The men resent a woman getting any honour in what they consider is essentially their field. Men painters mostly despise women painters. So I have decided to stop squirming, to throw any honour in with Canada and women.
Southern white people despise the Negro as a race, and will do nothing to aid in his elevation as such; but for certain individuals they have a strong affection, and are helpful to them in many ways.
All strange and terrible events are welcome, but comforts we despise.
To despise riches, may, indeed, be philosophic, but to dispense them worthily, must surely be more beneficial to mankind.
Do not despise the bottom rungs in the ascent to greatness.
My intention to lecture is as vague as my intention is to go on the stage. I will never consider an offer to lecture, not because I despise the vocation, but because I have no desire to appear on the public rostrum.
If you hate a person, you hate something in him that is part of yourself. What isn't part of ourselves doesn't disturb us.
Hanging onto resentment is letting someone you despise live rent-free in your head.
What do you despise? By this are you truly known.
The dupe of friendship, and the fool of love; have I not reason to hate and to despise myself? Indeed I do; and chiefly for not having hated and despised the world enough.
I work for a Government I despise for ends I think criminal.
I'm a sworn enemy of convention. I despise the conventional in anything, even the arts.
Those that despise people will never get the best out of others and themselves.
Most managers were trained to be the thing they most despise - bureaucrats.
Perhaps the only true dignity of man is his capacity to despise himself.
Solitude can be used well by very few people. They who do must have a knowledge of the world to see the foolishness of it, and enough virtue to despise all the vanity.
For men naturally despise those who court them, but respect those who do not give way to them.
When you locate good in yourself, approve of it with determination. When you locate evil in yourself, despise it as something detestable.
If I were dropped out of a plane into the ocean and told the nearest land was a thousand miles away, I'd still swim. And I'd despise the one who gave up.
They don't ask much of you. They only want you to hate the things you love and to love the things you despise.
Just as a child respects his father even when he perceives his weaknesses and faults, so a German will not despise the old Germany which was once a symbol of greatness to him.
Do you know what a soldier is, young man? He's the chap who makes it possible for civilized folk to despise war.
We often pretend to fear what we really despise, and more often despise what we really fear.
Great is the power of habit. It teaches us to bear fatigue and to despise wounds and pain.
If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
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