Here, we’ve compiled a list of the best Inquisition Quotes from famous persons: John Foxe, James Buchan, Steve Earle, Louis MacNeice, James Woolsey. The wide variety of quotes available makes it possible to find a quote to suit your needs. You’ve likely heard some of the Inquisition Quotes before, but that’s because they truly are great.
Though I do regard the Inquisition in general and the burning of Giordano Bruno in particular as blots on the history of the Roman Catholic Church, I am far from being actuated by hatred of that church, and in fact cannot imagine that European civilization would have developed or survived without it.
We’ve got jihadists. That doesn’t mean that all Muslims are problems with respect to terrorism, but there is something going on here. We’ve got a problem dealing with one aspect of one portion of modern Islam – just as hundreds of years ago the world had a problem with Torquemada and the Spanish Inquisition.
In the Middle Ages and beyond, the target was the Court Jew who had the ear of the ruler; during the Inquisition it was the Spanish Jews who thrived after their conversion to Christianity.