“To show pity is felt as a sign of contempt because one has clearly ceased to be an object of fear as soon as one is pitied.”
“Comedy is defiance. It's a snort of contempt in the face of fear and anxiety. And it's the laughter that allows hope to creep back on the inhale.”
“As the air to a bird or the sea to a fish, so is contempt to the contemptible.”
“The usual fortune for complaint is to excite contempt more than pity”
“Familiarity breeds contempt - and children”
“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 surely suffice.”
“Teach not thy lip such scorn, for it was made For kissing, lady, not for such contempt.”
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