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I am as frustrated with society as a pyromaniac in a petrified forest. ...
by A. Whitney Brown

I am as frustrated with society as a pyromaniac in a petrified forest.
- A. Whitney Brown

Related topics: Society

The past actually happened but history is only what someone wrote down.
- A. Whitney Brown

Our bombs are smarter than the average high school student.
At least they can find Kuwait.
- A. Whitney Brown

That is the saving grace of humor, if you fail no one is laughing at you.
- A. Whitney Brown

 

I'm not an athiest.
How can you not believe in something that doesn't exist?
That's way too convoluted for me.
- A. Whitney Brown

A group of white South Africans recently killed a black
lawyer because he was black.
That was wrong.
They should have killed him because he was a lawyer.
- A. Whitney Brown

I am not a vegetarian because I love animals;
I am a vegetarian because I hate plants.
- A. Whitney Brown

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If you get frustrated by some of your family,
focus on the good aspects of your relationship
and attempt to overlook the irritations.
Then give thanks for everyone who plays a part in your life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I am getting frustrated by the fact that we have been
out of office for eight years.
I desperately want to lead the Conservative Party to
make quicker progress back into power.
- Kenneth Clarke

I was so frustrated in Sabbath after the last few albums.
I just didn't like the musical direction Sabbath was going in.
- Geezer Butler

The object of this competition is not to be mean to
the losers but to find a winner.
The process makes you mean because you get frustrated.
- Simon Cowell

Whenever I get frustrated, I tell myself,
you could be working at a 7-Eleven right now,
so never take for granted what you do for a living.
- Shannen Doherty

When you are angry or frustrated, what comes out? Whatever it is,
it's a good indication of what you're made of.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

We have been frustrated that there are a number of
incumbents in Maryland offices who have been in office
for years and years and show no movement or desire to pass the torch.
- John Mahoney

It's always discouraging when you don't have things go your way.
They are frustrated just like the rest of us.
- Ed Belfour

It would be a pity if, frustrated by the price of travel,
we elected to become a society that never made contact,
that never gave SETI a fair chance.
- Barney Oliver

In advertising, I was frustrated by having to deal with the client.
It was the only time I really worked in a proper office,
and I didn't like it-simple as that.
- Terry Gilliam

Every writer is a frustrated actor who recites his
lines in the hidden auditorium of his skull.
- Rod Serling

I was getting frustrated with America.
It's interesting how as simple a thing as,
like, letting your hair grow longer changed in the world in those days.
- Terry Gilliam

And I talked to my doctor, and I must admit,
you know, I'm sometimes quite renowned for my outbursts
and I was just very frustrated,
maybe a little frightened.
- Elton John

By-and-large, these are families that are just waiting to get out of here.
They are frustrated; I would be, too.
I get frustrated at the cash register counter when the paper runs out.
- Russel Honore

I'm not getting frustrated...
we all knew from the start that this would be a long process.
- Dick Spring

I'm becoming a frustrated director, I think,
in an actor's body.
- David Wenham

I'm just generally hugely frustrated,
I'm a very, very frustrated man.
I'm just a ball of pent-up frustration.
- Allan Carr

Of course I am frustrated with regard to extreme poverty,
to violence that never seems to cease.
- Roger Moore

Since I was an atheist for many years and came to believe
in God through my studies in science,
it frustrated me to see students and parents who viewed
faith and science as enemies.
- John Clayton

Every comic is really a frustrated rock star.
- Alex Borstein

So, I was always frustrated having to write and having to cut things.
Why should you have to cut anything?
- Ted Nelson

We didn't do anything wrong...
Some are frustrated that we did it this way.
- Rodney Alexander

The public is mad, frustrated, but what the public wants is progress.
- Michael Bloomberg

Frustrated love has been the incentive for many great works.
- John N. Mitchell

I'm a fan myself and I'm frustrated just as much as them when we get beat.
- Steven Gerrard

I think we were all frustrated with our daily routine.
- Neville Marriner

I remember serving in Vietnam in that war,
and many of us at the major Lieutenant Colonel,
colonel level were frustrated that no one in the U.S.
wanted to debate it that way.
- William Odom

Everyone gets frustrated and aggressive,
and I'd sooner take my aggression out on a guitar than on a person.
- Paul Weller

In virtually every organization, regardless of mission and function,
people are frustrated by problems that seem unsolvable.
- Margaret J. Wheatley

If not for music, I would probably be a very frustrated scientist.
It's one way to answer the question,
'What is the meaning of life?' I feel music answers it better.
- Paula Cole

I'm not like one of those actors who's a frustrated director.
- Gary Sinise

I know that sounds selfish, but you have to look at
what it's doing to you personally -
are you frustrated because of the way people perceive you,
or are you happy enough about the things you've realized
about yourself that you can tolerate the way people perceive you?
- Shannon Hoon

At the point where I'm trying to force something and it's not happening,
and I'm getting frustrated with, say,
writing a poem, I can go and pick up the brushes and start painting.
At the point where the painting seems to not be going anywhere,
I go and pick up the guitar.
- Joni Mitchell

