Quotation Explorer - 'Inferior'

You do not have an inferior function, it has you. - C.G. Jung
To terrify children with the image of hell, to consider women an inferior creation—is that good for the world? - Christopher Hitchens
While one person hesitates because he feels inferior, the other is busy making mistakes and becoming superior. - Henry C. Link
A flatterer is a friend who is your inferior, or pretends to be so. - Aristotle
Don't plead with anyone if you were not at fault, you'll only look inferior, stupid and funny, bolster your ego by doing the undoing. - Michael Bassey Johnson
If Jesus himself, or Mohammed, or Buddha spoke to me personally and said that women are inferior to men, I would still reject that as false dogma because I know with every ounce of my being that this is not true. - Alice Bag
As our own species is in the process of proving, one cannot have superior science and inferior morals. The combination is unstable and self-destroying. - Arthur C. Clarke
The superior man understands what is right; the inferior man understands what will sell. - Confucius
I am an American; free born and free bred, where I acknowledge no man as my superior, except for his own worth, or as my inferior, except for his own demerit. - Theodore Roosevelt
But the shadow is merely somewhat inferior, primitive, unadapted, and awkward; not wholly bad. It even contains childish or primitive qualities which would in a way vitalize and embellish human existence, but convention forbids! - C.G. Jung
The person of superior integrity does not insist upon his integrity.For this reason, he has integrity.The person of inferior integritynever loses sight of his integrity;For this reason, he lacks integrity. - Lao Tzu
PATRIOTISM, n. Combustible rubbish ready to the torch of any one ambitious to illuminate his name. In Dr. Johnson's famous dictionary patriotism is defined as the last resort of a scoundrel. With all due respect to an enlightened but inferior lexicographer I beg to submit that it is the first. - Ambrose Bierce
PIG, n. An animal (_Porcus omnivorus_) closely allied to the human race by the splendor and vivacity of its appetite, which, however, is inferior in scope, for it sticks at pig. - Ambrose Bierce
there are no inferior types of fiction, only inferior practitionersof them - David Morrell
The Word of GOD is Superior to the inferior words of men and the words of every false prophet and the teachings of every false religion. - Errol Anthony Smythe.
Our pleasures are not material pleasures, but symbols of pleasure attractively packaged but inferior in content. - Alan W. Watts
Evil, let it never be mistaken, is real. But it is inferior. It is parasitic. It is incomplete. The moment we take counsel from it, become overwhelmed by it, or put it on an equal footing with the Good of God, it will have become something entirely more dangerous. It becomes an idol. - Tod Worner
No human race is superior; no religious faith is inferior. All collective judgments are wrong. Only racists make them - Elie Wiesel
We see it [the as-yet unseen, probable new planet, Neptune] as Columbus saw America from the coast of Spain. Its movements have been felt, trembling along the far-reaching line of our analysis with a certainty hardly inferior to that of ocular demonstration. - William Herschel
To be unique calls for being unique in such a way that your uniqueness doesn't make others appear inferior, and a uniqueness that doesn't crave for anything apart from your own thing. - Michael Bassey Johnson
I have always had the greatest respect for students. There is nothing I hate more than condescension—the attitude that they are inferior to you. I always assume they have good minds. - Mark Van Doren
I never realized until lately that women were supposed to be the inferior sex. - Katharine Hepburn
How inferior the human machine is, compared to man-made machines. They can be decoked, unscrewed, oiled and parts replaced. Decidedly, nature is not a very wonderful thing. - Joris-Karl Huysmans
When you stand next to beauty and know you’re not, you either feel inferior or you’re thankful for the ones who saw you and loved you anyway. - Donna Lynn Hope
You only think women are inferior when your own mother is failure. - Frans Hanghome
Of all the problems which will have to be faced in the future, in my opinion, the most difficult will be those concerning the treatment of the inferior races of mankind. - Leonard Darwin
Humanity is mediocre. The majority of women are neither superior nor inferior to the majority ofmen. They are all equal. They all merit the same scorn. - Valentine de Saint-Point
Though I want a kingdom, yet in marriage I may not prove inferior to yourself. - William Shakespeare
There is absolutely no substitute for the best. Good food cannot be made of inferior ingredients masked with high flavor. It is true thrift to use the best ingredients available and to waste nothing. - James Beard
With God, anything that stands against you will always be inferior to what resides within you. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
True devotion and humility is when you carelessly allow yourself to fall in love with things you consider will make you look inferior, which in essence, makes you superior. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Do not compare yourself to others because you are neither superior nor inferior to them. - Gugu Mona
The one permanent emotion of the inferior man is fear - fear of the unknown, the complex, the inexplicable. What he wants beyond everything else is safety. - H. L. Mencken
When you deal with naked power from an inferior position, perspectives get distorted. He was the aggrieved party and yet he felt guilty and would continue to do so all his life. - Kiran Nagarkar
Superior poets say what they really feel. Mediocre poets say what they decide to feel. Inferior poets say what they think they should feel. - Álvaro de Campos
If equally matched, we can offer battle; if slightly inferior in numbers, we can avoid the enemy; if quite unequal in every way, we can flee from him. Though an obstinate fight may be made by a small force, in the end it must be captured by the larger force. - Sun Tzu 孙子
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent. - Eleanor Roosevelt
Honorable retreats are no ways inferior to brave charges, as having less fortune, more of discipline, and as much valor.
HOMOEOPATHY, n. A school of medicine midway between Allopathy and Christian Science. To the last both the others are distinctly inferior, for Christian Science will cure imaginary diseases, and they can not. - Ambrose Bierce
It is only the inferior thinker who hastens to explain the singular and the complex by the primitive shortcut of supernaturalism. - H. P. Lovecraft
My sexuality is not an inferior trait that needs to be chaperoned by emotionalism or morality. - Alice Bag
Being on the fringes of the world is not the best place for someone who intends to re-create it: here again, to go beyond the given, one must be deeply rooted in it. Personal accomplishments are almost impossible in human categories collectively kept in an inferior situation. - Simone de Beauvoir
Someone can tell you all your life that you’re inferior, but it doesn’t matter until you accept it and allow for validation. Once validation takes place, it’s then that the colonial malaise sets in like smallpox. - M.B. Dallocchio
Morality is just a fiction used by the herd of inferior human beings to hold back the few superior men. - Friedrich Nietzsche
If Eve was inferior to Adam because she was created after him, then Adam was inferior to the fishes, because they preceded him. - Lillie Devereux Blake
I never realized until lately that women were supposed to be inferior. - Katherine Hepburn
Childhood is the time and children's books are the place for powerful emotions, powerful language, powerful art... There is no room for cutesy books, dull books, or books that talk down. Children are not inferior. They may be small in stature but not in what they feel, think, listen, and see. - Betsy Hearne
When animals do something noble we say they are behaving ‘like humans’. When humans do something disgusting we say they are behaving ‘like animals’. Clumsy use of the English language perpetuates the myth that animals are inferior and disposable beings. - Phillip Wollen
Always look up to the better. They tell you where to go but never look down upon inferior because you know, you were once there. - Prashant Balan
...if you are the exception that proves the rule, and the rule is that woman are inferior, you haven't made any progress. - Ariel Levy
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