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self deprecation Quotes

Six of the best book quotes about self deprecation
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“Making ourselves feel ugly is not fun.”
Scott Westerfeld
author
Uglies
book
Shay
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ugliness
self image
self deprecation
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“They don’t want people to know what it was like before the operation. They want to keep you hating yourselves. Otherwise, it’s too easy to get used to ugly faces, normal faces.”
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“Is it really such a big deal for a boy to look like his father? Which is typical butthead thinking, because of course it’s a big deal, if your father happens to be in prison.”
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“Self-deprecation is another characteristic of the oppressed, which derives from their internalization of the opinion of the oppressors hold of them. So often do they hear that they are good for nothing, know nothing and are incapable of learning anything – that they are sick, lazy, and unproductive – that in the end they become convinced of their own unfitness.”
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“All those who were most wronged will forgive her and welcome her back into the congregation. But who will forgive me?”
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“And Paula never, ever, gives me the impression that I am ugly and once when I said something of the kind she went off like a bomb. ‘You get no sympathy from me on that score, my lover.‘”

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