Quotes and Sayings about Murder



"Murderers will try to recall the sequence of events, they will remember exactly what they did just before and just after. But they can never remember the actual moment of killing. This is why they will always leave a clue."
- Peter Ackroyd
(Related: Events, Killing, Will)

"Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There never was a democracy yet that did not commit suicide."
- John Adams
(Related: Democracy, Suicide)

"Democracy... while it lasts is more bloody than either aristocracy or monarchy. Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There is never a democracy that did not commit suicide."
- John Adams
(Related: Aristocracy, Democracy, Suicide)

"War is organized murder and torture against our brothers."
- Alfred Adler
(Related: War, Brothers, Murder)

"The truth is often a terrible weapon of aggression. It is possible to lie, and even to murder, with the truth."
- Alfred Adler
(Related: Truth, Lie, Aggression, Murder)

"For a murderous blow let murderous blow atone."
- Aeschylus
"Indulge not thyself in the passion of anger; it is whetting a sword to wound thine own breast, or murder thy friend."
- Akhenaton
(Related: Anger, Friend, Murder, Passion)

"For instance, why are we terrorizing this country, leading with murder and mayhem, when crime is actually on the decline, as somebody, as somebody mentioned?"
- Christiane Amanpour
(Related: Country, Crime, Leading, Murder)

"I believe we are still so innocent. The species are still so innocent that a person who is apt to be murdered believes that the murderer, just before he puts the final wrench on his throat, will have enough compassion to give him one sweet cup of water."
- Maya Angelou
(Related: Compassion, Water, Will)

"Roman's wife Sharon Tate had been murdered by Charles Manson the year before, but Roman had been through so much leaving the Warsaw ghetto that he was very strong and private."
- Francesca Annis
(Related: Wife)

"Have you noticed that life, with murders and catastrophes and fabulous inheritances, happens almost exclusively in newspapers?"
- Jean Anouilh
(Related: Life, Catastrophes, Newspapers)

"As far as thinking about death and murder and various ways of killing people and how people die... I probably have the most twisted mind in Slayer."
- Tom Araya
(Related: Death, People, Killing, Mind, Murder, Thinking)

"I read true crime books, and I read when people do case studies of stuff. I'm into books like that. Case studies or forensics or murder - all that good stuff."
- Tom Araya
(Related: People, Books, Crime, Murder)

"I spent my first three weeks there on a wing with 21 murderers. I met some very evil people there but also some men who'd had no upbringing, no chance in life."
- Jeffrey Archer
(Related: Life, Men, People, Chance, Evil, First)

"Now I think one of the reasons why religion developed in the way that it did over the centuries was precisely to curb this murderous bent that we have as human beings."
- Karen Armstrong
(Related: Religion, Now)

"It's frightening how easy it is to commit murder in America. Just a drink too much. I can see myself doing it. In England, one feels all the social restraints holding one back. But here, anything can happen."
- W. H. Auden
(Related: America, England, Murder)

"Murder is unique in that it abolishes the party it injures, so that society has to take the place of the victim and on his behalf demand atonement or grant forgiveness; it is the one crime in which society has a direct interest."
- W. H. Auden
(Related: Society, Forgiveness, Crime, Interest, Murder, Party)

"Murder is commoner among cooks than among members of any other profession."
- W. H. Auden
(Related: Murder, Profession)

"I was on Murder She Wrote with Angela Lansbury. She was fantastic... she was lovely to everyone, she was always on time, prepared."
- Jane Badler
(Related: Time, Murder)

"Gun bans disarm victims, putting them at the mercy of murderers or terrorists who think nothing of breaking the gun laws."
- Michael Badnarik
(Related: Laws, Mercy, Nothing, Victims)

"Solo concerts are murder, I find; I don't like doing them."
- Derek Bailey
(Related: Murder)

"You've got a movie where the pro-choice family gives their daughter no choice. The pro-life family murders. What seems to be the good mother, the kind of hippie painter, sweet and cute mother has no love for her daughter really."
- Ellen Barkin
(Related: Family, Love, Mother, Daughter, Choice, Cute)

"Aside from the murders, DC has one of the lowest crime rates in the country."
- Marion Barry
(Related: Country, Crime)

"Arab leaders worry more about making money from the profits they get from oil and gas that they turn the other way when Lebanon is being destroyed right next to them. Their neighbours are being murdered, but they only make calculations for their own benefit."
- Abu Bakar Bashir
(Related: Money, Being, Calculations, Leaders, Oil, Right, Worry)

"To love someone is to isolate him from the world, wipe out every trace of him, dispossess him of his shadow, drag him into a murderous future. It is to circle around the other like a dead star and absorb him into a black light."
- Jean Baudrillard
(Related: Love, Future, Light, Shadow, World)

"Gentlemen, I find the law very explicit on murdering your fellow man, but there's nothing here about killing a Chinaman. Case dismissed."
- Roy Bean
(Related: Gentlemen, Killing, Law, Man, Nothing)

"Torture is banned but in two-thirds of the world's countries it is still being committed in secret. Too many governments still allow wrongful imprisonment, murder or "disappearance" to be carried out by their officials with impunity."
- Peter Benenson
(Related: Being, Countries, Imprisonment, Murder, World)

"My wife Mary and I have been married for forty-seven years and not once have we had an argument serious enough to consider divorce; murder, yes, but divorce, never."
- Jack Benny
(Related: Wife, Argument, Divorce, Murder, Years)

"Twilight is about getting older and relationships - not about a murder mystery. It's about love when you reach a certain age; nothing is in primary colors."
- Robert Benton
(Related: Love, Age, Colors, Murder, Mystery, Nothing, Relationships, Twilight)

"War means blind obedience, unthinking stupidity, brutish callousness, wanton destruction, and irresponsible murder."
- Alexander Berkman
(Related: War, Blind, Destruction, Murder, Obedience, Stupidity)

"Murderers, in general, are people who are consistent, people who are obsessed with one idea and nothing else."
- Ugo Betti
(Related: People, Idea, Nothing)

"The idea was to make a movie ourselves with everyone playing a cameo role. Preferably before we all go, 'cos poor old Charlie Wilson was murdered, and of course Buster has gone."
- Ronald Biggs
(Related: Idea, Old, Poor)

