Rafael Sabatini Quotes (7 quotes)
Ch. I: The Republican - Scaramouche (1921)
“Mr Pollexfen was at one and the same time right and wrong—a condition much more common than is generally supposed.”
Ch. IV: Human Merchandise - Captain Blood (1922)
“Sir! she checked him. I think you are talking treason.
I hope I am not obscure, said he.”
Ch. V: Arabella Bishop - Captain Blood (1922)
“It was heroic!
Heroic, is it? Bedad, it's epic! Ye begin to perceive the breadth and depth of my genius.”
Ch. IX: The Rebels-Convict - Captain Blood (1922)
“He was born with a gift of laughter and a sense that the world was mad. And that was all his patrimony.”
Scaramouche (1921), Chapter 1
“Every Indian outbreak that I have ever known has resulted from broken promises and broken treaties by the government.”
Buffalo Bill Museum (1995 edition)
“Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other.”
To the Officers of the First Brigade of the Third Division of the Militia of Massachusetts, 11 October 1798
“Of all hatreds that the world produces, a wife's hatred for her husband, when she does hate him, is the strongest.”
Phineas Redux (1874)
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Born: April 29, 1875
Died: February 13, 1950 (aged 74)
Bio: Rafael Sabatini was an Italian/English writer of novels of romance and adventure.
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“Genius is, to be sure, not a matter of arbitrariness, but rather of freedom, just as wit, love, and faith, which once shall become arts and disciplines. We should demand genius from everybody, without, however, expecting it.”