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I've seen a look in dogs' eyes, a quickly vanishing look of amazed contempt, and I am convinced that basically dogs think humans are nuts.
Hatred is an affair of the heart; contempt that of the head.
Many churches are measuring the wrong things. We measure things like attendance and giving, but we should be looking at more fundamental things like anger, contempt, honesty, and the degree to which people are under the thumb of their lusts. Those things can be counted, but not as easily as offerings.
Contempt for happiness is usually contempt for other people's happiness, and is an elegant disguise for hatred of the human race.
To confer dignity, forgive. To express contempt, forget.
The lowest form of popular culture - lack of information, misinformation, disinformation and a contempt for the truth or the reality of most people's lives - has overrun real journalism.
I have been brought up and trained to have the utmost contempt for people who get drunk.
Constant exposure to dangers will breed contempt for them.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
The only cure for contempt is counter-contempt.
H. L. Mencken
True humor springs not more from the head than from the heart. It is not contempt; its essence is love. It issues not in laughter, but in still smiles, which lie far deeper.
It were better to have no opinion of God at all than such a one as is unworthy of him; for the one is only belief - the other contempt.
The usual fortune of complaint is to excite contempt more than pity.
Even the most cynical can hardly be surprised by the antics of Nixon and his accomplices as they are gradually revealed. It matters little, at this point, where the exact truth lies in the maze of perjury, evasion, and of contempt for the normal - hardly inspiring - standards of political conduct.
Nicaragua dealt with the problem of terrorism in exactly the right way. It followed international law and treaty obligations. It collected evidence, brought the evidence to the highest existing tribunal, the International Court of Justice, and received a verdict - which, of course, the U.S. dismissed with contempt.
Comedy is defiance. It's a snort of contempt in the face of fear and anxiety. And it's the laughter that allows hope to creep back on the inhale.
Familiarity breeds contempt.
Antipathy, dissimilarity of views, hate, contempt, can accompany true love.
Poetry is the universal language which the heart holds with nature and itself. He who has a contempt for poetry, cannot have much respect for himself, or for anything else.
Today, 'fat' has become not a description of size but a moral category tainted with criticism and contempt.
Don't hold your parents up to contempt. After all, you are their son, and it is just possible that you may take after them.
There can be no prestige without mystery, for familiarity breeds contempt.
Charles de Gaulle
Therefore, when I considered this carefully, the contempt which I had to fear because of the novelty and apparent absurdity of my view, nearly induced me to abandon utterly the work I had begun.
In becoming an American, from Europe, what one has in common with that other immigrant is contempt for me-it's nothing else but color.
God shows his contempt for wealth by the kind of person he selects to receive it.
Contempt is the weapon of the weak and a defense against one's own despised and unwanted feelings.
C. S. Lewis
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