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If this be treason, make the most of it!
The last temptation is the greatest treason: to do the right deed for the wrong reason.
T. S. Eliot
I have always considered it as treason against the great republic of human nature, to make any man's virtues the means of deceiving him.
Bad literature is a form of treason.
A state that suppresses all freedom of speech, and which by imposing the most terrible punishments, treats each and every attempt at criticism, however morally justified, and every suggestion for improvement as plotting to high treason, is a state that breaks an unwritten law.
I shouldn't be saying this - high treason, really - but I sometimes wonder if Americans aren't fooled by our accent into detecting brilliance that may not really be there.
Disunion by force is treason.
Cynicism is intellectual treason.
All men should have a drop of treason in their veins, if nations are not to go soft like so many sleepy pears.
Pity is treason.
This principle is old, but true as fate, Kings may love treason, but the traitor hate.
Treason doth never prosper, what's the reason? For if it prosper, none dare call it Treason.
Treason doth never prosper: what's the reason? Why if it prosper, none dare call it treason.
Ingratitude is treason to mankind.
I'm not saying that President Obama should be exempt from criticism, nor do I believe it is some act of racial treason for a black person to hold our president accountable for his actions.
The people of our state will no longer tolerate advocates of treason.
John Brown was tried for treason, murder, and inciting slaves to insurrection.
John Sergeant Wise
Corporations cannot commit treason, or be outlawed or excommunicated, for they have no souls.
Corporations cannot commit treason, nor be outlawed, nor excommunicated, for they have no souls.
The treason of which I stand convicted loses all its guilt, has been sanctified as a duty, and will be ennobled as a sacrifice.
Thomas Francis Meagher
But the technology was accessible, which suggests incompetence on the part of our counterintelligence community and the Clinton Administration, and may in fact rise to the level of treason.
Charles Foster Bass
The world, as transformed by this creative deed, is better than it would have been had all else remained the same, but had that deed of treason not been done at all.
No baseness or cruelty of treason so deep or so tragic shall enter our human world, but that loyal love shall be able in due time to oppose to just that deed of treason its fitting deed of atonement.
The fundamental purpose of a novel like Count Julian is to achieve the unity of object and means of representation, the fusion of treason as scheme and treason as language.
I think Bush's immigration proposal is treason and he should be impeached.
There are only two ways to remove the president - if he violates the constitution or commits high treason. How could anyone accuse me of treason after I had terminated Israel's occupation of South Lebanon in 2000.
Men will confess to treason, murder, arson, false teeth, or a wig. How many of them will own up to a lack of humor?
Frank Moore Colby
I found out about reviews early on. They're mostly written by sad men on bad afternoons. That's probably why I'm less angry than some writers, who are so narcissistic they consider every line of every review, even a thoughtful one, as major treason.
We ought instead of retreating should follow up the enemy and take Richmond. And in full view of all responsible for such declaration, I say to you all, such an order can only be prompted by cowardice or treason.
America's state religion, is patriotism, a phenomenon which has convinced many of the citizenry that 'treason' is morally worse than murder or rape.
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