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“This only grant me, that my means may lie too low for envy, for contempt too high”
“Beware of the pursuit of the Superhuman; it leads to an indiscriminate contempt for the human”
George Bernard Shaw
“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.”
“A rich rogue nowadays is fit company for any gentleman; and the world, my dear, hath not such a contempt for roguery as you imagine.”
“They are for religion when in rags and contempt, but I am for him when he walks in his golden slippers in the sunshine and with applause.”
“I have been brought up and trained to have the utmost contempt for people who get drunk.”
“As the air to a bird or the sea to a fish, so is contempt to the contemptible.”
“Many can bear adversity, but few contempt.”
“Familiarity breeds contempt.”
“Nothing can be more contemptible than to suppose Public Records to be true.”
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