Pleasure therefore, (or Delight,) is the appearance or sense of Good; and Molestation or Displeasure, the appearance or sense of Evil.
— Thomas Hobbes

Who has not hopedTo outrage an enemy's dignity?Who has not been sweptBy the wish to hurt?And who has not thought that the impersonal worldDeserves no better than to be destroyedBy one fabulous sign of his displeasure?
Jacob Bronowski displeasure quote

Insensibility, of all kinds, and on all occasions, most moves my imperial displeasure.
— Frances Burney

Universities should be safe havens where ruthless examination of realities will not be distorted by the aim to please or inhibited by the risk of displeasure.
— Kingman Brewster, Jr.

I made a habit always to hear the Indians; and although they very often lie to me, I do not show them any displeasure for it, for I do not believe them and I do not decide anything until I have found out the truth.
— displeasure quotation by Antonio de Mendoza