Quotes by resentment

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  • Norman Vincent Peale
    Norman Vincent Peale
    American minister and author 1898-1993
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    Resentment or grudges do no harm to the person against whom you hold these feelings but every day and every night of your life, they are eating at you.
  • Adam Smith
    Adam Smith
    Scottish Economist 1723-1790
    Adam Smith
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    Resentment seems to have been given us by nature for a defense, and for a defense only! It is the safeguard of justice and the security of innocence.
  • Ben Elton
    Ben Elton
    British-Australian comedian, author, playwright, actor and director 1959-
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    Sympathy for victims is always counter-balanced by an equal and opposite feeling of resentment towards them.
  • Carlos Fuentes
    Carlos Fuentes
    Mexican novelist and essayist 1928-2012
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    The language of Mexicans springs from abysmal extremes of power and impotence, domination and resentment.
  • Germaine Greer
    Germaine Greer
    Australian writer and public intellectual 1939-
    Germaine Greer
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    The misery of the middle-aged woman is a gray and hopeless thing, born of having nothing to live for, of disappointment and resentment at having been gypped by consumer society, and surviving merely to be the butt of its unthinking scorn.
  • Lyndon B. Johnson
    Lyndon B. Johnson
    American president 1908-173
    Lyndon B. Johnson
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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.
  • Al Capp
    Al Capp
    American cartoonist and humorist 1909-1979
    Al Capp
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    The secret of how to live without resentment or embarrassment in a world in which I was different from everyone else. was to be indifferent to that difference.
  • Charles Churchill
    Charles Churchill
    British poet 1731-1764
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    Though by whim, envy, or resentment led, they damn those authors whom they never read.
  • Alan W. Watts
    Alan W. Watts
    In Engeland geboren American philosopher, writer 1915-1973
    Alan W. Watts
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    To be angry about trifles is mean and childish; to rage and be furious is brutish; and to maintain perpetual wrath is akin to the practice and temper of devils; but to prevent and suppress rising resentment is wise and glorious, is manly and divine.
  • Sir Peter Medawar
    Sir Peter Medawar
    British biologist and immunologist
    Sir Peter Medawar
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    Today the world changes so quickly that in growing up we take leave not just of youth but of the world we were young in. Fear and resentment of what is new is really a lament for the memories of our childhood.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
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    What ever the motive for the insult, it is always best to overlook it; for folly doesn't deserve resentment, and malice is punished by neglect.
  • C. Wright Mills
    C. Wright Mills
    American sociologist 1916-1962
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    When white-collar people get jobs, they sell not only their time and energy, but their personalities as well. They sell by the week, or month, their smiles and their kindly gestures, and they must practice that prompt repression of resentment and aggression.
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