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Assertiveness Quotes

One has to be assertive at different points of life and he himself should define these points. The simplest way to define assertiveness is not to compromise on your wishes. Assertiveness is an important communication skill where you need to speak out for yourself without sounding aggressive.  In life, there are situations where other people make decisions for you. It’s during these times that you have to be firm and learn to say ‘no’.  Assertiveness has a huge role to play when it comes to preserving one’s worth and is deemed as one of the pillars of honor and success.

Being assertive when required also indirectly improves your confidence level and self-esteem. Most importantly, people don't treat an assertive person like a doormat and instead respect them. Assertiveness becomes the only way to solve problems in professional situations in an appropriate manner. On the other side, non-assertive people adopt a passive-aggressive behavior which is their indirect expression of hostility through stubbornness or repeated failure to accomplish the requested tasks. A passive person is treated no differently from a garbage bag which is trashed once it is full. Read these quotes about assertiveness to be stronger in life.

Strong women only marry weak men.

- Bette Davis

I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book.

- Groucho Marx

Those are my principles, and if you don't like them... well, I have others.

- Groucho Marx

I'm not a role model... Just because I dunk a basketball doesn't mean I should raise your kids.

- Charles Barkley

Belief consists in accepting the affirmations of the soul; unbelief, in denying them.

- George Eliot

My theory is that if you look confident you can pull off anything - even if you have no clue what you're doing.

- Jessica Alba

If you don't ask, you don't get.

- Stevie Wonder

The only way to support a revolution is to make your own.

- Abbie Hoffman

They look right. And you move left.

- Bruce Willis

There, in the chords and melodies, is everything I want to say. The words just jolly it along. It's always been my way of expressing what for me is inexpressible by any other means.

- David Bowie

If one is going to err, one should err on the side of liberty and freedom.

- Kofi Annan

But it is a black man's game, and it will be forever.

- Larry Bird

We are here to condemn the Palestinian occupation of the territories, but also to condemn the recent racist attack in France, against both Jews and Arabs.

- Jean Claude

Authority without wisdom is like a heavy ax without an edge, fitter to than polish.

- Anne Bradstreet

Musicians want to be the loud voice for so many quiet hearts.

- Billy Joel

Be still when you have nothing to say; when genuine passion moves you, say what you've got to say, and say it hot.

- D. H. Lawrence

You can't just yell jokes at people.

- David Cross

I'm truly humbled that you chose me for this.

- John Legend

I aspire to be that, to be a voice of reason one day.

- Drew Barrymore

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