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Trouble is, kids feel they have to shock their elders
by Ben Lindsey

Trouble is, kids feel they have to shock their elders
and each generation grows up into something harder to shock.
- Ben Lindsey

Related topics: Teen

Pontius Pilate was the first great censor and Jesus
Christ the first great victim of censorship.
- Ben Lindsey

I do beseech you to direct your efforts more to preparing
youth for the path and less to preparing the path for the youth.
- Ben Lindsey

I demand for the unmarried mother, as a sacred channel of life,
the same reverence and respect as for the married mother;
for Maternity is a cosmic thing and once it has come to pass,
our conversation must not be permitted to blaspheme it.
- Ben Lindsey

 

It ain't what you don't know that gets you into trouble.
It's what you know for sure that just ain't so.
- Mark Twain (attributed)

The trouble is,
if you don't risk anything,
you risk even more.
- Erica Jong

Laugh, and the world laughs with you;
Weep, and you weep alone;
For the sad old earth must borrow its mirth,
But has trouble enough of its own.
- Ella Wheeler Wilcox

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Worry is the interest paid by those who borrow trouble.
- George Washington

Do not anticipate trouble,
or worry about what may never happen.
Keep in the sunlight.
- Benjamin Franklin

A "No" uttered from deepest conviction
is better and greater than a "Yes" merely uttered to please,
or what is worse, to avoid trouble.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

When trouble arises and things look bad,
there is always one individual who perceives a solution
and is willing to take command.
Very often, that individual is crazy.
- Dave Barry

When I look back on all these worries,
I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed
that he had had a lot of trouble in his life,
most of which had never happened.
- Winston Churchill

Friends are angels who lift us to our feet
when our wings have trouble remembering how to fly.
- Anonymous

A quotation is a handy thing to have about,
saving one the trouble of thinking for oneself.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Move to your heart, Breathe.
Close your eyes and breathe deeply - slowly -
fill your lungs with love and gratitude -
exhale each and every trouble -
again and again - gratitude in, troubles out.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Nobody, as long as he moves about
among the chaotic currents of life,
is without trouble.
- Carl Jung

The trouble with having an open mind, of course,
is that people will insist on coming along
and trying to put things in it.
- Terry Pratchett

There is a secret wisdom-of-the-ages
that holds the key to breaking our
cycle of self-imposed suffering.
The secret wisdom is, "Life is not supposed to be fair."
This is not sad news. This is GLORIOUS news!
Life is not broken. Nothing is wrong.
God has not failed, died, or gone on vacation.
The world is working perfectly. We just misunderstood.
Somewhere along the way, someone got the idea that
life was "supposed" to be "fair,"
and all the trouble started -
expectation, disappointment, resentment, anger -
a whole cycle of suffering that began
with the belief that life is "supposed" to be "fair."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The trouble with the world is not
that people know too little,
but that they know so many things that ain't so.
- Mark Twain

Every government is a parliament of whores.
The trouble is, in a democracy, the whores are us.
- P. J. O'Rourke

The trouble with a kitten is that eventually it becomes a cat.
- Ogden Nash

You don't help people in your poems.
I've been trying to help people all my life -
that's my trouble.
- Charles Olson

The trouble with jogging is that the ice falls out of your glass.
- Martin Mull

When in doubt, mumble; when in trouble,
delegate; when in charge, ponder.
- James H. Boren

The trouble with always trying to preserve the health
of the body is that it is so difficult to do without
destroying the health of the mind.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

God writes a lot of comedy... the trouble is,
he's stuck with so many bad actors
who don't know how to play funny.
- Garrison Keillor

All marriages are happy.
It's the living together afterward that causes all the trouble.
- Raymond Hull

Birds are indicators of the environment.
If they are in trouble, we know we'll soon be in trouble.
- Roger Tory Peterson

Dad, I'm in some trouble.
There's been an accident and you're going to hear all
sorts of things about me from now on.
Terrible things.
- Edward Kennedy

The trouble with our times is that the future is not what it used to be.
- Paul Valery

I used to sell furniture for a living.
The trouble was, it was my own.
- Les Dawson

The trouble with travelling back later on is that you
can never repeat the same experience.
- Michael Palin

To be satisfied with a little, is the greatest wisdom;
and he that increaseth his riches,
increaseth his cares; but a contented mind is a hidden treasure,
and trouble findeth it not.
- Akhenaton

