63+ Best Pushing Away Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Push away means to show that you do not want someone’s help or attention. Profoundly inspirational pushing away quotes will brighten up your day and make you feel ready to take on anything.

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Famous Pushing Away Quotes

I think sometimes parents and teachers can push children away from reading by telling them it’s something they must do, the same way they must eat their greens and must pass their exams in school. Poppycock! Read or don’t read – that’s your call. — Darren Shan

You set your goals to a point where they’re attainable, but far enough away that you have to really go get them. And every year I push my goals a little bit farther away, and every year I work a little bit harder to get them. — Rafael Palmeiro

I’d say that if you had a strained relationship with your mom, for whatever reason, the best thing to do is be open with each other, talk it over, try and work it out somehow as opposed to just putting a wall up and pushing them away. — Victoria Justice

Einstein wrestled with a problem back before we even knew the universe was expanding, and he was looking for a way to keep the universe from collapsing. And so he discovered, in his theory of gravity, something like this dark energy – he called it a cosmological constant – could play this role, pushing things away. — Adam Riess

There is the natural tendency that all of us are vulnerable to, to deny unpleasant realities and to look for any excuse to push them away and resolve to think about them another day long in the future. — Al Gore

I tend to push whatever is looking over my shoulder away when I am writing. It’s once the box of books arrive that I say I’m going to be pilloried for this or that. But then you realize it’s done, and there is nothing I can do. I’m proud of the book. — David Bergen

Nothing will push me away from Bayern. — Thomas Muller

I love my Disney fans. A lot of the kids want to grow up and push away from that image, but I don’t feel that way at all. — Chelsea Kane

I’m pretty good at remaining calm during an emergency. My house burned down when I was 12, which made me really pragmatic about what needed to be done. But I can be bad in that I compartmentalize a lot of emotions and push them away to deal with them at a later date. — Anne Hathaway

My lighter, more superficial side will always steal a march on the deeper side and therefore always win. You can’t imagine how often I’ve tried to push away this Anne, which is only half of what is known as Anne – to beat her down, hide her. — Anne Frank

God does not become more divine when we push him away from us in a sheer, impenetrable voluntarism; rather, the truly divine God is the God who has revealed himself as logos and, as logos, has acted and continues to act lovingly on our behalf. — Pope Benedict XVI

From a Hindu perspective, you are born as what you need to deal with, and if you just try and push it away, whatever it is, it’s got you. — Ram Dass

I apologise now to everybody for being the way I’ve been. What I was doing, torturing myself over an illness, is horrible. You push them away because you’re trying to quantify what’s gone on. — Andy Cole

I hate jealous guys! Everyone can be jealous. We all have that in us. Push the demon down or it’s going to drive the other person away. — Ashley Greene

Rich always wanted to be so close that it freaked me out. I always thought it was weak of him that he liked me so much, but then I realized that he was strong to put up with me and stay with me when I kept trying to push him away. — Suzy Shuster

I have a four year old and I’m telling you we did Nickelodeon last night and he embarrassed me. It was like one of those moments when I couldn’t believe my kid is acting like this. I just had to just like walk away from him because he was really pushing my buttons. — Nia Long

The snake kills by squeezing very slowly. This is how the civilized world slowly, slowly pushes into the forest and takes away the world that used to be. — James Cameron

Few writers push the reader away with the coolness, dignity, and faint melancholy of Fleur Jaeggy. — Sheila Heti

Sound should bring you in. We have people in all these specialized departments to make it one whole. They are supposed to work together to bring us into their world, not push us away. For example, rock music has to be loud, but it doesn’t have to be too loud. — Donna McKechnie

I’m hypersensitive to negativity and duplicity, and I want to push it away by writing comedy. Maybe that hypersensitivity comes across and allows me to play dastardly, multi-layered people. — Bob Odenkirk

First of all, I was a good Christian kid. My mom and dad taught me never to fight. So I never fought. The other kids picked that up right away. They said, ‘Oh, he’s not going to try to do anything.’ They’d push me, shove me, hit me. I’d just stand there and take it. — Frank Peretti

I always want to approach records from where it feels very graspable. You know what the song’s about, but it’s presented to you in a way that’s like, ‘I never heard something like this before,’ but it doesn’t push you away. — Jon Bellion

Horror is the future. And you cannot be afraid. You must push everything to the absolute limit, or else life will be boring. People will be boring. Horror is like a serpent: always shedding its skin, always changing. And it will always come back. It can’t be hidden away like the guilty secrets we try to keep in our subconscious. — Dario Argento

I am somebody who focuses on a dialogue between generations – that’s the drive of my work. I believe the young generation take the power; they’ll take over at one point, but the older generation, they’ll push it away only because of the fear. I’m the opposite; I’m curious. — Raf Simons

Very rarely does a mainstream film push the envelope. A film that’s so-called mainstream and questions certain norms, certain notions of morality, and gets away with it opens doors. It means the common man, the majority of the people, have accepted it. — Javed Akhtar

Dark comedy is very difficult. You have to bring the audience in and push them away at the same time. — Pierce Brosnan

People hold me accountable. Before I would push people away, but that’s not a way to be successful. — Ryan Leaf

Later, in the early teens, I used to ride my bike every Saturday morning to the nearest airport, ten miles away, push airplanes in and out of the hangars, and clean up the hangars. — Alan Shepard

In this world, conversations are negotiations for closeness in which people try to seek and give confirmation and support, and to reach consensus. They try to protect themselves from others’ attempts to push them away. — Deborah Tannen

A depressed person is often a person who will push others away. If you are pushed away and pushed away and pushed away, you have to have an enormous amount of inner resources to keep going back. — Miriam Toews

