Martyr Quotes

Most popular martyr quotes

Let us all be brave enough to die the death of a martyr, but let no one lust for martyrdom.

Indian independence movement

Martyrdom covers a multitude of sins.
A self-made martyr is a poor thing.
The people who have really made history are the martyrs.
It is the cause, and not the death that makes the martyr.
Ideas grow quickly when watered with the blood of martyrs.
Martrydom does not end something; it is only the beginning.
The martyrs go hand in hand into the arena; they are crucified alone.
The torments of martyrdom are probably most keenly felt by the bystanders.
The tyrant dies and his rule is over; the martyr dies and his rule begins.
Martyrdom...is the only way in which a man can become famous without ability.

patriotism

It is truer to say that martyrs create faith more than faith creates martyrs.

faith

Martyrs, cher ami, must choose between being forgotten, mocked, or made use of.  As for being understood—never.
The martyr cannot be dishonered.  Every lash inflicted is a tongue of fame; every prison a more illustrious abode.
I have been astonished that men could die martyrs for religion—I have shuddered at it.  I shudder no more—I could be martyred for my religion—Love is my religion—I could die for that.