Gregory

Famous quotes containing the word gregory:

    It is the custom of the Roman Church which I unworthily serve with the help of God, to tolerate some things, to turn a blind eye to some, following the spirit of discretion rather than the rigid letter of the law.
    —Pope Gregory VII (c. 1020–1085)

    Civil Rights: What black folks are given in the U.S. on the installment plan, as in civil-rights bills. Not to be confused with human rights, which are the dignity, stature, humanity, respect, and freedom belonging to all people by right of their birth.
    —Dick Gregory (b. 1932)

    Well, there’s no one at all, they do be saying, but is deserving of some punishment from the very minute of his birth.
    Augusta, Lady Gregory (1859–1932)