Quotation Explorer - 'Inverted'

For the multiculturalist, white Anglo-Saxon Protestants are prohibited, Italians and Irish get a little respect, blacks are good, native Americans are even better. The further away we go, the more they deserve respect. This is a kind of inverted, patronising respect that puts everyone at a distance. - Slavoj Žižek
remembered summer light, and the luminous inverted ghost of a boy with a parrot on his shoulder. - Michael Chabon
People Power is too often an inverted fairy story - the triumph of innocence coming at the start and the Ugly Sisters of intrigue and ambition coming on stage in triumph for the final curtain. - Mark Almond
Evil" is an inverted anagram of "live." As we live our life, learn to tame our own private demons and conquer evil with a good, pure, humble, courageous, patient heart. - Angelica Hopes
When failing spectacularly the trick is to employ an inverted Schadenfreude. Take ownership of your misfortune. - Dean Cavanagh
Generosity is inverted prosperity. - Matshona Dhliwayo
BLACKGUARD, n. A man whose qualities, prepared for display like a box of berries in a market -- the fine ones on top -- have been opened on the wrong side. An inverted gentleman. - Ambrose Bierce
O Winter! ruler of the inverted year, . . . I crown thee king of intimate delights, Fireside enjoyments, home-born happiness, And all the comforts that the lowly roof Of undisturb'd Retirement, and the hours Of long uninterrupted evening, know. - William Cowper
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