Quotes of Contagion

“ As contagion of sickness makes sickness, contagion of trust can make trust. ”

- Marianne Moore

“ The deadliest contagion is majority opinion. ”

- Unknown

“ War is a contagion. ”

- Franklin D. Roosevelt

“ He did not know what love was. And he did not know what good it was. But he knew he carried it around with him, a scabrous spot of rot, of contagion, for which there was no cure. ”

- Harry Crews

“ If you had the seeds of pestilence in your body you would not have a more active contagion that you have in your tempers, tastes, and principles. Simply to be in this world, whatever you are, is to exert an influence, compared with which mere language and persuasion are feeble. ”

- Horace Bushnell
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