Quotes by disgust
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English writer and poet 1819-1880
But most of us are apt to settle within ourselves that the man who blocks our way is odious, and not to mind causing him a little of the disgust which his personality excites in ourselves.
English statesman, diplomat and writer (Philip Dormer Stanhope) 1694-1773
If ever a man and his wife, or a man and his mistress, who pass nights as well as days together, absolutely lay aside all good breeding, their intimacy will soon degenerate into a coarse familiarity, infallibly productive of contempt or disgust.
British psychologist 1859-1939
It is curious how there seems to be an instinctive disgust in Man for his nearest ancestors and relations. If only Darwin could conscientiously have traced man back to the Elephant or the Lion or the Antelope, how much ridicule and prejudice would have been spared to the doctrine of Evolution.
Augustus Baldwin Longstreet
American lawyer, minister, educator, and humorist 1790-1870
Ned made a tremendous rattling, at which Bullet took fright, broke his bridle, and dashed off in grand style; and would have stopped all farther negotiations by going home in disgust, had not a traveller arrested him and brought him back; but Kit did not move.
English art critic 1819-1900
Of all the things that oppress me, this sense of the evil working of nature herself - my disgust at her barbarity -clumsiness - darkness - bitter mockery of herself - is the most desolating.
Italian scholar, humanist and poet 1304-1374
Sameness is the mother of disgust, variety the cure.
Roman poet 43 BC - 17 AD
The time will come when it will disgust you to look in the mirror.
Francois de la Rochefoucauld
French writer 1613-1680
There are people who in spite of their merit disgust us, and others who please us in spite of their faults.
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