95 Banishment Quotes To Inspire You

Following is our list of banishment quotations and slogans full of insightful wisdom and perspective about what is banishment mean.

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Top 10 Banishment Quotes (BEST)

  1. We cannot have real independence unless the people banish the touch-me-not spirit from their hearts. — Mahatma Gandhi
  2. Confront the dark parts of yourself, and work to banish them with illumination and forgiveness. Your willingness to wrestle with your demons will cause your angels to sing. — August Wilson
  3. Pernicious weed! whose scent the fair annoys, Unfriendly to society's chief joys: Thy worst effect is banishing for hours The sex whose presence civilizes ours. — William Cowper
  4. By banishing doubt and trusting your intuitive feelings, you clear a space for the power of intention to flow through. — Wayne Dyer
  5. A church is in a bad way when it banishes laughter from the sanctuary and leaves it to the cabaret, the nightclub and the toastmasters. — Helmut Thielicke
  6. Modern invention has banished the spinning wheel, and the same law of progress makes the woman of today a different woman from her grandmother. — Susan B. Anthony
  7. Banish, therefore, from thy heart the distractions of earth and turn thine eyes to spiritual joys, that thou mayest learn at last to repose in the light of the contemplation of God. — Albertus Magnus
  8. We must send the message that if you use illegal drugs, you will pay the ultimate price by not playing an entire season. And if you get caught again, you will be banished for life. — Jim Bunning
  9. Absence from those we love is self from self - a deadly banishment. — William Shakespeare
  10. Five enemies of peace inhabit with us - avarice, ambition, envy, anger, and pride; if these were to be banished, we should infallibly enjoy perpetual peace. — Petrarch

The Most Famous Banishment Quotes

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Our ancestors... purged their guilt by banishment, not death. And by so doing, they stopped that endless vicious cycle of murder and revenge. — Euripides

I am an exile; but it is the fault that pains; The punishment is nought; that it is deserved Is all the pain. — Ovid

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Forgetfulness leads to exile while remembrance is the secret of redemption. — Baal Shem Tov

An Irishman needs three things : silence, cunnning, and exile. — James Joyce

Censure pardons the ravens but rebukes the doves. [The innocent are punished and the wicked escape.] — Juvenal

Exile is terrible to those who have, as it were, a circumscribed habitation; but not to those who look upon the whole globe but as one city. — Marcus Tullius Cicero

Life itself is an exile. The way home is not the way back. — Colin Wilson

What exile from his country is able to escape from himself? — Horace

Homosexuality in Russia is a crime and the punishment is seven years in prison, locked up with the other men. There is a three year waiting list. — Yakov Smirnoff

If you had not committed great sins, God would not have sent a punishment like me upon you. — Genghis Khan

Short Banishment Quotes

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  • The punishment can be remitted; the crime is everlasting. — Ovid
  • I have loved justice and hated iniquity: therefore I die in exile. — Pope Gregory VII
  • Seeking to forget makes exile all the longer; the secret of redemption lies in remembrance. — Richard von Weizsaecker
  • There is no immunity from the consequences of sin; punishment is swift and sure to one and all. — Hosea Ballou
  • Having departed from your house, turn not back; for the furies will be your attendants. — Pythagoras
  • Only the mind cannot be sent into exile. — Ovid
  • Guilt: punishing yourself before God doesn't. — Alan Cohen
  • Punishment renders autonomy of conscience impossible. — Jean Piaget
  • Punishment closely follows guilt as its companion. — Horace
  • This is his first punishment, that by the verdict of his own heart no guilty man is acquitted. — Juvenal

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Romeo Quotes

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Don't waste your love on somebody, who doesn't value it. — William Shakespeare

My love is deep; the more I give to thee, the more I have, both are infinite. — William Shakespeare

What light through yonder window breaks? — William Shakespeare

My only love sprung from my only hate. — William Shakespeare

You are a lover. Borrow Cupid's wings and soar with them above a common bound. — William Shakespeare

