Charles Fort - We define ourselves, in part, by the discriminations we make. The value of what we love is enriched by our understanding of what we dislike.
[ Define Dislike Enriched Love Make Our Ourselves Part Understanding Value]
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Padraic Pearse - I'm so in control of my life, you shouldn't dislike anything I do-because I'm not only in the best place I've ever been, but it keeps getting better and better.
[ Anything Been Best Better Control Dislike Ever Getting Keeps Life Only Place]
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David Thewlis - Life has taught me that it is not for our faults that we are disliked and even hated, but for our qualities.
[ Disliked Even Faults Hated Life Our Qualities Taught]
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Kurt Vonnegut - I don't remember ever being full of dislike and hatred for people, like some kids I've come across now.
[ Across Being Come Dislike Ever Full Hatred Kids Now Remember Some]
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- I dislike when people try to pigeonhole me, when all I want is to do good work.
[ Dislike Good Pigeonhole Try Want Work]
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- However much I dislike the idea of abortion, you should not criminalize a woman who, in very difficult circumstances, makes that choice.
[ Abortion Choice Circumstances Difficult Dislike However Idea Makes Much Should Very Woman]
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- Among those who dislike oppression are many who like to oppress.
[ Among Dislike Many Oppress Oppression Those]
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- There are those who so dislike the nude that they find something indecent in the naked truth.
[ Dislike Find Indecent Naked Nude Something Those Truth]
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- I was not afraid of what I did not like. To overcome dislike of a thing often satisfied one's feeling of honour.
[ Afraid Did Dislike Feeling Honour Often Overcome Satisfied Thing]
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- He disliked emotion, not because he felt lightly, but because he felt deeply.
[ Because Deeply Disliked Emotion Felt Lightly]
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- When one has the feeling of dislike for evil, when one feels tranquil, one finds pleasure in listening to good teachings; when one has these feelings and appreciates them, one is free of fear.
[ Appreciates Dislike Evil Fear Feeling Feelings Feels Finds Free Good Listening Pleasure Teachings Them These Tranquil]
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- To whom, then, must I dedicate my wonderful, surprising and interesting adventures? to whom dare I reveal my private opinion of my nearest relations? the secret thoughts of my dearest friends? my own hopes, fears, reflections and dislikes? Nobody!
[ Adventures Dare Dearest Dedicate Dislikes Fears Friends Hopes Interesting Must Nearest Nobody Opinion Own Private Reflections Relations Reveal Secret Surprising Then Thoughts Whom Wonderful]
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- Christ: I dislike him very much. Still, I can stand him. What I cannot stand is the wretched band of people whose profession is to hoodwink us about him.
[ Band Cannot Christ Dislike Him Much Profession Stand Still Us Very Whose Wretched]
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- Democracy is being allowed to vote for the candidate you dislike least.
[ Allowed Being Candidate Democracy Dislike Least Vote]
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- Learning to dislike children at an early age saves a lot of expense and aggravation later in life.
[ Age Aggravation Children Dislike Early Expense Later Learning Life Lot Saves]
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- I think Michael Moore is loathsome, though, not because he dislikes Bush, but because he seems to dislike America.
[ America Because Bush Dislike Dislikes Loathsome Michael Moore Seems Think Though]
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- Sometimes a neighbor whom we have disliked a lifetime for his arrogance and conceit lets fall a single commonplace remark that shows us another side, another man, really; a man uncertain, and puzzled, and in the dark like ourselves.
[ Another Arrogance Commonplace Conceit Dark Disliked Fall His Lets Lifetime Man Neighbor Ourselves Puzzled Really Remark Shows Side Single Sometimes Uncertain Us Whom]
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- He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
[ Admire Dislike None Vices Virtues]
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- Democratic politicians have disliked things I've written, Republican politicians... if they all love you, you might as well be driving a Good Humor truck.
[ Democratic Disliked Driving Good Humor Love Might Politicians Republican Things Truck Well Written]
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- I believe in luck: how else can you explain the success of those you dislike?
[ Believe Dislike Else Explain How Luck Success Those]
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- It's very difficult for me to dislike an artist. No matter what he's creating, the fact that he's experiencing the joy of creation makes me feel like we're in a brotherhood of some kind... we're in it together.
