Quotation Explorer - 'Rejected'

The common theme of common sense is that it’s commonly rejected as uncommonly demanding. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
He was fortified by a memory which kept only the good things and rejected the ill. Despite his sorrows, he had had a fair share of joys and these were ever fresh and accessible. - Evelyn Waugh
We must conduct research and then accept the results. If they don't stand up to experimentation, Buddha's own words must be rejected. - Dalai Lama XIV
To be claimed as a good, though in an improper style, is at least better than being rejected as no good at all. - Jane Austen
He who has rejected his demons badgers us to death with his angels - Henri Michaux
That man who is without religion and mercy should be rejected. A guru without spiritual knowledge should be rejected. The wife with an offensive face should be given up and so should relatives who are without affection. - Chanakya
What a major mistake, having rejected pretty much all of the great talented female artists that have lived throughout the ages, art history is left incomplete. The validity of the written art history is as absent as those women left out. - Siren Waroe
Ours is a world of nuclear giants and ethical infants. We know more about war than we know about peace, more about killing than we know about living. We have grasped the mystery of the atom and rejected the Sermon on the Mount. - Omar Nelson Bradley
In the end, people will not be judged by the darkness they lived in, but by the light they rejected. - Anthony Liccione
It's hypocritical to expect a job based on a curriculum built out of companies that for whatever reason rejected you. - Daniel Marques
Resignation is what kills people. Once they've rejected resignation, humans gain the privilege of making humanity their footpath. - Kohta Hirano
Do not consider his appearance or his height, for I have rejected him. The Lord does not look at the things people look at. People look at the outward appearance, but the Lord looks at the heart. - Anonymous
That's my fault, of course, because I behaved stupidly, like a child, because I didn't like feeling rejected. I need to learn to lose a little better. - Paula Hawkins
I knew I was putting you under immense pressure when I rejected your work the other day. I set an impossible deadline - yet you have met it with work that I can only call outstanding. As your teacher, I had to push you to your limits so that you could recognize your own true potential. - A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
When desire, having rejected reason and overpowered judgment which leads to right, is set in the direction of the pleasure which beauty can inspire . . . - Socrates
In every work of genius we recognize our own rejected thoughts; they come back to us with a certain alienated majesty. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
In every work of genius we see our own rejected thoughts. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
A book gets rejected because it's not ready to be published. - Gina B. Nahai
As writers, we should remind ourselves, and each other, that Jane Austen and JK Rowling got rejected by publishers, too. - Joanne Van Leerdam
Friendship was a concept men bandied about to save face when they were rejected. - Courtney Milan
My life is a series of invitations accepted and invitations rejected, and the place I now find myself is often a result of accepting the wrong invitations and rejecting the right ones. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Whatever is rejected from the self, appears in the world as an event. - C.G. Jung
Christmas is a holiday that persecutes the lonely, the frayed, and the rejected.
When a thought is too weak to be expressed simply, it should be rejected. - Marquis de Vauvenargues
Literature simply becomes richer after you've been fired, rejected, stranded, or had to change a few midnight diapers. - Christian Bauman
Satan rejected my soul; as low as he goes,he never quite goes this low. - Morrissey
From an author's point of view, the most painful and dangerous weapon ain't no gun or blade, but a piece of paper with the word rejected on it. - Anonymous
This manuscript of yours that has just come back from another editor is a precious package. Don't consider it rejected. Consider that you've addressed it 'to the editor who can appreciate my work' and it has simply come back stamped 'Not at this address'. Just keep looking for the right address. - Barbara Kingsolver
The unconscious is the true accumulation of your history. It can be accepted or rejected but it can't fundamentally be altered. - Stefan Molyneux
Rejection isn't failure. Failure is giving up. Everybody gets rejected. It's how you handle it that determines where you'll end up. - Richard Castle
If you feel rejected by others, do not deprive yourself. There will always be someone who will accept of who you are and your hopes would be fulfilled if you are persistent with yourself. - Saaif Alam
What a day! She had gotten fired, sat in God-knows-what, got rained on, got caught in a traffic jam, been rejected three times, and, as if that weren't enough sponged on by a mooch of an alien knight who claimed he was protecting her from household appliances.Knight of a Trillion stars - Dara Joy
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