My goal is to get my music out to as many people as possible. That a song of mine is being played on the radio so far away from home really, really pushes me. It’s everything I’ve dreamed of. — Dua Lipa

I just push away everything negative. Just do what you want to do and believe that you can do it and you will do it. — Maryse Mizanin

For me, the most interesting people are ones who often work against their best interests. Bad choices. They go in directions where you go, ‘No no no nooo!’ You push away someone who is trying to love you, you hurt someone who’s trying to get your trust, or you love someone you shouldn’t. — Paul Haggis

Love won’t be tampered with, love won’t go away. Push it to one side and it creeps to the other. — Louise Erdrich

That’s what hurts the environmental movement – holding people to a standard they cannot meet. That just pushes people away. — Laurie David

I’ve had the time to go through all the life phases with my parents, from being a bratty teenager, pushing them away, to saying later on, ‘Oh my God, I can’t believe what you did for me – thank you. I love you so much.’ — Marcia Cross

I try to push ideas away, and the ones that will not leave me alone are the ones that ultimately end up happening. — J. J. Abrams

Christians who enjoy and support art and culture, who make it a priority in their lives, and who reach out to those in the arts instead of reflexively pushing them away, can help bring the culture toward a renewed appreciation of goodness, truth, and beauty. And that is good for everyone. — Eric Metaxas

It is now such a complex society in terms of media. It just comes at us from every direction. You kind of have to push it all away. — Peter Jackson

Kids need to open up to their parents. And parents should realize that when kids are pushing you away, that’s the time to really step in. — Alexa Vega

Overspending is as certain a part of the holiday season as overeating. But pushing away from both the table and the cash register at least a little bit sooner can make the post-holiday hangover hurt a little bit less. — Jeffrey Kluger

I sometimes find that playing the bad guy, or villains, or psychopaths tend to be much more psychologically rewarding. And you can really push it, you can push the limits, and get away with it. — Sean Bean

When museums are built these days, architects, directors, and trustees seem most concerned about social space: places to have parties, eat dinner, wine-and-dine donors. Sure, these are important these days – museums have to bring in money – but they gobble up space and push the art itself far away from the entrance. — Jerry Saltz

If you and I had a relationship, and I like to dance and you don’t, will that affect our relationship? If I push you and push you, maybe you’ll learn to dance, but more likely, that will move you away from me. — Randa Haines

Why push people away? I love when people come up to me and say they appreciate the work! — Veronica Cartwright

Sometimes you have the trends that’s not that cool. You may have certain artists portraying these trends and don’t really have that lifestyle, and then it gives off the wrong thing. And it becomes kinda corny after awhile. It’s really about keeping hip-hop original and pushing away the corniness in it. — Kendrick Lamar

I see it as someone who’s been burned doesn’t have to be put in this box where they can’t be glamorous – I try and live that vision all the time and push those stereotypes away. That’s all you can do. — Katie Piper

You see God’s hands in so many situations. Then someone will point to all the bad things that are going on. Well, it’s because we don’t want God in our society. We are pushing God farther and farther away. And we can now see those consequences in our society. — Jeremy Camp

I like to believe that if you pay close attention to the sentences as they unfold, they will draw you in rather than pushing you away. — Damon Galgut

The guitar is something you kind of embrace, and the piano is something you kind of – when you play it, you sort of push it away. It feels very different. — Nick Cave

I just think it’s so much more rewarding and important to go around the world and bring people together as opposed to pushing people away. — Drake Bell

I think that the hardest thing about working with young people in foster care who’ve been through this kind of neglect and abuse is really to convince them that they are worthy of being loved. And I think because often they don’t feel worthy of it, that’s why they push people away. — Vanessa Diffenbaugh

While President Bush’s tax give-aways for the rich are pushing us further into debt, he compensates by increasing the out-of-pocket costs to our veterans. — Tom Harkin

Guilt is an emotion that is never very far away from Rick Grimes. He’s a man that shoulders the responsibility, and it’s one of the forces that keeps pushing him on. — Andrew Lincoln

When violence is real and you flinch away from it, violence does not push people to try and imitate that. Often, we shun the violence that makes us flinch, because it disturbs us. And what makes us uncomfortable and disturbs us is not often bad. What disturbs us will not make us imitate that. — Anurag Kashyap

I call my therapist every other day. It’s not a one-stop shop. You have to push away all that negativity in your head. Face it, name it, let it go. — Fergie

Don’t push away that chance if you’re one of the lucky ones who find that partner. And remember, you can always change a job. I hear it’s much harder to switch out a husband. — Mika Brzezinski

The fold is that place where He keeps His flock shut behind the hurdles of the Ten Commandments. Every now and then, a sheep leaps one of these hurdles or pushes his way between them and runs away into forbidden pastures. Then the Good Shepherd goes after the erring sheep and brings it back. — Sabine Baring-Gould

Normally, we push away the things we’re scared of. — Jeff Bridges

I always think that trying to push yourself as an actor in a direction that you’ve never been before, developing characters which are more difficult to get into the head of, or are more interesting and further away from yourself, is always a challenge. But, you want to take up that challenge and try your best. — Asa Butterfield

The music comes first. When Geoff has made something the inspiration comes automatically. His music is very expressive. But still is is a very difficult process: I have to add something to his music, not push it away. It has to be equal, and I find that very difficult. — Beth Gibbons

Fashion is so close in revealing a person’s inner feelings and everybody seems to hate to lay claim to vanity so people tend to push it away. It’s really too close to the quick of the soul. — Stella Blum

I want to help children develop strengths that allow them to feel they don’t have to push things away mentally… If we ‘cotton-ball’ kids, it produces adults who are too scared to think for themselves and are easily manipulated. — Morris Gleitzman

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