Condescension And Quotes

Condescension And Quotes by Jean Gebser, John Steinbeck, Bernard Crick, Scott Adams, Cornel West, Sherman Alexie and many others.

What counts now are the value-less facts, the material

What counts now are the value-less facts, the material and the rational. All else is regarded with condescension as being of only sentimental value.
Jean Gebser
There are no ugly questions except those clothed in condescension.
John Steinbeck
The praise of free men is worth having, for it is the only praise which is free from either servility or condescension.
Bernard Crick
If you have any trouble sounding condescending, find a Unix user to show you how it’s done.
Scott Adams
Every empire suffers from hubris, arrogance and condescension, and therefore a moral blindness. That’s true of the American empire, it was true of the British Empireearlier, and it will certainly be true of the Chinese Empire in the future.
Cornel West
I thought I’d been condescended to as an Indian – that was nothing compared to the condescension for writing Y.A.
Sherman Alexie
There comes an end to all things; the most capacious measure is filled at last; and this brief condescension to evil finally destroyed the balance of my soul.
Robert Louis Stevenson
Don’t be condescending to unskilled labor. Try it for a half a day first.
Brooks Atkinson
Almost Kien was tempted to believe in happiness, that contemptible life-goal of illiterates. If it came of itself, without being hunted for, if you did not hold it fast by force and treated it with a certain condescension, it was permissible to endure its presence for a few days
Elias Canetti
All Nigerians must learn from Christ and be determined to imbibe the lesson of divine condescension.
Peter Akinola
There aren’t many irritations to match the condescension which a woman metes out to a man who she believes has loved her vainly for the past umpteen years.
Edward Hoagland
Lisp is still #1 for key algorithmic techniques such as recursion and condescension.
Verity Stob
I would not preach tolerance, which seems to me another name for condescension and presupposes faults in those to be tolerated … Nor do I believe in demanding love – that should be the gift of a free will. But simply to be kind – that is not too much to ask of any of us.
Josephine Lawrence