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350 Helpful Bad Relationships and Bad Leadership Quotes

1. “You can tell a bully from a leader by how they treat people who disagree with them.” - Miles K. Davis, President of Linfield College


2. “Losing will not always amount to a loss, sometimes you have to lose those toxic relationships and bad habits to create a space for better things.”― Gift Gugu Mona


3. “A wrong relationship will make you feel more alone than when you were single.” — Unknown


4. “Nothing travels faster than the speed of light with the possible exception of bad news, which obeys its own special laws.”


5. “Some days are just bad days. That’s all.”


6. “It’s better to be healthy alone than sick with someone else” – Phil McGraw


7. “I love to shop after a bad relationship. I don’t know. I buy a new outfit and it makes me feel better. It just does. Sometimes I see a really great outfit, I’ll break up with someone on purpose.” – Rita Rudner


8. “Truth is everybody is going to hurt you: you just gotta find the ones worth suffering for.” — Bob Marley


9. “The worst memories stick with us, while the nice ones always seem to slip through our fingers.”


10. “You don’t have to be a good person to be a good writer–history shows it’s better if you’re not–but you have to understand your badness.” ~ Peter Abrahams


11. “Sometimes it’s better to end something & try to start something new than imprison yourself in hoping for the impossible.”― Karen Salmansohn


12. “Love should not make you feel like walking on eggshells.” –Emma Xu


13. “If I am walking with two other men, each of them will serve as my teacher. I will pick out the good points of the one and imitate them, and the bad points of the other and correct them in myself.” ~ Confucius


14. “Let things come and go. Stay calm, don’t let anything disturb your peace, and carry on.” –Germany Kent


15. “We can’t be as good as we’d want to, so the question then becomes, how do we cope with our own badness?” ~ Nick Hornby


16. “Letting go means to come to the realization that some people are a part of your history, but not a part of your destiny.” – Steve Maraboli


17. Dispose your dreams!


18. “The bad news is that yesterday sucked. The good news is that yesterday is gone. Today's a new day. Own it! Shape it! Live it!”


19. “The most difficult aspect of moving on is accepting that the other person already did.” – Faraaz Kazi


20. “Nostalgia has a way of blocking the reality of the past.” ― Shannon L. Alder


21. “It is really exhausting to live in a dictatorship of ‘Me’, which is basically a tyranny of others.”― Stefan Molyneux


22. “It is far better to be alone than to be in bad company.” – George Washington


23. “A delayed game is eventually good, a bad game is bad forever.”


24. “Relationships are supposed to make you feel good. Relationships are not supposed to make you feel bad.” – Laura Bowers


25. Destroy your image


26. “Never regret a day in your life. Good days give happiness, bad days give experience, worst days give lessons, and best days give memories.”


27. “I was going to get myself recognized at any price. If I could not win fame by goodness, I was ready to do it by badness.” ~ Mary McCarthy


28. “If they do it often, it’s not a mistake; it’s just their behavior.” – Dr. Steve Maraboli


29. “”Dirty Love” wasn’t written and directed, it was committed. Here is a film so pitiful, it doesn’t rise to the level of badness. It is hopelessly incompetent… I am not certain that anyone involved has ever seen a movie, or knows what one is.” ~ Roger Ebert


30. “as I get older there is nothing more constantly astonishing to me than the goodness of the Bad; – unless it is the badness of the Good.” ~ Margaret Deland


31. “Deliver me from writers who say the way they live doesn't matter. I'm not sure a bad person can write a good book. If art doesn't make us better, then what on earth is it for.”


32. “I’m a true believer in karma. You get what you give, whether it’s bad or good.” ~ Sandra Bullock


33. “To affect the quality of the day, that is the highest of arts.”


34. “Just because today is a bad day doesn’t mean tomorrow won’t be the best day of your life. You just gotta get there.”


35. “Don't let the bearers of bad news become the pallbearers of your happiness.”


36. “When someone shows you who they are, believe them the first time.” — Maya Angelou


37. “Perhaps I cannot make my people good, she told herself, but I should at least try to make them a little less bad.”


38. “We all have that toxic people around us that make our lives miserable… The day we take them out from our lives, we will all become better people; including them…”― Rodolfo Peon


39. “Sending children away to get control of their anger perpetuates the feeling of ‘badness” inside them…Chances are they were already feeling not very good about themselves before the outburst and the isolation just serves to confirm in their own minds that they were right.” ~ Otto Weininger


40. “Save your skin from the corrosive acids from the mouths of toxic people. Someone who just helped you to speak evil about another person can later help another person to speak evil about you.”


41. “7 things negative people will do to you. They will...


42. “Most companies aim to get bigger. But beyond a certain point, bigness becomes synonymous with badness. Think of Big Pharma, Big Auto, Big Oil. Worse, if you are regularly described as one of the Big Four, Five, or Six in any business sector, you are probably already in the sights of regulators and lawmakers.” ~ Andrew Hill


43. “There are people who break you down by just being them. They need not do anything. Dissociate.”― Malebo Sephodi


44. “Girls you’ve gotta know when it’s time to turn the page.” – Tori Amos, ‘Tori Amos: From the Choirgirl Hotel’


45. “There are two dilemmas that rattle the human skull: How do you hang on to someone who won’t stay? And how do you get rid of someone who won’t go?” – Danny DeVito


46. “Buy a gift for a dog, and you'll be amazed at the way it will dance and swerve its tail, but if don't have anything to offer to it, it won't even recognize your arrival; such are the attributes of fake friends.”


47. “When you were made a leader you weren't given a crown, you were given the responsibility to bring out the best in others.” - Jack Welch, Former CEO of General Electric


48. “Even seasonal situations can bring with them lessons that last a lifetime. If the love doesn’t last, it prepares you for the one that will.” – Mandy Hale, ‘The Single Woman: Life, Love, and a Dash of Sass’


49. “Was it a bad day? Or was it five minutes that you milked all day?”


