The bad news is you're falling through the air, nothing to hang on to, no parachute. The good news is, there's no ground.— Chogyam Trungpa
Passioned Bad News quotations
One bad chapter does not mean your story is over.
The good news is that the bad news can be turned into good news when you change your attitude.
The gospel is only good news when we understand the bad news.
If you have a bad thought about yourself, tell it to go to hell because that is exactly where it came from.
Never awake me when you have good news to announce, because with good news nothing presses; but when you have bad news, arouse me immediately, for then there is not an instant to be lost.
The good news is that Jesus is coming back. The bad news is that he's really pissed off.
Good news is only really good to those directly involved.
Most people lead such futile and useless lives that only bad news makes them feel better. If not better, certainly gooder. If one cannot gain recognition for anything else, he can rest well with the assurance that he is "good", which in most case equates with "right".
Persist to overcome. He that can't endure the bad, will not live to see the good.
The good news about computers is that they do what you tell them to do.
The bad news is that they do what you tell them to do.
The news media are, for the most part, the bringers of bad news.
.. and it's not entirely the media's fault, bad news gets higher ratings and sells more papers than good news.
The good news is that Jesus is praying for us. The bad news is that we are going to need it!
Never regret a day in your life: good days give happiness, bad days give experience, worst days give lessons, and best days give memories.
These are challenging times for all Americans.
We face the specter of war abroad and a steady stream of bad economic news at home.
I think watching the TV news is bad for you.
It is bad for your physical health and your mental health.
Embrace bad news to learn where you need the most improvement.
If you love deeply, you're going to get hurt badly. But it's still worth it.
I suffered most inconvenience from the difficulty of getting news from the civilised world down river, from the irregularity of receipt of letters, parcels of books and periodicals, and towards the latter part of my residence from ill health arising from bad and insufficient food.
Something coming back from the dead was almost always bad news.
Movies taught me that. For every one Jesus you get a million zombies.
Christianity is not about good people getting better.
It is good news for bad people coping with their failure to be good.
If you want to be good at something, you must first be willing to be bad at it.
Don't hide bad news. With multiple information channels available, bad news always becomes known. Be candid right from the start.
Convert bad news to good news.
You cover the bad news about America.
You do. But you don't get up in the morning hating your country. And so, until somebody shows me lines at the border trying to get out, I think there's some good news.
There is a battle of two wolves inside us all. One is evil. It is anger, jealousy, greed, resentment, lies, inferiority and ego. The other is good. It is joy, peace, love, hope, humility, kindness, empathy and truth. The wolf that wins? The one you feed.
A man goes to the doctor for a check, and the doctor exams him and says I've got bad news, you've got cancer and alzheimers. The man goes Thank god I don't have cancer.
Somehow, bad news, however ridden with static, however filled with echoes, always manages to be conveyed.
Nothing travels faster than the speed of light, with the possible exception of bad news, which obeys its own special laws.
You have to fight through the bad days in order to earn the best days.
Bad news, Harry. I've just been to see Professor McGonagall about the Firebolt. She – er, got a bit shirty with me. Told me I'd got my priorities wrong. Seemed to think I cared more about winning the Cup than I do about staying alive. Just because I told her I didn't care if it threw you off, as long as you caught the Snitch first.
The doctor told Phil, my then husband, that my condition was really bad news.
They had found an artery tearing and said I could die. They said they could try to patch it up but it could go horribly wrong. It all turned out okay in the end but it was touch and go.
Tell your husbands any bad news when everything is calm, not just as they come through the door.
You will have bad times, but they will always wake you up to the stuff you weren't paying attention to.
Strategically, a major function of the CEO is to look for bad news and encourage the organization to respond to it. Employees must be encouraged to share bad news as much as good news.
The good news is that going blind is not going to make you as unhappy as you think it will. The bad news is that winning the lottery will not make you as happy as you expect.
The good news is that, according to the Obama administration, the rich will pay for everything. The bad news is that, according to the Obama administration, you're rich.
Discipline your mind to see the good in every situation and look on the best side of every event.
Bad news isn't wine. It doesn't improve with age.
We cannot make good news out of bad practice.
The bad news motivated the drill instructors that much more.
Do not speak badly of yourself. For the warrior within hears your words and is lessened by them.
But by showing us live coverage of every bad thing happening everywhere in the world, cable news makes life seem like it's just an endless string of disasters - when, for most people in most places today, life is fairly good.
If competitors don't like our two to one advantage, dominating market share with both SP and DS, well, I've got bad news. Because we just made it two and a half to one.
In the business world, bad news is usually good news - for somebody else.