"There are some people whose opinion I value and respect and it would be very bothersome if I forfeited their respect. But the general public? I'm not preoccupied with the opinions of others."
"An individual who breaks a law that conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for the law."Conrad Black on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Everyone should be respected as an individual, but no one idolized."Conrad Black on Albert Einstein
"Let every man be respected as an individual and no man idolized."Conrad Black on Albert Einstein
"Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery."Conrad Black on Malcolm X
"If once you forfeit the confidence of your fellow-citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem."Conrad Black on Abraham Lincoln
"A quest for knowledge is not a war with faith spirituality is not usually an infelicitous amalgam of superstition and philistinism and moral relativism, taken outside midfield, leads inexorably both to heresy and to secular wickedness, which are often identical."
"The balance between faith and reason is for the determination of each individual, and of the people as a whole, not of unauthorized government officials uttering impious humbug as they arbitrarily try to define that balance."
"All my life, Americans have been accustomed to thinking of theirs as 'the richest, freest' country in the world. By most measurements, it was long a contender for that honor, and - among the larger countries, if equal weight were given to wealth and indices of freedom - probably did deserve to be so described."
"Rupert Murdoch is probably the most successful media proprietor and operator in history."
"Nixon's full term was one of the most successful in U.S. history, which is why he was re-elected by the largest plurality in the country's history."