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  1. Picture quote by Sayings about society

    Society is not only defined by what it creates, but by what it refuses to destroy. ⏤ Sayings


  2. Picture quote by Albert Camus about inner

    Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is. ⏤ Albert Camus


  3. Picture quote by Lolly Daskal about courage

    Courage is refusing to be a slave to fear. ⏤ Lolly Daskal


  4. Picture quote by Orlando A. Battista about attitude

    An error does not become a mistake, until you refuse to correct it. ⏤ Orlando A. Battista


  5. Picture quote by Soren Kierkegaard about boredom

    Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself. ⏤ Soren Kierkegaard


  6. Picture quote about change

    You can't change what you refuse to confront.


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Anyone can make an error. But that error doesn't become a mistake until you refuse to correct it.

Timothy Zahn

I like people who refuse to speak until they are ready to speak.

Lillian Hellman

I am no longer sure of anything. If I satiate my desires, I sin but I deliver myself from them; if I refuse to satisfy them, they infect the whole soul.

Jean-Paul Sartre

It's a funny thing about life: if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you very often get it.

W. Somerset Maugham

We have always found the Irish a bit odd. They refuse to be English.

Winston Churchill

They claim this mother of ours, the Earth, for their own use, and fence their neighbors away from her, and deface her with their buildings and their refuse.

Sitting Bull

Before I refuse to take your questions, I have an opening statement.

Ronald Reagan

I'm nihilistic, antagonistic, violent, horrible - but not obliterated, yet. I just refuse to be beaten down. I think it's stubborness that keeps me going.

Lydia Lunch

It is kindness to immediately refuse what you intend to deny.

Publilius Syrus

Nonviolence means avoiding not only external physical violence but also internal violence of spirit. You not only refuse to shoot a man, but you refuse to hate him.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

I refuse to lie to children.

Maurice Sendak

I am only one, but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something; and because I cannot do everything, I will not refuse to do something that I can do.

Helen Keller

Keep your feet on the ground, but let your heart soar as high as it will. Refuse to be average or to surrender to the chill of your spiritual environment.

Arthur Helps

What is true of the individual will be tomorrow true of the whole nation if individuals will but refuse to lose heart and hope.

Mahatma Gandhi

I think there's something peculiar about me that I haven't died. It doesn't make sense but I refuse to die.

Judy Garland

A lot of people refuse to do things because they don't want to go naked, don't want to go without guarantee. But that's what's got to happen. You go naked until you die.

Nikki Giovanni

Many African leaders refuse to send their troops on peace keeping missions abroad because they probably need their armies to intimidate their own populations.

Kofi Annan

Not a few other very eminent and scholarly men made the same request, urging that I should no longer through fear refuse to give out my work for the common benefit of students of Mathematics.

Nicolaus Copernicus

I refuse to join any club that would have me as a member.

Groucho Marx

A Bill of Rights is what the people are entitled to against every government, and what no just government should refuse, or rest on inference.

Thomas Jefferson

To me that's part of my working day, and I would never refuse a job where I'm under several hours of makeup, because as an actor, I enjoy performing. It's about the creation of the character and the art to me, not about being comfortable and how long it all takes.

Warwick Davis

Hip-hop can be limiting and I refuse to accept limits.

LL Cool J

I absolutely refuse the fame part of my business. I refuse even the money side of my business. I try to do as good work as I can do, I try to grow in my art and reach for truth. That's what I want from my art, that's what I aspire to.

Connie Nielsen

I refuse to feel guilty. I feel guilty about too much in my life but not about money. I went through periods when I had nothing, so somebody in my family has to get stinkin' wealthy.

Jim Carrey

I refuse to spend my life worrying about what I eat. There is no pleasure worth forgoing just for an extra three years in the geriatric ward.

John Mortimer

Unjust. How many times I've used that word, scolded myself with it. All I mean by it now is that I don't have the final courage to say that I refuse to preside over violations against myself, and to hell with justice.

Lillian Hellman

Whether they give or refuse, it delights women just the same to have been asked.

Ovid

Nature can refuse to speak but she cannot give a wrong answer.

Charles Brenton Huggins

We are rich only through what we give, and poor only through what we refuse.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

There are always things to examine. What's great is not feeling that I have to refuse any of them. Maybe no good from a PR perspective, but from the point of view of everyday life, it keeps things interesting.

Fred Frith

I refuse to confide and don't like it when people write about art.

Balthus

Artists are just children who refuse to put down their crayons.

Al Hirschfeld

Let women issue a declaration of independence sexually, and absolutely refuse to cohabit with men until they are acknowledged as equals in everything, and the victory would be won in a single week.

Victoria Woodhull

If Congress refuse to listen to and grant what women ask, there is but one course left then to pursue. What is there left for women to do but to become the mothers of the future government?

