Aversion Quotes

Here, we’ve compiled a list of the best Aversion Quotes from famous authors such as Michael Arrington, Stanley Donen, Richard Brinsley Sheridan, Walt Mossberg, Tom Parker Bowles. Let’s look at these pieces of wisdom. We definitely have something to learn from them!

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Most people have an aversion to risk, my college economics professor told me. Which means they have to be rewarded to take on that risk. The higher the risk, the higher the possible payout has to be for people to jump.
Michael Arrington
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The funniest thing is not who influenced me positively, but who influenced me negatively. I had such an aversion to what Busby Berkeley did; in my early formative years, I thought it was terrible. Now, I think it’s wonderful. But then, I wanted to do anything but what Busby Berkeley did.
Stanley Donen
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‘Tis safest in matrimony to begin with a little aversion.
Richard Brinsley Sheridan
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In general, while Trump has been a master of Twitter, he has shown an aversion to, and ignorance of, technology itself.
Walt Mossberg
5
The diet is a twisted, noxious thing, all tortured abstinence and short-term fraud. I speak from bitter experience. As a restaurant critic, I eat to live and live to eat. And having a toxic aversion to exercise, there is little to prevent the inevitable bulging of my gut. Hence the need for the occasional diet.
Tom Parker Bowles
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Jealousy – that jumble of secret worship and ostensible aversion.
Emil Cioran
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We’ve talked about doing a reunion of ‘My Three Sons,’ but I have an aversion to actors doing reunions.
Fred MacMurray
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I have three older sisters who, when we were children, used to hold me down on a bad day and put make-up all over me, so I’ve had an aversion to it all my life and hate sitting down in the make-up chair.
James Nesbitt
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I have an aversion to laugh tracks – the moment I hear a laugh track, I go to another channel.
Bob Newhart
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I have three older sisters who, when we were children, used to hold me down on a bad day and put make-up all over me, so I’ve had an aversion to it all my life and hate sitting down in the make-up chair.
James Nesbitt
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Jealousy – that jumble of secret worship and ostensible aversion.
Emil Cioran
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The greater the decrease in the social significance of an art form, the sharper the distinction between criticism and enjoyment by the public. The conventional is uncritically enjoyed, and the truly new is criticized with aversion.
Walter Benjamin
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Once you’re sort of pigeonholed into something, it’s quite difficult to get out of it. I have no aversion to playing a gay character again, but it would definitely have to be the right role.
Sarah Shahi
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I have always had a certain aversion to heat. And for me, the name of the game on the stage is ‘beat the heat.’ It’s always July under the lights.
Bob Weir
15
I think there’s a certain paranoia about science because there is a certain risk related to science which people are very wary about, and therefore, there is an inherent risk aversion to science and technology or, at least, science and technology of unknown.
Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw
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A lot of Disney Channel actors and actresses, when they stop working for Disney Channel, they have a real aversion for not wanting to be remembered by Disney Channel.
Cole Sprouse
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Strangely, I have a huge aversion to movies that try to teach healthy people an abusive lesson about the darkness in the world.
Patty Jenkins
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I have an aversion to comedy where everybody speaks in punchlines.
Bobcat Goldthwait
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I was raised Catholic, and I have an aversion to anyone who takes religion to the extreme.
Conor Oberst
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Attachment and aversion are the root cause of karma, and karma originates from infatuation. Karma is the root cause of birth and death, and these are said to be the source of misery. None can escape the effect of their own past karma.
Mahavira
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I’ve always had an aversion to looking sexy, but I’ve grown out of it.
Kristen Stewart
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Our aversion to lying is commonly a secret ambition to make what we say considerable, and have every word received with a religious respect.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
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There are plenty of reasons for disliking people, but this tribal aversion to anyone with a posh voice is very boring.
Alexander Armstrong
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Well, I think both Russia and China have a very strong aversion to interference in internal affairs.
Hillary Clinton
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I’m against big bureaucracy in Washington making health care decisions. I just have an aversion to bureaucrats. But it’s not just government bureaucrats. I don’t like HMO bureaucrats and insurance company bureaucrats either.
Gary Bauer
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The funniest thing is not who influenced me positively, but who influenced me negatively. I had such an aversion to what Busby Berkeley did; in my early formative years, I thought it was terrible. Now, I think it’s wonderful. But then, I wanted to do anything but what Busby Berkeley did.
Stanley Donen
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Even when a man and a woman perform equally well in a task – say, solving math problems – men are more willing to enter competitions based on that task. Men also show less risk aversion.
Sendhil Mullainathan
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I believe we are in a world where innovation in stuff was outlawed. It was basically outlawed in the last 40 years – part of it was environmentalism, part of it was risk aversion.
Peter Thiel
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I have an aversion to being mislabeled. Here’s a label I’d accept: I’m an ‘individual.’ I’m someone who can’t follow, and doesn’t want to lead.
Joni Mitchell
30
I have an aversion to taking care of my gear, a wayward manifestation of my punk ethos.
Lou Barlow
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NASA’s myriad failures are in many ways the natural consequence of a catastrophic combination of bureaucracy, monopoly, and a calcifying aversion to the kind of risk necessary for innovation.
Burt Rutan
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NASA’s myriad failures are in many ways the natural consequence of a catastrophic combination of bureaucracy, monopoly, and a calcifying aversion to the kind of risk necessary for innovation.
Burt Rutan
33
I have a deep and personal aversion to anti-Semitism regardless of its source, and I reject and condemn the anti-Semitic statements and actions of the Nation of Islam, Louis Farrakhan, and Khalid Muhammed.
