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Wise Quotes about Dislike

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Morality is simply the attitude we adopt
towards people whom we personally dislike.
- Oscar Wilde

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When one has the feeling of dislike for evil,
when one feels tranquil,
one finds pleasure in listening to good teachings;
when one has these feelings and appreciates them,
one is free of fear.
- The Buddha

Hatred is active, and envy passive dislike;
there is but one step from envy to hate.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Indifference and neglect often
do much more damage than outright dislike.
- J. K. Rowling

 

Mostly, it is human to dislike surprises -
often with great intensity.
Be open to new ways;
sometimes newness just knocks on our door;
welcome it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Democracy is being allowed to vote for the candidate you dislike least.
- Robert Byrne

Among those who dislike oppression are many who like to oppress.
- Napoleon Bonaparte

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I'm not full of malice, but I do dislike Neil Diamond a lot,
and I'm sorry that I've done a Neil Diamond song.
- Robert Wyatt

It is the sign of a great mind to dislike greatness,
and to prefer things in measure to things in excess.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Christ: I dislike him very much.
Still, I can stand him.
What I cannot stand is the wretched band of people
whose profession is to hoodwink us about him.
- Samuel Butler

The effect of violent dislike between groups has always
created an indifference to the welfare and honor of the state.
- Thomas B. Macaulay

You don't have to dislike people you disagree with
and it doesn't mean you shouldn't be able to have bipartisan
friendships in this place.
Life's too short to have it any other way.
- Dave Obey

Hate is more lasting than dislike.
- Adolf Hitler

Learning to dislike children at an early age saves
a lot of expense and aggravation later in life.
- Robert Byrne

You really have to get to know Dewey to dislike him.
- Robert A. Taft

Those we dislike can do nothing to please us.
- Samuel Richardson

We define ourselves, in part, by the discriminations we make.
The value of what we love is enriched by our understanding of what we dislike.
- David Ansen

There's nobody in show business that I dislike so I
wouldn't want to get in there to hurt anybody.
- Robert Goulet

I think Michael Moore is loathsome, though,
not because he dislikes Bush, but because he seems to dislike America.
- Tucker Carlson

What is morality in any given time or place? It is
what the majority then and there happen to like and
immorality is what they dislike.
- Alfred North Whitehead

I have an intense dislike for artificial society.
In France, one could lead a free life -
to do what one wanted to do without interference or
criticism from one's neighbors.
- Robert W. Service

The only time people dislike gossip is when you gossip about them.
- Will Rogers

Sad people dislike the happy, and the happy the sad;
the quick thinking the sedate,
and the careless the busy and industrious.
- Horace

I was not afraid of what I did not like.
To overcome dislike of a thing often satisfied one's feeling of honour.
- Georg Brandes

I rather like mysteries.
But I do dislike muddles.
- David Lean

All those who offer an opinion on any doubtful point
should first clear their minds of every sentiment of dislike,
friendship, anger or pity.
- Sallust

I believe in luck: how else can you explain the success of those you dislike?
- Jean Cocteau

I don't hate anyone.
I dislike.
But my dislike is the equivalent of anyone else's hate.
- Elsa Maxwell

People often become actresses because of something
they dislike about themselves:
They pretend they are someone else.
- Bette Davis

There is a visceral dislike of George Bush,
and it's going to bring these guys together.
- Terry McAuliffe

What you dislike in another take care to correct in yourself.
- Thomas Sprat

The reason I dislike talking about the creative process
is that I do have a creative process that is a winner and it's a sure thing.
- Garth Hudson

To like an individual because he's black is just as
insulting as to dislike him because he isn't white.
- e. e. cummings

Of puns it has been said that those who most dislike
them are those who are least able to utter them.
- Edgar Allan Poe

It's not that I dislike many people.
It's just that I don't like many people.
- Bryant Gumbel

I am not a prophet in any sense of the word,
and I entertain an active and intense dislike of the
foregoing mixture of optimism,
fatalism, and conservatism.
- Herbert Croly

I very much dislike writing about myself or my work,
and when pressed for autobiographical material can
only give a bare chronological outline which contains no pertinent facts.
- Shirley Jackson

