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C.J. Sansom Quote: “We of alien looks or words must stick together.”
C.J. Sansom Quote: “In worshipping their nationhood men worship themselves and scorn others, and that is no healthy thing.”
C.J. Sansom Quote: “The lives God gives to us, the awful things we can’t escape from. Sometimes I think that sort of God would enjoy making hell for us after we die.”
C.J. Sansom Quote: “Funny, when i was a little boy I wanted to be good. But I could never seem to manage it somehow. And if you’re not good, the good people will throw you to the wolves. So you might as well just be bad.”
C.J. Sansom Quote: “If a ruler who wants to act honourably is surrounded by unscrupulous men, his downfall is inevitable.”
C.J. Sansom Quote: “Whenever a party tells you national identity matters more than anything else in politics, that nationalism can sort out all the other problems, then watch out, because you’re on a road that can end with fascism.”
C.J. Sansom Quote: “It seems a universal rule in this world that people will always look for victims and scapegoats, does it not? Especially at times of difficulty and tension.”
C.J. Sansom Quote: “Nicholas said, ‘I hear he’s ordered two million bricks for rebuilding that crumbling old family place of his in Wiltshire – what’s it called, Wolf’s Hole?’ ‘Wolf Hall. All paid for by the public purse, empty though it is.”
C.J. Sansom Quote: “Dominion is a spy novel, a love story, and also I hope gives some sense of the difficulties faced by dissidents under any totalitarian regime: the threat of imprisonment, torture and death; the threat to one’s family, the terror of being alone in a hostile world.”
C.J. Sansom Quote: “If I knocked and waited at every door, who knows what I might miss?”
C.J. Sansom Quote: “Like all lawyers, I was delighted by gratitude. It happened so rarely.”
C.J. Sansom Quote: “You sound as fierce against sin as Harsnet.’ He grinned. ‘Only sins I don’t feel drawn to myself,’ he said with a flash of his old humour. ’ ‘Tis always easy to condemn those.”
C.J. Sansom Quote: “How men fear the chaos of the world, I thought, and the yawning eternity hereafter. So we build patterns to explain its terrible mysteries and reassure ourselves we are safe in this world and beyond.”
C.J. Sansom Quote: “Man is an angry, savage being. Sometimes faith becomes an excuse for battle. It is no real faith then. In justifying their positions in the name of God, men silence God.”
C.J. Sansom Quote: “The echoes of childhood torments have great power, even when not brought to mind in such an inexplicable and horrifying way.”
C.J. Sansom Quote: “But if we never acted except when we were certain our motives were pure, we would never act at all.”
C.J. Sansom Quote: “Around thrones the thunder rolls.”
C.J. Sansom Quote: “And though I have the gift of prophecy, and understand all mysteries, and all knowledge; and though I have all faith, so that I could remove mountains, and have not charity, I am nothing.”
C.J. Sansom Quote: “But since printing came in no one wants illustrated works, they are happy with these cheap books with their ugly, square letters all squashed together.”
C.J. Sansom Quote: “Conscience,′ Hobbey said with infinite sadness. ‘I had one once. Ambition killed it.”
C.J. Sansom Quote: “Truly, as the ancients taught us, there is nothing under the moon, however fine, that is not subject to corruption.”
C.J. Sansom Quote: “It has become a world of black and white, Matthew, a Manichean world where preachers encourage everyone to rush towards a conflict between good and evil. Each knowing, of course, that their own side is entirely in the right.”
C.J. Sansom Quote: “Fanatics on both sides,’ old Ryprose said gloomily. ‘And all we poor ordinary folk in the middle. Sometimes I fear they will bring death to us all.”
C.J. Sansom Quote: “We used to think British people could never become Fascists, or Fascist collaborators. But they can. I suppose anybody can, given the right set of circumstances.”
C.J. Sansom Quote: “It has driven men to extremes, to the impious arrogance of believing they alone can comprehend the vast mysteries of Scripture, let alone the mind of God. Such people are incapable of understanding even their own minds, for they confuse their own needs, for certainty or power, with God’s voice speaking to them.”
C.J. Sansom Quote: “Six wives the King’s had now.′ Barak’s words dragged me from my reverie. ‘We can’t even get one between us.”
C.J. Sansom Quote: “I took the book and glanced at the page Guy was reading. I quoted, ‘ “The rich man’s substance is the wellspring of the poor man’s living.” Ah yes, that theory, that as the rich grow richer their wealth trickles down to the poor like sand. Well, I have been practising law twenty-five years and all I have seen is it trickle ever upwards.’ I.”
C.J. Sansom Quote: “This new world was no Christian commonwealth; it never would be. It was in truth no better than the old, no less ruled by power and vanity.”
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