Quotation Explorer - 'Nuisance'

What we call 'Progress' is the exchange of one nuisance for another nuisance. - Havelock Ellis
A human being must have occupation if he or she is not to become a nuisance to the world. - Dorothy L. Sayers
Culture is more often a source of conflict than of synergy. Cultural differences are a nuisance at best and often a disaster. - Geert Hofstede
The nuisance of her presence outweighs the gratification to be derived from tormenting her - Emily Brontë
The liberty of the individual must be thus far limited, he must not make himself a nuisance to other people. - John Stuart Mill
What we call progress is the exchange of one nuisance for another nuisance. - Havelock Ellis
No guest is so welcome in a friend's house that he will not become a nuisance after three days. - Titus Maccius Plautus
If we could survive without a wife, citizens of Rome, all of us would do without that nuisance; but since nature has so decreed that we cannot manage comfortably with them, nor live in any way without them, we must plan for our lasting preservation rather than for our temporary pleasure. - Augustus
Parades should be classed as a nuisance and participants should be subject to a term in prison. - Will Rogers
Jesus, what a nuisance it was, being desperate to stay alive. - George Alec Effinger
By now I have come to feel that the fact of being a ‘child’, of being wholly subservient and dependent, of being seen by older people as a mixture of expensive nuisance, slave and super-pet, does most young people more harm than good - John Holt
While I am not a fan of corporal punishment, I am not a fan of his friends Major Nuisance or General Disturbance.
A guest is like rain: when he lingers on, he becomes a nuisance. - Yiddish Proverb
I'm afraid I'm being an awful nuisance. - Edith Sitwell
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