50. “Difficult roads often lead to beautiful destinations.”


51. “When things were very bad his soul just crawled behind his heart and curled up and went to sleep”


52. “You will find that it is necessary to let things go; simply for the reason that they are heavy. So let them go, let go of them. I tie no weights to my ankles.” – C. JoyBell C.


53. I don’t trust people who don’t love themselves and tell me, ‘I love you.’ … There is an African saying which is: Be careful when a naked person offers you a shirt.” – Maya Angelou


54. “Grudges are for those who insist that they are owed something; forgiveness, however, is for those who are substantial enough to move on.” – Criss Jami, ‘Salomé: In Every Inch In Every Mile’


55. “Spend your time with those who love you unconditionally, not with those who only love you under certain conditions.” ― Suzy Kassem


56. “I am getting nowhere with you and I can’t let you go and I can’t get through.” -Ani DiFranco


57. “Relationships end, but they don’t end your life. But people do often spending more time finding out about failed relationships than finding successful ones.” – Unknown


58. “For there is but one problem – the problem of human relations. We forget that there is no hope or joy except in human relations.” — Antoine de Saint-Exupéry


59. “Fire False Friends as early as possible. Do it before they dig out the dream seeds you’ve planted! The earlier, the better; the quicker, the safer!”― Israelmore Ayivor


60. “I went to war for what we had. You never even laced your boots.” — Unknown


61. “When a man is getting better he understands more and more clearly the evil that is still left in him. When a man is getting worse he understands his own badness less and less.” ~ C. S. Lewis


62. “Don’t allow someone not worth it to have the power to occupy your thoughts. If they don’t find you worth the effort or the time, why should you waste yours?” — Donna Lynn Hope


63. “The quality of your life is the quality of your relationships.” – Anthony Robbins


64. “I think it is a bad relationship when you get blamed for the things that make you who you are.” – Unknown


65. “Winning an argument is losing it as it makes the loser feel bad.” ― Deepak Chopra


66. “Bad news sells because the amygdala is always looking for something to fear.”


67. “This is what happened in love. One of you cried a lot and then both of you grew sarcastic.” ― Lorrie Moore


68. “Life is tough, but so are you.”


69. “For lack of an occasional expression of love, a relationship strong at the seams can wear thin in the middle.” –Robert Breault


70. “We should fight for our relationships, but if fighting means ripping yourself to shreds and piggybacking all his demons, you need to leave.” –Tara Love


71. “Breathe. It’s just a bad day, not a bad life.”


72. “No rain, no flowers.”


73. “Nothing hurts more than being disappointed by the one person who you thought would never hurt you.” –Gugu Mofokeng


74. “Bad leaders believe their team works for them. Great leaders believe they work for their team.” - Alexander den Heijer, Motivational Speaker


75. “On the other side of the clouds is a bright blue sky.”


76. “I mean, if the relationship can’t survive the long term, why on earth would it be worth my time and energy for the short term?” – Nicholas Sparks


77. “Nothing is perfect. Life is messy. Relationships are complex. Outcomes are uncertain. People are irrational.” — Hugh Mackay


78. “I can learn to live with guilt. I don't care about being good.”


79. “Until you let go of all the toxic people in your life you will never be able to grow into your fullest potential. Let them go so you can grow.” – DLQ


80. “Relationships are like cooking, don’t waste effort on bad recipes!” — Unknown


81. “Whenever you’re in conflict with someone, there is one factor that can make the difference between damaging your relationship and deepening it. That factor is attitude.” – William James


82. “Unhealthy relationships keep our self-esteem low.” -Sam Owen


83. “You come to love not by finding the perfect person, but by seeing an imperfect person perfectly.”– Sam Keen


84. “The wrong person will give you less than what you’re worth but that doesn’t mean that you have to accept it.” – Sonya Parker


85. “Toxic people attach themselves like cinder blocks tied to your ankles, and then invite you for a swim in their poisoned waters.”― John Mark Green


86. “Goodness transcends badness.” ~ Clive Rowe


87. “The greatest feminists have also been the greatest lovers. I'm thinking not only of Mary Wollstonecraft and her daughter Mary Shelley, but of Anais Nin, Edna St. Vincent Millay, and of course Sappho. You cannot divide creative juices from human juices. And as long as juicy women are equated with bad women, we will err on the side of being bad.”


88. “Bad relationships are like a bad investment. No matter how much you put into it, you’ll never get anything out of it. Find someone that’s worth investing in.” — Unknown


89. “You learn more about someone at the end of a relationship than at the beginning.” — Unknown


90. “In a relationship, when does the art of compromise become compromising?” – Sarah Jessica Parker


91. “Positive, affirming relationships bring great pleasure while poor relationship brings great pain. Great happiness found in good relationships, greatest pain found in bad relationships.” — Gary Chapman


92. “We are responsible for our own relationships, their success, their failures, the good times, the bad times. Take responsibility for creating the relationships that you desire.” – Sam Owen


93. “We teach people how to treat us.” – Dr. Phil


94. “All the best of the monsters played for sympathy. That goes for my father, Karloff, myself and all the others. They all won the audience’s sympathy. The Wolf Man didn’t want to do all those bad things. He was forced into them.” ~ Lon Chaney, Jr.


95. “I am a strong believer that a bad relationship must be brought to an end, no matter how.” – Unknown


96. “Beauty, more than bitterness, makes the heart break.” ― Sara Teasdale


97. “Letting go of toxic people in your life is a big step in loving yourself.” — Hussein Nishah


98. “If you’re giving love and not receiving it, you’re not in the right relationship. If you’re receiving it and not giving it than you are taking advantage of the other person.” — Patti Stanger


99. “Everybody has a little bit of the sun and moon in them. Everybody has a little bit of man, woman, and animal in them. Darks and lights in them. Everyone is part of a connected cosmic system. Part earth and sea, wind and fire, with some salt and dust swimming in them. We have a universe within ourselves that mimics the universe outside. None of us are just black or white, or never wrong and always right. No one. No one exists without polarities. Everybody has good and bad forces working with them, against them, and within them.


