Disgust Quotes

Attainment is followed by neglect, possession by disgust, and the malicious remark of the Greek epigrammatist on marriage may be applied to many another course of life, that its two days of happiness are the first and the last.

Samuel Johnson

But most of us are apt to settle within ourselves that the man who blocks our way is odious, and not to mind causing him a little of the disgust which his personality excites in ourselves.

George Eliot

Nothing more strongly arouses our disgust than cannibalism, yet we make the same impression on Buddhists and vegetarians, for we feed on babies, though not our own

Robert Louis Stevenson

One of the most devastating experiences in human life is disillusionment. Of course there are some illusions the disillusionment of which is healthy. It takes two things to bowl over a tree a heavy wind outside and decay inside. Much of the moral wreckage is caused by inner cynicism a disgust with life's futility, an inability to see sense in it. A person in that mood is an easy mark for the next high wind.

Art Sisson

All affectation; 'tis my perfect scorn; Object of my implacable disgust

William Cowper

Evermore in the world is this marvelous balance of beauty and disgust, magnificence and rats

Ralph Waldo Emerson

England and the English As a rule they will refuse even to sample a foreign dish, they regard such things as garlic and olive oil with disgust, life is unlivable to them unless they have tea and puddings.

George Orwell

If ever a man and his wife, or a man and his mistress, who pass nights as well as days together, absolutely lay aside all good breeding, their intimacy will soon degenerate into a coarse familiarity, infallibly productive of contempt or disgust.

Lord Chesterfield

I am unable to understand how a man of honor could take a newspaper in his hands without a shudder of disgust..

Charles Baudelaire

I saw Hamlet Prince of Denmark played; but now the old plays begin to disgust this refined age.

John Evelyn

A woman can hide her love for 40 years, but her disgust and anger not for one day

Arab Proverb

It is only by softening and disguising dead flesh by culinary preparation that it is rendered susceptible of mastication or digestion, and that the sight of its bloody juices and raw horror does not excite intolerable loathing and disgust.

Percy Bysshe Shelley

Of all the things that oppress me, this sense of the evil working of nature herself - my disgust at her barbarity - clumsiness - darkness - bitter mockery of herself - is the most desolating.

John Ruskin

I dont like animals. Its a strange thing, I dont like men and I dont like animals. As for God, he is beginning to disgust me.

Samuel Beckett
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