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Ignoring fame was my rebellion, in a funny way. I was insistent on being normal and doing normal things. It probably wasn't advisable to go to college in America and room with a complete stranger. And it probably wasn't wise to share a bathroom with eight other people in a coed dorm. Looking back, that was crazy.
All of us make mistakes. The key is to acknowledge them, learn, and move on. The real sin is ignoring mistakes, or worse, seeking to hide them.
There is a quality even meaner than outright ugliness or disorder, and this meaner quality is the dishonest mask of pretended order, achieved by ignoring or suppressing the real order that is struggling to exist and to be served.
Patience doesn't mean making a pact with the devil of denial, ignoring our emotions and aspirations. It means being wholeheartedly engaged in the process that's unfolding, rather than ripping open a budding flower or demanding a caterpillar hurry up and get that chrysalis stage over with.
Ignoring all prejudices of caste, creed, class, color, sex, or race, a swami follows the precepts of human brotherhood. His goal is absolute unity with Spirit.
When you have good friends you've been around, every time they talk, you don't give them your full attention. You don't look them in the eye and stop. Half the time, you're listening, half the time, you are ignoring them.
You can't crush ideas by suppressing them. You can only crush them by ignoring them.
There is no philosophy without the art of ignoring objections.
Joseph de Maistre
Your fears never go away. You just get more comfortable ignoring them.
Ignoring negative things that need to be changed is destructive and does nothing to alleviate negativity. Instead, we should focus on the way we're treating other people in our brief interactions with them.
In the 21st century, white America got a wake-up call after 9/11/01. White America and the western world came to realize that people of color had not gone away, faded into the woodwork or just 'disappeared' as the Great White West kept on its merry way of ignoring black concerns.
That's when you know you really fit with someone - when you can just sit there and not do anything. Kind of ignoring each other.
Marina and the Diamonds
Ignoring facts does not make them go away.
Community organizing is all about building grassroots support. It's about identifying the people around you with whom you can create a common, passionate cause. And it's about ignoring the conventional wisdom of company politics and instead playing the game by very different rules.
Man seems to insist on ignoring the lessons available from history.
Firefighters go where they're needed, sometimes ignoring the dangers even when no one is inside a burning building to be saved.
You don't get unity by ignoring the questions that have to be faced.
My first serious girlfriend, when I was 16, was Mormon. I went to her house for 'family home evening,' and I was like, 'Why aren't you people ignoring each other and watching television?'
People started saying I was ignoring my country, making up stories about me. Ludicrous things, like that I throw tea on my assistants.
Ignoring a child's disrespect is the surest guarantee that it will continue.
Fred G. Gosman
Every moment in our lives is a miracle we should enjoy instead of ignoring.
I'm tired of ignoring that I march to a different beat.
I was diagnosed with asthma when I was 18 during my freshman year at UCLA. I refused to accept it - and I hid it from my coaches and teammates. But ignoring my problem didn't make it go away.
Markets are lethal, if only because of ignoring externalities, the impacts of their transactions on the environment.
Practical politics consists in ignoring facts.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
C. S. Lewis
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