Quotation Explorer - 'Detest'

Americans detest all lies except lies spoken in public or printed lies. - Edgar Watson Howe
I detest life-insurance agents; they always argue that I shall some day die, which is not so. - Stephen Leacock
I detest converts almost as much as I do missionaries. - H. L. Mencken
The men the American people admire most extravagantly are the most daring liars; the men they detest most violently are those who try to tell them the truth. - H. L. Mencken
Asking, "If there is no God, what is the purpose of life?" is like asking, "If there is no master, whose slave will I be?" If your purpose of life is to submit as a slave, then your meaning comes from flattering the ego of a person whom who should detest. - Dan Barker
I detest audiences - not in their individual components, but en masse I detest audiences. I think they're a force of evil. It seems to me rule of mob law. - Glenn Gould
Every human is a school subject. This is rather a metaphorical way of saying it, to put it straight, those you love are few, and the ones you detest are many. - Michael Bassey Johnson
That's a good attitude. You should hate me more, curse me more, and detest me! Then you should take the power of that hatred and use it to survive this rotten world. - Hideaki Sorachi
I never lecture, not because I am shy or a bad speaker, but simply because I detest the sort of people who go to lectures and don't want to meet them. - H. L. Mencken
Since Cleopatra died, I have liv'd in such dishonour that the gods Detest my baseness. - William Shakespeare
The men the American public admire most extravagantly are the most daring liars; the men they detest most violently are those who try to tell them the truth. - H. L. Mencken
We need to teach our nation to detest any form of plots, insinuations, evil intrigues and violence. - Sunday Adelaja
Now hatred is by far the longest pleasure; Men love in haste, but they detest at leisure. - Lord Byron
I detest that man who hides one thing in the depths of his heart, and speaks for another. - Homer
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