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witness Quotes

10 of the best book quotes about witness
  1. #1
    “The presence of the other boys did not comfort me; our dead come for their vengeance regardless if witnesses.”
  2. #2
    “We need to recapture the gospel glow of the early Christians, who were nonconformists in the truest sense of the word and refused to shape their witness according to the mundane patterns of the world.”
  3. #3
    “But now, as an examining magistrate, Ivan Ilych felt that everyone without exception, even the most important and self-satisfied, was in his power, and that he need only write a few words on a sheet of paper with a certain heading, and this or that important, self- satisfied person would be brought before him in the role of an accused person or a witness, and if he did not choose to allow him to sit down, would have to stand before him and answer his questions.”
  4. #4
    “I want to convince you that you must learn to make every act count, since you are going to be here for only a short while, in fact, too short for witnessing all the marvels of it.”
  5. #5
    “Tyrants can no longer hide. There needs to be, and will be, documentation and accountability, and we need to bear witness. And to this end, I insist that all that happens should be known.”
  6. #6
    “What had only been imagination in life, now became tangible, each fantasy a full reality. I lived them all—while, at the same time, standing to the side, a witness to their, often, intimate squalor. A witness cursed with total objectivity.”
  7. #7
    ″ It had to do with how it felt to be in the wild. With what it was like to walk for miles with no reason other than to witness the accumulation of trees and meadows, mountains and deserts, streams and rocks, rivers and grasses, sunrises and sunsets. The experience was powerful and fundamental.”
  8. #8
    “Success, after all, loves a witness, but failure can’t exist without one.”
  9. #9
    “Only he could also be the perfectly assured spectator of his fast.”
  10. #10
    “When people are engaged in something they are not proud of, they do not welcome witnesses.”