Denial Quotes

He that is impatient, and cannot wait on God for a mercy, will not easily submit to Him in a denial.

William Gurnall

Though silence is not necessarily an admission, it is not a denial, either.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

If we can but tear the blindfold of self-deception from our eyes and loosen the gag of self-denial from our voices, we can restore our country to greatness.

Theodore C Sorensen

Better a thousandfold abuse of free speech than denial of free speech.

Charles Bradlaugh

There never will exist anything permanently noble and excellent in the character which is a stranger to resolute self-denial.

Sir Walter Scott

The great law of denial belongs to the powerful forces of life, whether the case be one of coolish baked beans, or an unrequited affection.

Elizabeth Stuart Phelps

The worst lies are the lies we tell ourselves. We live in denial of what we do, even what we think. We do this because we're afraid.

RICHARD BACH

Integrity is the first step to true greatness. Men love to praise, but are slow to practice it. To maintain it in high places costs self-denial; in all places it is liable to opposition, but its end is glorious, and the universe will yet do it homage.

Charles Simmons

Good breeding is the result of good sense, some good nature, and a little self-denial for the sake of others.

Lord Chesterfield

Delay is the deadliest form of denial.

C. Northcote Parkinson

Poker teaches self-reliance, self-control, self-respect, self-denial, and independence. But when cards are wild or are given fictitious authority, the noble game is robbed of its romance, grace and stimulation and degenerates into a gambling scheme.

Henry Fountain Ashurst

Who makes a timid request invites denial

eneca

Doubt, indulged and cherished, is in danger of becoming denial; but if honest, and bent on thorough investigation, it may soon lead to full establishment of the truth.

Ambrose Bierce

The primary symptom of a controller is denial, that is I can't see its symptoms in myself.

Keith Miller

The greatest barrier to someone achieving their potential is their denial of it.

Simon Travaglia

Sin is basically a denial of God's right of possession.

Edwin Louis Cole

Ostensibly rigorous and realistic, contemporary conservatism is an ideology of denial. Its symbol is a smile button.

Christopher Lasch

A good father believes that he does wisely to encourage enterprise, productive skill, prudent self-denial, and judicious expenditure on the part of his son.

William Graham Sumner

Self-denial is indispensable to a strong character, and the highest kind comes from a religious stock.

Theodore Parker

Self-denial and self-discipline, however, will be recognized as the outstanding qualities of a good soldier.

William Lyon Mackenzie King

All forms of tampering with human beings, getting at them, shaping them against their will to your own pattern, all thought control and conditioning is, therefore, a denial of that in men which makes them men and their values ultimate.

Isaiah Berlin

Self denial is the shining sore on the leprous body of Christianity.

Oscar Wilde

Your denial is beneath you, and thanks to the use of hallucinogenic drugs, I see through you.

Bill Hicks

Self-denial is indulgence of a propensity to forego.

Ambrose Bierce
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