Quotations on Negative

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I would suggest that teachers show their students concrete examples of the negative effects of the actions that gangsta rappers glorify.
- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
(Keywords: Negative, Actions, Students, Teachers)

The negative is comparable to the composer's score and the print to its performance. Each performance differs in subtle ways.
- Ansel Adams
(Keywords: Negative, Performance)

The negative is the equivalent of the composer's score, and the print the performance.
- Ansel Adams
(Keywords: Negative, Performance)

Measurements of the specific ionization of both the positive and negative particles, by counting the number of droplets per unit length along the tracks, showed the great majority of both the positive and negative particles to possess unit electric charge.
- Carl D. Anderson
(Keywords: Negative, Positive, Majority)

What's the point of being negative or fearful? We can't control it.
- Matthew Ashford
(Keywords: Control, Negative, Being)

Man is lost and is wandering in a jungle where real values have no meaning. Real values can have meaning to man only when he steps on to the spiritual path, a path where negative emotions have no use.
- Sai Baba
(Keywords: Negative, Values, Emotions, Jungle, Man, Meaning, Spiritual)

My weaknesses are my jumps. The reason is that although I land them in practice, when I actually compete or perform, I should let my body go and stabilize my mind better. Also, I need to work on not letting negative thoughts and emotions get to me on the ice.
- Oksana Baiul
(Keywords: Work, Negative, Thoughts, Body, Emotions, Land, Mind, Practice, Reason)

I've always believed that you can think positive just as well as you can think negative.
- James A. Baldwin
(Keywords: Negative, Positive)

There are countless studies on the negative spillover of job pressures on family life, but few on how job satisfaction enhances the quality of family life.
- Albert Bandura
(Keywords: Family, Life, Quality, Negative, Job, Satisfaction)

The older I get the more I try not to waste my time on negative energy.
- Christine Baranski
(Keywords: Time, Negative, Energy, Waste)

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.
- Robert Barclay
(Keywords: Men, Power, Negative, Conscience, First, Force, Question, Religious, Will)

A negative judgment gives you more satisfaction than praise, provided it smacks of jealousy.
- Jean Baudrillard
(Keywords: Negative, Jealousy, Judgment, Praise, Satisfaction)

It became very clear to the director that it would be foolish not to use our friendship. I had tried to talk to him about it because all the relationships in the film are so, not negative, but antagonistic. There's not a lot of love going around.
- Jennifer Beals
(Keywords: Love, Friendship, Negative, Film, Relationships, Talk)

The negative side to globalization is that it wipes out entire economic systems and in doing so wipes out the accompanying culture.
- Peter L. Berger
(Keywords: Negative, Culture, Globalization)

Negative feedback effected amplifier performance significantly.
- Harold Stephen Black
(Keywords: Negative, Performance)

For a manager to be perceived as a positive manager, they need a four to one positive to negative contact ratio.
- Ken Blanchard
(Keywords: Manager, Negative, Positive)

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.
- Harold Bloom
(Keywords: Work, People, Negative, Anxiety, Will)

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.
- Harold Bloom
(Keywords: Negative, Awareness, School, Sense, Theology, Thinking)

Strict conservation of energy in the elementary process had thus been confirmed also by a negative experiment.
- Walther Bothe
(Keywords: Negative, Conservation, Energy)

I've never responded well to entrenched negative thinking.
- David Bowie
(Keywords: Negative, Thinking)

Negative humor is forgotten immediately. It's the stuff that makes us feel better about our lives that lives long. Much more satisfying. Enter children's books.
- Berke Breathed
(Keywords: Humor, Negative, Books, Children)

For men to be virgins, we think it's negative. We think that there's something wrong with them.
- Joyce Brothers
(Keywords: Men, Negative, Wrong)

Evil can be a teacher, if you look at the wisdom of its negative power.
- Tom Brown, Jr.
(Keywords: Power, Wisdom, Negative, Evil)

Everyting negative - pressure, challenges - is all an opportunity for me to rise.
- Kobe Bryant
(Keywords: Opportunity, Negative, Pressure)