100. “We can never lose what is really ours. Who can lose his being? Who can lose his very existence? If I am good, it is the existence first, and then that becomes colored with the quality of goodness. If I am evil, it is the existence first, and that becomes colored with the quality of badness. That existence is first, last, and always; it is never lost but ever present.” ~ Swami Vivekananda


101. “A bad day only lasts 24 hours.”


102. “That's the pathetic thing about high school. Everyone tries so hard to be something they aren't. It's gotten so I don't know who I am, so how can I even try to be who I am, much less who I'm not?


103. “You fell in love with my flowers but not my roots, so when Autumn arrived you didn’t know what to do.” – Unknown


104. “The heart was made to be broken.” ― Oscar Wilde


105. “Almost all of our relationships begin and most of them continue as forms of mutual exploitation, a mental or physical barter, to be terminated when one or both parties run out of goods.” — Wiston Auden


106. “You don’t let go of a bad relationship because you stop caring about them. You let go because you start caring about yourself.” — Charles Orlando


107. “People will never forget how you made them feel.” ― Maya Angelou


108. “The goodness or badness, justice or injustice, of laws varies of necessity with the constitution of states. This, however, is clear, that the laws must be adapted to the constitutions. But if so, true forms of government will of necessity have just laws, and perverted forms of government will have unjust laws.” ~ Aristotle


109. “Leadership is about solving problems. The day employees stop bringing you their problems is the day you have stopped leading them. They have either lost confidence that you can help or conclude you do not care. Either case is a failure on leadership.” -Colin Powell, Politician


110. “Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength while loving someone deeply gives you courage.”– Lao Tzu


111. “I think when you don’t know where you stand with someone, they can surprise you in their goodness and their badness, and that makes them human.” ~ David Morrissey


112. “What’s the meaning of goodness if there isn’t a little badness to overcome?” ~ Anne Revere


113. “To be bitter is to attribute intent and personality to the formless, infinite, unchanging and unchangeable void. We drift on a chartless, resistless sea. Let us sing when we can, and forget the rest…” – H.P. Lovecraft


114. “Never give up. Everyone has bad days. Pick yourself up and keep going.”


115. “Better to have bad news that's true than good news we made up.”


116. “At some point you have to realize that some people can stay in your heart but not in your life.” –Tara Westover


117. “Headlines, in a way, are what mislead you because bad news is a headline, and gradual improvement is not.”


118. “There is no reason to believe that a bad relationship can be fixed, sometimes you have to let go.” – Unknown


119. “More information is always better than less. When people know the reason things are happening, even if it's bad news, they can adjust their expectations and react accordingly. Keeping people in the dark only serves to stir negative emotions.”


120. “We were left with nothing because of a love like acid that ate its way through our entire family.” ― R.D. Ronald


121. “You broke my trust, and that is something that cannot easily be given back at that.” – Unknown


122. “I had to cease to mourn what could never be and make the most of what was possible. And I would begin doing that by trying to mend the hurts of the past.” – Cameron Dokey, ‘The Wild Orchid: A Retelling of The Ballad of Mulan’


123. “Sometimes you just have to be done. Not Mad, Not Upset, Just DONE.” — Unknown


124. “You can be good for the mere sake of goodness; you cannot be bad for the mere sake of badness. You can do a kind action when you are not feeling kind and when it gives you no pleasure, simply because kindness is right; but no one ever did a cruel action simply because cruelty is wrong – only because cruelty is pleasant or useful to him, In other words, badness cannot succeed even in being bad in the same way in which goodness is good. Goodness is, so to speak, itself: badness is only spoiled goodness. And there must be something good first before it can be spoiled.” ~ C. S. Lewis , Being bad quotes


125. “Storms don’t last forever.”


126. Disbelieve your opinions!


127. Demean your value;


128. “Don’t be reckless with other people’s hearts, and don’t put up with people that are reckless with yours.” – Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.


129. “I can’t control your behavior, nor do I want that burden…but I will not apologize for refusing to be disrespected, to be lied to, or to be mistreated. I have standards; step up or step out.” — Steve Maraboli


130. “No one is too bad for Jesus. A lot of people think they are too good for Jesus.” ~ Timothy Keller


131. “If you’re giving your all and it’s not enough, you’re probably giving it to the wrong person.” – Unknown


132. “The Bible is one long story of God meeting our rebellion with His rescue, our sin with His salvation, our guilt with His grace, our badness with His goodness. The overwhelming focus of the Bible is not the work of the redeemed but the work of the Redeemer. Which means that the Bible is not first a recipe for Christian living but a revelation book of Jesus who is the answer to our un-Christian living.” ~ Tullian Tchividjian


133. “The badness of a movie is directly proportional to the number of helicopters in it.” ~ Dave Barry


134. “You have to fight through some bad days to earn the best days of your life.”


135. “You can tell when you have crossed the frontier into Germany because of the badness of the coffee.” ~ Edward VII


136. “It is a ridiculous thing for a man not to fly from his own badness, which is indeed possible, but to fly from other men’s badness, which is impossible.” ~ Marcus Aurelius


137. “Slavery in America was perpetuated not merely by human badness but also by human blindness. … Men convinced themselves that a system that was so economically profitable must be morally justifiable. … Science was commandeered to prove the biological inferiority of the Negro. Even philosophical logic was manipulated [exemplified by] an Aristotelian syllogism:


138. “When things are bad, remember: it won’t always be this way.”


139. “We are born in relationship, we are wounded in relationship, and we can be healed in relationship.” – Harville Hendrix


140. “The brains of humans contain a mechanism that is designed to give priority to bad news.”


