Abhor quotes:

  • Abhor all idea of being saved by good works, but O, be as full of good works as if you were to be saved by them! -- Charles Spurgeon
  • Abhor flatterers as you would deceivers; for both, if trusted, injure those who trust them. If you admit as friends men who seek your favor for the lowest ends, your life will be lacking in friends who will risk your displeasure for the highest good. -- Isocrates
  • I abhor hypocrisy. -- Don Lemon
  • The American people abhor a vacuum. -- Theodore Roosevelt
  • You must show the world that you abhor fighting. -- Desmond Tutu
  • People who abhor solitude may abhor company almost as much. -- Mason Cooley
  • I abhor war and view it as the greatest scourge of mankind. -- Thomas Jefferson
  • I abhor nothing more than bumping into someone I know on the Tube. -- Arthur Smith
  • I abhor grades - if a child does his best, that's all that should be asked. -- Richard Dawson
  • I abhor the words 'classical music.' Few things satisfy me more than a really good cover version. -- Charles Hazlewood
  • One of Dawkins' major gripes is against religion. I am in total agreement on that one. I abhor religion. -- Ray Comfort
  • I abhor a hoe. I am fond of flowers but not of dirt, and had rather buy them than cultivate them. -- Lyman Abbott
  • I abhor 'baby talk.' I speak to kids like I would any other person, and they seem to respond to it. -- Rich Sommer
  • As a liberal and progressive, I abhor the notion of conflict and bloodshed and very much want to find a diplomatic solution to the Iran nuclear issue. -- Edgar Bronfman, Sr.
  • I abhor discrimination. The way I was raised was like most Hoosiers, with the golden rule, that you should do unto others what you'd have them do unto you. -- Mike Pence
  • I abhor crime novels in which the main character can behave however he or she pleases, or do things that normal people do not do, without those actions having social consequences. -- Stieg Larsson
  • On the one hand we publicly pronounce the equality of all peoples; on the other hand, in our immigration laws, we embrace in practice these very theories we abhor and verbally condemn. -- Emanuel Celler
  • I abhor averages. I like the individual case. A man may have six meals one day and none the next, making an average of three meals per day, but that is not a good way to live. -- Louis D. Brandeis
  • I abhor anything that constitutes torture. Water-boarding, it's perfectly clear to me it is torture. I never supported extraordinary rendition to torture, always said that Guantanamo should be closed. There is no clash of ideals and pragmatism there. -- David Miliband
  • My mind rebels at stagnation. Give me problems, give me work, give me the most abstruse cryptogram, or the most intricate analysis, and I am in my own proper atmosphere. But I abhor the dull routine of existence. I crave for mental exaltation. -- Arthur Conan Doyle
  • In spite of being professionally gregarious, in my nonpaid hours I'm a bit of a hermit. After being around a crew of fifty people for twelve hours a day on a film set, I really like my alone time, and as always, I abhor small talk. -- Rob Lowe
  • I had many boxing matches with my brother in the backyard when we were younger, and I guess while other people abhor boxing for its brutality, I also have to admire anyone who climbs into the ring to face up to what could be the ultimate defeat. -- Markus Zusak
  • The young people I know judge leaders by their deeds and abhor hypocrisy. Inconsistency and point-scoring do not win respect. It's not easy to be engaged in political debate when it is reduced to performers trying to outdo each other. Actions from leaders must mirror the values they claim to espouse. -- Alexandra Adornetto
  • I know divers, and divers men know me, which love me as I do them: yet if I should pray them, when I meet them in the street openly, they would abhor me; but if I pray them where they be appointed to meet me secretly, they will hear me and accept my request. -- William Tyndale
  • Adore God, abhor sin. -- Sathya Sai Baba
  • I adore extravagance but I abhor waste. -- Aaron Copland
  • Nature does abhor a vacuum, but she equally abhors pressure. -- Alan Bradley
  • I abhor the profane rabble and keep them at a distance. -- Horace
  • I love Hitler for his leadership, but I abhor his actions. -- M.F. Moonzajer
  • I abhor Saddam's regime, but the basis has to be disarmament. -- Tony Blair
  • We know British Muslims in general abhor the actions of the extremists. -- Tony Blair
  • ...for her whom in life thou dids't abhor, in death thou shalt adore -- Edgar Allan Poe
  • I abhor the idea of a perfect world. It would bore me to tears. -- Shelby Foote
  • O marriage! marriage! what a curse is thine, Where hands alone consent and hearts abhor. -- Aaron Hill
