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Letter "D" » dislikes
«A reader who quarrels with postulates, who dislikes Hamlet because he does not believe that there are ghosts or that people speak in pentameters, clearly has no business in literature. He cannot distinguish fiction from fact, and belongs in the same category as the people who send checks to radio stations for the relief of suffering heroines in soap operas.»
Author: Northrop Frye
, Category As
, in the same category
, soap opera
, soap operas
«There's only one thing worse than a man who doesn't have strong likes and dislikes, and that's a man who has strong likes and dislikes without the courage to voice them.»
«A disciplined person, enjoying sense objects with senses that are under control and free from likes and dislikes, attains tranquillity.»
«Endowed with purified intellect, subduing the mind with resolve, turning away from sound and other objects of the senses, giving up likes and dislikes.»
«God has not made any man wholly bad or wholly good; your likes and dislikes are inducing you to label them as such.»
«Forget about likes and dislikes. They are of no consequence. Just do what must be done. This may not be happiness but it is greatness.»
«The child who desires education will be bettered by it; the child who dislikes it disgraced.»
«Yet he was jealous, though he did not show it, For jealousy dislikes the world to know it»
«All of childhood's unanswered questions must finally be passed back to the town and answered there. Heroes and bogey men, values and dislikes, are first encountered and labeled in that early environment. In later years they change faces, places and maybe races, tactics, intensities and goals, but beneath those penetrable masks they wear forever the stocking-capped faces of childhood.»
Author: Maya Angelou
, early childhood
, face value
, the town