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Quote Left He who joyfully marches to music in rank and file has already earned my contempt. He has been given a large brain by mistake, since for him the spinal cord would fully suffice. This disgrace to civilization should be done away with at once. Heroism at command, senseless brutality, and all the loathsome nonsense that goes by the name of patriotism, how violently I hate all this, how despicable and ignoble war is I would rather be torn to shreds than be part of so base an action It is my conviction that killing under the cloak of war is nothing but an act of murder. Quote Right
Quote Left Thousands of lives were suddenly ended by evil, despicable acts of terror. referring to the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon Quote Right
Quote Left There is no one thoroughly despicable. We cannot descend much lower than an idiot; and an idiot has some advantages over a wise man. Quote Right
Quote Left I know of nothing more despicable and pathetic than a man who devotes all the hours of the waking day to the making of money for money's sake. Quote Right
Quote Left All things are sold: the very light of heaven is venal; earth's unsparing gifts of love, the smallest and most despicable things that lurk in the abysses of the deep, all objects of our life, even life itself, and the poor pittance which the laws allow of liberty, the fellowship of man, those duties which his heart of human love should urge him to perform instinctively, are bought and sold as in a public mart of not disguising selfishness, that sets on each its price, the stamp-mark of her reign. Quote Right
Quote Left He who joyfully marches to music rank and file, has already earned my contempt. He has been given a large brain by mistake, since for him the spinal cord would surely suffice. This disgrace to civilization should be done away with at once. Heroism at command, how violently I hate all this, how despicable and ignoble war is; I would rather be torn to shreds than be a part of so base an action. It is my conviction that killing under the cloak of war is nothing but an act of murder. Quote Right
Quote Left There is nothing more despicable than an old man who has no other proof than his age to offer of his having lived long in the world. Quote Right
Quote Left He who joyfully marches to music in rank and file has already earned my contempt. He has been given a large brain by mistake, since for him the spinal cord would fully suffice. This disgrace to civilization should be done away with at once. Heroism at command, senseless brutality, deplorable patriotism, how violently I hate all this, how despicable and ignoble war is; I would rather be torn to shreds than be part of so base an action! It is my conviction that killing under the cloak of war is nothing but an act of murder. Quote Right
Quote Left Good men extend their pity, even unto the most despicable animals. The moon does not withhold the light, even from the cottage of a Chandala [outcast]. … Those who have forsaken the killing of all; those who are helpmates to all; those who are a sanctuary to all; those men are in the way of heaven. … Not to kill is a supreme duty … What is religion? Compassion for all things which have life. Quote Right
Quote Left I know of nothing more despicable and pathetic than a man who devotes all of the hours of the waking day to the making of money for money's sake. Quote Right
Quote Left Ambition is pitiless. Any merit that it cannot use it finds despicable. Quote Right
Quote Left Nothing so fretful, so despicable as a Scribbler, see what I am, and what a parcel of Scoundrels I have brought about my ears, and what language I have been obliged to treat them with to deal with them in their own way; -- all this comes of Authorship. Quote Right
Quote Left It is not human nature we should accuse but the despicable conventions that pervert it. Quote Right
Quote Left My final warning to you is always pay for your own drinks. All the scandals in the world of politics today have their cause in the despicable habit of swallowing free drinks. Quote Right
Quote Left The nature of men and women - their essential nature - is so vile and despicable that if you were to portray a person as he really is, no one would believe you. Quote Right
Quote Left It's weak and despicable to go on wanting things and not trying to get them Quote Right
Quote Left Nothing is more despicable than respect based on fear. Quote Right

Member Quotes About Despicable

Quote Left "It is a despicable thing for one parent to try and deminish the way a child perceives another parent" Quote Right
Quote Left I was taught that when someone respects you, he equally will honor you. But if it is out of fear, then they’ll always despise you. An honorable leader nurtures and earns respect from his people, while a despicable leader imposes fear and receives hatred!! Quote Right