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Top 100 Quotes About Aversion

#1. The book of Isaiah is a tract for our own times; our very aversion to it testifies to its relevance. - Author: Hugh Nibley
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#2. Old ideas give way slowly; for they are more than abstract logical forms and categories. They are habits, predispositions, deeply ingrained attitudes of aversion and preference. - Author: John Dewey
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#3. She acquired a lifetime aversion to the phrases bless your heart and poor dears. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#4. He should have had more faith in himself rather than give in to his weaker qualities, in particular his overeagerness to please and aversion to conflict and a lifelong infatuation with hope, which had him dreaming more than doing - Author: Chang-rae Lee
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#5. Those who are devoted to amusements; who love the society of those who love pleasure, have an aversion to religious exercises. - Author: Ellen G. White
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#6. Because he had been- and in many ways still was- such a brilliant man, he no doubt understood the nature of his memory problem. It wasn't pride that prevented him from asking for help but a deep aversion to causing more trouble than necessary for those of us who lived in the normal world. - Author: Yoko Ogawa
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#7. Whatsoever is the object of any man's Appetite or Desire; that is it which he for his part calleth Good: and the object of his Hate and Aversion, evil. - Author: Thomas Hobbes
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#8. The problem is grasping the clock. So what do I do? Let it go, lay it aside - put it down gently without any kind of aversion. Then I can pick it up again, see what time it is and lay it aside when necessary. - Author: Ajahn Sumedho
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#9. The mind spends most of the time lost in fantasies and illusions, reliving pleasant or unpleasant experiences and anticipating the future with eagerness or fear. While lost in such cravings or aversions, we are unaware of what is happening now, what we are doing now. - Author: S. N. Goenka
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#10. In Tantric Buddhism our feeling is that there is no problem with the sensual world unless you have a tremendous attraction or aversion to it. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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If there is attachment, there are desires. If there is no attachment, there are no desires. If there are no desires, there is no possibility of anger, hatred, aversion envy or sorrow. - Author: Sirshree
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#12. One of the greatest inhibitions to the development of human potential is the aversion to effective practice. - Author: Douglas B. Reeves
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#13. I have a congenital aversion to failure. - Author: Abraham Lincoln
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#14. Conversely, high-reactive children may be more likely to develop into artists and writers and scientists and thinkers because their aversion to novelty causes them to spend time inside the familiar - and intellectually fertile - environment of their own heads. - Author: Susan Cain
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#15. Attachment and aversion are the root cause of karma, and karma originates from infatuation. Karma is the root cause of birth and death, and these are said to be the source of misery. None can escape the effect of their own past karma. - Author: Mahavira
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#16. The devil's aversion to holy water is a light matter compared with a despots dread of a newspaper that laughs. - Author: Mark Twain
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#17. I have an aversion to laugh tracks - the moment I hear a laugh track, I go to another channel. - Author: Bob Newhart
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#18. Man has no permanent and unchangeable I. Every thought, every mood, every desire, every sensation says "I." And in each case it seems to be taken for granted that this I belongs to the Whole, to the whole man, and that a thought, a desire, or an aversion is expressed by this Whole. - Author: P.D. Ouspensky
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#19. Rather than reacting with our usual attachment or aversion, taking everything personally and feeling the need to do something about it, we relax into the experience, seeing it clearly and letting it be as it is. - Author: Noah Levine
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#20. One day you will have to tell me where you acquired this aversion to walking on solid ground," said Dominic. "Try having a baby sister whose idea of a good time involves pit traps and land mines," I advised. - Author: Seanan McGuire
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#21. [Peace] cannot be honorable or secure, if the sovereign betrays a pusillanimous aversion to war. - Author: Edward Gibbon
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#22. You know quite well, deep within you, that there is only a single magic, a single power, a single salvation ... and that is called loving. Well, then, love your suffering. Do not resist it, do not flee from it. It is your aversion that hurts, nothing else.
- Author: Hermann Hesse
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#23. It is dangerous and harmful to be guided in our life's course by hatreds and aversions, for they are wasteful of energy and limit and twist the mind and prevent it from perceiving the truth. - Author: Jawaharlal Nehru
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#24. Guilt is a manifestation of condemnation or aversion towards oneself, which does not understand the changing transformative quality of mind.
