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«Heav'n has no rage, like love to hatred turn'd, Nor Hell a fury, like a woman scorn'd»
«As a rock on the seashore he standeth firm, and the dashing of the waves disturbeth him not. He raiseth his head like a tower on a hill, and the arrows of fortune drop at his feet. In the instant of danger, the courage of his heart sustaineth him; and the steadiness of his mind beareth him out.»
Author: Akhenaton | About: Danger, Fortune, Heart, Men | Keywords: arrows, dashed, dashing, scorn, seashore, tower, waves
«Fools may our scorn, not envy raise, for envy is a kind of praise»
Author: John Gay (Dramatist, Poet) | Keywords: scorn
«A little disdain is not amiss; a little scorn is alluring.»
«At every trifle, scorn to take offence; that always shows great pride, or little sense»
Author: Alexander Pope (Poet) | About: Pride | Keywords: offence, scorn, trifle
«Better that they had ne'er been born, Who read to doubt, or read to scorn»
«A pinch of praise is worth a pound of scorn. A dash of encouragement is more helpful than a dipper of pessimism. A cup of kindness is better than a cupboard of criticism.»
«Be bloody, bold, and resolute; laugh to scorn the power of man.»
«Haply I think on thee, and then my state,Like to the lark at break of day arisingFrom sullen earth, sings hymns at heaven's gate;For thy sweet love remembered such wealth bringsThat then I scorn to change my state with kings.»
«Fortune knows we scorn her most when most she offers blows.»