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A list of the best rejection quotes and sayings, including the names of each speaker or author when available. This list is sorted by popularity, so only the most famous rejection quotes are at the top. The authors of these historic rejection quotes are displayed next to each quote, so if you see one you like be sure to check out other inspirational rejection quotes from that same writer.

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To be no part of any body, is to be nothing. John Donne

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Anyone who cannot come to terms with his life while he is alive needs one hand to ward off a little his despair over his fate... but with his other hand he can note down what he sees among the ruins. Franz Kafka

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In so far as one denies what is, one is possessed by what is not, the compulsions, the fantasies, the terrors that flock to fill the void. Ursula K. Le Guin

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Negation is the mind's first freedom, yet a negative habit is fruitful only so long as we exert ourselves to overcome it, adapt it to our needs; once acquired it can imprison us. Emil Cioran

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Dear to us are those who love us... but dearer are those who reject us as unworthy, for they add another life; they build a heaven before us whereof we had not dreamed, and thereby supply to us new powers out of the recesses of the spirit, and urge us to new and unattempted performances. Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Any man who does not accept the conditions of human life sells his soul. Charles Baudelaire