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  • Alexander Pope
    Alexander Pope
    English poet 1688-1744
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    How shall I lose the sin, yet keep the sense, and love the offender, yet detest the offence?
  • Stephen B. Leacock
    Stephen B. Leacock
    Canadian humorist and economist 1869-1944
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    I detest life-insurance agents: they always argue that I shall some day die, which is not so.
  • Homer
    Homer
    Greek poet c. 850 -? BC
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    I detest the man who hides one thing in the depth of his heart and speaks forth another.
  • Lord George Byron
    Lord George Byron
    English poet 1788-1824
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    I do detest everything which is not perfectly mutual.
  • Nicolas Chamfort
    Nicolas Chamfort
    French writer, journalist and playwright 1741-1794
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    I have three kinds of friends: those who love me, those who pay no attention to me, and those who detest me.
  • Bill Bailey
    Bill Bailey
    English comedian, musician and actor 1965-
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    I would never condone the burning of a Dan Brown novel, much though I loathe and detest his work. Well, I say work, you know, words, randomly arranged to form millions of dollars... I'm not bitter at all...
    Source: Dandelion Mind
  • Charles Edward Jerningham
    Charles Edward Jerningham
    English aphorist 1854-1921
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    Never lay others under an obligation; it generally obliges them to detest you.
    Source: The maxims of Marmaduke
  • Virginia Woolf
    Virginia Woolf
    English writer 1882-1941
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    Nothing induces me to read a novel except when I have to make money by writing about it. I detest them.
  • Lord George Byron
    Lord George Byron
    English poet 1788-1824
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    Now hatred is by far the longest pleasure; Men love in haste, but they detest at leisure.
  • Barry Ritholtz
    Barry Ritholtz
    American author and newspaper columnist
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    One thing I detest most about the financial press is the lack of accountability. All sorts of nonsense is said without penalty.
  • Noam Chomsky
    Noam Chomsky
    American Linguist, Political Activist 1928-
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    Resistance is feasible even for those who are not heroes by nature, and it is an obligation, I believe, for those who fear the consequences and detest the reality of the attempt to impose American hegemony.
  • Jonathan Swift
    Jonathan Swift
    English writer 1667-1745
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    Sometimes I read a book with pleasure, and detest the author.
    Source: Works (1754)
  • Bill Simmons
    Bill Simmons
    American sports analyst and author 1969-
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    The best under-the-radar rivalry is Dodgers-Giants. I had no idea how deep that one was until I moved to California... that one goes waaaaaaaaay back, and both sides absolutely detest each other. Fights in the stands, fights in the parking lot, the whole thing. It's every bit as bitter as Yankees-Red Sox without nearly the same hype.
  • Brendan Behan
    Brendan Behan
    Irish poet, short story writer, novelist and playwright 1923-1964
    Brendan Behan
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    The English and Americans dislike only some Irish - the same Irish that the Irish themselves detest, Irish writers - the ones that think.
  • There are few things more disturbing than to find, in somebody we detest, a moral quality which seems to us demonstrably superior to anything we ourselves possess. It augurs not merely an unfairness on the part of creation, but a lack of artistic judgment. Sainthood is acceptable only in saints.
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