It is both humiliating and humbling to discover that a single generation after the events that constructed me as a public personality, I am remembered as a hairdo.
Our cabaret ['Cabaret Voltaire' in Zurich, Switzerland] is a gesture.. .Every word that is spoken and sung here says at least this one thing: that this humiliating age has not succeeded in winning our respect.
There is something both gratifying and humiliating in watching a man who has taken you for a routinely silly woman begin to take you seriously.
Well, it is a humiliating reflection, that the straightest road to a man's heart is through his palate.
It is a little bit humiliating when I have to say that Chou En-lai to me appears as the most superior brain I have so far met in the field of foreign politics... so much more dangerous than you imagine because he is so much better a man than you have ever admitted.dag hammarskjöld
I can fully appreciate the fury and anger that a person can feel when put through a humiliating experience by a cop, but I would recommend strongly that a person maintain his cool, and in no circumstances lose his temper. If you lose your temper, you are playing right into the cop's hands.william powell
A painter must not only be of necessity an imitator of the works of nature...but he must be as necessarily an imitator of the works of other painters: this appears more humiliating, but is equally true; and no man can be an artist, whatever he may suppose, upon any other terms.joshua reynolds
My enduring feeling about René Lévesque is that if he had chosen to hang me, even as he tightened the rope round my neck, he would have complained about how humiliating it was for him to spring the trapdoor. And then, once I was swinging in the wind, he would blame my ghost for having obliged him to murder, thereby imposing a guilt trip on a sweet, self-effacing, downtrodden Francophone.Mordecai Richler
Bourguiba on Ramadan's effect on Tunisia"stagnation, weakness and decadence" "beautiful custom" "pretext that paralyzes our activity. Bourguiba quoting the Prophet Muhammed - "Break the fast, and you will be stronger to confront the enemy." "humiliating backward condition of our country."habib bourguiba
Society is a system of inherited forms reducing our humiliating passivity to nature. We may alter these forms, slowly or suddenly, but no change in society will change nature.camille paglia
Segregation is not humiliating but a benefit, and ought to be so regarded by you gentlemen.
Are we at last brought to such humiliating and debasing degradation, that we cannot be trusted with arms for our defense?
You can manage cancer. You don't have to be degraded by humiliating treatments and protocols. And in some cases, you can be cured of cancer.Suzanne Somers
Those who deny God and His apostles, and (those who) wish to separate God from His apostles, saying: "We believe in some but reject others": And (those who) wish to take a course midway,-They are in truth (equally) unbelievers; and we have prepared for unbelievers a humiliating punishment.
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