'Seeking the Heart of Wisdom - Author: Joseph Goldstein
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#25. REPARTEE, n. Prudent insult in retort. Practiced by gentlemen with a constitutional aversion to violence, but a strong disposition to offend. In a war of words, the tactics of the North American Indian. - Author: Ambrose Bierce
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#26. I have always had a certain aversion to heat. And for me, the name of the game on the stage is 'beat the heat.' It's always July under the lights. - Author: Bob Weir
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#27. Compassion practice is daring. It involves learning to relax and allow ourselves to move gently toward what scares us. The trick to doing this is to stay with emotional distress without tightening into aversion, to let fear soften us rather than harden into resistance. - Author: Pema Chodron
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#28. To taking an action that could make life even worse. Psychologists call this "loss aversion." Research in cognitive - Author: Jerome Groopman
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#29. A feeling of aversion or attachment toward something is your clue that there's work to be done. - Author: Ram Dass
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#30. I always had an aversion to your apostles of freedom; each but sought for himself freedom to do what he liked. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#31. When you give in to aversion and anger, it's as though, having decided to kill someone by throwing him into a river, you wrap your arms around his neck, jump into the water with him, and you both drown. In destroying your enemy, you destroy yourself as well. - Author: Chagdud Tulku Rinpoche
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#32. You can't ever get everything you want. It is impossible. Luckily, there is another option: You can learn to control your mind, to step outside of the endless cycle of desire and aversion. - Author: Henepola Gunaratana
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#33. We are motivated more by aversion to the unpleasant than by a will toward truth, freedom, or healing. We are constantly attempting to escape our life, to avoid rather than enter our pain we, and we wonder why it is so difficult to be fully alive. (43) - Author: Stephen Levine
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#34. Some things are in our control, while others are not. We control our opinion, choice, desire, aversion, and, in a word, everything of our own doing. We don't control our body, property, reputation, position, and, in a word, everything not of our own doing. - Author: Ryan Holiday
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#35. How contemptible! Of all things in the world inconstancy is my aversion. Let - Author: Jane Austen
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#36. I have been true to the principles of nonviolence, developing a stronger and stronger aversion to the ideologies of both the far right and the far left and a deeper sense of rage and sorrow over the suffering they continue to produce all over the world. - Author: Joan Baez
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#37. Loss aversion is a powerful conservative force that favors minimal changes from the status quo - Author: Daniel Kahneman
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#38. I was raised Catholic, and I have an aversion to anyone who takes religion to the extreme. - Author: Conor Oberst
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#39. 'Tis safest in matrimony to begin with a little aversion. - Author: Richard Brinsley Sheridan
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#40. If you feel an aversion to a person
that is, an unexplainable feeling of dislike or distaste for him
it is the most dangerous time for a proper opinion of him, his character, or his actions. Any judgment you pass upon him at such a time is bound to be unfair. - Author: Lawrence G. Lovasik
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#41. I don't really have an aversion to watching myself. I think I've been doing it for long enough that I have a system of separating it in my brain from my egotistical neuroses for the most part. - Author: Mae Whitman
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#42. The concept of loss aversion is certainly the most significant contribution of psychology to behavioral economics. - Author: Daniel Kahneman
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#43. I am indebted to the cat for a particular kind of honorable deceit, for a greater control over myself, for a characteristic aversion to brutal sounds, and for the need to keep silent for long periods of time. - Author: Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
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#44. But what ultimately made Yates the scourge of copy editors was his simple aversion to criticism; any emendation in his manuscript, be it a single semicolon, would cause dark alcoholic brooding, which would finally erupt in long, hectoring, semicoherent phone calls. - Author: Blake Bailey
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#45. Naturally we all have an inclination to command, and a great aversion to obey; and yet it is certain that it is more for our good to obey than to command; hence perfect souls have always had a great affection for obedience, and have found all their joy and comfort in it. - Author: Saint Francis De Sales
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#46. I walk fast. I have an aversion to wasting time. My sense of constant motion is one of the reasons that my eldest daughter, Amy, nicknamed me 'the Tasmanian Devil' when she was in her teens. - Author: Jim Webb
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#47. I found English to be a sort of Thomas Hardy aversion therapy. - Author: Neil Gaiman
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#48. By teaching them all to read, we have left them at the mercy of the printed word. By the invention of the film and the radio, we have made certain that no aversion to reading shall secure them from the incessant battery of words, words, words. - Author: Dorothy L. Sayers
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#49. He has a frightening aversion to text messaging in general.
