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Abhorrence Quotes

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I prefer to be true to myself, even at the hazard of
incurring the ridicule of others,
rather than to be false, and to incur my own abhorrence.
- Frederick Douglass

Abhorrence of apartheid is a moral attitude,
not a policy.
- Edward Heath

Long before the terrifying potential of the arms race was recognized,
there was a widespread instinctive abhorrence of nuclear weapons,
and a strong desire to get rid of them.
- Joseph Rotblat

In those days, slavery was not looked upon,
even in Quaker Philadelphia, with the shudder and abhorrence
one feels towards it now.
- John Sergeant Wise

 

I have, indeed, no abhorrence of danger,
except in its absolute effect - in terror.
- Edgar Allan Poe

Whence it is somewhat strange that any men from so
mean and silly a practice should expect commendation,
or that any should afford regard thereto;
the which it is so far from meriting,
that indeed contempt and abhorrence are due to it.
- Isaac Barrow

You must show the world that you abhor fighting.
- Desmond Tutu

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I abhor war and view it as the greatest scourge of mankind.
- Thomas Jefferson

I abhor averages.
I like the individual case.
A man may have six meals one day and none the next,
making an average of three meals per day,
but that is not a good way to live.
- Louis D. Brandeis

I abhor grades - if a child does his best,
that's all that should be asked.
- Richard Dawson

The American people abhor a vacuum.
- Theodore Roosevelt

I abhor a hoe.
I am fond of flowers but not of dirt,
and had rather buy them than cultivate them.
- Lyman Abbott

My mind rebels at stagnation.
Give me problems, give me work, give me the most abstruse cryptogram,
or the most intricate analysis, and I am in my own proper atmosphere.
But I abhor the dull routine of existence.
I crave for mental exaltation.
- Arthur Conan Doyle

On the one hand we publicly pronounce the equality of all peoples;
on the other hand,
in our immigration laws, we embrace in practice these
very theories we abhor and verbally condemn.
- Emanuel Celler

I know divers, and divers men know me,
which love me as I do them: yet if I should pray them,
when I meet them in the street openly,
they would abhor me; but if I pray them where they
be appointed to meet me secretly,
they will hear me and accept my request.
- William Tyndale

Good manners are appreciated as much as bad manners are abhorred.
- Bryant H. McGill

Make a careful list of all things done to you that you abhorred.
Don't do them to others, ever.
- Dee Hock

I have always abhorred the business end of music.
- Mark Edwards

Bodily decay is gloomy in prospect,
but of all human contemplations,
the most abhorrent is body without mind.
- Thomas Jefferson

I may find Saddam Hussein's regime abhorrent -
any normal person would -
but the survival of it is in his hands.
- Tony Blair

The challenge is to lend conviction even to the voices
which advocate views I find personally abhorrent,
whether they are political Islamists or officers justifying a coup.
- Orhan Pamuk

Nothing can be more abhorrent to democracy
than to imprison a person
or keep him in prison because he is unpopular.
This is really the test of civilization.
- Winston Churchill

Let me go to Clinton's new proposal:
to have uniforms in public schools.
And people are doing that.
How come they're doing that? Dress codes!
I find that abhorrent.
- Russell Means

I said I thought female labour of the sort exacted from these slaves,
and corporal chastisement such as they endure,
must be abhorrent to any manly or humane man.
- Fanny Kemble

There is no heresy or no philosophy which is so abhorrent
to the church as a human being.
- James Joyce

Studios have been trying to get rid of the actor for
a long time and now they can do it.
They got animation.
NO more actor, although for now they still have to borrow a voice or two.
Anyway, I find it abhorrent.
- James Coburn

Iran's continued pursuit of nuclear weapons,
support for international terrorist organizations,
and abhorrent human rights practices pose one of the
greatest threats to global security.
- Allyson Schwartz

Nature abhors a vacuum.
- Francois Rabelais

Sane judgment abhors nothing so much as a picture perpetrated
with no technical knowledge,
although with plenty of care and diligence.
- Albrecht Durer

Humanity abhors, above all things, a vacuum in itself,
and your class will be cut off from humanity as the
surgeon cuts the cancer and alien growth from the body.
- James Larkin

