quote by Marcus Tullius Cicero

The Jews belong to a dark and repulsive force. One knows how numerous this clique is, how they stick together and what power they exercise through their unions. They are a nation of rascals and deceivers.

— Marcus Tullius Cicero

Most Powerful Rascals quotations

Everything depends on whether we have for opponents those French tricksters or those daring rascals, the English. I prefer the English. Frequently their daring can only be described as stupidity. In their eyes it may be pluck and daring.

The test of love is in how one relates not to saints and scholars but to rascals.

Just take them rascals [rapists, killers, child abusers] out in the swamp / Put 'em on their knees and tie 'em to a stump / Let the rattlers and the bugs and the alligators do the rest.

Religious persecutors are not believers, they are rascals.

A clergyman is one who feels himself called upon to live without working at the expense of the rascals who work to live.

Electronics were rascals, and they lay awake nights trying to find some way to screw you during the day. You could not reason with them. They had a brain and intestines, but no heart.

Make yourself an honest man, and then you may be sure there is one less rascal in the world.

Of all the human qualities, the one I admire the most is competence.

A tailor who is really able to cut and fit a coat seems to me an admirable man, and by the same token a university professor who knows little or nothing of the thing he presumes to teach seems to me to be a fraud and a rascal.

My seat has been the seat of kings, and I will have no rascal to succeed me.

I do not know what the heart of a rascal may be, but I know what is in the heart of an honest man; it is horrible.

Instead, the two parties should be almost identical, so that the American people can throw the rascals out at any election without leading to any profound or extensive shifts in policy.

In order to become a great man, one must first be a great rascal.

Self-denial is not a virtue, it is only the effect of prudence on rascality.

Unfortunately, you can’t vote the rascals out, because you never voted them in, in the first place

There is something wrong in a government where they who do the most have the least. There is something wrong when honesty wears a rag, and rascality a robe; when the loving, the tender, east a crust, while the infamous sit at banquets.

Me, I'm still a rascal. Inside, I am still the kid I was. He guides me everyday.

Power will go to the hands of rascals, rogues, freebooters;

all Indian leaders will be of low calibre & men of straw. They will have sweet tongues & silly hearts. They will fight amongst themselves for power & India will be lost in political squabbles. A day would come when even air & water would be taxed in India.

I am called a dog because I fawn on those who give me anything, I yelp at those who refuse, and I set my teeth in rascals.

Every rascal is not a thief, but every thief is a rascal.

As a single withered tree, if set aflame, causes a whole forest to burn, so does a rascal son destroy a whole family.

When I was a teenager, my biggest lessons came from Kenny Chesney, Tim McGraw, George Strait, Rascal Flatts and Brad Paisley. I learned so much from opening up for those artists, and it also taught me how to treat your opening acts and make them feel like they're part of a family, not just a tour.

Rascals, do you want to live forever?

You take those little rascals, talk to them good, pat them on the back, let them think they are good, and they will go out and beat the biguns.

Those most moved to tears by every word of a preacher are generally weak and a rascal when the feelings evaporate.

You always fall for the rascal or the guy who's got a little bit of the devil in him. You can't help it.

We are irritated by rascals, intolerant of fools, and prepared to love the rest. But where are they?

They were indeed great rascals, and belonged to that class of people who find things before they are lost.

I am bewitched with the rogue's company.

If the rascal have not given me medicines to make me love him, I'll be hanged.

Each party steals so many articles of faith from the other, and the candidates spend so much time making each other's speeches, that by the time election day is past there is nothing much to do save turn the sitting rascals out and let a new gang in.

The Christians say, that among the ancient Jews, if you committed a crime you had to kill a sheep. Now they say 'charge it.' 'Put it on the slate.' The Savior will pay it. In this way, rascality is sold on credit, and the credit system in morals, as in business, breeds extravagance.

I went through the usual stages: imp, rascal, scalawag, whippersnapper.

And, of course, after that it's just a small step to full-blown sociopath.

I was in the back of the car with my girlfriend, the Rascals came on the radio and I realized their song was sexier than the sex I was trying to have.

Yeah, Dizzee Rascal is a huge influence on what I'm doing.

I learnt a lot from him even though he's younger than me.

Wit is the most rascally, contemptible, beggarly thing on the face of the earth.