"But there is a difference here: When Jewish children are murdered, Arabs celebrate the deed. The death of an Arab child is no cause for celebration in Israel."
- Theodore Bikel
(Related: Death, Cause, Children, Deed, Difference, Israel)

"Our nation and those of the developed world must offer our own resistance to despot leaders who seek to commit murder on the basis of religion or race."
- Tim Bishop
(Related: Religion, Leaders, Murder, Nation, Race, World)

"Better murder an infant in its cradle than nurse an unacted desire."
- William Blake
(Related: Desire, Murder)

"America's state religion, is patriotism, a phenomenon which has convinced many of the citizenry that "treason" is morally worse than murder or rape."
- William Blum
(Related: Patriotism, Religion, America, Murder, State)

"Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich."
- Napoleon Bonaparte
(Related: Religion, Poor)

"It's true that Blake was emotionally disturbed - always has been - but he doesn't have murder in his heart. If he was going to do any damage to anything or anyone, it would be to himself."
- Tommy Bond
(Related: Heart, Murder)

"The last time I spoke with Robert was back in May. When his wife was murdered, I talked to several radio stations in defense of him because I know how Bobby Blake really is, and as far as I'm concerned, there's no murder in his heart."
- Tommy Bond
(Related: Time, Wife, Heart, Defense, May, Murder)

"A diplomat had been kidnapped, a cabinet minister had been kidnapped, they were under threats of murder. The police forces were rather tired. After a whole week, we were unable to find those that had effected the kidnappings."
- Robert Bourassa
(Related: Murder, Police)

"It's funny how a film about a murderous old English toff can help you."
- Jim Broadbent
(Related: Funny, English, Film, Help, Old)

"So an autobiography about death should include, in my case, an account of European Jewry and of Russian and Jewish events - pogroms and flights and murders and the revolution that drove my mother to come here."
- Harold Brodkey
(Related: Death, Mother, Autobiography, Events, Revolution)

"The accepted definition of a serial killer is a person who kills at least three times with a cooling off period in between his murders."
- Pat Brown
"Without solid connections between homicides, we may have the reverse problem of believing three local murders are the work of one serial killer when they may actually be the work of three!"
- Pat Brown
(Related: Work, May)

"Serial killers kill for the power and control they experience during the murders and for the added ego boost they get in the aftermath from community fears, media coverage, and the police investigations."
- Pat Brown
(Related: Experience, Power, Control, Community, Ego, Media, Police)

"Nowadays, with much more racial and ethnic mixing, we are seeing serial killers murdering a variety of victims; whoever comes along will most likely do."
- Pat Brown
(Related: Variety, Victims, Will)

"Police are reluctant to label a murder as a possible serial homicide."
- Pat Brown
(Related: Murder, Police)

"When the courts decide that murderers, rapists, and others who maliciously break our social contract deserve health care that most working Americans can't afford, they are condemning good people to death."
- Tammy Bruce
(Related: Death, Health, People, Americans, Care)

"Murder begins where self-defense ends."
- Georg Buchner
(Related: Murder, Self)

"Just like I'm still angry with Simpson for getting by with two murders."
- Vincent Bugliosi
"There is no question at all that Manson was sending Tex, Sadie, Katie, and Linda out on his mission of murder."
- Vincent Bugliosi
(Related: Mission, Murder, Question)

"I'm still angry with Simpson for getting by with two murders."
- Vincent Bugliosi
"Although the evidence at this trial shows that Charles Manson was the leader of the conspiracy to commit these murders, there is no evidence that he actually personally killed any of the seven victims in this case."
- Vincent Bugliosi
(Related: Leader, Victims)

"Society can overlook murder, adultery or swindling; it never forgives preaching of a new gospel."
- Edmund Burke
(Related: Society, Adultery, Murder, Preaching)

"Any government that supports, protects or harbours terrorists is complicit in the murder of the innocent and equally guilty of terrorist crimes."
- George W. Bush
(Related: Government, Murder)

"After Versace was murdered, the first person to call me was Mandela."
- Naomi Campbell
(Related: First)

"After all, every murderer when he kills runs the risk of the most dreadful of deaths, whereas those who kill him risk nothing except promotion."
- Albert Camus
(Related: Nothing, Promotion, Risk)

"We met in Cracker. I played a maniac fan who murders a policeman and she did my makeup. I thought anyone interested in me looking like that must have genuinely liked me."
- Robert Carlyle
(Related: Thought, Makeup)

"You look at the descriptions of Whitey by law enforcement during his early years, and they sum him up pretty well. He was the same guy 40 years later; he just had $40 million more, and had committed 40 more murders."
- Howie Carr
(Related: Law, Pretty, Years)

"I do not believe in terrorism, violence, destruction, murder, pre-emption, or War."
- Rosanne Cash
(Related: War, Destruction, Murder, Terrorism, Violence)

"Murder will out, this my conclusion."
- Geoffrey Chaucer
(Related: Murder, Will)

"I specialize in murders of quiet, domestic interest."
- Agatha Christie
(Related: Interest, Quiet)

"Every murderer is probably somebody's old friend."
- Agatha Christie
(Related: Friend, Old)

"My mission is to kill time, and time's to kill me in its turn. How comfortable one is among murderers."
- Emile M. Cioran
(Related: Time, Mission)

"Men will confess to treason, murder, arson, false teeth, or a wig. How many of them will own up to a lack of humor?"
- Frank Moore Colby
(Related: Humor, Men, Murder, Treason, Will)

"Bigotry murders religion to frighten fools with her ghost."
- Charles Caleb Colton
(Related: Religion, Bigotry, Fools)

"They come together like the Coroner's Inquest, to sit upon the murdered reputations of the week."
- William Congreve
"Bruce Wayne is Batman. He became Batman the instant his parents were murdered. Batman needs Bruce, however hollow that identity feels to him from time to time. Bruce keeps Batman human."
- Kevin Conroy
(Related: Time, Identity, Needs, Parents)

"People fantasize about being a hero and helping someone in trouble. Batman is that fantasy realized-not just for Bruce Wayne, but for the audience. Inwardly, Bruce Wayne is still an adolescent watching his parents being murdered. That will never leave him. And people really relate to that."
- Kevin Conroy
(Related: People, Being, Fantasy, Parents, Trouble, Will)

"So whatever I might have started to learn at that age was all undone by the next director and next crew in the next cheap picture, because I was allowed to get away with murder."
- Jackie Cooper
(Related: Age, Murder)

