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Youth does not require reasons for living, it only needs pretexts. — Jos

We excuse our sloth under the pretext of difficulty. — Quintilian

Disturbances in society are never more fearful than when those who are stirring up the trouble can use the pretext of religion to mask their true designs. — Denis Diderot

It is wrong to try to avoid the struggle against imperialism under the pretext that independence and revolution are important, but that peace is still more precious. — Kim Il-sung

Never has any one been less a priest than Jesus, never a greater enemy of forms, which stifle religion under the pretext of protecting it. By this we are all his disciples and his successors; by this he has laid the eternal foundation-stone of true religion; and if religion is essential to humanity, he has by this deserved the Divine rank the world has accorded him. — Ernest Renan

Hatred is the vice of narrow souls; they feed it with all their littleness, and make it the pretext of base tyrannies. — Honore de Balzac

The newspaper that obstructs the law on a trivial pretext, for money's sake, is a dangerous enemy to the public weal.That awful power, the public opinion of a nation, is created in America by a horde of ignorant, self-complacent simpletons who failed at ditching and shoemaking and fetched up in journalism on their way to the poorhouse. — Mark Twain

However fiercely opposed one may be to the present order, an old respect for the idea of order itself often prevents people from distinguishing between order and those who stand for order, and leads them in practice to respect individuals under the pretext of respecting order itself. — Antonin Artaud