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  I dont like to reject anyone, I just pretend and if I see them and they go, 'Oh hey, I requested you on Facebook,' I say, 'Oh I never use Facebook, sorry.  
 -  Andrew Garfield
  

  Punk was a protest against work and against boredom. It was a sign of life, a rant, a scream, a rejection of bourgeois morals. But have things improved since then? Arguably, they've got worse.  
 -  Howard Hodgkin
  

  I wrote poems in my corner of the Brooks Street station. I sent them to two editors who rejected them right off. I read those letters of rejection years later and I agreed with those editors.  
 -  Carl Sandburg
  

  For every successful actor or actress, there are countless numbers who don't make it. The name of the game is rejection. You go to an audition and you're told you're too tall or you're too Irish or your nose is not quite right. You're rejected for your education, you're rejected for this or that and it's really tough.  
 -  Liam Neeson
  

  Believe me, the next step is a currency crisis because there will be a rejection of the dollar, the rejection of the dollar is a big, big event, and then your personal liberties are going to be severely threatened.  
 -  Ron Paul
  

  It's easy to cry when you realize that everyone you love will reject you or die.  
 -  Chuck Palahniuk
  

  The most important element of a free society, where individual rights are held in the highest esteem, is the rejection of the initiation of violence.  
 -  Ron Paul
  

  Through my illness I learned rejection. I was written off. That was the moment I thought, Okay, game on. No prisoners. Everybody's going down.  
 -  Lance Armstrong
  

  I told the ambulance men the wrong blood type for my ex, so he knows what rejection feels like.  
 -  Oliver Evans
  

  I think all great innovations are built on rejections.  
 -  Louise Berliawsky Nevelson
  

  There's no point in dwelling on rejection.  
 -  Isabel Lucas
  

  Save your rejections so that later when you are famous you can show them to people and laugh.  
 -  Meg Cabot
  

  A rejection is nothing more than a necessary step in the pursuit of success.  
 -  Bo Bennett
  

  Sometimes I feel my whole life has been one big rejection.  
 -  Marilyn Monroe
  

  There is going to be a hundred thousand doors slammed in your face before one opens, so feel ok about taking rejection.  
 -  Heather Matarazzo
  

  An objection is not a rejection; it is simply a request for more information.  
 -  Bo Bennett
  

  Yes, I think especially the Pentecostal churches, you know, that there's been such a growth in Pentecostalism. And it's a rejection of the much more dour and barren kind of Calvinist worship and also, the very formal Catholic forms of worship.  
 -  Barbara Ehrenreich
  

  You get used to the rejection and you don't take it personally.  
 -  Daniel Craig
  

  I sold 'Time Life' books on the telephone. It's probably the only pure skill job I've ever had. When you're on and you're good, you get 'yes' after 'yes.' When you're slightly off, you get rejection after rejection. It was one of the greatest jobs I ever had. It was brutal.  
 -  Gary Neville
  

  Actors search for rejection. If they don't get it they reject themselves.  
 -  Charlie Chaplin
  

  Retirement may be looked upon either as a prolonged holiday or as a rejection, a being thrown on to the scrap-heap.  
 -  Simone de Beauvoir
  

  Most fears of rejection rest on the desire for approval from other people. Don't base your self-esteem on their opinions.  
 -  Connie Mack
  

  The radical novelty of modern science lies precisely in the rejection of the belief... that the forces which move the stars and atoms are contingent upon the preferences of the human heart.  
 -  Walter Lippmann
  

  A man's primary fantasy is access to a variety of attractive women without the fear of rejection.  
 -  Warren Farrell
  

  Real estate sales was perfect training for the experience to go into public life because you learn to accept rejection, learn to meet new people, learn to work with people and find common ground. That's the way you sell houses... that's also the way you win over constituency.  
 -  Johnny Isakson
  

  Every rejection is incremental payment on your dues that in some way will be translated back into your work.  
 -  James E. Burke
  

  I submit all my plays to the National Theatre for rejection. To assure myself I am seeing clearly.  
 -  Howard Barker
  

  I didn't have a problem with rejection, because when you go into an audition, you're rejected already. There are hundreds of other actors. You're behind the eight ball when you go in there.  
 -  Anais Nin
  

  I take rejection as someone blowing a bugle in my ear to wake me up and get going, rather than retreat.  
 -  Sylvester Stallone
  

  Every great advance in natural knowledge has involved the absolute rejection of authority.  
 -  Thomas Henry Huxley
  

  I used to save all my rejection slips because I told myself, one day I'm going to autograph these and auction them. And then I lost the box.  
 -  James E. Burke
  

  At this point in my career, I don't have to deal with audition rejections. So I get my rejection from other things. My children can make me feel rejected. They can humble you pretty quick.  
 -  Al Pacino
  

  Dialogue and education for peace can help free our hearts from the impulse toward intolerance and the rejection of others.  
 -  Daisaku Ikeda
  

  Actors search for rejection. If they don't get it they reject themselves.  
 -  Charlie Chaplin
  

  You've got to really be able to accept the rejection.  
 -  Barry Mann
  

  You're going to have more rejection than acceptance.  
 -  Barry Mann
  

  I think with any sort of rejection, you're angry that you weren't enough for that person.  
 -  Jennie Garth
  

  I don't think feminism, as I understand the definition, implies the rejection of maternal values, nurturing children, caring about the men in your life. That is just nonsense to me.  
 -  Hillary Clinton
  

  My first job out of college was as an editorial assistant in a New York publishing house. Being an editorial assistant is the purgatory would-be editors must endure before they can ascend the ladder and begin acquiring books on their own. I spent a year filing paperwork, writing copy, and typing rejection letters.  
 -  Julia Child
  

  Some actors couldn't figure out how to withstand the constant rejection. They couldn't see the light at the end of the tunnel.  
 -  Harrison Ford
  

  Attitude is your acceptance of the natural laws, or your rejection of the natural laws.  
 -  Samuel Chase