54+ Best Denial Quotes: Exclusive Selection

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Famous Denial Quotes

Perhaps you notice how the denial is so often the preface to the justification. – Christopher Hitchens

Delay is the deadliest form of denial. – C. Northcote Parkinson

Denial and inactivity prepare people well for the roles of victim and corpse. – John Leach

Living in denial only makes accepting the truth that much harder. – Jules F.

Where justice is denied, where poverty is enforced, where ignorance prevails, and where any one class is made to feel that society is an organized conspiracy to oppress, rob and degrade them, neither persons nor property will be safe. – Frederick Douglass

As the fear of God is the beginning of wisdom, so the denial of God is the height of foolisnes. – R.C. Sproul

In order to escape accountability for his crimes, the perpetrator does everything in his power to promote forgetting. If secrecy fails, the perpetrator attacks the credibility of his victim. If he cannot silence her absolutely, he tries to make sure no one listens. – Judith Lewis Herman

Refusal to believe until proof is given is a rational position; denial of all outside of our own limited experience is absurd. – Annie Besant

Denial ain’t just a river in Egypt. – Mark Twain

The human mind isn’t a terribly logical or consistent place. Most people, given the choice to face a hideous or terrifying truth or to conveniently avoid it, choose the convenience and peace of normality. That doesn’t make them strong or weak people, or good or bad people. It just makes them people. – Jim Butcher

The speed of the human mind is remarkable. So is its inability to face the obvious. – SIMON MAWER

Without realizing that the past is constantly determining their present actions, they avoid learning anything about their history. They continue to live in their repressed childhood situation, ignoring the fact that is no longer exists, continuing to fear and avoid dangers that, although once real, have not been real for a long time. – Alice Miller

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

A man who denies his past is a man who truly denies himself a future, for he refuses to know himself, and to deny knowledge of oneself is to stumble through life as handicapped as the blind mute. – Tobsha Learner

Most men would rather deny a hard truth than face it. – George R.R. Martin

The easiest way to solve a problem is to deny it exists. – Isaac Asimov

Better a friendly denial than unwilling compliance. – PROVERBS

It is not necessary to deny another’s reality in order to affirm your own. – Anne Wilson Schaef

One picture is worth 1,000 denials. – Ronald Reagan

Denial, perhaps, is a necessary human mechanism to cope with the heartaches of life. – Richard Paul Evans

The road of denial leads to the precipice of destruction. – John Bunyan

What state do you live in? Denial. – Bill Watterson

Underneath all that denial, you’re someone who’s deeply, deeply nice. – David Levithan

Denial is an ugly thing. – Nicholas Sparks

Denial, they say, stands forDon’t even notice I am lying.Human beings are the only animals who are happily lied to by our own minds about what is actually happening around us. – Cesar Millan

I would rather have regrets of excess than regrets of denial. – Jeanette Winterson

Denial is a wall in which love hides behind. – unknown

The thing about denial is that it doesn’t feel like denial when it’s going on. – Georgina Kleege

When denial is in play, a person simply refuses to recognize the truth, no matter how apparent. – Taite Adams

Denial is the lid on our emotional pressure cooker: the longer we leave it on, the more pressure we build up. Sooner or later, that pressure is bound to pop the lid, and we have an emotional crisis. – Susan Forward

Denial exists when three beliefsintersect: 1. It cannot happen.2. It cannot happen to you. 3. It cannot happen to you now. – Johnnie Dent Jr.

Denial is a common tactic that substitutes deliberate ignorance for thoughtful planning. – CHARLES TREMPER

Clouds cannot cover secret places, nor denials conceal truth. – Demosthenes

Denial does not solve the problem. Denial does not make the problem go away. Denial does not give us peace of mind, which is what we are really seeking when we engage in it. Denial is a liar. It compounds the problem, because it keeps us from seeing a solution, and taking action to resolve it. – BILL KORTENBACH

Never underestimate the power of denial. – Wes Bently

The abuse dies in a day, but the denial slays the life of the people, and entombs the hope of the race. – Charles Bradlaugh

Denial is the number one aspect of medicine. That’s why people don’t get check-ups. – Larry L. King

That which is denied cannot be healed. – Brennan Manning

God’s delay is not God’s denial. – Robert H. Schuller

Denial of one appetite sharpens the others. – Mason Cooley

It takes a lot of courage to face up to things you can’t do because we feed ourselves so much denial. – Zoe Saldana

Denial is a very powerful thing. – Jane Velez-Mitchell

Remember to be honest with yourself. Denial is how we often get stuck in the same place in life. – unknown

Denial is the way we handle what we cannot handle. – Anonymous

I think denial’s fascinating. It’s a jokey word, but it really happens, and sometimes in enormous ways. – Marian Keyes

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

More people would learn from their mistakes if they weren’t so busy denying them. – Harold J. Smith

Denial is the worst form of truth. – Ella The Wise and powerful

Denial is useful defense mechanism until it’s not. – Rosalind Kaplan

Denial does not change reality for everyone else. Only for the one denying and those who are foolish enough to believe the fantasy. – Elle Casey

Being in denial never resolved any problem for anyone, anywhere. – Muhammed Haider

No denial of the truth will ever invalidate it. – Nikki Rosen

At first, they’ll only dislike what you say, but the more correct you start sounding the more they’ll dislike you. – Criss Jami

Denial is the worst kind of lie…because it is the lie you tell yourself. – Michelle A. Homme