Top 88 Unpleasant Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Unpleasant Quotes from famous people such as Robert Sheehan, Graham Linehan, Kimberly Guilfoyle, Yelena Baturina, Richard Brake, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

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If you see a gaggle of teenagers walking towards you, you tend not to make eye contact, because you know they’re going to recognise you. You learn to adapt: 99.999 per cent of people aren’t looking to be harmful or unpleasant; they just want something, a photograph or an autograph.
Robert Sheehan
I love Larry David’s take on things in ‘Seinfeld’, which is that you shouldn’t try to help people because it’ll always put you into new situations which are unpleasant.
Graham Linehan
We cannot turn away because a topic is unpleasant or vile. Why? Because one way to rid our society of evil is to confront it boldly.
Kimberly Guilfoyle
When you are in an unpleasant environment that makes you feel uncomfortable, one of the key ways to improve that situation is through design. That’s why I think it is so important to help develop and showcase young designers, as they are our future.
Yelena Baturina
Obviously, the Night’s King is clearly a symbol of something very unpleasant in our psyche, and he even raises wights from the dead, which is probably everybody’s worst fear, being actually used after we’re dead.
Richard Brake
Humor can prove to be the conversational lubricant you need to remove the tension from the most unpleasant management- and accountability-related conversations.
Clay Clark
All men are chums who will never leave each other in the lurch. A chum doesn’t forgive, he just forgets – women forgive everything but never forget. Being forgiven is very unpleasant.
Tove Jansson
People tell me that I should eat more, but they don’t know me: I eat a lot. It’s pretty unpleasant that people assume every model is anorexic and bulimic.
Elizabeth Jagger
The problem is that once the rules of art are debunked, and once the unpleasant realities the irony diagnoses are revealed and diagnosed, ‘then’ what do we do?
David Foster Wallace
I have gone to many theaters where it is so unpleasant with the commercials before the movie, the volume, and the disrespect of the filmgoers. So I understand people not wanting to go to the theater.
Jeff Garlin
At the end of the day it’s better to be an unpleasant winner than a nice loser.
Giorgio Chiellini
You show up at high school, there’s all these kids you don’t know, and you’re terrified that people will have some kind of wrong or unpleasant impression of you. You just don’t want anything to ruin your public persona, because you actually have a public persona in high school.
Jesse Andrews
Fame can be very dangerous, because you can start to enjoy that part of it. And that’s not the good part of what I do for a living. The good part is the making of films. The unpleasant part is the fame part, if you’re not careful.
George Clooney
If you look at the Earth without architecture, it’s sometimes a little bit unpleasant. So there is this basic human need to do shelter in the broadest sense of the word, whether it’s a movie theater or a simple log cabin in the mountains. This is the core of architecture: To provide a space for human beings.
Peter Zumthor
You always want to feel you’re not the only one going through something unpleasant.
Rick Springfield
Many people today don’t want honest answers insofar as honest means unpleasant or disturbing, They want a soft answer that turneth away anxiety.
Louis Kronenberger
Brussels sprouts are unique creatures. When cooked poorly, they can give off a strongly sulfurous aroma that many find unpleasant. But if you can crack through that aroma and release the natural sweetness hiding underneath, then you’re rewarded with one of the most delicious vegetables around.
J. Kenji Lopez-Alt
When I’m writing a novel, I’m dealing with a double life. I live in the present at the same time that I live in the past with my characters. It is this that makes a novelist so eccentric and unpleasant.
John Phillips Marquand
There is nothing more unpleasant than watching someone on a TV or movie set act like they are entitled to a particular kind of treatment just because they have been doing it for longer. We are all in the same boat – one job at a time.
Adam Scott
Most of us walk around with our ears switched off because so much noise is unpleasant.
Julian Treasure
I suppose there are actors who are worried about their public image. But I’ve never had any trouble playing unpleasant characters. It is only a part. Which is why you do it -because you are interested in exploring something you never could or would be.
Aidan Gillen
Fantasies are more than substitutes for unpleasant reality; they are also dress rehearsals, plans. All acts performed in the world begin in the imagination.
Barbara Grizzuti Harrison
With God’s help and guidance, we shall soon see the end of this most unpleasant chapter in our history.
John Agyekum Kufuor
In a way, I’d rather go into an interview and be disliked, and have unpleasant things written about me, than to have a wonderful, glowing article written that is in no way a reflection of who I am.
