Contempt Quotes

Those who are contemptuous of everyone are more than anyone terrified of contempt. Logan Pearsall Smith

Contempt is not a thing to be despised. Edmund Burke

Man is so much more sensitive to the contempt of others than to contempt for himself. Friedrich Nietzsche

Whoever imagines himself a favorite with God holds others in contempt. Robert Green Ingersoll

None but the contemptible are apprehensive of contempt. Francois duc de La Rochefoucauld

To make laws that man cannot, and will not obey, serves to bring all law into contempt. Elizabeth Cady Stanton

The only cure for contempt is counter-contempt. H L Mencken

There is nothing that people bear more impatiently, or forgive less, than contempt: and an injury is much sooner forgotten than an insult. Lord Chesterfield

Nothing is so contemptible as the sentiments of the mob. Seneca

Judge: Are you trying to show contempt for this court, Mr Smith?
F E Smith: No, My Lord. I am attempting to conceal it.