Patronizing Quotes by Mother Teresa, E. M. Forster, Jeremy Northam, Alex Kingston, Salman Khan, Joshua Oppenheimer and many others.
Love is not patronizing and charity isn’t about pity, it is about love. Charity and love are the same — with charity you give love, so don’t just give money but reach out your hand instead.
It so happened that Lucy, who found daily life rather chaotic, entered a more solid world when she opened the piano. She was then no longer either deferential or patronizing; no longer either a rebel or a slave.
He has such a patronizing tone and manner, and such a sarcastic sense of humor. I found him rather brutal, a kind of elegant brutality which appealed. No, I think he came pretty much off the page.
Californians don’t have that marvelous British cynicism, but then the British can be so patronizing at times.
People are patronizing the theatres with renewed enthusiasm – there is an entire picnic-like attitude when families go out to see movies, which is a very good sign. They want to see larger-than-life characters on the big screen and not just watch movies on television or on DVDs.
In documentary filmmaking, there’s a tradition of telling stories about victims. We often do that from a very patronizing place, but mostly we do it from a very selfish place, to reassure ourselves that our lives are in sympathy and solidarity with the victims.
Donald Trump won, or he got the majority of the electoral votes, a large majority. I think it would be patronizing to say that the majorities of people in Florida and Ohio, smaller majorities in Wisconsin and Michigan, that they voted for him because they were misled by something on Facebook.
This guy Simon Helberg, who’s in ‘Florence Foster Jenkins,’ I might have been vaguely patronizing to him because he hadn’t done films before. Gradually, you realize, not only is the guy a much bigger star than me, he’s maybe the richest man I’ve ever met.
It’s this patronizing thing that people have about if you’re against the war everyone’s lumped together. You know, the soldiers are not scholars, they’re not war experts.
I think my journalism is for readers who are smart and know that most people are lying to them, or being patronizing…
There were dreams once upon a time, dreams now all but forgotten. On sad days I dust them off and fondle them nostalgically, with a patronizing wonder at the naivete of the youth who dreamed them.
Blacks who have not succumbed to the victim culture have been, are, and will be doing quite well – all on their own, without handouts, affirmative action, and other patronizing measures.
Accomplishment is such a patronizing, dangerous word, isn’t it? I haven’t really accomplished anything. The most accomplished thing I’ve done is to have lived this long – 81.
Religion poses a danger of creating division or intolerance between groups of people. However, the gospel of Jesus lead us to three things: humble service, reconciling behavior that is neither patronizing nor self-righteous, and a love toward people who hold different beliefs than we do.
Alan Rickman, who was mentored me a lot. He was very keen to offer his opinions on stuff. Not in a pretentious way. Not in a patronizing way.
Attacking the indecency of life in much of the Southern Hemisphere is no longer a matter of grace, of charity, of patronizing kindness. It is a matter of intense self-interest.
The West hasn’t been naГЇve, it has been patronizing the South by imposing its own views on what should be done – ironically after having been so close and so supportive of dictators who were not respecting the people.
But if you constantly insist only on your own interpretation, it isn’t long before it seems patronizing.
It’s a sort of patronizing idea that literature for children has to feature role models of exemplary behavior. I think not only is that bogus, but it leads to really boring books.
No one can write decently who is distrustful of the reader’s intelligence or whose attitude is patronizing.
Many people have been pontificating, and patronizing, and moralizing, and scapegoating, saying you Greeks, you are the problem. I would say we Greeks have a problem. We are not the problem.
I think that Hollywood is content with condescending to Black people, patronizing them, feeling sorry for us, and I think we’re happy to take the pat on the head as a people and take whatever awards.
Being a gal, people can be a bit patronizing. ‘Oh, look at you using the computer.’ They would never say that to a boy. And I don’t let them do it to me.
Psychology is as important as substance. If you treat people with respect, they will go out of their way to accommodate you. If you treat them in a patronizing way, they will go out of their way to make your life difficult.
Blacks who have not succumbed to the victim culture have been, are and will be doing quite well – all on their own, without handouts, affirmative action and other patronizing measures
The salesman thanks the customer for patronizing his shop and asks him to come again. But the socialists say: Be grateful to Hitler, render thanks to Stalin; be nice and submissive, then the great man will be kind to you later too.
It seems to me that many of the belligerent Jewish movements that were built upon hatred of Arabs – and I’m not only talking about Lieberman, but within the Likud as well – grew out of the patronizing socialist attitude that said, ‘They’ll be there, and we’ll be here.’
It’s this patronizing thing that people have about if you’re against the war, everyone’s lumped together. You know, the soldiers are not scholars; they’re not war experts.
To single out a particular group and say we can’t make a joke about them is almost a form of prejudice and it’s kind of patronizing.
Look, I think if you talk down to a kid or aim specifically at a kid, most kids aren’t gonna like it, really, because most kids can feel when you are being patronizing.
I like being a patron of things, I like patronizing things. And if it’s not going to be people, I’ll patronize a festival.
I’m trying to encourage more women to be themselves, rather than what men want them to be. I don’t believe in patronizing either sex.
Fairy tales, before they were sanitized, were very dark, and kids love that. ‘Coraline’ by Neil Gaiman feels like Beckett for kids. I think there’s plenty of room for that. And I think there’s a danger of being too patronizing to children, having things too sanitized.