Quotations on Censure

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It is folly for an eminent man to think of escaping censure, and a weakness to be affected with it. All the illustrious persons of antiquity, and indeed of every age in the world, have passed through this fiery persecution.
- Joseph Addison
(Keywords: Age, Censure, Folly, Man, Persecution, Weakness, World)

I listen to them freely and with all the respect merited by their intelligence, their character, their knowledge, reserving always my incontestable right of criticism and censure.
- Mikhail Bakunin
(Keywords: Intelligence, Knowledge, Character, Censure, Criticism, Respect, Right)

TV is a major force in our lives - a FORCE. It must be handled very carefully, both its censure and its artistic honesty.
- Bill Bixby
(Keywords: Honesty, Censure, Force)

We put together a one-sentence petition asking Congress to censure President Clinton and move on to other pressing issues. We sent it to under 100 friends and family, and within a week we had 100,000 people sign the petition.
- Joan Blades
(Keywords: Family, People, Censure, Congress, Friends, President)

I have often met with happiness after some imprudent step which ought to have brought ruin upon me, and although passing a vote of censure upon myself I would thank God for his mercy.
- Giacomo Casanova
(Keywords: Happiness, God, Censure, Mercy, Ruin, Vote)

They have a right to censure that have a heart to help.
- William Penn
(Keywords: Heart, Censure, Help, Right)

In a drama of the highest order there is little food for censure or hatred; it teaches rather self-knowledge and self-respect.
- Percy Bysshe Shelley
(Keywords: Food, Censure, Drama, Hatred, Order, Self)

He who would acquire fame must not show himself afraid of censure. The dread of censure is the death of genius.
- William Gilmore Simms
(Keywords: Death, Genius, Censure, Fame)

Censure is the tax a man pays to the public for being eminent.
- Jonathan Swift
(Keywords: Being, Censure, Tax, Man, Public)

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