Quotes of indignation

  1. A puritan is a person who pours righteous indignation into the wrong things. – Gilbert K. Chesterton
  2. Where is the indignation about the fact that the US and USSR have thirty thousand pounds of destructive force for every human being in the world? – Norman Cousins
  3. A good indignation brings out all one's powers. – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  4. I appeal to you, my friends, as mothers: are you willing to enslave your children? You stare back with horror and indignation at such questions. But why, if slavery is not wrong to those upon whom it is imposed? – Angelina Grimke
  5. Only let the North exert as much moral influence over the South, as the South has exerted demoralizing influence over the North, and slavery would die amid the flame of Christian remonstrance, and faithful rebuke, and holy indignation – Angelina Grimke
  6. But after this natural burst of indignation no man of sense, courage, or prudence will waste his time or his strength in retrospective reproaches or repinings. – Robert Peel
  7. Indignation is a submission of our thoughts, but not of our desires. – Bertrand Russell
  8. There was a widespread indignation in the American media. They were saying, 'How can you make a movie during an election that's about politics? What are you doing? Are you trying to influence people's lives?' To which my response was, 'Well, I hope so.' – John Sayles
  9. Moral indignation in most cases is, 2% moral, 48% indignation and 50% envy. – Vittorio De Sica
  10. Words cannot describe the indignation a proud woman feels for her sex in disfranchisement. – Elizabeth Cady Stanton
  11. Moral indignation is jealousy with a halo. – H. G. Wells

Usage examples for indignation

  1. Hardly knowing what she said, what she was about to say, she heard the words of her own fierce indignation ring out on the air of the mild autumn morning. – The Mormon Prophet by Lily Dougall
  2. The young officer burned hot with indignation – The Captain of the Gray-Horse Troop by Hamlin Garland
  3. He made that reply with a sudden change in him- with a rising color and in firm tones of indignation – The Black Robe by Wilkie Collins
  4. They felt themselves found out; the visitor felt with rage and indignation that he had found them out. – The Doctor's Family by Mrs. (Margaret) Oliphant
  5. There was a trace of indignation in Flora Schuyler's face. – The Cattle-Baron's Daughter by Harold Bindloss
  6. It was not far- off, and when we reached it our indignation became greater than ever. – Hurricane Hurry by W.H.G. Kingston
  7. " Perhaps you could consult Miss Northwick herself," said Annie dryly, after a moment of indignation and another of amusement. – Annie Kilburn A Novel by W. D. Howells
  8. Mrs. Carbhoy's indignation leaped. – The Son of his Father by Ridgwell Cullum
  9. Dennis was almost speechless from indignation – Barriers Burned Away by E. P. Roe
  10. And now the question is, What did either gain by his indignation against the other? – Lessons in Life, For All Who Will Read Them by T. S. Arthur
  11. His mother rose, trembling with indignation – Warlock o' Glenwarlock by George MacDonald
  12. His indignation was roused. – Peter Stuyvesant, the Last Dutch Governor of New Amsterdam by John S. C. Abbott
  13. I walked slowly to the field, and my indignation made me forget my fear. – Roughing it in the Bush by Susanna Moodie
  14. " Young man," replied Tugwell, with just indignation a hofficer should be above such words. – Springhaven A Tale of the Great War by R. D. Blackmore
  15. Not this alone, however, was at the back of her present indignation – The Red Derelict by Bertram Mitford
  16. Pryor's flash of indignation was quick. – Ride Proud, Rebel! by Andre Alice Norton
  17. I didn't, with equal indignation and, besides, you told her about the fairies' ball- room. – Faith and Unfaith by Duchess
  18. Her temper and her indignation against her man for drinking had been the means of driving them apart. – The Weavers, Complete by Gilbert Parker Last Updated: March 14, 2009
  19. Now, indeed, the warm color of her cheeks grew warmer and her eyes darkened with indignation – The Proud Prince by Justin Huntly McCarthy
  20. " Then it seems to me, sir, that you should not let the Spaniards select your words for you," said Harry, with some indignation – A Voyage with Captain Dynamite by Charles Edward Rich

Rhymes for indignation