Nastiness Quotes by Ed Koch, Rachel Holmes, Michael Kinsley, Donald Trump, Barbara Tuchman, Paul McCulley and many others.
There’s a nastiness out there that wants to harm me with words. These are my enemies – the ideologues, the populists, the columnists who don’t like the fact that I take them on toe-to-toe. What I try to do is tell the truth. It’s not the coin of the realm in politics.
One of the key things about the entitlement and power of patriarchy, but also within feminism, is not that it’s wilful nastiness. But you can’t ask for permission. You can negotiate and you can bring people on board and you can build a base but you can’t expect for it to be given.
He’s nice enough not to want to be associated with a nasty remark but not nice enough not to make it. Lacking the courage of one’s nastiness does not make one nice.
There`s some nastiness, there`s some meanness there. There`s something going on in the mosques and other places.
The nastiness of women [in the 14th century] was generally perceived at the close of life when a man began to worry about hell, and his sexual desire in any case fading.
The lion’s share of the bear market is over, … It’s a two-part issue. Yes, the marketplace could be nasty. But there’s a great deal of nastiness that’s already happened in the bond market.
Up until about 12 years ago we never, ever, wore flak jacket or helmets but now the nastiness has got worse.
The only thing particularly new about the “new atheism” is its nastiness.
The profoundly cynical premise of all religionists is that people are not capable of behaving decently toward one another unless they are lured with promises of pie in the sky and simultaneously terrorized by the threats of extreme nastiness in the eternal afterlife in hell.
Jem: I know what you’re thinking. Tessa:I don’t think you do. You’re think, If they call this damp nastiness summer, what must winter be like? You’d be surprised. Winter’s actually much the same. It’s spring that’s really lovely. Tessa:Is it? Jem:No. It’s actually quite foggy and wet as well.
So society has strangled in its asylums all those it wanted to get rid of or protect itself from, because they refused to become its accomplices in certain great nastinesses.
I love playing characters that go to extreme places, and I love to explore different kinds of psychological landscapes, so it is ultimately a kind of fun, but it’s also complicated and colored by the depth of the nastiness of it, at certain times, as well.
Words can be said in bitterness and anger, and often there seems to be an element of truth in the nastiness. And words don’t go away, they just echo around.
On one level, I am a total softie, sort of depressed and afraid of losing the people I love or failing them. To disguise that, there’s all this harsh, poop-centric, external swagger, full of nastiness. I’m a cloaking device.
[Christianity] neither enjoins the nastiness of the Cynic, nor the insensibility of the Stoic.
We are trying to change the tones in the state capitals, and turn them toward bitter nastiness and partisanship.
I think most of us are fascinated by the macabre and by the weird and even the nastiness that comes along.
It’s important for me to fight for principles. But I am not willing to cope with the nastiness of politics anymore and the endless destructive confrontations that it leads to.
[defines a madman as] a man who preferred to become mad,in the socially accepted sense of the word, rather than forfeit a certain superior idea of human honor.
You’ve got to know what your ‘thing’ is, and you’ve got to call it a ‘thing,’ whether it’s meanness, nastiness, un-forgiveness, arrogance, ego, resistance, rebelliousness or defiance. Everybody’s got a ‘thing,’ and once you call your ‘thing’ a ‘thing,’ we can give it a place to be or dismiss it.
It has, moreover, been proven that horror, nastiness, and the frightful are what give pleasure when one fornicates. Beauty is a simple thing; ugliness is the exceptional thing. And fiery imaginations, no doubt, always prefer the extraordinary thing to the simple thing.
When you lose velocity off of your fastball, one thing that suffers is your off-speed pitches – the action on your off-speed pitches. Once you lose arm speed, it takes away rotation from your off-speed pitches. The rotation is what gives them the sharpness and the nastiness.