"The greatest crime in a Shakespeare play is to murder the king."
- Alex Cox
(Related: Crime, Murder, Play, Shakespeare)

"Over the years you encounter just about every kind of crime. It doesn't harden you, but you become capable of reporting on just about anything human beings can do. However, any time we're dealing with the murder of a child it is always difficult."
- Catherine Crier
(Related: Time, Crime, Murder, Years)

"I have never yet heard of a murderer who was not afraid of a ghost."
- John Philpot Curran
"The reason bin Laden staggered the planes going into the towers was so every camera would be focused on the second tower when the plane hit. It was not only the murder, but the perpetual image of the horror that permeated into people's consciousness."
- John Cusack
(Related: People, Consciousness, Horror, Murder, Reason)

"I would never withhold information about the murder of my man Biggie, or anybody else. It's just silly and ridiculous. The accusations are just flying out. All I've been trying to do all my life is to make great music."
- Puff Daddy
(Related: Life, Music, Accusations, Flying, Information, Man, Murder, Silly, Trying)

"I am only 8 years old, I told myself. No little boy of 8 has ever murdered anyone. It's not possible."
- Roald Dahl
(Related: Old, Years)

"The word survivor suggests someone who has emerged alive from a plane crash or a natural disaster. But the word can also refer to the loved ones of murder victims, and this was the sense in which it was used at a four-day conference in early June at Boston College."
- Godfried Danneels
(Related: Boston, College, Disaster, June, Murder, Sense, Victims, Word)

"If somebody plans to carry out a series of murders... then this is obviously an evil and pre-meditated attack and in that case, there could be a deterrent effect."
- David Davis
(Related: Effect, Evil)

"We could not guard every water pipeline from being blown up and every tree from being uprooted. We could not prevent every murder of a worker in an orchard or a family in their beds."
- Moshe Dayan
(Related: Family, Beds, Being, Murder, Water)

"One of my friends went on a murder weekend... now he is doing life for it."
- Jack Dee
(Related: Life, Friends, Murder, Now, Weekend)

"We must now make clear to Lebanon that it will not benefit from U.S. assistance and support as long as it harbors this brutal terrorist and murder."
- Jim DeMint
(Related: Murder, Now, Support, Will)

"We study the injustices of history for the same reason that we study genocide, and for the same reason that psychologists study the minds of murderers and rapists... to understand how those evil things came about."
- Jared Diamond
(Related: History, Evil, Genocide, Reason, Study)

"The last four years have not diluted the memory or weakened the resolve of our citizens. Four years later, our hearts still hurt for the families whose loved ones were murdered that day."
- John Doolittle
(Related: Day, Hurt, Memory, Years)

"While we ourselves are the living graves of murdered animals, how can we expect any ideal living conditions on this earth?"
- Isadora Duncan
(Related: Animals, Earth, Living)

"The difference between humans and wild animals is that humans pray before they commit murder."
- Friedrich Durrenmatt
(Related: Animals, Difference, Murder)

"A state always calls itself fatherland when it is ready for murder."
- Friedrich Durrenmatt
(Related: Murder, State)

"Above all, be suspicious of your fatherland. Nobody is more inclined to become a murderer than a fatherland."
- Friedrich Durrenmatt
"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)

"A commitment to sexual equality with males is a commitment to becoming the rich instead of the poor, the rapist instead of the raped, the murderer instead of the murdered."
- Andrea Dworkin
(Related: Equality, Commitment, Poor)

"Natural selection, as it has operated in human history, favors not only the clever but the murderous."
- Barbara Ehrenreich
(Related: History, Favors)

"It is my conviction that killing under the cloak of war is nothing but an act of murder."
- Albert Einstein
(Related: War, Act, Conviction, Killing, Murder, Nothing)

"Mortals are easily tempted to pinch the life out of their neighbour's buzzing glory, and think that such killing is no murder."
- George Eliot
(Related: Life, Glory, Killing, Murder)

"It's like an act of murder; you play with intent to commit something."
- Duke Ellington
(Related: Act, Murder, Play)

"Raymond Chandler once wrote that Dashiell Hammett gave murder back to the people who really committed it."
- James Ellroy
(Related: People, Murder)

"The truth of the matter is, you lose a parent to murder when you're 10 years old, and in fact at the time of the murder you hate your lost parent, my mother in my case."
- James Ellroy
(Related: Time, Mother, Truth, Fact, Hate, Murder, Old, Years)

"Glory is a heavy burden, a murdering poison, and to bear it is an art. And to have that art is rare."
- Oriana Fallaci
(Related: Art, Burden, Glory, Poison)

"Whether it comes from a despotic sovereign or an elected president, from a murderous general or a beloved leader, I see power as an inhuman and hateful phenomenon."
- Oriana Fallaci
(Related: Power, Leader, President)

"The long and distressing controversy over capital punishment is very unfair to anyone meditating murder."
- Geoffrey Fisher
(Related: Controversy, Murder, Punishment)

"Hamas is responsible for countless homicide bombings that have killed hundreds of Israeli citizens. They have waged a terror war with the sole intent of murdering innocent people."
- Vito Fossella
(Related: War, People, Terror)

"And the most important thing - apart from telling a good, believable story, and being a true character - is to be someone the audience will care about, even if you're playing a murderer or rapist."
- Anna Friel
(Related: Character, Being, Care, Will)

"There are all sorts of ways of murdering a person or at least his soul, and that's something no police in the world can spot."
- Max Frisch
(Related: Soul, Police, World)

"Dieting is murder on the road. Show me a man who travels and I'll show you one who eats."
- Bruce Froemming
(Related: Dieting, Man, Murder, Road)

"The liberation of those who commit murder and terrorism is unacceptable."
- Alberto Fujimori
(Related: Murder, Terrorism)

"The head of the CIA, it seems to me, would think long and hard before he admitted that former employees of his had been involved in the murder of the President of the United States-even if they weren't acting on behalf of the Agency when they did it."
- Jim Garrison
(Related: Acting, Employees, Murder, President, states, United)

"The roads are filled with armed robbers, and murders for mere plunder are of daily occurrence."
- John White Geary
"I recognize in thieves, traitors and murderers, in the ruthless and the cunning, a deep beauty - a sunken beauty."
- Jean Genet
(Related: Beauty, Cunning, Deep)

