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  • Horace
    Horace
    Roman poet 65-8 BC
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    Sad people dislike the happy, and the happy the sad; the quick thinking the sedate, and the careless the busy and industrious.
  • Napoleon
    Napoleon
    French Emperor 1769-1821
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    Among those who dislike oppression are many who like to oppress.
  • Adolf Hitler
    Adolf Hitler
    German politician and Nazi party leader 1889-1945
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    Hate is more lasting than dislike.
  • George Orwell
    George Orwell
    English writer (ps. of Eric Blair) 1903-1950
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    He was an embittered atheist (the sort of atheist who does not so much disbelieve in God as personally dislike Him).
  • Boris Pasternak
    Boris Pasternak
    Russian writer 1890-1960
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    The great majority of us are required to live a life of constant duplicity. Your health is bound to be affected if, day after day, you say the opposite of what you feel, if you grovel before what you dislike, and rejoice at what brings you nothing but misfortune. Our nervous system isn't just a fiction, it's a part of our physical body, and our soul exists in space, and is inside us, like the teeth in our mouth. It can't be forever violated with impunity.
  • Adam Duritz
    Adam Duritz
    American musician and record producer 1964-
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    But what you realise after you've been in the business for a while is that people develop opinions about you that don't have anything to do with your music, they like or dislike you for a million reasons, they like or dislike you for your last record.
  • John Masefield
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    Commonplace people dislike tragedy because they dare not suffer and cannot exult.
  • Cassandra Clare
    Cassandra Clare
    American author of young adult fiction 1973-
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    Creating characters is like throwing together ingredients for a recipe. I take characteristics I like and dislike in real people I know, or know of, and use them to embellish and define characters.
  • Baruch Spinoza
    Baruch Spinoza
    Dutch Philosopher and Theologian 1632-1677
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    Fame has also this great drawback, that if we pursue it we must direct our lives in such a way as to please the fancy of men, avoiding what they dislike and seeking what is pleasing to them.
  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    German writer and poet 1749-1832
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    Hatred is active, and envy passive dislike; there is but one step from envy to hate.
  • Winston Churchill
    Winston Churchill
    English statesman 1874-1965
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    He has all the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
  • Margaret Drabble
    Margaret Drabble
    English novelist, biographer, and critic 1939-
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    How extraordinary people are, that they get themselves into such situations where they go on doing what they dislike doing, and have no need or obligation to do, simply because it seems to be expected.
    Source: The Middle Ground (2013) 41
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
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    I dislike arguments of any kind. They are always vulgar, and often convincing.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
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    I dislike feeling at home when I am abroad.
  • Anne Stevenson
    Anne Stevenson
    American-British poet and writer 1933-2020
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    I dislike literary jargon and never use it. Criticism has only one function and that is to help readers read and understand literature. It is not a science, it is an aid to art.
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