Quotes of Disaffection

“ Insurrection. An unsuccessful revolution; disaffection's failure to substitute misrule for bad government. ”

- Ambrose Bierce

“ In a strange way, I had fallen in love with my depression. ”

- Elizabeth Wurtzel

“ Affection cannot be manufactored or regulated by law. If one has no affection for a person or a system, one should be free to give the fullest expression to his disaffection, so long as he does not contemplate, promote, or incite to violence. ”

- Mahatma Gandhi

“ That community is already in the process of dissolution where each man begins to eye his neighbor as a possible enemy, where non-conformity with the accepted creed, political as well as religious, is a mark of disaffection; where denunciation, without specification or backing, takes the place of evidence; where orthodoxy chokes freedom of dissent; where faith in the eventual supremacy of reason has become so timid that we dare not enter our convictions in the open lists, to win or lose. ”

- Learned Hand
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