"When a man lies he murders some part of the world. These are the pale deaths men miscall their lives."
- Paul Gerhardt
(Related: Men, Lies, Man, World)

"Where is the justice of political power if it executes the murderer and jails the plunderer, and then itself marches upon neighboring lands, killing thousands and pillaging the very hills?"
- Khalil Gibran
(Related: Power, Justice, Killing)

"President Bush has shown great leadership. He has said that the 21st century will not be ruled or dictated by terrorists, dictators, and murderers. He is absolutely right. God bless him for his resolve."
- Lindsey Graham
(Related: God, Leadership, Dictators, President, Right, Will)

"A murderer is regarded by the conventional world as something almost monstrous, but a murderer to himself is only an ordinary man. It is only if the murderer is a good man that he can be regarded as monstrous."
- Graham Greene
(Related: Man, World)

"These people have served a longer sentence than some people who have committed murder."
- Jeff Greenfield
(Related: People, Murder)

"If a politician murders his mother, the first response of the press or of his opponents will likely be not that it was a terrible thing to do, but rather that in a statement made six years before he had gone on record as being opposed to matricide."
- Meg Greenfield
(Related: Mother, Being, First, Opponents, Press, Will, Years)

"I wrote Murder at the Windmill. And it was accepted and we made it and it was the first film I made with Danny Angel, well the only film I actually made... I made a lot of it at the Windmill itself."
- Val Guest
(Related: Film, First, Murder)

"Each murder is one too many."
- Jurgen Habermas
(Related: Murder)

"I really hate those books where the murderer turns out to be somebody you never heard of who pops up in the last chapter."
- Jane Haddam
(Related: Books, Hate)

"There is a growing feeling that perhaps Texas is really another country, a place where the skies, the disasters, the diamonds, the politicians, the women, the fortunes, the football players and the murders are all bigger than anywhere else."
- Pete Hamill
(Related: Women, Country, Disasters, Feeling, Football, Politicians)

"You know that murder is wicked. If you saw your master kill a man, do you suppose this would be any excuse for you, if you should commit the same crime?"
- Jupiter Hammon
(Related: Crime, Man, Murder)

"How strange it is that murder has the sanction of law in one and only one of the human relationships, and that is the most important of all, that of nation to nation."
- Paul Harris
(Related: Law, Murder, Nation, Relationships)

"Unprovoked attacks on Israel's borders, murdering Israeli soldiers, taking Israeli hostages and showering rockets targeting and killing Israeli civilians are not furthering any legitimate goal."
- Alcee Hastings
(Related: Goal, Israel, Killing, Soldiers)

"My fortune somewhat resembled that of a person who should entertain an idea of committing suicide, and, altogether beyond his hopes, meet with the good hap to be murdered."
- Nathaniel Hawthorne
(Related: Idea, Fortune, Suicide)

"And, quite frankly, I fully expected to be charged with murder, because they weren't charging anybody. I did it in terms of, I felt like I was throwing down the gauntlet saying look, this is what happened. There's a family out there that needed to know what happened."
- Patty Hearst
(Related: Family, Murder, Saying)

"If you tie a man's hands there is nothing moral about his not committing murder."
- Auberon Herbert
(Related: Man, Murder, Nothing)

"A large part of the problem, is that young people are being born into the world and growing up without much hope. And so, they become murderers, they become suicide bombers."
- Arthur Hertzberg
(Related: People, Hope, Being, Growing up, Suicide, World)

"Some of our most exquisite murders have been domestic, performed with tenderness in simple, homey places like the kitchen table."
- Alfred Hitchcock
(Related: Kitchen, Tenderness)

"Someone once told me that every minute a murder occurs, so I don't want to waste your time, I know you want to go back to work."
- Alfred Hitchcock
(Related: Work, Time, Murder, Want, Waste)

"Television has brought back murder into the home - where it belongs."
- Alfred Hitchcock
(Related: Home, Murder, Television)

"Seeing a murder on television can help work off one's antagonisms. And if you haven't any antagonisms, the commercials will give you some."
- Alfred Hitchcock
(Related: Work, Help, Murder, Television, Will)

"In films murders are always very clean. I show how difficult it is and what a messy thing it is to kill a man."
- Alfred Hitchcock
(Related: Man)

"They committed murder, it is true; but their situation may have rendered it inevitable."
- Philip Hone
(Related: May, Murder)

"Disarm, disarm. The sword of murder is not the balance of justice. Blood does not wipe out dishonor, nor violence indicate possession."
- Julia Ward Howe
(Related: Balance, Blood, Justice, Murder, Possession, Violence)

"I can't imagine anyone who doesn't think the world is safer without a tyrant who murdered his own people, used weapons of mass destruction against them and flouted the world for so many years."
- Karen Hughes
(Related: People, Destruction, Weapons, World, Years)

"We see violence to forcibly seize land, at any price, murders and corruption."
- Claudio Hummes
(Related: Corruption, Land, Violence)

"It takes two to make a murder. There are born victims, born to have their throats cut, as the cut-throats are born to be hanged."
- Aldous Huxley
(Related: Murder, Victims)

"What is absurd and monstrous about war is that men who have no personal quarrel should be trained to murder one another in cold blood."
- Aldous Huxley
(Related: Men, War, Blood, Murder, Quarrel)

"The most shocking fact about war is that its victims and its instruments are individual human beings, and that these individual beings are condemned by the monstrous conventions of politics to murder or be murdered in quarrels not their own."
- Aldous Huxley
(Related: Politics, War, Fact, Murder, Quarrels, Victims)

"If they're in cell block 1A or 1B, these prisoners - they're murderers, they're terrorists, they're insurgents. Many of them probably have American blood on their hands. And here we're so concerned about the treatment of those individuals."
- James Inhofe
(Related: American, Blood, Treatment)

"I think abortion is murder."
- Victoria Jackson
(Related: Abortion, Murder)

"The interesting part of the process is developing the character, you know, why did he become that? Why is the guy a murderer, or why is this guy a pervert, or whatever he is. So that's the fun part for me to delve into the abyss."
- Brion James
(Related: Character, Fun)

"What the detective story is about is not murder but the restoration of order."
- P. D. James
(Related: Murder, Order)

