70 Total Quotes

Contempt Quotes

Cesar Chavez
Preservation of one's own culture does not require contempt or disrespect for other cultures.
Cesar Chavez
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No other profession is subject to the public contempt and derision that sometimes befalls lawyers. the bitter fruit of public incomprehension of the law itself and its dynamics.
Irving Kaufman
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This only grant me, that my means may lie too low for envy, for contempt too high
Abraham Cowley
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William Shakespeare
Teach not thy lip such scorn, for it was made For kissing, lady, not for such contempt.
William Shakespeare
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Mark Twain
Familiarity breeds contempt. How accurate that is. The reason we hold truth in such respect is because we have so little opportunity to get familiar with it.
Mark Twain
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 Aesop
Familiarity breed contempt.
Aesop
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Distance makes the heart grow fonder, and familiarity breeds contempt. According to this my soul mate should be in Thailand.
Jason Zebehazy
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Niccolo Machiavelli
There is no surer sign of decay in a country than to see the rites of religion held in contempt
Niccolo Machiavelli
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The source and cause of this need for reaction can be attributed to white contempt and neglect. The historical contempt that the white race held for the Negroes has created a group of rootless degraded people.
Andrew Goodman
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Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
Man is so much more sensitive to the contempt of others than to contempt for himself.
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
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The lowest form of popular culture -- lack of information, misinformation, misinformation, and a contempt for the truth or the reality of most people's lives -- has overrun real journalism. Today, ordinary Americans are being stuffed with garbage.
Carl Bernstein
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Sathya Baba
Practice the vocabulary of love - unlearn the language of hate and contempt.
Sathya Baba
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There is small risk a general will be regarded with contempt by those he leads, if, whatever he may have to preach, he shows himself best able to perform.
Xenophon Xenophon
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George Galloway
I'm demanding that they charge me with contempt and with perjury, I'm demanding it.
George Galloway
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I've spent my whole life working in a medium that was regarded with contempt largely because of historical reasons.
Will Eisner
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William Shakespeare
Who would not wish to be from wealth exempt,Since riches point to misery and contempt?
William Shakespeare
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Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
The invalid is a parasite on society. In a certain state it is indecent to go on living. To vegetate on in cowardly dependence on physicians and medicaments after the meaning of life, the right to life, has been lost ought to entail the profound contempt of society.
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
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Gilbert Keith Chesterton,
No man who worships education has got the best out of education... Without a gentle contempt for education no man's education is complete.
Gilbert Keith Chesterton,
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Love of glory can only create a great hero; contempt of glory creates a great man.
Charles Talleyrand
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Ambrose Gwinett Bierce
MUGWUMP, n. In politics one afflicted with self-respect and addicted to the vice of independence. A term of contempt.
Ambrose Gwinett Bierce
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Politicians / power itself / are abject because they merely embody the profound contempt people have for their own lives. One should be grateful to the politicians for accepting the abstractness of power, and ridding others of its burden. This inevitably kills them but they get their revenge by passing onto others the corpse of power.
Jean Baudrillard
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To make laws that man cannot, and will not obey, serves to bring all laws into contempt
Elizabeth Stanton
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Benjamin Franklin
Speak with contempt of none, from slave to king, The meanest Bee hath, and will use, a sting.
Benjamin Franklin
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Henry Ward Beecher
He that would look with contempt on the pursuits of the farmer, is not worthy the name of a man
Henry Ward Beecher
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Arthur Schopenhauer
Hatred comes from the heart; contempt from the head; and neither feeling is quite within our control
Arthur Schopenhauer
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William Hazlitt
Poetry is the universal language which the heart holds with nature and itself. He who has a contempt for poetry, cannot have much respect for himself, or for anything else.
William Hazlitt
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Thomas Carlyle
True humor springs not more from the head than from the heart. It is not contempt; its essence is love. It issues not in laughter, but in still smiles, which lie far deeper.
Thomas Carlyle
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William Hazlitt
No wise man can have a contempt for the prejudices of others; and he should even stand in a certain awe of his own, as if they were aged parents and monitors. They may in the end prove wiser than he.
William Hazlitt
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William Hazlitt
To be remembered after we are dead, is but poor recompense for being treated with contempt while we are living.
William Hazlitt
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Contempt for the world is what allows me to continue living in it.
Matthew Lotti
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