Scorned Quotes

Scorned Quotes by William Congreve, Karen Salmansohn, Emil Cioran, James F. Cooper, Frederick Lenz, Tony Hawk and many others.

Heaven has no rage like love to hatred turned, nor hell

Heaven has no rage like love to hatred turned, nor hell a fury like a woman scorned.
William Congreve
Dumped? Fired? Scorned? Humiliated? Totally pissed off? If so, I’ve got great news! You might be on your way to living your best life ever – if you consciously choose to channel this pain into fuel – and use it to motivate yourself to become your highest potential self!
Karen Salmansohn
To want fame is to prefer dying scorned than forgotten.
Emil Cioran
The novice in the military art flew from point to point, retarding his own preparations by the excess of his violent and somewhat distempered zeal; while the more practiced veteran made his arrangements with a deliberation that scorned every appearance of haste
James F. Cooper
We live in a world where no one believes. Enlightenment and knowledge are laughed at. Those who seek and teach the mysteries are scorned and often persecuted. Welcome to the planet earth: environment hostile.
Frederick Lenz
I believe that people should take pride in what they do, even if it is scorned or misunderstood by the public at large.
Tony Hawk
The Turkish, Arab and Chinese nationalists who built new nation-states out of the ruins of old empires scorned their old, decrepit rulers as much as they did the foreign imperialists who imposed free trade through gunboats.
Pankaj Mishra
The lack of money is the root of all evil.
Mark Twain
One man scorned and covered with scars still strove with his last ounce of courage to reach the unreachable stars; and the world will be better for this.
Miguel de Cervantes
It’s high time for the art world to admit that the avant-garde is dead. It was killed by my hero, Andy Warhol, who incorporated into his art all the gaudy commercial imagery of capitalism (like Campbell’s soup cans) that most artists had stubbornly scorned.
Camille Paglia
There’s a famous saying: ‘Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned.’ I want to change it to ‘Hell hath no fury like a nation scorned.’
Adnan Sami
Under this [Bush] Administration, America’s middle class has been abandoned — its dreams denied, its Main Street interests ignored and its mainstream values scorned by a White House that puts privilege first.
John F. Kerry
Our own theological Church, as we know, has scorned and vilified the body till it has seemed almost a reproach and a shame to have one, yet at the same time has credited it with power to drag the soul to perdition.
Eliza Farnham
The world belongs to those who possess it, and is scorned by those to whom it should belong.
Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach
Everywhere, everywhere, children are the scorned people of the earth.
Toni Morrison
The happiest excitement in life is to be convinced that one is fighting for all one is worth on behalf of some clearly seen and deeply felt good, and against some greatly scorned evil.
Ruth Benedict
I’m like a woman scorned. I’m prepared to continue to kick their fanny until the last day I’m alive on this Earth because they have mistreated too many people.
Trent Lott
We shall find no fiend in hell can match the fury of a disappointed woman; scorned, slighted, dismissed without a parting pang.
Colley Cibber
Repentance keeps sin from condemning us because Jesus died and scorned the shame.
Mark Driscoll
For some of us, the soul is resident in the sole, and yearns ceaselessly for light and air and self-expression. Our feet are our very selves. The touch of floor or carpet, grass or mud or asphalt, speaks to us loud and clear from the foot, that scorned and lowly organ as dear to us as our eyes and ears.
Barbara Holland
In the beginning of a change the patriot is a scarce man, and brave, and hated and scorned. When his cause succeeds, the timid join him, for then it costs nothing to be a patriot.
Mark Twain
I did a lot of research on villains, and guys who start behaving nefariously didn’t start out as bad people. My research indicates that all of these people were scorned and hurt by love. Darth Vader didn’t start off as a bad guy. He was a good guy. Only when Natalie Portman betrayed him, did he go to the dark side.
Shawn Hatosy
The best mistake I ever made was believing that I was stupid. It was a childhood thing, but it played out big-time as an adult. It scorned me the rest of my life – in a good way.
Barbara Corcoran
To have found God and still to pursue Him is the soul’s paradox of love, scorned indeed by the too-easily-satisfied religionist, but justified in happy experience by the children of the burning heart.
Aiden Wilson Tozer
‘Light fuse and get away’ may work for a Roman candle, but not so much for the wrath of a woman scorned.
Jeph Jacques
Apology may be scorned, but it retains its inherent value.
John Kador
In this day and age, we need to revise the old saying to read, “Hell hath no fury like a bureaucrat scorned.
Milton Friedman
He hath disgrac’d me and hind’red me half a million; laugh’d at my losses, mock’d at my gains, scorned my nation, thwarted my bargains, cooled my friends, heated my enemies. And what’s his reason? I am a Jew.
William Shakespeare
Often the contempt of vainglory becomes a source of even more vainglory, for it is not being scorned when the contempt is something one is proud of.
Saint Augustine
I would like people to see my work as a rehabilitation of scorned values and, in any case, make no mistake about it, a work of ardent celebration.
Jean Dubuffet
Beauty from another world gave birth to your voice– sent to rescue scorned hearts from traumatized nights.
Laws that only threaten, and are not kept, become like the log that was given to the frogs to be their king, which they feared at first, but soon scorned and trampled on.
Miguel de Cervantes
The piety of “having a personal relationship with Christ” … is alien to the New Testament… but evangelicals elevate it to the shibboleth of salvation! Unless you have a personal relationship with Jesus, buster, one day you will be boiling in Hell. Sheesh! Talk about the fury of a personal savior scorned!
Robert M. Price
You either have to sing about being scorned by a lover or sing about thinking a boy is cute and wanting him to notice you. That’s about as edgy as you can get.
Maren Morris
Certainly science has moved forward. But when science progresses, it often opens vaster mysteries to our gaze. Moreover, science frequently discovers that it must abandon or modify what it once believed. Sometimes it ends by accepting what it has previously scorned.
Loren Eiseley
Nor Hell a Fury, like a Woman scorn’d.
William Congreve
Hell hath no fury like a bureaucrat scorned.
Milton Friedman
Hell hath no fury like a drag queen scorned.
Sylvia Rivera
Love does not ask many questions, because with thinking comes fear. This might be the fear of being scorned, of being rejected, or of breaking the spell. However ridiculous this may seem, that is how it is. This is why one does not ask, one acts.
Paulo Coelho
Pain, scorned by yonder gout-ridden wretch, endured by yonder dyspeptic in the midst of his dainties, borne bravely by the girl in travail. Slight thou art, if I can bear thee, short thou art if I cannot bear thee!
Seneca the Younger
It was a pleasure to deal with a man of high ideals, who scorned everything mean and base, and who possessed those robust and hardy qualities of body and mind, for the lack of which no merely negative virtue can ever atone.
Theodore Roosevelt
The subject of drama is The Lie. At the end of the drama THE TRUTH — which has been overlooked, disregarded, scorned, and denied — prevails. And that is how we know the Drama is done.
David Mamet