Refusal Quotes

"Boredom is the root of all e...

"Boredom is the root of all evil – the despairing refusal to be oneself." --Soren Kierkegaard
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Querulous self-righteousness, combined with a refusa...

Querulous self-righteousness, combined with a refusal to look inwards or to examine ones own conduct and motives, is characteristic of our age. - Theodore Dalrymple
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β€œI finished my first book seventy-six years ago. I offered it to every publisher on the English-s...

β€œI finished my first book seventy-six years ago. I offered it to every publisher on the English-speaking earth I had ever heard of. Their refusals were unanimous: and it did not get into print until, fifty years later; publishers would publish anything that had my name on it.” ― George Bernard Shaw
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The refusal to take ...

The refusal to take a stand is a stand in itself. β€”Leonard Pitts Jr.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 02
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"True ignorance is not the ab...

"True ignorance is not the absence of knowledge, but the refusal to acquire it." ~ Karl Popper
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β€œWe only become what we are by the radi...

β€œWe only become what we are by the radical and deep-seated refusal of that which others have made of us.” -Jean-Paul Sartre
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"The trouble is that we have a bad habit of considering happiness as something rather s...

"The trouble is that we have a bad habit of considering happiness as something rather stupid. Only pain is intellectual, only evil interesting. This is the treason of the artist: a refusal to admit the banality of evil and the terrible boredom of pain." Ursula Le Guin
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"We only become what we are by the radi...

"We only become what we are by the radical and deep-seated refusal of that which others have made of us." - Jean-Paul Satre
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 01
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