Quotes of Downright

“ Indifference and neglect often do much more damage than outright dislike. ”

- J. K. Rowling

“ The basis for optimism is sheer terror. ”

- Oscar Wilde

“ This is a case of deceit and sheer fraud. ”

- Steven Bernstein

“ Who has a daring eye tell downright truths and downright lies. ”

- Johann Kaspar Lavater

“ It's sheer pleasure to watch this thing. ”

- Sharon Stone

“ To become a good man, one must have faithful friends, or outright enemies. ”

- Napoleon I

“ And this I know; whether the one True Light Kindle to Love, or Wrath consume me quite, One flash of it within the Tavern caught Better than in the temple lost outright. ”

- Omar Khayyam

“ Unmitigated seriousness is always out of place in human affairs. ”

- George Santayana

“ I have pushed virtue to outright brutality. ”

- Jean Racine

“ I will feel equality has arrived when we can elect to office women who are as unqualified as some of the men who are already there. ”

- Maureen Reagan

“ When I'm interested in a man I don't tell him outright. Instead I bite my lower lip, look him in the eye and then shyly turn away. ”

- Karen McDougal

“ I soon found law school an unmitigated bore. ”

- Constance Baker Motley

“ Acknowledge that a more closely integrated Europe is no longer an unqualified American interest. ”

- Richard Perle

“ By not bringing the American people along, everyone thought it was just an unmitigated bloody disaster. ”

- Steve Forbes

“ A categorical imperative would be one which represented an action as objectively necessary in itself, without reference to any other purpose. ”

- Immanuel Kant

“ But the other choice was to do something radically different. ”

- Andrew Ross

“ Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. The fearful are caught as often as the bold. ”

- Helen Keller

“ It takes two people to ruin a perfectly good day. First a person who says something downright nasty about you, and second, a dear friend who makes sure you hear about it immediately. ”

- Unknown

“ When one subtracts from life infancy sleep, eating and swilling, buttoning and unbuttoning — how much remains of downright existence? The summer of a dormouse. ”

- Lord Byron

“ Rarely have I seen any really great advertising created without a certain amount of confusion, throw-aways, bent noses, irritation and downright cursedness. ”

- Leo Burnett

“ Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all. ”

- Alex Lowe

“ Those who choose not to empathize enable real monsters, for without ever committing an act of outright evil ourselves we collude with it through our apathy. ”

- J. K. Rowling

“ I love criticism just so long as it's unqualified praise. ”

- Noel Coward

“ The basis of optimism is sheer terror. ”

- Oscar Wilde

“ I prefer the honest jargon of reality to the outright lies of books. ”

- Jean Rostand

“ Lukewarm acceptance is more bewildering than outright rejection. ”

- Martin Luther King Jr.

“ Unless a reviewer has the courage to give you unqualified praise, I say ignore the bastard. ”

- John Steinbeck

“ Your mental attitude is someting you can control outright and you must use self-discipline until you create a Positive Mental Attitude — your mental attitude attracts to you everything that makes you what you are. ”

- Napoleon Hill

“ As democracy is perfected, the office of president represents, more and more closely, the inner soul of the people. On some great and glorious day the plain folks of the land will reach their heart's desire at last and the White House will be adorned by a downright moron. ”

- H. L. Mencken

“ For where there is true love, a man is neither out of measure lifted up by prosperity, nor cast down by mishap; whether you give or take away from him, so long as he keeps his beloved, he has a spring of inward peace. Thus, even though thy outward man grieve, or weep downright, that may well be borne, if only thy inner man remain at peace, perfectly content with the will of God. ”

- Johannes Tauler
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