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Negative freedom is freedom from - freedom from oppression, whether it's a colonial power or addiction to alcohol oppressing you. You need to be freed from negative freedom. Positive freedom is freedom for, freedom to be. And that's what's routinely ignored today.
There's a lot of mediocrity being celebrated, and a lot of wonderful stuff being ignored or discouraged.
Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.
If you're being ignored, that's a good time to concentrate on finding yourself and creating your own mystery.
The voice of the intelligence is drowned out by the roar of fear. It is ignored by the voice of desire. It is contradicted by the voice of shame. It is biased by hate and extinguished by anger. Most of all it is silenced by ignorance.
Karl A. Menninger
All political thinking for years past has been vitiated in the same way. People can foresee the future only when it coincides with their own wishes, and the most grossly obvious facts can be ignored when they are unwelcome.
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.
When passerby's ignore homeless people, they don't know if that was a man or woman in uniform previously. They should not be invisible. They cannot be ignored.
Social conditions that spur large numbers of people into action are ignored in favor of a Hollywood version of history focusing on one conquering hero. Since a movement for social change is embodied in its leader, death of the leader means death of the movement.
Patricia Hill Collins
Every blessing ignored becomes a curse.
Nowadays, many Americans have forgotten the meaning and traditions of Memorial Day. At cemeteries across the country, the graves of the fallen are sadly ignored, and worse, neglected.
Failures are expected by losers, ignored by winners.
It is impossible to treat a child too well. Children are spoiled by being ignored too much or by harshness, not by kindness.
I wasn't bullied in high school, I was just ignored.
Everyone wants to be liked; everyone wants approval. No one likes being ignored.
Californians devised a system of electricity sales that ignored every dimension of the free market.
P. J. O'Rourke
I just want to make a point that it's not just great teachers that sometimes shape your life. Sometimes it's the absence of great teachers that shapes your life and being ignored can be just as good for a person as being lauded.
The lessons of the past are ignored and obliterated in a contemporary antagonism known as the generation gap.
Spiro T. Agnew
The whole world is starting to realize that it was the most unwise thing for our society to have ignored women power, to run the society with male priorities.
I don't believe that the Bush Administration had something to do with September 11th. I do believe that there were a lot of warning signals, but I don't think they were ignored on purpose - Bush just wanted to go to the ranch for a month.
As a matter of fact, I deliberately look for the mundane, because I feel these stories are ignored. The most influential things that happen to virtually all of us are the things that happen on a daily basis. Not the traumas.
If I'd trusted myself and listened to myself all the times that I ignored myself, I would have been fine. But everyone has to learn their lesson, and now I've got it.
Life tends to be an accumulation of a lot of mundane decisions, which often gets ignored.
We need women at all levels, including the top, to change the dynamic, reshape the conversation, to make sure women's voices are heard and heeded, not overlooked and ignored.
I don't mind what the critics say, so long as I get some reaction. The worst thing is to be ignored.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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