"In the First World War, there was the sudden passion of nationalism, and the killing took place because of these emotions. But the Soviet case is different, because you had systematic murder, like the Holocaust."
- Ryszard Kapuscinski
(Related: War, Emotions, First, Killing, Murder, Nationalism, Passion, World, World war)

"If we are to abolish the death penalty, I should like to see the first step taken by my friends the murderers."
- Alphonse Karr
(Related: Death, First, Friends)

"The poet laureate of England talked about murdering Jews on the West Bank."
- Steven T. Katz
(Related: England)

"Whatever you think of de Sade, he was a complex figure and we should not look for easy answers with him. He was, strangely perhaps, against the death penalty, and he was never put in prison for murders or anything like that."
- Philip Kaufman
(Related: Death, Answers, Prison)

"A man who kills on his own is a murderer. A man who kills at his government's request is a national hero."
- Ramman Kenoun
(Related: Government, Man)

"Every book has some real life in it. I was never pursued by an evil twin clone, but everything else in MR. MURDER was pretty much out of my own life."
- Dean Koontz
(Related: Life, Evil, Murder, Pretty)

"There seems to be this sense among even well-meaning Americans that Africa is this black hole of murder and mutilation that can never be fixed, no matter what aid is brought in."
- Nicholas D. Kristof
(Related: Americans, Murder, Sense)

"We know enough to stand here in truth - facing pain, cry and suffering of those who were murdered here. Face to face with the victims' families who are here today. Before the judgment of our own conscience."
- Aleksander Kwasniewski
(Related: Truth, Conscience, Judgment, Pain, Suffering, Today, Victims)

"Following the Second World War, we are a country of one ethnicity. After the moving of the borders, after the tragedy of the Holocaust and the murder of Polish Jews, we don't have large minority groups."
- Aleksander Kwasniewski
(Related: War, Country, Minority, Murder, Tragedy, World, World war)

"Mars, when guilty of homicide, and set free from the charge of murder by the Athenians through favour, lest he should appear to be too fierce and savage, committed adultery with Venus."
- Lactantius
(Related: Adultery, Murder)

"We are all murderers and prostitutes - no matter to what culture, society, class, nation one belongs, no matter how normal, moral, or mature, one takes oneself to be."
- R. D. Laing
(Related: Society, Class, Culture, Nation)

"Hezbollah's contempt for human suffering is total, as it showed once again this morning when its rockets murdered two Israeli Arab children in Nazareth."
- Tom Lantos
(Related: Children, Contempt, Suffering)

"I find the idea of vigilante justice very attractive. I like the idea that the murderer decides that this person has gone too far, and nothing will happen to him unless she does something to stop him."
- Donna Leon
(Related: Idea, Justice, Nothing, Will)

"My head can get to murder and rape for profit because I can understand greed as a human motive, but I cannot understand the voyeuristic desire to watch such a film. I can comprehend one and I cannot comprehend the other."
- Donna Leon
(Related: Desire, Film, Greed, Motive, Murder, Profit)

"Murder, like talent, seems occasionally to run in families."
- George Henry Lewes
(Related: Talent, Murder)

"The steel workers have now buried their dead, while the widows weep and watch their orphaned children become objects of public charity. The murder of these unarmed men has never been publicly rebuked by any authoritative officer of the state or federal government."
- John L. Lewis
(Related: Government, Men, Charity, Children, Murder, Now, Public, State, Widows, Workers)

"It is a question whether, when we break a murderer on the wheel, we do not fall into the error a child makes when it hits the chair it has bumped into."
- Georg C. Lichtenberg
(Related: Error, Question)

"Something about Texas I'm not proud of is that our state murdered 37 people last year alone."
- Richard Linklater
(Related: People, State)

"I spent time in, like, criminal courts, and covering murder trials for papers."
- Kurt Loder
(Related: Time, Murder, Trials)

"Amnesty International continues to report that extra judicial tortures and murders continue. This is not democracy that we are exporting to Mexico, and this is certainly not what the Mexican workers signed up for."
- Stephen F. Lynch
(Related: Democracy, Workers)

"Then I despair... I remember that all through history, the way of truth and love has always won. There have been murderers and tyrants, and for a time they can seem invincible. But in the end they always fall. Think of it always."
- Andre Malraux
(Related: Love, Time, History, Truth, Despair, End)

"Every murder turns on a bright hot light, and a lot of people... have to walk out of the shadows."
- Albert Maltz
(Related: People, Light, Murder, Shadows)

"Under pressure, people admit to murder, setting fire to the village church or robbing a bank, but never to being bores."
- Elsa Maxwell
(Related: People, Church, Being, Fire, Murder, Pressure)

"There have been a lot of murders and suicides in my family; it's like the primary cause of death. I wonder if there's a certain energy that attracts that."
- Rose McGowan
(Related: Death, Family, Cause, Energy, Wonder)

"TV's hard work. I don't know how the hell Angela Lansbury survived doing 'Murder, She Wrote' all those years. And sure, everyone wants to be Bruce Willis or George Clooney - they want to be in film for the range of characters you get to play."
- Christopher Meloni
(Related: Work, Film, Hard work, Hell, Play, Want, Years)

"Where do murderers go, man! Who's to doom, when the judge himself is dragged to the bar?"
- Herman Melville
"Is it hard for the reader to believe that suicides are sometimes committed to forestall the committing of murder? There is no doubt of it. Nor is there any doubt that murder is sometimes committed to avert suicide."
- Karl A. Menninger
(Related: Doubt, Murder, Suicide)

"Those children who are beaten will in turn give beatings, those who are intimidated will be intimidating, those who are humiliated will impose humiliation, and those whose souls are murdered will murder."
- Alice Miller
(Related: Children, Murder, Will)

"One has to be a lowbrow, a bit of a murderer, to be a politician, ready and willing to see people sacrificed, slaughtered, for the sake of an idea, whether a good one or a bad one."
- Henry Miller
(Related: People, Idea)

"With the first act of cruelty committed in the name of revolution, with the first murder, with the first purge and execution, we have lost the revolution."
- Kate Millett
(Related: Act, Cruelty, Execution, First, Revolution, Murder, Name)

"Murder is born of love, and love attains the greatest intensity in murder."
- Octave Mirbeau
(Related: Love, Murder)

"So far as I know, there were no pains taken to preserve secrecy on this subject; that is, I saw no attempt made to keep any of the inmates of the Convent in ignorance of the murder of children."
- Maria Monk
(Related: Children, Ignorance, Murder, Secrecy)

