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47 No Drama Quotes to Detoxify Your Relationships and Life

Dayna Remus
Jan 16, 2023
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We all inevitably have some level of drama in our lives. We are, after all, imperfect and sometimes deal with situations negatively. Read the 47 quotes below to keep learning about how to clean out all the drama in your life.

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The television screen, theatre, and musicals are filled with drama, which can be an exciting experience. However, when this spills into our daily reality, it becomes a mess that needs to be cleaned up as fast as possible.

Maybe we are surrounded by individuals who are constantly causing drama, either by picking fights over nothing, gossiping, or overreacting to minor situations. Read the 47 quotes below to learn more about the toxic nature of drama.

Cheryl Richardson’s quote: "Just because some people are fueled by drama doesn't mean you have to attend the performance." | Image: AmoDays

Cheryl Richardson’s quote: "Just because some people are fueled by drama doesn't mean you have to attend the performance." | Image: AmoDays

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Quotes about the Power of Silence and Stepping Back

"Some people insist on inviting me to their drama buffet … No thanks! My soul hungers for nourishment and growth; it doesn't lust for poison and depletion." — Steve Maraboli

"Don't waste words on people who deserve your silence. Sometimes the most powerful thing you can say is nothing at all." — Mandy Hale

"Our best decisions are often what we choose not to get involved in." — Doug Cooper

"I learned to keep my eyes open and my mouth shut." ― Gary Heiden

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"Just because some people are fueled by drama doesn't mean you have to attend the performance." — Cheryl Richardson

Quotes about Rising above the Drama

Taylor York’s quote: "There's no need for drama and hate, y'all. Let's love each other! We're all human, right?" | Image: AmoDays

Taylor York’s quote: "There's no need for drama and hate, y'all. Let's love each other! We're all human, right?" | Image: AmoDays

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"People on a path of purpose don't have time for drama." — Brendon Burchard

"I only have time for you, not your drama." ― Ibrahim Hanif

"I no longer have time for unnecessary drama. I wasted so much time scared, self-conscious, and insecure. Life is too short to stress the small things anymore." ― Daryl Hannah

"Taking on too much of other people's drama is just a poor excuse for not taking ownership and control over your own life." ― José N. Harris

"I don't want no drama in my life, even though we have a little bit, but no more letting people control you. That's drama because then you become something that you're not." ― Mary J. Blige

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Mandy Hale’s quote: "Don't waste words on people who deserve your silence. Sometimes the most powerful thing you can say is nothing at all." | Image: AmoDays

Mandy Hale’s quote: "Don't waste words on people who deserve your silence. Sometimes the most powerful thing you can say is nothing at all." | Image: AmoDays

"Don't feed the drama monster. It's insatiable and has no friends." ― Donna Goddard

"If only people put as much energy into helping people as they do into creating drama." ― Akiroq Brost

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"Life is short; I have no time for drama." ― Caroline Manzo

Brendon Burchard’s quote: "People on a path of purpose don't have time for drama." | Image: AmoDays

Brendon Burchard’s quote: "People on a path of purpose don't have time for drama." | Image: AmoDays

"There's no need for drama and hate, y'all. Let's love each other! We're all human, right?" — Taylor York

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Quotes on Love, Relationships, and Drama

"It took me years to figure out that upset was upset, and tumultuousness was not the same thing as passion. Love isn't drama." ― Deb Caletti

"When you surround yourself with dramatic people, your life will be driven by drama instead of destiny." ― Gift Gugu Mona

"I was born when she kissed me. I died when she left me. I lived a few weeks while she loved me." ― Humphrey Bogart

"Pay attention… When a person is gossiping, you are learning more about them and their character than anything they are gossiping about." ― Steve Maraboli

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Deb Caletti’s quote: "It took me years to figure out that upset was upset, and tumultuousness was not the same thing as passion. Love isn't drama." | Image: AmoDays

Deb Caletti’s quote: "It took me years to figure out that upset was upset, and tumultuousness was not the same thing as passion. Love isn't drama." | Image: AmoDays

"No more games, no more drama. When you wanna be real, gimme a hello." ― Nitya Prakash

"She was a ray of sunshine, a warm summer rain, a bright fire on a cold winter's day, and now she could be dead because she had tried to save the man she loved." ― Grace Willows

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"I had liked him for all the wrong reasons." ― Wendelin Van Draanen

"Anger precedes hate, while love vicariously hangs in the balance." ― Lorraine Gokul

Steve Maraboli’s quote: "Let go of the people who dull your shine, poison your spirit and bring you drama. Cancel your subscription to their issues." | Image: AmoDays

Steve Maraboli’s quote: "Let go of the people who dull your shine, poison your spirit and bring you drama. Cancel your subscription to their issues." | Image: AmoDays

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"If you raise the bar and offer your best to others, then you deserve the same or better. Sometimes you have to divorce people who add no value to your life because they have nothing to offer but drama." — Bindu

"I have my team. Like if you see everyone around meI have my hair and makeup girl, my assistant. They're very calm; they're all about positive energy. There're no drama queens. Everyone wants everyone else to have a positive experience. There are no agendas. I think it creates a healthy environment, and there are no boundaries to cross." — Fergie

