Quotation Explorer - 'Despises'

He who despises himself nevertheless esteems himself as a self-despiser. - Friedrich Nietzsche
He who despises himself esteems himself as a self-despiser. - Friedrich Nietzsche
Whoever despises himself still respects himself as one who despises. - Friedrich Nietzsche
Only a cynic can create horror--for behind every masterpiece of the sort must reside a driving demonic force that despises the human race and its illusions, and longs to pull them to pieces and mock them. - H.P. Lovecraft
How can one not be fond of something that the Daily Mail despises? - Stephen Fry
A "centrally planned economy" by definition discourages and despises participation by the masses. It's a bureaucratic oligarchy. - A.E. Samaan
DANGER, n. A savage beast which, when it sleeps, Man girds at and despises, But takes himself away by leaps And bounds when it arises. Ambat Delaso - Ambrose Bierce
He who despises himself, respects himself as one who despises.
He who despises a poor man’s wisdom has turned away great riches. - Matshona Dhliwayo
A child cannot be taught by anyone who despises him, and a child cannot afford to be fooled. A child cannot be taught by anyone whose demand, essentially, is that the child repudiate his experience, and all that gives him sustenance. - James Baldwin
I can but pray the Father o' a' to haud his e'e upon her, an' his airms aboot her, an' keep aff the hardenin' o' the hert 'at despises coonsel! - George MacDonald
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