Barbarous Quotes

Quotes tagged as "barbarous" (showing 1-8 of 8)
Mahatma Gandhi
“Vaccination is a barbarous practice and one of the most fatal of all the delusions current in our time.

Conscientious objectors to vaccination should stand alone, if need be, against the whole world, in defense of their conviction.”
Mahatma Gandhi

Victor Hugo
“It is only barbarous nations who have a sudden growth after a victory”
Victor Hugo, Les Miserables

Robert G. Ingersoll
“For many years I have regarded the Pentateuch simply as a record of a barbarous people, in which are found a great number of the ceremonies of savagery, many absurd and unjust laws, and thousands of ideas inconsistent with known and demonstrated facts. To me it seemed almost a crime to teach that this record was written by inspired men; that slavery, polygamy, wars of conquest and extermination were right, and that there was a time when men could win the approbation of infinite Intelligence, Justice, and Mercy, by violating maidens and by butchering babes.”
Robert G. Ingersoll, Some Mistakes of Moses

Bangambiki Habyarimana
“As man becomes more technologically advanced, his barbarity becomes even more lethal”
Bangambiki Habyarimana, The Great Pearl of Wisdom

Fyodor Dostoyevsky
“You will say that that was in the comparatively barbarous times; that these are barbarous times too, because also, comparatively speaking, pins are stuck in even now; that though man has now learned to see more clearly than in barbarous ages, he is still far from having learnt to act as reason and science would dictate.”
Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Notes from Underground, White Nights, The Dream of a Ridiculous Man, and Selections from The House of the Dead

“A barbarous practice, the inconsistency, folly, and injury of which no words can sufficiently describe.

[Condemning the use of mercurial medicines.]”
Thomas Graham

Larry Kramer
“When he really wanted to get juicy, he would write in Latin. Remember? I was seventeen before I realised that immissio penis in os meant sticking it in the mouth.”
“And immissio penis in anum, those who practiced that, he called us moral imbeciles and moral depravities, certain barbarous races devoid of morality. I grew up in constant fear!”
Larry Kramer, Faggots