If love be blind, love cannot hit the mark — Sayings

So shows a snowy dove trooping with crows As yonder lady o'er her fellows shows. — William Shakespeare

Love moderately; long love doth so; too swift arrives as tardy as too slow. — William Shakespeare

Young men's love then lies not truly in their hearts, but in their eyes. — William Shakespeare

These violent delights have violent ends. — William Shakespeare

Revenge Quotes

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Weak people revenge. Strong people forgive. Intelligent People Ignore. — Albert Einstein

The best revenge is to improve yourself. — Ali ibn Abi Talib

May God keep you away from the venom of the cobra, the teeth of the tiger, and the revenge of the Afghans. — Alexander The Great

The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury. — Marcus Aurelius

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No more tears now; I will think about revenge. — Mary, Queen of Scots

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Before you embark on a journey of revenge, dig two graves. — Confucius

Hatred, revenge, bitterness - these are negative emotions. The person harbouring those emotions suffers more. — Ahmed Kathrada

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Success is the best revenge. — Kanye West

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The best revenge is massive success. — Frank Sinatra

Bitterness is the coward's revenge on the world for having been hurt. — Zora Neale Hurston

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More Banishment Quotes

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Write with your eyes like painters, with your ears like musicians, with your feet like dancers. You are the truthsayer with quill and torch. Write with your tongues of fire. Don't let the pen banish you from yourself. — Gloria E. Anzaldúa

By May, 1st, 1937, there should not be one single church left within the borders of Soviet Russia, and the idea of God will have been banished from the Soviet Union as a remnant of the Middle Ages, which has been used for the purpose of oppressing the working classes. — Joseph Stalin

I go in solitude, so as not to drink out of everybody's cistern. When I am among the many I live as the many do, and I do not think I really think; after a time it always seems as if they want to banish myself from myself and rob me of my soul. — Friedrich Nietzsche

Learn to reverence night and to put away the vulgar fear of it, for, with the banishment of night from the experience of man, there vanishes as well a religious emotion, a poetic mood, which gives depth to the adventure of humanity. — Henry Beston

It's been a while since I last played Factorio, but I can't stop thinking about it, and of the entire economy as being an MMORPG version of it. Factory Town, RimWorld, Banished, Dawn of Man etc are all great too but somehow pack less long-term punch. — Andrej Karpathy

You ask me whether I am in good spirits. How could I not be so? As long as Faith gives me strength I will always be joyful. Sadness ought to be banished from Catholic souls... the purpose for which we have been created shows us the path; even if strewn with many thorns, it is not a sad path. It is joyful even in the face of sorrow. — Pier Giorgio Frassati

Republics are created by the virtue, public spirit, and intelligence of the citizens. They fall, when the wise are banished from the public councils, because they dare to be honest, and the profligate are rewarded, because they flatter the people, in order to betray them. — Joseph Story

And though my Lord hath lost his estate and been banished out of his country, yet neither despised poverty nor pinching necessity could make him break the bonds of friendship or weaken his loyal duty. — Margaret Cavendish

Measure your health by your sympathy with morning and spring. If there is no response in you to the awakening of nature --if the prospect of an early morning walk does not banish sleep, if the warble of the first bluebird does not thrill you --know that the morning and spring of your life are past. Thus may you feel your pulse. — Henry David Thoreau

The supreme crime of the church to-day is that everywhere and in all its operations and influences it is on the side of sloth of mind; that it banishes brains, it sanctifies stupidity, it canonizes incompetence. — Upton Sinclair

An intimate relationship does not banish loneliness. Only when we are comfortable with who we are can we truly function independently in a healthy way, can we truly function within a relationship. Two halves do not make a whole when it comes to a healthy relationship: it takes two wholes. — Patricia L. Fry

It is a fact that unless children are brought up in the nurture and admonition of the Lord, they, and the society which they constitute or control, will go to destruction. Consequently, when a state resolves that religious instruction shall be banished from the schools and other literary institutions, it virtually resolves on self-destruction. — Charles Hodge

