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Alienating Quotes

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We have long observed that every neurosis has the result,
and therefore probably the purpose, of forcing the
patient out of real life,
of alienating him from actuality.
- Sigmund Freud

I find capitalism repugnant.
It is filthy, it is gross, it is alienating...
because it causes war, hypocrisy and competition.
- Fidel Castro

One ends up relying on pure musical inspiration,
and failing that, the music won't lead to anything good,
or it will alienate all but the most die-hard fans.
- Boris Vian

Few things tend more to alienate friendship than a
want of punctuality in our engagements.
I have known the breach of a promise to dine or sup
to break up more than one intimacy.
- William Hazlitt

 

Partly because his life ended before the age of 50,
Hamilton was defined by the other founding fathers,
and he managed, with amazing consistency,
to alienate most of them.
- Ron Chernow

But the disparaging of those we love always alienates
us from them to some extent.
We must not touch our idols; the gilt comes off in our hands.
- Gustave Flaubert

Myth is supposed to bring us together,
but fantasy alienates us.
- Dustin Hoffman

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The government can only be brought down because it
alienates several parties in the House.
- Stephen Harper

Our technological infrastructure alienates us from each other.
No need to form a workplace community,
everybody there will be out in a year or two,
and so will you, looking for a better place.
- Mary Douglas

I spent a lot of time feeling alienated and rejected.
- Lisa Bonet

Canada remains alienated from its allies,
shut out of the reconstruction process to some degree,
unable to influence events.
There is no upside to the position Canada took.
- Stephen Harper

So I, for one, didn't feel alienated by what happened in 77.
- Peter Hammill

As I began to discover my own truth and endeavored
to possess it with clarity,
I became more and more alienated from that which my companions held,
or professed to hold.
- Juan Goytisolo

We have for the past year and undoubtedly will be for the next year,
dealing with an electorate that is more alienated and
more cynical than at any point in modern time.
- Robert Teeter

I felt alienated at school, and I never did well with girls.
- Burt Bacharach

I think it is wrong that we went against The U.N.
and that we have alienated our allies and invaded a
country that hasn't threatened us,
that it is a pre-emptive strike.
- Rosanne Cash

If I felt we had alienated the Unionists,
it would worry me because we've spent a great deal
of time trying to open up discussion and dialogue with the Unionist Parties.
- Dick Spring

I think most writers feel like they're on the outside
looking in much of the time.
All of us feel, to a certain extent,
alienated from the stuff going on around us.
- Mark Haddon

President Bush's war on Iraq is viewed broadly in Islamic
communities as an attack on Islam,
and thus the President has alienated a large part of
one fifth of the world's population.
- John Olver

I felt alienated by the experience and decided to stay
away from corporate employment.
- Lee Child

The conscious process is reflected in the imagination;
the unconscious process is expressed as karma,
the generation of actions divorced from thinking and alienated from feeling.
- William Irwin Thompson

It was clear to me that the forms of consciousness
of our inherited and acquired historical education -
aesthetic consciousness and historical consciousness -
presented alienated forms of our true historical being.
- Hans-Georg Gadamer

When you stop to think about it, so many films today
where we don't have that kind of contact are films about alienation.
About alienated feelings.
We are much more alienated from our colleagues nowadays.
- Elmer Bernstein

I became alienated from this religious upbringing,
and started making music.
I wanted to be a big star.
All those things I saw in the films and on the media took hold of me,
and perhaps I thought this was my god:
the goal of making money.
- Cat Stevens

I've been thinking about the distorted view of science
that prevails in our culture.
I've been wondering about this, because our civilization
is completely dependent on science and high technology,
yet most of us are alienated from science.
- Ann Druyan

But sometimes in the midst of worry,
anxiety and hard work,
it has been pretty hard to bear all these false reports
going about the country -
to see my friends alienated and being made to believe
things that were absolutely false.
- John Harvey Kellogg