People who know me well, call me Elizabeth.
I dislike Liz.
- Elizabeth Taylor

Be able to cite three good qualities of every relative
or acquaintance that you dislike.
- Marilyn vos Savant

However much I dislike the idea of abortion,
you should not criminalize a woman who,
in very difficult circumstances, makes that choice.
- Tony Blair

He has all of the virtues I dislike,
and none of the vices I admire.
- Winston Churchill

I don't care whether people like me or dislike me.
I'm not on earth to win a popularity contest.
I'm here to be the best human being I possibly can be.
- Tab Hunter

I dislike literary jargon and never use it.
Criticism has only one function and that is to help
readers read and understand literature.
It is not a science, it is an aid to art.
- Anne Stevenson

The people who don't like it tend to dislike it intensely.
That's unfortunate, but not surprising when one deliberately
goes against audience expectations.
- John M. Ford

As a rule, there is no surer way to the dislike of
men than to behave well where they have behaved badly.
- Lew Wallace

I don't dislike babies, though I think very young ones rather disgusting.
- Queen Victoria

I dislike math, yet I respect and appreciate the fact
that math is the language of the universe.
- Lucas Grabeel

Whatever people in general do not understand,
they are always prepared to dislike;
the incomprehensible is always the obnoxious.
- Letitia Landon

Too many moralists begin with a dislike of reality.
- Clarence Day

He was an embittered atheist, the sort of atheist who
does not so much disbelieve in God as personally dislike Him.
- George Orwell

Men often oppose a thing merely because they have had
no agency in planning it,
or because it may have been planned by those whom they dislike.
- Alexander Hamilton

I love to deal with doctrines and events.
The contests of men about men I greatly dislike.
- James A. Garfield

I don't remember ever being full of dislike and hatred for people,
like some kids I've come across now.
- Jeffrey Bernard

Genre categories are irrelevant.
I dislike them, but I do not have the casting vote.
- Tanith Lee

No, seriously, I really don't have much ill-will toward anyone these days;
I just ignore the people that I dislike.
- Boyd Rice

I'm so in control of my life, you shouldn't dislike
anything I do-because I'm not only in the best place I've ever been,
but it keeps getting better and better.
- Drew Barrymore

They that approve a private opinion,
call it opinion; but they that dislike it,
heresy; and yet heresy signifies no more than private opinion.
- Thomas Hobbes

I think spirituality is a good thing but I dislike
any sort of dogmatic organization.
- Noah Taylor

To like and dislike the same things,
this is what makes a solid friendship.
- Sallust

There are those who so dislike the nude that they find
something indecent in the naked truth.
- F. H. Bradley

Commonplace people dislike tragedy because they dare
not suffer and cannot exult.
- John Masefield

I never dislike anyone that I am in competition with.
I welcome the challenge.
Besides, I get along with just about everyone.
- Dante Hall

Whenever we approve, we can find a hundred good reasons
to justify our approbation.
Whenever we dislike, we can find a thousand to justify our dislike.
- Samuel Richardson

I dislike when people try to pigeonhole me,
when all I want is to do good work.
- Karen Black

There are two things in ordinary conversation which
ordinary people dislike -
information and wit.
- Stephen Leacock

What I love about the East End is that there's a great perseverance,
determination and courage.
What I dislike about it is that there is sometimes
a celebration of ignorance.
- Eddie Marsan

The vast majority of human beings dislike and even
actually dread all notions with which they are not familiar...
Hence it comes about that at their first appearance
innovators have generally been persecuted,
and always derided as fools and madmen.
- Aldous Huxley

I believed that I was being forced to sacrifice my
family and my career in defense of the Communist Party,
from which I had long been separated and which I had
grown to dislike and distrust.
- Edward Dmytryk

Great dislike to the Bible was shown by those who conversed with me about it,
and several have remarked to me, at different times,
that if it were not for that book, Catholics would
never be led to renounce their own faith.
- Maria Monk

Everybody has a right to like or dislike anything or anyone.
From a flower to a flavor to a book or a composition
but it is very sad that in our country we actually
fight over such things in an unseemly manner.
- Ravi Shankar

The acknowledged legislators of the world take the world as given.
They dislike mysteries, for mysteries cannot be coded,
or legislated, and wonder cannot be made into law.
And so these legislators police the accepted frontiers of things.
- Ben Okri


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