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Negative Quotes

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It is important to expect nothing,
to take every experience,
including the negative ones,
as merely steps on the path,
and to proceed.
- Ram Dass

Related topics: Wisdom

Instead of dwelling on negative thoughts,
cause your mind to dwell on peace and joy.
- Ernest Holmes

Positive thinking will let you do everything
better than negative thinking will.
- Zig Ziglar

Never do anything that taints your mind.
Wrong actions cause negative or evil mental vibrations
that are reflected in your whole appearance and personality.
Engage in those actions and thoughts that nurture
the good qualities you want to have.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

 

But to me nothing - the negative, the empty -
is exceedingly powerful.
- Alan Watts

When you are alone you are not alone,
you are simply lonely -
and there is a tremendous difference
between loneliness and aloneness.
When you are lonely you are thinking of the other,
you are missing the other.
Loneliness is a negative state.
You are feeling that it would have been
better if the other were there -
your friend, your wife, your mother,
your beloved, your husband.
It would have been good if the other
were there, but the other is not.
Loneliness is absence of the other.
Aloneness is the presence of oneself.
Aloneness is very positive.
It is a presence, overflowing presence.
You are so full of presence
that you can fill the whole universe
with your presence and there is no need for anybody.
- Osho

If you realized how powerful your thoughts are,
you would never think a negative thought.
- Peace Pilgrim

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But in fact if you look at film as a metaphor,
only through the negative can you have the positive print.
What I'm trying to get to is the positive value of negation.
- Godfrey Reggio

People deal too much with the negative,
with what is wrong.
Why not try and see positive things,
to just touch those things and make them bloom?
- Nhat Hanh

Research has shown that even small amounts of processed
food alter the chemical balance in our brain and cause
negative mood swings along with noticeable dips ill energy.
- Marilu Henner

Most of the Ten Commandments are negative.
The purpose of law is not to mandate good behavior.
That concept comes from the French Revolution.
- Randall Terry

It would be ridiculous for me to say anything negative
regarding blacks having an equal opportunity on TV.
- Flip Wilson

Bondage is - subjection to external influences and
internal negative thoughts and attitudes.
- W. Clement Stone

A clear understanding of negative emotions dismisses them.
- Vernon Howard

Negative humor is forgotten immediately.
It's the stuff that makes us feel better about our lives that lives long.
Much more satisfying.
Enter children's books.
- Berke Breathed

The stubbornness I had as a child has been transmitted into perseverance.
I can let go but I don't give up.
I don't beat myself up about negative things.
- Phylicia Rashad

The word power has such a generally negative implication in our society.
What are people talking about? Are they talking about muscles,
or control?
- James Hillman

Even if a woman is abused a very long time ago,
it comes out in her life in a negative way.
- Catherine Deneuve

Either positive or negative comments are good because
it shows I am still relevant.
- Justin Guarini

My tastes lean toward the more negative,
angry and eclectic.
- Josh Silver

Affirmative action has a negative effect on our society
when it means counting us like so many beans and dividing us into separate piles.
- John Kasich

Negative feedback is better that none.
I would rather have a man hate me than overlook me.
As long as he hates me I make a difference.
- Hugh Prather

We cannot and will not ban the creation of violent video games.
But, we can prevent the distribution of these disturbing games to children,
where their effects can be negative.
- Herb Kohl

I'm perplexed, though, by your application of the term
'negative' to my figural imagery.
- Brian Ferneyhough

I hate negative songs; I won't sing them.
It doesn't matter if it's sold 2 million more albums.
- Ricky Skaggs

Most performers don't admit this, because it sounds
negative and performers are not supposed to be negative,
but when I was on the road, I was lonely.
- Tom Glazer

Photography is about light and what it does and how
it is captured on a piece of negative.
- Matthew Modine

Quit thinking that you must halt before the barrier of inner negativity.
You need not.
You can crash through...
whatever we see a negative state, that is where we can destroy it.
- Vernon Howard

I dont really look at myself as a role model.
And I just am the way I am and if people want to look up to me,
they do.
By no means do I like to give a negative image either.
- Jordan Knight

None can be more negative in its impact than the limitation
on human resource capacity.
- Said Musa

Adopting the right attitude can convert a negative
stress into a positive one.
- Hans Selye

I can do most anything and not have a problem with it.
The only time I have negative attention is when I run
naked through the streets brandishing a handgun.
- Janeane Garofalo

In war, the army is not merely a pure consumer,
but a negative producer.
- Louis Mumford

