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Resent Quotes

We’ve collected the best Resent Quotes from the greatest minds of the world: Chris de Burgh, Matt Besser, Roberto Clemente, Azar Nafisi, Paul McGann. Use them as an inspiration.

I spent a lot of my childhood saying goodbye because I went to boarding school. I didn’t resent my parents for sending me there so young as I understood the limitations of the education system in Africa, where we lived at the time.
There’s a creative vibe at U.C.B., and to maintain it, we can’t pay people. If you pay, then you have to assign worth to shows, and then people will resent that.
The Dodgers told me a big bonus was no good, and they said other players would resent it. Better for me to take a small amount of money and work my way.
Roberto Clemente
I would like to say how much I resent people who say of the Islamic Republic that this is our culture – as if women like to be stoned to death, or as if they like to be married at the age of nine.
I resent almost all of the time I spend in front of the television, but I find ‘The Only Way Is Essex’ absolutely riveting.
Paul McGann
I can understand how some people might resent me for having the audacity to continue playing music, but it’d take a lot more than that to stop me from doing it. I started Foo Fighters because I didn’t want to retreat.
I resent the idea that people would blame the messenger for the message, rather than looking at the content of the message itself.
I played years ago around a bunch of guys who hung on as long as they could, and they begin to resent the game because of injuries and the way they’re being treated.
It’s hard for a man to live with a successful woman – they seem to resent you so much. Very few men are generous enough to accept success in their women.
Shirley Bassey
It’s kind of cliche, but communication is the biggest thing in a relationship. You have to talk; you have to express yourselves. You don’t want to look back and resent not being heard.
I have a job I’m pretty good at. I am in charge of things. I am on committees. People respect me and take my counsel. I want to be strong and professional, but I resent how hard I have to work to be taken seriously, to receive a fraction of the consideration I might otherwise receive.
Men naturally resent it when women take greater liberties in dress than men are allowed.
I don’t ever really feel guilty about music, quite frankly. When you’re younger, you think that anything you don’t like, you have to hate. I’m so far beyond that perspective. Although, I will say I resent Bruno Mars for making me like him as much as I do. I wish that he wasn’t so likeable.
After the demise of the Soviet Union in 1991, Russian influence collapsed, and Moscow came to bitterly resent the Western interventions that destroyed Mr. Hussein and Colonel Qaddafi.
Now that I’m staring down the barrel of the last act of my life, I’m less excited about control and solo effort, and I resent the way the business aspects interfere with my space for creative writing.
David Knopfler
What people resent, in sport, is if you go out with a whimper.
I just want to be a nice girl from the Midwest – I don’t want to have to act like a heavy to be taken seriously, and I resent that I have to be so pushy and political sometimes just to do my job.
I’m not afraid of death, but I resent it. I think it’s unfair and irritating.
My father was an individualist, and I took after him. At school, however, one is forced to be gregarious. I didn’t resent this, but I didn’t particularly enjoy it, and whenever I could, I withdrew into my own private world.
My parents couldn’t handle my energy so they enrolled me in every sport the school was offering. I didn’t resent it because I loved sports and picked them up easily.
I resent having witnessed the survival of some very mediocre male actors and the professional demise of the very brilliant female ones.
I like to make movies on the west side of the Mississippi River, and a lot of times, the movies I direct have horses and big hats in them and get called westerns, but that’s okay. I used to resent that, but I don’t anymore.
When states and cities and our country say we’re going to tax the rich – and that word ‘rich’ or ‘wealthy‘ doesn’t sound like it comes from success of hard work, but from something negative – I resent it.
I admit that I resent running out of research money.
Jeffrey C. Hall
I resent the label on cigarettes. If they’re going to warn you, why don’t they put the same sign at the entrance to every freeway or on every banana that’s sold? You can slip on the peel, you know.
Peter Graves
If the audience is made to do not enough work, they resent it without knowing it. Too much and they get lost. There’s a perfect pace to be found. And a perfect place that is different for every line of the play.
If you get your foot in the door doing one kind of part, that’s the kind of role they call you for. I can’t say I resent it – then I would resent my whole career.
The dog is often quick to resent a kick, be it from man or beast, but I have never known him to show anger at the door that slammed to and hit him. Probably, if the door held him by his tail or his limb, it would quickly receive the imprint of his teeth.
I do not resent Sarah Jessica Parker. We’ve been friends for decades. I just do not like what ‘Sex and the City’ did to my neighborhood.
