Author : A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


Total Quotes : 79
Reason Always

Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.

- Agatha Christie

Young Young People

Young people should be helped, sheltered, ignored, and clubbed if necessary.

- Al Capp

Either Terrifying

A woman's desire is either terrifying, or it's ignored.

- Alexander Chee

Always Still

Always be prepared; always work hard and take pride in your work no matter what it is. I still follow that advice and have already tried to pass it on to my children. They, of course, ignored me.

- Allen Covert

Country Sadly

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.

- Allen West

Having Though

I went from being able to walk down the street and be ignored to having men whistle at me. I was an insecure young girl, and it felt good to have attention, even though it was inappropriate.

- Amanda de Cadenet

Hate Being Ignored

I hate being ignored.

- Amanda Palmer

Which Larger

Shakespeare's idea of the tragic fact is larger than this idea and goes beyond it; but it includes it, and it is worth while to observe the identity of the two in a certain point which is often ignored.

- Andrew Coyle Bradley

Art Other

We do this for the art, not the adulation. I'd rather our music get liked and we get ignored. I don't want to be adored for anything other than the music.

- Andy Partridge

Would I Write

What I would not like is to be ignored. I write from the heart. I don't write for me. I write for my readers.

- Ashwin Sanghi

Need Fact

If you want to have more options as an actor, you just need to watch your weight, and I've ignored that fact for several years quite happily. Now the chicks have come home to roost.

- Cherry Jones

Want Audience

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.

- Chuck Berry

Literary Works

Hinde Esther Kreitman is a forgotten literary foremother, her works largely lost, ignored and out of print.

- Clive Sinclair

Chair Labour Party

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.

- Colm Keaveney

Want Benefits

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.

- Colum McCann

Dublin Defied

I'm just a kid that defied the odds. I'm just a kid that ignored the doubt. I'm just a kid from a little place in Dublin, Ireland, that went all the way, and I'm going to continue to go all the way.

- Conor McGregor

Been Lot

There are a lot of wonderful things created in our culture that have been ignored that can speak to them.

- David Amram

Will Remain

If people of colour do not exercise their democratic right to vote, they will remain an invisible, voiceless, and largely ignored part of the electorate.

- David Harewood

Historians Rather

The business of return migration is a phenomenon that historians have indeed begun to look at, but it is rather an ignored and underplayed story and one that we need to know more about.

- David Levering Lewis

Otherwise Lives

My only agenda is to bring attention to otherwise ignored and shunned lives.

- Jim Goldberg

Blogs Stories

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.

- Jimmy Wales

Winners Failures

Failures are expected by losers, ignored by winners.

- Joe Gibbs

Think I Think

I think that the world has largely ignored Belize and the political situation and the plight of its people because it's one of the smallest countries and, in terms of the world economy, one of the least significant.

- John McAfee

Go Away

For a long time, the Indonesian government ignored 'The Act of Killing,' hoping it would go away.

- Joshua Oppenheimer

Shape Absence

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.

- Julia Roberts

Flight Discussing

The factor most ignored in discussing interstellar flight is the kinetic energy that must be invested in the ship to make its tons of matter move at a substantial fraction of the speed of light.

- Barney Oliver

Against Congress

As legislators and as Members of Congress, it is our obligation to speak up for those who are being ignored in our society. The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) does just that.

- Gwen Moore

Health Angry

Progressive activists are angry that a Medicare-for-all single-payer approach was totally ignored during the health care debate.

- Bernie Sanders

Business Verifying

If you're someone in the business of verifying transactions on a proprietary network, the invention of Bitcoin cannot be safely ignored. It will change or disrupt the providers of most proprietary payment networks in the coming years.

- Brian Armstrong

Always Need

For many people in the music conservatory world, the message was always, Focus! 'You can't do everything; you really need to specialize.' And especially at an early age, I ignored this advice.

- Bryce Dessner

Always Things

I've always ignored the labels people put on things.

- Carlos Ruiz Zafon

Generation Given

I get particularly depressed by the way teenagers are portrayed in the media. They are massively underestimated. They are bright, intelligent people who are given less and less opportunity. They are an ignored generation.

- Jameela Jamil

Give Some

I write for myself, and I write for my friends and people who I have a connection with. I try to give some dignity to peoples' lifestyles that tend to be ignored.

- Cass McCombs

Going Spectacle

I was a WASP kid going to a high school that was 99 percent Jewish and I wanted attention and I wanted to make a spectacle of myself because I couldn't stand to be ignored.

- James Ellroy

Education Chaos

I stupidly ignored education completely. I found it dull and I preferred to cause chaos and have fun. I regret this massively now.

- Dominic Cooper

Having Importance

What we have ignored is what citizens can do and the importance of real involvement of the people involved - versus just having somebody in Washington make a rule.

- Elinor Ostrom

Having Importance

What we have ignored is what citizens can do and the importance of real involvement of the people versus just having somebody in Washington make a rule.

- Elinor Ostrom

Voice Silenced

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

Fathers Virtually

I had a wonderful father, and I couldn't bear that television virtually ignored black fathers.

- Esther Rolle

King No Sense

Books were king, but now movies are king, and books are sort of ignored. So now there's no sense of a welcoming community where you live.

- Ethan Canin

Nature Observe

If you can't sit in a cafe quietly and be ignored, how can you observe human nature and write a story?

