Repugnant Quotes

Here, we’ve compiled a list of the best Repugnant Quotes from famous authors such as Romola Garai, John F. Kennedy, Norman Finkelstein, Julia Roberts, Sidney Buchman. Let’s look at these pieces of wisdom. We definitely have something to learn from them!

I get nonplussed by all the Fifties retro-revival aesthetic. Would we really want to be in our pinnies in our kitchen weeping? I find the kitchen, housewifey aesthetic repugnant.
Romola Garai
The very word ‘secrecy’ is repugnant in a free and open society; and we are as a people inherently and historically opposed to secret societies, to secret oaths, and to secret proceedings.
John F. Kennedy
The Zionists indeed learnt well from the Nazis. So well that it seems that their morally repugnant treatment of the Palestinians, and their attempts to destroy Palestinian society within Israel and the occupied territories, reveals them as basically Nazis with beards and black hats.
Norman Finkelstein
Republican comes in the dictionary just after reptile and just above repugnant.
Julia Roberts
It is repugnant to an American to inform upon his fellow citizens.
Sidney Buchman
We, the FBI, don’t investigate ideology, no matter how repugnant. When it turns to violence, we’re all over it.
Christopher A. Wray
The sole ultimate factor in human decisions is physical force. This we must learn, however repugnant the idea may seem, if we are to protect ourselves and our institutions. Reliance on anything else is fallacious and ruinous.
H. P. Lovecraft
Our touchstones of slavery are ‘Song of the South,’ ‘Gone With the Wind’ and ‘The Birth of a Nation.’ It’s hard to separate the cinematic quality from the underlying themes. I appreciate the films, but the message was repugnant.
John Ridley
It was repugnant, but it was the only way to communicate.
Alain Resnais
When hypocrisy is a character trait, it also affects one’s thinking, because it consists in the negation of all the aspects of reality that one finds disagreeable, irrational or repugnant.
Octavio Paz
It’s hard to penetrate characters who are very cut off and lack empathy and to do it with sympathy. It’s so easy to make a damaged character repugnant.
Siri Hustvedt
I think social and moral disengagement is repugnant.
Douglas Coupland
The constitution controls any legislative act repugnant to it.
John Marshall
I find capitalism repugnant. It is filthy, it is gross, it is alienating… because it causes war, hypocrisy and competition.
Fidel Castro
When Darwin published his conclusion that man was descended from an apelike ancestor who was again descended from a still lower type, most people were shocked by the thought; it was intensely repugnant to their feelings.
John Burroughs
Why is it that a large majority of Hindus do not inter-dine and do not inter-marry? Why is it that your cause is not popular? There can be only one answer to this question, and it is that inter-dining and inter-marriage are repugnant to the beliefs and dogmas which the Hindus regard as sacred.
B. R. Ambedkar
I got through college realizing business was repugnant.
Bruce McCulloch
We are fighting a Labour Party whose avowed enemy is capitalist bosses, whose instinct is to see income as a common pool resource, and whose leading figures find profit morally repugnant.
Liz Truss
Those who have a true understanding of America know that we have no desire for territorial expansion, for economic or other domination of other peoples. Such purposes are repugnant to our ideals of human freedom.
Herbert Hoover
Nothing is more repugnant to me than brotherly feelings grounded in the common baseness people see in one another.
Milan Kundera
O.K., helplessness is repugnant to me, as a father, as a piece of protoplasm. My parents were activists. I don’t believe you can’t do anything.
Marshall Brickman
I find the whole Blairish idea more and more repugnant every day. ‘New Labour’: the term itself is so trashy. Kind of ersatz.
Harold Pinter