Quotes of humiliation

  1. One man's transparency is another's humiliation – Gerry Adams
  2. All the world wondered as they witnessed... a people lift themselves from humiliation to the greatest pride. – Corazon Aquino
  3. Humiliation is the beginning of sanctification. – John Donne
  4. As the world's finest democracy, we do not do guillotines. But there are other less bloody rituals of humiliation designed to reassure the populace that order is restored, the Republic cleansed. – William Greider
  5. With publicity comes humiliation – Tama Janowitz
  6. I came to poetry through the urgent need to denounce injustice, exploitation, humiliation I know that's not enough to change the world. But to remain silent would have been a kind of intolerable complicity. – Tahar Ben Jelloun
  7. The revival of Islam dates from the early years of the 20th century. It was brought about by their humiliation by their sense of how low they'd fallen compared with the West. – John Keegan
  8. We have arrived at that point of time in which we are forced to see our own humiliation as a nation, and that a progression in this line cannot be a productive of happiness, private or public. – Henry Knox
  9. The theme is the theme of humiliation which is the square root of sin, as opposed to the freedom from humiliation and love, which is the square root of wonderful. – Carson McCullers
  10. What is the natural reaction when told you have a hopeless mental illness? That diagnosis does you in; that, and the humiliation of being there. I mean, the indignity you're subjected to. My God. – Kate Millett
  11. Don't ever humiliate a man. If you're gonna have to dress him out, you take him aside and do it that way. That's the one thing I don't like about Hollywood: They go in for public humiliation You shouldn't do that to a man. – Rip Torn
  12. The humiliation of the North is complete and overwhelming. – Benjamin F. Wade
  13. The only way into truth is through one's own annihilation; through dwelling a long time in a state of extreme and total humiliation – Simone Weil

Usage examples for humiliation

  1. Mr. Whitford, what humiliation – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  2. Her humiliation was complete. – Banked Fires by E. W. (Ethel Winifred) Savi
  3. And this spectacle added to their humiliation and their disgust. – The Card, A Story Of Adventure In The Five Towns by Arnold Bennett
  4. Esme's grief was deep, and the humiliation of realising that the thing was becoming publicly known added to her distress. – The Stronger Influence by F.E. Mills Young
  5. There passed over his fair forehead the expression of humiliation and pain which she had seen there with wonder once or twice before. – Julian Home by Dean Frederic W. Farrar
  6. I remember the whole affair with shame and humiliation and would willingly forget it. – The House Behind the Cedars by Charles W. Chesnutt
  7. It diminished her sense of humiliation – A Romance of Wastdale by A. E. W. (Alfred Edward Woodley) Mason
  8. " Mademoiselle," said Phellion, rising, " I feel no humiliation for the useless step I have this day taken; I do not even ask you to keep it secret, for I shall myself mention it to our friends and acquaintances." – The Lesser Bourgeoisie by Honore de Balzac
  9. " I am spared this humiliation – The Story Of Kennett by Bayard Taylor
  10. The humiliation of it must have been great for Mr. Colfax. – The Crisis, Complete by Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 6, 2009
  11. I felt that my mere presence in her company in such a place as this, and among these people, must cover her with shame and humiliation – Historical Romances: Under the Red Robe, Count Hannibal, A Gentleman of France by Stanley J. Weyman
  12. If you find on investigation that I'm not the man for you, I shall regret it, but I shall feel no humiliation – An Unknown Lover by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  13. It was the first time since the fit in his childhood, which he did not remember, that he had ever lain helpless or suffered in his body, and he was aware of humiliation – Secret Bread by F. Tennyson Jesse
  14. " You insult me," she replied, in bitter humiliation – The Mysterious Rider by Zane Grey
  15. Then you have spared yourself one humiliation – That Fortune by Charles Dudley Warner Last Updated: February 22, 2009
  16. She was not equal to the humiliation of telephoning a third time. – The Sisters-In-Law by Gertrude Atherton
  17. How little she had guessed then the humiliation in store for her, and the end of all her hopes! – The Princess Virginia by C. N. Williamson A. M. Williamson
  18. It almost breaks my heart to think of such a humiliation but it is true. – The Living Link by James De Mille
  19. I shall take him back, and give him all his heart can ask for, with this; but he will be little more than a servant in the house now, as long as Dick is single; I know that; and she could still cry at the humiliation of her villain. – A Simpleton by Charles Reade
  20. They had seen me face my humiliation and had watched how I took it and it had had its effect. – The Heart's Kingdom by Maria Thompson Daviess

Rhymes for humiliation