Neglect is one of the most wrathful things a person can do to another living being. Read on to find out about the neglect quotes and famous negligence quotations and sayings.

Neglect Quotes

Everywhere we see the consequences of neglect be it corrupt governments, health hazards, abuse or death/accidents. According to definition, neglect includes failing to provide sufficient supervision, nourishment, medical care or other needs for which the victim is helpless to provide for him/her/itself. The victim may be a child, physically or mentally disabled adult, animal, plant, or inanimate object. All are subjugated to one common thing which is ignorance/ carelessness. Read further to know more about the quotations and sayings on neglect.

Whenever I was upset by something in the papers, Jack always told me to be more tolerant, like a horse flicking away flies in the summer.

- Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.

- Maya Angelou

I think people in general have neglected to learn about history.

- Maynard James Keenan

The real and effectual discipline which is exercised over a workman is that of his customers. It is the fear of losing their employment which restrains his frauds and corrects his negligence.

- Adam Smith

A man should never neglect his family for business.

- Walt Disney

Pollution is nothing but the resources we are not harvesting. We allow them to disperse because we've been ignorant of their value.

- R. Buckminster Fuller

When two men in business always agree, one of them is unnecessary.

- Ezra Pound

Like every man of sense and good feeling, I abominate work.

- Aldous Huxley

Celerity is never more admired than by the negligent.

- Cleopatra

In praising Antony I have dispraised Caesar.

- Cleopatra

Avoid all needle drugs, the only dope worth shooting is Richard Nixon.

- Abbie Hoffman

I don't like being out in public too much. I don't like going to bars. I don't like doing celebrity stuff.

- Adam Sandler

Delay is the deadliest form of denial.

- C. Northcote Parkinson

I refuse to dance. And I can't dance anyway. I'm not in a band for that.

- Liam Gallagher

There is a great deal of pain in life and perhaps the only pain that can be avoided is the pain that comes from trying to avoid pain.

- R. D. Laing

Forget about the consequences of failure. Failure is only a temporary change in direction to set you straight for your next success.

- Denis Waitley

I grew up like a neglected weed - ignorant of liberty, having no experience of it.

- Harriet Tubman

He was so depressed, he tried to commit suicide by inhaling next to an Armenian.

- Woody Allen

When people ask for time, it's always for time to say no. Yes has one more letter in it, but it doesn't take half as long to say.

- Edith Wharton

For much of the female half of the world, food is the first signal of our inferiority. It lets us know that our own families may consider female bodies to be less deserving, less needy, less valuable.

- Gloria Steinem

You must have been warned against letting the golden hours slip by. Yes, but some of them are golden only because we let them slip.

- J. M. Barrie

Those who have virtue always in their mouths, and neglect it in practice, are like a harp, which emits a sound pleasing to others, while itself is insensible of the music.

- Diogenes

Better to be driven out from among men than to be disliked by children.

- Richard Henry Dana, Jr.

I really was a fan of his and always have been - his writing especially, you know? I think people a lot of times overlook that part, because he kind of got into that party character so heavy.

- Alan Jackson

Sometimes we're so concerned about giving our children what we never had growing up, we neglect to give them what we did have growing up.

- James C. Dobson

Diplomats were invented simply to waste time.

- David Lloyd George

It is only when the people become ignorant and corrupt, when they degenerate into a populace, that they are incapable of exercising their sovereignty.

- James Monroe

I want to set up orphanages for underprivileged and abused children.

- Lindsay Lohan

Gay people are the sweetest, kindest, most artistic, warmest and most thoughtful people in the world. And since the beginning of time all they've ever been is kicked.

- Little Richard

Black women are programmed to define ourselves within this male attention and to compete with each other for it rather than to recognize and move upon our common interests.

- Audre Lorde

It is bitter to think of one's best years disappearing in this unpolished country.

- Greta Garbo

Never resist a sentence you like, in which language takes its own pleasure and in which, after having abused it for so long, you are stupefied by its innocence.

- Cool Memories , Jean Baudrillard

I accrued anger from people's low opinion of me and my work, and for the work I might be capable of.

- Harrison Ford

I began wearing hats as a young lawyer because it helped me to establish my professional identity. Before that, whenever I was at a meeting, someone would ask me to get coffee.

- Bella Abzug

Why did the WWE get rid of him? Did he make any money in WCW?

- Ric Flair

Way too high maintenance to be in a relationship with an actor. I don't need a man who spends as much time in front of the mirror as me.

- Jessica Alba

My focus is to forget the pain of life. Forget the pain, mock the pain, reduce it. And laugh.

- Jim Carrey

Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.

- Thomas A. Edison

Between the daylight gambler and the player at night there is the same difference that lies between a careless husband and the lover swooning under his lady's window.

- Honoré de Balzac

If I were to wait only for roles that clarify my racial makeup, I'd be waiting for a very, very long time.

- Wentworth Miller

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