"It is the cause, not the death that makes the martyr."
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"I am as content to die for God's eternal truth on the scaffold as in any other way."
"Great persecutors are recruited among martyrs whose heads haven't been cut off."
"The people who have really made history are the martyrs."
"Opposition may become sweet to a man when he has christened it persecution."
"The torments of martyrdom are probably most keenly felt by the bystanders."
"Martyrdom does not end something, it only a beginning."
"The way of the world is, to praise dead saints, and persecute living ones."
"It is more difficult, and it calls for higher energies of soul, to live a martyr than to die one."
"I will soon be going out to shape all the singing tomorrows."
"Martyrdom has always been a proof of the intensity, never of the correctness of a belief."
"Martyrdom covers a multitude of sins."
"The multitude of fools is a protection to the wise."
"The masses have no habit of self reliance or original action."
"The time when most of you should withdraw into yourself is when you are forced to be in a crowd."
"Masses are always breeding grounds of psychic epidemics."
"No amount of political freedom will satisfy the hungry masses."
"The multitude is always wrong."
"The voice of the majority is no proof of justice."
"Nothing is so contemptible as the sentiments of the mob."
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