- Evangeline Lilly

Strong Still

I had everything working my way, strong as a bull. And still I ignored the rules of the game of life.

- Lawrence Taylor

Think Very

To me the notion that Palestinians are actually Jews is, I think, quite revelatory and very radical and a possible bridge that has been ignored, I think, in this entire controversy and there's ample evidence to support it.

- Lawrence Wright

Like Looked

I know what it's like to be ignored; when I got to L.A., I longed for somebody who looked like me to show me the ropes.

- Leslie Odom, Jr.

School High

I wasn't bullied in high school, I was just ignored.

- Gerard Way

Finding Yourself

If you're being ignored, that's a good time to concentrate on finding yourself and creating your own mystery.

- Lykke Li

Small Say

I was totally ignored for a while... that's a hazard of signing with a small company who say how small they are and how close to the artists they are. Suddenly they don't have any time for you.

- Phoebe Snow

Which Increasingly

Meanwhile, hard-working Americans are increasingly faced with workplace conditions in which critically important safeguards are watered down, emerging problems are ignored, and enforcement is scaled back.

- Tim Bishop

Government Laws

Our government just won't enforce civil rights laws. The laws will be ignored.

- Major Owens

Being Ignored

Everyone wants to be liked; everyone wants approval. No one likes being ignored.

- Mallory Ortberg

Think I Think

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.

- Saul Leiter

My Life Always

I spent a great deal of my life being ignored. I was always very happy that way.

- Saul Leiter

Special Mercury

The mercury rule writers also ignored mercury's special qualities.

- Tom Allen

Law Defied

I defied nothing at all. I ignored the law because I didn't know it existed. It didn't occur to me that anyone would want to curb my inspiration.

- Margaret Anderson

Being Ignored Lot

There's a lot of mediocrity being celebrated, and a lot of wonderful stuff being ignored or discouraged.

- Sean Penn

Mind More

I believe the more important thing is your mind and your heart. Those two things are the most ignored parts of our beings.

- Toni Collette

Over Christians

Evangelical Christians, who once were a ridiculed irrelevant sectarian movement, have, over just three decades, become a powerful voting bloc that can no longer be ignored.

- Tony Campolo

Started Many

When I first started playing guitar, so many people told me I couldn't do this or couldn't do that. But I kept at it and ignored that.

- Shawn Mendes

Lawyers Sacrifices

Lawyers have rendered immense sacrifices for the restoration of democracy and free judiciary, and their role in this regard cannot be ignored.

- Shehbaz Sharif

Voice Want

People don't want to go back to the days, pre-referendum, when the Westminster establishment sidelined and ignored Scotland. They want Scotland's voice to be heard.

- Nicola Sturgeon

Other Before

At times we expected the allies unquestioningly to follow our leads; sometimes we failed to consult them in advance before reversing policies; at other times we ignored their requests.

- Richard Kerry

Ordinary Hugely

In a way, bullying is an ordinary evil. It's hugely prevalent, all too often ignored - and being ignored, it is therefore condoned.

- Trudie Styler

Treat Impossible

It is impossible to treat a child too well. Children are spoiled by being ignored too much or by harshness, not by kindness.

- Sloan Wilson

Think Country

Country and western is ignored by the intellectuals. They don't look at it as an art form. They think it's just somebody sitting on his couch singing about his life.

- Ricky Skaggs

Note Proposing

Note that I am not proposing that AI research be ignored or less funded.

- Vernor Vinge


The lessons of the past are ignored and obliterated in a contemporary antagonism known as the generation gap.

- Spiro T. Agnew

Alcohol Need

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.

- Os Guinness

Attractive Became

In the fall of 1968, I became attractive to women. One day I was an ignored schlub in the street, then suddenly all these good-looking women were interested in me.

- Robert Crumb

Agreement Incomes

Proponents of the Central America Free Trade Agreement have conveniently ignored this fundamental fact: the effect of trade on incomes in Central America and how to alleviate the adverse consequences of trade liberalization on the poor.

- Stephen F. Lynch

Steel Production

Global overcapacity in steel production can no longer be ignored. Foreign governments' intervention in steel markets has had a devastating impact on the U.S. industry.

- Max Baucus

Homeless Woman

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.

- Max Martini

George W. Bush

George W. Bush has helped those who have most, hurt those who have least and ignored everyone in between.

- Wesley Clark

Commercial Moved

The genre has moved into this commercial aspect of itself, and ignored this extraordinarily rich literature that's filed everywhere else except under travel.

- Robyn Davidson

Face Give

Don't give up or give in in the face of patronising ridicule, amused disdain, or being ignored.

- Meryl Streep

Curse Every

Every blessing ignored becomes a curse.

- Paulo Coelho

Book Classics

You can write a great book and be ignored. Literary history is full of classics that were under-appreciated in their own time.

- William Landay

Crisis Some

With a foreign policy appropriately rooted in some sense of humanitarian decency, the Central African crisis will not be easily ignored by American policymakers. It screams for remedy.

- Michael Johns

Business Digital

Did you know that Kodak actually invented the digital camera that ultimately put it out of business? Kodak had the patents and a head start, but ignored all that.

- Peter Diamandis

Reports Could

Could it be that all those reports coming from our own intelligence that Bush ignored was right all along? Could it be that the UN was right all along?

- Peter Schuyler