Do not trouble yourself much
to get new things, whether clothes or friends...
Sell your clothes and keep your thoughts.
- Henry David Thoreau

I love those who can smile in trouble,
who can gather strength from distress,
and grow brave by reflection.
- Leonardo da Vinci

My motto was always to keep swinging.
Whether I was in a slump or feeling badly or having trouble off the field,
the only thing to do was keep swinging.
- Hank Aaron

The trouble with law is lawyers.
- Clarence Darrow

You know, it takes two to get one in trouble.
- the movie She Done Him Wrong (1933)

When trouble comes, it's your family that supports you.
- Guy Lafleur

When a friend is in trouble, don't annoy him by asking
if there is anything you can do.
Think up something appropriate and do it.
- Edward W. Howe

Love is the self-delusion we manufacture to justify
the trouble we take to have sex.
- Daniel S. Greenberg

When I get logical, and I don't trust my instincts -
that's when I get in trouble.
- Angelina Jolie

Unless we form the habit of going to the Bible
in bright moments as well as in trouble,
we cannot fully respond to its consolations
because we lack equilibrium between light and darkness.
- Helen Keller

The trouble with the rat race is that even if you win,
you're still a rat.
- Lily Tomlin

If you can get the proper definition of trouble,
then we can find out who the real troublemakers are.
- Al Sharpton

If the scholar feels that he must know everything about any topic,
he is in trouble - and will not publish with a clear conscience.
- Kenneth L. Pike

On the whole, and this comment can get me in a lot of trouble,
I find that retailers in the comic book business are not business people.
They're fans who've gotten themselves shops.
- Rob Walton

The trouble with retirement is that you never get a day off.
- Abe Lemons

The most common trouble with advertising is that it
tries too hard to impress people.
- James Randolph Adams

Never meet trouble half-way.
- John Ray

Being the 8th out of 10 kids, and being the one that stayed in trouble,
I sort of became a momma's boy.
- Bo Jackson

The little trouble in the world that is not due to
love is due to friendship.
- Edgar Watson Howe

I have my warts.
I sometimes say things that get me in trouble.
In other words, I lead with my heart and not my head.
That's the only chance we have against George Bush.
- Howard Dean

Education doesn't change life much.
It just lifts trouble to a higher plane of regard.
- Robert Frost

I've been in a lot of trouble and come out of it.
I think it shows a lot of good character.
- Stefan Edberg

I've always had confidence.
Before I was famous, that confidence got me into trouble.
After I got famous, it just got me into more trouble.
- Bruce Willis

The way out of trouble is never as simple as the way in.
- Edgar Watson Howe

The trouble with movies as a business is that it's an art,
and the trouble with movies as art is that it's a business.
- Charlton Heston

To mourn and bewail your ill-fortune,
when you will gain a tear from those who listen,
this is worth the trouble.
- Aeschylus

The trouble with most comedians who try to do satire
is that they are essentially brash,
noisy and indelicate people who have to use a sledge
hammer to smash a butterfly.
- Imogene Coca

We are Bayern Munich and English teams always have
trouble as soon as they leave the island.
- Oliver Kahn

If literature isn't everything, it's not worth a single
hour of someone's trouble.
- Jean-Paul Sartre

It's very little trouble for me to accomodate my fans,
unless I'm actually taking a pee at the time.
- Harrison Ford

They act as if they supposed that to be very sanguine
about the general improvement of mankind is a virtue
that relieves them from taking trouble about any improvement in particular.
- John Morley

I'm trying to get hold of them...
the trouble is a lot of the companies that recorded
and produced the albums went bust,
so I don't know where to get the masters.
- Cy Coleman

The cool kindliness of sheets, that soon smooth away trouble;
and the rough male kiss of blankets.
- Rupert Brooke

Trouble is a sieve through which we sift our acquaintances.
Those too big to pass through are our friends.
- Arlene Francis

It's always been too slow for me.
Playing.
The pace of things.
I'm a fast sprinter.
The trouble was, after playing in the group for a few months,
I couldn't reach that point.
- Syd Barrett

As a child, I've always been in trouble with men and
the police have always had to get involved,
through no fault of my own.
- Katie Price

Any gifted child can potentially get in real trouble
because of the way they are handled.
- Itzhak Perlman

Old maids do not mind giving people trouble.
- Thomas Nelson Page


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