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Quote from Leo Shestov,

"Heretics were often most bitterly persecuted
for their least deviation from accepted belief.
It was precisely their obstinacy about trifles
that irritated the righteous to madness.
Why can they not yield on so trifling a matter?"


Leo Shestov (more quotes by Leo Shestov or books by/about Leo Shestov)

Russian philosopher


All Things Are Possible, 1905


Conscience, Courage, Disobedience, Dissent, Free Thought, Heresy, Honor, Integrity, Persecution, Religion, Responsibility, Agnostic


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