[ Artist Brotherhood Creating Creation Difficult Dislike Experiencing Fact Feel Joy Kind Makes Matter Some Together Very]
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- I am not a prophet in any sense of the word, and I entertain an active and intense dislike of the foregoing mixture of optimism, fatalism, and conservatism.
[ Active Am Any Conservatism Dislike Entertain Fatalism Intense Mixture Optimism Prophet Sense Word]
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- To like an individual because he's black is just as insulting as to dislike him because he isn't white.
[ Because Black Dislike Him Individual Insulting Just White]
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- Better to be driven out from among men than to be disliked by children.
[ Among Better Children Disliked Driven Men Out Than]
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- People often become actresses because of something they dislike about themselves: They pretend they are someone else.
[ Actresses Because Become Dislike Else Often Pretend Someone Something Themselves]
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- Too many moralists begin with a dislike of reality.
[ Begin Dislike Many Moralists Reality Too]
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- I believed that I was being forced to sacrifice my family and my career in defense of the Communist Party, from which I had long been separated and which I had grown to dislike and distrust.
[ Been Being Believed Career Communist Defense Dislike Distrust Family Forced Grown Had Long Party Sacrifice Separated Which]
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- Actresses have more fear of being disliked. I, on the other hand, revel in it.
[ Actresses Being Disliked Fear Hand More Other]
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- But what you realise after you've been in the business for a while is that people develop opinions about you that don't have anything to do with your music, they like or dislike you for a million reasons, they like or dislike you for your last record.
[ After Anything Been Business Develop Dislike Last Million Music Opinions Realise Reasons Record While Your]
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- Better to be disliked than pitied.
[ Better Disliked Pitied Than]
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- The people who don't like it tend to dislike it intensely. That's unfortunate, but not surprising when one deliberately goes against audience expectations.
[ Against Audience Deliberately Dislike Expectations Goes Intensely Surprising Tend Unfortunate]
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- I think there was an absolute, deep gap between consensual relations between adults, which people may like or dislike, and people who physically impose themselves on children or misuse their authority to impose on children.
[ Absolute Adults Authority Between Children Consensual Deep Dislike Gap Impose May Misuse Physically Relations Their Themselves Think Which]
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- I love to deal with doctrines and events. The contests of men about men I greatly dislike.
[ Contests Deal Dislike Doctrines Events Greatly Love Men]
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- There's nobody in show business that I dislike so I wouldn't want to get in there to hurt anybody.
[ Anybody Business Dislike Get Hurt Nobody Show Want]
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- I dislike math, yet I respect and appreciate the fact that math is the language of the universe.
[ Appreciate Dislike Fact Language Math Respect Universe Yet]
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- It's not that I dislike many people. It's just that I don't like many people.
[ Dislike Just Many]
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- I never dislike anyone that I am in competition with. I welcome the challenge. Besides, I get along with just about everyone.
[ Along Am Anyone Besides Challenge Competition Dislike Everyone Get Just Never Welcome]
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- Men often oppose a thing merely because they have had no agency in planning it, or because it may have been planned by those whom they dislike.
[ Agency Because Been Dislike Had May Men Merely Often Oppose Planned Planning Thing Those Whom]
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- The type of band that I have now, the type of music that we're playing you either like it or you dislike it. If you dislike it, you probably don't know why. By the same token, you can't even really say why you like it.
[ Band Dislike Either Even Know Music Now Playing Probably Really Same Say Token Type Why]
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- Hate is more lasting than dislike.
[ Dislike Hate Lasting More Than]
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- They that approve a private opinion, call it opinion; but they that dislike it, heresy; and yet heresy signifies no more than private opinion.
[ Approve Call Dislike Heresy More Opinion Private Signifies Than Yet]
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- Sad people dislike the happy, and the happy the sad; the quick thinking the sedate, and the careless the busy and industrious.
[ Busy Careless Dislike Happy Industrious Quick Sad Thinking]
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- The reason I dislike talking about the creative process is that I do have a creative process that is a winner and it's a sure thing.
[ Creative Dislike Process Reason Sure Talking Thing Winner]
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- There's a side of me that dislikes feminism. I think we surrendered something and women were unable to reveal any kind of vulnerability.
[ Any Dislikes Feminism Kind Reveal Side Something Surrendered Think Unable Vulnerability Were Women]
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- I don't care whether people like me or dislike me. I'm not on earth to win a popularity contest. I'm here to be the best human being I possibly can be.
