Burning At The Stake Quotes by Tom Clancy, Martha Ostenso, Rick Riordan, Catherine Fahringer, Indira Gandhi and many others.
Back in pre-Revolutionary America cruel and unusual punishment meant the rack and burning at the stake… in more recent rulings it has been taken to mean the absence of cable television and denial of sex-change operations, or just overcrowding in the prisons.
Religion is passionate, reckless, destructive, idol-smashing. It’s a martyr burning at the stake. It’s a crown of thorns and a cross.
The name says it all. That’s where Dad (Hades) tries out his new punishment ideas, but he says the traditional ones still work best: the lava flows, the minefields full of exploding surprises, burning at the stake, running naked through cactus patches… You name it, we’ve got it here – Nico di Angelo
We would be 1,500 years ahead if it hadn’t been for the church dragging science back by its coattails and burning our best minds at the stake.
All my games were political games; I was, like Joan of Arc, perpetually being burned at the stake.