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Persecution

It is a very rare man who does not victimize the helpless.

James Baldwin (1924-1987) African-American writer.

The history of persecution is a history of endeavors to cheat nature, to make water run up hill, to twist a rope of sand.

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882) U.S. poet, essayist and lecturer.

Persecution is a tribute the great must always pay for preeminence.

Oliver Goldsmith (1728-1774) Irish writer, poet, and physician.

That which corrodes the souls of the persecuted is the monstrous inner agreement with the prevailing prejudice against them.

Eric Hoffer (1902-1983) American philosopher and author.

Yes great people are always subject to persecution and always getting into straits.

Friedrich Schiller (1759-1805) German dramatist, poet and historian.

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