A pedestal is as much a prison as any small, confined space.
The most important scientific revolutions all include, as their only common feature, the dethronement of human arrogance from one pedestal after another of previous convictions about our centrality in the cosmos.
Love is when someone puts you on a pedestal and yet when you fall, they're there to catch you anyway.' - Tara Daniels
If you're put on a pedestal, you're supposed to behave yourself like a pedestal type of person. Pedestals actually have a limited circumference. Not much room to move around.
The moment you put someone on a pedestal they will look down upon you. The trick is respecting each other equally.
You know it's never fifty-fifty in a marriage. It's always seventy-thirty, or sixty-forty. Someone falls in love first. Someone puts someone else up on a pedestal. Someone works very hard to keep things rolling smoothly; someone else sails along for the ride.
When people get placed upon a pedestal - when they start chasing after that person on the pedestal - they become mannequin-like.
I don't want to be put on a pedestal. I want to be known as a nice and normal person, but my skills are a little more excelled.
I don't want to be put on a pedestal. I just want to be reasonably successful and live a normal life with all the conveniences to make it so.
A man who builds his own pedestal had better use strong cement.
I think we do people a great disservice by putting them on a pedestal and not allowing them to be human.
Men have to descend from their pedestal and learn how to be more broadminded and spiritual.
Humor distorts nothing, and only false gods are laughed off their earthly pedestals.
A pedestal is the most insidious prison ever devised.
Freedom and justice for all are infinitely more to be desired than pedestals for a few.
When you let people put you up on a pedestal, you step one step in any direction, and you're going to go down.
You get built up and put on a pedestal and then people want to bring you down. It can be hurtful. Some people try to make me look bad or not a nice person but it's completely false.
I don't like putting people on a pedestal, I think ideas are more exciting
We are coming down from our pedestal and up from the laundry room.
I'm not better than anyone else. I'm not supposed to be on a pedestal. I've always stayed away from that.
All hope abandon, ye who enter here!
Pedestals are always lonely.
Today they're praising you sky high, place you on a pedestal and tomorrow they don't want to know you.
Take motherhood: nobody ever thought of putting it on a moral pedestal until some brash feminists pointed out, about a century ago, that the pay is lousy and the career ladder nonexistent.
History fades into fable; fact becomes clouded with doubt and controversy; the inscription molders from the tablet: the statue falls from the pedestal. Columns, arches, pyramids, what are they but heaps of sand; and their epitaphs, but characters written in the dust?
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