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Fanatics are picturesque, mankind would rather see gestures than listen to reasons.
The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, and wiser people so full of doubts.
The worst government is often the most moral. One composed of cynics is often very tolerant and humane. But when fanatics are on top there is no limit to oppression.
H. L. Mencken
Religious fanatics want people to switch off their own minds, ignore the evidence, and blindly follow a holy book based upon private 'revelation'.
If you go looking for loonies and religious fanatics and dropouts and freaks, I dare say you'll find it.
Success makes men rigid and they tend to exalt stability over all the other virtues; tired of the effort of willing they become fanatics about conservatism.
I'm not such a big star. I am just a little planet. In Spain, people don't put so much attention on the star system. But here in America, I can feel it. Mostly, people are very, very nice. But there are also a bunch of fanatics behind the stars.
Alaska is what happens when Willy Wonka and the witch from Hansel and Gretel elope, buy a place together upstate, renounce their sweet teeth, and turn into health fanatics.
The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, but wiser people are full of doubts.
James P. Hogan
Everyone knows now how early a fetus becomes a baby. Women who have been pregnant have seen their babies on ultrasounds. They know that there is a terrible truth to those horrific pictures the anti-choice fanatics hold up in front of abortion clinics.
Democratic societies can no longer give religious fanatics a free hand to abuse and murder non believers. Such action betrays contempt for the basic human rights which animate any democracy with meaning.
That's because international Islamic religious fanatics have the same goal as the Axis fascists - the destruction of our way of life.
In fact, the U.S. military has bent over backwards to respect the religious beliefs of some very dangerous fanatics who want to kill us.
Fanatics do not have faith - they have belief. With faith you let go. You trust. Whereas with belief you cling.
We are battling fanatics who kidnap and behead civilians and shoot fleeing children in the back. There can be no dialogue with such people, and the American people understand this.
Kay Bailey Hutchison
Environmentalism is a form of pagan fundamentalism. These green wackos are fanatics like al-Quaida. Just like them.
G. Gordon Liddy
We are just fanatics about using the technology to make it all wonderful. We laughed at the fact that we were having such a great time working this way.
We just sang real simple songs in a simple way that got to people. We didn't try to tart them up with orchestral arrangements and all the stuff. We were all blues fanatics. We like R+B and blues and simple, gut-feeling music.
Religious conflict can be the bloodiest and cruelest conflicts that turn people into fanatics.
William J. Brennan
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