Rejection Related Quotes



You have to know how to accept rejection and reject acceptance.

Ray Bradbury


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Acceptance, under someone else's terms, is worse than rejection.

Mary Cassatt


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A pure style in writing results from the rejection of everything superfluous.

Suzanne Curchod


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I love my rejection slips. They show me I try.

Sylvia Plath


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The recurring theme which predisposes people to depression is rejection and lack of self-esteem.

Richard Winters


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Levin scowled. The humiliation of his rejection stung him to the heart, as though it were a fresh wound he had only just received. But he was at home, and at home the very walls are a support.

Leo Tolstoy


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Many of the pains and efforts taken to deal with the contemporary marriage are dominated by considerations of well-being, happiness, and biology. This corresponds to the position of contemporary psychology, which distinguishes itself through a deep skepticism amounting to a rejection of anything transcendent.

Adolf Guggenbhuhl-craig


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The desire to be different from the people we live with is sometimes the result of our rejection- real or imagined- by them.

Eric Hoffer


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To be a writer is to embrace rejection as a way of life.

Dana Stabenow


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I seemed to recall some words from an old Zen master, something like, "My Zen cuts down mountains." My rejection of Buddhism was a cutting down of mountains; that is precisely how it felt to me.

Quentin S. Crisp


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