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William Steig Quotes and Sayings

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I've always despised old people.
I got angry at my father when he began to show signs of age.
- William Steig

I think I feel a little differently than other people do.
For some reason I've never felt grown up.
- William Steig

To tell the truth, I don't read children's books.
I'm an adult.
I just write them.
- William Steig

People are no damned good.
- William Steig

 

Beauty is an outward gift,
which is seldom despised,
except by those to whom it has been refused.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Although as a sailor I despised politics -
for I loved my sailor's life and still love it today -
conditions forced me to take up a definite attitude
towards political problems.
- Fritz Sauckel

Contempt is the weapon of the weak and a defense against
one's own despised and unwanted feelings.
- Alice Duer Miller

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Mediocrity in politics is not to be despised.
Greatness is not needed.
- Hans Magnus Enzensberger

Most honorable are services rendered to the State;
even if they do not go beyond words,
they are not to be despised.
- Sallust

We avenge intellect when we dupe a fool,
and it is a victory not to be despised for a fool is
covered with steel and it is often very hard to find his vulnerable part.
- Giacomo Casanova

Enthusiasm is the inspiration of everything great.
Without it no man is to be feared, and with it none despised.
- Christian Nestell Bovee

I am Patrick, a sinner, most uncultivated and least
of all the faithful and despised in the eyes of many.
- Saint Patrick

The native American has been generally despised by
his white conquerors for his poverty and simplicity.
- Charles Eastman

If I despised myself, it would be no compensation if everyone saluted me,
and if I respect myself, it does not trouble me if others hold me lightly.
- Max Nordau

We must never undervalue any person.
The workman loves not that his work should be despised in his presence.
Now God is present everywhere, and every person is His work.
- Saint Francis de Sales

I had always loved expressionist painting,
like every European.
In fact I admired it all the more because these were
precisely the paintings despised by my father's generation.
- Georg Baselitz

Although I have to admit I have despised a couple of
people simply because they have never had a job in their lives.
- Jeffrey Bernard

The dupe of friendship, and the fool of love;
have I not reason to hate and to despise myself? Indeed I do;
and chiefly for not having hated and despised the world enough.
- William Hazlitt

Firmness in enduring and exertion is a character I always wish to possess.
I have always despised the whining yelp of complaint and cowardly resolve.
- Robert Burns

The poor man wishes to conceal his poverty,
and the rich man his wealth: the former fears lest he be despised,
the latter lest he be plundered.
- Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

There is reason to think the most celebrated philosophers
would have been bunglers at business;
but the reason is because they despised it.
- George Savile

When you put a tiny and despised minority up for a popular vote,
the minority usually loses.
- Andrew Sullivan

Callousness and insolence bring to bare unanimous social condemnation,
while the simple efforts of politeness are admired;
even in those who are otherwise despised.
- Bryant H. McGill

Frost isn't exactly despised but not enough people
have worked out what a brilliant poet he was.
- Paul Muldoon

A servant of God has but one Master.
It ill becomes the servant to seek to be rich,
and great, and honored in that world where his Lord was poor,
and mean, and despised.
- George Muller

Women's strong qualities have become despised because of their weakness.
The obvious remedy is to create a feminine character
with all the strength of Superman plus all the allure
of a good and beautiful woman.
- William Moulton Marston

And though my Lord hath lost his estate and been banished out of his country,
yet neither despised poverty nor pinching necessity
could make him break the bonds of friendship or weaken his loyal duty.
- Margaret Cavendish

Nancy Drew was always changing her outfits.
I despised girls' clothing, I couldn't wait to get
home from school and get out of it.
The last thing I wanted to read was minute descriptions of Nancy's frocks.
- Alison Bechdel

You can sell millions of records, be showered with
all this love and admiration and still feel despised and unwanted.
That's what I felt.
I've made a lot of mistakes I'm not proud of.
- Scott Stapp

It is easy enough to say that poverty is no crime.
No; if it were men wouldn't be ashamed of it.
It is a blunder, though, and is punished as such.
A poor man is despised the whole world over.
- Jerome K. Jerome

