Quotes of Degrade

“ Huns, wops, gooks, Japs.. words to dehumanize and demonize. ”

- President Jimmy Carter

“ Valuing history beyond a certain point damages and degrades life. ”

- Friedrich Nietzsche

“ Neither do I think that I ever put any dishonour upon you. ”

- Anne Hutchinson

“ Sentimentality about nature denatures everything it touches. ”

- Jane Jacobs

“ A disgrace. ”

- Nancy Pelosi

“ No one can disgrace us but ourselves. ”

- J. G. Holland

“ No one can disgrace us but ourselves. ”

- Josh Billings

“ The aim of a joke is not to degrade the human being, but to remind him that he is already degraded. ”

- Eric Blair

“ You degrade us and then ask why we are degraded. You shut our mouths and ask why we don't speak. You close your colleges and seminaries against us and then ask why we don't know. ”

- Frederick Douglas

“ All paid jobs absorb and degrade the mind.It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it. ”

- Aristotle

“ Whatever debases the intelligence degrades the entire human being. ”

- Simone Weil

“ What right have you to take the word wealth, which originally meant "well-being," and degrade and narrow it by confining it to certain sorts of material objects measured by money. ”

- John Ruskin

“ Then my verse I dishonor, my pictures despise, my person degrade and my temper chastise; and the pen is my terror, the pencil my shame; and my talents I bury, and dead is my fame. ”

- Sir William Blake

“ The mass never comes up to the standard of its best member, but on the contrary degrades itself to a level with the lowest. ”

- Henry David Thoreau

“ The foundation of empire is art and science. Remove them or degrade them, and the empire is no more. Empire follows art and not vice versa as Englishmen suppose. ”

- Sir William Blake

“ It is not suffering as such that is most deeply feared but suffering that degrades. ”

- Susan Sontag

“ I will not permit any man to narrow and degrade my soul by making me hate him. ”

- Booker T. Washington

“ How ironical that it is by means of speech that man can degrade himself below the level of dumb creation — for a chatterbox is truly of a lower category than a dumb creature. ”

- Soren Kierkegaard

“ As soon as beauty is sought not from religion and love, but for pleasure, it degrades the seeker. ”

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

“ I will permit no man to narrow and degrade my soul by making me hate him. ”

- Booker T. Washington
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