Superiority Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Superiority

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So far is it from being true that men are naturally equal, that no two people can be half an hour together, but one shall acquire an evident superiority over the other.
~By Samuel Johnson ~


All the arguments to prove man's superiority cannot shatter this hard fact: in suffering the animals are our equals.
~By Peter Singer ~


And what do Democrats stand for, if they are so ready to defame concerned citizens as the "mob" - a word betraying a Marie Antoinette delusion of superiority to ordinary mortals. I thought my party was populist, attentive to the needs and wishes of those outside the power structure. And as a product of the 1960s, I thought the Democratic party was passionately committed to freedom of thought and speech.
~By Camille Paglia ~


We regard intelligence as man's main characteristic and we know that there is no superiority which intelligence cannot confer on us, no inferiority for which it cannot compensate.
~By Henri Bergson ~


The Jesuits had learned that a Christian mission to China could never succeed if it were not in a position to show and convince the Chinese intelligentsia of the superiority of the European culture.
~By Hu Shih ~


Look in the mirror, and don't be tempted to equate transient domination with either intrinsic superiority or prospects for extended survival.
~By Stephen Jay Gould ~


Otherwise, we will not be able to defeat the U.S. imperialists who boast of their technological superiority.
~By Kim Il sung ~


Pretensions to moral superiority are devastatingly destructive.
~By Mary Douglas ~


The principal axiom in their theory was: Everything can be proved, and everything can be disproved; and in the process, one must profit as much from the folly of others, and from his own superiority, as he can.
~By Moses Mendelssohn ~


A solitary laugh is often a laugh of superiority.
~By Graham Greene ~


One must change one's tactics every ten years if one wishes to maintain one's superiority.
~By Napoleon Bonaparte ~


The last refuge of the insomniac is a sense of superiority to the sleeping world.
~By Leonard Cohen ~


Nothing can be more hurtful to the service, than the neglect of discipline; for that discipline, more than numbers, gives one army the superiority over another.
~By George Washington ~


My success is not due to any personal superiority over other people.
~By John Philip Sousa ~


The different ness of races, moreover, is no evidence of superiority or of inferiority. This merely indicates that each race has certain gifts which the others do not possess.
~By Carter G. Woodson ~


Women are systematically degraded by receiving the trivial attentions which men think it manly to pay to the sex, when, in fact, men are insultingly supporting their own superiority.
~By Mary Wollstonecraft ~


A simple rule in dealing with those who are hard to get along with is to remember that this person is striving to assert his superiority; and you must deal with him from that point of view.
~By Alfred Adler ~


In fact, there is clear evidence of black intellectual superiority: in 1984, 92 percent of blacks voted to retire Ronald Reagan, compared to only 36 percent of whites.
~By Barbara Ehrenreich ~


The natural superiority of women is a biological fact, and a socially acknowledged reality.
~By Ashley Montagu ~


There are a lot of people who are doing wonderful things, quietly, with no motive of greed, or hostility toward other people, or delusions of superiority.
~By Charles Kuralt ~


The sun as the expression of old world energy is torn down from the heavens by modern man, who by virtue of his technological superiority creates his own energy source.
~By El Lissitzky ~


It should seem, then, that the nature of society dictates another, a higher branch, whose superiority arises from its being the interested and natural conservator of the universal interest.
~By Ezra Stiles ~


A sarcastic person has a superiority complex that can be cured only by the honesty of humility.
~By Lawrence G. Lovasik ~


I used to distinguish between my fiction and nonfiction in terms of superiority or inferiority.
~By Peter Matthiessen ~


All sensible Army people turned gas warfare down as being utterly insane since, in view of your superiority in the air, it would not be long before it would bring the most terrible catastrophe upon German cities, which were completely unprotected.
~By Albert Speer ~


Essentially this promise before curse, this superiority of God's love in Christ, must come from the Bible.
~By Walter Lang ~


What a sense of superiority it gives one to escape reading some book which everyone else is reading.
~By Alice James ~


What a revolting contrast exists in England between the slavery of women and the intellectual superiority of women writers.
~By Flora Tristan ~


