense of injury breeds not the will to inflict injuries and climb over them as a ladder, but a hatred of all injury."
- George Eliot
(Related: Hatred, Injury, Sense, Will)

"We will continue to do all we can to protect the public health against these dietary supplements that have been found to cause serious illness and injury."
- Andrew von Eschenbach
(Related: Health, Cause, Illness, Injury, Public, Will)

"I retired because I had a knee injury, my cartilage was wearing out, it was painful and I couldn't put in the four hours of practice each day that I needed to."
- Guy Forget
(Related: Day, Injury, Practice)

"Needless, heedless, wanton and deliberate injury of the sort inflicted by Life's picture story is not an essential instrument of responsible journalism."
- Abe Fortas
(Related: Life, Injury, Journalism)

"The jury consist of twelve persons chosen to decide who has the better lawyer."
- Robert Frost
(Related: Jury)

"A jury consists of twelve persons chosen to decide who has the better lawyer."
- Robert Frost
(Related: Jury)

"A fox should not be on the jury at a goose's trial."
- Thomas Fuller
(Related: Jury)

"I'm demanding to be prosecuted. I'm begging to be prosecuted for perjury."
- George Galloway
"The grand jury, composed of 12 eminent New Orleans citizens, heard our evidence and indicted the defendant for participation in a conspiracy to assassinate John Kennedy."
- Jim Garrison
(Related: Jury, Participation)

"If the other person injures you, you may forget the injury; but if you injure him you will always remember."
- Khalil Gibran
(Related: Forget, Injury, May, Will)

"I am finally glad to see that the jury is looking at me."
- Gary Gilmore
(Related: Jury)

"I have fully cooperated with the investigation and before the grand jury, and I'm quite confident at the end of the day that we'll know what facts are in this particular case."
- Alberto Gonzales
(Related: Day, End, Facts, Investigation, Jury)

"I appreciate very much being injury-free."
- Steffi Graf
(Related: Being, Injury)

"No, I had a back injury early on in my life."
- Merle Haggard
(Related: Life, Injury)

"In the courtroom, it's where a lawyer really becomes an actor. There's a very fine line between delivering a monologue in a play and delivering a monologue to a jury. I've always felt that way - I've been in a lot of courtrooms. The best lawyers are really theatrical."
- Woody Harrelson
(Related: Actor, Jury, Lawyers, Play)

"The Tort Tax adds to the cost of everything we buy because businesses and manufacturers have to cover themselves and their employees - just in case they get sued by a greedy personal injury lawyer."
- Dennis Hastert
(Related: Employees, Tax, Injury)

"There are two other SLA members who have been granted immunity and then also, one of the SLA members had confessed to two other people, and those people, I'm sure, will be called as witnesses, as they were at the grand jury."
- Patty Hearst
(Related: People, Jury, Will)

"A pun does not commonly justify a blow in return. But if a blow were given for such cause, and death ensued, the jury would be judges both of the facts and of the pun, and might, if the latter were of an aggravated character, return a verdict of justifiable homicide."
- Oliver Wendell Holmes
(Related: Death, Character, Cause, Facts, Judges, Jury)

"Such a prostitution of judicial power can never occur again under the shadow of the British law, for no jury within the wide circle of the empire would submit to such an infraction of their privilege, even if a judge could be found daring enough to attempt it."
- Joseph Howe
(Related: Power, Jury, Law, Privilege, Prostitution, Shadow)

"We look in... Germany for a superstar. We began with 10,000 people, which applied. From these 10,000, 100 was selected. The jury is unbelievably competent."
- Michelle Hunziker
(Related: People, Germany, Jury)

"To kill a human being is, after all, the least injury you can do him."
- Henry James
(Related: Being, Injury)

"It does me no injury for my neighbor to say there are twenty gods or no God."
- Thomas Jefferson
(Related: God, Gods, Injury)