[ Being Best Care Contest Dislike Earth Here Human Popularity Possibly Whether Win]
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- The vast majority of human beings dislike and even actually dread all notions with which they are not familiar... Hence it comes about that at their first appearance innovators have generally been persecuted, and always derided as fools and madmen.
[ Actually Always Appearance Been Beings Comes Dislike Dread Even Familiar First Fools Generally Hence Human Innovators Madmen Majority Notions Persecuted Their Vast Which]
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- I - and there are hundreds of thousands of Irishmen who felt on this subject as I do - have always liked my Celtic countrymen and disliked the English nation; it is a national trait of character, and I cannot help it.
[ Always Cannot Celtic Character Countrymen Disliked English Felt Help Hundreds Irishmen Liked Nation National Subject Thousands Trait]
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- What irritates me is the bland way people go around saying, 'Oh, our attitude has changed. We don't dislike these people any more.' But by the strangest coincidence, they haven't taken away the injustice; the laws are still on the books.
[ Any Around Attitude Away Bland Books Changed Coincidence Dislike Go Haven Injustice Irritates Laws More Oh Our Saying Still Strangest Taken These Way]
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- I very much dislike writing about myself or my work, and when pressed for autobiographical material can only give a bare chronological outline which contains no pertinent facts.
[ Autobiographical Bare Chronological Contains Dislike Facts Give Material Much Myself Only Outline Pertinent Pressed Very Which Work Writing]
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- A dislike of death is no proof of the want of religion. The instincts of nature shrink from it, for no creature can like its own dissolution. But though death is not desired, the result of it may be, for dying to the Christian is the way to life eternal.
[ Christian Creature Death Desired Dislike Dissolution Dying Eternal Instincts Life May Nature Own Proof Religion Result Shrink Though Want Way]
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- I think some of the things I deal with Hopper probably has dealt with also, since it's somewhat the same environment and I have pretty strong reactions to what this country looks like. It looks pretty dull and spare, and you like this and dislike it and it's very complicated.
[ Also Complicated Country Deal Dealt Dislike Dull Environment Hopper Looks Pretty Probably Reactions Same Since Some Somewhat Spare Strong Things Think Very]
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- Whatever people in general do not understand, they are always prepared to dislike; the incomprehensible is always the obnoxious.
[ Always Dislike General Incomprehensible Obnoxious Prepared Understand Whatever]
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- The more I see of democracy the more I dislike it. It just brings everything down to the mere vulgar level of wages and prices, electric light and water closets, and nothing else.
[ Brings Closets Democracy Dislike Down Electric Else Everything Just Level Light Mere More Nothing Prices See Vulgar Wages Water]
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- There are two things in ordinary conversation which ordinary people dislike - information and wit.
[ Conversation Dislike Information Ordinary Things Two Which Wit]
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- I rather like mysteries. But I do dislike muddles.
[ Dislike Mysteries Rather]
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- Genre categories are irrelevant. I dislike them, but I do not have the casting vote.
[ Casting Categories Dislike Genre Irrelevant Them Vote]
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- I disliked singing in English and neither liked the story nor the character of Cressida.
[ Character Disliked English Liked Neither Nor Singing Story]
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- The effect of violent dislike between groups has always created an indifference to the welfare and honor of the state.
[ Always Between Created Dislike Effect Groups Honor Indifference State Violent Welfare]
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- There is a whole school of Canadian academics, media personalities, and politicians whose definition of a Canadian is a North American who fears or dislikes the United States.
[ Academics American Canadian Definition Dislikes Fears Media North Personalities Politicians School States United Whole Whose]
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- I can't dislike you, but I will say this to you: you haven't got long before you are all going to kill yourselves, because you are all crazy. And you can project it back at me, but I am only what lives inside each and every one of you.
[ Am Back Because Before Crazy Dislike Each Every Going Got Haven Inside Kill Lives Long Only Project Say Will Yourselves]
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- What I love about the East End is that there's a great perseverance, determination and courage. What I dislike about it is that there is sometimes a celebration of ignorance.
[ Celebration Courage Determination Dislike East End Great Ignorance Love Perseverance Sometimes]
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- Commonplace people dislike tragedy because they dare not suffer and cannot exult.
