A noble mind disdains to hide his head, And let his foes triumph in his overthrow.
He disdains all things above his reach, and preferreth all countries before his own.
A starlit or a moonlit dome disdains All that man is, All mere complexities The fury and the mire of human veins.
I was brought up in the great tradition of the late nineteenth century: that a writer never complains, never explains and never disdains.james a. michener
He disdains all things above his reach, and preferreth all countries above his own.thomas overbury
Words, however, are things; and the man who accords To his language the license to outrage his soul, Is controll'd by the words he disdains to control.