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Quotes of malice

  1. Although it has been said by men of more wit than wisdom, and perhaps more malice than either, that women are naturally incapable of acting prudently, or that they are necessarily determined to folly, I must by no means grant it. – Mary Astell
  2. I have been the victim of heartless malice – Taylor Caldwell
  3. It is remarkable by how much a pinch of malice enhances the penetrating power of an idea or an opinion. Our ears, it seems, are wonderfully attuned to sneers and evil reports about our fellow men. – Eric Hoffer
  4. There is probably an element of malice in our readiness to overestimate people- we are, as it were, laying up for ourselves the pleasure of later cutting them down to size. – Eric Hoffer
  5. Malice scorned, puts out itself; but argued, give a kind of credit to a false accusation. – Philip Massinger
  6. The rising sun can dispel the darkness of night, but it cannot banish the blackness of malice hatred, bigotry, and selfishness from the hearts of humanity. – David O. McKay
  7. But I think I can sincerely declare that I cheerfully submit myself to every odious name for conscience' sake; and from my soul I despise all those whose guilt, malice or folly has made them my foes. – James Otis
  8. A noble heart cannot suspect in others the pettiness and malice that it has never felt. – Jean Racine
  9. Malice is of a low stature, but it hath very long arms. – George Savile
  10. Malice can always find a mark to shoot at, and a pretence to fire. – Charles Simmons
  11. A slight touch of friendly malice and amusement towards those we love keeps our affections for them from turning flat. – Logan P. Smith
  12. In this manner, I continued with Satan for ten days. His answer and blasphemy were too shocking to pen; till I was worn out with rage and malice against him, I could not bear myself. – Joanna Southcott

Usage examples for malice

  1. The Queen of Heaven would not be angry with him if he wore her light blue to atone to the pure and pious Eva, who was hers even more fully than he himself, for the wrong inflicted upon her by spiteful malice – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  2. Fainacky turns pale to the lips, and his expression is one of intense malice – 'O Thou, My Austria!' by Ossip Schubin
  3. And my father chuckled with malice as he took more snuff. – The White Shield by Bertram Mitford
  4. They bear no malice against their employers. – Change in the Village by (AKA George Bourne) George Sturt
  5. She had never ceased to mourn for Old Sal; and Pendoggat had destroyed the leader of her flock out of sheer malice and cruelty. – Furze the Cruel by John Trevena
  6. I hope you don't bear malice General? – VC -- A Chronicle of Castle Barfield and of the Crimea by David Christie Murray
  7. Forgive them, as I forgive them without malice – The Rangeland Avenger by Max Brand
  8. " You have a noble heart, good Sweep," said she when he had done, " and though you do not choose to wed me, I bear you no malice but instead shall help you win your Little Sweep, who has become the Princess Cendre." – The Green Forest Fairy Book by Loretta Ellen Brady
  9. During the first years of my absence my brother wrote to me frequently, and most of his letters I answered, for I really bore him no malice on account of the will. – Tempest and Sunshine by Mary J. Holmes
  10. He became as a mad dog in his hatred and malice – French Mediaeval Romances from the Lays of Marie de France by Marie de France
  11. She was too tender- hearted to bear malice toward the dead, but she could not touch his money. – A Manifest Destiny by Julia Magruder
  12. Rather than live any longer the victim either of her malice or her ambition, he had brought himself to believe that it was his duty to renounce Enrica. – The Italians by Frances Elliot
  13. Malice did not allow him to think so long. – Thaddeus of Warsaw by Jane Porter
  14. Now she stood with her face but a yard from mine, and again her lips were curved with mirth and malice – Simon Dale by Anthony Hope
  15. When he made you my trustee, he said that you were too big to bear him malice – Ranching for Sylvia by Harold Bindloss
  16. I am willing to believe you had no bad intention, as assuredly you could have no reason to bear the poor boy malice but I cannot wholly free you from blame in the affair. – A Thin Ghost and Others by M. R. (Montague Rhodes) James
  17. She was very intelligent, thoroughbred, beautiful in a peculiar way,- even Rosamund thought that,- ready to make herself pleasant, quite free from feminine malice absolutely natural, interested in all the really interesting things. – In the Wilderness by Robert Hichens
  18. And as for Tom,- though I say it who should not say,- he has no more malice than a baby: he'd go and make it up with any man, however badly he had beaten him. – Kenelm Chillingly, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  19. Harry, lad, come o' my side; you don't bear no malice again a man as can hit like that. – The Parson O' Dumford by George Manville Fenn
  20. She knew that if at any time in his life he had done wrong, the sin was without malice or evil. – Mrs. Falchion, Complete by Gilbert Parker Last Updated: March 12, 2009

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