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Letter "L" » loathing
«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.»
Author: Emma Goldman
, self respect
, The Fiend
«Lack of discipline leads to frustration and self-loathing»
«The pleasure of the act of love is gross and brief and brings loathing after it»
«Self-love depressed becomes self-loathing.»
«In thinking of America, I sometimes find myself admiring her bright blue sky-her grand old woods-her fertile fields-her beautiful rivers-her mighty lakes and star-crowned mountains. But my rapture is soon checked when I remember that all is cursed with the infernal spirit of slave-holding and wrong; When I remember that with the waters of her noblest rivers, the tears of my brethren are borne to the ocean, disregarded and forgotten; That her most fertile fields drink daily of the warm blood of my outraged sisters, I am filled with unutterable loathing.»
Author: Frederick Douglass
, blue blood
, blue sky
, bright blue
, cursed with
, hold water
, Spirit of America
, The Rapture
«People out there must be told about the self-loathing that follows rape and how it's the greatest breakage in divine law to mutilate themselves, as I have done.»
«MACHINATION, n. The method employed by one's opponents in baffling one's open and honorable efforts to do the right thing.So plain the advantages of machination It constitutes a moral obligation, And honest wolves who think upon't with loathing Feel bound to don the sheep's deceptive clothing. So prospers still the diplomatic art, And Satan bows, with hand upon his heart. --R.S.K.»
Author: Ambrose Bierce
, moral obligation
, Open and
, plain clothes
, Right Thing
«In the consciousness of the truth he has perceived, man now sees everywhere only the awfulness or the absurdity of existence and loathing seizes him.»
«Any reviewer who expresses rage and loathing for a novel is preposterous. He or she is like a person who has put on full armor and attacked a hot fudge sundae.»
Author: Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.
, put on
«A surfeit of the sweetest things the deepest loathing of the stomach brings»