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Despise not death, but welcome it, for nature wills it like all else.
Death and Dying
Marcus Aurelius

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A child cannot be taught by anyone who despises him, and a child cannot afford to be fooled.
Education
James Baldwin

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Contempt is not a thing to be despised.
Uncategorised
Edmund Burke

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If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
Freedom of Speech
Noam Chomsky

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Great is the power of habit. It teaches us to bear fatigue and to despise wounds and pain.
Habit
Marcus T. Cicero

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And what a delight it is to make friends with someone you have despised.
Friends and Friendship
Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

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To despise our own species is the price we must often pay for knowledge of it.
Knowledge
Charles Caleb Colton

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We often pretend to fear what we really despise, and more often despise what we really fear.
Fear
Charles Caleb Colton

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A fool despises good counsel, but a wise man takes it to heart.
Fools and Foolishness
Confucius

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To know all is not to forgive all. It is to despise everybody.
Knowledge
Quentin Crisp

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To supervise people, you must either surpass them in their accomplishments or despise them.
Management
Benjamin Disraeli

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Mediocrity in politics is not to be despised. Greatness is not needed.
Politicians and Politics
Hans Magnus Enzensberger

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By continually scolding someone, they in time become accustomed to it and despise your reproof.
Correction
French Proverb

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Beauty is an outward gift, which is seldom despised, except by those to whom it has been refused.
Beauty
Edward Gibbon

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My constituency is the desperate, the damned, the disinherited, the disrespected and the despised.
Politicians and Politics
Jesse Jackson

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We do not despise all those who have vices, but we do despise those that have no virtue.
Vice
Francois De La Rochefoucauld

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If you love the sacred and despise the ordinary, you are still bobbing in the ocean of delusion.
Worth
Lin-Chi

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Lying is a terrible vice, it testifies that one despises God, but fears men.
Lies and Lying
Michel Eyquem De Montaigne

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Of all the infirmities we have, the most savage is to despise our being.
Self-pity
Michel Eyquem De Montaigne

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He who despises himself nevertheless esteems himself as a self-despiser.
self-esteem
Friedrich Nietzsche

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Men despise religion. They hate it and are afraid it may be true.
Religion
Blaise Pascal

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Little enemies and little wounds must not be despised.
Insults
Proverb

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Old age though despised, is coveted by all.
Age and Aging
Proverb

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Perhaps the only true dignity of man is his capacity to despise himself.
Dignity
George Santayana

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No one can be despised by another until he has learned to despise himself.
Hatred
Seneca

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