Torture Quotes

"You can chain me, you can torture me, y...

"You can chain me, you can torture me, you can even destroy this body, but you will never imprison my mind." - Mohandas Gandhi
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No new horror can be more terr...

No new horror can be more terrible than the daily torture of the commonplace. ...H. P. Lovecraft
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I am very depressed and deeply di...

I am very depressed and deeply disgusted with painting. It is really a continual torture. ...Claude Monet
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"The more you try to avoid suffering, the more you suffer, because smaller and more insignifican...

"The more you try to avoid suffering, the more you suffer, because smaller and more insignificant things begin to torture you, in proportion to your fear of being hurt. The one who does most to avoid suffering is, in the end, the one who suffers most." --Thomas Merton, The Seven Storey Mountain
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"If you torture data suffi...

"If you torture data sufficiently, it will confess to almost anything." -- Fred Menger
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"An economist is a surgeon with an excellent scalpe...

"An economist is a surgeon with an excellent scalpel and a rough-edged lancet, who operates beautifully on the dead and tortures the living." β€” Nicholas Chamfort
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β€œWe know that ignoranc...

β€œWe know that ignorance is bliss because awareness is torture.” - Somedude
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β€œIt is silliness to live when to live...

β€œIt is silliness to live when to live is torture, and then have we a prescription to die when death is our physicianβ€œ
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"The aim of torture is to destroy a person as...

"The aim of torture is to destroy a person as a human being, to destroy their identity and soul. It is more evil than murder." - Inge Genefke
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Torture of the flesh is only temporary and...

Torture of the flesh is only temporary and goes away when you die, but torture of the heart by an evil woman can scar your very soul.
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"If you torture the data ...

"If you torture the data long enough, it will confess to anything." β€” Darrell Huff
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"If you torture the d...

"If you torture the data long enough, it will confess." β€”Ronald Coase
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"It is inexcusable for scientists to tortu...

"It is inexcusable for scientists to torture animals; let them make their experiments on journalists and politicians." - Henrik Ibsen
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"The more you try to avoid suffering, the more you suffer, because smaller and more ins...

"The more you try to avoid suffering, the more you suffer, because smaller and more insignificant things begin to torture you, in proportion to your fear of being hurt. The one who does most to avoid suffering is, in the end, the one who suffers most." - Thomas Merton
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"I don't believe in an afterlife, so I don't have to spend my whole li...

"I don't believe in an afterlife, so I don't have to spend my whole life fearing hell, or fearing heaven even more. For whatever the tortures of hell, I think the boredom of heaven would be even worse." - Isaac Asimov
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A man so painfully in love is c...

A man so painfully in love is capable of self torture beyond belief. - John Steinbeck, East of Eden
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The people who kill and torture and tell lies in the name of their sacred causes, ...

The people who kill and torture and tell lies in the name of their sacred causes, these are never the publicans and the sinners. No, they're the virtuous, respectable men, who have the finest feelings, the best brains, the noblest ideals. ALDOUS HUXLEY
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"Only In America Can You Be Pro-Dea...

"Only In America Can You Be Pro-Death Penalty, Pro-Torture... And Still Call Yourself Pro-Life." - John Fugelsang
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"If the Party could thrust its hand into the past and say o...

"If the Party could thrust its hand into the past and say of this or that event, it never happenedβ€”that, surely, was more terrifying than mere torture and death." - George Orwell, 1984
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"...man is a subjec...

"...man is a subject caught in and tortured by language." - Lacan
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What horrific beasts l...

What horrific beasts loom beneath a single tortured blink - Zachary Hanson
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"Men do not accept their prophets and slay th...

"Men do not accept their prophets and slay them, but they love their martyrs and worship those whom they have tortured to death." - Dostoevsky
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"Marriage, all in all, is a cow...

"Marriage, all in all, is a cowardly method that tries to subdue love through torture." - Kyoka Izumi
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"The more you try to avoid suffering, the more you suffer, because smaller and more ins...

"The more you try to avoid suffering, the more you suffer, because smaller and more insignificant things begin to torture you, in proportion to your fear of being hurt. The one who does most to avoid suffering is, in the end, the one who suffers most." - Thomas Merton
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"I have long held the opinion that the amount of noise that anyone...

"I have long held the opinion that the amount of noise that anyone can bear undisturbed stands in inverse proportion to his mental capacity … Noise is a torture to intellectual people" - Arthur Schopenhauer
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"I can't fucking escape my though...

"I can't fucking escape my thoughts. Do you know what is like to be tortured by your own mind?" - Unknown
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A lot of guys don't want to lift those weights. It's like going to ...

A lot of guys don't want to lift those weights. It's like going to the gym everyday. It's brutal. Your blessing in life is when you find the torture you're comfortable with. - Jerry Seinfeld on writing comedy
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The ability not to feel bad must be quite the gift. People like me can't torture...

The ability not to feel bad must be quite the gift. People like me can't torture ourselves or we end up swinging from the end of a rope. But to have no empathy is a straight up mental illness COMBINED with an almost infinite evil.----Larry A. Sneed
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In finding your passion... "your bless...

In finding your passion... "your blessing in life is when you find the torture you're comfortable with." ~ Jerry Seinfeld
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"Your blessing in life is whe...

"Your blessing in life is when you find the torture you're comfortable with" - Jerry Seinfeld
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"No healthy man, in his secret heart, is content with his destiny. He is tortur...

"No healthy man, in his secret heart, is content with his destiny. He is tortured by dreams and images as a child is tortured by the thought of a state of existence in which it would live in a candy store and have two stomachs." - H.L. Mencken
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"IF you torture a single chicken and are caught, you’re likely t...

"IF you torture a single chicken and are caught, you’re likely to be arrested. If you scald thousands of chickens alive, you’re an industrialist who will be lauded for your acumen." -Nicholas Kristof
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"Love is a ...

"Love is a reciprocal torture." - Proust
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"Even the one who conceals everything equally and purely cannot suppress one's...

"Even the one who conceals everything equally and purely cannot suppress one's original sins, The angles shower their cruelty and vanish away as if to torture us. And we are able only to shiver with fear of their presence" - Vincent Valentine
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"Don't torture yourself. The only reality ...

"Don't torture yourself. The only reality is right here, right now. The past only exists because you think about it." - Devlyn Steele
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"One is the torturer and the tortured. The torturer is in the wrong beca...

"One is the torturer and the tortured. The torturer is in the wrong because he believes he’s not taking part in the suffering; the tortured is in the wrong because he believes he’s not taking part in the guilt.” Schopenhauer
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