"Let go of the people who dull your shine, poison your spirit and bring you drama. Cancel your subscription to their issues." — Steve Maraboli

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"Toxic people will pollute everything around them. Don't hesitate. Fumigate." ― Mandy Hale

Thought-Provoking Quotes on Drama

"It's not some big event that creates the drama; it's the little things of everyday life that bring about that drama." ― Asghar Farhadi

George P. Baker’s quote: "No drama, however great, is entirely independent of the stage on which it is given."  | Image: AmoDays

George P. Baker’s quote: "No drama, however great, is entirely independent of the stage on which it is given." | Image: AmoDays

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"As for writing about temptation, there's no drama without temptation, and no novel without drama." — Tom Perrotta

"Perhaps passing through the gates of death is like passing quietly through the gate in a pasture fence. On the other side, you keep walking without the need to look back. No shock, no drama, just the lifting of a plank or two in a simple wooden gate in a clearing. Neither pain, nor floods of light, nor great voices, but just the silent crossing of a meadow." ― Mark Helprin

"Every one of us is a minor tragedy. Most of us learn to cope." ― Elizabeth Bear

"Isn't it kind of silly to think that tearing someone else down builds you up?" ― Sean Covey

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"It's strange, the lack of emotion, the absence of drama in reality. When things happen in real life, extraordinary things, there's no music; there's no dah-dah-daaahhs. There's no close-ups. No dramatic camera angles. Nothing happens. Nothing stops; the rest of the world goes on." ― Kevin Brooks

Tom Perrotta’s quote: "As for writing about temptation, there's no drama without temptation and no novel without drama." | Image: AmoDays

Tom Perrotta’s quote: "As for writing about temptation, there's no drama without temptation and no novel without drama." | Image: AmoDays

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"I think that no matter how much you don't like yourself or the drama of your life, you can still find some comedy in it." — Tommy Lee Jones

"No drama, however great, is entirely independent of the stage on which it is given." — George P. Baker

"Textbooks pretty much have no real drama. They have no real storyline. To the extent, they have a storyline." — James Loewen

Quotes from People Surrounded by Drama

"If there's not drama and negativity in my life, all my songs will be really wack and boring or something." — Eminem

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"I will break your heart over a [expletive] library card." ― Patrick Rothfuss

Adele’s quote: "My life is full of drama, and I don't have time to worry about something as petty as what I look like." | Image: AmoDays

Adele’s quote: "My life is full of drama, and I don't have time to worry about something as petty as what I look like." | Image: AmoDays

"Never annoy an inspirational author, or you will become the poison in her pen and the villain in every one of her books." ― Shannon L. Alder

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"My life is full of drama, and I don't have time to worry about something as petty as what I look like." — Adele

An Infinite Number of Drama-Filled Quotes

"When you're young, you have no worries, no drama, only your imagination. It's the best!" — Devon Werkheiser

"Now I'd like someone to tell me there is no drama in real life!" — Alexandre Dumas

"I'm overweight, despise change, and rarely if ever, initiate anything. Unlike my friends, I've had no drama in my life which might qualify as box office material. If a little more drama came my way, however, I would probably need to purchase some courage in order to withstand it. Oh well, if a bit of change equals a bit of drama, I'm willing to risk it." — J.C. Patrick

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Devon Werkheiser’s quote: "When you're young you have no worries, no drama, only your imagination. It's the best!" | Image: AmoDays

Devon Werkheiser’s quote: "When you're young you have no worries, no drama, only your imagination. It's the best!" | Image: AmoDays

"She wanted there to be more blood and screeching. She wanted each death to detonate before her like a little black firework. She wanted it to matter. There was bellowing all around her, but the killing itself was soft and quiet and matter of fact. Life to death, life to death, with no more drama than turning over a counterpane." ― Frances Hardinge

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"You are enough to drive a saint to madness or a king to his knees." ― Grace Willows

"There's no drama. There's nothing. Everyone is there to work, everyone is really kind, and everyone is very helpful, especially to me. I went in there, hoping to learn. I could have easily been put on some project with somebody who really doesn't care about teaching or sharing. But, while I was there, all of the cast were very helpful. I would constantly ask questions." ― Steven Yeun

"I like a no-drama set. I welcome visitors by and large; I like music playing on sets between set-upsall that stuff." ― Chris Eigemen

"There is no drama so great as that of a teenage girl." ― Rachel Caine

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Alexandre Dumas’ quote: "Now I'd like someone to tell me there is no drama in real life!" | Image: AmoDays

Alexandre Dumas’ quote: "Now I'd like someone to tell me there is no drama in real life!" | Image: AmoDays

As we all know, the people that generally claim to hate drama are the ones who perpetuate it the most. So, it's best to stay clear of them or have a serious discussion if you're not ready to let go.

However, we are just human; every now and then, it's not too harmful, and sometimes even helpful to gossip with one's friends and loved ones.

Outside of individuals constantly surrounded by drama, we also need to look out for people who only contact us when they need something. Read these 42 quotes on users to learn how to escape their clutches.

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