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Misanthropy is a hatred or distrust of the human race, or a disposition to dislike and mistrust other people.
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- Look! Nobody witnessed the formidable
Burial of your one final dream.
Only ingratitude - The Panther -
Was your inseparable companion!
Get used to the mud that awaits you!
Man, on this miserable earth,
Lives amidst beasts, and sees an inevitable
Necessity to also turn into a beast.
Take a match. Light your cigarrete!
The kiss, friend, is the eve of the spit.
The hand that cuddles also stones.
If somebody still pities your suffering,
stone this vile hand that cuddles you,
Spit on the mouth that kisses you!
- I hate mankind, for I think myself one of the best of them, and I know how bad I am.
- Humans may exceed other animals in their sapient capacities, but we also surpass other species on our destructiveness. Many animals cause harm, but we are the most lethal species ever to have inhabited our planet. It is revealing that we do not refer to this superlative property in identifying ourselves. There is ample evidence that we are Homo pernicious – the dangerous, destructive human.
- Few prospective procreators consider the asthetic impact of their potential children. But how many more producers of excrement and urine, flatulence, menstrual blood and semen, sweat, mucus, vomit, and pus do we really need? How much more human waste do we need to process? How many more corpses do we need to dispose of? It would be an aesthetic improvement if there were fewer people.
- I am now quite cured of seeking pleasure in society, be it country or town. A sensible man ought to find sufficient company in himself.
- Mr. Lockwood in Emily Brontë's Wuthering Heights (Ch. III).
- My hate is general, I detest all men;
Some because they are wicked and do evil,
Others because they tolerate the wicked,
Refusing them the active vigorous scorn
Which vice should stimulate in virtuous minds.
- I am misanthropos, and hate mankind
For thy part, I do wish thou wert a dog
That I might love thee something.
- Timon will to the woods; where he shall find
The unkindest beast more kinder than mankind.
The gods confound — hear me, you good gods all —
The Athenians both within and out that wall!
And grant, as Timon grows, his hate may grow
To the whole race of mankind, high and low!