Nature abhors a virgin - a frozen asset.
Nature abhors annihilation.
Bodily decay is gloomy in prospect, but of all human contemplations the most abhorrent is body without mind.
I abhor war and view it as the greatest scourge of mankind.
Nothing can be more abhorrent to democracy than to imprison a person or keep him in prison because he is unpopular. This is really the test of civilisation.
My mind rebels at stagnation. Give me problems, give me work, give me the most abstruse cryptogram, or the most intricate analysis, and I am in my own proper atmosphere. But I abhor the dull routine of existence. I crave for mental exaltation.
The Lord hath created medicines out of the earth: and he that is wise will not abhor them. Was not the water made sweet with wood, that the virtue thereof might be known? Ecclesiasticus 38:4-5
Personally I have never found the practice of recreational drug use appealing.
In fact, I have always found the lifestyle and the people who surround it to be abhorrent.
I abhor averages. I like the individual case. A man may have six meals one day and none the next, making an average of three meals per day, but that is not a good way to live.
Those who abhors democracy would rarely immigrate to an authoritarian state if they have to.
Abhorrence of apartheid is a moral attitude, not a policy.
To compel a man to furnish funds for the propagation of ideas he disbelieves and abhors is sinful and tyrannical.
Nature abhors a hero. For one thing, he violates the law of conservation of energy. For another, how can it be the survival of the fittest when the fittest keeps putting himself in situations where he is most likely to be creamed?
I may find Saddam Hussein's regime abhorrent - any normal person would - but the survival of it is in his hands.
The American people abhor a vacuum.
Good manners are appreciated as much as bad manners are abhorred.
Studios have been trying to get rid of the actor for a long time and now they can do it. They got animation. NO more actor, although for now they still have to borrow a voice or two. Anyway, I find it abhorrent.
I abhor grades - if a child does his best, that's all that should be asked.
All of us can think of a book... that we hope none of our children or any other children have taken off the shelf. But if I have the right to remove that book from the shelf - that work I abhor - then you also have exactly the same right and so does everyone else. And then we have no books left on the shelf for any of us.
Let me go to Clinton's new proposal: to have uniforms in public schools.
And people are doing that. How come they're doing that? Dress codes! I find that abhorrent.
The challenge is to lend conviction even to the voices which advocate views I find personally abhorrent, whether they are political Islamists or officers justifying a coup.
In those days, slavery was not looked upon, even in Quaker Philadelphia, with the shudder and abhorrence one feels towards it now.
Nature abhors a vacuum.
Make a careful list of all things done to you that you abhorred. Don't do them to others, ever.
Sane judgment abhors nothing so much as a picture perpetrated with no technical knowledge, although with plenty of care and diligence.
Humanity abhors, above all things, a vacuum in itself, and your class will be cut off from humanity as the surgeon cuts the cancer and alien growth from the body.
You must show the world that you abhor fighting.
I abhor a hoe. I am fond of flowers but not of dirt, and had rather buy them than cultivate them.