quote by Saadat Hasan Manto

Hindustan had become free. Pakistan had become independent soon after its inception but man was still slave in both these countries -- slave of prejudice … slave of religious fanaticism … slave of barbarity and inhumanity.

— Saadat Hasan Manto

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Imperious, choleric, irascible, extreme in everything, with a dissolute imagination the like of which has never been seen, atheistic to the point of fanaticism, there you have me in a nutshell, and kill me again or take me as I am, for I shall not change.

All fanaticism is repressed doubt.

What will happen once the authentic mass man takes over, we do not know yet, although it may be a fair guess that he will have more in common with the meticulous, calculated correctness of Himmler than with the hysterical fanaticism of Hitler, will more resemble the stubborn dullness of Molotov than the sensual vindictive cruelty of Stalin.

My crime is that I will not go with the multitude to do evil.

My singularity is that when I say that freedom is of God and slavery is of the devil, I mean just what I say. My fanaticism is that I insist on the American people abolishing slavery, or ceasing to prate on the rights of man.

If the freedom of religion, guaranteed to us by law in theory, can ever rise in practice under the overbearing inquisition of public opinion, [then and only then will truth]prevail over fanaticism.

Today's terrorism is not the product of a traditional history of anarchism, nihilism, or fanaticism. It is instead the contemporary partner of globalization.

There are no forces on this planet more dangerous to all of us than the fanaticisms of fundamentalism.

Muslims are the first victims of Islam.

Many times I have observed in my travels in the Orient that fanaticism comes from a small number of dangerous men who maintain the others in the practice of religion by terror. To liberate the Muslim from his religion is the best service one can render him.

From fanaticism to barbarism is only one step.

Which is more dangerous: fanaticism or atheism? Fanaticism is certainly a thousand times more deadly; for atheism inspires no bloody passion whereas fanaticism does; atheism is opposed to crime and fanaticism causes crimes to be committed.

In morals, what begins in fear usually ends in wickedness;

in religion, what begins in fear usually ends in fanaticism. Fear, either as a principle or a motive, is the beginning of all evil.

A celibate clergy is an especially good idea, because it tends to suppress any hereditary propensity toward fanaticism.

It may be possible to fight intolerance, stupidity, and fanaticism seperately, but when they come together there is no hope.

Time and again we see leaders and members of religions incite aggression, fanaticism, hate, and xenophobia - even inspire and legitimate violent and bloody conflicts.

As a musician I tell you that if you were to suppress adultery, fanaticism, crime, evil, the supernatural, there would no longer be the means for writing one note.

The interval between the decay of the old and the formation and establishment of the new constitutes a period of transition which must always necessarily be one of uncertainty, confusion, error, and wild and fierce fanaticism.

There can be no fanatics in the cause of genuine liberty.

Fanaticism is excessive zeal. There may be, and have been fanatics in false religion; in the bloody religions of the heathen.

I believe in evil. It is the property of all those who are certain of truth. Despair and fanaticism are only differing manifestations of evil.

Religion without philosophy is sentiment, or sometimes fanaticism, while philosophy without religion is mental speculation.

What is fanaticism today is the fashionable creed tomorrow, and trite as the multiplication table a week after.

Am I a criminal? The world knows I'm not a criminal.

What are they trying to put me in jail for? You've lost common sense in this society because of religious fanaticism and dogma.

Theological religion is the source of all imaginable follies and disturbances.

It is the parent of fanaticism and civil discord; it is the enemy of mankind.

The Bible parable says that while men slept, the enemy sowed tares among the wheat. A boy who rises at 4:30 to deliver papers is considered a go-getter, but to urge our young people to rise at 5:30 to pray is considered fanaticism. We must once again wear the harness of discipline. There is no other way.

Anyone who takes his faith seriously and speaks in behalf of Christ and His kingdom will be accused of fanaticism at some point.

The opposite of compromise is not integrity.

The opposite of compromise is not idealism. The opposite of compromise is fanaticism and death.

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Woodrow Wilson - American politician whose foreign policy ideas were driven by religious fanaticism. Many conservatives have attacked Wilson for his role in expanding the

French Revolution - On 1 October Barère repeated his plea to subdue the Vendée: "refuge of fanaticism, where priests have raised their altars". On 9 October the Convention

Hinduism - quoting Peter Hardy Eaton 2000a, p. 62: "A dangerously plausible picture of fanaticism, vandalism and villainy on the part of the Indo-Muslim conquerors and

Fanaticism obliterates the feelings of humanity.

When I remember thee in days to come, O Jerusalem, it will not be with pleasure.

The musty deposits of 2,000 years of inhumanity, intolerance, and uncleanliness lie in the foul-smelling alleys... The amiable dreamer of Nazareth has only contributed to increasing the hatred... What superstition and fanaticism on every side!

To fight tyranny and oppression by using tyrannical and oppressive means, to combat a single-minded and ruthless fanaticism by becoming equally fanatical and ruthless, will not further the cause of justice or bring about a meaningful democracy. It can only prolong the cycle of violence.

Fanaticism, to which men are so much inclined, has always served not only to render them more brutalized but more wicked.

One would think that a system loaded with such gross and vulgar absurdities as Scripture religion is could never have obtained credit; yet we have seen what priestcraft and fanaticism can do, and credulity believe.

Where there is hunger there is no hope.

There is only desolation and pain. Hunger nurtures violence and fanaticism. A world where people starve will never be safe

This fanaticism is what feeds terrorism.

And this is precisely why Muslims must play an active role in opposing hate sermons and incitement to terrorism and extremism in their mosques.

The point is, there is no feasible excuse for what are, for what we have made of ourselves. We have chosen to put profits before people, money before morality, dividends before decency, fanaticism before fairness, and our own trivial comforts before the unspeakable agonies of others

Criticism alone can sever the root of materialism, fatalism, atheism, free-thinking, fanaticism, and superstition, which can be injurious universally; as well as of idealism and skepticism, which are dangerous chiefly to the Schools, and hardly allow of being handed on to the public.

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