An aphorism is nothing else but the slightest
form of writing raised to the highest level of expressive communication. Carl William Brown





The man who throws a bomb is an artist, because he prefers a great moment to everything.


Gilbert K. Chesterton (1874-1936, British author)


Civilization is maintained by a very few people in a small number of places and we need only some bombs and a few prisons to blot it out altogether.


Cyril Connolly (1903-1974, British critic)


The terrible thing about terrorism is that ultimately it destroys those who practice it. Slowly but surely, as they try to extinguish life in others, the light within them dies.


Terry Waite (1939-, Consultant and former hostage, born in Bollington, Cheshire)


Fighting terrorism is like being a goalkeeper. You can make a hundred brilliant saves but the only shot that people remember is the one that gets past you.


Paul Wilkinson


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