"It's a phone. It's for making calls, not for writing novels". - Author: Patrick Carman
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#50. To hell with you. To hell with you and to hell with the Internet. - Author: Ray Bradbury
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#51. Filipinos have an aversion to blank walls. - Author: Ambeth R. Ocampo
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#52. No one enjoys being talked down to, but I have a particular aversion to it. - Author: Patrick Rothfuss
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#53. Feelings of regret represent our aversion to reality. - Author: Kilroy J. Oldster
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#54. We have too many cellphones. We've got too many internets. We have got to get rid of those machines. We have too many machines now. - Author: Ray Bradbury
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#55. In spite of the momentary desire he had just been feeling for company of any sort, on being actually spoken to he felt immediately his habitual irritable and uneasy aversion for any stranger who approached or attempted to approach him. - Author: Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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#56. Mankind have a great aversion to intellectual labor; but even supposing knowledge to be easily attainable, more people would be content to be ignorant than would take even a little trouble to acquire it. - Author: Samuel Johnson
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#57. The unattractive thing about chauvinism is not so much the aversion to other nations as the love of one's own. - Author: Karl Kraus
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#58. I myself have always disliked being called a "genius." It is fascinating to notice how quick people have been to intuit this aversion and avoid using the term. - Author: John Lanchester
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#59. You seem to have an aversion to the mall."
His answer to that was, "Do I have a dick?"
I felt my lips curl up and I replied , "Yes, baby. You have a dick."
"Then, yeah. I got an aversion to the mall. - Author: Kristen Ashley
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#60. Like charges, charges of the same sign, strongly repel one another. We can think of it as a dedicated mutual aversion to their own kind, a little as if the world were densely populated by anchorites and misanthropes. - Author: Carl Sagan
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#61. Anne of Austria, wife of Louis XIII of France, had such an aversion to roses that she could not stand seeing one even in a painting. - Author: Allen Lacy
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#62. To have the same desires and the same aversion is assuredly a firm bond of friendship. - Author: Sallust
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#63. If we can embrace the adventure and risk and equip our churches to lay down their lives and abandon their inherent loss-aversion, who knows what innovation, what freshness, what new insights from the Spirit will emerge. - Author: Alan Hirsch
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#64. His reserve springs from an aversion to showy displays of feeling - to manifestations of mutual kindliness. He'll love and hate equally under cover, and esteem it a species of impertinence to be loved or hated again. - Author: Emily Bronte
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#65. I have an aversion to news nuggets, so I find myself looking for sites that offer more analysis. - Author: Jeff Moss
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#66. Only by pursuing the extremes in one's nature, with all its contradictions, appetites, aversions, rages, can one hope to understand a little ... oh, I admit only a very little ... of what life is about. - Author: Francoise Sagan
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#67. NASA's myriad failures are in many ways the natural consequence of a catastrophic combination of bureaucracy, monopoly, and a calcifying aversion to the kind of risk necessary for innovation. - Author: Burt Rutan
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#68. Time and again, we let the fear of loss overpower rational decision-making and often make ourselves worse off just to avoid a potential loss. Psychologists call this loss aversion, and it means we often tend to prefer avoiding losses at the expense of acquiring gains. - Author: L. Jon Wertheim
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#69. To cultivate equanimity we practice catching ourselves when we feel attraction or aversion, before it hardens into grasping or negativity. - Author: Pema Chodron
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#70. Crime, folly, sickness and all phenomena must be contemplated with complete freedom from fear aversion or shame. Otherwise we shall fail to see accurately, and interpret intelligently; in which case we shall be unable to outwit and outfight them. - Author: Aleister Crowley
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#71. A man may cry out against sin in principle; but he cannot abhor it except by virtue of a godly aversion against it. I have heard many cry out against sin in the pulpit, but who still live with it without any problem in their heart, house, and everyday life. - Author: John Bunyan
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#72. And thou wilt give thyself relief if thou doest every act of thy life as if it were the last, laying aside all carelessness and passionate aversion from the commands of reason, and all hypocrisy, and self-love, and discontent with the portion which has been given to thee. - Author: Marcus Aurelius
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#73. I don't have an aversion to quote unquote remakes, because I understand what dramatic writing is, what the dramatic profession has always been about, which is talent, not the pretext for its exhibition. - Author: William Monahan
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#74. I have little taste for fashionable dissipations, cards, and dancing; the theatre and tea parties are my aversion, and I look with little envy on those who find their enjoyment in such transitory delights, if delights they may be called. - Author: Dorothea Dix
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#75. My aversion to them ... springs from the perniciousness of that sect to society-I hate Papists, as a man, not as a Protestant. If Papists were only enemies to the religion of other men, I should overlook their errors. As they are foes to liberty, I cannot forgive them. - Author: Horace Walpole
