Quotations on Abhorrence

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Whence it is somewhat strange that any men from so mean and silly a practice should expect commendation, or that any should afford regard thereto; the which it is so far from meriting, that indeed contempt and abhorrence are due to it.
- Isaac Barrow
(Keywords: Men, Abhorrence, Contempt, Practice, Silly)

I prefer to be true to myself, even at the hazard of incurring the ridicule of others, rather than to be false, and to incur my own abhorrence.
- Frederick Douglass
(Keywords: Abhorrence, Ridicule)

I have, indeed, no abhorrence of danger, except in its absolute effect - in terror.
- Edgar Allan Poe
(Keywords: Abhorrence, Danger, Effect, Terror)

Long before the terrifying potential of the arms race was recognized, there was a widespread instinctive abhorrence of nuclear weapons, and a strong desire to get rid of them.
- Joseph Rotblat
(Keywords: Abhorrence, Desire, Potential, Race, Weapons)

In those days, slavery was not looked upon, even in Quaker Philadelphia, with the shudder and abhorrence one feels towards it now.
- John Sergeant Wise
(Keywords: Abhorrence, Now, Slavery)









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