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1. "Sane judgment abhors nothing so much as a picture perpetrated with no technical knowledge, although with plenty of care and diligence."
Author: Albrecht Durer
2. "Withstanding the cold develops vigor for the relaxing days of spring and summer. Besides, in this matter as in many others, it is evident that nature abhors a quitter."
Author: Arthur C. Crandall
3. "That very church which the world likes best is sure to be that which God abhors."
Author: Charles H. Spurgeon
4. "All love abhors habit."
Author: Christian Wiman
5. "Nature abhors a virgin - a frozen asset."
Author: Clare Boothe Luce
6. "The divinization of Man, when one abhors the order of the world as essentially evil, is a risky and self-contradictory venture."
Author: Czeslaw Milosz
7. "So it is that, just as nature abhors a vacuum, philosophy abhors an answer, for once the truth is truly attained, the game is truly up."
Author: Dan Garfat Pratt
8. "When you need something to be true, you will look for patterns; you connect the dots like the stars of a constellation. Your brain abhors disorder. You see faces in clouds and demons in bonfires. Those who claim the powers of divination hijack these natural human tendencies. They know they can depend on you to use subjective validation in the moment and confirmation bias afterward."
Author: David McRaney
9. "The mind abhors a vacancy & is wont to people it with phantoms."
Author: David Mitchell
10. "Nature abhors a vacuum."
Author: Francois Rabelais
11. "Our parts now -- which perforce we must play -- are not father and daughter, but one old Abhorsen, making way for the new. But behind this, there is always my love."
Author: Garth Nix
12. "Action is the activity of the rational soul, which abhors irrationality and must combat it or be corrupted by it. When it sees the irrationality of others, it must seek to correct it, and can do this either by teaching or engaging in public affairs itself, correcting through its practice. And the purpose of action is to enable philosophy to continue, for if men are reduced to the material alone, they become no more than beasts."
Author: Iain Pears
13. "No man, said the Nolan, can be a lover of the true or the good unless he abhors the multitude; and the artist, though he may employ the crowd, is very careful to isolate himself."
Author: James Joyce
14. "(On stoicism) "As a matter of fact, the experiment has already started. Yesterday at lunch I had a smaller piece of pecan pie than usual, and I passed up the scoop of vanilla ice cream entirely. It's like I said in my essay. 'Just as nature abhors a vacuum, a Stoic abhors satiety.' What's more, as you may have noticed, I've stopped smoking.""But not swearing.""I'm working on it."...."The stoics believed that in bearing pain without complain, a mortal might transcend the mundane world and enter the eternal matrix of divine thought."
Author: James K. Morrow
15. "But just as nature abhors a vacuum -- so does the human heart."
Author: Jojo Moyes
16. "Any assemblage comprising human beings, any family, any party, any tribe, any nation, will bind itself together not by what it shares but ultimately by what it fears, which is often so much greater. Perhaps it abhors the outsider as camouflage for its own alarms; dreading what it would do to itself were the binding to fall asunder."
Author: Joseph O'Connor
17. "The sorrowful spirit finds relaxation in solitude. It abhors people, as a wounded deer deserts the herd and lives in a cave until it is healed or dead."
Author: Kahlil Gibran
18. "Nature abhors a long silence."
Author: Lewis Thomas
19. "As in nature, politics abhors a vacuum. Without a strong voice for more moderate leadership, the Tea Party is filling that vacuum."
Author: Mark McKinnon
20. "He's never fired a gun in his life," Palamedes said. "He abhors weapons."As Palamedes spoke,the group could see Shakespeare put the tonbogiri to his shoulder,then jerk three times.Two of the attacking vimanas spun out of control,both of them crashing into two more. The flour flaming craft spiraled into the sea."But then he's always been full of surprises," Palamedes added."
Author: Michael Scott
21. "I'm absolutely confident that the God that I worship abhors violence."
Author: Richard Mourdock
22. "Books should confuse. Literature abhors the typical. Literature flows to the particular, the mundane, the greasiness of paper, the taste of warm beer, the smell of onion or quince. Auden has a line: "Ports have names they call the sea." Just so will literature describe life familiarly, regionally, in terms life is accustomed to use -- high or low matters not. Literature cannot by this impulse betray the grandeur of its subject -- there is only one subject: What it feels like to be alive. Nothing is irrelevant. Nothing is typical."
Author: Richard Rodriguez
23. "The most serious drawback to the telling-nothing approach is that it made that much more of a mystery of what had happened, and the nature of gossip abhors a vacuum of the unexplained."
Author: Robin McKinley
24. "God abhors a naked singularity."
Author: Stephen Hawking
25. "To compel a man to furnish funds for the propagation of ideas he disbelieves and abhors is sinful and tyrannical."
Author: Thomas Jefferson
26. "The brain abhors discrepancies."
Author: Vilayanur S. Ramachandran

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