Five enemies of peace inhabit with us -- avarice, ambition, envy, anger, and pride; if these were to be banished, we should infallibly enjoy perpetual peace. — Francesco Petrarch

Four specters haunt the Poor -- Old Age, Accident, Sickness and Unemployment. We are going to exorcise them. We are going to drive hunger from the hearth. We mean to banish the workhouse from the horizon of every workman in the land. — David Lloyd George

If you banish fear, nothing terribly bad can happen to you. — Margaret Bourke-White

All of us should banish hateful communications and practice civility for differences of opinion. — Dallin H. Oaks

The ordinary response to atrocities is to banish them from consciousness. Certain violations of the social compact are too terrible to utter aloud: this is the meaning of the word unspeakable. — Judith Lewis Herman

Fear cannot be banished, but it can be calm and without panic; it can be mitigated by reason and evaluation. — Vannevar Bush

Fear must be entirely banished. The purified soul will fear nothing. — Plotinus

The rising sun can dispel the darkness of night, but it cannot banish the blackness of malice, hatred, bigotry, and selfishness from the hearts of humanity. — David O. Mckay

But anyone who believes that the eternal issue of war and peace in Europe has been permanently laid to rest could be making a monumental error. The demons haven't been banished; they are merely sleeping, as the wars in Bosnia and Kosovo have shown us. — Jean-Claude Juncker

I am not afraid of being sued by white businessmen. In fact, I should welcome such a lawsuit. It would do the cause much good. Let us banish fear. We have been in this mental state for three centuries. I am a radical. I am ready to act, if I can find brave men to help me. — Carter G. Woodson

Another fresh new year is here. Another year to live! To Banish worry, doubt and fear, to love and give — William Arthur Ward

Resign every forbidden joy; restrain every wish that is not referred to God's will; banish all eager desires, all anxiety; desire only the will of God; seek him alone and supremely, and you will find peace. — Francois FeNelon

We need the books that affect us like a disaster, that grieve us deeply, like the death of someone we loved more than ourselves, like being banished into forests far from everyone, like a suicide. A book must be the axe for the frozen sea inside us. — Franz Kafka

Human relationships are about communicating. Business jargon should be banished in favor of simple English. Simplicity is a sign of truth and a criterion of beauty. Complexity can be a way of hiding the truth. — Helena Rubinstein

The young think that failure is the Siberian end of the line, banishment from all the living, and tend to do what I then did - which was to hide. — James Baldwin

Learn to reverence night and to put away the vulgar fear of it. — Henry Beston

It seemed to me that one should make an effort to banish artificial classifications from chemistry and begin to assign to each element the place it must occupy in the natural order by comparing it in succession to others. — Andre-Marie Ampere

To banish imperfection is to destroy expression, to check exertion, to paralyze vitality. — John Ruskin

We cannot banish dangers, but we can banish fears. We must not demean life by standing in awe of death. — David Sarnoff

The flowery style is not unsuitable to public speeches or addresses, which amount only to compliment. The lighter beauties are in their place when there is nothing more solid to say; but the flowery style ought to be banished from a pleading, a sermon, or a didactic work. — Voltaire

I doubt that the evil spirits of the past, under which we in Europe have already suffered more than enough this century, have been banished for ever. — Helmut Kohl

Slaying dragons, melting witches, and banishing demons is all fun and games until someone loses a sidekick—then it’s personal. The bad guy isn’t just the “bad guy” anymore, he’s the BAD GUY! — Michael J. Sullivan

Hadst thou no poison mixed, no sharp-ground knife, No sudden mean of death, though ne'er so mean, But 'banished' to kill me--'banished'? O friar, the damned use that word in hell; Howling attends it! How hast thou the heart, Being a divine, a ghostly confessor, A sin-absolver, and my friend professed, To mangle me with that word 'banished'? — William Shakespeare

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