Quotes by derision

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  • Abbott Eliot Kittredge
    Abbott Eliot Kittredge
    American minister 1834-1912
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    Do you recall the laughter of the Philistines at the helpless Sampson? You can hear the echo of that laughter to-day, as the church, shorn of her strength by her own sin, is an object of ridicule to the world, who cry in derision, Where is your boasted triumph and your Millennial glory?
    Source: Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895)
  • Salman Rushdie
    Salman Rushdie
    Engels writer 1948-
    Salman Rushdie
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    The moment you declare a set of ideas to be immune from criticism, satire, derision, or contempt, freedom of thought becomes impossible.
  • A. C. Swinburne
    A. C. Swinburne
    English poet and playwright 1837-1909
    A. C. Swinburne
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    Time turns the old days to derision, our loves into corpses or wives; and marriage and death and division make barren our lives.
  • Anne Seward
    Anne Seward
    English poet 1742-1809
    Anne Seward
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    To what derision should I be exposed from a thousand quarters!- An unlearned female entering the lists of criticism against the mighty Johnson!
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