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Humiliating Quotes

We’ve collected the best Humiliating Quotes from the greatest minds of the world: Jenna Wortham, Simone Giertz, Michael Chiklis, Danny Bonaduce, Catherine Reitman. Use them as an inspiration.

I’ve endured humiliating experiences trying to get a cab in the various cities I’ve visited and lived in. Available taxis – as indicated by their roof lightslocked their doors with embarrassingly loud clicks as I approached. Or they’ve just ignored my hail altogether.
Getting slapped in the face with a plastic arm to wake up is not as painful as it might look – probably more humiliating than painful really.
I think one of the most humiliating moments of my life was putting on spandex, personally. It’s always nice when four women pull you into spandex when you’re in jockey shorts. Yeah.
Michael Chiklis
My behavior is humiliating.
There’s so much dishonesty with motherhood in general… The truth is it’s just a lot of embarrassing, humiliating moments.
Commercial auditions can be pretty humiliating.
When I was seven, these kids in the alley behind our house in Omaha called me Freckleface Strawberry. I hated my freckles, and I hated that name. I thought it was humiliating in the way that only a seven-year-old could hate it.
I think I went to 67 ‘Grateful Deadshows. I’m the only ‘Deadhead’ who doesn’t know the precise number, and it’s totally humiliating.
It’s possible the only thing I love more than working with Gabe Diani and Etta Devine is humiliating myself on film for all to see.
Ebola is a humiliating disease that strips you of your dignity. You are removed from family and put into isolation where you cannot even see the faces of those caring for you due to the protective suits – you can only see their eyes.
I think people are very stiff. Money makes people stiff, and we want it, and we have to pay the penalty. I never agreed with stiffness. I think people have an understanding of what their life is. I define success by being a realist and not humiliating people. I’m a revolutionary – but not in the political sense.
The closest Indian analogy to the position of black Americans is that of the Dalits – formerly called ‘Untouchables,’ the outcastes who for millennia suffered humiliating discrimination and oppression.
Imagine a country that flies into space, launches Sputniks, creates such a defense system, and it can’t resolve the problem of women’s pantyhose. There’s no toothpaste, no soap powder, not the basic necessities of life. It was incredible and humiliating to work in such a government.
I can’t begin to describe how humiliating it is for a law-abiding citizen to be cross-examined in a court of law for a crime he hasn’t committed.
I have just gone over my comet computations again, and it is humiliating to perceive how very little more I know than I did seven years ago when I first did this kind of work.
The reason that fiction is more interesting than any other form of literature, to those who really like to study people, is that in fiction the author can really tell the truth without humiliating himself.
It’s not easy to reach the summit of your career by the age of 24 – and for the years after to be a humiliating scrabble downhill.
I had my moments of being humiliated, and then I had moments of doing something humiliating. I’m glad I lived out both roles.
It does seem true that a lot of people will do anything, however humiliating, for fame.
The thing about Jiu Jitsu is it is also not for everybody. It can be very humiliating and humbling. If you have a hard time dealing with the fact that someone smaller than you may be able to tap you out, it is going to be difficult.
I’m not a big fan of guitar face: you know, when someone’s playing guitar, and they make this really embarrassing face, like they smush their lips together and… they look you in the eye, and it’s really humiliating.
You have no idea how humiliating it was, as a boy, to suddenly have all your clothes, your toys, snatched by the bailiff. I mean we were a middle-class family, it’s not as if it was happening up and down the street. It made me ashamed, I felt dirty.
I could suddenly see the pressures all around; these endless magazines and cheap reality TV programmes poking at women, humiliating us for every flaw. It makes me so angry. I really wonder what it is we are doing to ourselves, because I do think women can be the worst ones for picking each other apart.
I don’t agree with beauty contests. I did it one time. It wasn’t embarrassing being Wonder Woman; it was embarrassing walking around on stage in a bikini. It was ridiculous, stupid, and humiliating.
Trying on pants is one of the most humiliating things a man can suffer that doesn’t involve a woman.
The humiliating idea that we just slide from the top E.U. table to third country is unthinkable.
I’m not really big on humiliating assistant coaches in front of everybody.
The Chinese public is deeply nationalist, which matters to China‘s unelected political leadership as much as U.S. nationalism does to American politicians. As China becomes the world‘s largest economy, there is meaningful public pressure for its power status to advance in parallel. Any alternative would be humiliating.
I didn’t understand how difficult it would be to transition in the public eye and look back at pre-transition videos – it’s sort of humiliating and painful.
There’s certainly harder things in the world and the country to do than being an actor, but it’s a particularly emotionally humiliating thing to do, that you don’t really anticipate when you choose to do it. You don’t really think that it’s going to be quite so soul-crushing at times.
Van Gogh cut off his ear for his art. I’m not tryin’ to cut off my ear. I’m not humiliating myself.
I was spending all my time at the ‘Crimson‘ – like, 70 hours a week – and I didn’t go to class for, like, a year. I failed out of school. I had to leave Harvard, really, halfway through my tenure as the ‘Crimson’ managing editor. It was this incredibly humiliating and shocking experience.
I find that I’m extremely unattracted to anything that’s humorless. There is writing that is entirely serious, and it doesn’t ring true to me, because I think, oftentimes, life is very, very funny. Even the worst, most humiliating, savage disappointments in retrospect have elements of bleak humor.
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.
I began demonstrating against serious culture. In hindsight, the actual course of events has been very humiliating for me, because no one picked up on the intellectual critique I made.
Henry Flynt
Corporal punishment is as humiliating for him who gives it as for him who receives it; it is ineffective besides. Neither shame nor physical pain have any other effect than a hardening one.
Humiliating events have a way of capturing the public’s imagination. So it has been since antiquity, when gladiators were pitted against each other and the legions of Spartacus were crucified in endless rows on the way to Rome.
Nothing is more humiliating than to see idiots succeed in enterprises we have failed in.

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