She was nothing more than a mere good-tempered, civil and obliging young woman; as such we could scarcely dislike hershe was onlyan Object of Contempt.
For it isa true Rulethat Love is ever rewarded, either with the reciproque, or with an inward and secret contempt.
No wonder the really powerful men in our society, whether politicians or scientists, hold writers in contempt.Theydoit becausetheyget no evidence from modern literature that anybody is thinking about any significant question.
This only grant me, that my means may lie Too low for envy, for contempt too high.
Great art is the contempt of a great man for small art.
I have always had the greatest contempt for novels written with a purpose. Fiction should render, not draw morals. ButI sinned against my gods to the extent of saying that I was goingto the level of the light vouchsafed meto write a work that should have for its purpose the obviating of all future wars.
Welfare is hated by those who administer it; mistrusted by those who pay for it; and held in contempt by those who receive it.
To these compositions is required neither genius nor knowledge, neither industry nor spriteliness, but contempt of shame, and indifference to truth are absolutely necessary.
As Ihavejust come frommaking my Easterconfessionon Good Fridayand have forgiven all those who trespass against me, I cannot harbour any thoughts of revenge, only contempt for an arrant shit who is bursting with pride, although he is simply being taken for a ride by his women.
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.
It is increasingly rare for many of usto believe that people can be poor, but honest, poor but deserving of respect. Poverty is no longer blamed on anyone but the poor themselves.Contempt for the poor has become a virtue.
Boys do now cry 'Kiss my Parliament!' instead of 'Kiss myarse!'so great and general a contempt is the Rump come to among all men, good and bad.
Pantagrue lismeest certaine gaiete d'esprit confite en me pris des choses fortuites. Pantagruelism is a certain liveliness of mind made in contempt of chance happenings.
In the relations of a weak Government and a rebellious people there comes a time when everyact of the authorities exasperates the masses, and every refusal to act excites their contempt.
As every teacher, like every drill-sergeant or animal trainer, knows in his practice, teaching and training have virtually not yet begun, so long as the pupil istoo young, too stupid, too scared or too sulky to respondand to respond is not just to yield.Where there is a modicum of alacrity, interest or anyhow docility in the pupil, where he tries, however faintheartedly, to get things right rather than awkward, where, even, he registers even a slight contempt for the poor performances of others, of chagrin at his own, pleasure at his own successes and envy of those of others, then he is, in however slight a degree, co-operating and so self-moving.
I am proud of your contempt for my character and opinions, sir.
Familiarity breeds contemptand children.
When I survey the wondrous cross On which the prince of glory died, My richest gain I count but loss, And pour contempt on all my pride.
Have you not learn'd great lessons fromthose who reject you, and brace themselves against you? or who treat you with contempt, or dispute the passage with you?
Harold Rosshad a contempt for anything he didn't understand, which was practically everything.
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