Famous quotes containing the word peter:
“Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour.”
—Bible: New Testament 1 Peter 5:8.
“A government which robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul.”
—George Bernard Shaw (18561950)
“It is a necessary condition of ones ascribing states of consciousness, experiences, to oneself, in the way one does, that one should also ascribe them, or be prepared to ascribe them, to others who are not oneself.... The ascribing phrases are used in just the same sense when the subject is another as when the subject is oneself.”
—Sir Peter Frederick Strawson (b. 1919)