Ambition, n. An overmastering desire to be vilified by enemies while living and made ridiculous by friends when dead.
His business is here; it is here that he is despised and vilified ; it is here that he must carry out his undertaking.
One who belongs to the most vilified and persecuted minority in history is not likely to be insensible to the freedoms guaranteed by our Constitution... But as judges we are neither Jew nor Gentile, neither Catholic nor agnostic.felix frankfurter
How is it right that while this fierce suppression goes on, free copies of the Spielberg film, Schindler's List, are given to schools to indoctrinate children with the unchallenged version of events. And why do we, who say we oppose tyranny and demand freedom of speech, allow people to go to prison and be vilified, and magazines to be closed down on the spot, for suggesting another version of history.david icke
They have vilified me, they have crucified me; yes, they have even criticized me.richard j. daley