141. “Lies are neither bad nor good. Like a fire they can either keep you warm or burn you to death, depending on how they’re used.” ~ Max Brooks


142. “People hold on to the wrong person because they think that person has the potential to be a better person.” — Sonya Parker


143. “A deadness occurs in relationships when people are no longer willing to tell each other how they really feel.” -Shakti Gawain


144. “A strong secure leader accepts blame and gives credit. A weak insecure leader gives blame and takes credit.” - John Wooden, Basketball Coach


145. “I just think of things as beautiful or not. Can't you understand? I don't think of good or bad. Just of beautiful or ugly. I think a lot of nice things are ugly and a lot of nasty things are beautiful.”


146. Deframe your abilities and


147. “It is absurd to divide people into good and bad. People are either charming or tedious.”


148. “Just remember, even your worst days can only last twenty-four hours.”


149. “We’re all a little weird. And life is a little weird. And when we find someone whose weirdness is compatible with ours, we join up with them and fall into mutually satisfying weirdness—and call it love—true love.” – Robert Fulghum


150. “If news is not really news unless it is bad news, it may be difficult to claim we are an informed nation.”


151. “Being alone may scare you, but staying in a bad relationship will damage you.” — Unknown


152. “Badness is only spoiled goodness.” ~ C. S. Lewis


153. “Sometimes the hardest part isn’t letting go but rather learning to start over.” – Nicole Sobon


154. “A bad relationship can do that, can make you doubt everything good you ever felt about yourself.” – Dionne Warwick


155. “There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in madness.”– Friedrich Nietzsche


156. “A relationship without trust is like a car without gas, you can stay in it all you want, but it won’t go anywhere.” – Unknown


157. “Life becomes easier when you learn to accept an apology you never got.” – Robert Brault


158. “Cry. Forgive. Learn. Move on. Let your tears water the seeds of your future happiness.” – Steve Maraboli


159. “Don’t force together pieces that won’t fit.” — Unknown


160. “The beauty of truth: whether it is bad or good, it is liberating.” ~ Paulo Coelho


161. “In front of excellence, the immortal gods have put sweat, and long and steep is the way to it.” ~ Hesiod


162. “Don’t ask why people keep hurting you. Ask yourself why you keep allowing it to happen.” – Robert Tew


163. “Sooner or later we’ve all got to let go of our past.” – Dan Brown, ‘Deception Point’


164. “Leadership is not a popularity contest; it's about leaving your ego at the door. The name of the game is to lead without a title.” - Robin S. Sharma, Lawyer, and Author


165. “Don’t settle for a relationship that won’t let you be yourself.” – Oprah Winfrey


166. “You must make a decision that you are going to move on. It won’t happen automatically. You will have to rise up and say, ‘I don’t care how hard this is, I don’t care how disappointed I am, I’m not going to let this get the best of me. I’m moving on with my life.’” – Joel Osteen,


167. “Until a man is twenty-five, he still thinks, every so often, that under the right circumstances he could be the baddest motherfucker in the world. If I moved to a martial-arts monastery in China and studied real hard for ten years. If my family was wiped out by Colombian drug dealers and I swore myself to revenge. If I got a fatal disease, had one year to live, and devoted it to wiping out street crime. If I just dropped out and devoted my life to being bad.”


168. “Our worst days are never so bad that you are beyond the reach of God’s grace. And your best days are never so good that you are beyond the need of God’s grace.” ~ Jerry Bridges


169. “Forgiveness is a personal process that doesn’t depend on us having direct contact with the people who have hurt us.”― Sharon Salzberg


170. “The hardest part of being in an emotionally abusive relationship, it’s actually admitting you’re in one.” – Anna Akana


171. “People must be taken as they are, and we should never try make them or ourselves better by quarreling with them.” — Edmund Burke


172. “Never regret. If it’s good, it’s wonderful. If it’s bad, it’s experience.” ~ Jean Plaidy


173. “It was strange, really. A couple months ago, I had thought I couldn’t live without him. Apparently I could.” – Gabrielle Zevin, ‘Memoirs of a Teenage Amnesiac’


174. “I think a relationship is like a shark. It has to constantly move forward or it dies.” – Woody Allen


175. “I don't consider myself as a bad person, on the whole I consider myself a good person, I'm good to my parents. I treat my girl right… take her out and buy her stuff. And I go to church every Sunday, But I've decided that just once I wanna do a really bad thing. I mean a really seriously bad thing. 'cause, ya know, like, we're put on this earth with free will. We can choose to do this or that. We can choose to be good or bad. But sometimes I think most people are good and not bad only because they're scared they might go to jail or hell or someplace. Some guy once said: "Anything done out of fear has no moral value" Well, I think that's right. I figure the only way you can be truly good is if you've tried been good, and you've tried being bad, and being good feels better.”


176. “Why is it that the right people never wind up together? Why are people so afraid to leave a relationship, even if they know it’s a bad one?” — Stephanie Perkins


177. “One’s dignity may be assaulted, vandalized and cruelly mocked, but it can never be taken away unless it is surrendered.” – Michael J. Fox


178. “It is a mistake to speak of a bad choice in love, since, as soon as a choice exists, it can only be bad.” ― Marcel Proust


179. “Bad news travels at the speed of light; good news travels like molasses.”


180. “It is better for someone to break your heart once by leaving your life, than for them to stay in your life and break your heart continually.” -Terry Mark


181. “People who cease to believe in God or goodness altogether still believe in the devil... Evil is always possible. And goodness is eternally difficult.”


182. “Instead of looking at our challenges and limitations as something negative or bad, we can begin to look at them as blessings, magnificent gifts that can be used to ignite our imaginations and help us go further than we ever knew we could go.” ~ Amy Purdy


183. “Whom do you call bad?–Those who always want to induce shame.” ~ Friedrich Nietzsche


184. “Remember the tough times. They’ll help you appreciate the good times even more deeply”.