I have walked away from friendships when I've realized that someone smiles to someone's face and talks about them the minute they walk out of a room. I have no room in my life for that kind of negative energy anymore.
- Sophia Bush
(Keywords: Life, Negative, Energy, Smiles)

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.
- John Cameron
(Keywords: Quality, Negative, Poor, Risk)

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.
- Emile M. Cioran
(Keywords: Habit, Negative, First, Freedom, Mind, Needs)

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.
- John Bates Clark
(Keywords: Negative, Man, Present)

God never ends anything on a negative; God always ends on a positive.
- Edwin Louis Cole
(Keywords: God, Negative, Positive)

There is little difference in people, but that little difference makes a big difference. That little difference is attitude. The big difference is whether it is positive or negative.
- Robert Collier
(Keywords: People, Attitude, Negative, Positive, Difference)

I had a couple come in with a negative amortization mortgage on a house that costs way too much relative to their income. They're consuming real estate, not investing in it.
- Chris Cooper
(Keywords: Negative, Income)

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.
- Billy Corgan
(Keywords: God, Negative, Vision, Christian, Body, Focus, Light, Now)

Unfortunately my career began in Hollywood, doing a negative pickup for Universal pictures.
- Alex Cox
(Keywords: Negative, Career, Hollywood)

An investigator starts research in a new field with faith, a foggy idea, and a few wild experiments. Eventually the interplay of negative and positive results guides the work. By the time the research is completed, he or she knows how it should have been started and conducted.
- Donald Cram
(Keywords: Time, Faith, Work, Idea, Negative, Positive, Research, Results)

You can't live a positive life with a negative mind and if you have a positive outcome you have a positive income and just to have more positivity and just to kind of laugh it off.
- Miley Cyrus
(Keywords: Life, Negative, Positive, Income, Mind)

It is important to expect nothing, to take every experience, including the negative ones, as merely steps on the path, and to proceed.
- Ram Dass
(Keywords: Experience, Negative, Nothing)

I don't know why they're doing it. I have to assume that their motives are positive, not negative. But they don't understand the severity of the problem in this state.
- Gray Davis
(Keywords: Negative, Positive, Motives, State)

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.
- Rosa DeLauro
(Keywords: Quality, Negative, American, Proof)

Even if a woman is abused a very long time ago, it comes out in her life in a negative way.
- Catherine Deneuve
(Keywords: Life, Time, Negative, Woman)

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.
- Dustin Diamond
(Keywords: People, Negative, Banks, Stars)

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.
- Douglas Dunn
(Keywords: Negative, Confidence, Expression, Insecurity, Nationalism)

I think that the majority of messages are validating messages to confirm the survival of conscious. And many times that validation message is negative or sad.
- John Edward
(Keywords: Negative, Survival, Majority)

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.
- Zac Efron
(Keywords: People, Negative, Attention, Fame, Want)

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.
- Rahm Emanuel
(Keywords: History, Negative, Act, Country, First, Want)

They ended up spending a total, their campaign plus the independent, about 1.3 million. I only ended up spending about - not only, but I spent about 2 million. But I had no intention of doing that until I was attacked with a negative ad by an independent group.
- Rahm Emanuel
(Keywords: Negative, Intention)

Although, this is often used with negative connotations, I see ideology as an inherent part of culture.
- Dario Fo
(Keywords: Negative, Culture, Ideology)

Tolerance is a very dull virtue. It is boring. Unlike love, it has always had a bad press. It is negative. It merely means putting up with people, being able to stand things.
- E. M. Forster
(Keywords: Love, People, Negative, Virtue, Being, Press, Tolerance)

In our music, in our everyday life, there are so many negative things. Why not have something positive and stamp it with blackness?
- Jamie Foxx
(Keywords: Life, Music, Negative, Positive)

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.
- Janeane Garofalo
(Keywords: Time, Negative, Attention)

I've come to understand that there's always something positive, even in a negative situation.
- Leif Garrett
(Keywords: Negative, Positive)



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