quote by Ed Helms

I feel like I'm worried about my later years in life because I feel like I'm using up so much good karma right now. There's going to be some sort of karmic backlash somewhere down the road.

— Ed Helms

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I think we all have room to grow. I think every Christian really does need to take up their cross in a lot of areas of life and say, "Man, listen, regardless of what kind of backlash I'm going to get, I need to stand for what I believe in."

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I don’t like to live in fear about things like rumors and backlash to begin with - that’s the way I was raised - but I just can’t see what’s so wrong about being gay.

Global interdependence today means that economic disasters in developing countries could create a backlash on developed countries.

I definitely caught a lot of backlash in my situation, not just from students but also from faculty, which was unfortunate, given that I was spending a lot of my time outside school working on a career, which a lot of people didn't really agree with.


All of women's aspirations--whether for education, work, or any form of self-determination--ultimately rest on their ability to decide whether and when to bear children. For this reason, reproductive freedom has always been the most popular item in each of the successive feminist agendas--and the most heavily assaulted target of each backlash.

CGI has a lot of backlash now. I think it's just because there are so many people doing it. It's a tool and it's only as good as the people behind it.

Modern society is perverse, not in spite of its puritanism or as if from a backlash provoked by its hypocrisy; it is in actual fact, and directly, perverse.

Israel must never be expected to jeopardize her security: if she was ever foolish enough to do so, and then suffered for it, the backlash against both honest brokers and Palestinians would be immense - 'land for peace' must also bring peace.

What would you do if someone said to you: "You're so popular right now that you can be on the cover of every magazine, but if you do that, you might get overexposed and a backlash will develop"? That's life. Everything has positive and negative consequences.


I didn't care about the backlash. I think the reason it was so severe was because they didn't know anything about me in New Zealand. If I had made jokes about a shark attack in the US, no one would have cared.

A backlash against women's rights is nothing new.

Indeed it's a recurring phenomenon: it returns every time women begin to make some headway towards equality, a seemingly inevitable early frost to the brief flowerings of feminism.

We are in the midst of a violent backlash againist feminism that uses images of female beauty as political weapons against women's advancement.

I view Linux as something that's not Microsoft - a backlash against Microsoft, no more and no less.

The Lilith Fair thing was Bummer Town - hey, hop aboard the marginalizing train.

I guess you had people come out of that and have careers, but I think there was a pretty intense backlash, too.


There is a backlash against me and everyone who has done buildings that have movement and feeling.

Since governmental quotas expand bureaucratic power, provoke a backlash and are unfair to individuals, we need to find a better way to increase minority opportunities.

When you're out there talking about your faith and what you believe in, you'll face some backlash. But mostly, I've received support.

I never had any backlash from the model-turned-actor thing.

Inevitably it's going to cause some terrible misogynist backlash, and I assume we'll look forward to eight years of jaw-droppingly sexist statements - the way we listened to eight years of racism around the presidency. It will be an argument before it's a conversation. But at least it's being had.


Part of the challenge of the Barack Obama campaign was to try to neutralize that white backlash, and of course, he was masterful in doing that.

The backlash to [Sarah] Palin`s comments was swift, with veterans and veterans` groups criticizing the apparent politicization of post-traumatic stress disorder.

Severe opposition is a measure of success (because) one inevitable result of winning a majority change in consciousness is a backlash from those forces whose power depended on the old one.

You have to be able to swim in backlash.

When reality television really hit, I just had a backlash towards reality.

It seemed like a cheap way to make a product. And then when music reality and 'Idol hit,' I just didn't watch it, it seemed novelty. And of course the story of 'Idol,' this is one of the greatest stories in television history.


Anytime you're the first to speak out against something, there's going to be a backlash.

I've been blessed, because the type I started in was competition based.

It was about being witty and smart and innovative and different. I don't get backlash like some of the reality shows today because that's not who I am.

the heart of the backlash argument: women are better off 'protected' than equal.

The cool thing about the Internet is that it's allowing women more access to their own history.

Wit isn't a useful instrument of defense;

it may make a short-run appeal, but it creates a backlash- one saw this in the Hiss case and the Oppenheimer hearings; certainly one saw it in the trial of Oscar Wilde.


There's backlash about everything I do.

When I kiss a girl for a part, people think it's sexy.

But if two guys kiss, suddenly there's a backlash. It's a double standard.

America is especially sensitive to war weariness, and nothing brings backlash like the perception of defeat. I say “perception” because America is a very all-or-nothing society… We like to know, and for everyone else to know, that our victory wasn’t uncontested, it was positively devastating.

This is why the anti-discrimination principle being enforced is important.

Because it won't stop if some of the underlying biases aren't challenged and surfaced. And that in and of itself creates backlash and denial. This is what I mean when I say better is hard.

European children are educated in a narrative of human tolerance every day, and if you want to be sure to prevent a backlash, you should at least think of bringing Muslim children and teenagers into the fold of that narrative of tolerance.