“Man is so much more sensitive to the contempt of others than to contempt for himself.”
“MUGWUMP, n. In politics one afflicted with self-respect and addicted to the vice of independence. A term of contempt.”
“The surest aid in combating the male's disease of self-contempt is to be loved by a clever woman.”
“No man who worships education has got the best out of education... Without a gentle contempt for education no man's education is complete.”
G. K. Chesterton
“It has been the political career of this man to begin with hypocrisy, proceed with arrogance, and finish with contempt”
“The social principles of Christianity preach cowardice, self-contempt, abasement, submission, humility, in a word all the qualities of the canaille”
“Love of glory can only create a great hero; contempt of glory creates a great man.”
Charles M. de Talleyrand
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