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Negativity Quotes

Negativity includes a bad thought or a negative attitude towards people, work or relationships. The worst part is that negativity not only affects you but also the people around you. To ward off negativity, you need to switch on the positive thoughts slowly yet steadily and gradually believe in yourself. After all who likes a person with a huge frown on his / her face? Go on and wear a smile! Here are some of the famous cynicism quotations and sayings.

Leon Trotsky

Fascism is nothing but capitalist reaction.

Camille Paglia

When anything goes, it's women who lose.

George Harrison

Gossip is the Devil's radio.

Halle Berry

I was black growing up in an all-white neighborhood so I felt like I just didn't fit in. Like I wasn't as good as everybody else or as smart, or whatever.

Pablo Picasso

Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.

Frederick Douglass

America is false to the past, false to the present, and solemnly binds herself to be false to the future.

Arthur Ashe

You learn about equality in history and civics, but you find out life is not really like that.

Rita Mae Brown

A deadline is negative inspiration. Still, it's better than no inspiration at all.

William James

If you believe that feeling bad or worrying long enough will change a past or future event, then you are residing on another planet with a different reality system.

Jean Baudrillard

At the heart of pornography is sexuality haunted by its own disappearance.

Don DeLillo

Hardship makes the world obscure.

Malcolm De Chazal

The flower in the vase smiles, but no longer laughs.

Andy Warhol

I always wished I had died, and I still wish that, because I could have gotten the whole thing over with.

Isaac Asimov

Dalton's records, carefully preserved for a century, were destroyed during the World War II bombing of Manchester. It is not only the living who are killed in war.

Laurence J. Peter

A pessimist is a man who looks both ways when he crosses the street.

Pablo Picasso

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

Halle Berry

I'm done with men... I'm going to be alone. I have no luck with relationships. I don't think I'm made for marriage.

Carl Jung

A particularly beautiful woman is a source of terror. As a rule, a beautiful woman is a terrible disappointment.

Aldous Huxley

It's with bad sentiments that one makes good novels.

Henry James

Life is a predicament which precedes death.

Alan Watts

But to me nothing - the negative, the empty - is exceedingly powerful.

Ernest Hemingway

The good parts of a book may be only something a writer is lucky enough to overhear or it may be the wreck of his whole damn life and one is as good as the other.

Anton Chekhov

The only difference between doctors and lawyers is that lawyers merely rob you, whereas doctors rob you and kill you, too.

Ernest Hemingway

They wrote in the old days that it is sweet and fitting to die for one's country. But in modern war, there is nothing sweet nor fitting in your dying. You will die like a dog for no good reason.

Leon Trotsky

From being a patriotic myth, the Russian people have become an awful reality.

Larry King

If you do something, expect consequences.

Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Love does not consist of gazing at each other, but in looking together in the same direction.

Gloria Steinem

Pornography is the instruction. Rape is the practice, battered women are the practice, and battered children are the practice.

Willie Nelson

Once you replace negative thoughts with positive ones, you'll start having positive results.

Stephen Colbert

So you weren't a good student.

Cameron Diaz

I don't even own a TV because I think it's the devil.

Golda Meir

It is true we have won all our wars, but we have paid for them. We don't want victories anymore.

Albert Schweitzer

Revenge... is like a rolling stone, which, when a man hath forced up a hill, will return upon him with a greater violence, and break those bones whose sinews gave it motion.

James Russell Lowell

Death is delightful. Death is dawn, The waking from a weary night Of fevers unto truth and light.

William Arthur Ward

The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails.

Bill Maher

Let's face it; God has a big ego problem. Why do we always have to worship him?

Lord Byron

I have always believed that all things depended upon Fortune, and nothing upon ourselves.

Woody Allen

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

Louisa May Alcott

People don't have fortunes left them in that style nowadays; men have to work and women to marry for money. It's a dreadfully unjust world.

Audre Lorde

I remember how being young and black and gay and lonely felt. A lot of it was fine, feeling I had the truth and the light and the key, but a lot of it was purely hell.

Aldous Huxley

Chastity - the most unnatural of all the sexual perversions.

Antoine de Saint-Exupery

War is not an adventure. It is a disease. It is like typhus.

Audre Lorde

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.

Helen Rowland

A woman's flattery may inflate a man's head a little; but her criticism goes straight to his heart, and contracts it so that it can never again hold quite as much love for her.

Kurt Cobain

My generation's apathy. I'm disgusted with it. I'm disgusted with my own apathy too, for being spineless and not always standing up against racism, sexism and all those other -isms the counterculture has been whinning about for years.

Ernest Hemingway

If you have a success you have it for the wrong reasons. If you become popular it is always because of the worst aspects of your work.

Garrison Keillor

Even in a time of elephantine vanity and greed, one never has to look far to see the campfires of gentle people.

Mark Twain

Everything human is pathetic. The secret source of humor itself is not joy but sorrow. There is no humor in heaven.

No scene in sacred history ever gladdens the soul like the scene on Calvary. Nowhere does the soul find such consolation as on that very spot where misery reigned, where woe triumphed, where agony reached its climax.