Quotation Explorer - 'Disdain'

There is a particular disdain with which Siamese cats regard you. Anyone who has walked in on the Queen cleaning her teeth will be familiar with the feeling. - Douglas Adams
The wise determine from the gravity of the case; the irritable, from sensibility to oppression; the high minded, from disdain and indignation at abusive power in unworthy hands. - Edmund Burke
The heart pointed to the brain and said with great disdain, Those who live their lives in here live the lives most full of fear. - Ryan Lilly
But they promised us everyone would return someday…when it was safe. Her voice cracked at the end.You’re being stupid again. Trusting in what they say. Disdain dripped from his words like pus from an infected wound. - TC Avey
Dreams disdain fine lines and finishing touches on landscapes they content themselves with thick but representative brushstrokes. - Machado de Assis
The love of money leads many humans to humiliate themselves but this isn't as bad as their disdain towards the poorest. - Daniel Marques
The love of God is a hard love. It demands total self-surrender, disdain of our human personality. And yet it alone can reconcile us to suffering and the deaths of children, it alone can justify them, since we cannot understand them, and we can only make God's will ours. - Albert Camus
The spirit of the age is filled with the disdain for thinking. - Albert Schweitzer
Death is as unexpected in his caprice as a courtesan in her disdain; but death is truer Death has never forsaken any man - Honoré de Balzac
Action and blood now get the game. Disdain treads on the peaceful name. - Amos Bronson Alcott
Eschew the ordinary, disdain the commonplace. If you have a single-minded need for something, let it be the unusual, the esoteric, the bizarre, the unexpected. - Chuck Jones
Small people have small minds, and thus deride big dreamers.Small people have small hearts, and thus disparage big chancers.Small people have small souls, and thus disdain big achievers. - Matshona Dhliwayo
We have come too far, we have sacrificed too much, to disdain the future now. - John F. Kennedy
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