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#76. I am principled against this kind of traffic in the human species ... and to disperse the families I have an aversion. - Author: George Washington
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#77. Replace fear of your own inner experience with a curious, gentle, welcoming attitude - free of judgment, self-blame, and aversion. - Author: Melanie Greenberg
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#78. It may seem strange, but I have an aversion to people trying to kill me. It sparks this almost unconscious desire to do something about it. It also sets fire to my desire to survive. - Author: G.R. Matthews
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#79. Meditation is the short path to happiness. Meditation takes you beyond the desire-aversion operating system that offers very limited happiness and a great deal of frustration. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#80. I view risk-aversion as crippling America in many ways. - Author: Peter Diamandis
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#81. Those whom even love cannot shake from their habitual aversion to risk and inertia are those who are truly unredeemable. - Author: Cristina Nehring
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#82. Once we're willing to confront our emotional suffering, we begin making choices based on attraction instead of aversion, love instead of fear. Where we used to think about what was 'safe,' we now become interested in doing what seems right or fun or meaningful or ripe with possibilities. - Author: Martha Beck
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#83. In fact, this network, which we may identify as the Round Table Groups, has no aversion to cooperating with the Communists, or any other groups, and frequently does so. - Author: Carroll Quigley
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#84. Accepting that a person will die and shucking off any aversion to this blunt thought awakens the mind to realize what is possible in a human life. - Author: Kilroy J. Oldster
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#85. No one has the least regard for the man; with them all, he has been an object of avoidance, suspicion, and aversion; but the spark of life within him is curiously separable from himself now, and they have a deep interest in it, probably because it IS life, and they are living and must die. - Author: Charles Dickens
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#86. But when you move amidst the world of sense, free from attachment and aversion alike, 65 there comes the peace in which all sorrows end, and you live in the wisdom of the Self. 66 - Author: Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa
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#87. I've always had an aversion to debt. - Author: Brunello Cucinelli
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#88. The funniest thing is not who influenced me positively, but who influenced me negatively. I had such an aversion to what Busby Berkeley did; in my early formative years, I thought it was terrible. Now, I think it's wonderful. But then, I wanted to do anything but what Busby Berkeley did. - Author: Stanley Donen
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#89. Perhaps the most vivid recollection of my youth is that of the local wheelmen, led by my father, stopping at our home to eat pone, sip mint juleps, and flog the field hands. This more than anything cultivated my life-long aversion to bicycles. - Author: Tennessee Williams
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#90. I've always had an aversion to looking sexy, but I've grown out of it. - Author: Kristen Stewart
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#91. The profligacy of a man of fashion is looked upon with much less contempt and aversion, than that of a man of meaner condition. - Author: Adam Smith
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#92. Oh, do fuck off. You Muslims and your aversion to drink. Fucking slaughter the greater part of the Western fucking world in Allah's name, but someone wants to toast to your health and suddenly it's all piety, prayer, throw out the pork, and let's put draperies around the women. - Author: Christopher Moore
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#93. Aversion toward the blind exists for the same reason that most prejudices exist: lack of knowledge. Ignorance is a powerful generator of fear. And fear slides easily into aggression and contempt. - Author: Rosemary Mahoney
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#94. All John Reed's violent tyrannies, all his sisters' proud indifference, all his mother's aversion, all the servants' partiality, turned up in my disturbed mind like a dark deposit in a turbid well. - Author: Charlotte Bronte
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#95. men and women who'd constantly filed through our common room, wearing hoodies and piercings - uniform in their aversion to uniformity - to - Author: Jeff Hobbs
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#96. When I was 5 and my sister was 3, we went on a family trip, and she ate cheese off the floor at an airport. My mother, a germaphobe, got very upset. My sister, of course, got a stomach virus, and ever since then, I have an aversion to cheese. - Author: Scott Stossel
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#97. Wake up and realize this is all made up of thoughts, just thoughts. Your appreciation of beauty is a thought; your aversion to an object that is ugly is a thought. Your craving or aversion is nothing but a passing thought in the mind. Realize this is just a thought and you will be free. - Author: Sri Sri Ravi Shankar
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#98. Love receives its death-wound from aversion, and forgetfulness buries it. - Author: Jean De La Bruyere
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#99. I cannot but bless the memory of Julius Caesar, for the great esteem he expressed for fat men and his aversion to lean ones. - Author: David Hume
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#100. If a man felt hostility and aversion, but saw that he had poor or no grounds for his feeling, the remedy was to look for good or at least better grounds
a search hid predisposing thoughts would help him in. - Author: James Gould Cozzens
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