Dislike Quotes

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Gena Showalter
“I don't hate you.. I just don't like that you exist”
Gena Showalter, Seduce the Darkness

Mother Teresa
“These are the few ways we can practice humility:

To speak as little as possible of one's self.

To mind one's own business.

Not to want to manage other people's affairs.

To avoid curiosity.

To accept contradictions and correction cheerfully.

To pass over the mistakes of others.

To accept insults and injuries.

To accept being slighted, forgotten and disliked.

To be kind and gentle even under provocation.

Never to stand on one's dignity.

To choose always the hardest.”
Mother Teresa, The Joy in Loving: A Guide to Daily Living

Jane Austen
“There is, I believe, in every disposition a tendency to some particular evil, a natural defect, which not even the best education can overcome."
"And your defect is a propensity to hate everybody."
"And yours," he replied with a smile, "is wilfully to misunderstand them.”
Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice

Dwight D. Eisenhower
“Never waste a minute thinking about people you don't like.”
Dwight D. Eisenhower

“I already explained this. I don’t like you. True, I don’t like most people, but I especially dislike you. I could start my own religion based on how much I dislike you.”
G.A. Aiken, What a Dragon Should Know

Criss Jami
“At first, they'll only dislike what you say, but the more correct you start sounding the more they'll dislike you.”
Criss Jami, Killosophy

W. Somerset Maugham
“You're beginning to dislike me, aren't you? Well, dislike me. It doesn't make any difference to me now.”
W. Somerset Maugham, The Razor's Edge

James Redfield
“When we dislike someone, or feel threatened by someone, the natural tendency is to focus on something we dislike about the person, something that irritates us. Unfortunately, when we do this--instead of seeing the deeper beauty of the person and giving them energy--we take energy away and actually do them harm. All they know is that they suddenly feel less beautiful and less confident, and it is because we sapped their energy.”
James Redfield, The Celestine Prophecy

Ilona Andrews
“Please, Kate. Suspend your dislike of me for a few moments and listen to what I have to say. It makes sense."
"I don't dislike you. It's an oversimplification.”
Ilona Andrews, Magic Bites

Bill Murray
“I'm suspicious of people who don't like dogs, but I trust a dog when it doesn't like a person.”
Bill Murray

Ayn Rand
“I don't want to see you. I don't like you. I don't like your face. You look like an insufferable egotist. You're impertinent. You're too sure of yourself. Twenty years ago I would have punched your face with the greatest of pleasure.”
Ayn Rand, The Fountainhead

Julie Garwood
“It's a sin to hate, and for that reason alone, we must not hate the Normans... We can, however, thoroughly dislike them, Alice.”
Julie Garwood, The Prize

C.S. Lewis
“When you are behaving as if you loved someone, you will presently come to love him. If you injure someone you dislike, you will find yourself disliking him more. If you do him a good turn, you will find yourself disliking him less.”
C.S. Lewis, Mere Christianity

Michael Bassey Johnson
“A thorough inspection of someone you believed to be loveable will send you back into your shell if all you saw in their life was all bullshit.”
Michael Bassey Johnson

Virginia Woolf
“How then did it work out, all this? How did one judge people, think of them? How did one add up this and that and conclude that it is liking one felt, or disliking?”
Virginia Woolfová, To the Lighthouse

“I believe all people are assholes. You won't find anyone that you like. You'll just find someone you dislike a little less than the last asshole. And I can't wait for that day. To have a woman that I can say I dislike a little less than all the other assholes.”
Travis Jeremiah Dahnke, Write like no one is reading

Israelmore Ayivor
“Never loan your heart to hatred; it pays you back with self-destruction. Majority of people living are not aware that anger is an acid that destroys its own container.”
Israelmore Ayivor, Daily Drive 365

Jeff Lindsay
“I mean, really: what kind of person could possibly dislike me?”
Jeff Lindsay, Dearly Devoted Dexter

Honoré de Balzac
“The human heart may find here and there a resting-place short of the highest height of affection, but we seldom stop in the steep, downward slope of hatred.”
Honoré de Balzac, Père Goriot

Amie Kaufman
“Dislike is much easier to handle than sympathy.”
Amie Kaufman, These Broken Stars

Markus Zusak
“Best friends one, and now we have almost nothing to say to each other. It was interesting, how he had joined those guys and I just stayed on my own. I didn't like it or dislike it. It was just funny that things had turned out that way.”
Markus Zusak, Underdog

Toba Beta
“The mother-earth may not like
the way we preserve her...if any.”
Toba Beta, Master of Stupidity

Elizabeth Bowen
“You don't much like anything, do you?"

"No, nothing," said Anna, smiling her nice fat malign smile.”
Elizabeth Bowen, The Death of the Heart

Jason Medina
“Kat, I don’t dislike him. Yes, he drives me nuts, sometimes, and I don’t trust him, as far as I can throw him, but I don’t dislike the man.”
Jason Medina, The Manhattanville Incident: An Undead Novel

Steven Magee
“The corrupt government hates me and I acknowledge their insanity.”
Steven Magee

Richelle E. Goodrich
“It’s not that I can’t spend a day without you. It’s that I don’t want to.”
Richelle E. Goodrich, Being Bold: Quotes, Poetry, & Motivations for Every Day of the Year

“I Don’t Like To THINK SMALLER, I Don’t Dislike To THINK BIGGER”
P.S. Jagadeesh Kumar

Lailah Gifty Akita
“You should dislike your condition to desire a change.”
Lailah Gifty Akita

Michael Bassey Johnson
“There is no reason to hate anybody, because we came into existence, not by hate-making, but through love-making.”
Michael Bassey Johnson, Song of a Nature Lover

Patrick Rothfuss
“Distrust turns quickly to dislike.”
Patrick Rothfuss, The Name of the Wind

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