quote by Dick Gregory

The only person on the planet saying derogatory things about his woman is the black man.

— Dick Gregory

Risky Derogatory quotations

The use of 'conspiracy theory' as a derogatory - as an epithet almost - is something the propagandists have perfected over the decades, and it's a useful tool for eliminating articulate dissent and other points of view, and information that might be inconvenient for a policy agenda.


I have auditory hallucinations, I hear voices saying derogatory things, like I'm terrible and I'm going to die, and they're usually worse in the afternoon.

I have always felt the word 'advertising' is either a diminutive or derogatory term that kind of goes with stuff people don't like, and I always felt frustrated because I felt like I was a communication artist or a media artist. The best advertising is one of the art forms of our culture.

The word "wilderness" occurs approximately three hundred times in the Bible, and all its meanings are derogatory.

The flagrantly gay Quentin Crisp dealt with homophobic bullying by refusing to bow to its onslaught. His number listed in the phone directory, he responded to derogatory remarks accompanied with a stated intent to kill him by asking, "Would you like to make an appointment?"


We were a religious, practicing, Catholic family - Mass together on Sunday, Catholic schools, and parents who practiced everything they preached. A great gift was their total absence of any derogatory talk about people of any race or culture and we were on a street of many faiths, though no other races at that early time.

Children, do not listen to those who malign masters and sages.

Never listen to or indulge in derogatory talk about anyone. When we harbor negative thoughts about others, our minds become impure.

I think you have to work with people, and when I talk about managing relationships, don't think the derogatory ''managed relationships''. It is a question of sharing emotion and feelings. The common denominator of everything can't be money, and it should not be money.

I have never understood why it should be considered derogatory to the Creator to suppose that he has a sense of humour.

A series of rumors about my attitude, as well as derogatory remarks about myself and my family showed me that the personal resentment of the Detroit general manager toward me would make it impossible for me to continue playing hockey in Detroit.


Some say the word 'pop' is a derogatory word to say 'not important' - I do not accept that. If the word 'classic' is the word to say 'boring,' I do not accept. There is good and bad music.

Of all the systems of religion that ever were invented, there is no more derogatory to the Almighty, more unedifiying to man, more repugnant to reason, and more contradictory to itself than this thing called Christianity.

When a girl uses six derogatory adjectives in her attempt to paint the portrait of the loved one, it means something. One may indicate a merely temporary tiff. Six is big stuff.

When I hear anything derogatory towards the Raiders, I am definitely hurt.

It appears to me that our sex is only discussed publicly in a derogatory manner.

The respectable woman is doomed to anonymity.


We only feel dehumanized when we get trapped in the derogatory images of other people or thoughts of wrongness about ourselves.

I think 'ambitious' is one of those adjectives used for women in a derogatory way.

The worst thing you can do if you want to start a fight is to use derogatory terminology.

'I mean, [Kanye West] is called me a b***h in his songs.

That's just, like, what they say. I never once think, [gasping] 'What a derogatory word! How dare he?' Not in a million years.'

I know that if a team had a derogatory name for African Americans, I would help those who helped extinguish that name. I have quite a few friends who are Native Americans. And even if I didn’t have Native American friends, the name of the team is disrespectful.


I came up during that time when music, to me, was really music.

It wasn't about talking about a woman and calling them a derogatory name or something like that. It was real music.

It is derogatory to the dignity of mankind, it is derogatory to the dignity of India, to entertain for one single moment hatred towards Englishmen.

Eccentric is a difficult word because it's come to mean crazy.

Avant-garde would be better. Eccentric is not "centric" in terms of having a center. Because sometimes it's used in a derogatory context.

I have problems with the word lo-fi, because it's sort of like the term "hipster" in the way that it's used to describe things. It's kind of almost always used as a derogatory term, in the same way that "hipster" is.

I think that it is not right to deny a constitutional right based on simple, derogatory information that's been reported but not investigated. By contrast, to get on the No Fly List or the Selectee list, there has to be credible evidence that the individual is either involved in a terrorist plot, has terrorist associates or is providing material support to terrorists.


If we have a Democratic Senate I think the Republican Party will wake up to the reality that their opposition to comprehensive immigration reform with a path to citizenship is a losing proposition. That Donald Trump's inflammatory rhetoric and derogatory comments do not really work in a national election. And I think we'll have a better chance to actually get something done.

In 1619, when there are reports about the first blacks brought to British North America, they are referred to as N-I-G-G-U-H-S. Well, it doesn't seem that that was meant in a derogatory way. It seems merely descriptive.

A Trumpist is a devoted supporter and understands what he or she is doing.

A Trumper is just different sounding, better sounding, I think. I've even had some Trumpists tell me they don't like the term. They think it's derogatory.

It's the purest form of silver and our tagline is "Taking the 'except fors' out of movies." We're trying to make movies with pure story - without the derogatory sex, violence and language to (rely on) a good story.

I want to make movies - and I want to portray characters - that make people think. I want to make movies that have a redemptive message. I want to tell good quality stories and take out the derogatory sex, violence and language.


After Donald Trump's derogatory comments about immigrants, NBC has officially cancelled Celebrity Apprentice. Think about it: Donald Trump isn't even president yet, and he's already made America a better place!

I wasn't raised in a household where it was considered abnormal to be gay.

So for me to meet people who use the word 'f-ggot' as an insult, with a derogatory meaning, I can't take it.

I know that there are many persons to whom it seems derogatory to link a body of philosophic ideas to the social life and cultureof their epoch. They seem to accept a dogma of immaculate conception of philosophical systems.

[The Freedom Writer] is full of disinformation .

.. typical of left-wing journals like yours, you print anything you can find that is derogatory to those with whom you disagree - without checking the facts.