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The criminalization of marijuana did not prevent marijuana from becoming the most widely used illegal substance in the United States and many other countries. But it did result in extensive costs and negative consequences.
When they put me on ESPN and they talk about negative things, or when they put me on TMZ and they talk about negative things, I'm just glad that I'm relevant; to have lasted this long being relevant.
Floyd Mayweather, Jr.
The negative side of football. The negative side of our society. People sometimes go to football and bring to it the negative aspects of our society.
People are so involved with immediate care, but at the same time there needs to be investment in educating people as adolescents when they're still HIV negative.
I made a conscious decision not to tell anyone in my life. Now I tell people - don't tell anyone your idea until you have invested enough of yourself in it that you are not going to turn back. When a person has an idea at that conception moment it is the most vulnerable - one negative comment could knock you off course.
A lot of people think this is a goodie two-shoes talking. But we do have a tendency to complain rather than celebrating who we are. I learned at my mother's knee it's better to appreciate what's happening... I think we kind of talk ourselves into the negative sometimes.
People think I'm against critics because they are negative to my work. That's not what bothers me. What bothers me is they didn't see the work. I have seen critics print stuff about stuff I cut out of the film before we ran it. So don't tell me about critics.
The media loves negative spin.
You need so much energy and encouragement to write that if someone says something negative, some of that energy goes.
Joyce Carol Oates
Now, if you are like me - if you are like practically anybody in America - then you probably hold some negative opinions about the French, based upon movies, rumors, recent headlines, unfortunate run-ins with Parisian waiters, or... you know... all that unpleasantness surrounding the Vichy regime.
Research has shown that even small amounts of processed food alter the chemical balance in our brain and cause negative mood swings along with noticeable dips ill energy.
The negative side is that sometimes it is beyond control.
Can I go one day without somebody saying something negative about me?
I try not to think about negative thoughts and possibilities and disaster and things like that.
Well I do think there are people who are habitually negative and depressed and take the opposite approach because they imagine the worst, and their minds become dominated by that. They let their own emotions and expectations transform their perceptions of the world.
Negative politics have always been around.
People look up to me as somebody who is able to switch the image of our country from negative to positive.
I play out negative fantasies for people. I'm the guy people love to hate. And they always remember the bad guy.
Except that awards are competitive, which is a negative thing, they are wonderful for singling out deserving individuals and bringing their work to the attention of many potential readers who might otherwise have been totally unaware of them.
Joyce Carol Oates
I don't personally try to balance my work because I operate under the assumption that anyone reading or watching my stuff isn't having a particularly balanced day anyway. But negative attitudes just amuse me more than positive ones.
Everyone has that inner voice, the one that's a Negative Nancy. I'd say to ignore that voice and to be confident and follow your heart.
An investigator starts research in a new field with faith, a foggy idea, and a few wild experiments. Eventually the interplay of negative and positive results guides the work. By the time the research is completed, he or she knows how it should have been started and conducted.
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.
Maybe I'm being philosophical and spiritual, but I believe that if you put negative energy out there that that is what will come back.
Evil can be a teacher, if you look at the wisdom of its negative power.
Tom Brown, Jr.
When I look at a digitally acquired and projected image, it looks inferior against an original negative anamorphic print or an IMAX one.
Eighty-five per cent of the crowd is going to fall in love with me - they're going to feel it, wow. But fifteen per cent are going to think, 'This guy is obnoxious.' I spend enormous time with them - every negative review of 'Crush It!' on Amazon has a response from me - and I can probably bring back ten of the fifteen.
Negative feedback is better that none. I would rather have a man hate me than overlook me. As long as he hates me I make a difference.
I'm not a negative person.
It would be ridiculous for me to say anything negative regarding blacks having an equal opportunity on TV.
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