Quotes of Disclaim

“ When we disclaim praise, it is only showing our desire to be praised a second time. ”

- Francois De La Rochefoucauld

“ Responsiblity is a unique concept. It can only reside and inhere in a single individual. You may share it with others, but your portion is not diminished. You may delegate it, but it is still with you. You may disclaim it, but you cannot divest yourself of it. ”

- George Hyman Rickover

“ One may disavow and disclaim vices that surprise us, and whereto our passions transport us; but those which by long habits are rooted in a strong and powerful will are not subject to contradiction. Repentance is but a denying of our will, and an opposition of our fantasies. ”

- Michel Eyquem de Montaigne

“ My reputation was a bit exaggerated. Things were written in newspapers, then copied, then doubled. One of the reasons why I never disclaimed that, was because I found it amusing. But I also constructed such an image for myself in order to gain more of a private life. ”

- Thomas Kretschmann
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