Mean Quotes

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Walt Whitman
“God is a mean-spirited, pugnacious bully bent on revenge against His children for failing to live up to his impossible standards.”
Walt Whitman

Louisa May Alcott
“Because they are mean is no reason why I should be. I hate such things, and though I think I've a right to be hurt, I don't intend to show it. (Amy March)”
Louisa May Alcott, Little Women

Will Rogers
“Everything is funny as long as it is happening to somebody else.”
Will Rogers

Coco J. Ginger
“I’m mistaken….

for thinking you were someone with a heart worth breaking.”
Jamie Weise

J. Cornell Michel
“I like living in my head because in there, everyone is kind and innocent. Once you start integrating yourself into the world, you realize that people are nasty, mean creatures. They're worse than zombies. People try to crush your soul and destroy your happiness, but zombies just want to have a little nibble of your brain.”
J. Cornell Michel, Jordan's Brains: A Zombie Evolution

Jennifer L. Armentrout
“I think it's obvious if you're wanted here or not."
"Daemon," hissed Dee, her cheeks red. She turned to me, tears in her eyes. "He's not being serious."
"Are you being serious, Daemon?" Ash turned in his lap, head cocked to the side.
My heart was already pounding in my chest when his eyes met mine. His were sheltered. "Actually I was being serious." He leaned over the table, staring up at me through thick lashes. "You're not wanted here."
Dee spoke again, but I was beyond hearing. My face felt like it was on fire. People around us were starting to stare. One of the Thompson boys was smirking while the other looked as though he wanted to crawl underneath the table for me. The rest of the kids at the table were staring at their plates. One of them snickered.
I'd never been more humiliated in my life.”
Jennifer L. Armentrout, Obsidian

James Patterson
“It gets so tiring, this strong-picking-on-the-weak stuff. It was the story of my life -literally- and it seemed to be a big part of the outside world too. I was sick of it, sick of guys like these, stupid and bullying.”
James Patterson, The Angel Experiment

Laura Moriarty
“My mother says that when Mrs. Rowley is mean, which is generally the case, it is really because she is just unhappy, and who could blame her with a husband like that . . . She says this is really the only reason people are ever mean--they have something hurting inside of them, a claw of unhappiness scratching at their hearts, and it hurts them so much that sometimes they have to push it right out of their mouths to scratch someone else, just to give themselves a rest, a moment of relief.”
Laura Moriarty

Nancy E. Turner
“I have a deep-down belief that there are folks in the world who are good through and through, and others who came in mean and will go out mean. It's like coffee. Once it's roasted, it all looks brown. Until you pour hot water on it and see what comes out. Folks get into hot water, you see what comes out.”
Nancy E. Turner, Sarah's Quilt

Jane Austen
“I frequently observe that one pretty face would be followed by five and thirty frights.”
Jane Austen, Persuasion

Donna Lynn Hope
“No, we aren't civilized, even in our business suits and high heels. People are as mean as ever, and as predictable. Underneath it all, we are not so different from what lurks in the wild, perhaps we're worse.”
Donna Lynn Hope

Matthew Quick
“This is when I learned that nice people sometimes felt they had to pretend to be mean and awful.”
Matthew Quick, The Good Luck of Right Now

Amanda Stephan
“You know if you would just do as I say I wouldn't have to hurt you.”
Amanda Stephan, The Price of Trust

Donald L. Hicks
“When someone would mistreat, misinform, misuse, misguide, mishandle, mislead… or any other "mis"… to others, they’re obviously missing something from their lives.”
Donald L. Hicks, Look into the stillness

M.F. Moonzajer
“I really mean it what do I say, unless I won’t say.”
M.F. Moonzajer

Howard Tayler
“You're more mean-spirited than I remember you being."

"It's this organic body. Hologram fur wasn't itchy.”
Howard Tayler, The Scrapyard of Insufferable Arrogance

“Surviving can make people right mean”
Justina Ireland, Dread Nation

“My path to a life of meaning may not have been straight or easy, but I am fortunate to have found my personal stepping stones, laid out before me like a masterpiece. There is not one stone, not one memory or one experience that I would have changed. I am grateful for the good and the bad, for I am the sum of all my experiences.”
Celia Belt, Remarkably Intact: Angels Are No Strangers to Chains

“When people cannot use you,
They will call you selfish and mean,
They don’t know your struggles,
They don’t know where you have been”
Charmaine J Forde

“I'm so inconsiderate that I always make sure that I just leave one piece of toilet paper on the roll for the next person.”
Anthony T. Hincks

“Stop being silly. You know what I mean.” No, she really didn’t, and she hated when people made that assumption. If she had known, why would she bother asking?”
Claire Kann, Let's Talk About Love

Victoria Holt
“The more I disliked myself the more wretched I grew. The difference now was that this mood did not manifest itself in sullen silence; I merely made use of my barbed tongue to wound them and spoil their pleasure.”
Victoria Holt, Menfreya in the Morning

Nyki Mack
“Jealous people can be quite mean in an attempt to feel better about themselves, but you do not have to give them that power.”
Nyki Mack

“She was a walking deposition to every encounter that fed a dark hunger for confrontation.”
The Fly Garden, 2017 Facebook

David Clawson
“Are they always so mean?” I asked.

“It’s the oldest story in the book— the bullied become the bullies.”
David Clawson, My Fairy Godmother Is a Drag Queen

Angela Panayotopulos
“Little boys can be very silly," Anastasia agreed. Her quiet hand stroked Lexi's head, untangling her hair. "But you know what, agapi mou? You shouldn't be scared. I think he's more afraid of you than you are of him." Lexi could feel her mother smiling. She liked her mother's smile. It took up her entire face, radiating from her lips to her dimples to the crinkles around her eyes. "He's new here, and I think he is a very lonely little boy. Do you know why he is mean? He doesn't know how to be nice.”
Angela Panayotopulos, The Wake Up

Deyth Banger
“Being in the moment doesn't mean that you are right at the moment.”
Deyth Banger

J.M. Barrie
“Escucha, Campanilla —gritó—, ya no soy tu amigo. Aléjate de mí para siempre.”
J. M. Barrie, Peter Pan

Ehsan Sehgal
“The Mean People
***
You don't know
Who is who
In this concept
On every step
You should keep
Your mind alert
Because
The most of the best
And the fair
Can be easily hurt
When the ugly character
And mean people flirt.”
Ehsan Sehgal
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“The only meaning of life is the after death, when living passes to another level of greatness of being.”
Alan Maiccon

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