At the same time, I was listening to black music,
and I began to think that the best musicians were receiving the worst treatment.
The people who were doing the greatest work were despised as lower class,
with no dignity accorded to what they did.
- Henry Flynt

What is sacred among one people may be ridiculous in another;
and what is despised or rejected by one cultural group,
may in a different environment become the cornerstone
for a great edifice of strange grandeur and beauty.
- Hu Shih

Modernity is the transitory, the fugitive,
the contingent, which make up one half of art,
the other being the eternal and the immutable.
This transitory fugitive element, which is constantly changing,
must not be despised or neglected.
- Charles Baudelaire

Everything has beauty,
but not everyone sees it.
- Confucius PHOTO

The beauty does not live out there;
the beauty's in my eyes.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The future belongs to those
who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

There is beauty and adventure in the commonplace
for those with eyes to see beyond.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We have only this moment,
sparkling like a star in our hand -
and melting like a snowflake.
- Marie B. Ray

This is my wish for you:
Comfort on difficult days,
Smiles when sadness intrudes,
Rainbows to follow the clouds,
Laughter to kiss your lips,
Sunsets to warm your heart,
Hugs when spirits sag,
Beauty for your eyes to see,
Friendships to brighten your being,
Faith so that you can believe,
Confidence for when you doubt,
Courage to know yourself,
Patience to accept the truth,
Love to complete your life.
- Anonymous

Do not blame the thistle that you see no beauty.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Even from the darkest night songs of beauty can be born.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder
- Anonymous

Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations.
I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty,
believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.
- Louisa May Alcott

Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.
- Anne Frank

I don't think of all the misery
but of the beauty that still remains.
- Anne Frank

The most beautiful things in the world
cannot be seen or even touched,
they must be felt with the heart.
- Helen Keller

People are like stained glass windows,
they sparkle and shine when the sun is out,
but when darkness sets in their true beauty
is revealed only if there is a light from within.
- Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

Beauty is whatever gives joy.
- Edna St. Vincent Millay

Life is full of beauty. Notice it.
Notice the bumble bee, the small child,
and the smiling faces.
Smell the rain, and feel the wind.
Live your life to the fullest potential,
and fight for your dreams.
- Ashley Smith

When we contemplate the whole globe as one great dewdrop,
striped and dotted with continents and islands,
flying through space with other stars
all singing and shining together as one,
the whole universe appears as an infinite storm of beauty.
- John Muir

Like Beauty, Joy and Suffering are
in the Eye of the Beholder.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Everybody needs beauty as well as bread,
places to play in and pray in,
where nature may heal and cheer
and give strength to the body and soul.
- John Muir

See beauty in the familiar.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Go ahead. Weep for the rare,
the never seen this way again,
the excruciating, ineffable,
unmitigated beauty of love.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

It is amazing how complete is the delusion
that beauty is goodness.
- Leo Tolstoy

We find delight in the beauty and happiness of children
that makes the heart too big for the body.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Love is the beauty of the soul.
- Saint Augustine

Through Love and through Beauty, we achieve immortality.
- Jewel (paraphrasing Plato)

Choose to See Beauty and Joy:
Much in life can be seen as ugly or beautiful - it's our choice.
Why would we choose to see any part of life as ugly?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Flowers are Nature's messengers -
reminders of an unspeakable beauty.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You have a choice about the perspective you take on life.
See tragedy, and the world is tragic -
see beauty, and the world is beautiful.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When I am working on a problem,
I never think about beauty,
but when I have finished,
if the solution is not beautiful,
I know it is wrong.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

To love beauty is to see light.
- Victor Hugo

There is beauty and serenity in the eye of the storm.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The perception of beauty is a moral test.
- Henry David Thoreau

Let the beauty of what you love be what you do.
- Rumi

When you are reluctant to change,
think of the beauty of autumn.
- V. B. Brown

Everybody needs beauty as well as bread.
- John Muir

The longer I live, the more beautiful life becomes.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

A woman whose smile is open and whose expression is
glad has a kind of beauty no matter what she wears.
- Anne Roiphe

Heat cannot be separated from fire, or beauty from The Eternal.
- Dante Alighieri


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