33 Quotes About Being Shunned


No one wants to experience the feeling of being rejected. For some, being shunned by another can leave you with a deep sense of pain. Here are some important quotes about being shunned to encourage you to treat others differently.

“A best friend is the only one that walks into your life when the world has walked out.”

“A just and a brave man acts fearlessly and with explicitness; he does not shun, but court, the scrutiny of mankind; he lives in the face of day, and the whole world confesses the clearness of his spirit and the rectitude of his conduct.”

“Beauty, like ice, our footing does betray; Who can tread sure on the smooth, slippery way: Pleased with the surface, we glide swiftly on, And see the dangers that we cannot shun.”

“Chase your dreams until you catch them…and then dream, catch, and dream again!”

“Don’t rely on men but don’t shun them either.”

“Every time I thought I was being rejected from something good, I was actually being re-directed to something better.”

“Everyone pretends to be ‘free thinkers’, but few individuals pass the line into expressive territories that may be detrimental to their own social well-being.”

“He that shuns trifles must shun the world.”

“I am crying over the loss of something I never had. How ridiculous. Mourning something that never was – my dashed hopes, dashed dreams, and my soured expectations.”

“I am good at walking away. Rejection teaches you how to reject.”

“I don’t want anyone who doesn’t want me.”

“I made career decisions that came from the part of me who wanted to shun the limelight.”

“I think he’s handling it with grace. A lot of teenage boys would sulk, or lurk around under your window with a boom box.”

“Is it not enough to know the evil to shun it? If not, we should be sincere enough to admit that we love evil too well to give it up.”

“Isn’t that the greatest tragedy? When someone rejects us, no matter how they abuse our love, we hope against reason that somehow they will come back to us.”

“It is not our differences that divide us. It is our inability to recognize, accept, and celebrate those differences.”

“It’s easy to cry when you realize that everyone you love will reject you or die.”

“Man should not try to avoid stress any more than he would shun food, love or exercise.”

“Over the years, I have come to realize that the greatest trap in our life is not success, popularity, or power, but self-rejection. ”

“Placing my head on my knees, I let the irrational tears fall unrestrained. I am crying over the loss of something I never had. ”

“Rejection, though–it could make the loss of someone you weren’t even that crazy about feel gut wrenching and world ending.”

“Shun all vice, especially card playing.”

“Shun no toil to make yourself remarkable by some talent or other; yet do not devote yourself to one branch exclusively. Strive to get clear notions about all. Give up no science entirely; for science is but one.”

“The truth is not always what you see. It is about what you actually want to see. You cannot let go your whole life based on truth. Because, sometimes, it is a lie that we count on for our togetherness.”

“Those people who shun us just because of the label we’re on, or the fact that we’ve got a video out there that’s getting us somewhere, are only limiting themselves, because they aren’t keeping an open mind.”

“To shun one’s cross is to make it heavier.”

“To the youth who have taken up guns, I urge them to return to their parents and shun violence.”

“We cannot shun our values as an immigrant nation. This is a wrong path.”

“What then in love can woman do? If we grow fond they shun us. And when we fly them, they pursue: But leave us when they’ve won us.”

“When the strong box contains no more both friends and flatterers shun the door.”

“When you give yourself permission to communicate what matters to you in every situation you will have peace despite rejection or disapproval. ”

“When you’re following your inner voice, doors tend to eventually open for you, even if they mostly slam at first.”

“While fools shun one set of faults they run into the opposite one.”

There are ways you can repent and save yourself from continually committed the act of shunning others.

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