Nature abhors a virgin - a frozen asset.
- Clare Boothe Luce

Those who abhors democracy would rarely immigrate to
an authoritarian state if they have to.
- Joe Chung

Nature abhors annihilation.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

To compel a man to furnish funds for the propagation of ideas
he disbelieves and abhors is sinful and tyrannical.
- Thomas Jefferson

Nature abhors a hero.
For one thing, he violates the law of conservation of energy.
For another, how can it be the survival of the fittest
when the fittest keeps putting himself in situations
where he is most likely to be creamed?
- Solomon Short

Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.
- Lao Tzu

He is richest who is content with the least,
for content is the wealth of nature.
- Socrates

There is sanctuary in being alone with nature.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

In one drop of water are found all the secrets of all the oceans.
- Khalil Gibran

The fog unrolls itself to be a prayer rug to the mountains.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Trees are the earth's endless effort
to speak to the listening heaven.
- Rabindranath Tagore

The true mystery of the world is the visible, not the invisible.
- Oscar Wilde

Pay attention to rainbows, and snowflakes,
butterflies and the songs of birds,
the crash of storm-driven waves
and the mirror-surface of a quiet pond.
Let the depths of nature become a part of your innermost being.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Treat the earth well.
It was not given to you by your parents,
it was loaned to you by your children.
We do not inherit the Earth from our Ancestors,
we borrow it from our Children.
- Native American traditional

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

Nothing is evil which is according to nature.
- Marcus Aurelius

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

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

The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely or unhappy
is to go outside, somewhere where they can be quiet,
alone with the heavens, nature and God.
Because only then does one feel that all is as it should be.
- Anne Frank

Pause to appreciate the beauty around you.
Whether rainbow or butterfly,
mountain or tree, painting or poem -
whether crafted by nature or by a human hand -
beauty adds a magical element to life
that surpasses logic and science.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I will move with the wind.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Nature is my manifestation of God.
I go to nature every day for inspiration in the day's work.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

We must, however, acknowledge, as it seems to me,
that man with all his noble qualities...
still bears in his bodily frame
the indelible stamp of his lowly origin.
- Charles Darwin

The bluebird carries the sky on his back.
- Henry David Thoreau

If Winter comes, can Spring be far behind?
- Percy Bysshe Shelley

Being part of the natural world reminds me
that innocence isn't ever lost completely;
we just need to maintain our goodness to regain it.
- Jewel

That sense of sacredness,
that thinking in generations,
must begin with reverence for this earth.
- Paul Tsongas

If the sight of the blue skies fills you with joy,
if a blade of grass springing up in the fields has power to move you,
if the simple things in nature have a message you understand,
Rejoice, for your soul is alive.
- Eleanora Duse

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

Every blade of grass has an angel
that bends over it and whispers, "grow! grow!
- Talmud

Hold on... Joyfully.
Holding-on does not have to be
a desperate teeth-gritting kind of holding-on.
Holding-on can be a joyful
"this is just the nature of Life,
so I may as well enjoy it"
kind of holding-on.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Keep close to Nature's heart...
and break clear away, once in awhile,
and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods.
Wash your spirit clean.
- John Muir

Nature and human life are as various
as our several constitutions.
Who shall say what prospect life offers to another?
- Henry David Thoreau

Life comes from the earth and life returns to the earth.
- Zhuangzi

We still do not know one thousandth of one percent
of what nature has revealed to us.
- Albert Einstein

The primal rhythmic power
and resonant sound of waves on the shore
are like the earth's heartbeat,
and become our connection with the body of nature.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Take a course in good water and air;
and in the eternal youth of Nature you may renew your own.
Go quietly, alone; no harm will befall you.
- John Muir

The nature of life is to be
a study of contrasts: joy/sadness, full/empty.
The Main Thing is to Keep The Main Thing The Main Thing.
- Stephen Covey

Nature is full of genius, full of the divinity;
so that not a snowflake escapes its fashioning hand.
- Henry David Thoreau

When nature has work to be done,
she creates a genius to do it.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson


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