Conspiracy Quotes

Every issue of life is determined not by external conditions and things, but by one’s consciousness.-Harold Klemp

 

Blessed is the season which engages the whole world in a conspiracy of love.-Hamilton Wright Mabie

 

A conspiracy is nothing but a secret agreement of a number of men for the pursuance of policies which they dare not admit in public-Mark Twain

 

The popularity of conspiracy theories is explained by people's desire to believe that there is - some group of folks who know what they're doing-Damon Knight

 

Lewis Morris: It is a conspiracy of silence against me - a conspiracy of silence! What should I do? Oscar Wilde: Join it.-Oscar Wilde

 

Society everywhere is in conspiracy against the manhood of every one of its members. The virtue in most request is conformity. Self-reliance is its aversion. It loves not realities and creators, but names and customs.-Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

Civilization is a conspiracy. Modern life is the silent compact of comfortable folk to keep up pretences.-John Buchan

 

The world is in a constant conspiracy against the brave. It's the age-old struggle: the roar of the crowd on the one side, and the voice of your conscience on the other.-Douglas MacArthur

 

Let nothing disturb you. Let nothing frighten you. Everything passes away except God.-St. Teresa of Avila

 

One of the first things we found out was that the Warren Commission never pursued a conspiracy investigation.-Louis Stokes

 

People of the same trade seldom meet together, even for merriment and diversion, but the conversation ends in a conspiracy against the public, or in some contrivance to raise prices.-George Adam Smith

 

Politics is the conspiracy of the unproductive but organized against the productive but unorganized.-Joseph Sobran

 

Rather, like the anarchists of the last century, he didn't care if he was killed or not. They just wanted to be known. We found no trace of any conspiracy.-John Sherman Cooper

 

Secrecy, being an instrument of conspiracy, ought never to be the system of a regular government.-Jeremy Bentham

 

Society is one vast conspiracy for carving one into the kind of statue likes, and then placing it in the most convenient niche it has.-Randolph Bourne

 

The 10 largest antitrust law firms in the United States have gone into the federal courts charging Monsanto with creating a global conspiracy in violation of the antitrust laws, to control the global market in seeds.-Jeremy Rifkin

 

The best party is but a kind of conspiracy against the rest of the nation.-Lord Halifax

 

The CIA could not face up to the American people and admit that its former employees had conspired to assassinate the President; so from the moment Kennedy's heart stopped beating, the Agency attempted to sweep the whole conspiracy under the rug.-Jim Garrison

 

The grand jury, composed of 12 eminent New Orleans citizens, heard our evidence and indicted the defendant for participation in a conspiracy to assassinate John Kennedy.-Jim Garrison

 

The lower caste people were killed as part of a conspiracy to dismiss my party's government.-Lalu Prasad Yadav

 

The nature of the Catilinarian conspiracy was bad and bloody.-Florence E. Allen

 

The only time I commit to conspiracy theories is when something way retarded happens. Like Lee Harvey Oswald acting alone.-Joe Rogan

 

The world is in a constant conspiracy against the brave. It's the age-old struggle: the roar of the crowd on the one side, and the voice of your conscience on the other.-Douglas MacArthur

 

There was a man who was an associate of jimmy Hoffa, who testified against Hoffa in his trial down in Tennessee. We had information from him that he and Hoffa did, in fact, discuss the planning of an assassination conspiracy against Bobby Kennedy.-Louis Stokes

 

There was no testimony of conspiracy - Oswald's efforts to get in touch with the Soviets and with the Cuban Fair Play groups in New York were rebuffed, rebuffed at every step.-John Sherman Cooper

 

We have learned in recent years to translate almost all of political life in terms of conspiracy. And the spy novel, as never before, really, has come into its own.-John Le Carre

 

We must rid this nation of the United Nations, which provides the communist conspiracy with a headquarters here on our own shores, and which actually makes it impossible for the United States to form its own decisions about its conduct and policies in Europe and Asia.-John T. Flynn

 

Where justice is denied, where poverty is enforced, where ignorance prevails, and where any one class is made to feel that society is an organized conspiracy to oppress, rob and degrade them, neither persons nor property will be safe.-Frederick Douglass

 

A wingnut is someone on the far-right wing or far-left wing of the political spectrum - the professional partisans, the unhinged activists and the paranoid conspiracy theorists. They're the people who always try to divide rather than unite us.-John Avlon

 

Although the evidence at this trial shows that Charles Manson was the leader of the conspiracy to commit these murders, there is no evidence that he actually personally killed any of the seven victims in this case.-Vincent Bugliosi

 

America is a vast conspiracy to make you happy.-John Updike

 

Any writer, I suppose, feels that the world into which he was born is nothing less than a conspiracy against the cultivation of his talent.-James A. Baldwin

 

Anyone who knows how difficult it is to keep a secret among three men - particularly if they are married - knows how absurd is the idea of a worldwide secret conspiracy consciously controlling all mankind by its financial power; in real, clear analysis.-Oswald Mosley

 

But in answer to your question about the conspiracy angle, I think that any historian worth his salt, and this is where I fault Stephen Ambrose and a lot of these guys who attack me - not all of life is a result of conspiracy by any means! Accident occurs alongside conspiracy.-Oliver Stone

 

Civilization is a conspiracy. Modern life is the silent compact of comfortable folk to keep up pretences.-John Buchan

 

First of all, let it be remembered that I speak as an ex-Communist and one who has not testified before Congressional Committees, nor written works on the Communist conspiracy.-Dorothy Day

 

I am as innocent regarding any conspiracy as any of you gentlemen in the room.-Jack Ruby

 

I am quite certain in my heart of hearts that modern music and modern art is not a conspiracy, but is a form of truth and integrity for those who practise it honestly, decently and with all their being.-Michael Tippett

 

I have a tendency to often share the point of view of the conspiracy theory.-Marion Cotillard

 

I really wish there was some big brother conspiracy theory. I just think it's the ignorance of trying to make a dollar. That's what the networks have done and will continue to do. If anyone doesn't think that this is about making money, then they're crazy.-Montel Williams

 

Initially, I had two thoughts. First, this is a very large conspiracy; and second, our children in Washington. We knew there were a few unidentified planes that may have been headed for the White House or the Capitol Building.-Mercer Reynolds

 

It is, I think, an indisputable fact that Americans are, as Americans, the most self-conscious people in the world, and the most addicted to the belief that the other nations of the earth are in a conspiracy to under value them.-Henry James

 

It now becomes clear why the Bush Administration has been vigorously opposing congressional hearings. The Bush Administration has been engaged in a conspiracy of silence.-Cynthia McKinney

 

Judaism is a conspiracy against all races.-Tom Metzger

 

Let me say what I actually believe. I believe that 9/11 was a conspiracy, by Al Qaeda, and Osama Bin Laden, and no one else trying to hurt America.-Van Jones

 

Many citizens see all the leadership of these large institutions together in a conspiracy against them rather than in any adversary relationship with each other.-Robert Teeter

 

Money doesn't mind if we say it's evil, it goes from strength to strength. It's a fiction, an addiction, and a tacit conspiracy.-Martin Amis

 

More things in politics happen by accident or exhaustion than happen by conspiracy.-Jeff Greenfield

 
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