Quotes: negative

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  • Rita Mae Brown
    Rita Mae Brown
    American writer, activist, and feminist 1944-
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    A deadline is negative inspiration. Still, it's better than no inspiration at all.
  • E. M. Cioran
    E. M. Cioran
    French philosopher 1911-
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    Show me one thing here on earth which has begun well and not ended badly. The proudest palpitations are engulfed in a sewer, where they cease throbbing, as though having reached their natural term: this downfall constitutes the heart's drama and the negative meaning of history.
  • Vernon Howard
    Vernon Howard
    Swiss actor 1914-1996
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    A clear understanding of negative emotions dismisses them.
  • Jean Baudrillard
    Jean Baudrillard
    French sociologist, philosopher and cultural theorist 1929-2007
    Jean Baudrillard
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    A negative judgment gives you more satisfaction than praise, provided it smacks of jealousy.
  • Hans Selye
    Hans Selye
    Hungarian-Canadian endocrinologist and scientist 1907-1982
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    Adopting the right attitude can convert a negative stress into a positive one.
  • And they said if we help with the crisis, they would do a lot of positive acts. After we helped in those crises, they showed negative acts and the Japanese and Turks were ashamed.
  • Buddha
    Buddha
    Spiritual leader, born as Siddhartha Gautama ca. 450 BC - ca. 370 BC
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    Be vigilant; guard your mind against negative thoughts.
  • W. Clement Stone
    W. Clement Stone
    American businessman and author 1902-
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    Bondage is... subjection to external influences and internal negative thoughts and attitudes.
  • Alan W. Watts
    Alan W. Watts
    In Engeland geboren American philosopher, writer 1915-1973
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    But to me nothing - the negative, the empty - is exceedingly powerful.
  • Alfred Marshall
    Alfred Marshall
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    Consumption may be regarded as negative production.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
    Samuel Johnson
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    Every other author may aspire to praise; the lexicographer can only hope to escape reproach, and even this negative recompense has been yet granted to very few.
  • Ken Blanchard
    Ken Blanchard
    American writer
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    For a manager to be perceived as a positive manager, they need a four to one positive to negative contact ratio.
  • Grace Speare
    Grace Speare
    American author 1927-
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    For every force, there is a counter force. For every negative there is a positive. For every action there is a reaction. For every cause there is an effect.
  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
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    Half at least of all morality is negative and consists in keeping out of mischief. The lords prayer is less than 50 words long, and 6 of those words are devoted to asking god not to lead us into temptation.
  • Barack Obama
    Barack Obama
    American politician 1961-
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    I consider it part of my responsibility as President of the United States to fight against negative stereotypes of Islam wherever they appear.

    Source: Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States: Barack Obama, 2009, Book 1, Government Printing Office, 2011 p. 761

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