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Show me a man who lives alone and has a perpetually clean kitchen, and 8 times out of 9 I'll show you a man with detestable spiritual qualities.
Selfishness is that detestable vice which no one will forgive in others, and no one is without himself.
Henry Ward Beecher
When you locate good in yourself, approve of it with determination. When you locate evil in yourself, despise it as something detestable.
When a man sees something desirable, he must reflect on the fact that with time it could come to involve what is detestable. When he sees something that is beneficial, he should reflect that sooner or later it, too, could come to involve harm.
Nothing can atone for the lack of modesty; without which beauty is ungraceful and wit detestable.
I find war detestable but those who praise it without participating in it even more so.
If people want to get into leadership through corrupt practices, through corrupt means, I think that's detestable; we have to take action.
Much melancholy has devolved upon mankind, and it is detestable to me that might will triumph in the end.
I find mirrors detestable; I dislike seeing myself. Of course, there's a mirror in the bathroom, but it's a magnifying one for shaving. Photographs are fine, but I don't like mirrors because they take you by surprise.
Anarchy is as detestable in grammar as it is in society.
I think I have a great deal of self-hatred, a profound feeling of fraudulence, of being detestable and evil. It's only a part of me, but it's there, and it's active.
If you destroyed the underpinnings of this great American sport, you are a hated, ugly, detestable person.
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