Quotes: hostility

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  • Seneca
    Seneca
    Roman philosopher, statesman and playwright 5 BC - 65 A.D.
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    He who dreads hostility too much is unfit to rule.
  • Thomas Jefferson
    Thomas Jefferson
    American statesman 1743-1826
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    I have sworn upon the altar of God eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.
  • Ben Marcus
    Ben Marcus
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    I'm attracted to how fraught the parent-child relationship is, swerving so easily between love and hostility, with almost no plausible way to end, unless someone dies.
  • V.S. Naipaul
    V.S. Naipaul
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    If a writer doesn't generate hostility, he is dead.
  • Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
    Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
    American poet 1819-1892
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    If we could read the secret history of our enemies, we would find in each person's life sorrow and suffering enough to disarm all hostility.
  • Carl Jung
    Carl Jung
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    In the second half of life the necessity is imposed of recognizing no longer the validity of our former ideals but of their contraries. Of perceiving the error in what was previously our conviction, of sensing the untruth in what was our truth, and of weighing the degree of opposition, and even of hostility, in what we took to be love.
  • C. L. R. James
    C. L. R. James
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    In World War II the hostility and the exasperation resulting from the statification of the economy and the strain of the war have been directed as much against the government as against private capital.
  • Anthony de Mello
    Anthony de Mello
    Indian Jesuit priest and psychotherapist 1931-1987
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    It is a great mystery that though the human heart longs for Truth, in which alone it finds liberation and delight, the first reaction of human beings to Truth is one of hostility and fear!
  • Betty Parsons
    Betty Parsons
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    My reputation was built on hostility. I had no friends and some very virulent enemies in the old-guard art scene when I began. They threw their heavy artillery against me. They were convinced I was perverting the public taste.
  • Thomas Carlyle
    Thomas Carlyle
    Scottish writer and historicus 1795-1881
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    Our life is not really a mutual helpfulness; but rather, it's fair competition cloaked under due laws of war; it's a mutual hostility.
  • The concept of neutrality can lead to a brooding and pervasive devotion to the secular and a passive, or even active, hostility to the religious. Such results are not only not compelled by the Constitution, but, it seems to me, are prohibited by it.
  • Lyndon B. Johnson
    Lyndon B. Johnson
    American president 1908-173
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    The poor suffer twice at the rioter's hands. First, his destructive fury scars their neighborhood; second, the atmosphere of accommodation and consent is changed to one of hostility and resentment.
  • John Keats
    John Keats
    English poet 1795-1821
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    The Public is a thing I cannot help looking upon as an enemy, and which I cannot address without feelings of hostility.
  • Thomas Carlyle
    Thomas Carlyle
    Scottish writer and historicus 1795-1881
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    We call it a Society; and go about professing openly the totalest separation, isolation. Our life is not a mutual helpfulness; but rather, cloaked under due laws-of-war, named ''fair competition'' and so forth, it is a mutual hostility.
  • Albert Schweitzer
    Albert Schweitzer
    German theologian and doctor 1875-1965
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    Constant kindness can accomplish much. As the sun makes ice melt, kindness causes misunderstanding, mistrust, and hostility to evaporate.
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