I don’t like the idea of being eaten by a shark. I like to swim in the ocean, and I think much more about sharks than anyone should. I really resent the fact that my oceangoing experiences are ruined by ‘Jaws.’
One thing I resent is the slur that I just support political candidates because of the business.
I resent that there is an image of perfection that is getting thinner and thinner. I’ve got a lovely husband and children, and I didn’t lose weight to find those things.
I have a problem with fashion magazines sometimes – they seem to have these dogmas or uniforms. ‘This is the way you must look; this is this season‘s must-have.’ I really resent the phrase ‘must-have.’ I prefer to decide for myself what I think is beautiful or fashionable.
That’s one of the things I resent the most violently. To have to take your own life and give it away to the public, in pieces.
Ida Lupino
Sometimes I look at my opponent, and I resent them because of the time I miss with my son by having to train for them, and that gives me even more strength.
I resent it when they write the part of a woman who’s just a sexy femme fatale who seduces people to ger her way, perpetrating the myth that that’s how woman have to operate, instead of using their brains or their wit.
Situation comedies are old-fashioned – they stick to formulas. I resent their music which is old fashioned. I resent the use of a laugh track.
Bill Bixby
I’m not afraid of death, but I resent it. I think it’s unfair and irritating. Every time I see something beautiful, I not only want to return to it, but it makes me want to see other beautiful things. I know I’m not going to get to all the places I want to go.
In the U.S., diversity is a politically correct slogan. In India, it is a historical fact. Much as we in the West may resent it, India has a lot to teach us when it comes to religious tolerance.
I really hope everyone who sawTwilightseesWarm Bodies,’ but at the same time… I don’t resent the comparison on a level of quality because I don’t judge other movies like that. Now that I make movies, I see how hard it is to do everything. I pretty much love all movies.
It’s not people who resent successful people; it’s resentful people who resent successful people.
I hate it. I resent it. I refuse to tell anybody that I am a Medal of Honor recipient. I hate it.
As somebody who happens to be gay, I particularly resent that minorities are being encouraged to be fragile and bitter.
Andy Ngo
As a kid who grew up in Montana, I resent regulation being formulated and forced in Washington from bureaucrats that have never been to Montana.
In global health, emergency vaccine stockpiles are like the insurance policy you never really wanted to take out: you resent the cost and have mixed feelings about never making a claim. Moreover, given that a stockpile is often a last resort, if you ever fall back on it, you have, in some way, already failed.
I come from the poor people, and I have been here working my whole stinkin’ career for people who don’t have a chance, and I really resent anybody that says I’m doing it for the rich. Give me a break.
I don’t resent anything.
Imogen Cunningham
I would never hold my children back from that. I would never want them to resent me for holding them back from their father’s wedding.
I think my relationship with social media has changed so much that I really resent social media now. And I’m trying to figure out what a successful exit strategy is as someone who has gotten a lot of opportunities because of social media and how it’s given me a portfolio.
Perish the infamous doctrine that man can have property in man. Let us resent with indignation every effort to put a chain upon our minds.
Well I don’t feel sectarian against sparseness, although I sometimes get a little chippy about this. I resent the way that a certain notion of parsimony has become the norm for skilful literary writing.
I don’t really resent being on the red carpet as much as I do having to deal with the paparazzi.
Megan Fox
Every time you read an interview with a supermodel, they’re always like, ‘Oh, I was a such nerd.’ I resent that a little bit. I was in the A/V club. I used to eat my lunch in a closet.
Bengalis love to celebrate their language, their culture, their politics, their fierce attachment to a city that has been famously dying for more than a century. They resent with equal ferocity the reflex stereotyping that labels any civic dysfunction anywhere in the world ‘another Calcutta.’
I had a fantastic stepfather, so I didn’t resent him in any way, although I was unnerved by him. He was not an easy man, although he was incredibly charming, gregarious, and fun.
I hate whenever there’s a social issue that comes up in golf and people in the mainstream media who hate golf and who’ve conjured up all these stereotypes of people who are in the sport, the way they tear it down… I resent it, and I’ll defend golf and people in golf until my dying day.
I don’t watch horror films, because I don’t want those images in my psyche, and I resent having them forced on me before a movie of my choosing.
I resent the fact that people in places like Boston, New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, and San Francisco believe that they should be able to tell us how to live our lives, operate our businesses, and what to do with the land that we love and cherish.
Wilford Brimley
People feel that the EU is heading in a direction that they never signed up to. They resent the interference in our national life by what they see as unnecessary rules and regulation. And they wonder what the point of it all is. Put simply, many ask ‘why can’t we just have what we voted to join – a common market?’
