There are some surely whom you like and whom you dislike, for whom you entertain esteem and for whom you feel Contempt? Have you not thought that you have some duties toward them, that you can aid them in leading better lives?paul bourget
Contempt for an assailant is best shown by bravery in action.Book VI, 6.34-
Contempt is also defined as the state of being despised or dishonored ; disgrace , and an open disrespect or willful disobedience of the authority of a court of law or legislative body.In e-Study Guide for: Understanding Motivation and Emotion by Johnmarshall ..., p.215
Nothing is here for tears, nothing to wail Or knock the breast, no weakness, no Contempt, Dispraise, or blame, nothing but well and fair, And what may quiet us in a death so noble.john milton
I, too, dislike it: there are things that are important beyond all this fiddle. Moore Reading it, however, with a perfect Contempt for it, one discovers in it, after all, a place for the genuine.1921Poems,'Poetry'.
Religious believers of the world, you are free to continue to debate the simple, narrow question that divides you from atheists, but you have no right, in so doing, to treat the Humanists of the world with Contempt. You owe them a deep debt of gratitude, for not only have they shed much light on a naturally dark world but they have very probably helped civilize your own specific religion.steve allen
Boris Johnson has real Contempt for Londoners. He hates that we celebrate each other's heritage; he hates that we try to pass on a healthy environment to our children; he hates that we look after our most vulnerable neighbours; and most of all he hates that we all expect to share in our city's financial success.siân berry
The spirit of Contempt is the true spirit of Antichrist; for no other is more directly opposed to Christ.henry giles
God has given to man no sharper spur to victory than Contempt of death.hannibal
To argue with a man who has renounced the use and authority of reason, and whose philosophy consists in holding humanity in Contempt, is like administering medicine to the dead, or endeavoring to convert an atheist by scripture.thomas paine
The infidelity of the Gentile world, and that more especially of men of rank and learning in it, is resolved into a principle which, in my judgment, will account for the inefficacy of any argument, or any evidence whatever, viz. Contempt prior to examination.william paley
Speak of the moderns without Contempt, and of the ancients without idolatry.stanhope, philip, 4th earl of chesterfield
Too often, contemning the external order as unspiritual, [the Puritan] has made it, and ultimately himself, less spiritual by reason of his Contempt.r. h. tawney
We insist on self-roasting, by slow degrees, and at regular intervals, to show our Contempt for experience, and to develop our chief virtue, which is obstinacy.samuel laman blanchard
His taste was formed in no exclusive schools, and he could admire whatever was good, no matter the rules or the Contempt of rules by which it was produced. He was as free from envy and jealousy as a man can be; and few writers younger than himself will fail to remember the generous encouragement and seasonable notice which his connection with the press enabled his kindly temper to bestow.samuel laman blanchard
The possession of great powers, no doubt, carries with it a Contempt for mere external show.james a. garfield
Grow your tree of falsehood from a small grain of truth. Do not follow those who lie in Contempt of reality. Let your lie be even more logical than the truth itself, So the weary travelers may find repose in the lie.czesław miłosz
How many we know who have fled the sweetness of a tranquil life in their homes, among the friends, to seek the horror of uninhabitable deserts; who have flung themselves into humiliation, degradation, and the Contempt of the world, and have enjoyed these and even sought them out.Michel de Montaigne
One may call the world a myth , in which bodies and things are visible, but souls and minds hidden. Besides, to wish to teach the whole truth about the Gods to all produces Contempt in the foolish, because they cannot understand, and lack of zeal in the good, whereas to conceal the truth by myths prevents the Contempt of the foolish, and compels the good to practice philosophy.sallustius
I have nothing but Contempt for you idiotic chosen ones who have the heart to rejoice when there are the damned in Hell and the poor on earth; as for me, I am on the side of men and I will not leave it.jean-paul sartre
That certain women were ready to sell themselves caused no excessive disgust in Isabelle. It was inevitable that a number of both men and women should compromise the institution of marriage by marrying for money, and once that happened there could be no question of impressing on the toughly logical female mind the unique vileness of prostitution. She had sometimes wondered, too, whether the Contempt men felt for women who market their favors did not in part proceed from from the sense of grievance eternally felt by buyers against vendors.rebecca west
Nature hath meal and bran, Contempt and grace.william shakespeare
See how the mountain goat hangs from the summit of the cliff; you would expect it to fall; it is merely showing its Contempt for the dogs.Martial, Epigrams (c. 80-104 AD), Book XIII, Epigram 99.
Teach not thy lips such scorn; for they were made for kissing, lady, not for such Contempt.william shakespeare
Christ saw much in this world to weep over, and much to pray over: but he saw nothing in it to look upon with Contempt.Edwin Hubbell Chapin as quoted in Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895) by Josiah Hotchkiss Gilbert, p. 160.
When he [Brezhnev] succeeded Khrushchev, he was still a vigorous politician who expected to make the Party and government work more effectively...But his General Secretaryship had turned into a ceremonial reign that had brought communism into its deepest Contempt since 1917.robert service
Ah, there is nothing more beautiful than the difference between the thought about sinful creatures which is natural to a holy being, and the thought about sinful creatures which is natural to a self-righteous being. The one is all Contempt: the other, all pity.Alexander MacLaren, p. 160. (Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895))
If you seek in the spirit of selfishness, to grasp all as your own, you shall lose all, and be driven out of the world, at last, naked and forlorn, to everlasting poverty and Contempt.Jonathan Edwards, p. 538. (Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895))
One may call the world a myth , in which bodies and things are visible, but souls and minds hidden. Besides, to wish to teach the whole truth about the Gods to all produces Contempt in the foolish, because they cannot understand, and lack of zeal in the good, whereas to conceal the truth by myths prevents the Contempt of the foolish, and compels the good to practice philosophy.III. Concerning myths; that they are divine, and why.
I do not have the time to give you more than my Contempt.Kali to Sam