Christianity is most admirably adapted to the training of slaves, to the perpetuation of a slave society; in short, to the very conditions confronting us to-day. … The rulers of the earth have realized long ago what potent poison inheres in the Christian religion. That is the reason they foster it; that is why they leave nothing undone to instill it into the blood of the people. They know only too well that the subtleness of the Christian teachings is a more powerful protection against rebellion and discontent than the club or the gun.
Mi advise to them who are about tu begin, in arnest, the jurneyov life, istu take their harte in one hand and a club in the other.1865 Josh Billings, His Sayings, ch.71.
Thesecret of managing a ball club istokeepthefiveguys who hate you away from the five who are undecided.Quoted in ColinJarmanThe Guinness Dictionary of Sports Quotations (1990).
Although Marycannot be a model for the New Woman, a goddess is better than no goddess at all, for the sombre-suited masculine world of the Protestant religion is altogether too much like a gentlemen's club to which the ladies are only admitted on special days.1976 Alone of All Her Sex: the Myth and Cult of theVirgin Mary, epilogue.
Roger [Goodell] said he didn't want me in the strip club. I was like, well, you know, I don't think there's nothing wrong with going to the strip club. It ain't no sin to go to the strip club, you know, I was just being rebellion.Interview with Michael Irvin on The Michael Irvin Show on KESN radio, March 25, 2008
A recent study also revealed that the rupee millionaire club in Karnataka 's capital is the largest in India .Rediff Business Desk, in "India's hottest IT destinations".
It was a big challenge for me when I decided to start with the Sufi night. It took a while for the crowd to understand the music that was being played at the club since Delhi's crowd is more used to listening to hip-hop and Bollywood music, but the introduction of Sufi music definitely brought in a change.Akshay Anand, The Times of India (2012)
Having cancer gave me membership in an elite club I'd rather not belong to.Gilda Radner, in Psycho-Oncology, p.2 (R)
Not with a club, the Heart is broken Nor with a Stone A Whip so small you could not see it I've known To lash the Magic Creature Till it fell, Yet that Whip's Name Too noble then to tell. Magnanimous as Bird By Boy descried Singing unto the Stone Of which it died Shame need not crouch In such an Earth as Ours Shame stand erect The Universe is yours.1304: Not with a Club, the Heart is broken
"Here are the folks that are involved in this New World Order: The United Nations [….] the World Council of Churches […..] the Council of Foreign Relations, the Trilateral Commission, the Bilderbergers […..] the International Monetary Fund […..] the club of Rome, the communists, the socialists, the National Education Association […..] the NOW organisation, the ACLU, the Masonic Lodge."kent hovind
"For one crime there is no asylum even in the club," whispered Horace the Snake, who had sharp ears for whispering. "For all other crimes we give asylum, for the most heinous crime in the universe we give no asylum." "What is the most heinous crime in the universe?" Roadstrum asked. "Killing a songbird."r. a. lafferty
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