Conspiracy Quotes

Anyone who knows how difficult it is to keep a secret among three men – particularly if they are married – knows how absurd is the idea of a worldwide secret conspiracy consciously controlling all mankind by its financial power; in real, clear analysis these deep plots are seldom anything more sinister than the usual […]

I have been a conspirator for so long that I mistrust all around me.

Conspiracies no sooner should be formed than executed.

Decency is indecency’s conspiracy of silence.

In some causes silence is dangerous; so if any know of conspiracies against their country or king, or any that might greatly prejudice their neighbor, they ought to discover it.

All professions are conspiracies against the laity.

But so much of daily life is organized by the conspiracies of the jokeless: the dehumanizers, those who dread perspective, balance, thought. Lord deliver us from the humorless – I fear Fowler has fallen into their clutches. Moral: don’t make jokes. Ever. The humorless always win.

People of the same trade seldom meet together, even for merriment and diversion, but the conversation ends in a conspiracy against the public, or in some contrivance to raise prices.

Oratory, n. A conspiracy between speech and action to cheat the understanding. A tyranny tempered by stenography.

Why do conspiracy buffs believe that they are worth conspiring against?