Quotes of Distasteful

“ It is the unpleasant and unacceptable face of capitalism. ”

- Edward Heath

“ Animals have these advantages over man: they never hear the clock strike, they die without any idea of death, they have no theologians to instruct them, their last moments are not disturbed by unwelcome and unpleasant ceremonies, their funerals cost them nothing, and no one starts lawsuits over their wills. ”

- Voltaire

“ The unpleasant and unacceptable face of capitalism. ”

- Edward Heath

“ You do not have to suffer to be a poet. Adolescence is enough suffering for anyone. ”

- John Ciardi

“ I always found the film world unpleasant. It's all about the schedule, and never really flew for me. ”

- Francis Ford Coppola

“ Homely truth is unpalatable. ”

- Mark Twain

“ There are so many unpleasant things in the world already that there is no use in imagining any more. ”

- Lucy Maud Montgomery

“ I thought how unpleasant it is to be locked out; and I thought how it is worse, perhaps, to be locked in. ”

- Virginia Woolf

“ Nagging is the repetition of unpalatable truths. ”

- Edith Summerskill

“ Politics is not the art of the possible. It consists in choosing between the disastrous and the unpalatable. ”

- John Kenneth Galbraith

“ Cynicism is an unpleasant way of telling the truth. ”

- Lillian Hellman

“ Old friendships are like meats served up repeatedly, cold, comfortless, and distasteful. The stomach turns against them. ”

- William Hazlitt

“ Nothing to me is more distasteful than that entire complacency and satisfaction which beam in the countenances of a newly married couple. ”

- Charles Lamb

“ We have frequently gone into denial when faced with unpleasant, unpalatable facts and now we are hearing from governments in Africa that they are not going into denial but that they are facing up to a horrendous situation forthwith. ”

- Desmond Tutu

“ Certain it is that minds, like bodies, will often fall into a pimpled ill-conditioned state from mere excess of comfort, and like them, are often successfully cured by remedies in themselves very nauseous and unpalatable. ”

- Charles Dickens

“ Each of us has the right and the responsibility to asses the roads which lie ahead and those over which we have traveled, and if the feature road looms ominous or unpromising, and the road back uninviting-inviting, then we need to gather our resolve and carrying only the necessary baggage, step off that road into another direction… ”

- Maya Angelou

“ A genius is the man in whom you are least likely to find the power of attending to anything insipid or distasteful in itself. He breaks his engagements, leaves his letters unanswered, neglects his family duties incorrigibly, because he is powerless to turn his attention down and back from those more interesting trains of imagery with which his genius constantly occupies his mind. ”

- William James

“ I also believe that academic freedom should protect the right of a professor or student to advocate Marxism, socialism, communism, or any other minority viewpoint-no matter how distasteful to the majority, provided. ”

- Richard M. Nixon

“ I didn't make Gates of Heaven so that Werner Herzog would have to eat his shoe. It's not as if I decided to realize my potential as a human being in order to get somebody to ingest something distasteful. I specifically asked Werner not to eat his shoe. ”

- Errol Morris

“ If I write a crappy comic book, it doesn't cost the budget of an emergent Third World nation. When you've got these kinds of sums involved in creating another two hours of entertainment for Western teenagers, I feel it crosses the line from being merely distasteful to being wrong. ”

- Alan Moore
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