quote by Geronimo

The soldiers never explained to the government when an Indian was wronged, but reported the misdeeds of the Indians.

— Geronimo

Attractive Misdeeds quotations

Should one permit an infidel to continue in his role as a Corrupter of the Earth, the moral suffering of the infidel will be all the worse. Should one kill the infidel, and this stops him from perpetrating his misdeeds, his death will be a blessing to him.


Every minute you are thinking of evil, you might have been thinking of good instead. Refuse to pander to a morbid interest in your own misdeeds. Pick yourself up, be sorry, shake yourself, and go on again.

Which is better: to have fun with fungi or to have Idiocy with ideology, to have wars because of words, to have tomorrow's misdeeds out of yesterday's miscreeds?

Think about it: what weakens us is feeling offended by the deeds and misdeeds of our fellow men. Our self-importance requires that we spend most of our lives offended by someone.

It is part of the human nature always to judge others very severely and,when the wind turns against us,always to find an excuse for our own misdeeds,or to blame someone else for our mistakes.


Among the many misdeeds of the British rule in India, history will look upon the act depriving a whole nation of arms as the blackest.

Refrain from doing ill; for one all powerful reason, lest our children should copy our misdeeds; we are all too prone to imitate whatever is base and depraved.

A belligerent state permits itself every such misdeed, every such act of violence, as would disgrace the individual.

It is found by experience that admirable laws and right precedents among the good have their origin in the misdeeds of others.

My misdeeds are accidental happenings and merely the result of having been in the wrong bar or bed at the wrong time, say most days between midday and midnight.


If it's true that every seven years each cell in your body dies and is replaced, then I have truly inherited my life from a dead man; and the misdeeds of those times have been forgiven, and are buried with his bones.

An act of justice closes the book on a misdeed; an act of vengeance writes one of its own

All humanity is one undivided and indivisible family.

I cannot detach myself from the wickedest soul.

Imprudence gets us into more trouble than actual misdeeds do.

We may gamble on outsmarting the law;

we may even gamble on the leniency of man and the mercy of God-but no man ever won a gamble with his own conscience. Even should he think he has beaten his conscience into submission, his misdeeds still leave their mark upon him. Anyone who gambles against this fact has already lost his gamble.


A society is always eager to cover misdeeds with a cloak of forgetfulness, but no society can fully repress an ugly past when the ravages persist into the present. America owes a debt of justice which it has only begun to pay.

Independently of its misdeeds, the mere power, - the bare existence of such a power, - is a thing irreconcilable with the nature and spirit of our institutions.

In the long run, every man will pay the penalty for this own misdeeds.

A strong and well-constituted man digests his experiences (deeds and misdeeds all included) just as he digests his meats, even when he has some tough morsels to swallow.

He who fills His pockets with the Rocks of Misdeeds shall surely sink in the River of Good Fortune.


God is going to punish the white man for his misdeeds toward black people.

Somewhere down the line everyone must pay for their misdeeds.

Let us learn from the English rulers the simple fact that the oppressors are blind to the enormity of their own misdeeds.

To sit home, read one's favorite paper, and scoff at the misdeeds of the men who do things is easy, but it is markedly ineffective. It is what evil men count upon the good men's doing.

Some of mankind's most terrible misdeeds have been committed under the spell of certain magic words or phrases.


Those whose hardships are set forth in pamphlets and proclaimed in sermons and speeches which echo throughout society, are assumed to be all worthy souls, grievously wronged; and none of them are thought of as bearing the penalties of their misdeeds.

We do not believe in the notion of God's chosen people.

We laugh at this people's fancies and weep over its misdeeds. To act as God's chosen people is not only stupid and arrogant, but a crime against humanity. We call it racism.

Some of mankind's most terrible misdeeds have been committed under the spell of certain magic words or phrases.

Many of the ugly pages of American history have been obscured and forgotten.

...America owes a debt of justice which it has only begun to pay. If it loses the will to finish or slackens in its determination, history will recall its crimes and the country that would be great will lack the most indispensable element of greatness-justice.

It is so often on the name of a misdeed that a life goes to pieces, not the nameless and personal action itself, which was perhaps a perfectly definite necessity of that life and would have been absorbed by it without effort.


The Raven's house is built with reeds, — Sing woe, and alas is me! And the Raven's couch is spread with weeds, High on the hollow tree; And the Raven himself, telling his beads In penance for his past misdeeds, Upon the top I see.

Many of the ugly pages of American history have been obscured and forgotten

Weapons may be carried by creatures who are evil, dishonest, violent or lazy.

The true warrior is good, gentle and honest. His bravery comes from within himself; he learns to conquer his own fears and misdeeds. —Matthias

A strong and secure man digests his experiences (deeds and misdeeds alike) just as he digests his meat, even when he has some bits to swallow.