Victoria Woodhull

By what right do you refuse to accept the vote of a citizen of the United States?

Victoria Woodhull

I refuse to be pushed around anymore.

Loretta Lynn

Never refuse an assignment except when there is a conflict of interest, a potential of danger to you or your family, or you hold a strongly biased attitude about the subject under focus.

Jessica Savitch

We were totally unprepared for such a large quantity of visitors, and in view of the preservation of the antiquities they being very crowded and in poor preservation, we were obliged to refuse admission until some preparation was made to safeguard the objects.

Howard Carter

The epic poet collaborates with the spirit of his time in the composition of his work. That is, if he is successful; the time may refuse to work with him, but he may not refuse to work with his time.

Lascelles Abercrombie

As a woman I can't go to war, and I refuse to send anyone else.

Jeannette Rankin

What do you do if you are asked to do a job, first by the Prime Minister, and then by the King? How can you refuse?

Lord Mountbatten

An age is called Dark not because the light fails to shine, but because people refuse to see it.

James A. Michener

We have to wake up. We have to refuse to be a clone.

Alice Walker

Tell me, why is the media here so negative? Why are we in India so embarrassed to recognise our own strengths, our achievements? We are such a great nation. We have so many amazing success stories but we refuse to acknowledge them. Why?

A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

I refuse to be held responsible for bringing back a wave of pasty-faced people into the world.

Brian Molko

In general my children refuse to eat anything that hasn't danced in television.

Erma Bombeck

Hopefully, nations will refuse to accept a situation in which nuclear accidents actually do occur, and, if at all possible, they will do something to correct a system which makes them likely.

Herman Kahn

The United States and our allies are determined: we refuse to live in the shadow of this ultimate danger.

George W. Bush

Don't fear failure so much that you refuse to try new things. The saddest summary of a life contains three descriptions: could have, might have, and should have.

Louis E. Boone

Every day President Bush and Congress refuse to fulfill their obligation to special ed is another day Wisconsin property taxpayers are stuck with the bill. It's unfair, irresponsible and must stop.

Jim Doyle

I refuse to stand up in front of a rabbi and my friends and the woman I love - who I will tell you I can love with all my heart - and promise she will be the only one I will ever have until the day I die. That's a lie.

Gene Simmons

In the name of the constitution of Texas, which has been trampled upon, I refuse to take this oath. I love Texas too well to bring civil strife and bloodshed upon her.

Sam Houston

I think art is the only thing that's spiritual in the world. And I refuse to forced to believe in other people's interpretations of God. I don't think anybody should be. No one person can own the copyright to what God means.

Marilyn Manson

Those who enjoy their own emotionally bad health and who habitually fill their own minds with the rank poisons of suspicion, jealousy and hatred, as a rule take umbrage at those who refuse to do likewise, and they find a perverted relief in trying to denigrate them.

Johannes Brahms

I refuse to dance. And I can't dance anyway. I'm not in a band for that.

Liam Gallagher

Americans are people who prefer the Continent to their own country, but refuse to learn its languages.

Edward V. Lucas

I know it is a somewhat delicate matter to refuse a gift, but in this case the statue is so atrocious that every endeavour should be made to keep it out of the church.

Giles Gilbert Scott

Some days it is a heroic act just to refuse the paralysis of fear and straighten up and step into another day.

Edward Albert

I refuse to answer on the ground that this might be incriminating.

Ethel Rosenberg

It is immoral from almost any point of view to refuse to defend yourself and others from very grave and terrible threats, even as there are limits to the means that can be used in such defense.

Herman Kahn

The current system punishes communities which make the investment in creating landfills, only to have them filled by states which refuse to adequately address their waste issues.

Paul Gillmor

In addition the bill would expand an existing law "conscience clause" that protects physician training programs that refuse to provide training for abortion procedures.

Ken Calvert

I think it's perfectly just to refuse service to anyone based on behavior, but not based on race or religion.

Dean Koontz

Now I am a writer who can command fairly good payments from magazines with large circulations, I very often refuse to write for them and still write sometimes for small magazines for nothing.

George Woodcock

My belief in God is responsible for what I am... How can I refuse to talk about something which is so much a prt of my life both as a man and as a actor?

Robert Vaughn

We continue to subsidize highways and aviation, but when it comes to our passenger rail system, we refuse to provide the money Amtrak needs to survive.

Corrine Brown

If there's specific resistance to women making movies, I just choose to ignore that as an obstacle for two reasons: I can't change my gender, and I refuse to stop making movies.

Kathryn Bigelow

Every minute you are thinking of evil, you might have been thinking of good instead. Refuse to pander to a morbid interest in your own misdeeds. Pick yourself up, be sorry, shake yourself, and go on again.

Evelyn Underhill

I refuse to be crude and selfish in any way.

