Our government... teaches the whole people by its example. If the government becomes the lawbreaker, it breeds contempt for law; it invites every man to become a law unto himself; it invites anarchy.
He who joyfully marches to music in rank and file has already earned my contempt. He has been given a large brain by mistake, since for him the spinal cord would suffice.
I've seen a look in dogs' eyes, a quickly vanishing look of amazed contempt, and I am convinced that basically dogs think humans are nuts.
Isn't it fitting that so many of those who have contempt for the private sector will soon find themselves back in it?
Hatred is an affair of the heart; contempt that of the head.
There is nothing that people bear more impatiently, or forgive less, than contempt: and an injury is much sooner forgotten than an insult.
To punish me for my contempt for authority, fate made me an authority myself.
Contempt; the feeling of a prudent man for an enemy who is too formidable safely to be opposed.
Contempt is the weapon of the weak and a defense against one's own despised and unwanted feelings.
Behind all their personal vanity, women themselves always have an impersonal contempt for woman.
You can have no influence over those for whom you have underlying contempt.
There is a principle which is a bar against all information, which cannot fail to keep a man in everlasting ignorance-that principle is contempt prior to investigation.
Terrorism is contempt for human dignity.
Anger and hate against one we love steels our hearts, but contempt or pity leaves us silent and ashamed.
Although Alchemy has now fallen into contempt, and is even considered a thing of the past, the physicain should not be influenced by such judgements.
To be remembered after we are dead, is but poor recompense for being treated with contempt while we are living.
Never before has a civilization reached such a degree of a contempt for life; never before has a generation, drowned in mortification, felt such a rage to live.
Rotten travesty. Yeah. Send me to jail for contempt. Try that. Go ahead.
I'm awash in self-contempt!
Of all afflictions, the worst is self contempt.
There is an insolence which none but those who themselves deserve contempt can bestow, and those only who deserve no contempt can bear.
It were better to have no opinion of God at all than such a one as is unworthy of him; for the one is only belief - the other contempt.
In order to feel contempt, you generally need to cherish some kind of feelings.
In politics, familiarity doesn't breed contempt. It breeds votes.
Love of glory can only create a great hero; contempt of glory creates a great man.
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