Keith Ellison
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Aversion toward the blind exists for the same reason that most prejudices exist: lack of knowledge. Ignorance is a powerful generator of fear. And fear slides easily into aggression and contempt.
Rosemary Mahoney
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Evolutionary psychologists suggest that humans experienced evolutionary benefits from brain developments that included aversion to loss and risk and from instincts for cooperation that helped strengthen communities.
Ben Bernanke
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Once we’re willing to confront our emotional suffering, we begin making choices based on attraction instead of aversion, love instead of fear. Where we used to think about what was ‘safe,’ we now become interested in doing what seems right or fun or meaningful or ripe with possibilities.
Martha Beck
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I was too restless as a boy to sit through an entire mass. It was akin to aversion training. I looked at it like a puppet show with a totally predictable story line. The only aspect I really liked was the music.
Frans de Waal
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If I could time travel into the future, my first port of call would be the point where medical technology is at its best because, like most people on this planet, I have this aversion to dying.
Neal Asher
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I feel that, a lot of times, Detroiters have an aversion to seeing nice new things come into Detroit. But I’m like, ‘What’s wrong with that? Everywhere else has it! Why can’t we?’
Sam Richardson
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Evolutionary psychologists suggest that humans experienced evolutionary benefits from brain developments that included aversion to loss and risk and from instincts for cooperation that helped strengthen communities.
Ben Bernanke
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I walk fast. I have an aversion to wasting time. My sense of constant motion is one of the reasons that my eldest daughter, Amy, nicknamed me ‘the Tasmanian Devil’ when she was in her teens.
Jim Webb
42
I always had, deep down, a slight aversion toward the purely cerebral in music.
Esa-Pekka Salonen
43
In fact, this network, which we may identify as the Round Table Groups, has no aversion to cooperating with the Communists, or any other groups, and frequently does so.
Carroll Quigley
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My true friends have always given me that supreme proof of devotion, a spontaneous aversion for the man I loved.
Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
45
I think there’s a certain paranoia about science because there is a certain risk related to science which people are very wary about, and therefore, there is an inherent risk aversion to science and technology or, at least, science and technology of unknown.
Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw
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The greater the decrease in the social significance of an art form, the sharper the distinction between criticism and enjoyment by the public. The conventional is uncritically enjoyed, and the truly new is criticized with aversion.
Walter Benjamin
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I’ve always had an aversion to debt.
Brunello Cucinelli
48
Historically, corporate aversion to politics has at times held firm even under national leadership that threatens the health of the economy, and with it the well-being of every company.
James B. Stewart
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I feel that, a lot of times, Detroiters have an aversion to seeing nice new things come into Detroit. But I’m like, ‘What’s wrong with that? Everywhere else has it! Why can’t we?’
Sam Richardson
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Some people feel affronted when something they thought to be true doesn’t happen. If that’s the case, then your sense of risk is much higher, and that leads to risk aversion. You need to be able to be comfortable in uncertainty.
Jim Mattis
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Once you’re sort of pigeonholed into something, it’s quite difficult to get out of it. I have no aversion to playing a gay character again, but it would definitely have to be the right role.
Sarah Shahi
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I have little taste for fashionable dissipations, cards, and dancing; the theatre and tea parties are my aversion, and I look with little envy on those who find their enjoyment in such transitory delights, if delights they may be called.
Dorothea Dix
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I love spicy food, so I’m not sure why I have this aversion to wasabi, but I really detest it.
Katie Lee
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Some people feel affronted when something they thought to be true doesn’t happen. If that’s the case, then your sense of risk is much higher, and that leads to risk aversion. You need to be able to be comfortable in uncertainty.
Jim Mattis
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I’ve always had an aversion to looking sexy, but I’ve grown out of it.
Kristen Stewart
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When I was 5 and my sister was 3, we went on a family trip, and she ate cheese off the floor at an airport. My mother, a germaphobe, got very upset. My sister, of course, got a stomach virus, and ever since then, I have an aversion to cheese.
Scott Stossel
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Business was his aversion; Pleasure was his business.
Maria Edgeworth
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Around the nation, lawmakers have drawn up their districts with such perverse precision and aversion to competition, that legislators rarely face competitive challenges.
Letitia James
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I have an aversion to news nuggets, so I find myself looking for sites that offer more analysis.
Jeff Moss
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Justified or not, the Supreme Court has a kind of sacred status in American life. For whatever reason, Presidents can safely run against Congress, and vice versa, but I think there is an inherent popular aversion to assaults on the court itself. Perhaps it has to do with an instinctive belief that life needs umpires.
Jon Meacham
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‘Tis safest in matrimony to begin with a little aversion.
Richard Brinsley Sheridan
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We’ve talked about doing a reunion of ‘My Three Sons,’ but I have an aversion to actors doing reunions.
Fred MacMurray
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And I not only inherited an aversion to the nine-to-five routine, but the sense from my parents that being bored and boring is the worst thing that you can be.
Christian Bale
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I walk fast. I have an aversion to wasting time. My sense of constant motion is one of the reasons that my eldest daughter, Amy, nicknamed me ‘the Tasmanian Devil’ when she was in her teens.
Jim Webb
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There are plenty of reasons for disliking people, but this tribal aversion to anyone with a posh voice is very boring.
Alexander Armstrong
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I don’t really have an aversion to watching myself. I think I’ve been doing it for long enough that I have a system of separating it in my brain from my egotistical neuroses for the most part.
Mae Whitman