"Legislation can neither be wise nor just which seeks the welfare of a single interest at the expense and to the injury of many and varied interests."
- Andrew Johnson
(Related: Injury, Interest, Legislation, Welfare)

"No one is above the law, not even the president. I believe perjury does meet at least the definition of high misdemeanor."
- Nancy Johnson
(Related: Law, President)

"Usually when attorneys are assembling a jury, they're just looking for sheep that are easily impressed."
- Johnny Kelly
(Related: Jury, Sheep)

"I have great faith in the jury system."
- Judge Mills Lane
(Related: Faith, Jury)

"Should those whose actions lead to the death or injury of a child get a free pass?"
- Frank Lautenberg
(Related: Death, Actions, Injury)

"My parents wanted me to be a lawyer. But I don't think I would have been very happy. I'd be in front of the jury singing."
- Jennifer Lopez
(Related: Jury, Parents, Singing)

"There's a lot of money with a lot of big law firms that have a tremendous amount at stake by getting the right language to convince the right jury that my client is either innocent or that the opposition is guilty."
- Frank Luntz
(Related: Money, Jury, Language, Law, Opposition, Right)

"Men ought either to be indulged or utterly destroyed, for if you merely offend them they take vengeance, but if you injure them greatly they are unable to retaliate, so that the injury done to a man ought to be such that vengeance cannot be feared."
- Niccolo Machiavelli
(Related: Men, Injury, Man, Vengeance)

"If an injury has to be done to a man it should be so severe that his vengeance need not be feared."
- Niccolo Machiavelli
(Related: Injury, Man, Vengeance)

"The jury could get the case as early as next week, but the defense says they just want to introduce one last-minute load of crap."
- Bill Maher
(Related: Defense, Jury, Want)

"Then I got a bad back injury, and they thought I wasn't going to have any feeling in my legs."
- Lee Majors
(Related: Thought, Feeling, Injury)

"It seems to me that unless you or someone very close to you has had a bad head injury, you really can't fathom it. You have no concept of what it is all about. It was so difficult for my whole family, not just me."
- Barbara Mandrell
(Related: Family, Injury)

"That D.C. grand jury investigation of Abramoff can't go on forever. Eventually the lawyers at the Public Integrity Section will go to their bosses with some decisions about just who they want to indict. That's when Al Gonzales will have to show his cards."
- Joshua Micah Marshall
(Related: Bosses, Cards, Decisions, Integrity, Investigation, Jury, Lawyers, Public, Want, Will)

"Ending racial discrimination in jury selection can be accomplished only by eliminating peremptory challenges entirely."
- Thurgood Marshall
(Related: Discrimination, Ending, Jury)

"I was married by a judge. I should have asked for a jury."
- Groucho Marx
(Related: Jury)

"The grand jury's job is not to weigh the evidence from both sides; it is only to decide whether there is enough evidence on one side to bring a person to trial."
- Donella Meadows
(Related: Job, Jury)

"I spent my time trying to understand grand jury procedure - a topic about which I never before had the slightest interest."
- Donella Meadows
(Related: Time, Interest, Jury, Trying)

"In 1994 the U.S. Court of Appeals decided in the case of Oliver North to permit the release of grand jury evidence, because it had already been so thoroughly leaked."
- Donella Meadows
(Related: Court, Jury)

"A grand jury hears only one side - that of the prosecutor."
- Donella Meadows
(Related: Jury)

"A jury of my countrymen, it is true, have found me guilty of the crime of which I stood indicted. For this I entertain not the slightest feeling of resentment towards them."
- Thomas Francis Meagher
(Related: Crime, Feeling, Jury, Resentment)

"The penalty for laughing in a courtroom is six months in jail; if it were not for this penalty, the jury would never hear the evidence."
- H. L. Mencken
(Related: Jury, Months)

"A person may cause evil to others not only by his actions but by his inaction, and in either case he is justly accountable to them for the injury."
- John Stuart Mill
(Related: Actions, Cause, Evil, Inaction, Injury, May)