I don’t begrudge a coach for trying to get all that he or she can. I don’t resent a school feeling it needs to pay to keep top talent. I’m just afraid to think where all of this will end up because the overall impact seems to be stretching far beyond the scoreboard.
I have to show off my struggle so that people accept that I’m black. No matter that every single room I go to, I’m usually the darkest person there… I kind of resent that mentality. I’m just an individual.
I kind of resent the suggestion that there would be something inherent about superheroes that wouldn’t be of interest to women. That makes me nuts. I’m a 5-foot tall woman with a quick temper who always looks like a child, so power fantasies are not strange to me.
I love my country very dearly, and I greatly resent the implication that some of the places that I have sung and some of the people that I have known, and some of my opinions, whether they are religious or philosophical, make me less of an American.
I resent the idea that Israel is part of the political agenda in United States’ campaigns, really.
I resent ever being stereotyped.
I resent limitations. I’m going to be this way for a while.
I kind of resent the idea that the whole world has to be interested in the American elections.
The problem is President Trump, when he was running for the nomination, he gobbled up Republicans right and left like M&M’s. Little Marco, lyin Ted, low-energy Jeb – he decimated, I mean he destroyed the party and they resent it.
Dagen McDowell
I do resent that when you’re in the most cool, powerful time of your life, which is your 40s, you’re put out to pasture. I think women are so much cooler when they’re older. So it’s a drag that we’re not allowed to age.
I’ve known for years that resentments don’t hurt the person we resent, but they do hurt us.
If you treat with courtesy your equal, who is privileged to resent an impertinence, how much more cautious should you be to your dependents, from whom you demand a respectful demeanor.
Robert Chambers
People begin to resent the rich only when they conclude that the system is rigged.
You have to get the balance right, especially with public health, so that you take the measures that benefit the public’s health but without causing people to resent you so that you actually don’t cure the ill that you seek to cure.
In the wars of the European powers in matters relating to themselves we have never taken any part, not does it comport with our policy so to do. It is only when our rights are invaded or seriously menaced that we resent injuries or make preparation for our defence.
I think that when moms just give themselves up, the kids know. They feel guilty; they resent their mother for making them feel guilty, and then they grow up and do the same thing. Whereas my mother showed me that it’s okay to focus on yourself.
When we believe that God is Father, we also believe that such a father’s hand will never cause his child a needless tear. We may not understand life any better, but we will not resent life any longer.
William Barclay
If a woman feels anchored to a man’s plans, she may start to resent him for the fun she’s worried she’s missing.
I kind of resent this attitude of men that we somehow must always look good.
I resist and resent the idea of California as a metaphor. It’s something thrust upon us, usually by people in the East.
What many of us object to is the politicians who, for whatever reason, forget that societies cannot easily absorb huge numbers of new citizens. I resent the suggestion that this perfectly reasonable view is motivated by racial hatred or personal spite.
There are things about organized religion which I resent. Christ is revered as the Prince of Peace, but more blood has been shed in His name than any other figure in history. You show me one step forward in the name of religion, and I’ll show you a hundred retrogressions.
As a fellow science fiction author, Heinlein largely raised me, and I resent it when some folks lazily dismiss Heinlein as a ‘right winger’ or even ‘fascist.’
I resent the implication that I’m less of a musician and a worse person for not appreciating certain works.
Taiwan and China are related ethnically and close neighbors geographically. There’s no reason to resent or to fight against each other.
Annette Lu
Sometimes you resent the people you love and need the most. Love is so fascinating in all its forms, and I think everyone who has ever been a mother will relate to this.
The internet in hotels should be free – and I really resent it when they charge you five dollars for a bottle of water beside your bed.
The only person you resent is yourself.
John Hewson
Lest it sound as if I resent my day job, I have to say that my day job is the reason I write, and it has been the best thing for me as a writer.
That’s the nature of the business. You can have a hit and then nothing happens all of a sudden. But I don’t resent it. Hits don’t make great artists.
You don’t only worry about the people who hate or resent you; in a way, you’re more worried about the people who love you.
I think a lot of people don’t really understand. They call me a fat drag queen, which I resent, because I’m a character actor and a very good one.
When you give people something for nothing for awhile and then try to sell them some of that same thing, consciously or not, they resent it.
The men resent a woman getting any honour in what they consider is essentially their field. Men painters mostly despise women painters. So I have decided to stop squirming, to throw any honour in with Canada and women.
Emily Carr
People resent movies that try to tell them exactly what to feel.