  • The more I read, the more I was led to abhor and detest my enslavers. -- Frederick Douglass
  • I hate injustice, I despise inequity, I condemn hypocrisy, I abhor the lack of reason. -- Alexander Theroux
  • And, of all lies (be that one poet's boast) / The lie that flatters I abhor the most. -- William Cowper
  • The Lord hath created medicines out of the earth, and he that is wise will not abhor them. -- Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin
  • Men of sense in all ages abhor those customs which treat us only as the vassals of your sex. -- Abigail Adams
  • I abhor, too, the roaming lover, nor do I drink from every well; I loathe all things in common -- Callimachus
  • You must not think that a satiric style allows of scandalous and brutish words; the better sort abhor scurrility. -- Wentworth Dillon, 4th Earl of Roscommon
  • In the same way, the people whom I most abhor, I abhor them for elements that I abhor in myself. -- Shirley Geok-lin Lim
  • Regardless of Bobby's recent hate-filled rantings, which I abhor, he is nonetheless one of the greatest chessplayers of all time. -- Frank Brady
  • I abhor vivisection with my whole soul. All the scientific discoveries stained with innocent blood I count as of no consequence. -- Mahatma Gandhi
  • There is not a thing on the face of the earth that I abhor so much as idleness or idle people. -- George Whitefield
  • It is because I perceive the danger in the practice of mystic wonders, that I loath, abhor, and am ashamed thereof. -- Gautama Buddha
  • When people don't want 'em, when they profit from the division, however, be it politically or financially, that's when I abhor it. -- Rush Limbaugh
  • We talk of the Turks, and abhor the cannibals; but may not some of them, go to heaven, before some of us? -- Herman Melville
  • When you attack the roots of sin, fix your thought more on the God you desire than on the sin you abhor. -- Walter Hilton
  • I abhor the supreme folly of those who blame the disciples of nature in defiance of those masters who were themselves her pupils -- Leonardo da Vinci
  • I can so clearly distinguish between the criminal and his crime; I can so sincerely forgive the first while I abhor the last. -- Charlotte Bronte
  • Compulsion in religion is distinguished peculiarly from compulsion in every other thing. ...I cannot be saved by a worship I disbelieve and abhor. -- Thomas Jefferson
  • He [George Washington Cable] has taught me to abhor and detest the Sabbath day and hunt up new and troublesome ways to dishonor it. -- Mark Twain
  • How may I hate that which I love with such intensity of passion? How should I abhor that for which my every drop of blood is boiling? -- Johann Ludwig Tieck
  • We love and we value peace; we know its blessings from experience. We abhor the follies of war, and are not untried in its distresses and calamities. -- Thomas Jefferson
  • I abhor television. Notice how i said "?television' and not "?TV' because TV is a nickname and nicknames are for friends and television is no friend of mine. -- Nick Valensi
  • Terrorism and the whole drug scene are vivid examples of the fact that what persons abhor most of all in life is the possibility that they will not matter. -- Rollo May
  • Historically, usury was defined as any interest whatever on an unproductive loan.Our whole banking system I have ever abhorred, I continue to abhor, and I shall die abhorring. -- John Adams
  • ...governments, including free and democratic governments, are not really friendly to freedom and democracy. They abhor any rule of law that limits their powers and penchant for social engineering. -- George Jonas
  • Humans abhor a vacuum. The immediate filling of a vacuum is one of the basic functions of speech. Meaningless conversations are no less important in our lives than meaningful ones. -- Lidiya Ginzburg
  • I abhor crime novels in which the main character can behave however he or she pleases, or do things that normal people do not do, without those actions having social consequences. -- Stieg Larsson
  • We oppose and abhor the damnable practice of wholesale abortion and every other unholy and impure act which strikes at the very foundation of the home and family, our most basic institutions. -- Ezra Taft Benson
  • How I hate the attitude of ordinary people to life. How I loathe ordinariness! How from my soul I abhor nice simple people, with their eternal price list. It makes my blood boil. -- D. H. Lawrence
  • It seems that everyone has their own inexplicable fear to have nightmares about. We need nightmares to keep ourselves entertained, and fend off the contentment that we all fear and abhor so much. -- Louis de Bernieres
  • I find no fault with the Constitution or laws of our country, they are good enough. It is the abuse of those laws which I despise, and which God, good men and angels abhor. -- Brigham Young