185. “You have good days, you have bad days. But the main thing is to grow mentally.” -Floyd Mayweather Jr.


186. “Do you know that I am afraid that good people do a great deal of harm in this world? Certainly the greatest harm they do is that they make badness of such extraordinary importance.” ~ Oscar Wilde


187. “Bad stuff happens, people are mean, there are no steps you can take that ensure the world leaves you alone. All you can do is try not to be one of those people who contributes to the bad.”


188. “Love is not only something you feel, it is something you do.” – David Wilkerson


189. “Sometimes it takes a heartbreak to shake us awake & help us see we are worth so much more than we’re settling for.” – Mandy Hale


190. “And perhaps there is a limit to the grieving that the human heart can do. As when one adds salt to a tumbler of water, there comes a point where simply no more will be absorbed.” – Sarah Waters, ‘The Little Stranger’


191. “Sometimes, bad days are there to remind us that we have good ones to look forward to.”


192. “It is possible that the contemplation of cruelty will not make us humane but cruel; that the reiteration of the badness of our spiritual condition will make us consent to it.” ~ Lionel Trilling


193. “Never let a bad day bring out the worst in you.”


194. “To be good is to be forgotten. I’m going to be so bad I’ll always be remembered.” ~ Theda Bara


195. “This was how it was with travel: one city gives you gifts, another robs you. One gives you the heart’s affections, the other destroys your soul. Cities and countries are as alive, as feeling, as fickle and uncertain as people. Their degrees of love and devotion are as varying as with any human relation. Just as one is good, another is bad.”


196. “Sometimes to keep yourself together, You must allow yourself to leave. Even if breaking your own heart, Is what it takes to let you breathe.” –Erin Hanson


197. “The bad news is nothing lasts forever,


198. “Toxic relationships are like a good pasta that has been overcooked.” – Asa Don Brown


199. “Bad news is bad news because it drops your willingness to carry on.”


200. “Take a deep breath. It calms the mind.”


201. “Bad news travels faster than good.”


202. “I don’t have bad relationships with my players. But I don’t get into long conversations with them either.” ― Scotty Bowman


203. “Those who don’t know how to weep with their whole heart, don’t know how to laugh either.” ― Golda Meir


204. “When someone you love says goodbye you can stare long and hard at the door they closed and forget to see all the doors God has open in front of you.” – Shannon Alder


205. “Everybody has bad relationships and, at the end of the day, they are just a great way to set yourself up for a good relationship.” – Anne Hathaway


206. “Some things are better than sex, and some are worse, but there’s nothing exactly like it.” ~ W. C. Fields


207. “All good things were formerly bad things; every original sin has turned into an original virtue.” ~ Friedrich Nietzsche


208. “In any relationship where one person depends on another to be his or her ‘parachute’ — and the other accepts this role — both will fall to the ground.” — Guy Finley


209. “Sometimes, I think my most important job as a CEO is to listen for bad news. If you don't act on it, your people will eventually stop bringing bad news to your attention and that is the beginning of the end.”


210. Drive you crazily!


211. “The most dangerous people in the world are not the tiny minority instigating evil acts, but those who do the acts for them. For example, when the British invaded India, many Indians accepted to work for the British to kill off Indians who resisted their occupation. So in other words, many Indians were hired to kill other Indians on behalf of the enemy for a paycheck. Today, we have mercenaries in Africa, corporate armies from the western world, and unemployed men throughout the Middle East killing their own people - and people of other nations - for a paycheck. To act without a conscience, but for a paycheck, makes anyone a dangerous animal. The devil would be powerless if he couldn't entice people to do his work. So as long as money continues to seduce the hungry, the hopeless, the broken, the greedy, and the needy, there will always be war between brothers.”


212. “Relationships end, but they don’t end your life.” – Steve Martin


213. “When you’re having a bad day at work, a lot of times it’s your head. When you’re having good days, a lot of times it’s the absence of the mind.”


214. “Professionalism makes work relationships healthy, foolishness and dishonesty erodes them.” – Ty Howard


215. “No partner in a love relationship… should feel that he has to give up an essential part of himself to make it viable.” – May Sarton


216. “Oh the gladness of their gladness when they’re glad, And the sadness of their sadness when they’re sad; But the gladness of their gladness, and the sadness of their sadness, Are as nothing to their badness when they’re bad” ~ James M. Barrie


217. “Suspicion and jealousy are the death knell of any relationship.” -Jonathan Lockwood Huie


218. “Everything is going to be okay. Actually, it’ll turn out better than okay. You’ll see.”


219. “The good news is hopeful doesn't mean dumb. The bad news is cynical doesn't mean smart.”


220. “Good judgment comes from experience, and a lot of that comes from bad judgment.” ~ Will Rogers


221. “Lots of things can be fixed. Things can be fixed. But many times, relationships between people cannot be fixed, because they should not be fixed. You’re aboard a ship setting sail, and the other person has joined the inland circus, or is boarding a different ship, and you just can’t be with each other anymore. Because you shouldn’t be.” – C. JoyBell C.


222. “But, brothers, this biting of their toe-nails over what is the CAUSE of badness is what turns me into a fine laughing malchick. They don’t go into what is the cause of GOODNESS, so why of the other shop?” ~ Anthony Burgess


223. “The measure of a man is not how much he suffers in the test, but how he comes out at the end.”


224. “Staying in an unhealthy relationship that robs you of peace of mind, is not being loyal. It is choosing to hurt yourself mentally, emotionally and sometimes, physically.” -Kemi Sogunle


225. “Desserts are like mistresses. They are bad for you. So if you are having one, you might as well have two.” ~ Alain Ducasse


226. “If you look for the bad in people expecting to find it, you surely will.” – Abraham Lincoln


227. “If you aren’t good at loving yourself, you will have a difficult time loving anyone since you’ll resent the time and energy you give another person that you aren’t even giving to yourself.” – Barbara De Angelis


228. “Bad news travels fast. Good news takes the scenic route.”


