65 Scourge Quotes : Scourge Sayings In Life

These scourge quotes will inspire you. Scourge, to beat someone with a whip or a whip used as an instrument of punishment.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging scourge quotes, scourge sayings, and scourge proverbs.

Best Scourge Quotes

  1. “I am extremely proud of my service with the government and my efforts to help safeguard public health and protect our country against the scourge of offensive biological warfare.” ~ Steven Hatfill
  2. “War is the greatest plague that can afflict humanity, it destroys religion, it destroys states, it destroys families. Any scourge is preferable to it.” ~ Martin Luther
  3. “…let us recognize that extreme poverty anywhere is a threat to human security everywhere. Let us recall that poverty is a denial of human rights. For the first time in history, in this age of unprecedented wealth and technical prowess, we have the power to save humanity from this shameful scourge. Let us summon the will to do it.” ~ Kofi Annan
  4. “I abhor war and view it as the greatest scourge of mankind.” ~ Thomas Jefferson

  5. “War is the greatest plague that can afflict mankind… Any scourge is preferable to it.” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
  6. “Pray often, for prayer is a shield to the soul, a sacrifice to God, and a scourge for Satan.” ~ John Bunyan
  7. “Though the dungeon, the scourge, and the executioner be absent, the guilty mind can apply the goad and scorch with blows.” ~ Lucretius
  8. “The dual scourge of hunger and malnutrition will be truly vanquished not only when granaries are full, but also when people’s basic health needs are met and women are given their rightful role in societies” ~ Gro Harlem Brundtland

  9. “Corruption is a major cause of poverty as well as a barrier to overcoming it. The two scourges feed off each other, locking their populations in a cycle of misery. Corruption must be vigorously addressed if aid is to make a real difference in freeing people from poverty.” ~ Peter Eigen
  10. “It is not power that corrupts but fear.” ~ Aung San Suu Kyi
  11. “We are going to scourge the Third Reich from end to end. We are bombing Germany city by city and ever more terribly in order to make it impossible for her to go in with the war. That is our object, and we shall pursue it relentlessly.” ~ Sir Arthur Harris, 1st Baronet
  12. “Meth is a major problem not only in our urban areas, but in most of the rural areas of Colorado. No region has been immune from this scourge and it is getting larger.” ~ Ken Salazar

  13. “Fondly do we hope, ferverently do we pray, that this mighty scourge of war may speedily pass away.” ~ Abraham Lincoln
  14. “The most absurd apology for authority and law is that they serve to diminish crime. Aside from the fact that the State is itself the greatest criminal, breaking every written and natural law, stealing in the form of taxes, killing in the form of war and capital punishment, it has come to an absolute standstill in coping with crime. It has failed utterly to destroy or even minimize the horrible scourge of its own creation.” ~ Emma Goldman
  15. “We must rid the world of the scourge of these agents of death and destruction” ~ Boutros Boutros-Ghali
  16. “Daughter of Jove, relentless power, Thou tamer of the human breast, Whose iron scourge and tort’ring hour The bad affright, afflict the best!” ~ Thomas Gray

  17. “Earth bears no balsams for mistakes;
    Men crown the knave, and scourge the tool
    That did his will: but thou, O Lord,
    Be merciful to me, a fool.” ~ Edward Rowland Sill
  18. “Our virtues, as well as our vices, are often scourges for our own backs.” ~ Mary Elizabeth Braddon
  19. “Cassius Clay must be beaten and the Black Muslims’ scourge removed from boxing.” ~ Floyd Patterson
  20. “The AIDS epidemic, rather than being a scourge, is a welcome development in the inevitable reduction of human population… If it didn’t exist, radical environmentalists would have to invent it.” ~ David Foreman

  21. “y feelings as a Christian points me to my Lord and Savior as a fighter. It points me to the man who once in loneliness, surrounded by a few followers, recognized these Jews for what they were and summoned men to fight against them and who, God’s truth! was greatest not as a sufferer but as a fighter. In boundless love as a Christian and as a man I read through the passage which tells us how the Lord at last rose in His might and seized the scourge to drive out of the Temple the brood of vipers and adders.” ~ Adolf Hitler , Lord scourge quotes
  22. “England is, after all, the land where children are beaten, wives and babies bashed, football hooligans crunch, and Miss Whip and Miss Lash ply their trade as nowhere else in the western world.” ~ Colin MacInnes
  23. “Take any country that has laws against hate crimes, inspiring hatred and genocide and so on. The first thing they would do is ban the Old Testament. There’s nothing like it in the literary canon that exalts genocide, to that extent. And it’s not a joke either. Like where I live, New England, the people who liberated it from the native scourge were religious fundamentalist lunatics, who came waving the holy book, declaring themselves to be the children of Israel who are killing the Amalekites, like God told them.” ~ Noam Chomsky
  24. “the backlash convinced the public that women’s ‘liberation’ was the true contemporary American scourge – the source of an endless laundry list of personal, social, and economic problems.” ~ Susan Faludi

