Quotes of Blasphemy

“ All great truths begin as blasphemies. ”

- George Bernard Shaw

“ Nothing is greater or more fearful sacrilege than to prostitute the great name of God to the petulancy of an idle tongue. ”

- Jeremy Taylor

“ They think just because there's teenagers here, they're always cursing and swearing. ”

- Robbie Robertson

“ Their throat is an open sepulchre; they flatter with their tongue. ”

- Bible

“ Your blasphemy, Salman, can't be forgiven. To set your words against the Words of God. ”

- Salman Rushdie

“ Where there is no belief, there is no blasphemy. ”

- Salman Rushdie

“ There is only one blasphemy, and that is the refusal to experience joy. ”

- Paul Rudnick

“ I don't think it is given to any of us to be impertinent to great religions with impunity. ”

- John le Carré

“ I cannot be a materialist — but Oh, how is it possible that a God who speaks to all hearts can let Belgravia go laughing to a vicious luxury, and Whitechapel cursing to a filthy debauchery — such suffering, such dreadful suffering — and shall the short years of Christ's mission atone for it all? ”

- D. H. Lawrence

“ I do the very best I can to look upon life with optimism and hope and looking forward to a better day, but I don't think there is anything such as complete happiness. It pains me that there is still a lot of Klan activity and racism. I think when you say you're happy, you have everything that you need and everything that you want, and nothing more to wish for… ”

- Rosa Parks

“ His mouth is full of cursing and deceit and fraud: under his tongue is mischief and vanity. ”

- Bible

“ Out of too much learning become mad. ”

- Robert Burton

“ There written all Black as the damning drops that fall From the denouncing Angel's pen, Ere Mercy weeps them out again. ”

- Thomas Moore

“ We can never be sure that the opinion we are endeavoring to stifle is a false opinion; and even if we were sure, stifling it would be an evil still. ”

- John Stuart Mill

“ Irreverence is the champion of liberty and its only sure defense. ”

- Mark Twain

“ One unquestioned text we read, All doubt beyond, all fear above; Nor crackling pile nor cursing creed Can burn or blot it: God is Love. ”

- Oliver Wendell Holmes

“ I have set before you life and death, blessing and cursing: Therefore choose life. ”

- The Holy Bible

“ I drink a lot of Diet Coke and belch. I've been known to use the "f" word. ”

- Helena Bonham Carter

“ Communism is a Christian heresy. ”

- George Bernard Shaw

“ I believe in censorship. I made a fortune out of it. ”

- Mae West

“ Assassination is the extreme form of censorship. ”

- George Bernard Shaw

“ That was but a prelude; where they burn books, they will ultimately burn people as well. ”

- Heinrich Heine

“ Nature knows no indecencies; man invents them. ”

- Mark Twain

“ A free press can be good or bad, but, most certainly, without freedom a press will never be anything but bad. ”

- Albert Camus

“ We have learned to live in a world of mistakes and defective products as if they were necessary to life. It is time to adopt a new philosophy in America. ”

- Norman Cousins

“ Our armies swore terrible in Flanders. ”

- Laurence Sterne

“ Not to help justice in her need would be an impiety. ”

- Plato

“ Volumes might be written upon the impiety of the pious. ”

- Herbert Spencer

“ Let us consider that swearing is a sin of all others peculiarly clamorous, and provocative of Divine judgment. ”

- Isaac Barrow

“ If men are wont to play with swearing anywhere, can we expect they should be serious and strict therein at the bar or in the church. ”

- Isaac Barrow
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