Spite Related Quotes



As a decrepit father takes delight To see his active child do deeds of youth, So I, made lame by fortune's dearest spite, Take all my comfort of thy worth and truth.

William Shakespeare

#Delight #Lame #Spite


Human nerves quickly get accustomed to the most unusual conditions and circumstances and I noticed that quite a number of men actually fell asleep from sheer exhaustion in the trenches, in spite of the roaring of the cannon about us and the whizzing of shrapnel over our heads.

Fritz Kreisler

#Cannon #Exhaustion #Heads #Men #Nerves #Noticed #Spite #Trenches


In spite of muzzling the press, imprisoning thousands, and engaging in torture, kidnapping and murder, the Socialist government was still vulnerable to the accusation of being "soft on Basques.

Mark Kurlansky

#Accusation #Engaging #Press On #Spite


She loved him not only in spite of but because he himself was incapable of love.

William Faulkner

#Incapable #Spite


I explain the law of compensation like this: 'Returns are minimal in spite of massive effort at the start, yet returns can be massive with minimal effort over time.

Robert Kiyosaki

#Compensation #Spite


“It would assuredly make a difference if Christians, in their approach one to another, realized that, in spite of appearances, they were in fact one.”

Roland Allen

#Appearances #Approach #Assuredly #Christians #Difference #One #Realized #Spite


Painting is always strongest when in spite of composition, color, etc., it appears as a fact, or an inevitability, as opposed to a souvenir or arrangement.

Robert Rauschenberg

#Appears #Arrangement #Etc #Opposed #Souvenir #Spite


The great chasm between the thing I say, and the thing I would say, would be quite dispiriting to me, in spite even of such kindnesses as yours, if the desire did not master the despondency.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

#Chasm #Despondency #Spite


The Kiss scene was attempted three times. The first was in a peculiar spot of the fort on the ground level. It felt forced to me, and I knew right away that, in spite of what others were saying, it was dead wrong.

Madeleine Stowe

#Attempted #Spite


In spite of everything that was done to me and my race, in spite of the adversity and the bitter moments, again we rise.

Maya Angelou

#Adversity #Rise #Spite