The French were generous in giving us assistance in corps and army artillery, with its personnel, and we were confident from the start of our superiority over the enemy in guns of all calibers.
~By Kelly Miller ~


What is the thread of western civilization that distinguished its course in history? It has to do with the preoccupation of western man with his outward command and his sense of superiority.
~By Arthur Erickson ~


Humor is an affirmation of dignity, a declaration of man's superiority to all that befalls him.
~By Romain Gary ~


Confidence and superiority: It's the usual fundamentalist stuff: I've got the truth, and you haven't.
~By Jeanette Winterson ~


The fame that goes with wealth and beauty is fleeting and fragile; intellectual superiority is a possession glorious and eternal.
~By Sallust ~


It is not in giving life but in risking life that man is raised above the animal; that is why superiority has been accorded in humanity not to the sex that brings forth but to that which kills.
~By Simone de Beauvoir ~


Intolerance is the most socially acceptable form of egotism, for it permits us to assume superiority without personal boasting.
~By Sydney J. Harris ~


It is in his knowledge that man has found his greatness and his happiness, the high superiority which he holds over the other animals who inhabit the earth with him, and consequently no ignorance is probably without loss to him, no error without evil.
~By James Smithson ~


The superiority of one mind over another depends on the rapidity with which experiences are thus organised.
~By George Henry Lewes ~


There was no instruction to be thankful that the Christians were special people, chosen people. There was no nationalistic, political or ethnic superiority to be thankful for.
~By John Clayton ~


Jealousy is the fear or apprehension of superiority: envy our uneasiness under it.
~By William Shenstone ~


Great minds are to make others great. Their superiority is to be used, not to break the multitude to intellectual vassalage, not to establish over them a spiritual tyranny, but to rouse them from lethargy, and to aid them to judge for themselves.
~By William Ellery Channing ~


Great ambition, the desire of real superiority, of leading and directing, seems to be altogether peculiar to man, and speech is the great instrument of ambition.
~By Adam Smith ~


Many characters in the novel are representative of types that exist in India. He represents the caste system in India with an air of superiority, the caste system in India and the people thinking that western things are better.
~By Anita Desai ~


It is not true that people are naturally equal for no two people can be together for even a half an hour without one acquiring an evident superiority over the other.
~By Samuel Johnson ~


The most important thing in our war preparations is to teach all our people to hate U.S. imperialism. Otherwise, we will not be able to defeat the U.S. imperialists who boast of their technological superiority.
~By Kim Il Sung ~


Lying has a kind of respect and reverence with it. We pay a person the compliment of acknowledging his superiority whenever we lie to him.
~By Samuel Butler ~


There is an infinite difference between a little wrong and just right, between fairly good and the best, between mediocrity and superiority.
~By Orison Swett Marden ~


The superiority of one man's opinion over another's is never so great as when the opinion is about a woman.
~By Henry James ~


Every day confirms my opinion on the superiority of a vicious life, and if Virtue is not its own reward, I don't know any other stipend annexed to it.
~By George Byron ~


If you wish to make a man look noble, your best course is to kill him. What superiority he may have inherited from his race, what superiority nature may have personally gifted him with, comes out in death.
~By Alexander Smith ~


The most perfect ape cannot draw an ape; only man can do that; but, likewise, only man regards the ability to do this as a sign of superiority.
~By Georg C. Lichtenberg ~


Society, being codified by man, decrees that woman is inferior; she can do away with this inferiority only by destroying the male's superiority.
~By Simone de Beauvoir ~


Every day confirms my opinion on the superiority of a vicious life - and if Virtue is not its own reward I don't know any other stipend annexed to it.
~By Lord Byron ~


Permanent superiority has never been realized by any nation in history. After the rise comes the fall.
~By Paul Harris ~


Wit is a weapon. Jokes are a masculine way of inflicting superiority. But humor is the pursuit of a gentle grin, usually in solitude.
~By Frank Muir ~


People of small caliber are always carping. They are bent on showing their own superiority, their knowledge or prowess or good breeding.
~By Van Wyck Brooks ~

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