Negative Quotes And Sayings

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


Europe is the unfinished negative of which America is the proof.
~By Mary McCarthy ~


I don't care what people call me, labels have the negative value of making smaller boundaries for people.
~By Michael Graves ~


I don't want to go negative on Franklin Delano Roosevelt, but he didn't pass an economic deal in the first 100 days. We have passed the largest Recovery Act in the history of the country.
~By Rahm Emanuel ~


The result is - document destruction - we're really not going to be able to prove beyond a truth the negatives and some of the positive conclusions that we're going to come to. There will be always unresolved ambiguity here.
~By David Kay ~


The rate of return on Social Security for people nearing retirement is about 1.5 percent. By the time young children like mine are ready to retire, that rate of return will be a negative percentage.
~By Paul Ryan ~


Tell me, why is the media here so negative? Why are we in India so embarrassed to recognise our own strengths, our achievements? We are such a great nation. We have so many amazing success stories but we refuse to acknowledge them. Why?
~By Abdul Kalam ~


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.
~By Grey DeLisle ~


Also, there are authors and publicists using the Internet to manipulate opinion, both positively for a work and negatively against the competition. I don't do this and can't stomach it, honestly.
~By R. A. Salvatore ~


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.
~By Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani ~


I never looked at the consequences of missing a big shot... when you think about the consequences you always think of a negative result.
~By Michael Jordan ~


To establish true self-esteem we must concentrate on our successes and forget about the failures and the negatives in our lives.
~By Denis Waitley ~


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


I think there's an enormous value to being negative. The world we live in today, negativity is not permitted.
~By Godfrey Reggio ~


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.
~By Janeane Garofalo ~


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


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


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.
~By John Shelby Spong ~


In our music, in our everyday life, there are so many negative things. Why not have something positive and stamp it with blackness?
~By Jamie Foxx ~


It's a clique that I've never been a part of. It's not like I identify them in a negative way.
~By Randy Harrison ~


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


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


Over emphatic negatives always suggest that what is being denied may be what is really being asserted.
~By Jonathan Raban ~


I've often argued that oil and gas exploration is a state's rights issue. It is abundantly clear that the State of Florida does not want drilling to negatively affect its beaches and shores.
~By Jeff Miller ~


If I were to sum up the negative reactions to my work, I think there are two primary causes: one is that if there is discourse about anxiety it is necessarily going to induce anxiety. It will represent a return of the repressed for a great many people.
~By Harold Bloom ~


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


I'm really thankful to God, man. Like now, I'm really making a real comeback with my group. With or without a record, with or without a movie. And behind all the negative press behind this movie.
~By Ike Turner ~


All these child stars grow up and they're knockin' over banks and getting prostitutes. I'm, like, one of the only people I know that has managed to dodge all of that negative crap.
~By Dustin Diamond ~


And I'm a believer that you take a negative and turn it into a positive, and as it turned out, it was one of the best things that ever happened to me. And so I do appreciate the Ranger staff and the Ranger organization for giving me that opportunity.
~By Nolan Ryan ~


We shall never resolve the enigma of the relation between the negative foundations of greatness and that greatness itself.
~By Jean Baudrillard ~


Foods high in bad fats, sugar and chemicals are directly linked to many negative emotions, whereas whole, natural foods rich in nutrients - foods such as fruits, vegetables, grains and legumes - contribute to greater energy and positive emotions.
~By Marilu Henner ~


They thought that I was a man with reasonable judgment, so I was never under pressure from my parents; I could do whatever I wanted. I never had a negative word from them, nothing whatsoever.
~By Shimon Peres ~


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.
~By Phylicia Rashad ~


Growing up, I didn't give my grandfather's photography a second thought. I wasn't involved in his work, except that I helped my dad print his negatives.
~By Kim Weston ~


You define a good flight by negatives: you didn't get hijacked, you didn't crash, you didn't throw up, you weren't late, you weren't nauseated by the food. So you are grateful.
~By Paul Theroux ~


We were working with this lousy print and it just wasn't going to be good enough. I said that we should get the original negative and do it from that. Well, a couple guys pointed out that the negative was locked up over at Deluxe.
~By David Fincher ~


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


Some people act as though art that is for a mass audience is not good art, and I think this has been a very negative thing. I know that I have wanted very much to write books that are accessible to the widest audience possible.
~By Bell Hooks ~


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


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


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.
~By Persis Khambatta ~


If Iran does not change its policies, it won't be able to integrate into the international community and will become even more isolated than it is now, which likely will have a negative impact on the Iranian people.
~By Moshe Katsav ~


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?
~By Nhat Hanh ~


In 1970 I realized that there was negligible risk from x-rays but many radiographs had poor image quality so that the risk from a false negative was significant.
~By John Cameron ~


I don't like to read about myself, whether it be positive or negative.
~By Chloe Sevigny ~


Research programmes, besides their negative heuristic, are also characterized by their positive heuristic.
~By Imre Lakatos ~


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


If people have a basic understanding of right from wrong, possess a strong desire to better themselves and persist in there cause, they can break the chain of any negative environment.
~By Dave Pelzer ~


Negative things, and they were all deliberate and I'm not going to say who they were but I know who they were and it was in the business, and that's not a good sign.
~By Andrew Lloyd Webber ~


I lean towards traditionally what people would consider the more negative side of life.
~By Josh Silver ~


Electricity is of two kinds, positive and negative. The difference is, I presume, that one comes a little more expensive, but is more durable; the other is a cheaper thing, but the moths get into it.
~By Stephen Leacock ~


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


There is little difference in people, but that little difference makes a big difference. The little difference is attitude. The big difference is whether it is positive or negative.
~By W. Clement Stone ~


