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“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.”
“The surest aid in combating the male's disease of self-contempt is to be loved by a clever woman.”
“To punish me for my contempt for authority, fate made me an authority myself.”
“Man is so much more sensitive to the contempt of others than to contempt for himself.”
“Familiarity breeds contempt. How accurate that is. The reason we hold truth in such respect is because we have so little opportunity to get familiar with it.”
“That for which we find words is something already dead in our hearts. There is always a kind of contempt in the act of speaking.”
“Whoever imagines himself a favorite with God holds others in contempt”
Robert Green Ingersoll
“Contempt for happiness is usually contempt for other people's happiness, and is an elegant disguise for hatred of the human race”
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