[ Because Cannot Commonplace Dare Dislike Suffer Tragedy]
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- Some stars like to hide behind the whole idea of acting. But really good actors are not hiding at all. They're not afraid to be disliked, to be a little unsavoury.
[ Acting Actors Afraid Behind Disliked Good Hide Hiding Idea Little Really Some Stars Whole]
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- I don't hate anyone. I dislike. But my dislike is the equivalent of anyone else's hate.
[ Anyone Dislike Else Equivalent Hate]
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- There is a visceral dislike of George Bush, and it's going to bring these guys together.
[ Bring Bush Dislike George Going Guys These Together Visceral]
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- When I start to write, words have become physical presence. It was to see if I could bring that private world to life that found its first expression through reading. I really dislike the romantic notion of the artist.
[ Artist Become Bring Could Dislike Expression First Found Life Notion Physical Presence Private Reading Really Romantic See Start Through Words World Write]
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- There are few surer ways to become disliked by men than to perform well where they have performed poorly.
[ Become Disliked Few Men Perform Performed Poorly Surer Than Ways Well Where]
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- We were disliked by the press in the early days because they couldn't put their finger on us, and that was the case with Zeppelin as well.
[ Because Case Days Disliked Early Finger Press Put Their Us Well Were Zeppelin]
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- Great dislike to the Bible was shown by those who conversed with me about it, and several have remarked to me, at different times, that if it were not for that book, Catholics would never be led to renounce their own faith.
[ Bible Book Catholics Different Dislike Faith Great Led Never Own Remarked Renounce Several Shown Their Those Times Were Would]
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- Someone asked me years ago if it were true that I disliked Jews, and I replied that it was certainly true, not at all because they are Jews but because they are folks, and I don't like folks.
[ Ago Asked Because Certainly Disliked Folks Jews Replied Someone True Were Years]
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- You don't have to dislike people you disagree with and it doesn't mean you shouldn't be able to have bipartisan friendships in this place. Life's too short to have it any other way.
[ Able Any Bipartisan Disagree Dislike Friendships Life Mean Other Place Short Too Way]
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- The acknowledged legislators of the world take the world as given. They dislike mysteries, for mysteries cannot be coded, or legislated, and wonder cannot be made into law. And so these legislators police the accepted frontiers of things.
[ Accepted Acknowledged Cannot Coded Dislike Frontiers Given Into Law Legislators Made Mysteries Police Take These Things Wonder World]
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- He was an embittered atheist, the sort of atheist who does not so much disbelieve in God as personally dislike Him.
[ Atheist Disbelieve Dislike Does Embittered God Him Much Personally Sort]
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- Of puns it has been said that those who most dislike them are those who are least able to utter them.
[ Able Been Dislike Least Most Puns Said Them Those Utter]
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- I never yet heard man or woman much abused that I was not inclined to think the better of them, and to transfer the suspicion or dislike to the one who found pleasure in pointing out the defects of another.
[ Abused Another Better Defects Dislike Found Heard Inclined Man Much Never Out Pleasure Pointing Suspicion Them Think Transfer Woman Yet]
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- There's only one thing worse than a man who doesn't have strong likes and dislikes, and that's a man who has strong likes and dislikes without the courage to voice them.
[ Courage Dislikes Likes Man Only Strong Than Them Thing Voice Without Worse]
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- No, seriously, I really don't have much ill-will toward anyone these days; I just ignore the people that I dislike.
[ Anyone Days Dislike Ignore Just Much Really Seriously These Toward]
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- Those we dislike can do nothing to please us.
[ Dislike Nothing Please Those Us]
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- Whenever we approve, we can find a hundred good reasons to justify our approbation. Whenever we dislike, we can find a thousand to justify our dislike.
[ Approbation Approve Dislike Find Good Hundred Justify Our Reasons Thousand Whenever]
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- The only time people dislike gossip is when you gossip about them.
[ Dislike Gossip Only Them Time]
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- Nothing is so threatening to conventional values as a man who does not want to work or does not want to work at a challenging job, and most people are disturbed if a man in a well- paying job indicates ambivalence or dislike toward it.
[ Ambivalence Challenging Conventional Dislike Disturbed Does Indicates Job Man Most Nothing Paying Threatening Toward Values Want Work]
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- Indifference and neglect often do much more damage than outright dislike.
