Words matter. These are the best Negative Quotes from famous people such as Vanessa Diffenbaugh, Noel Gallagher, Grey DeLisle, Afrika Bambaataa, Allen Iverson, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
Our standards for motherhood are so high that many of us harbor intense, secret guilt for every harsh word we speak to our children, every negative thought that enters our minds.
People say I seem very negative about new music – well, if somebody asks me what I think of Keane, I’ll tell ’em. I don’t like ’em. I’ll obviously take it a step too far and grossly insult the keyboard player’s mam or summat, but I’m afraid that’s just me.
Somehow, it seems that the sadder a song is, the happier I feel. The release of emotions that many would label as ‘negative’ is actually a liberating process for me.
The Universal Zulu Nation stands to acknowledge wisdom, understanding, freedom, justice, and equality, peace, unity, love, and having fun, work, overcoming the negative through the positive, science, mathematics, faith, facts, and the wonders of God, whether we call him Allah, Jehovah, Yahweh, or Jah.
Me and my family are straight. I am blessed. I am alive, man, and I am healthy, and that is the only thing that matters. Me and my family, everybody else, it really doesn’t matter because why do you care about somebody talking negative about you if they don’t know you?
But poets were not considered dangerous and they were advised to exercise self-censorship. At most, poets were requested not to write at all. I took advantage of this negative liberty.
I most certainly am not harboring any sort of negative feeling toward the gay community. I don’t have an opinion on people with different religious, sexual or political preferences. I’m one of the most liberal artists that I think you will ever meet, and I pride myself on that.
With the world’s human population now at seven billion and growing, and the demand for technology and modern conveniences increasing, we can’t control all our negative impacts. But we have to find better ways to live within the limits nature and its cycles impose.
When I was growing up, I said I wanted to be a model, but people said I had no chance and when I realized my ambition, people in the business still continued to state negative stuff.
I also take pleasure in the so-called negative power in Grotjahn’s work. That is, I love his paintings for what they are not. Unlike much art of the past decade, Grotjahn isn’t simply working from a prescribed checklist of academically acceptable, curator-approved ‘isms’ and twists.
Early on, after gay liberation, there was an almost Stalinist pressure from gay critics and even gay readers to write about positive role models. We were never supposed to write negative things about gays, or else we were seen as collaborating with the enemy.
Self-reflection is so healthy. Journaling works for me – when I record the details of what I’m going through, whether it’s a relationship issue or negative thoughts, I can look back and see how far I’ve come. It makes me proud to see my progress and how I got through a bad situation.
Every positive value has its price in negative terms… the genius of Einstein leads to Hiroshima.
I don’t want to put off negative vibes to my teammates. That’s kind of my leadership mentality.
What I think I have in common with the school of deconstruction is the mode of negative thinking or negative awareness, in the technical, philosophical sense of the negative, but which comes to me through negative theology.
Never cut a tree down in the wintertime. Never make a negative decision in the low time. Never make your most important decisions when you are in your worst moods. Wait. Be patient. The storm will pass. The spring will come.
You learn more from the negative things.
More information is always better than less. When people know the reason things are happening, even if it’s bad news, they can adjust their expectations and react accordingly. Keeping people in the dark only serves to stir negative emotions.
I don’t want to say anything negative about anybody or anything or anybody’s political beliefs. I’ve never done that. I’ve never tried to get involved in those things.
Nobody can ever say that being negative ever helped them at all – not in any way.
Here’s the funny thing about the response I’ve been aware of to my dating famous people: It’s been very negative. I’m either not good-looking enough, not a good enough actor or not successful enough for these people.
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.
Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will.
Careless indifference and bodily restlessness in meditation cause negative vibrations.
It’s a very big mental game, all day leading up to warm-ups. You’re not sure if your curveball will break, or will you be able to throw it over the plate? It’s all negative thoughts going into the game.
The oldest theory of contract is I think negative.
I’ve only met LeBron casually. He’s always been great to me. I think I’ve been great and cordial to him, but this notion that we have to be friends – we’re never gonna be friends. And that’s not a negative thing.
I have a strong sense of self, but that’s not a negative thing.
I’ve been looking at companies that are on a positive path vs. a negative path and I’ve come to use the language of sports, winning streaks and losing streaks.
When you go through some controversy and you see your face on the news in a negative way for 48 hours… you doubt yourself. And your friends make the difference. They become a safety net that come in and say, ‘That’s not the case.’ And the relationships that you’ve built… come to the fore.
Simplicity can have a negative impact when it’s the crude reduction of nuances beyond appreciation: a Matisse presented as a 16-color GIF.
I always wanted to do a web series where I play a negative character, or someone who’s a druggie, or a spoilt child.
The thing that inspires me most is empathizing with people’s flaws and seeing how they deal with them. That sort of connection you feel with someone when you realize that maybe even the negative things that they’ve said or done are because of insecurities or injuries they’ve endured.
Music has become a bigger business, and with that there is more pressure to succeed; I think that it creates a negative pressure for being creative.
In my professional life I do not have to like everyone, but when I feel negative energy with someone I try and avoid that person.
An external electric field, meeting it and passing through it, affects the negative as much as the positive quanta of the atom, and pushes the former to one side, and the latter in the other direction.
People hide behind fake names to tweet negative comments, and I hate that. If you have something to say, own up to it.
If you have doubts about someone, lay on a couple of jokes. If he doesn’t find anything funny, your radar should be screaming. Then I would say be patient with people who are negative, because they’re really having a hard time.
Life is too short to be negative.
I had heard so much negative talk about our generation, that we’re slackers and young fogies, that I knew wasn’t true of the people I know.
If you’re holding onto negative stuff from before, you cannot deliver excellence.
Be a force of love as often as you can and turn away negative thoughts whenever you feel them surface.
But when I first got cancer, after the initial shock and the fear and paranoia and crying and all that goes with cancer – that word means to most people ultimate death – I decided to see what I could do to take that negative and use it in a positive way.
When I was 16, 17, 18 years old, I felt like I had seen it all and done it all, and I was really kind of negative about everything.
I think, like, Twitter is somewhat difficult sometimes, and it can be kind of negative.
Everybody’s entitled to their opinions, but I don’t understand why we have to saturate social media with all the negative stuff.
When you play a show or festival, people know what they’re getting; they want it. Then you’re thrown onto a show where people are watching TV in their houses, and whether they ask for it or not, we’re being played in front of them. There’s a lot of negative feedback.
Civility is not not saying negative or harsh things. It is not the absence of critical analysis. It is the manner in which we are sharing this territorial freedom of political discussion. If our discourse is yelled and screamed and interrupted and patronized, that’s uncivil.
The closer we come to the negative, to death, the more we blossom.
I grew up being really insecure and dumped on, over-feeling certain things in a negative way. So I thought I had something to prove.
In war, the army is not merely a pure consumer, but a negative producer.
There is nothing negative about a group of people crying out for democracy – and if my voice counts, I will be vocal.
Maybe I’m being philosophical and spiritual, but I believe that if you put negative energy out there that that is what will come back.
Anything negative that happens to you in life can be turned into a positive as far as acting is concerned. You can draw on your experiences – it’s far better than any research.