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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.
Headlines, in a way, are what mislead you because bad news is a headline, and gradual improvement is not.
The good news is that Jesus is coming back. The bad news is that he's really pissed off.
In the business world, bad news is usually good news - for somebody else.
Bad news travels at the speed of light; good news travels like molasses.
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
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.
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've just had some bad news. Tomorrow is the mother in law's funeral. And she's cancelled it.
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 bad news is that 50 people died in a hotel fire; the good news is that we got exclusive footage.
We always like to keep our children in a kind of bubble and censor the bad news about the world. We like to tell them the world is full of benevolent, nice people.
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 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.
He who laughs has not yet heard the bad news.
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
Experts say that Iraq may have nuclear weapons. That's bad news - they may have a nuclear bomb. Now the good news is that they have to drop it with a camel.
Bad news isn't wine. It doesn't improve with age.
Things will absolutely go wrong. In a healthy team, as soon as things go wrong, that information should be surfaced. Trying to hide or obscure bad news creates an environment of distrust or lack of transparency.
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.
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 bad news is that only the bad people reach the news because they are noisier.
Bad news sells because the amygdala is always looking for something to fear.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Leonardo da Vinci
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