229. “Maybe the most that you can expect from a relationship that goes bad is to come out of it with a few good songs.” – Marianne Faithfull


230. It is better for someone to break your heart once by leaving your life, than for them to stay in your life and break your heart continually. – Terry Mark


231. “It is only through labor and painful effort, by grim energy and resolute courage, that we move on to better things.” — Theodore Roosevelt


232. “Today is a really bad day, Syd. A really, really bad day. Sometimes in life, we need a few bad days in order to keep the good ones in perspective”


233. “People aren't born good or bad. Maybe they're born with tendencies either way, but its the way you live your life that matters.”


234. “Your relationship should be a safe haven, not a battlefield. The world is hard enough already.” — Unknown


235. “Break free of toxic people and relationships, they erode your quality of life.” — Ty Howard


236. Discredit your imagination!


237. “You create more space in your life when you turn your excess baggage to garbage.”― Chinonye J. Chidolue


238. “If you spend your time hoping someone will suffer the consequences for what they did to your heart, then you’re allowing them to hurt you a second time in your mind.” – Shannon L. Alder


239. “Manage your relationships. Great relationships may not be profitable, but bad ones always result in losses.” –Tarun Sharma


240. “While one person hesitates because he feels inferior, another is busy making mistakes and becoming superior.” — Henry C. Link


241. “Everyone has bad days. But some people turn bad days into good lessons.”


242. “And ever has it been known that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation.” – Khalil Gibran


243. “A man of bad character punishes his own soul.” ~ Al-Ghazali


244. “You gotta stop watering dead plants.” — Unknown


245. “Letting go doesn’t mean that you don’t care about someone anymore. It’s just realizing that the only person you really have control over is yourself.” – Deborah Reber, ‘Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul’


246. “The not-self cannot have the bad, meaning they of the government and the judges and the schools cannot allow the bad because they cannot allow the self.” ~ Anthony Burgess


247. “How can I let you be a priority in my life, when I’m still an option in your life?” – Hussein Nishah


248. “Love is never lost. If not reciprocated, it will flow back and soften and purify the heart. – Washington Irving


249. “Be bad, but at least don't be a liar, a deceiver!”


250. “The person who doesn’t value you is blocking you from the one who will.” –Robert Tew


251. “No trouble ever got fixed late at night," he said. "Midnight is for regrets.”


252. “At times the world may seem an unfriendly and sinister place, but believe that there is much more good in it than bad. All you have to do is look hard enough. and what might seem to be a series of unfortunate events may in fact be the first steps of a journey.”


253. “Relationship does not live in essence unless you can reliably tell the truth without being prompted.” — Kathryn Hendricks


254. “A silly idea is current that good people do not know what temptation means. This is an obvious lie. Only those who try to resist temptation know how strong it is… A man who gives in to temptation after five minutes simply does not know what it would have been like an hour later. That is why bad people, in one sense, know very little about badness. They have lived a sheltered life by always giving in.” ~ C. S. Lewis


255. “If you love someone, set them free. If they come back they’re yours; if they don’t they never were.” — Richard Bach


256. “Losing excess fats through exercise is important, but losing useless friends is urgent. Treat urgent things first!” –Israelmore Ayivor


257. “If someone keeps bringing you down, perhaps it’s time to get up and leave.”― Karen Salmansohn


258. “Good habits are as addictive as bad habits, and a lot more rewarding.” ~ Harvey Mackay


259. “Learn to walk away from those who cause harm to you.” – Malika E Nura


260. “Sometimes we must undergo hardships, breakups, and narcissistic wounds, which shatter the flattering image that we had of ourselves, in order to discover two truths: that we are not who we thought we were; and that the loss of a cherished pleasure is not necessarily the loss of true happiness and well-being.” – Jean-Yves Leloup


261. “Relationships based on obligation lack dignity.” – Wayne Dyer


262. “Sometimes it takes heartbreak to shake us awake and help us see we are worth so much more than we’re settling for.” – Mandy Hale, ‘The Single Woman: Life, Love, and a Dash of Sass’


263. “If fortune makes a wicked man prosperous and a good man poor, there is no need to wonder. For the wicked regard wealth as everything, the good as nothing. And the good fortune of the bad cannot take away their badness, while virtue alone will be enough for the good.” ~ Sallust


264. “Now I believe it when people say love is blind… because I must have been blind to love a person like you.” – Mitch Cuento


265. “Friends do not cast shade in order to shine. Remember that. I used to put up with my closest friends throwing shade all the time, because, I WANTED THEM TO SHINE. But then I learned that when you give other people, the space to shine at your own expense, you’re slowly committing suicide. True friends mutually desire the other to shine without the need to cast shade or throw the other under a bus.” -C. Joybell C.


266. “Kurds are like fire, if approached kindly they will warm you, if approached badly they will burn you” ~ Leyla Zana


267. “Since [narcissists] deep down, feel themselves to be faultless, it is inevitable that when they are in conflict with the world they will invariably perceive the conflict as the world’s fault. Since they must deny their own badness, they must perceive others as bad. They project their own evil onto the world. They never think of themselves as evil, on the other hand, they consequently see much evil in others.” ~ M. Scott Peck


268. “Love is supposed to lift you up, not hold you down. It is supposed to push you forward, not hold you back.” -Suzy Kassem


269. “Sometimes we just fall in love with the wrong people.” – Unknown


270. “Sometimes two people need to step apart and make a space between that each might see the other anew, in a glance across a room or silhouetted against the moon.” – Robert Breault


271. “The creative process is lost in a toxic environment. The risk of staying is too great because in it you may never reach your full destiny.” – Germany Kent