  25. “O memory, thou bitter sweet,–both a joy and a scourge!” ~ Madame de Stael
  26. “Do not pursue with the terrible scourge him who deserves a slight whip.
    [Lat., Ne scutica dignum horribili sectere flagello.]” ~ Horace
  27. “Necessity is the constant scourge of the lower classes, ennui of the higher ones.” ~ Arthur Schopenhauer
  28. “A blue-stocking is the scourge of her husband, children, friends, servants, and every one.
    [Fr., Une femme bel-esprit est le fleau de son mari, de ses enfants, de ses amis, de ses valets, et tout le monde.]” ~ Jean-Jacques Rousseau
  29. “In boundless love as a Christian and as a man I read through the passage which tells us how the Lord at last rose in His might and seized the scourge to drive out of the Temple the brood of vipers and of adders.” ~ Adolf Hitler

  30. “This must be a world of democracy and respect for human rights, a world freed from the horrors of poverty, hunger, deprivation and ignorance, relieved of the threat and the scourge of civil wars and external aggression and unburdened of the great tragedy of millions forced to become refugees.” ~ Nelson Mandela
  31. “I scourge both flesh and spirit because I know that I have offended in both flesh and spirit.” ~ Peter Damian
  32. “The country (England) which was called a nation of pirates in the years around 1600 would eventually become the pirates’ greatest scourge, not just in English waters but throughout the world.” ~ Peter Earle
  33. “Conscience, the executioner, shaking her secret scourge.” ~ Juvenal

  34. “A major cause of the Roman Empire’s decline, after six centuries of world dominance was its replacement of stone aqueducts by lead pipes for the transport and supply of drinking water. Roman engineers, the best in the world, turned their fellow citizens into cripples. Today our own “best and brightest,” with the best of intentions, achieve the same end through childhood vaccination programmes yielding the modern scourges of hyperactivity, learning disabilities, autism, appetite disorders, and impulsive violence.” ~ Harris L Coulter
  35. “Everywhere I go, I see very much the same thing. I see the same compassion for people who live half a world away. I see the same concern about events beyond these borders. And, increasingly, I see the same conviction that we can and we must join together to stop the scourge of AIDS and poverty.” ~ Edward de Bono
  36. “Yet, nearly 6 decades after the Holocaust concluded, Anti-Semitism still exists as the scourge of the world.” ~ Eliot Engel
  37. “This is the first generation in all of recorded history that can do something about the scourge of poverty. We have the means to do it. We can banish hunger from the face of the earth.” ~ Hubert H. Humphrey

  38. “You can do more than pray after you have prayed, but you cannot do more than pray until you have prayed. Pray often, for prayer is a shield to the soul, a sacrifice to God, and a scourge to Satan.” ~ John Bunyan
  39. “The last few centuries have seen the world freed from several scourges-slavery, for example; death by torture for heretics; and, most recently, smallpox. I am optimistic enough to believe that the next scourge to disappear will be large-scale warfare-killed by the existence and nonuse of nuclear weapons.” ~ Luis Walter Alvarez
  40. “Well, I will scourge those apes, And to these courteous eyes oppose a mirror, As large as is the stage whereon we act; Where they shall see the time’s deformity Anatomised in every nerve, and sinew, With constant courage, and contempt of fear.” ~ Ben Jonson
  41. “Here I am, your one man circus freak show, having bled out for mother Russia, having desperately tried to get to you, now on top of you with this scourge marks, and you, who used to love me, who was sympathized, internalized, normalized everything, you are not allowed to turn away from me….this is what I am going to look like until the day I die. I can’t get any peace from you ever unless you find away to make peace with this. Make peace with me. Or let me go for good.” ~ Paullina Simons
  42. “The tears that heal are also the tears that scald and scourge.” ~ Stephen King

  43. “for in the absence of God he had found Man. Man killing man, man helping man, both of them anonymous: the scourge and the blessing.” ~ Guillermo del Toro
  44. “The young mouse’s eyes snapped open, clear and bright. He swung the ancient sword high and struck at the giant adder. He struck for Redwall! He struck against evil! He struck for Martin! He struck for Log-a-Log and his shrews! He struck for dead Guosim! He struck as Methuselah would have wanted him to! He struck against Cluny the Scourge and tyranny! He struck out against Captain Snow’s ridicule! He struck for the world of light and freedom! He struck until his paws ached and the sword fell from them!” ~ Brian Jacques
  45. “Pride and curiosity are the two scourges of our souls. The latter prompts us to poke our noses into everything, and the former forbids us to leave anything unresolved and undecided.” ~ Michel de Montaigne

