Disgust Quotes

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Arab Proverb

There are people who in spite of their merit disgust us, and others who please us in spite of their faults.

François de la Rochefoucauld

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

For the good, when praised, feel something of disgust, if to excess commended.

Euripides

Words become low by the occasions to which they are applied, or the general character of them who use them; and the disgust which they produce arises from the revival of those images with which they are commonly united.

Samuel Johnson

Love is disgusting when you no longer possess yourself.

Pola Negri

The vine bears three kinds of grapes: the first of pleasure, the second of intoxication, the third of disgust.

Diogenes

It is curious how there seems to be an instinctive disgust in Man for his nearest ancestors and relations. If only Darwin could conscientiously have traced man back to the Elephant or the Lion or the Antelope, how much ridicule and prejudice would have been spared to the doctrine of Evolution.

Havelock Ellis

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

Jealousy is indeed a poor medium to secure love, but it is a secure medium to destroy one's self-respect. For jealous people, like dope-fiends, stoop to the lowest level and in the end inspire only disgust and loathing.

Emma Goldman

After another moment's silence, she mumbled that I was peculiar, that that was probably why she loved me but that one day I might disgust her for the very same reason.

Albert Camus

The time will come when it will disgust you to look in the mirror.

Rose F. Kennedy

Fishing is boring, unless you catch an actual fish, and then it is disgusting.

Dave Barry

My pacifism is an instinctive feeling, a feeling that possesses me because the murder of men is disgusting. My attitude is not derived from any intellectual theory but is based on my deepest antipathy to every kind of cruelty and hatred.

Albert Einstein

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Updated On : May 05, 2012
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