Contempt Quotes

Speak of the moderns without contempt and of the ancients without idolatry; judge them all by their merits, but not by their age.

I’ve seen a look in dogs’ eyes, a quickly vanishing look of amazed contempt, and I am convinced that basically dogs think humans are nuts.

Wrongs are often forgiven; contempt never.

God shows His contempt for wealth by the kind of persons He selects to receive it.

This only grant me, that my means may lie too low for envy, for contempt too high.

In politics nothing is contemptible.

An appeal, Hinnissy, is where ye ask wan coort to show its contempt f’r another coort.

To punish me for my contempt for authority, fate made me an authority myself.

There is an insolence which none but those who themselves deserve contempt can bestow, and those only who deserve no contempt can bear.

Pride that dines on vanity, sups on contempt.