Blaming mother is just a negative way of clinging to her still.
- Nancy Friday

Laughter relieves us of superfluous energy,
which, if it remained unused, might become negative,
that is, poison.
Laughter is the antidote.
- George Gurdjieff

Every positive value has its price in negative terms...
the genius of Einstein leads to Hiroshima.
- Pablo Picasso

Everyting negative - pressure, challenges -
is all an opportunity for me to rise.
- Kobe Bryant

I never thought a role model should be negative.
- Michael Jordan

I've come to understand that there's always something positive,
even in a negative situation.
- Leif Garrett

There exist thousands of Americans who have AIDS-defining
diseases but are HIV negative.
- Serge Lang

The negative side to globalization is that it wipes
out entire economic systems and in doing so wipes out
the accompanying culture.
- Peter L. Berger

I do like to write nasty songs.
It's a useful weapon to have, and it's cathartic as well,
because I create art out of anger, something positive
out of something negative.
- Lisa Marie Presley

People from both political parties have long recognized
that welfare without work creates negative incentives
that lead to permanent poverty.
It robs people of self-esteem.
- Mitt Romney

Delete the negative; accentuate the positive!
- Donna Karan

I think it's one of the main negative emotional ingredients
that fuels show business,
because there's so much at stake and the fear of failure looms large.
- Garry Shandling

When our spelling is perfect, it's invisible.
But when it's flawed, it prompts strong negative associations.
- Marilyn vos Savant

You can't live a positive life with a negative mind
and if you have a positive outcome you have a positive
income and just to have more positivity and just to kind of laugh it off.
- Miley Cyrus

You should tell yourself frequently 'I will only react
to constructive suggestions.'
This gives you positive ammunition against your own
negative thoughts and those of others.
- Jane Roberts

A deadline is negative inspiration.
Still, it's better than no inspiration at all.
- Rita Mae Brown

Unfortunately my career began in Hollywood,
doing a negative pickup for Universal pictures.
- Alex Cox

I don't know why they're doing it.
I have to assume that their motives are positive,
not negative.
But they don't understand the severity of the problem in this state.
- Gray Davis

Always turn a negative situation into a positive situation.
- Michael Jordan

Terrorism is a real despair.
These are people for whom life has been so negative
that they're willing to die if they can take down some of their enemies.
- John Shelby Spong

Tolerance is a very dull virtue.
It is boring.
Unlike love, it has always had a bad press.
It is negative.
It merely means putting up with people,
being able to stand things.
- E. M. Forster

I don't want to sell myself short.
You hurt your spouse, not so much by the infidelity,
but by the negative feelings about yourself that you bring home.
- Michael Zaslow

The negative aspects of Scottish Nationalism are a
kind of aggressive complacency,
that sort of boasting; but that's an expression of insecurity,
I think, of a lack of confidence.
- Douglas Dunn

A negative judgment gives you more satisfaction than praise,
provided it smacks of jealousy.
- Jean Baudrillard

It takes but one positive thought when given a chance
to survive and thrive to overpower an entire army of negative thoughts.
- Robert H. Schuller

You learn far more from negative leadership than from positive leadership.
Because you learn how not to do it.
And, therefore, you learn how to do it.
- Norman Schwarzkopf

The name 'reservation' has a negative connotation among Native Americans -
an intern camp of sorts.
- John Russell

I don't want to talk about negative,
dark things.
The only thing I've got against stuff like Marilyn Manson is,
they make unbelievable videos and unbelievable images.
- Sammy Hagar

For each of us who appear to have had a successful
experiment there are many to whom their own experiments
seem barren and negative.
- Melvin Calvin

You come home, and you party.
But after that, you get a hangover.
Everything about that is negative.
- Mike Tyson

Information: the negative reciprocal value of probability.
- Claude Shannon

The negative is the equivalent of the composer's score,
and the print the performance.
- Ansel Adams

God never ends anything on a negative;
God always ends on a positive.
- Edwin Louis Cole

The immense popularity of American movies abroad demonstrates
that Europe is the unfinished negative of which America is the proof.
- Mary McCarthy

When you act dramatically in that way it often has
a consequence that is very negative.
- George Woodcock

I consider it part of my responsibility as President
of the United States to fight against negative stereotypes
of Islam wherever they appear.
- Barack Obama

I do my job in Type O Negative.
- Josh Silver

For men to be virgins, we think it's negative.
We think that there's something wrong with them.
- Joyce Brothers


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