Being Ignored Quotes by Poppy Z. Brite, Saul Leiter, Nellie McKay, Charles Duhigg, Rush Limbaugh, Helen Reddy and many others.
If you’re a freelance writer and aren’t used to being ignored, neglected, and generally given short shrift, you must not have been in the business very long.
Being ignored is a great privilege. That is how I think I learned to see what others do not see and to react to situations differently. I simply looked at the world, not really prepared for anything.
I used to play in the subway. If everyone tossed in a quarter, at the end of the day it would add up. It shows you aren’t invisible. And it’s better than being ignored, or kicked in the head, or worse.
For decades, activist shareholders were an entertaining, but largely ignored, Wall Street sideshow. Disgruntled investors would attend annual meetings to harangue executives, criticize strategies – and protest that their complaints were being ignored.
Of course, our immigration system isn’t broken. The enforcement of our immigration system is broken. The president Barack Obama, the Democrat Party, and several in the Republican Party are trying to break the immigration system. The system itself is not broken; it’s just fine. It’s just being ignored.
My audience is the baby-boomers, the bulk of the population. This is also a group that is being ignored by most record companies because they’re not the Top 40 hit singles market. They forget these people still listen to music.
The great thing about being ignored is that you can speak the truth with impunity.
Creativity sometimes needs the protection of darkness, of being ignored. That is very obvious in the natural tendency many artists and writers have not to show their paintings or writings before they are finished.
Anger is a signal that you’re distracted by judgmental or punitive thinking, and that some precious need of yours is being ignored.
I spent a great deal of my life being ignored. I was always very happy that way.
There is a problem here in America when it comes to police violence and gun violence, that I believe is being ignored by not giving the proper resources to communities.
There is little or no point being chair of the Labour Party and being ignored when engaging with Labour ministers when you’re trying to articulate something that affects ordinary people in society.
There’s a lot of mediocrity being celebrated, and a lot of wonderful stuff being ignored or discouraged.
but I felt as if IвЂ™d just been Photoshopped out of my own book cover. And if there was one thing I wasnвЂ™t used to, it was being ignored
Stop running to those who ignore you and start running to those who adore you.
In a way, bullying is an ordinary evil. It’s hugely prevalent, all too often ignored – and being ignored, it is therefore condoned.
We’ve seen how grassroots journalism by blogs has had an impact at various points politically, as ordinary people have amplified stories that were being ignored by the traditional press.
If you’re being ignored, that’s a good time to concentrate on finding yourself and creating your own mystery.
The thrill of being ignored!
He also knew that rivals are best unmanned by being ignored.
People who’ve only seen me perform might assume that I’m confident and that being ignored wouldn’t bother me – but it does.
It’s like a relay race of being ignored. It is really challenging, but whenever I get asked that stuff, I feel really self-conscious about it. I feel really lucky because we have a lot of help. When I first began to be a dad with Gwen [Stefani], I was amazed at what she went through.
It is impossible to treat a child too well. Children are spoiled by being ignored too much or by harshness, not by kindness.
One of the ridiculous aspects of being a poet is the huge gulf between how seriously we take ourselves and how generally we are ignored by everybody else.
Basically, whenever someone says they’re wrong, conservatives too often fall back on claims that those who disagree with them are biased and thus worthy of being ignored, a convenient position that allows them to avoid debating uncomfortable criticisms.
If the people in the audience are talking, you’re being ignored. If the people are gazing at you, you’ve got something they want to hear.
I spent a great deal of my life being ignored. I was always very happy that way. Being ignored is a great privilege. That is how I think I learned to see what others do not see and to react to situations differently. I simply looked at the world, not really prepared for anything.
If you look at sort of how politics has divided itself here in this country, the big divide right now is between urban areas, which have become increasingly Democratic, and rural or exurban areas that feel as if they’re being ignored.
Don’t give up or give in in the face of patronising ridicule, amused disdain, or being ignored.
The contemporary American novelist benefits in a way from being ignored. It makes you angrier and makes you want to go into all of those places where you shouldn’t.
I have always been aware that you have to get people listening before you can change their minds. Any artist’s big fear is being ignored, so if you get debate, that’s great.
I hate being ignored.
Politicians can forgive almost anything in the way of abuse; they can forgive subversion, revolution, being contradicted, exposed as liars, even ridiculed, but they can never forgive being ignored.