Misanthropy is a hatred or distrust of the human race, or a disposition to dislike and mistrust other people.

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  • 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!
    Amen.


DisputedEdit

  • I don't have prejudice, I hate everyone equally.
    • Attributed to H. L. Mencken, in The Mammoth Book of Jokes (2006) edited by Geoff Tibbals; no earlier citation yet located.

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