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Motivational Rejection Quotes

May these quotes about Rejection inspire and motivate you.

You have to know how to accept rejection, and reject acceptance.
- Ray Bradbury

Related topics: Wisdom

Don't take rejection personally.
Don't let someone else's bad day spoil your day.
As long as you never reject yourself, you'll be fine.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I take rejection as someone blowing a bugle in my ear
to wake me up and get going, rather than retreat.
- Sylvester Stallone

To let go means to give up coercing, resisting, or struggling,
in exchange for something more powerful and wholesome
which comes out of allowing things to be as they are
without getting caught up in your attraction to or rejection of them,
in the intrinsic stickiness of wanting, of liking and disliking.
- Jon Kabat-Zinn


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- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


I reject any religious doctrine that does not appeal
to reason and is in conflict with morality.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

The whole secret of existence is to have no fear.
Never fear what will become of you, depend on no one.
Only the moment you reject all help are you freed.
- The Buddha

The human mind treats a new idea the way the body
treats a strange protein; it rejects it.
- Peter Medawar


 

He who rejects change is the architect of decay.
- Harold Wilson

Man must evolve for all human conflict,
a method which rejects
revenge, aggression and retaliation.
The foundation of such a method is love.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

A young man who does not have what
it takes to perform military service
is not likely to have what
it takes to make a living.
Today's military rejects include
tomorrow's hard-core unemployed.
- John F. Kennedy

In true friendship, one can express
anything and everything without feeling ashamed
or afraid of being rejected.
- Aparna Chatterjee

Not everyone is always going to like what you do.
Your job application, your book proposal,
your offer of marriage is going to
get rejected sometimes - perhaps often.
Your boss, your spouse, even the person
behind you in the supermarket checkout line
is occasionally going to think that you are doing it all wrong.
Don't take it personally.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There are trivial truths and there are great truths.
The opposite of a trivial truth is plainly false.
The opposite of a great truth is also true.
- Niels Bohr

The book of life is filled with incoherent riddles.
Life's true lessons are inscribed in a corner of the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The true meaning of life is to plant trees,
under whose shade you do not expect to sit.
- Nelson Henderson

'Tis strange - but true;
for truth is always strange;
Stranger than fiction.
- Lord Byron

A wise man will make haste to forgive,
because he knows the true value of time,
and will not suffer it to pass away in unnecessary pain.
- Samuel Johnson

Mastering others is strength.
Mastering yourself is true power.
- Lao Tzu

Knowledge is happiness, because to have knowledge -
broad, deep knowledge - is to know true ends from false,
and lofty things from low.
- Helen Keller

Far from idleness being the root of all evil,
it is rather the only true good.
- Soren Kierkegaard

We seek opinions that are likely to
support what we want to be true.
- Thomas Gilovich

"To know" is to know that you know nothing.
That is the meaning of true knowledge.
- Confucius

Everything deep is also simple
and can be reproduced simply
as long as its reference
to the whole truth is maintained.
But what matters is not what is witty
but what is true.
- Albert Schweitzer

True wisdom comes to each of us when we realize
how little we understand about life,
ourselves, and the world around us.
- Socrates

The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
- Socrates

If I try to be like him, who will be like me?
- Yiddish proverb

It's not what you don't know that kills you,
it's what you know for sure that ain't true.
- Mark Twain

The true delight is in the finding out,
rather than in the knowing.
- Isaac Asimov

Many persons have a wrong idea of
what constitutes true happiness.
It is not attained through self-gratification
but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
- Helen Keller

True learning is not about facts,
but about conscious appreciation
of the experience of living.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Loving, hating, having expectations:
all these are attachments.
Attachment prevents the growth of one's true being.
- Lao Tzu

If evil be spoken of you
and it be true, correct yourself,
if it be a lie, laugh at it.
- Epictetus

True knowledge exists in knowing that you know nothing.
- Socrates

Knowing others is intelligence;
knowing yourself is true wisdom.
Mastering others is strength;
mastering yourself is true power.
- Lao Tzu

Life's true lessons are inscribed in a corner of the margin -
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

True wisdom cannot be learned in a lifetime,
but can be revealed in a moment,
for it has always lived within each and every one of us.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Smile at the riddles of life,
knowing that life's only true lessons
are writ small in the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

This above all, to thine own self be true.
- William Shakespeare

The true sign of intelligence
is not knowledge but imagination.
- Albert Einstein

Where there is shouting, there is no true knowledge.
- Leonardo da Vinci

If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true
were really true, there would be little hope of advance.
- Orville Wright

Our actions are constrained by fear of reprisal,
but our dreams reveal our true character.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Society censors our actions,
but our dreams reveal our true character.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

In the sky, there is no distinction of east and west;
people create distinctions out of their own minds
and then believe them to be true.
- The Buddha

A system of morality which is based
on relative emotional values
is a mere illusion, a thoroughly vulgar conception
which has nothing sound in it and nothing true.
- Socrates

Be true to thyself.
- William Shakespeare
(paraphrase of Shakespeare's famous quote)

All our dreams can come true,
if we have the courage to pursue them.
- Walt Disney

The only real failure in life is not to be true to the best one knows.
- The Buddha

The true measure of a man is how he treats someone
who can do him absolutely no good.
- Samuel Johnson

I do not need anyone's permission to be my true self.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

People are like stained glass windows,
they sparkle and shine when the sun is out,
but when darkness sets in their true beauty
is revealed only if there is a light from within.
- Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

True happiness... is not attained
through self-gratification,
but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
- Helen Keller

You are never given a wish without also
being given the power to make it true.
You may have to work for it, however.
- Richard Bach

Only one who devotes himself to a cause
with his whole strength and soul
can be a true master.
For this reason mastery demands all of a person.
- Albert Einstein

Women are like teabags.
We don't know our true strength
until we are in hot water!
- Eleanor Roosevelt

The secret of making dreams come true
can be summarized in four C's.
They are Curiosity, Confidence, Courage, and Constancy;
and the greatest of these is Confidence.
- Walt Disney

Nobody needs your help.
I know, I know, this is a difficult one. But it is true.
This does not mean no one wants your help,
or that no one could use your help.
It simply means the thought that another
Aspect of Divinity is powerless without you is inaccurate.
- Neale Donald Walsch

Only those who have learned the power
of sincere and selfless contribution
experience life's deepest joy: true fulfillment.
- Tony Robbins

Know that you do not need anyone's permission
to be your true self.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A true friend is someone who
thinks that you are a good egg
even though he knows that
you are slightly cracked.
- Bernard Meltzer

Naturally, every age thinks that all ages before it were prejudiced,
and today we think this more than ever, and are just as wrong
as all previous ages that thought so.
How often have we not seen the truth condemned!
It is sad but unfortunately true that man learns nothing from history.
- Carl Jung

Be true to your work, your word, and your friend.
- Henry David Thoreau

To thine own self be true.
- William Shakespeare

Trust men and they will be true to you;
treat them greatly and they will show themselves great.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Play with life, laugh with life,
dance lightly with life,
and smile at the riddles of life,
knowing that life's only true lessons
are writ small in the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A true "moral compass" never points toward discrimination.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You do not need anyone's permission to be your true self.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Once you have mastered time,
you will understand how true it is that
most people overestimate what
they can accomplish in a year -
and underestimate what
they can achieve in a decade!
- Tony Robbins

We censor our actions, but
our dreams reveal our true character.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The key to happiness is having dreams.
The key to success is making your dreams come true.
- Anonymous

However rare true love may be,
it is less so than true friendship.
- Francois de La Rochefoucauld


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