Degrading Yourself Famous Quotes & Sayings

List of top 34 famous quotes and sayings about degrading yourself to read and share with friends on your Facebook, Twitter, blogs.

Top 34 Quotes About Degrading Yourself

#1. I admire actresses who are good to women. I don't like the ones who just don't like women. You can feel it. They're degrading themselves. - Author: Sandra Bullock
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#2. The human world is a long way from meeting the needs of the present, and it is borrowing massively from the future - not only by piling up money debt, but also by degrading the resources from which all real wealth ultimately comes. - Author: Donella Meadows
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#3. In Philadelphia, I inadvertently came upon an edition of Robert Ingersoll's Essays and Lectures. This was an exciting discovery; his atheism confirmed my own belief that the horrific cruelty of the Old Testament was degrading to the human spirit. - Author: Charlie Chaplin
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#4. The whole thing is so degrading! That a man like Eric should be reduced to crawling before those bloodsuckers who are taking every advantage of his weakened state. And strip himself of one whole third of his wealth to throw it away like all the huge sums they've already got out of him! - Author: Louis Auchincloss
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#5. The wish to hear such baseness is degrading. - Author: Dante Alighieri
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#6. The incurable sufferer is given very little opportunity to be proud of his suffering and to consider it ennobling rather than degrading" so that "he is not only unhappy, but also ashamed of being unhappy. - Author: Viktor E. Frankl
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#7. It makes you crazy. Waiting for someone to love you, to come to you and only you, to choose you like you've already chosen, is the most degrading, debasing, demoralising ... and yet, sweet, sweet pain there is. It's as humbling aas it is humiliating. But yes, there is a sweet side. - Author: Pamela Ribon
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#8. Religion is a drug, and to take drugs is degrading,' he said. 'You must learn to look life in the face. Throw away your cowardly drugs, and see the truth, the ugly, cruel, ungodly truth, as it really is. - Author: Anna Kavan
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#9. We are a simple creation ever eager to complicate ourselves. We are a loving animal, capable of showing so much love, who even though does not walk on all-four, is also capable, many a time, of nefarious, savage, demeaning, degrading and unfathomable acts against fellow humans. - Author: Levi Cheruo Cheptora
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#10. By disgracing and degrading the presidency of the United States, by fleeing the White House like a diseased cur, Richard Nixon broke the heart of the American Dream. - Author: Hunter S. Thompson
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#11. But a compassion for that which is not and cannot be useful and lovely, is degrading and futile. - Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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#12. Yes, keep on degrading yourself, soul. But soon your chance at dignity will be gone. Everyone gets one life. Yours is almost used up, and instead of treating yourself with respect, you have entrusted your own happiness to the souls of others. - Author: Marcus Aurelius
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#13. We are still barely conscious of how harmful it is to treat children in a degrading manner. Treating them with respect and recognizing the consequences of their being humiliated are by no means intellectual matters; otherwise, their importance would long since have been generally recognized. - Author: Alice Miller
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#14. In the end, one can only die for Sibylle. To love for her, my friends say, is degrading. - Author: Annemarie Schwarzenbach
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#15. A rake is a composition of all the lowest, most ignoble, degrading, and shameful vices; they all conspire to disgrace his character, and to ruin his fortune; while wine and the pox content which shall soonest and most effectually destroy his constitution. - Author: Lord Chesterfield
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#16. A soldier fought better when he knew that he was not only needed, but appreciated back home. There were few things as degrading to man than to come home to the people you served, only to be shunned and reviled by them. - Author: Evan Currie
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#17. To you is granted the power of degrading yourself into the lower forms of life, the beasts, and to you is granted the power, contained in your intellect and judgment, to be reborn into the higher forms, the divine. - Author: Zygmunt Bauman
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#18. The context needs to be that the goal is a healthy mom. Because mothers never make decisions without thinking about that healthy baby. And to suggest otherwise is insulting and degrading and disrespectful. - Author: Jennifer Block
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#19. More than one-half of the world's major rivers are being seriously depleted and polluted, degrading and poisoning the surrounding ecosystems, thus threatening the health and livelihood of people who depend upon them for irrigation, drinking and industrial water. - Author: Ismail Serageldin
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#20. She couldn't get that the fucking itself wasn't degrading. The intentional degradation was degrading. And hot. - Author: C.D. Reiss
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#21. Nothing-was more degrading than for a woman to have to marry for a home. Love should be the sole reason. Surely those with a brain-to think, eyes to see and a mind-to reason must realise that the capitalist system must cease and a co-operative system prevail in its place. - Author: Vida Goldstein
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#22. Girls can wear jeans and cut their hair short and wear shirts and boots because it's okay to be a boy; for girls it's like promotion. But for a boy to look like a girl is degrading, according to you, because secretly you believe that being a girl is degrading. - Author: Ian McEwan
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#23. What one person sees as degrading and disgusting and bad for women might make some women feel empowered and beautiful and strong. - Author: Sasha Grey
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#24. The English are always degrading truths into facts. When a truth becomes a fact it loses all its intellectual value. - Author: Oscar Wilde
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#25. Confession of one's guilt purifies and uplifts. Its suppression is degrading and should always be avoided. - Author: Mahatma Gandhi
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#26. My husband would do anything for me ... ' It's degrading. No human being ought to have such power over another."
"It's a very real power, Harriet."
"Then ... we won't use it. If we disagree, we'll fight it out like gentlemen. We won't stand for matrimonial blackmail. - Author: Dorothy L. Sayers
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#27. Not for a million - years. I mean, I like the INXS boys, but I found the process very degrading, really. Reality television has eaten away at our standards of excellence. I don't like this whole culture, which has evolved, of TV being the king. - Author: Brian May
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#28. We talk about our military being degraded over time and yet we've had folks who've been a part of Congress who have participated in sequester; who participated in the degrading of this military over time. - Author: Chris Christie
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#29. There was nothing quite so shaming, so degrading as a marriage that had failed. - Author: Daphne Du Maurier
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#30. The whole question of evolution seems less momentous than it did, because, unlike the Victorians, we do not feel that to be descended from animals is degrading to human dignity. - Author: George Orwell
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#31. Extreme poverty is not only a condition of unsatisfied material needs. It is often accompanied by a degrading state of powerlessness. - Author: Peter Singer
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#32. People say that it was degrading for an Olympic champion to run against a horse, but what was I supposed to do? I had four gold medals, but you can't eat four gold medals. There was no
television, no big advertising, no endorsements then. Not for a black man, anyway. - Author: Jesse Owens
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#33. When we consider that women are treated as property it is degrading to women that we should treat our children as property to be disposed of as we see fit. - Author: Elizabeth Cady Stanton
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#34. Too many leaders value their popularity, protecting it at all cost, degrading their credibility. - Author: Noel DeJesus
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