Quotes of Deplore

“ War kills men, and men deplore the loss; but war also crushes bad principles and tyrants, and so saves societies. ”

- Colton

“ Let sinful bachelors their woes deplore; full well they merit all they feel, and more: unaw by precepts, human or divine, like birds and beasts, promiscuously they join. ”

- Alexander Pope

“ Things have got to be wrong in order that they may be deplored. ”

- Alfred Whitney Griswold

“ When you deplore the conditions in the world, ask yourself, am I part of the problem or part of the solution? ”

- Unknown

“ Rape is a culturally fostered means of suppressing women. Legally we say we deplore it, but mythically we romanticize and perpetuate it, and privately we excuse and overlook it. ”

- Victoria Billings

“ She was a buxom grandmother noted for her detective stories, who gazed mournfully at the camera as if deploring either the bloodiness of her craft or the size of her advance. ”

- P. D. James

“ Praising the Sandinistas while criticizing the Soviets is like loving kittens and deploring cats. Actually it's not such a nice kitty. ”

- John McCarthy

“ The fishers also shall mourn, and all they that cast angle into the brooks shall lament, and they that spread nets upon the waters shall languish. ”

- Bible

“ Every one goes astray, but the least imprudent are they who repent the soonest. ”

- Voltaire

“ To mourn and bewail your ill-fortune, when you will gain a tear from those who listen, this is worth the trouble. ”

- Aeschylus
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