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The really great novel tends to be the exact negative of its author's life.
Look closer at the stress in your own life and you can identify that negative emotions are always built on counterfactual statements.
Andrew J. Bernstein
Even if a woman is abused a very long time ago, it comes out in her life in a negative way.
Negative views of Pakistan expressed by prominent members of the global business community are taken more seriously by government functionaries than are appeals by human rights groups.
I adore John Mayer. I don't see how anything that surrounds John could be negative.
I embrace treats, but I'm also very wary of treats. Treats help us feel energized, appreciated, and enthusiastic - but very often, the things we choose as 'treats' aren't good for us. The pleasure lasts a minute, but then feelings of guilt, loss of control, and other negative consequences just deepen the lousiness of the day.
The more attention you give to your negative feelings, the more they grow, so I think things just start to blow totally out of proportion.
Now the amygdala is our early warning detector, our danger detector. It sorts and scours through all of the information looking for anything in the environment that might harm us. So given a dozen news stories, we will preferentially look at the negative news.
Negative politics have always been around.
You know journalists. You know the media. They are going to hang on to anything negative they possibly can.
They ended up spending a total, their campaign plus the independent, about 1.3 million. I only ended up spending about - not only, but I spent about 2 million. But I had no intention of doing that until I was attacked with a negative ad by an independent group.
'Billie Jean' was a negative dance song, and that was one of the best dance songs ever.
Baseball has always been filled with negative statistics.
When I hear the words 'Women should be barefoot and pregnant and in the kitchen,' I think, 'What. A. Dream.' There are no negative connotations to it.
I always liked Barbara Howar and admired her spunk. I know that she considered me - and Alice Roosevelt Longworth - an exception to her negative feelings about Washington widows and single women, whom she basically found dispensable.
The biggest profit center for investment banks is the hefty fees they charge for underwriting stock offerings and giving financial advice, and analysts put those profits at risk if they publish negative conclusions about the companies that pay the fees.
People want to say something negative before they say something good.
You never know with politicians what they are really saying. And I don't say that in a negative way-they have an appalling job.
A lot of our Democratic consultants have fallen into the self-defeating prescription that the candidate that runs the most negative ads wins. I have a new theory: Positive is the new negative.
Any reasonable economist will tell you that it's nearly impossible to isolate the impact of right-to-work laws on a state's job growth. A multitude of other factors intervene. However, one thing the numbers can show is that right-to-work laws have a negative effect on the wages of workers in that state.
Critics reach that age when it is as valuable and daring to hold a negative opinion as it is for a positive. We learn and understand from both.
Hard courts are very negative for the body. I know the sport is a business and creating these courts is easier than clay or grass, but I am 100 per cent sure it is wrong.
Early on, after gay liberation, there was an almost Stalinist pressure from gay critics and even gay readers to write about positive role models. We were never supposed to write negative things about gays, or else we were seen as collaborating with the enemy.
Maybe it's because I'm English, but in terms of how people perceive us I only pick up on the negative side of it.
The immense popularity of American movies abroad demonstrates that Europe is the unfinished negative of which America is the proof.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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