[ Damage Dislike Indifference More Much Neglect Often Outright Than]
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- The child who desires education will be bettered by it; the child who dislikes it disgraced.
[ Bettered Child Desires Disgraced Dislikes Education Will]
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- All those who offer an opinion on any doubtful point should first clear their minds of every sentiment of dislike, friendship, anger or pity.
[ Anger Any Clear Dislike Doubtful Every First Friendship Minds Offer Opinion Pity Point Sentiment Should Their Those]
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- The firmest friendship is based on an identity of likes and dislikes.
[ Based Dislikes Firmest Friendship Identity Likes]
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- To like and dislike the same things, this is what makes a solid friendship.
[ Dislike Friendship Makes Same Solid Things]
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- Be able to cite three good qualities of every relative or acquaintance that you dislike.
[ Able Acquaintance Cite Dislike Every Good Qualities Relative Three]
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- It is the sign of a great mind to dislike greatness, and to prefer things in measure to things in excess.
[ Dislike Excess Great Greatness Measure Mind Prefer Sign Things]
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- I have an intense dislike for artificial society. In France, one could lead a free life - to do what one wanted to do without interference or criticism from one's neighbors.
[ Artificial Could Criticism Dislike France Free Intense Interference Lead Life Neighbors Society Wanted Without]
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- Everybody has a right to like or dislike anything or anyone. From a flower to a flavor to a book or a composition but it is very sad that in our country we actually fight over such things in an unseemly manner.
[ Actually Anyone Anything Book Composition Country Dislike Everybody Fight Flavor Flower Manner Our Over Right Sad Such Things Unseemly Very]
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- Madam, I have been looking for a person who disliked gravy all my life; let us swear eternal friendship.
[ Been Disliked Eternal Friendship Gravy Life Looking Madam Person Swear Us]
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- Although both sides of my family were religious, I was never forced to practice the Jewish faith. I did not really rebel against it, but then, as today, I disliked organized religion. I have a strange inhibition about praying with others.
[ Against Although Both Did Disliked Faith Family Forced Inhibition Jewish Never Organized Others Practice Praying Really Rebel Religion Religious Sides Strange Then Today Were]
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- What you dislike in another take care to correct in yourself.
[ Another Care Correct Dislike Take Yourself]
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- I dislike literary jargon and never use it. Criticism has only one function and that is to help readers read and understand literature. It is not a science, it is an aid to art.
[ Aid Art Criticism Dislike Function Help Jargon Literary Literature Never Only Read Readers Science Understand Use]
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- In a way, I'm like Will Rogers, never having met a man I really disliked. I'm not a vamp. I just like men.
[ Disliked Having Just Man Men Met Never Really Rogers Way Will]
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- I always disliked dogs, those protectors of cowards who lack the courage to fight an assailant themselves.
[ Always Courage Cowards Disliked Dogs Fight Lack Protectors Themselves Those]
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- You really have to get to know Dewey to dislike him.
[ Dislike Get Him Know Really]
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- People who know me well, call me Elizabeth. I dislike Liz.
[ Call Dislike Elizabeth Know Liz Well]
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- I think spirituality is a good thing but I dislike any sort of dogmatic organization.
[ Any Dislike Dogmatic Good Organization Sort Spirituality Thing Think]
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- I don't particularly dislike any kind of person that might be reading my stuff. They like it and that's cool, but I don't do the work for any kind of group in particular, except for hobos, who just plain kick ass and light up my life.
[ Any Ass Cool Dislike Except Group Just Kick Kind Life Light Might Particular Particularly Person Plain Reading Stuff Up Work]
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- I don't dislike babies, though I think very young ones rather disgusting.
[ Babies Disgusting Dislike Ones Rather Think Though Very Young]
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- As a rule, there is no surer way to the dislike of men than to behave well where they have behaved badly.
[ Badly Behave Behaved Dislike Men Rule Surer Than Way Well Where]
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- What is morality in any given time or place? It is what the majority then and there happen to like and immorality is what they dislike.
[ Any Dislike Given Happen Immorality Majority Morality Place Then Time]
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- I'm not full of malice, but I do dislike Neil Diamond a lot, and I'm sorry that I've done a Neil Diamond song.
[ Diamond Dislike Done Full Lot Malice Neil Song Sorry]
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