You don't want to love - your eternal and abnormal craving is to be loved. You aren't positive, you're negative. You absorb, absorb, as if you must fill yourself up with love, because you've got a shortage somewhere.
~By David Herbert Lawrence ~


Strict conservation of energy in the elementary process had thus been confirmed also by a negative experiment.
~By Walther Bothe ~


Accent your positive and delete your negative.
~By Donna Karan ~


I think if you're fame-hungry, go out to a nightclub and get drunk... why do that? I don't understand how some people would want fame so bad that they'd go out and get negative attention to earn it.
~By Zac Efron ~


I was raised a Christian, but I wouldn't call myself a Christian now. I think when I was younger it was easier to focus on the negative, nihilist vision... this is sort of picking up on the other half of the body, which is God and white light.
~By Billy Corgan ~


What's the point of being negative or fearful? We can't control it.
~By Matthew Ashford ~


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


Liberalism can only be defined negatively. It is a mere critique, not a living idea.
~By Francis Parker Yockey ~


If you accept the expectations of others, especially negative ones, then you never will change the outcome.
~By Michael Jordan ~


Fear is the dark room where the Devil develops his negatives.
~By Gary Busey ~


I've never responded well to entrenched negative thinking.
~By David Bowie ~


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


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.
~By Herbie Mann ~


There's a reason people run negative ads... it's because they work.
~By Anne Northup ~


There's so much negative imagery of black fatherhood. I've got tons of friends that are doing the right thing by their kids, and doing the right thing as a father - and how come that's not as newsworthy?
~By Will Smith ~


For the tiny percentage of people who are negatively affected by our embracing of standards, they can just get their sports somewhere else in the meantime. It's not like we're denying them hospital care.
~By Mike Davidson ~


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.
~By Jane Roberts ~


The Iraq War marked the beginning of the end of network news coverage. Viewers saw the juxtaposition of the embedded correspondents reporting the war as it was actually unfolding and the jaundiced, biased, negative coverage of these same events in the network newsrooms.
~By Dick Morris ~


This also turned out to be negative, so there is no material in the Central Intelligence Agency, either in the records or in the mind of any of the individuals, that there was any contact had or even contemplated with him.
~By Richard M. Helms ~


Evil can be a teacher, if you look at the wisdom of its negative power.
~By Tom Brown, Jr. ~


The negative is comparable to the composer's score and the print to its performance. Each performance differs in subtle ways.
~By Ansel Adams ~


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.
~By Douglas Dunn ~


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


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.
~By Godfrey Reggio ~


We must concentrate not merely on the negative expulsion of war but the postive affirmation of peace.
~By Martin Luther King, Jr. ~


The best proof of the high quality of American beef is the continued negative BSE findings supported by the highest surveillance possible. The administration should be working to increase our surveillance of BSE, not scaling it back.
~By Rosa DeLauro ~


So the question is, First, Whether the civil magistrate hath power to force men in things religious to do contrary to their conscience, and if they will not to punish them in their goods, liberties, or lives? this we hold in the negative.
~By Robert Barclay ~


Neutrality is a negative word. It does not express what America ought to feel. We are not trying to keep out of trouble; we are trying to preserve the foundations on which peace may be rebuilt.
~By Woodrow Wilson ~


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.
~By Norman Schwarzkopf ~


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


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.
~By Garry Shandling ~


Once you replace negative thoughts with positive ones, you'll start having positive results.
~By Willie Nelson ~


I think if you go beyond a year - if this continues into the system in the out years, I think there is a risk and that - that we could have a negative reaction in the bond market and that will offset the good that was attempted to be done.
~By Franklin Raines ~


Dull would be the man who should merely tolerate this plan of social industry. Weak would be the position of him who should take an apologetic tone in defending it, or present its claims in a merely negative way, by exposing the evils and perils of the socialistic plan.
~By John Bates Clark ~


I think you need a really strong businessperson running the state, a person who's used to turning negatives into positives, which is what happens in business.
~By Mike Curb ~


The negative side of football. The negative side of our society. People sometimes go to football and bring to it the negative aspects of our society.
~By Jose Mourinho ~


In London, the weather would affect me negatively. I react strongly to light. If it is cloudy and raining, there are clouds and rain in my soul.
~By Jerzy Kosinski ~


I have always been pushed by the negative. The apparent failure of a play sends me back to my typewriter that very night, before the reviews are out. I am more compelled to get back to work than if I had a success.
~By Tennessee Williams ~


Negation is the mind's first freedom, yet a negative habit is fruitful only so long as we exert ourselves to overcome it, adapt it to our needs; once acquired it can imprison us.
~By Emile M. Cioran ~


I confess that Roy was a little bit dictatorial in his editing and he ruined quite a number of my pictures, which he stopped doing later. He used to punch a hole through a negative. Some of them were incredibly valuable. He didn't understand at the time.
~By Ben Shahn ~


It's amazing how a competitive nature can turn a negative into something positive.
~By Barry Mann ~


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.
~By Herb Kohl ~


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.
~By Jordan Knight ~


In private some critics have come up to me afterwards and told me they honestly enjoyed the movie. Then they'd tell me that they're still going to have to write it up negatively.
~By Joe Pantoliano ~


The news is what it is. It's going to be good, it's going to be positive, it's going to be negative. It's going to have all sorts of effects on candidates always.
~By Mark E. Hyman ~


No one will ever know what I went through to secure those negatives. The world can never appreciate it. It changed the whole course of my life.
~By Mathew Brady ~


The oldest theory of contract is I think negative.
~By Frederick Pollock ~

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