"I do myself a greater injury in lying than I do him of whom I tell a lie."
- Michel de Montaigne
(Related: Lie, Injury, Lying)

"Because we are in a war situation, this can sometimes be dangerous work. But guys like A.D. Flowers and his technicians just take it in stride and get on with the job. In four years, we've never had a serious accident or injury working with all the explosions."
- Vic Morrow
(Related: War, Work, Accident, Flowers, Injury, Job, Years)

"To escape jury duty in England, wear a bowler hat and carry a copy of the Daily telegraph."
- John Mortimer
(Related: Duty, England, Jury)

"I never struggled with injury problems because of my preparation - in particular my stretching."
- Edwin Moses
(Related: Injury, Preparation, Problems)

"Well I was on the jury duty on the Deauville Film Festival, a few years ago."
- Liam Neeson
(Related: Duty, Film, Jury, Years)

"This week I was proud to join with my colleagues to help pass two important, common-sense pieces of legislation that will limit the frivolous lawsuits by trial attorneys and personal injury lawyers that clog our courts and hurt our small businesses."
- Bob Ney
(Related: Help, Hurt, Injury, Lawyers, Legislation, Will)

"In recent years personal injury attorneys and trial lawyers have attacked the food industry with numerous lawsuits alleging that these businesses should pay monetary damages to those who, of their own accord, consume too much of a legal, safe product."
- Bob Ney
(Related: Food, Legal, Injury, Lawyers, Years)

"Occasionally we have to interpret an international treaty - one, perhaps, affecting airlines and liability for injury to passengers or damage to goods. Then, of course, we have to look to the precedents of other member nations in resolving issues."
- Sandra Day O'Connor
(Related: Injury, Nations, Precedents)

"Al Gore seems to have found a great political ploy: Picking up whatever issue he is most vulnerable on and championing the cause. Perhaps he will start to champion perjury statutes and obstruction of justice."
- Barbara Olson
(Related: Cause, Justice, Will)

"When a deep injury is done us, we never recover until we forgive."
- Alan Paton
(Related: Deep, Injury)

"Justifying conscription to promote the cause of liberty is one of the most bizarre notions ever conceived by man! Forced servitude, with the risk of death and serious injury as a price to live free, makes no sense."
- Ron Paul
(Related: Death, Bizarre, Cause, Injury, Liberty, Risk, Sense)

"The injury that we do to a man must be such that we need not fear his vengeance."
- Steve Perry
(Related: Fear, Injury, Man, Vengeance)

"Millions of Americans every year depend upon medical imaging exams to diagnose disease and detect injury, and thousands more rely on radiation therapy to treat and cure their cancers."
- Charles W. Pickering
(Related: Medical, Americans, Cure, Disease, Injury, Therapy)

"It is also one of the pleasures of oral biography, in that the reader, rather than editor, is jury."
- George Plimpton
(Related: Biography, Jury)

"The hungry judges soon the sentence sign, and wretches hang that jurymen may dine."
- Alexander Pope
(Related: Judges, May)

"I elect to stay on the soil of which I was born and on the plot of ground which I have fairly bought and honestly paid for. Don't advise me to leave, and don't add insult to injury by telling me it's for my own good; of that I am to be the judge."
- Robert Purvis
(Related: Injury, Insult)

"In the past I've had a bad injury, and then struggled when I've got back because I've been unfit."
- Jamie Redknapp
(Related: Injury, Past)

"We live in a time when the words impossible and unsolvable are no longer part of the scientific community's vocabulary. Each day we move closer to trials that will not just minimize the symptoms of disease and injury but eliminate them."
- Christopher Reeve
(Related: Time, Community, Day, Disease, Injury, Trials, Vocabulary, Will, Words)

"I was on the sideline with a knee injury and when I came back, I wanted to play at the best level I could. And that's the case for a lot of players, they want the chance to play against the best competition."
- Claudio Reyna
(Related: Chance, Competition, Injury, Play, Want)