Romola Garai
I get cast as a lot of sympathetic characters. I’d like to play someone really unpleasant.
Taron Egerton
Know what your characters want, know what they need most, know what they fear most, and don’t be fearful of facing it, no matter how unpleasant it may be.
Mark Waid
Nothing is more unpleasant than a virtuous person with a mean mind.
Walter Bagehot
Communicate and just be open with each other. Have an unpleasant talk once in a while so it does not turn into a festering resentment, which is inevitable. It has happened with every girlfriend I have ever had.
Jim Norton
If someone says something unpleasant, I can’t say it doesn’t smart a bit. It always does. Someone can take a really nasty swipe if they want because it kind of feels powerful for a person to write in a paper and get that thing out there.
Annie Lennox
The sense of smell explores; deleterious substances almost always have an unpleasant smell.
Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin
My instinct as a philosopher is that we are effectively approaching a multicentric world, which means we need to ask new, and for the traditional left, unpleasant questions.
Slavoj Zizek
Cleaning cat litter is an unpleasant daily chore for me

Cleaning cat litter is an unpleasant daily chore for me, but the DuraScoop makes it much less unpleasant.
Mark Frauenfelder
Saying that something is accessible gives it this implication that people need something, and thinking that we know what people need or want is really unpleasant. I don’t like to think that way, like, predicting what it is that the people want.
Julia Holter
Flying commercial airlines has become an all-too-often unpleasant experience.
Dan Lipinski
One baby is a patient baby, and waits indefinitely until its mother is ready to feed it. The other baby is an impatient baby and cries lustily, screams and kicks and makes everybody unpleasant until it is fed. Well, we know perfectly well which baby is attended to first. That is the whole history of politics.
Emmeline Pankhurst
Where do thoroughbreds go after they lose one too many races, throw one too many riders, or develop a limp? Many thousands of thoroughbreds end up being slaughtered for horse meat. The unpleasant truth is horse meat is eaten in Europe and Asia.
Jane Velez-Mitchell
I have nothing but contempt for Gadhafi. I’m not a Gadhafi supporter in any way. However, it’s not clear to me that it’s a vital and compelling national security objective of the United States that we ought to use military force to remove him from power. He’s not the only unpleasant and unsavory dictator in the world.
Pat Toomey
I was always frightened by taverns. They just seemed like very unpleasant places to go.
Matt Groening
Being falsely accused of racism is, at best, unpleasant and at worst, can destroy a career.
Munira Mirza
Procrastination comes in two types. Some of us procrastinate in order to pursue restful activities – spending time in bed, watching TV – while others delay difficult or unpleasant tasks in favor of those that are more fun.
Daniel Levitin
I have been agreeably disappointed in my idea of the camels. They are far from unpleasant to ride; in fact, it is much less fatiguing than riding on horseback, and even with the little practice I have yet had, I find it shakes me less.
William John Wills
There are so many unpleasant things in the world already that there is no use in imagining any more.
Lucy Maud Montgomery
Cars are a fairly unpleasant thing to have to draw.
John Allison
I am very much aware of my own double self. The well-known one is very under control; everything is planned and very secure. The unknown one can be very unpleasant. I think this side is responsible for all the creative work – he is in touch with the child. He is not rational; he is impulsive and extremely emotional.
Ingmar Bergman
I’ve worked with the old dames and knights – Edith Evans, Ralph Richardson – they’re the most incredibly humble, kindly people because they are so big that they don’t need to be unpleasant.
Ron Moody
I used to think it was hard to write, and I still find the process more or less unpleasant, but if I know what I’m doing it rattles along, then the rewrite whips it into shape rather quickly.
Jonathan Franzen
The hardest thing is to tell the truth about oneself. One doesn’t like to remember unpleasant details, but forgetting them makes one’s life seem disorganized.
Marjory Stoneman Douglas
Could a man live by it, it were not unpleasant employment to be a poet.
Oliver Goldsmith
I tend to think that these white supremacists like Terreblanche, the boneheads of the BNP and Bernard Manning are all so revoltingly ugly and unpleasant that they make the best possible advertisement for mixed marriages. Would you prefer your daughter to look like Naomi Campbell or Bernard Manning?
Harry Enfield
I always make a point of keeping the most pleasant-sounding name for the murderer. As he or she is bound to come to an unpleasant end, it seems the very least the author can do.
Ngaio Marsh