Quotation Explorer - 'Negation'

No worse fate can befall a young man or woman than becoming prematurely entrenched in prudence and negation. - Knut Hamsun
That knowledge which purifies the mind and heart alone is true Knowledge, all else is only a negation of Knowledge. - Ramakrishna
Accepting the nonexistence of being,when the absence of existence means the negation of being. - Marieta Maglas- Eschatological Regression
‎"But when I fell in love with black, it contained all color. It wasn’t a negation of color. It was an acceptance. Because black encompasses all colors. Black is the most aristocratic color of all.... You can be quiet and it contains the whole thing." Happy birthday to (1899-1988)! - Louise Nevelson
The ethics of psychiatric therapy is the very negation of the ethics of political liberty. The former embraces absolute power, provided it is used to protect and promote the patient's mental health. The latter rejects absolute power, regardless of its aim or use. - Thomas Szasz
It's impossible for a creative artist to be either a Puritan or a Fascist, because both are a negation of the creative urge. The only things a creative artist can be opposed to are ugliness and injustice. - Liam O'Flaherty
It is a kind of geisha containment, a shutteredness, a withdrawal and negation. It's as if she is capable of sensing when people are on the point of knowing who she is and she sends them a subliminal denial. - Deirdre Madden
Art as the single superior counter-force against all will to negation of life, art as the anti-Christian, anti-Buddhist, anti-Nihilist par excellence. - Friedrich Nietzsche
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