"My goals are to hit .300, score 100 runs, and stay injury-prone."
- Mickey Rivers
(Related: Goals, Injury)

"I think right now the jury is out on where and how much profit is available in the consumer electronics industry, because if you look at the current consumer electronics players, the biggest ones on the planet struggle to make profit consistently."
- Kevin Rollins
(Related: Jury, Now, Profit, Right, Struggle)

"The downside isn't really injury, fear of injury or the process of fighting back from injury. The downside, the very worst thing in the world, is surgery."
- Greg Rusedski
(Related: Fear, Fighting, Injury, World)

"I got put on jury duty, which is where I learned how to write."
- David O. Russell
(Related: Duty, Jury)

"I've had one very bad ankle injury but otherwise I've been incredibly lucky with my fitness. I've worked hard at it and I've always been fit even compared to other players. That sustains you through various parts of your career, but I am 36."
- Graeme Le Saux
(Related: Fitness, Career, Injury)

"As many know, brain injury comes in many forms. The two most prevalent brain injuries - stroke and trauma - affect more than 2.2 million Americans, and these numbers are expected to grow."
- Allyson Schwartz
(Related: Americans, Injury, Numbers)

"The law of nations is naturally founded on this principle, that different nations ought in time of peace to do one another all the good they can, and in time of war as little injury as possible, without prejudicing their real interests."
- Charles de Secondat
(Related: Peace, Time, War, Injury, Law, Nations)

"Anger, if not restrained, is frequently more hurtful to us than the injury that provokes it."
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca
(Related: Anger, Injury)

"Forget like a child any injury done by somebody immediately. Never keep it in the heart. It kindles hatred."
- Swami Sivananda
(Related: Heart, Forget, Hatred, Injury)

"There is no ghost so difficult to lay as the ghost of an injury."
- Alexander Smith
(Related: Injury)

"One who is injured ought not to return the injury, for on no account can it be right to do an injustice; and it is not right to return an injury, or to do evil to any man, however much we have suffered from him."
- Socrates
(Related: Evil, Injury, Injustice, Man, Right)

"There is a point at which even justice does injury."
- Sophocles
(Related: Injury, Justice)

"I can't swim at the level I used to. I had to retire because of an injury to my shoulder."
- Scott Speedman
(Related: Injury)

"A jury is a group of twelve people of average ignorance."
- Herbert Spencer
(Related: People, Ignorance, Jury)

"A jury is composed of twelve men of average ignorance."
- Herbert Spencer
(Related: Men, Ignorance, Jury)

"If the jury have no right to judge of the justice of a law of the government, they plainly can do nothing to protect the people against the oppressions of the government; for there are no oppressions which the government may not authorize by law."
- Lysander Spooner
(Related: Government, People, Jury, Justice, Law, May, Nothing, Right)

"I don't believe anyone has leaked grand jury information."
- Kenneth Starr
(Related: Information, Jury)

"The values of confidentiality of matters occurring before the grand jury is very important."
- Kenneth Starr
(Related: Values, Jury)

"There is no excuse for perjury - never, never, never. There is truth, and the truth demands respect."
- Kenneth Starr
(Related: Truth, Respect)

"There is no such thing as an impartial jury because there are no impartial people. There are people that argue on the web for hours about who their favorite character on "Friends" is."
- Jon Stewart
(Related: People, Character, Favorite, Jury)

"Technically, the last number of years, partially from the injury, it's been difficult to push forward but I felt even before the injury that I still could do more and was sort of at a stalemate."
- Elvis Stojko
(Related: Injury, Years)

"Oh, gosh, okay... well, my biggest injury was probably a bone chip in my ankle that required surgery."
- Trish Stratus
(Related: Injury)

"They do injury to the good who spares the bad."
- Publilius Syrus
(Related: Injury)

