Quotes by disgust

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  • George Eliot
    George Eliot
    English writer and poet 1819-1880
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    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.
  • Lord Chesterfield
    Lord Chesterfield
    English statesman, diplomat and writer (Philip Dormer Stanhope) 1694-1773
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    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.
  • Havelock Ellis
    Havelock Ellis
    British psychologist 1859-1939
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    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
    Augustus Baldwin Longstreet
    American lawyer, minister, educator, and humorist 1790-1870
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    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.
  • John Ruskin
    John Ruskin
    English art critic 1819-1900
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    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.
  • Francesco Petrarca
    Francesco Petrarca
    Italian scholar, humanist and poet 1304-1374
    Francesco Petrarca
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    Sameness is the mother of disgust, variety the cure.
  • Ovid
    Ovid
    Roman poet 43 BC - 17 AD
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    The time will come when it will disgust you to look in the mirror.
  • Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    French writer 1613-1680
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    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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