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  • The balance between faith and reason is for the determination of each individual, and of the people as a whole, not of unauthorized government officials uttering impious humbug as they arbitrarily try to define that balance.

  • The destructive fixation of the envious English-Canadian mind requires that the highest, happiest most agile flyers be laid low. [It is] a sadistic desire corroded by soul-destroying envy, to intimidate all those who might aspire to anything the slightest exceptional.

    Envy   Soul   Mind  
  • I never ask for mercy and seek no one's sympathy.

    Sympathy   Mercy   Asks  
    "Interview with Conrad Black, Former Federal Prisoner and Millionaire Media Magnate". Interview with Paul Wright, September 15, 2012.
  • Economics is half psychology and half Grade Three arithmetic, and the U.S. does not now have either half right.

    Psychology   Doe   Three  
    "Biography/Personal Quotes".
  • For decades, I have been a militant anti-declinist in terms of America's place in the world.

    America   World   Term  
    "A Terrible & Vacuous Crisis of Leadership" by Conrad Black, August 29, 2010.
  • There can be no return to prosperity while the government (of Ontario) believes that taking money from the people who have earned it and giving it away to the people who haven't, in exchange for their votes and regardless of merit, is the essence of fairness.

  • The greenhouse effect of carbon-dioxide emissions does produce gentle warming if it is not counteracted by unpredictable natural phenomena, but it cannot be measured directly against the volume of such emissions.

    Doe   Natural   Volume  
  • The argument of socialists, that people really want to share, beyond a reasonable level of charity, is rubbish, though it is espoused by a lot of rich, pious hypocrites who want to share only enough to avoid widespread starvation, mob violence, and government seizure of more of their incomes.

  • I am a passport-carrying citizen of the E.U.

  • All emphasis in American prisons is on punishment, retribution, and disparagement, and almost none is on rehabilitation.

  • Guerrilla wars, and even more so terrorist assaults, are conducted only by forces with insufficient strength to carry out a real war.

    Real   War   Assault  
  • We're going to try and recruit the very best people we can and produce the best papers we can, and publish them to the highest standards we can .

    Official Records, October 17, 1996.
  • Although his personality is generally quite agreeable, Mr Murdoch has no loyalty to anyone or anything except his company.

  • For all history up to the end of the Cold War, summit meetings were historic and dramatic occasions, when leaders who controlled the destiny of much of the world met to change the world.

    War   Destiny   Leader  
  • It is galling to see such mendacious hypocrites as Kennedy and Biden at the Senate Judiciary Committee sitting in judgment on distinguished jurists.

    "The World According to Conrad Black". March 11, 2007.
  • Greed has been severely underestimated and denigrated - unfairly so, in my opinion.

    "The World According to Conrad Black". March 11, 2007.
  • The Arabs could have peace tomorrow if sufficient numbers of Palestinians were not content to be used as cannon fodder in fruitless assaults on Israel, even as the surrounding Arab powers distract the Arab masses with the red herring of Israel while retarding their countries with their repression and corruption.

  • A quest for knowledge is not a war with faith; spirituality is not usually an infelicitous amalgam of superstition and philistinism; and moral relativism, taken outside midfield, leads inexorably both to heresy and to secular wickedness, which are often identical.

    War   Taken   Quests  
  • I do not at all have the mind of a bully... in my mind bullies are intolerant of contrary opinion, domineering and rather cowardly. I would hope that none of those terms could be fairly used in describing me.

  • There is not one shred of evidence that the Internet has had any downward influence on North American or European newspaper circulation.

  • Nixon's full term was one of the most successful in U.S. history, which is why he was re-elected by the largest plurality in the country's history.

  • I may have made a mistake in renouncing my Canadian citizenship, which I have never ceased to promise to try to regain.

    Conrad Black (2012). “A Matter of Principle”, p.61, Encounter Books
  • Perhaps the gravest under-publicized atrocity in the world is the persecution of Christians.

  • [Canada's social welfare system is] an overgenerous reinsurance policy for an underachieving people.

    Column by David Plotz, August 31, 2001.
  • The American legal industry is a medieval guild in which the prosecutors, bar, and bench join hands to ensure that legal invoices are paid, no matter how excessive.

    Hands   Bars   Benches  
  • While few judges or prosecutors would be afraid to exercise their perfectly legitimate discretion in favour of an ordinary man, not to mention a minority group member, most would be terrified to exercise the same discretion for someone politically, financially or socially powerful.

    Powerful   Exercise   Men  
  • Terrorists cannot threaten the survival of a great nation.

  • I don't go around trying to stir up foreign wars.

    War   Trying  
  • Since biblical times, and probably before, the wealthy have been envied and condemned.

    "'At Some Level, He's Still Asking the Same Question as He Was When He Was Seven or Eight - Who Am I?'". March 16, 2007.
  • The facts of Watergate have been wildly exaggerated.

    Conrad Black (2016). “Backward Glances: People and Events from Inside and Out”, p.228, Signal
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    Conrad Black

    • Born: August 25, 1944
    • Occupation: Life peer