"Every act of conscious learning requires the willingness to suffer an injury to one's self-esteem. That is why young children, before they are aware of their own self-importance, learn so easily."
- Thomas Szasz
(Related: Act, Children, Injury, Learning, Self)

"We have some real political differences among us, but we all share the same goals: clean air and water, injury free workplaces, safe transportation systems, to name a few of the good things that can come from regulation."
- Fred Thompson
(Related: Injury, Name, Water)

"Any perjury case is a tough case. You just don't go on 'he said-she said.' You have to find corroborating evidence."
- Victoria Toensing
"Neither these statesmen nor their constituents sought in any way to use the Government for the interest of themselves or their section, or for the injury of a single member of the Confederacy."
- Robert Toombs
(Related: Government, Injury, Interest)

"To force a man to pay for the violation of his own liberty is indeed an addition of insult to injury."
- Benjamin Tucker
(Related: Force, Injury, Insult, Liberty, Man)

"To injure an opponent is to injure yourself. To control aggression without inflicting injury in the Art of Peace."
- Morihei Ueshiba
(Related: Art, Peace, Control, Aggression, Injury)

"The great thing about our system of democracy is when they call you for jury duty, you have to come... It's an honor and a privilege. I was called and I've got to be here."
- Antonio Villaraigosa
(Related: Democracy, Duty, Honor, Jury, Privilege)

"The worst injury I ever had was a stress fracture from running."
- Grete Waitz
(Related: Injury, Running, Stress)

"Jury selection is strictly an emotional process. They're looking for people they can manipulate. Both sides are."
- Joseph Wambaugh
(Related: People, Jury)

"I certainly believe it's over for the jury system, but we won't admit it for a while."
- Joseph Wambaugh
(Related: Jury)

"No greater injury can be done to any youth than to let him feel that because he belongs to this or that race he will be advanced in life regardless of his own merits or efforts."
- Booker T. Washington
(Related: Life, Injury, Race, Will, Youth)

"In fact, for all kinds of offenses - and, for no offenses - from murders to misdemeanors, men and women are put to death without judge or jury; so that, although the political excuse was no longer necessary, the wholesale murder of human beings went on just the same."
- Ida B. Wells
(Related: Death, Men, Women, Fact, Jury, Murder)

"To exclude all jurors who would be in the slightest way affected by the prospect of the death penalty would be to deprive the defendant of the impartial jury to which he or she is entitled under the law."
- Byron White
(Related: Death, Jury, Law)

"Though large herds of deer do much harm to the neighbourhood, yet the injury to the morals of the people is of more moment than the loss of their crops."
- Gilbert White
(Related: People, Harm, Injury, Loss, Morals)

"John Wells let me write a couple of West Wings, which was an incredible gift. I loved it once I got past the brain injury part of it, and so I'm working on a couple of things that are far from fruition, but what I want to pursue."
- Bradley Whitford
(Related: Injury, Past, Want)

"When you hear in the tape recordings Nixon's own voice saying, We have to stonewall, We have to lie to the Grand Jury, We have to pay burglars a million dollars, it's all too clear the horror of what went on."
- Bob Woodward
(Related: Lie, Horror, Jury, Nixon, Saying, Voice)

"Do we exert our own liberties without injury to others - we exert them justly; do we exert them at the expense of others - unjustly. And, in thus doing, we step from the sure platform of liberty upon the uncertain threshold of tyranny."
- Frances Wright
(Related: Injury, Liberty, Tyranny)

"Excess of grief for the dead is madness; for it is an injury to the living, and the dead know it not."
- Xenophon
(Related: Excess, Grief, Injury, Living, Madness)

"Quarreling over food and drink, having neither scruples nor shame, not knowing right from wrong, not trying to avoid death or injury, not fearful of greater strength or of greater numbers, greedily aware only of food and drink - such is the bravery of the dog and boar."
- Xun Zi
(Related: Death, Food, Strength, Bravery, Injury, Numbers, Right, Shame, Trying, Wrong)