Heat and animosity, contest and conflict, may sharpen the wits, although they rarely do; they never strengthen the understanding, clear the perspicacity, guide the judgment, or improve the heart.
Life appears to me too short to be spent in nursing animosity, or registering wrongs. - charlotte bronte
I can't talk to a man who bears an undeserved animosity towards ferrets.
I was brought up by people who loved others. I love people. We had no animosity. We had no feeling that we hate anyone. - Amelia Boynton Robinson
A fool cannot be protected from his folly. If you attempt to do so, you will not only arouse his animosity but also you will be attempting to deprive him of whatever benefit he is capable of deriving from experience. Never attempt to teach a pig to sing; it wastes your time and annoys the pig.
But the greatest menace to our civilization today is the conflict between giant organized systems of self-righteousness-each system only too delighted to find that the other is wicked-each only too glad that the sins give it the pretext for still deeper hatred and animosity. - Herbert Butterfield
Is your animosity towards a person warranted, or is it a reflection of your own insecurities? - Trenice Carter
Anger met with anger only increases enmity rather than diffusing a tense situation. Anger, in turn, gives birth to hate. In such cases the wisest thing to do is not to engage through emotion. Emotions are self-centered and denying them spares animosity. - Donna Lynn Hope
Animosity breeds chaos. - Jacob Addai