  46. “I am a Stormdancer! Mere metal is nothing compared with the power of a storm.” Kade made his voice boom and spread his arms wide. His eyes sparked with humor. “I. Am. Invincible.” “Until a happy wind blows,” I said. “Curse those sunny days.” “The bane of your existence.” “The scourge of society.” “The downfall of decency.” “And boring, too. Nothing like a good gale to put a spring in your step.” Kade grinned.” ~ Maria V. Snyder
  47. “I, Anita Blake, scourge of the undead-the human with more vampire kills than any other vampire executioner in the country-was dating a vampire. It was poetically ironic.” ~ Laurell K. Hamilton
  48. “For once the disease of reading has laid upon the system it weakens so that it falls an easy prey to that other scourge which dwells in the ink pot and festers in the quill. The wretch takes to writing.” ~ Virginia Woolf
  49. “It is not power that corrupts but fear. Fear of losing power corrupts those who wield it and fear of the scourge of power corrupts those who are subject to it.” ~ Aung San Suu Kyi

  50. “The gods are strange. It is not our vices only they make instruments to scourge us. They bring us to ruin through what in us is good, gentle, humane, loving.” ~ Oscar Wilde
  51. “No marvel if the worldling escape earthly afflictions. God corrects him not. He is base born and begot. God will not do him the favour to whip him. The world afflicts him not, because it loves him: for each man is indulgent to his own. God uses not the rod where He means to use the Word. The pillory or scourge is for those malefactors that shall escape execution.” ~ Joseph Hall
  52. “The earth has enough knowledge and resources to eradicate this ancient scourge. Hunger has plagued the world for thousands of years. But ending it is a greater moral imperative now than ever before, because for the first time humanity has the instruments at hand to defeat this cruel enemy at a very reasonable cost. We have the ability to provide food for all within the next three decades.” ~ George McGovern
  53. “The power of large corporations is still a scourge on the earth, but at least the arguments supporting them are undermined now.” ~ Rebecca Solnit

  54. “Together with international unity and resolve we can meet the challenge of this global scourge and work to bring about an international law of zero tolerance for terrorism.” ~ Manmohan Singh
  55. “We also recommit to supporting tribal self-determination, security, and prosperity for all Native Americans. While we cannot erase the scourges or broken promises of our past, we will move ahead together in writing a new, brighter chapter in our joint history.” ~ Barack Obama
  56. “Teenagers travel in droves, packs, swarms. … To the librarian, they’re a gaggle of geese. To the cook, they’re a scourge of locusts. To department stores, they’re a big beautiful exaltation of larks … all lovely and loose and jingly.” ~ Bernice Fitz-Gibbon
  57. “The blood of Christ stands not simply for the sting of sin on God but the scourge of God on sin, not simply for God’s sorrow over sin, but for God’s wrath on sin.” ~ Peter Forsyth

  58. “We had four years of world war which the peoples endured only because they were told that their sufferings would free humanity forever from the scourge of war.” ~ Arthur Henderson
  59. “Bad temper is its own scourge. Few things are more bitter than to feel bitter. A man’s venom poisons himself more than his victim.” ~ Charles Buxton
  60. “The influenza pandemic of 1918 may well be the greatest scourge ever to afflict humanity, exacting a death toll greater than all the wars of the 20th Century combined. The virus that wreaked this havoc apparently developed in birds, and then jumped to people. In other words, it was avian flu.” ~ David L. Katz
  61. “Malaria kills and its main victims are children and women. We can stop this scourge so people can live with dignity and go to work and school.” ~ Youssou N’Dour

  62. “Only yesterday mankind lived in fear of the scourges of smallpox, cholera and plague that once swept nations before them. Now our major concern is no longer with the disease organisms that once were omnipresent; sanitation, better living conditions, and new drugs have given us a high degree of control over infectious disease. Today we are concerned with a different kind of hazard that lurks in our environment-a hazard we ourselves have introduced into our world as our modern way of life has evolved.” ~ Rachel Carson
  63. “And Satan smiled, stretched out his hand, and said, “O War, of all the scourges of humanity, I crown you chief.” ~ James Weldon Johnson
  64. “The scourge of life, and death’s extreme disgrace, The smoke of hell,–that monster called Paine.” ~ Philip Sidney
  65. “You talk of our having an idea; we do not have an idea. The idea has us, and martyrs us, and scourges us, and drives us into the arena to fight and die for it, whether we want to or not.” ~ Heinrich Heine

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