If you have not tasted poverty, you will not be able to manage blessing when it comes. If you have not tasted humiliation, you will not be able to manage honour when it comes.
For every hero, there has to be a fall guy, and the greater the triumph on one hand, the greater the Humiliation on the other.quintin jardine
Success is whatever Humiliation everyone has agreed to compete for.james richardson
Humiliation and indifference, these are conditions every one of us finds unbearable–this is why the Coyote when falling is more concerned with the audience's opinion of him than he is with the inevitable result of too much gravity.chuck jones
Perhaps it is God's will to lead the people of South Africa through defeat and Humiliation to a better future and a brighter day.Jan Christian Smuts
Daily the Negro is coming more and more to look upon law and justice, not as protecting safeguards, but as sources of Humiliation and oppression. The laws are made by men who have little interest in him; they are executed by men who have absolutely no motive for treating the black people with courtesy and consideration; and, finally, the accused law-breaker is tried, not by his peers, but too often by men who would rather punish ten innocent Negroes than let one guilty one escape.w. e. b. dubois
Whatever in Christ had the nature of satisfaction, was by virtue of His suffering or Humiliation; whatever had the nature of merit, was by virtue of His obedience or righteousness.jonathan edwards
As an actor, you deal with so much rejection and Humiliation. When the good things come around, you tend not to trust your instincts.jim gaffigan
If every day a man takes orders in silence from an incompetent superior, if every day he solemnly performs ritual acts which he privately finds ridiculous, if he unhesitatingly gives answers to questionnaires which are contrary to his real opinions and is prepared to deny his own self in public, if he sees no difficulty in feigning sympathy or even affection where, in fact, he feels only indifference or aversion, it still does not mean that he has entirely lost the use of one of the basic human senses, namely, the sense of Humiliation.václav havel
Political and social justice requires, not the disintegration of a country and destruction or Humiliation of a class which shows initiative, intelligence and drive, but equality of opportunity for all, genuine freedom for self-fulfilment, in which all men irrespective of caste or creed may share.syama prasad mookerjee
The one thing to do is to do nothing. Wait. ... You will find that you survive Humiliation and that's an experience of incalculable value.
Under these circumstances, except for any personal Humiliation involved in admitting that I do not always understand the opinions of this Court, I see no reason why I should be consciously wrong today because I was unconsciously wrong yesterday.robert h. jackson
How many we know who have fled the sweetness of a tranquil life in their homes, among the friends, to seek the horror of uninhabitable deserts; who have flung themselves into Humiliation, degradation, and the contempt of the world, and have enjoyed these and even sought them out.Michel de Montaigne
The admirers of Mr Pitt extol the reverberation he gave to our councils, the despondence he banished, the spirit he infused, the conquests he made, the security he affixed to our trade and plantations, the Humiliation of France, the glory of Britain carried under his administration to a pitch at which it never had arrived and all this is exactly true.
A little Humiliation and ego deflation, now and then, is good for apprentices. Mine sighed miserably.
There are two sorts of hypocrites : ones that are deceived with their outward morality and external religion ; and the others are those that are deceived with false discoveries and elevation; which often cry down works, and men's own righteousness, and talk much of free grace ; but at the same time make righteousness of their discoveries, and of their Humiliation , and exalt themselves to heaven with them.
Whatever in Christ had the nature of satisfaction, was by virtue of His suffering or Humiliation; whatever had the nature of merit, was by virtue of His obedience or righteousness.
It is typical of the contradictions that break women's hearts that when they avail themselves of their fragile right to abortion they often, even usually, went with grief and Humiliation to carry out a painful duty that was presented to them as a privilege. Abortion is the latest in a long line of non-choices that begin at the very beginning with the time and the place and the manner of lovemaking.
A parents' dissatisfaction causes poverty and leads to Humiliation.
It reminded me so much of what happened to us black people in South Africa. I have seen the Humiliation of the Palestinians at checkpoints and roadblocks, suffering like us when young white police officers prevented us from moving about. Many South Africans are beginning to recognize the parallels to what we went through.
There is no other course but the one we have chosen, except the course of Humiliation and darkness, after which there will be no bright sign in the sky or brilliant light on earth? All this will make us more patient and steadfast, and better prepared for the battle which God blesses and which good men support. Then there will only be a glorious conclusion, where a brilliant sun will clear the dust of battle, and where the clouds of battles will be dispelled.Saddam Hussein
Why should the thirst for knowledge be aroused, only to be disappointed and punished? My volition shrinks from the painful task of recalling my Humiliation; yet, like a second Prometheus, I will endure this and worse, if by any means I may arouse in the interiors of Plane and Solid Humanity a spirit of rebellion against the Conceit which would limit our Dimensions to Two or Three or any number short of Infinity .
The torturing and testing of parents, is followed by shortage (of sustenance), and being driven towards belittlement and Humiliation.