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How calm and isolated those misanthropes, those haters of humanity might live there, and all who have a distaste for social life
Those quacks and misanthropes who advertise indelible Japan ink should be made to perish along with their wicked discoveries.
Be sure that the coldest-hearted misanthropes are ever of this last order.
Starring Colin Tierney (The Misanthrope, The Lady of Leisure) who previously appeared in the duo's collaboration on The Last Days of Troy.
I haven't always called myself a humanist--in fact, for most of my life, if asked, I would've said I was a pessimist, a cynic, a misanthrope, and a nihilist (and not particularly in that order).
But he is not completely without humor--as he says, "I am not a misanthrope even if I don't like most people.
To be a misanthrope seems to make sense: who isn't skeptical of others' motives?
TRIVIA: Knightley was nominated for an Olivier award for her performance in The Misanthrope at the Comedy Theatre.
She has worked twice with Sir Peter Hall's Theatre Company in The Misanthrope and Feydeau's Where There's A Will.
Like a devoted misanthrope, Petri-bon takes joy in deflating hippie mysticism, the posturing of cheap goodwill ambassadors, and the .
But here Niven has managed to modernise the divorced middle–aged misanthrope writer and not only made it hilarious but dramatic and emotional.
Summary: "I am a sort of misanthrope," claims a smiling Mazen Kerbaj, "who does his own work alone.