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More information is always better than less. When people know the reason things are happening, even if it's bad news, they can adjust their expectations and react accordingly. Keeping people in the dark only serves to stir negative emotions.
Bad news travels at the speed of light; good news travels like molasses.
Headlines, in a way, are what mislead you because bad news is a headline, and gradual improvement is not.
I love an underdog. No, I don't necessarily mean the cartoon. I mean like David, as in Goliath, or the Bears, as in The Bad News Bears.
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.
P. J. O'Rourke
In the business world, bad news is usually good news - for somebody else.
In order to produce learned fear, you take a neutral stimulus like a tone, and you pair it with an electrical shock. Tone, shock. Tone, shock. So the animal learns that the tone is bad news. But you can also do the opposite - shock it at other times, but never when the tone comes on.
In nicey-nicey land, you must be happy-clappy and positive all the time - bad news is taboo.
I think cancer is a hard battle to fight alone or with another person at your side, but I will say having someone to pick you up when you fall, stand by your side through every appointment and delivery of bad news, is priceless.
The good news is that Jesus is coming back. The bad news is that he's really pissed off.
I've just had some bad news. Tomorrow is the mother in law's funeral. And she's cancelled it.
Bad news isn't wine. It doesn't improve with age.
The price of being close to the President is delivering bad news. You fail him if you don't tell him the truth. Others won't do it.
The bad news is that 50 people died in a hotel fire; the good news is that we got exclusive footage.
The brains of humans contain a mechanism that is designed to give priority to bad news.
You don't hear things that are bad about your company unless you ask. It is easy to hear good tidings, but you have to scratch to get the bad news.
Thomas J. Watson
Tell your husbands any bad news when everything is calm, not just as they come through the door.
One thing that God revealed to me is that we as Christians are going to have to get a portion of the media so that we can present the good news on a major basis the way that they're presenting the bad news on a major basis.
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 bad news is that only the bad people reach the news because they are noisier.
He who laughs has not yet heard the bad news.
Bad news sells because the amygdala is always looking for something to fear.
Winning the election is a good-news, bad-news kind of thing. Okay, now you're the mayor. The bad news is, now you're the mayor.
The government's view is that the best time to announce bad news, news that it doesn't want the public to dwell on is late on a Friday, when it will wind up in the Saturday papers, which if you were readers, then the week day editions. A holiday weekend is even better.
Bad news: Complainers are rewarded for complaining. Indicative of the victim culture in which we live, people have not only come to expect something for nothing, but are then rewarded for how loudly they can ventilate their sense of having been victims of fraud.
C. S. Lewis
John F. Kennedy
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