It was natural that the direct wielders of the royal prerogative, men who sat in the Star Chamber and the Privy Council, who knew the secrets of the State and the necessity for prompt action, should despise the merely declaratory character of a good deal of Common Law process. To them we doubtless owe those four great pillars of Chancery jurisdiction, the injunction, the decree, the sequestration, and the commission of rebellion.
A leader is best when people barely know he exists; Not so good when people obey and acclaim him; worst when they despise him; but a good leader who talks little when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say "We did it our selves!"
We despise toadies who suck up to their bosses; they are generally the same people who bully their subordinates .
I have not talked of anything to despise the Brahmins , just because they are born as Brahmins.periyar e. v. ramasamy
There is an utter ignorance of, and indifference to, our sufferings and privations….What care they for us, provided we be submissive, pay the taxes, furnish recruits for the Army and Navy and bless the masters who either despise or oppress or combine both? The apathy that exists respecting Ireland is worse than the national antipathy they bear us.Daniel O'Connell
Titan! to whom immortal eyes The sufferings of mortality Seen in their sad reality, Were not as things that gods despise; What was thy pity's recompense? A silent suffering, and intense; The rock, the vulture, and the chain, All that the proud can feel of pain, The agony they do not show, The suffocating sense of woe, Which speaks but in its loneliness, And then is jealous lest the sky Should have a listener, nor will sigh Until its voice is echoless.
What female heart can gold despise? What cat's averse to fish?thomas gray
It’s now a long, confused history. [...] the price of defending our nation cannot be spending years at a cost of precious lives and hundreds of billions of dollars in a vain attempt to give people who despise us a way of life they don’t want.
All strange and terrible events are welcome, But comforts we despise; our size of sorrow, Proportion'd to our cause, must be as great.william shakespeare
Many speak the truth when they say that they despise riches, but they mean the riches possessed by others.
I despise people who go to the gutter on either the right or the left and hurl rocks at those in the center.
Do not despise my opinion, when I remind you that it should not be hard for you to stop sometimes and look into the stains of walls, or ashes of a fire, or clouds, or mud or like places, in which, if you consider them well, you may find really marvellous ideas.
"I have no cause to fear; and if they scorn me as a victim of their guilt, I can pity their folly and despise their scorn."anne brontë
The attempt to force human beings to despise themselves… is what I call hell.andré malraux
Titan! to whom immortal eyes The sufferings of mortality Seen in their sad reality, Were not as things that gods despise; What was thy pity's recompense? A silent suffering, and intense; The rock, the vulture, and the chain, All that the proud can feel of pain, The agony they do not show, The suffocating sense of woe, Which speaks but in its loneliness, And then is jealous lest the sky Should have a listener, nor will sigh Until its voice is echoless.lord byron
I work for a Government I despise for ends I think criminal .john maynard keynes
I suppose that the main benefit of being rich (over just being independent) is to be able to despise rich people (a good concentration of whom you find in glitzy ski resorts) without any sour grapes. It is even sweeter when these farts don't know that you are richer than they are.nassim nicholas taleb
Men may spurn our appeals, reject our message, oppose our arguments, despise our persons, but they are helpless against our prayers .
It is only the ignorant who despise education.
Men despise what they do not understand.
Genius can never despise labour .
If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
Wisdom stands at the turn in the road and calls upon us publicly, but we consider it false and despise its adherents.
If I were dropped out of a plane into the ocean and told the nearest land was a thousand miles away, I'd still swim . And I'd despise the one who gave up.
It is strong evidence of this that noble souls despise being for the sake of the good, when they face death for their country or friends or for the sake of virtue .
despise all those things which when liberated from the body you will not want; invoke the Gods to become your helpers.