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«I know of nothing more despicable and pathetic than a man who devotes all the hours of the waking day to the making of money for money's sake.»
«Anyone who thinks they're important is usually just a pompous moron who can't deal with his or her own pathetic insignificance and the fact that what they do is meaningless and inconsequential...»
«It pains me physically to see a woman victimized, rendered pathetic, by fashion.»
«I love romance. I'm a sucker for it. I love it so much. It's pathetic.»
«Hors d'oeuvres have always a pathetic interest for me; they remind me of one's childhood that one goes through wondering what the next course is going to be like - and during the rest of the menu one wishes one had eaten more of the hors d'oeuvres.»
«Democracy is a pathetic belief in the collective wisdom of individual ignorance.»
«Nothing is so abject and pathetic as a politician who has lost his job, save only a retired stud-horse.»
«Ignorance, intolerance, egotism, self-assertion, opaque perception, dense and pitiful chuckle headedness - and an almost pathetic unconsciousness of it all, that is what I was at nineteen and twenty»
Author: Mark Twain
, self assertion
«Everything human is pathetic. The secret source of humor itself is not joy but sorrow. There is no humor in heaven.»
«Advertisements are now so numerous that they are very negligently perused, and it is therefore become necessary to gain attention by magnificence of promises and by eloquence sometimes sublime and sometimes pathetic»
Author: Samuel Johnson