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Booker T. Washington
American Black Leader and Educator 1856-1915
Of all forms of slavery there is none that is so harmful and degrading as that form of slavery which tempts one human being to hate another by reason of his race or color. One man cannot hold another man down in the ditch without remaining down in the ditch with him.Source: An Address on Abraham Lincoln before the Republican Club of New York City (1909)
American athlete and evangelist 1862-1935
After all is said that can be said upon the liquor traffic, its influence is degrading upon the individual, the family, politics and business, and upon everything that you touch in this old world.Source: As quoted in ""Billy" Sunday, the man and his message: with his own words which have won thousands for Christ" by William Thomas Ellis
British playwright 1946-
I think there's something degrading about having a husband for a rival. It's humiliating if you fail and commonplace if you succeed.
George Bernard Shaw
Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
The great danger of conversion in all ages has been that when the religion of the high mind is offered to the lower mind, the lower mind, feeling its fascination without understanding it, and being incapable of rising to it, drags it down to its level by degrading it.
American statesman 1743-1826
The whole commerce between master and slave is a perpetual exercise of the most boisterous passions, the most unremitting despotism on the one part, and degrading submissions on the other. Our children see this, and learn to imitate it.
Irish writer 1854-1900
There are moments when one has to choose between living one's own life, fully, entirely, completely-or dragging out some false, shallow, degrading existence that the world in its hypocrisy demands.
British Labour Party politician 1910-2002
There was no welfare state, and people had to rely mainly on the Poor Law - that was all the state provided. It was very degrading, very humiliating. And there was a means test for receiving poor relief.
English author of romance novels 1901-2000
To sleep around is absolutely wrong for a woman; it's degrading and it completely ruins her personality. Sooner or later it will destroy all that is feminine and beautiful and idealistic in her.
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