Despising Yourself Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 36 Quotes About Despising Yourself

#1. In Buddhism we would say that you are lazy ... Despising yourself, thinking you are no good, saying 'I can't do this.' This is the mind of weakness. You must work to overcome it . - Author: David Michie
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#2. She has changed in this way that motherhood changes you, so that you forget you ever had time for small things like despising the color pink. - Author: Barbara Kingsolver
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#3. Obsessed with success and wealth and despising failure and poverty, our society is systematically dividing the population into winners and losers, using institutions like the courts to speed the process. - Author: Matt Taibbi
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#4. I must not, like the quietists, reduce all religion to a denial of any specific action, despising all other means, since what makes perfection is God's order, and the means he ordains is best for the soul. - Author: Jean-Pierre De Caussade
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#5. Despising anything that was easy to achieve because if no sacrifice was involved, it obviously isn't worth having. - Author: Paulo Coelho
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#6. I heard you before, but I could not immediately determine what to say in reply. You wanted me, I know, to say 'Yes,' that you might have the pleasure of despising my taste; but I always delight in overthrowing those kind of schemes, and cheating a person of their premeditated contempt. - Author: Jane Austen
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#7. By despising all that has preceded us, we teach others to despise ourselves. - Author: William Hazlitt
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#8. It is a stupid presumption to go about despising and condemning as false anything that seems to us improbable; this is a common fault in those who think they have more intelligence than the crowd. - Author: Michel De Montaigne
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#9. Depression was a very active state really. Even if you appeared to an observer to be immobilized, your mind was in a frenzy of paralysis. You were unable to function, but were actively despising yourself for it. - Author: Lisa Alther
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#10. It is a great deal to fight while despising war, to accept losing everything while still preferring happiness, to face destruction while cherishing the idea of a higher civilization. - Author: Albert Camus
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#11. I go on writing in both respectable and despised genres because I respect them all, rejoice in their differences, and reject only the prejudice and ignorance that dismisses any book, unread, as not worth reading."
"On Despising Genres," essay - Author: Ursula K. Le Guin
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#12. A developed and decent man cannot be vain without a boundless exactingness towards himself and without despising himself at moments to the point of hatred. - Author: Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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#13. Contempt for flowers is an offence against God. The lovelier the flower, the greater the offence in despising it. The tulip is the loveliest of all flowers. So whoever despised the tulip offends God immeasurably. - Author: Alexandre Dumas
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#14. Alas, I had always loved sorrow and grief, but only for myself, for myself; for them I wept in my pity. I stretched out my arms to them in my despair, accusing, cursing, and despising myself. I told them that I had done all this, I alone, that I had brought them corruption, contagion, and lies! - Author: Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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#15. He has as yet no perfect love, whose disposition towards men depends on what they are like, loving one and despising another for this or that, or sometimes loving, sometimes hating one and the same man. Blessed is the man who can love all men equally. - Author: Maximus The Confessor
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#16. Perhaps you should spend less time despising the game and more time building the patients necessary to win. - Author: Renee Ahdieh
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#17. A hero worn out by his struggle, one who had sacrificed his youth - that was how he might present himself, not without effect. And it was true, in a way. He was physically brave, he had ideals, he was born a peasant and knew what it was to be despised. And she too, just now, had been despising him. - Author: Alice Munro
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#18. If you're capable of despising your own behavior, you might just love yourself. - Author: Criss Jami
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#19. All the miseries and evils which men suffer from vice, crime, ambition, injustice, oppression, slavery and war, proceed from their despising or neglecting the precepts contained in the Bible. - Author: Noah Webster
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#20. Each nation knowing it has the only true religion and the only sane system of government, each despising all the others, each an ass and not suspecting it. - Author: Mark Twain
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#21. He who has lived and thought can't help
despising people in his soul;
him who has felt disturbs
the ghost of irrecoverable days;
for him there are no more enchantments;
him does the snake of memories,
him does repentance bite. - Author: Alexander Pushkin
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#22. Why am I despising you when I'm about to change your life? - Author: John Le Carre
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#23. Courage ought to be guided by skill, and skill armed by courage. Neither should hardiness darken wit, nor wit cool hardiness. Be valiant as men despising death, but confident as unwonted to be overcome. - Author: Philip Sidney
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#24. The greatest step forward in human evolution was made when society began to help the weak and the poor, instead of oppressing and despising them. - Author: Maria Montessori
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#25. But it was a religion which enabled him to despise himself and everyone else without despising the universe, thus allowing him at once in argument or conversation to the advantages of the pessimist and the optimist. - Author: Charles Williams
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#26. There is no rest for the humble except in despising the great, whose only thought of the people is inspired by self-interest or sadism. - Author: Louis-Ferdinand Celine
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#27. You can't write any form of fiction unless you enjoy reading it. You must be sincere in your approach. It's no good despising the form. So many people think they could earn some money from writing something for which they have no affection. It won't work. The first thing you have to have is belief. - Author: Charlotte Bingham
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#28. Proverbs 19:15-16 15 Lazy people sleep soundly, but idleness leaves them hungry. 16 Keep the commandments and keep your life; despising them leads to death. - Author: Anonymous
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#29. Now, having left cities behind me, turned
Away forever from the strange, gregarious
Huddling of men by stones, I find those various
Great towns I knew fused into one, burned
Together in the fire of my despising ... - Author: Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings
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#30. The tea party venerates the Constitution while despising the political system it has produced. - Author: Gideon Rachman
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#31. It is a curious thing how poets tend to become ascetics ... Even a debauch for them is a self-flagellation. They go on the loose in cruelty against themselves, admitting that they are pandering to, and despising, the lower self. - Author: D.H. Lawrence
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#32. A good story is obviously a difficult thing to invent, but its difficulty is a poor reason for despising it. - Author: W. Somerset Maugham
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#33. More men are ruined by underestimating the value of money than by overestimating it. Let us, then, abandon the affectation of despising money, and frankly own its value. - Author: Orison Swett Marden
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#34. Julius brooded. He could see Julius despising the medical school of Pavia. Tobie said, Nicholas managed the journey from Flanders all right. Deferred to you, joked discreetly with me, got on like a dyeworks on fire with the muleteers. - Author: Dorothy Dunnett
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#35. Among the many strange servilities mistaken for pieties, one of the least lovely is that which hopes to flatter God by despising the world, and vilifying human nature. - Author: George Henry Lewes
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#36. Possessing Christ and despising the church is an intolerable contradiction. We cannot have Christ without embracing the church. - Author: R.C. Sproul
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