Quotation Explorer - 'Scorn'

Natives who beat drums to drive off evil spirits are objects of scorn to smart Americans who blow horns to break up traffic jams.
For a significant manwoman, the one thought he values greatly, to the laughter and scorn of insignificant men, is a key to hidden treasure chambers; for those others, it is nothing but a piece of old iron. - Friedrich Nietzsche
In this world one must be like everybody else if he doesn't want to provoke scorn or envy or jealousy. - Mark Twain
Before you act, think.Before you speak, listen.Before you take, give.Before you scorn, empathize.Before you condemn, forgive.Before you wound, love. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Humanity is mediocre. The majority of women are neither superior nor inferior to the majority ofmen. They are all equal. They all merit the same scorn. - Valentine de Saint-Point
Silence is the most perfect expression of scorn. - George Bernard Shaw
He will laugh thee to scorn. - Bible
The best way to drive out the devil, if he will not yield to texts of Scripture, is to jeer and flout him, for he cannot bear scorn. - Martin Luther
The codfish lays ten thousand eggs.The homely hen lays one.Codfish never cackles to tell you what she has done.And so we scorn the codfish,while the humble hen we prize,which only goes to show you that it pays to advertise! - Nikhil Sharda
There is no fate that cannot be surmounted by scorn. - Albert Camus
O Death the Healer, scorn thou not, I pray, To come to me: of cureless ills thou art The one physician. Pain lays not its touch Upon a corpse. - Aeschylus
I am obnoxious to each carping tongue/ Who says my hand a needle better fits./ A poet's pen all scorn I should thus wrong/ For such despite they cast on female wits;/ If what I do prove well, it won't advance,/ They'll say it's stolen, or else, it was by chance. - Anne Bradstreet
For thy sweet love remembr'd such wealth bringsThat then, I scorn to change my state with kings. - William Shakespeare
To be friends is a beautiful thing, Tessa, and I do not scorn it, but I have hoped for a long time now that we might be more than friends. - Cassandra Clare
I have made a ceaseless effort not to ridicule, not to bewail, not to scorn human actions, but to understand them. - Baruch Spinoza
No matter what you write, no matter how meticulous and painstaking the creation process, someone is going to laugh, scorn, and dissect your work with criticism while another quietly falls in love with it. - Richelle E. Goodrich
When, in disgrace with fortune and men's eyes... Haply I think on thee, and then my state, Like to the lark at break of day arising From sullen earth, sings hymns at heaven's gate; For thy sweet love remember'd such wealth brings That then I scorn to change my state with kings. - William Shakespeare
I may be a famous writer but when white people clinch to their wallet and stare at me with scorn I need to ask my skin why. - Daniel Marques
Fiction is about everything human and we are made out of dust, and if you scorn getting yourself dusty, then you shouldn't try to write fiction. It's not a grand enough job for you. - Flannery O'Connor
There is no fate which cannot be surmounted by scorn. - Albert Camus
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