"Others too would occasionally entertain and privately express such doubts; though we all had been most solemnly warned by the cruel murder of Saint Francis."
- Maria Monk
(Related: Murder)

"The most loving parents and relatives commit murder with smiles on their faces. They force us to destroy the person we really are: a subtle kind of murder."
- Jim Morrison
(Related: Faces, Force, Murder, Parents, Relatives, Smiles)

"The real 1960s began on the afternoon of November 22, 1963. It came to seem that Kennedy's murder opened some malign trap door in American culture, and the wild bats flapped out."
- Lance Morrow
(Related: American, Culture, Murder)

"War is murder. And the military preparations now being made for a potential major confrontation are aimed at collective murder. In a nuclear age the victims would be numbered by the millions. This naked truth must be faced."
- Alva Myrdal
(Related: Age, War, Truth, Being, Military, Murder, Now, Potential, Victims)

"It does not just happen. It is disclosed by science that practically one-half of trained intellectual resources are being mobilized for murderous purposes."
- Alva Myrdal
(Related: Science, Being)

"You can always count on a murderer for a fancy prose style."
- Vladimir Nabokov
(Related: Fancy, Prose, Style)

"Jesus got me through the slums without getting murdered. I just walked with him as though he were really there and not a spirit just floating around."
- Larry Norman
(Related: Spirit)

"Today we are engaged in a deadly global struggle for those who would intimidate, torture, and murder people for exercising the most basic freedoms. If we are to win this struggle and spread those freedoms, we must keep our own moral compass pointed in a true direction."
- Barack Obama
(Related: People, Direction, Murder, Struggle, Today)

"When a man lies, he murders some part of the world."
- Merlin Olsen
(Related: Lies, Man, World)

"Political language... is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind."
- George Orwell
(Related: Appearance, Language, Lies, Murder, Sound, Wind)

"If anybody says their facelift doesn't hurt, they're lying. It was like I'd spent the night with an axe murderer."
- Sharon Osbourne
(Related: Hurt, Lying, Night)

"I hear they burn for murder. Well, they say it just takes a second to die."
- Lee Harvey Oswald
(Related: Murder)

"Every one with this writ may be a tyrant; if this commission be legal, a tyrant in a legal manner, also, may control, imprison, or murder any one within the realm."
- James Otis
(Related: Legal, Control, May, Murder)

"Yeah, I had an idea to make a very scary movie, based on a kind of serial murderer that preys on tourists."
- Brian De Palma
(Related: Idea, Tourists)

"Always expect the unexpected. Right around Thanksgiving, when the new Alex Cross will be out. It's called Four Blind Mice and it's a pretty amazing story about several murders inside the military."
- James Patterson
(Related: Blind, Military, Pretty, Right, Thanksgiving, Will)

"Probably the toughest time in anyone's life is when you have to murder a loved one because they're the devil."
- Emo Philips
(Related: Life, Time, Devil, Murder)

"Not all the Americans in Iraq are those who torture and murder, or course they're not, I don't know how many are doing it, I know it is systematic throughout the United States military I think that's been revealed."
- John Pilger
(Related: Americans, Iraq, Military, Murder, states, United)

"Loomis has always felt himself responsible for the fact that he did not stop Michael when he first murdered his sister, and so he's got that guilt to live with."
- Donald Pleasence
(Related: Sister, Fact, First, Guilt)

"One murder made a villain, Millions a hero."
- Beilby Porteus
(Related: Murder)

"The problem with cats is that they get the exact same look on their face whether they see a moth or an axe-murderer."
- Paula Poundstone
(Related: Cats)

"If once a man indulges himself in murder, very soon he comes to think little of robbing; and from robbing he comes next to drinking and Sabbath-breaking, and from that to incivility and procrastination."
- Thomas de Quincey
(Related: Drinking, Man, Murder, Procrastination, Sabbath)

"On a day when Osama bin Laden again threatened the United States and our allies, it is disturbing to realize that John Kerry neither recognizes nor understands the murderous ideology of our enemies and the threat they pose to our nation."
- Marc Racicot
(Related: Day, Enemies, Ideology, Nation, Osama bin laden, states, United)

"The Klan had used fear, intimidation and murder to brutally oppress over African-Americans who sought justice and equality and it sought to respond to the young workers of the civil rights movement in Mississippi in the same way."
- Charles Rangel
(Related: Equality, Fear, African, Civil rights, Justice, Murder, Workers)

"I do not believe in abortion at will. I do not believe that if a woman just wants to have an abortion she should... I do believe if you have an abortion you are committing murder."
- Nancy Reagan
(Related: Abortion, Murder, Will, Woman)

"Fraud, robbery, and murder have characterized the English usurpation of the government of our country. Why, for the last fifty years we have been robbed in the matter of taxes of hundreds of millions."
- John Edward Redmond
(Related: Government, Country, English, Fraud, Murder, Taxes, Years)

"I believe in energy like dark energies. I believe that when a family moves into a house where six murders took place, there's going to be some bad juju in that house. But then again what the hell is wrong with you to be moving in that house to begin with?"
- Ryan Reynolds
(Related: Family, Energy, Hell, Wrong)

"If al Qaeda or any other enemy of our country manages to create a situation or explode a bomb or murder or incapacitate large numbers of our people, we cannot wait for 7 weeks of a special election in order to deal with that."
- Dana Rohrabacher
(Related: People, Country, Enemy, Murder, Numbers, Order)

"Kill a man, and you are a murderer. Kill millions of men, and you are a conquerer. Kill everyone, and you are a god."
- Jean Rostand
(Related: God, Men, Man)

"Because I believe that abortion is murder, I also believe that force is justified in an attempt to stop it."
- Eric Rudolph
(Related: Abortion, Force, Murder)

"It is solely for the reason that this government has legalized the murder of children that I have no allegiance to nor do I recognize the legitimacy of this particular government in Washington."
- Eric Rudolph
(Related: Government, Children, Murder, Reason, Washington)

"The why of murder always fascinates me so much more than the how."
- Ann Rule
(Related: Murder)

"I think a lot of what is going on with kids who get pushed too far and attempt either murder or suicide is that they are trying to deal with their own non-existence for the people who are supposed to care most for them."
- Richard Russo
(Related: People, Care, Kids, Murder, Suicide, Trying)

