Quotes of Detest

“ Sleep… Oh! how I loathe those little slices of death… ”

- Henry Longfellow

“ I hate housework! You make the beds; you do the dishes. And six months later you have to start all over again. ”

- Joan Rivers

“ Now hatred is by far the longest pleasure; Men love in haste, but they detest at leisure. ”

- Lord Byron

“ Here's a sigh to those who love me And a smile to those who hate; And whatever sky's above me, Here's a heart for every fate. ”

- Lord Byron

“ You've got to love what's lovable, and hate what's hateable. It takes brains to see the difference. ”

- Robert Frost

“ We have just enough religion to make us hate, but not enough to make us love, one another. ”

- Jonathan Swift

“ To enjoy the things we ought and to hate the things we ought has the greatest bearing on excellence of character. ”

- Aristotle

“ I hate writing, I love having written. ”

- Dorothy Parker

“ It is human nature to want to go back and fix things or change things that we regret. ”

- John Gray

“ I hate to see things done by halves. If it be right, do it boldly; if it be wrong, leave it undone. ”

- Bernard Gilpin

“ Many speak the truth when they say that they despise riches, but they mean the riches possessed by other men. ”

- Charles Caleb Colton

“ I hate the man who builds his name On ruins of another's fame. ”

- John Gay

“ There is something to that old saying that hate injures the hater, not the hated. ”

- Peace Pilgrim

“ We do not despise all those who have vices, but we do despise those that have no virtue. ”

- Francois De La Rochefoucauld

“ The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge, but fools despise wisdom and instruction. ”

- Bible

“ Nature abhors a virgin - a frozen asset. ”

- Clare Boothe Luce

“ If you make people think they are thinking, they will love you. If you really make them think, they will hate you. ”

- Art Costa

“ I hate a man who always says, "Yes" to me. When I say, "No," I like a man who also says, "No.". ”

- Samuel Goldwyn

“ If there is anything a public servant hates to do it is something for the public. ”

- Kin Hubbard

“ I hate vacations. There's nothing to do. ”

- David Mamet

“ Love is the direct opposite of hate. By definition it's something you can't feel for more than a few minutes at a time, so what's all this bullshit about loving somebody for the rest of your life? ”

- Judith Rossner

“ Ah, no, far be from me a thought which I loathe like poison. ”

- Giuseppe Garibaldi

“ Everybody hates a prodigy, detests an old head on young shoulders. ”

- Desiderius Erasmus

“ I tell you there is such a thing as creative hate. ”

- Willa Cather

“ The envious only hate the excellence they cannot reach. ”

- Unknown

“ Many will detest you if you spend all your love on yourself. ”

- Unknown

“ The foolish and wicked practice of profane cursing and swearing is a vice so mean and low that every person of sense and character detests and despises it. ”

- George Washington

“ So hast thou also them that hold the doctrine of the Nicolaitanes, which thing I hate. ”

- Bible

“ I despise the pleasure of pleasing people that I despise. ”

- Lady Mary Wortley Montagu

“ The worst sin towards our fellow creatures is not to hate them, but to be indifferent to them; that's the essence of inhumanity. ”

- George Bernard Shaw
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