272. “When you get out of it, you realize how toxic it actually was.” – Steve Maraboli


273. “Leadership is not about you. It's about investing in the growth of others.'” - Ken Blanchard, Author and Business Consultant


274. “Everyone in life is gonna hurt you; you just have to figure out which people are worth the pain.” – Erica Baican


275. “It doesn't make sense to hire smart people and then tell them what to do. We hire smart people so they can tell us what to do.'” - Steve Jobs, Co-Founder of Apple


276. “Poisonous relationships can alter our perception. You can spend many years thinking you’re worthless. But you’re not worthless. You’re underappreciated.” – Steve Maraboli


277. “Make it a rule of life never to regret and never to look back. Regret is an appalling waste of energy; you can’t build on it; it’s only good for wallowing in.” – Katherine Mansfield


278. “Why is it that any time we speak of temptation we always speak of temptation as something that inclines us to wrong. We have more temptations to become good than we do to become bad.” ~ Fulton J. Sheen


279. “You don’t know what’s right or wrong. You’ve been told ‘you’re crazy’ ‘you´re overreacting’ so many times you started to believe that’s the truth.”― Anna Akana


280. “It was so much easier to blame it on Them. It was bleakly depressing to think that They were Us. If it was Them, then nothing was anyone’s fault. If it was us, what did that make Me? After all, I’m one of Us. I must be. I’ve certainly never thought of myself as one of Them. No one ever thinks of themselves as one of Them. We’re always one of Us. It’s Them that do the bad things.” ~ Terry Pratchett


281. “It is important that we forgive ourselves for making mistakes. We need to learn from our errors and move on.” – Steve Maraboli, ‘Life, the Truth, and Being Free’


282. “Remove yourself from people who treat you like your time doesn’t matter like your feelings are worthless, or like your soul is replaceable.” – S. Mcnutt


283. “The only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun.” ~ Wayne LaPierre


284. “When being in a toxic relationship in life at times you may have to step outside yourself, to see yourself, so you can find yourself and love yourself again.” – Angel Moreira


285. “It happens to everyone as they grow up. You find out who you are and what you want, and then you realize that people you’ve known forever don’t see things the way you do. So you keep the wonderful memories, but find yourself moving on.” – Nicholas Sparks


286. “I felt an inner peace and softness. My Berlin Wall had been cracked; the toxic relationship between me and that critical voice had been severed.”― Penny De Villiers


287. “The only way a relationship will last is if you see it as a place that you go to give, and not a place that you go to take.” ― Tony Robbins


288. “Being single is smarter than being in the wrong relationship.” — Unknown


289. “Badness you can get easily, in quantity. The road is smooth and lies close by. But in front of excellence the immortal gods have put sweat, and long and steep is the way to do it, and rough at first. But when you come to the top, then it is easy, even though it is hard.” ~ Hesiod


290. “Love cannot live where there is no trust.” – Edith Hamilton


291. “Love is patient. Love is kind. It does not envy. It does not boast. It is not proud. It is not rude. It is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres. Love never fails.” – 1 Corinthians 13:4


292. “When you have a bad day, a really bad day, try and treat the world better than it treated you.” -Patrick Stump


293. “That’s all you can do in this world, no matter how strong the current beats against you, or how heavy your burden, or how tragic your love story. You keep going.” – Robyn Schneider, ‘Extraordinary Means’


294. “Sometimes trying to fix them, breaks you.” – Steve Maraboli


295. “Look for something positive in each day, even if some days you have to look a little harder.”


296. “There are only two kinds of people who can drain your energy: those you love, and those you fear. In both instances it is you who let them in. They did not force their way into your aura, or pry their way into your reality experience.”― Anthon St. Maarten


297. “When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That’s my religion.” ~ Abraham Lincoln


298. “Even though you may want to move forward in your life, you may have one foot on the brakes. In order to be free, we must learn how to let go. Release the hurt. Release the fear. Refuse to entertain your old pain. The energy it takes to hang onto the past is holding you back from a new life. What is it you would let go of today?” – Mary Manin Morrissey


299. “When bad news is riding high and despair in fashion, when loud mouths and corruption seem to own center stage, when some keep crying that the country is going to the dogs, remember it’s always been going to the dogs in the eyes of some, and that 90 percent, or more, of the people are good people, generous-hearted, law-abiding, good citizens who get to work on time, do a good job, love their country, pay their taxes, care about their neighbors, care about their children’s education, and believe, rightly, as you do, in the ideals upon which our way of life is founded.”


300. “A media diet of hostility, blame, confrontation and violence corrodes your civic outlook.”


301. “Nothing enables people to do evil as much as does a sense of victimhood” ~ Dennis Prager


302. “Come on, say it again. I'm a perfect devil. Tell me how bad I am. It makes me feel so good!”


303. “I have to remember it is not love that has hurt me; but someone who could not love me in the right way.” -R. YS Perez


304. “Love sometimes hurts when you’re not with the right person But, don’t give up loving.” – Unknown


305. “Madness is badness of spirit, when one seeks profit from all


306. “The death of one relationship always start with the small arguments and then the suspicions.” – Unknown


307. “Just say no to complicated, dead-end, unhealthy, and toxic relationships.” – Stephanie Lahart


308. “Nothing in the universe can stop you from letting go and starting over.”—Guy Finley


309. “When you get into a bad relationship the best thing you can do is get out of it as soon you can.” – Unknown


310. “Assumptions are the termites of relationships.” — Henry Winkler


311. “The most painful thing is losing yourself in the process of loving someone too much, and forgetting that you are special too.” – Ernest Hemingway


312. “Good talent with bad attitude equals bad talent.” ~ Bill Walsh


313. “Error is multiform (for evil is a form of the unlimited, as in the old Pythagorean imagery, and good of the limited), whereas success is possible in one way only (which is why it is easy to fail and difficult to succeed – easy to miss the target and difficult to hit it); so this is another reason why excess and deficiency are a mark of vice, and observance of the mean a mark of virtue: Goodness is simple, badness is manifold.” ~ Aristotle


314. “Sometimes you need those bad days to help you appreciate the good ones.”