"It is the privilege of those who fear love to murder those who do not fear it!"
- May Sarton
(Related: Love, Fear, Murder, Privilege)

"I say a murder is abstract. You pull the trigger and after that you do not understand anything that happens."
- Jean-Paul Sartre
(Related: Murder)

"To restrict the artist is a crime. It is to murder germinating life."
- Egon Schiele
(Related: Life, Artist, Crime, Murder)

"So let us call genocide, genocide. Let us not minimize the deliberate murder of 1.5 million people. Let us have a moral victory that can shine as a light to all nations."
- Adam Schiff
(Related: People, Victory, Genocide, Light, Murder, Nations)

"Revenge is barren of itself: it is the dreadful food it feeds on; its delight is murder, and its end is despair."
- Friedrich Schiller
(Related: Food, Delight, Despair, End, Murder, Revenge)

"The terrorists who committed the 2003 Istanbul attacks were locals, that is, Turks. And when filmmaker Theo van Gogh was murdered in the Netherlands last year, the murderer and his supporters were also part of the Muslim community."
- Otto Schily
(Related: Muslim, Community)

"The 20th century taught us how far unbridled evil can and will go when the world fails to confront it. It is time that we heed the lessons of the 20th century and stand up to these murderers. It is time that we end genocide in the 21st century."
- Allyson Schwartz
(Related: Time, End, Evil, Genocide, Will, World)

"We murdered them 0-0."
- Bill Shankly
"I find it incredibly tedious, hate that it murders itself with its own conservative pomposity."
- Fiona Shaw
(Related: Conservative, Hate)

"When a man wants to murder a tiger he calls it sport; when a tiger wants to murder him he calls it ferocity."
- George Bernard Shaw
(Related: Man, Murder)

"Man has no right to kill his brother. It is no excuse that he does so in uniform: he only adds the infamy of servitude to the crime of murder."
- Percy Bysshe Shelley
(Related: Brother, Crime, Man, Murder, Right)

"It is changing the face of terrorism. It is basically bringing it to the United States, to our great citizens. We know the terrorists are barbaric and murderers that attack innocent civilians, as they did in this case."
- Hugh Shelton
(Related: states, Terrorism, United)

"I believe the question now is: who murdered my mother?"
- Sam Sheppard
(Related: Mother, Now, Question)

"The facts of a person's life will, like murder, come out."
- Norman Sherry
(Related: Life, Facts, Murder, Will)

"I did not have anything to do with these murders. Ever."
- O. J. Simpson
"I was at a party three weeks prior to the murders at Roman Polanski and Sharon Tate's house."
- Nancy Sinatra
(Related: Party)

"Fascism is capitalism plus murder."
- Upton Sinclair
(Related: Capitalism, Fascism, Murder)

"People often say that humans have always eaten animals, as if this is a justification for continuing the practice. According to this logic, we should not try to prevent people from murdering other people, since this has also been done since the earliest of times."
- Isaac Bashevis Singer
(Related: People, Animals, Justification, Logic, Practice)

"AIDS obliges people to think of sex as having, possibly, the direst consequences: suicide. Or murder."
- Susan Sontag
(Related: Sex, People, Murder, Suicide)

"All persons harboring or secreting the conspirators or aiding their concealment or escape, will be treated as accomplices in the murder of the President and shall be subject to trial before a military commission, and the punishment of death."
- Edwin M. Stanton
(Related: Death, Military, Murder, President, Punishment, Will)

"Come here immediately and see if you can find the murderer of the President."
- Edwin M. Stanton
(Related: President)

"On September 11, the murders of World Trade Center employees and visitors took the lives of numerous nationalities, ethnic groups and religious followers."
- Cliff Stearns
(Related: Employees, Followers, Religious, Trade, World)

"Certainly, the murder of civilians for political statement did not just begin on September 11, 2001."
- Cliff Stearns
(Related: Murder)

"It's not like the original movie where you thought it was the mother committing the murders, but it was actually the son. I don't think it's possible to create the kind of shock today that we created in 1959. And I don't even want to try."
- Joseph Stefano
(Related: Mother, Son, Thought, Today, Want)

"I don't think that anybody should be suspended for life for anything, other than murder. How is it helping someone to say, 'You're done forever, your life's over'?"
- George Steinbrenner
(Related: Life, Murder)

"The only still center of my life is Macbeth. To go back to doing this bloody, crazed, insane mass-murderer is a huge relief after trying to get my cell phone replaced."
- Patrick Stewart
(Related: Life, Trying)

"There is one instance that we cite in the report where in one of the conversations a member of organized crime is talking to another member of organized crime and he suggests that Attorney General Kennedy should be murdered."
- Louis Stokes
(Related: Crime, Talking)

"It seems that whatever we do is somehow beyond reproach - murder, rape, drunk driving - as long as we go on a TV show and apologize."
- Eric Stoltz
(Related: Driving, Murder)

"Anybody who's been through a divorce will tell you that at one point. they've thought murder. The line between thinking murder and doing murder isn't that major."
- Oliver Stone
(Related: Thought, Divorce, Murder, Thinking, Will)

"One of the hardest things to believe is that anyone will abandon the effort to escape a charge of murder. It is extremely important to suspend disbelief on that. If you don't, the story is spoiled."
- Rex Stout
(Related: Effort, Murder, Will)

"The actual Blue Rose murders, which lie at the core of the three novels, yield various incorrect solutions which assume the status of truth."
- Peter Straub
(Related: Truth, Lie, Yield)

"When, in the third book, we do learn the identity of the Blue Rose murderer, the information comes in a muted, nearly off-hand manner, and the man has died long before."
- Peter Straub
(Related: Identity, Information, Man)

"The Jew always lives from the blood of other peoples, he needs such murders and such sacrifices."
- Julius Streicher
(Related: Blood, Needs)

"But it is a fact that within Jewry there exists a sect which engaged in these murders."
- Julius Streicher
(Related: Fact)

"Ritual murder is referred to in court files which are located in Rome. There are pictures in it which show that in 23 cases, the Church itself has dealt with the question."
- Julius Streicher
(Related: Church, Court, Murder, Question, Ritual, Rome)

"Cabin Fever was murder. There was a lot of psychological stress, like not knowing if we were going to finish the movie. The day we arrived to start rehearsals, our main investors pulled out."
- Rider Strong
(Related: Day, Murder, Stress)

