Quotes: indignation

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  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    A good indignation brings out all one's powers.
  • Gilbert K. Chesterton
    Gilbert K. Chesterton
    English writer 1874-1936
    Gilbert K. Chesterton
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    A puritan is a person who pours righteous indignation into the wrong things.
  • William B. Yeats
    William B. Yeats
    Irish poet 1865-1918
    William B. Yeats
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    Hate is a kind of 'passive suffering', but indignation is a kind of joy.
  • Gilbert Keith Chesterton
    Gilbert Keith Chesterton
    English writer 1874-1936
    Gilbert Keith Chesterton
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    A puritan is a person who pours righteous indignation into the wrong things.
  • Angelina Grimke
    Angelina Grimke
    American activists and female advocates of abolition and women's rights 1805-1879
    Angelina Grimke
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    I appeal to you, my friends, as mothers: are you willing to enslave your children? You stare back with horror and indignation at such questions. But why, if slavery is not wrong to those upon whom it is imposed?
  • Bertrand Russell
    Bertrand Russell
    English philosopher and mathematician 1872-1970
    Bertrand Russell
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    Indignation is a submission of our thoughts, but not of our desires.
  • Man watches his history on the screen with apathy and an occasional passing flicker of horror or indignation.
  • H.G. Wells
    H.G. Wells
    British-born American author 1866-1946
    H.G. Wells
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    Moral indignation is jealousy with a halo.
  • Elizabeth Gaskell
    Elizabeth Gaskell
    British writer 1810-1865
    Elizabeth Gaskell
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    My heart burnt within me with indignation and grief; we could think of nothing else. All night long we had only snatches of sleep, waking up perpetually to the sense of a great shock and grief. Every one is feeling the same. I never knew so universal a feeling.
  • Simone de Beauvoir
    Simone de Beauvoir
    French authoress and philosopher 1908-1986
    Simone de Beauvoir
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    One's life has value so long as one attributes value to the life of others, by means of love, friendship, indignation and compassion.
  • Angelina Grimke
    Angelina Grimke
    American activists and female advocates of abolition and women's rights 1805-1879
    Angelina Grimke
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    Only let the North exert as much moral influence over the South, as the South has exerted demoralizing influence over the North, and slavery would die amid the flame of Christian remonstrance, and faithful rebuke, and holy indignation.
  • Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
    Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
    German philosopher 1770-1831
    Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
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    Poverty in itself does not make men into a rabble; a rabble is created only when there is joined to poverty a disposition of mind, an inner indignation against the rich, against society, against the government.
  • Benjamin Disraeli
    Benjamin Disraeli
    English statesman and writer 1804-1881
    Benjamin Disraeli
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    The question is this - Is man an ape or an angel? My Lord, I am on the side of the angels. I repudiate with indignation and abhorrence these new fanged theories.
  • Edmund Burke
    Edmund Burke
    English politician and philosopher 1729-1797
    Edmund Burke
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    The wise determine from the gravity of the case; the irritable, from sensibility to oppression; the high minded, from disdain and indignation at abusive power in unworthy hands.
  • Victor Hugo
    Victor Hugo
    French writer 1802-1885
    Victor Hugo
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    There is no more sovereign eloquence than the truth in indignation.
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