315. “Protect your good image from the eyes of negative viewers, who may look at your good appearance with an ugly fiendish eye, and ruin your positive qualities with their chemical infested tongues.”


316. “Defensive devaluation is a protective device that makes love bad, trust unimportant and people “no darn good any way”. People who have been deeply hurt in their relationships will often devalue love so it doesn’t hurt so much. And they often become resigned to never loving again.” -Henry Cloud


317. “A bad man can do a million times more harm than a beast.” ~ Aristotle


318. “Every couple has ups and downs, every couple argues, and that’s the thing—you’re a couple, and couples can’t function without trust.” ― Nicholas Sparks


319. “This is what I say: I've got good news and bad news.


320. “Love yourself first, and everything else falls into line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world.”– Lucille Ball


321. “It's daft, locking us up," said Nanny. "I'd have had us killed."


322. “The news media are, for the most part, the bringers of bad news... and it's not entirely the media's fault, bad news gets higher ratings and sells more papers than good news.”


323. “If you were in a bad relationship and you meet someone new, you’re going to leave with your luggage. The next person is going to have to endure things that someone else causes.” – Curtis Jackson


324. “Bad leaders care about who is right. Good leaders care about what is right.'” - Simon Sinek, Author, and Motivational Speaker


325. “It is not badness, it is the absence of goodness, which, in Art as in Life, is so depressing.” ~ Freya Stark , Bad quotes about life


326. “Problems in relationship occur because each person is concentrating on what is missing in the other person.” – Wayne Dyer


327. “It is easy to love friends and sweethearts. This is selfish love. Higher love embraces enemies and all ugly, bad people. The highest love doesn’t see goodness or badness at all. One should even love warmongers, bad food producers and priests.” ~ Michio Kushi


328. “You don’t have to let that one thing be the thing that defines you.” – Jojo Moyes, ‘After You’


329. “There’s no such thing, you know, as picking out the best woman: it’s only a question of comparative badness, brother.” ~ Plautus


330. “I'd rather get bad news from an honest man than lies from a flatterer.”


331. “All badness is spoiled goodness. A bad apple is a good apple that became rotten. Because evil has no capital of its own, it is a parasite that feeds on goodness.” ~ Fulton J. Sheen


332. “When you struggle with your partner, you are struggling with yourself. Every fault you see in them touches a denied weakness in yourself.” — Deepak Chopra


333. “A bad relationship is like standing on broken glass, if you stay you will keep hurting…If you walk away, you will hurt but eventually you will heal.” — Autumn Kohler


334. “Love myself I do. Not everything, but I love the good as well as the bad. I love my crazy lifestyle, and I love my hard discipline. I love my freedom of speech and the way my eyes get dark when I’m tired. I love that I have learned to trust people with my heart, even if it will get broken. I am proud of everything that I am and will become.” ~ Johnny Weir , Bad quotes about myself


335. “You have to experience sadness to know happiness.”


336. “The most serious failure of leadership is the failure to foresee.” - Robert K. Greenleaf, Founder of the Modern Servant Leadership Movement


337. “May you reach that level within, where you no longer allow your past or people with toxic intentions to negatively affect or condition you.” –Lalah Delia


338. “The truth is that there are no good men, or bad men,’ he said. ‘It is the deeds that have goodness or badness in them. There are good deeds, and bad deeds. Men are just men – it is what they do, or refuse to do, that links them to good and evil. The truth is that an instant of real love, in the heart of anyone – the noblest man alive or the most wicked – has the whole purpose and process and meaning of life within the lotus-folds of its passion. The truth is that we are all, every one of us, every atom, every galaxy, and every particle of matter in the universe, moving toward God.” ~ Gregory David Roberts


339. “What if — is more complicated than that? What if maybe opposite is true as well? Because, if bad can sometimes come from good actions—? where does it ever say, anywhere, that only bad can come from bad actions? Maybe sometimes — the wrong way is the right way? You can take the wrong path and it still comes out where you want to be? Or, spin it another way, sometimes you can do everything wrong and it still turns out to be right?”


340. “What’s broken is broken — and I’d rather remember it as it was than mend it and see the broken places as long as I lived.” – Margaret Mitchell


341. “Sometimes you don’t get closure, you just move on.”― Karen Salmansohn


342. “Every one of the great revolutionists, from Isaiah to Shelley, have been optimists. They have been indignant, not about the badness of existence, but about the slowness of men in realizing its goodness.” ~ Gilbert K. Chesterton


343. “Moral principles do not depend on a majority vote. Wrong is wrong, even if everybody is wrong. Right is right, even if nobody is right.” ~ Fulton J. Sheen


344. “Never awake me when you have good news to announce, because with good news nothing presses; but when you have bad news, arouse me immediately, for then there is not an instant to be lost.”


345. “Every woman that finally figured out her worth, has picked up her suitcases of pride and boarded a flight to freedom, which landed in the valley of change.” – Shannon L. Alder


346. “A lot of times good news happens slowly and bad news happens all at once. And so we tend to focus on the bad news that’s crashing over us in waves, and not on the slow long-term work that people are doing together to try to make a better world for us to share.”


347. “Whenever you’re going through a bad day just remember, your track record for getting through bad days, so far, is 100%. That’s pretty darn good.”


348. “You will evolve past certain people. Let yourself.” – Mandy Hale, ‘The Single Woman: Life, Love, and a Dash of Sass’


349. “Just because you want it doesn’t mean it’s for you. Letting go doesn’t always equate to losing.” — Unknown


350. “When you can’t find the sunshine, be the sunshine.”

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