Quotes of Blackmail

“ Friendship is mutual blackmail elevated to the level of love. ”

- Robin Morgan

“ Socialism is a fraud, a comedy, a phantom, a blackmail. ”

- Benito Mussolini

“ The long-established and noble rule of Law, one of the greatest products of the character and tradition of British history, has suffered a deadly blow. Blackmail has become respectable. ”

- Robert G. Menzies

“ Greenmail is, quite logically, blackmail of a different color. ”

- David Wild

“ There is a pale shade of bribery which is sometimes called prosperity. ”

- George Eliot

“ There is gold for you. Sell me your good report. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ Today is Valentine's Day - or, as men like to call it, Extortion Day. ”

- Jay Leno

“ Heck, what's a little extortion among friends? ”

- Bill Watterson

“ States like these, and their terrorist allies, constitute an axis of evil, arming to threaten the peace of the world. By seeking weapons of mass destruction, these regimes pose a grave and growing danger. They could provide these arms to terrorists, giving them the means to match their hatred… ”

- George W. Bush

“ If I were to be taken hostage, I would not plead for release nor would I want my government to be blackmailed. I think certain government officials, industrialists and celebrated persons should make it clear they are prepared to be sacrificed if taken hostage… ”

- Margaret Mead
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