Quotes on Rejection

What we once fling away never comes again to us. Ethel M. Dell

I am Joe's Enraged, Inflamed, sense of rejection. Chuck Palahniuk

They say that breaking up is hard to do, now I know, I know that it's true. Neil Sedaka

I never had a rejection slip in my life. Truman Capote

Don't get down on yourself when you get rejection letters. Vantile Whitfield

Everyone fears rejection. Derek Jeter

Often, out of our greatest rejection comes our greatest direction. Joel Osteen

Every 'no' means you are that much closer to a 'yes. Lois Lowry

Authors always take rejection badly. They equate it with infanticide. P D James

Humankind can tolerate only so much rejection. William Boyd

She's perfect, so flawless, I'm not impressed. John Mayer

Rejection reveals your character. Robert G Allen

Dont get discouraged from all the rejection. Joey King

Rejection is God's protection. Jillian Michaels

Be stimulated by rejection Bob Gill

Don't let the sun go down on me. Elton John

Maybe you simply criticized someone you hardly knew. You ruined part of their life. For them, part of your life, too. Warren Zevon

This time I hurt her more than she loves me. Conway Twitty

What bothers me most is that I don't bother you. Waylon Jennings

You don't dig me, I don't understand what it is, I had my car reupholstered. Frank Zappa

To be no part of any body, is to be nothing. John Donne

Rejection is good for the soul. Eva Mendes

Rejection is the greatest aphrodisiac. Madonna Ciccone

I tell ya when I was a kid, all I knew was rejection. My yo-yo, it never came back. Rodney Dangerfield

Don't misinterpret God's silence as rejection. T. B. Joshua

Rejection kills, disappointment only maims. Janeane Garofalo

Give rejection the finger, and rejection gives it back. Kevin Dutton

When I finished the book [The Dissemblers], I sent it to one billion agents, and got one billion rejections. Liza Campbell

You get used to the rejection and you don't take it personally. Daniel Craig

You've got to love this business. You have to be able to take rejection. Jessica Biel

Acting is a life of rejection. Lauren Bacall

I don't really have disappointments, because I build myself up for rejection. Nicholas Hoult

You're going to have more rejection than acceptance. Barry Mann

Learn from the rejection and turn it into an opportunity! Mary Engelbreit

Like skateboarders, writers live by rejection; like writers, any skater worth his salt must have the single-minded tenacity of a wiener dog. Bret Anthony Johnston

An objection is not a rejection; it is simply a request for more information Bo

New Zealand totally rejects Japan's proposals to double the number of whales slaughtered in the Southern Ocean Chris Carter

If you live for people's acceptance you will die from their rejection LeCrae

If you get condemnation out of the Gospel, you put the condemnation into it yourselves! It is not the Gospel, but your rejection of it that will condemn you. Charles Spurgeon

Respect depicts acceptance while disrespect is rejection. Fawad Afzal Khan

Much more prevalent than physical fear is the fear of criticism, rejection, and verbal opposition. Derek A. Cuthbert

I quickly learned that if I kept at it and plowed right through the rejections I would eventually get somebody to buy my wares. Charles R. Schwab

I'm free to give my love, but you're not the one I'm thinking of. Neil Young

Is it my sweat that's no longer sweet? Rod Stewart

I've been flushed from the bathroom of your heart. Johnny Cash

Rejection is the natural course of things. Eric Walters

It is necessary to put yourself out for rejection, and accept that you will be rejected. Robert Genn

The severing of an established connection is exponentially more painful than the rejection of an attempted connection. David Foster Wallace

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

Rejection is a cancer, Edie. It eats away at a person. Kate Morton

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

Chastening is a mark of affection, not a sign of rejection. Max Anders

Every successful author I know faced crushing rejection early on, and they got back up and kept going. Karin Slaughter

Influence is a matter of selection - both acceptance and rejection. Edward Albee

Rejections, explanations, or corrigendum only waste your time and through them, the enemy wants you to engage in things which are not of use to you. These things are pulling you away from your cause. Osama Bin Laden

Finally, I found a wonderful agent who wanted to work with me, and she sent it to one billion publishers and received one billion rejections, until I was fortunate enough to be matched up with the Permanent Press. Liza Campbell

Learn to take rejection, keep fit and work only with the best in your field. Elaine Paige

When you can't figure out what to do, it's time for a nap. Mason Cooley

Over emphatic negatives always suggest that what is being denied may be what is really being asserted. Jonathan Raban

Our rejection of the occupier at heart is resistance. Muqtada Al Sadr

I always feel like rejection is my petrol. That's what keeps me going. Laura Kightlinger

You've got to really be able to accept the rejection. Barry Mann

When you're fired, you're rejected. It's as simple as that. Harvey Mackay

When you are an actor, rejection and disappointment are an occupational hazard. David Morrissey

Rejection-and the fear of rejection-is the biggest impediment we face to choosing ourselves. James Altucher

Refuse to let the fear of rejection hold you back. Remember, rejection is never personal. Brian Tracy

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

I had never seen a woman in such despair before. It was worse than death, it was a constant longing for death and a constant rejection of life. She lived like darkness in her own day. Philippa Gregory

When you're just an actor, maybe not the top of the list guys, you get constant rejection and it's fun. David Arquette

As a writer, the worst thing you can do is work in an environment of fear of rejection. Carol Leifer

For over a year I continued to submit mss, and have them rejected - the last few with rejection letters indicated the story was pretty good, but I was American. Nora Roberts

Don't let anyone, or any rejection, keep you from what you want. Ashley Tisdale

Gay parenting is a rejection of God's law engraved in our hearts Pope Francis

I need work. I still audition for work. I dont get offered things out of nowhere. I have to work hard, still, and I get a lot of rejections. It just goes on and on. Bojana Novakovic

My parents didnt want me to be an actor. They didnt think I could take the rejection, and I have to say they were probably right. Rupert Penry-Jones

I have said no To everything, in order to get at myself. I have wiped away moonlight like mud.... Wallace Stevens

Being overly sensitive to rejection can become a destructive virus. Robert Herjavec

Beware of allowing a tactless word, a rebuttal, a rejection to obliterate the whole sky Anais Nin

Rejection is a gift and failure is the best educator, so when someone knocks you down, get back up! Kathy Ireland

The ultimate ignorance is the rejection of something you know nothing about, yet refuse to investigate. Wayne Dyer



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