Scourge Related Quotes

While the old spiritual 'Slavery Chain Done Broke at Last' was sung by blacks in the hours following the Appomattox surrender, racism sadly continues to be a crippling national scourge.

Douglas Brinkley

#Blacks #Sadly #Scourge

The country (England) which was called a nation of pirates in the years around 1600 would eventually become the pirates' greatest scourge, not just in English waters but throughout the world.

Peter Earle

#Pirates #Scourge #Waters

Charlie Hebdo: Satire was the father of true political freedom, born in the 18th century; the scourge of bigots and tyrants. Sing its praises.

Simon Schama

#Bigots #Charlie #Praises #Scourge #Tyrants

Comets importing change of times and states, Brandish your crystal tresses in the sky And with them scourge the bad revolting stars.

William Shakespeare

#Comets #Scourge

It's not MAN who is the scourge of the world, it's a single culture. One culture out of hundreds of thousands of cultures. Our culture.

Daniel Quinn


In boundless love as a Christian and as a man I read through the passage which tells us how the Lord at last rose in His might and seized the scourge to drive out of the Temple the brood of vipers and of adders.

Adolf Hitler

#Passage #Rose #Scourge

Though the dungeon, the scourge, and the executioner be absent, the guilty mind can apply the goad and scorch with blows.


#Absent #Dungeon #Scourge

Nothing is more useless in developing a nation's economy than a gun, and nothing blocks the road to social development more than the financial burden of war. War is the arch enemy of national progress and the modern scourge of civilized men.

King Hussein I

#Arch #Arches #Developing #Enemy #Scourge

Certainly it was ordained as a scourge upon the pride of human wisdom, that the wisest of us all, should thus outwit ourselves, and eternally forego our purposes in the intemperate act of pursuing them.

Laurence Sterne

#Eternally #Scourge

Shrimp farms are a scourge on the earth, frankly, from an environmental point of view. They pour huge amounts of pollutants into the ocean. They also pollute their next-door neighbors.

Jane Poynter