Passive Aggressive Quotes On Success In Life

These passive aggressive quotes will inspire you.

Below you will find a collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging passive aggressive quotes, passive aggressive sayings, and passive aggressive proverbs.

Best Passive Aggressive Quotes

  1. “Peace is not the absence of conflict but the presence of creative alternatives for responding to conflict – alternatives to passive or aggressive responses, alternatives to violence.” ~ Dorothy Thompson
  2. “People who feel the need to push and control tend to keep their feelings bottled up. As a result, they get shut down or remote, and their feelings come out in twisted, unhealthy ways. They become irritable, passive-aggressive, or volatile, for example.” ~ Judith Orloff
  3. “I think I have some anger-management issues, and they end up coming out in these passive-aggressive songs that sound happy.” ~ Sara Bareilles
  4. “Peace is not the absence of conflict, but the ability to cope with it” ~ Mahatma Gandhi

  5. “Curator Shantrelle P. Lewis left for Amsterdam an Andy Warhol fellow and came back with a film in her pocket. Please support this confrontation of the Netherlands’ violently passive-aggressive racist traditions, by an American Southern, aggressive. She’s a top-notch thinker and lover of questions.” ~ Dream Hampton , Passive aggressive quotes for love
  6. “Victims may be defensive, submissive, over-accommodating to others, passive-aggressive in conflict, dependent on others for self-worth, overly sensitive, even manipulative. They’re often angry, resentful, and envious, feeling unworthy or ashamed about their circumstances. Have you ever felt or acted this way?” ~ David Emerald Womeldorff
  7. “You’re always feeling powerless in life. If you’re in an abusive relationship or working for what we call a psychotic boss sometimes the only option is to leave because you’re emotions get so entangled with these manipulative people that staying there you’re just helpless because they’re good at passive-aggressive games and you’re not, so you have to leave.” ~ Robert Greene
  8. “I’ve met a few people who were passive-aggressive, but I’ve never met anyone who was aggressive-passive. I don’t want tacos! Maybe.” ~ Demetri Martin

  9. “Heterosexual women who’ve had long-term relationships see their man fall apart. They go, “I’m giving him my whole life – I’m giving him my love, I’m cooking for him, he’s got this great sex, he’s got everything. Why is he so miserable all of a sudden? Why does he want to get away with his buddies and look at other girls? What is his problem?” It seems like something that happens to men, they feel like their manliness has been chipped away and destroyed by being with just one woman. They feel resentful and they’re passive-aggressive.” ~ Anna Biller
  10. “Most people are passive-aggressive in this world. I have the idea that the human being is born with a kind of reservoir of aggression. We are inherently somewhat aggressive creatures and we either channel that indirect ways or we channel it in indirect ways and become passive-aggressive.” ~ Robert Greene
  11. “My mom is very good at being passive-aggressive, and my Dad is a total wiseass, so I think the mixture of the two of them is my comedy. But, I am definitely the first comedian in my family.” ~ Amy Schumer
  12. “I’m not passive-aggressive. If something bothers me, I think about it, then I act on it. I express it.” ~ Anton Yelchin

  13. “A lot of the things that involve power on the highest levels sometimes involve the darker side of human psychology. People can be very passive aggressive or they can be aggressive and they can conceal their intentions. There’s this world that exists that nobody writes about or describes it’s like a dirty little secret or taboo.” ~ Robert Greene
  14. “Feedback for leaders is often nuanced and difficult to deliver. That said, hearing you are passive-aggressive from 10 different people described 10 different ways becomes hard to ignore.” ~ Scott Weiss
  15. “Every time we speak, we choose and use one of four basic communication styles: assertive, aggressive, passive and passive-aggressive.” ~ Jim Rohn
  16. “Cath wished she didn’t use the word “just” so much. It was her passive-aggressive tell, like someone who twitched when they were lying.” ~ Rainbow Rowell

  17. “If you have an image of someone cutting off a relationship, it’s the cutting off that will lead to your suffering. If you see the action as their need being expressed, then the message is within them, not you. Any interpretation you put onto another person’s message (such as passive-aggressive, withholding, etc.), you will pay for because of how you took it.” ~ Marshall B. Rosenberg
  18. “Despite popular opinion, there are no important parallels between Madonna and Monroe, who was a virtuoso comedienne but who was insecure, depressive, passive-aggressive, and infuriatingly obstructionist in her career habits. Madonna is manic, perfectionist, workaholic. Monroe abused alcohol and drugs, while Madonna shuns them. Monroe had a tentative, melting, dreamy solipsism; Madonna has Judy Holliday’s wisecracking smart mouth and Joan Crawford’s steel will and bossy, circus master managerial competence.” ~ Camille Paglia , Passive aggressive quotes for work
  19. “I know that I brought this all on myself. I know that I deserve this. I’d do anything not to be this way. I’d do anything to make it up to everyone. And to not have to see a psychiatrist, who explains to me about being “passive aggressive.” ~ Stephen Chbosky
  20. “You guys are so caught up in your polished images and your passive-aggressive comments that no one ever comes right out and says anything. Well, I’m going to.” ~ Richelle Mead

  21. “I lived in Chicago for a few years and got a sense of – kind of that broad-shouldered, windy, um, stern, Midwestern, warm-slash-passive aggressive, wonderful – every adjective I can think of, very cold.” ~ Amy Poehler
  22. “Canada has a passive-aggressive culture, with a lot of sarcasm and righteousness. That went with my weird messianic complex. The ego is a fascinating monster. I was taught from a young age that I had to serve, so that turned into me thinking I had to save the planet.” ~ Alanis Morissette

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