Top 35 Derogatory Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Derogatory Quotes from famous people such as William Inge, Hilary Hahn, Emma Donoghue, Cris Collinsworth, Akshaye Khanna, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

I have never understood why it should be considered der

I have never understood why it should be considered derogatory to the Creator to suppose that he has a sense of humour.
William Inge
That word ‘prodigy’ has such a derogatory implication. It is used to describe people who are forced to play a lot of concerts very early, people whose audience comes because of their youth, people who are exploited. None of the above really applied to me.
Hilary Hahn
There’s no neutral language about travel. Either travel is described in ways that make it sound kind of shallow or just glossy or silly or a way for rich people to spend their time; or else travel is often described in quite derogatory ways, you know, like immigrants swarming across borders, for instance.
Emma Donoghue
You don’t name something after something derogatory. You wouldn’t name your child something derogatory. You wouldn’t name your team something derogatory.
Cris Collinsworth
I would never say anything derogatory about another actor even in my sleep.
Akshaye Khanna
‘Chamalkay’ is an old Guyanese slang word. It means a ‘young mischievous girl.’ It’s not derogatory, but it isn’t over complimentary, either. It was probably a word I just Googled one day, and the song kind of played into the feel of that.
Dev Hynes
‘Vanity pages,’ is somewhat of a derogatory term; personal pages are still the heart of blogging, but now there are more topic-oriented blogs. It’s really about personal expression, and that’s just gotten bigger and broader.
Evan Williams
In India, when someone calls you sexy, they don’t mean it as a compliment; it has derogatory connotations.
Tanushree Dutta
Well it’s interesting because we use the word brand in a very derogatory way a lot of the time. I do it as much as anyone. But i think a brand is also sort of like momentum; it gets you through the bad patches if you’ve got a good brand.
Grayson Perry
It’s tough waking up in the morning and reading derogatory stories about you.
Gerry Cooney
People have a wrong notion that film stars don’t make good politicians. I must tell those who address stars with derogatory comments that people like us work for the betterment of their constituency with heart and soul.
Jaya Prada
When I hear anything derogatory towards the Raiders, I am definitely hurt.
Jim Otto
I think ‘ambitious’ is one of those adjectives used for women in a derogatory way.
Clare Balding
I got the name in primary school because my hair was shaggy. And I didn’t like it; I thought it was derogatory.
Let’s just start with the word ‘diva.’ It is obviously a sexist slight – a term that is only applied to women, almost always in a derogatory way. It’s usually applied to women who are viewed as overly ambitious. It is applied to demanding women, to women who follow their own path.
Campbell Brown
Derogatory information sometimes is disclosed in the course of criminal investigations and prosecutions, but we never release it gratuitously.
Rod Rosenstein
I don’t think I’ve ever really been a science fiction writer. I’m closer to a fantasist, speculative fiction, whatever, but labels are ultimately derogatory, and I eschew them as best I can.
Harlan Ellison
I think with girls you have a real responsibility in terms of how you discuss the physical. Talking about your looks or body in a derogatory way doesn’t do them any favours.
Sophie Dahl
I’ve never been derogatory towards taxi drivers.
Travis Kalanick
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.
Michael Clarke Duncan
It still annoys me when I read really derogatory things about how a woman looks because you would usually not read these things about a man, and that still has the potential to put women off public life.
Nicola Sturgeon
It’s interesting that, given our culture has so many words that refer to women in a truly derogatory fashion, it’s ‘lady’ – a term that has conferred social respect on our gender for over a thousand years – that has women up in arms.
Sara Sheridan
The concept of plus-size is so derogatory and weird. What does that mean? Plus the normal size? It shouldn’t exist any more.
Jameela Jamil
If I catch one of my fans saying something improper, a gay slur or any derogatory term, I instantly tweet directly at them and say, ‘This isn’t how we do it.’
Drake Bell
I’ve read some amazingly derogatory things about me over the years and I’ve sat there and thought: if you replaced ‘ginger’ with ‘black’ or even ‘Asian,’ you’d be up in front of a judge.
Mick Hucknall
I don’t like this word, ‘Feminazis,’ or ‘libtard.’ I don’t like these words, because I feel there’s no true understanding of the word ‘feminism,’ there’s no understanding of the word ‘liberal,’ and I find these very derogatory and insulting.
Konkona Sen Sharma
There were moments where I was called many derogatory names. I’ve gotten into a couple of fights. People have jumped me. You know, I’ve had a lot of things that have happened to me, but I look past those things now.
Mj Rodriguez
I’m OK with being called plus size, I’m OK with being called fat. If someone is shouting that I’m fat in the street in a derogatory way, then obviously I’m not OK with that, but I’m comfortable using the adjective fat to describe myself, because I am fat.
Tess Holliday
‘Gangsta rap’ is a derogatory label.
As a kid back home in Texas, I was followed by sales associates in stores and called derogatory names more times than I can count.
Marcus Smart
For all of the incredible messages I’ve received about how my visibility is helping people, those people who I follow on social media still receive daily death threats and the most derogatory, inhumane vitriol.
Asia Kate Dillon
Gov. Huckabee seems like somebody who could run effecti

Gov. Huckabee seems like somebody who could run effectively against a female candidate and not make it seem like he’s being derogatory and impolite.
Kellyanne Conway
I have been in discussions with the BBC regarding my involvement with SPOTY after hearing what I believe to be very outdated and derogatory comments from a fellow SPOTY nominee.
Greg Rutherford
Mr. Trump never made any derogatory or disparaging comments about Mexican immigrants… He was talking about Mexico. They’re allowing people to pour through their borders, and that’s a problem for our national security.
Michael Cohen
Humor and laughter – not necessarily derogatory derision – are my pet tools. This may come from my general philosophy of never taking the world too seriously – for fear of dying of boredom.
Marcel Duchamp