DeForest Kelley

Whenever culture has gone through a radical change, as ours has - from industrial age to information age - there are people who will deny that things have changed; they resist it and refuse to change.

Daniel Greenberg

It is amazing how the public steadfastly refuse to attend the third day of a match when so often the last day produces the best and most exciting cricket.

Frank Woolley

Likewise today, some Christians are content to merely exist until they die. They don't want to risk anything, to believe God, to grow or mature. They refuse to believe his Word, and have become hardened in their unbelief. Now they're living just to die.

David Wilkerson

You know your children are growing up when they stop asking you where they came from and refuse to tell you where they're going.

P. J. O'Rourke

If we refuse to accept as inevitable the irresponsibility and educational unconcern of the adolescent culture, then this poses a serious challenge.

James S. Coleman

Exactly Straight women who surround themselves only with gay men or white people who refuse any other race into their circles are unhealthy and it has more to do with one's individual fear and individual closets.

Judith Light

I've been in Vegas. That's where you get into the money thing. Boy, you get greedy in Vegas, you know. That's the only place that you can bet $25, get it up to $500 and refuse to quit.

Louie Anderson

To read a newspaper is to refrain from reading something worth while. The first discipline of education must therefore be to refuse resolutely to feed the mind with canned chatter.

Aleister Crowley

The Pentagon can't even audit its own books. It doesn't even know where its money is going. And we refuse to have the tough forces go on the Pentagon so that at least they are efficient with the money they're spending.

Tom Coburn

In December, I agreed to extend the tax cuts for the wealthiest Americans because it was the only way I could prevent a tax hike on middle-class Americans. But we cannot afford $1 trillion worth of tax cuts for every millionaire and billionaire in our society. We can't afford it. And I refuse to renew them again.

Barack Obama

I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become a reality... I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

I will not bond. I will not share. I refuse to nurture.

Denis Leary

Refuse to be average. Let your heart soar as high as it will.

Aiden Wilson Tozer

I am invisible, understand, simply because people refuse to see me.

Ralph Ellison

I'm a person that carries everything that happened to me in my past, with me into the future. I refuse to let it make me bitter. I still completely believe in love and I remain open to anything that will happen to me.

Nicole Kidman

We can only refuse to let fear erase our cherished events and ideals.

Amby Burfoot

I refuse to admit that I am more than fifty-two, even if that does make my sons illegitimate.

Nancy Astor

The sorrow for the dead is the only sorrow from which we refuse to be divorced. Every other wound we seek to heal - every other affliction to forget: but this wound we consider it a duty to keep open - this affliction we cherish and brood over in solitude.

Washington Irving

I am not only a pacifist but a militant pacifist. I am willing to fight for peace. Nothing will end war unless the people themselves refuse to go to war.

Albert Einstein

Independent media can go to where the silence is and break the sound barrier, doing what the corporate networks refuse to do.

Amy Goodman

There comes a point when a man must refuse to answer to his leader if he is also to answer to his own conscience.

Hartley William Shawcross

I refuse to go into a fast-food outlet - to use the toilet even - in case anyone got the wrong idea and thought I was sneaking in a quick burger.

Jonny Wilkinson

I've had some threaten not to give Communion to me, even though they don't know my position, just because I'm a Democrat. I've had cardinals refuse to shake my hand because I'm a Democrat.

Bart Stupak

I wish the government and the Minister of Justice would address these legal and constitutional arguments, but they refuse to. They want Canadians to go blindly into their brave new world, but it is not wise for a society to move blindly in any direction.

Stockwell Day

I have sung for Americans of every political persuasion, and I am proud that I never refuse to sing to an audience, no matter what religion or color of their skin, or situation in life.

Pete Seeger

I would not rule out going to Israel because I disapprove of the foreign policy any more than I would refuse to play in the UK because I disapprove of Tony Blair's foreign policy.

Roger Waters

I am an invisible man. I am a man of substance, of flesh and bone, fiber and liquids - and I might even be said to possess a mind. I am invisible, understand, simply because people refuse to see me.

Ralph Ellison

If you are Iraqi, you know who I am... and you know that I do not tire. I am the president of Iraq and I refuse to answer these questions because this court is illegitimate.

Saddam Hussein

Europe should stick to an open economy, to competition and we should refuse protectionism. It will not save one single job in the long run to protect non-competitive industries.

Anders Fogh Rasmussen

I cannot help fearing that men may reach a point where they look on every new theory as a danger, every innovation as a toilsome trouble, every social advance as a first step toward revolution, and that they may absolutely refuse to move at all.

Alexis de Tocqueville

The more we refuse to buy into our inner critics - and our external ones too - the easier it will get to have confidence in our choices, and to feel comfortable with who we are - as women and as mothers.

Arianna Huffington

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