"Well, I think storytellers have always found murder a fascinating device."
- Donna Tartt
(Related: Murder)

"I'm not sure whay I've been drawn to this subject, except that murder is a subject that has always drawn people for as long as people have been telling stories."
- Donna Tartt
(Related: People, Murder)

"On TV, the children can watch people murdering each other, which is a very unnatural thing, but they can't watch two people in the very natural process of making love. Now, really, that doesn't make any sense, does it?"
- Sharon Tate
(Related: Love, People, Children, Now, Sense)

"Murder is not the crime of criminals, but that of law-abiding citizens."
- Emmanuel Teney
(Related: Crime, Law, Murder)

"Prevention of birth is a precipitation of murder."
- Tertullian
(Related: Murder, Prevention)

"In the same way he's fascinated by crosswords, the puzzle of solving the murder is what drives him on."
- John Thaw
(Related: Murder)

"I do not think that condemning people who murder and killing them necessarily sends out the right message."
- Charlize Theron
(Related: People, Killing, Murder, Right)

"Countries and states which have capital punishment have a much higher rate of murder and crime than countries that do not, so that makes sense to me, and the moral question - I struggle with it morally."
- Charlize Theron
(Related: Countries, Crime, Murder, Punishment, Question, Sense, states, Struggle)

"As a boy I used to go to the Chamber of Horrors at the annual fair, to look at the wax figures of Emperors and Kings, of heroes and murderers of the day. The dead now had that same unreality, which shocks without arousing pity."
- Ernst Toller
(Related: Day, Heroes, Kings, Now, Pity)

"Civilizations die from suicide, not by murder."
- Arnold J. Toynbee
(Related: Murder, Suicide)

"Those who want the Government to regulate matters of the mind and spirit are like men who are so afraid of being murdered that they commit suicide to avoid assassination."
- Harry S. Truman
(Related: Government, Men, Assassination, Being, Mind, Spirit, Suicide, Want)

"Murder is an offensive act. The term cannot be applied legitimately to any defensive act."
- Benjamin Tucker
(Related: Act, Murder)

"But this is not to say that the society which inflicts capital punishment commits murder."
- Benjamin Tucker
(Related: Society, Murder, Punishment)

"I have also seen it stated that Capital punishment is murder in its worst form. I should like to know upon what principle of human society these assertions are based and justified."
- Benjamin Tucker
(Related: Society, Murder, Punishment)

"If I was a bad character that got away with murder like we see on other shows, I do not think I would like it because that sends a message that you can do these horrible things and never pay for it."
- Hunter Tylo
(Related: Character, Murder)

"Families are great murderers of the creative impulse, particularly husbands."
- Brenda Ueland
(Related: Husbands)

"The same people who are murdered slowly in the mechanized slaughterhouses of work are also arguing, singing, drinking, dancing, making love, holding the streets, picking up weapons and inventing a new poetry."
- Raoul Vaneigem
(Related: Poetry, Work, Love, People, Dancing, Drinking, Singing, Weapons)

"It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets."
- Voltaire
(Related: Forbidden, Numbers, Sound)

"All murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets."
- Voltaire
(Related: Numbers, Sound)

"I seem to have no problem revealing my crush on the man who murdered Lincoln."
- Sarah Vowell
(Related: Man)

"In mid-life the man wants to see how irresistible he still is to younger women. How they turn their hearts to stone and more or less commit a murder of their marriage I just don't know, but they do."
- Earl Warren
(Related: Marriage, Women, Man, Murder)

"Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life."
- Daniel Webster
(Related: Life, Man, Murder, Security)

"When once a certain class of people has been placed by the temporal and spiritual authorities outside the ranks of those whose life has value, then nothing comes more naturally to men than murder."
- Simone Weil
(Related: Life, Men, People, Class, Murder, Nothing, Spiritual, Value)

"The white man's victory soon became complete by fraud, violence, intimidation and murder."
- Ida B. Wells
(Related: Victory, Fraud, Man, Murder, Violence)

"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)

"The alleged menace of universal suffrage having been avoided by the absolute suppression of the negro vote, the spirit of mob murder should have been satisfied and the butchery of negroes should have ceased."
- Ida B. Wells
(Related: Mob, Murder, Spirit, Vote)

"Brave men do not gather by thousands to torture and murder a single individual, so gagged and bound he cannot make even feeble resistance or defense."
- Ida B. Wells
(Related: Men, Defense, Murder)

"The cops picked me up for attempted murder. I can still see the detectives, licking their chops. Thought they had me. Two weeks later, the cat came out of a coma and told the truth. I was innocent."
- Barry White
(Related: Truth, Thought, Murder)

"Democratic societies can no longer give religious fanatics a free hand to abuse and murder non believers. Such action betrays contempt for the basic human rights which animate any democracy with meaning."
- Armstrong Williams
(Related: Action, Abuse, Contempt, Democracy, Fanatics, Rights, Human rights, Meaning, Murder, Religious)

"The Bible tells us to be like God, and then on page after page it describes God as a mass murderer. This may be the single most important key to the political behavior of Western Civilization."
- Robert Anton Wilson
(Related: God, Civilization, Bible, Behavior, Key, May)

"Never attempt to murder a man who is committing suicide."
- Woodrow Wilson
(Related: Man, Murder, Suicide)

"John Brown was tried for treason, murder, and inciting slaves to insurrection."
- John Sergeant Wise
(Related: Murder, Treason)

"It's not catastrophes, murders, deaths, diseases, that age and kill us; it's the way people look and laugh, and run up the steps of omnibuses."
- Virginia Woolf
(Related: Age, People, Catastrophes)

"It is far more difficult to murder a phantom than a reality."
- Virginia Woolf
(Related: Murder, Reality)

"It has never demonstrated any desire to provide humane treatment to captured Americans. If anything, the murders of Nicholas Berg and Daniel Pearl declare al Qaeda's intentions to kill even innocent civilian prisoners."
- John Yoo
(Related: Americans, Desire, Intentions, Treatment)

"One to destroy, is murder by the law; and gibbets keep the lifted hand in awe; to murder thousands, takes a specious name, 'War's glorious art', and gives immortal fame."
- Edward Young
(Related: Art, Fame, Law, Murder, Name)