If you work in casting, it's sort of not cool to want to act.
A lot of people think that casting directors are frustrated actors,
but it wasn't true with any of the casting people I knew.
- Catherine Keener

As a print journalist, you can be frustrated by people who don't call you back,
parts of the story you can't get.
TV gets you access to everyone because people call you back.
It also allows you to satisfy your curiosity.
I am a very curious person.
- Tucker Carlson

I think it's very clear that the American people are
frustrated with this move toward socialism.
And so whether you're back or white,
if you believe that the conservative construct is in
the best interest of our future,
than you too would be voting with Republicans,
and if you had the opportunity to run you'd join us as well.
- Tim Scott

The pains of disconcerted or frustrated habits,
and the inherent pleasure there is in following them,
are motives which nature has put into our wills without
generally caring to inform us why;
and she sometimes decrees,
indeed, that her reasons shall not be ours.
- Chauncey Wright

I'm frustrated by something, it's my fault for exposing
myself to it in the first place.
The rumor mill always seemed like a grass fire to me.
Why walk out in the middle of the field,
it's just going to flame out and go away just like everything else does?
- Amy Grant

Usually I'm frustrated when I look at my films and
I don't believe that I've made a real transformation
beyond my usual sets of gestures and expressions.
I still have this nagging feeling that it's me,
that I didn't create a unique character.
- Helena Bonham Carter

You know, last season I didn't do anything on the show,
so I was frustrated.
I mean, don't get me wrong: It's nice to get a paycheck.
But if you don't really do anything it's not very satisfying.
- Lorraine Bracco

I think it does work.
The fact that the law is there and injustices can be rectified,
I think has a lot to do with the fact that the people
in this country aren't as frustrated as they are in
some of these places in Eastern Europe and don't resort to violent revolution.
- Harold H. Greene

You're always frustrated, you don't have the chance
to do a song on the album,
like the Beatles did with Ringo and George,
or like Led Zeppelin, where everybody was given a chance to contribute.
There never is a chance with the Stones.
- Bill Wyman

When I produce a movie - and I've produced a number of movies,
unlike Arnold - yes, I'm frustrated when the union says you can't do this,
you can't work past that hour, you've got to break for lunch.
But ultimately, they're right.
What they do is for everyone's benefit.
- Warren Beatty

I'm as frustrated with the French, I think,
as anyone, but look, there's going to be other challenges
and there are going to be other issues.
As long as there's a war on terrorism going on,
we're all going to have to work together.
- John McCain

It is always possible for the court to overreach its
proper bounds and perhaps declare a lot of laws unconstitutional
and frustrate the will of the majority in a way that
it ought not be frustrated.
- William Rehnquist

I think he Oswald felt he was a failure and for the
United States and for President Kennedy and all of us.
He knew he was a failure at everything he tried,
frustrated, with a very sad life, but he was a Marxist.
- John Sherman Cooper

A lot of my idealism was frustrated by the end of the
'60s because of the way things went with the assassinations
and the sense that the political establishment was
so fixed in its ways you couldn't change anything.
- David Talbot

Criticism really used to hurt me.
Most of these critics are usually frustrated artists,
and they criticise other people's art because they can't do it themselves.
It's a really disgusting job.
They must feel horrible inside.
- Rosanna Arquette

The one thing I seek above all else is understanding.
Sometimes I'm so frustrated and I don't get it.
But I'm lucky to have a good management team and people
around me who explain things and answer my questions.
- Justin Guarini

Obscenities...
I think a lot of dumb people do it because they can't
think of what they want to say and they're frustrated.
A lot of smart people do it to pretend they aren't very smart -
want to be just one of the boys.
- Andy Rooney

The opposite of courage in our society
is not cowardice, it is conformity.
- Rollo May

Society censors our actions,
but our dreams reveal our true character.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Society is a masked ball,
where every one hides his real character,
and reveals it by hiding.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Truth is certainly a branch of morality
and a very important one to society.
- Thomas Jefferson

People who work together will win,
whether it be against complex football defenses,
or the problems of modern society.
- Vince Lombardi

In Iroquois society, leaders are encouraged to
remember seven generations in the past and
consider seven generations in the future
when making decisions that affect the people.
- Wilma Mankiller

I had three chairs in my house;
one for solitude, two for friendship, three for society.
- Henry David Thoreau

The key to organizing an alternative society is to
organize people around what they can do,
and more importantly, what they want to do.
- Abbie Hoffman

We must stop thinking of the individual and start thinking
about what is best for society.
- Hillary Clinton

How can a society that exists on instant mashed potatoes,
packaged cake mixes, frozen dinners,
and instant cameras teach patience to its young?
- Paul Sweeney

It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
- Jiddu Krishnamurti

Society honors its living conformists and its dead troublemakers.
- Mignon McLaughlin

Some people strengthen the society just by being the kind of people they are.
- John W. Gardner

The wise person often shuns society for fear of being bored.
- Jean de la Bruyere


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