Without alienation, there can be no politics.
- Arthur Miller

Clinton feels a profound alienation from the Washington culture here,
and I happen to agree with him.
- Bob Woodward

Family traditions counter alienation and confusion.
They help us define who we are; they provide something steady,
reliable and safe in a confusing world.
- Susan Lieberman

Thus in Christianity the alienation had become total,
and it was this total alienation that was the biggest
obstacle to the progress of self-consciousness.
- Bruno Bauer

There is only one way left to escape the alienation of present day society:
to retreat ahead of it.
- Roland Barthes

Alienation as our present destiny is achieved only
by outrageous violence perpetrated by human beings on human beings.
- R. D. Laing

I think the degree of alienation and despair is more universal.
- Terry Southern

Young alienation, disappointment and heartache is all
a part of the first real growing up that we do.
- Judd Nelson

You can't put abandonment and alienation under arrest.
- Carrie P. Meek

Marks of Identity is, among other things,
the expression of the process of alienation in a contemporary
intellectual with respect to his own country.
- Juan Goytisolo

There is no religion in which everyday life is not considered a prison;
there is no philosophy or ideology that does not think
that we live in alienation.
- Eugene Ionesco

We have witnessed the terrible increases in the incidence of alcoholism,
the advent of drug dependency, the protests,
marches, strikes and human alienation.
- Alex Campbell

I don't want to express alienation.
It isn't what I feel.
I'm interested in various kinds of passionate engagement.
All my work says be serious, be passionate,
wake up.
- Susan Sontag

I worked with my son when he was much younger;
we did L.A.
Law together, where I played his father and he played
a kid who was suing his father for alienation of affection or something.
It was great.
- Rene Auberjonois

Another cause for the increase in alienation and cynicism
is a feeling that too many policy decisions that affect
individuals have been taken out of any system that
has accountability or that they can influence.
- Robert Teeter

Black people should have recognition for themselves
and their backgrounds and their relationships with
other people in the world and thus lose some of their alienation.
This museum has certainly stood for that in this town.
- Katherine Dunham

The historical experience of socialist countries has
sadly demonstrated that collectivism does not do away
with alienation but rather increases it,
adding to it a lack of basic necessities and economic inefficiency.
- Pope John Paul II

I guess lyrically they're similar because they're talking
about escaping the kind of misery that likes company.
'The Last One Alive,' for me, is very simple.
It's just about alienation, really, that causes anger.
- Jon Crosby

See no evil, Hear no evil, Speak no evil.
- Japanese pictorial maxim (the Three Wise Monkeys)

If we have no peace,
it is because we have forgotten
that we belong to each other.
- Mother Teresa

He who can no longer pause to wonder
and stand rapt in awe,
is as good as dead;
his eyes are closed.
- Albert Einstein

I leave no trace of wings in the air,
but I am glad I have had my flight.
- Rabindranath Tagore

A good traveler has no fixed plans,
and is not intent on arriving.
- Lao Tzu

There are no facts, only interpretations.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

Believe nothing, no matter where you read it,
or who said it, no matter if I have said it,
unless it agrees with your own reason
and your own common sense.
- The Buddha

Everyone is a prisoner of his own experiences.
No one can eliminate prejudices -
just recognize them.
- Edward R. Murrow

Say NO to the demands of the world.
Say YES to the longings of your own heart.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Clouds come floating into my life,
no longer to carry rain or usher storm,
but to add color to my sunset sky.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Time, like life itself, has no inherent meaning.
We give our own meaning to time as to life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Live with intention.
Walk to the edge.
Listen hard.
Practice wellness.
Play with abandon.
Laugh.
Choose with no regret.
Appreciate your friends.
Continue to learn.
Do what you love.
Live as if this is all there is.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The River of Life has no meaning,
no good, no bad, no better, no worse,
no love, no hate, no fear, no anger, no joy.
The River of Life has no judgment, no expectation.
The River of Life just IS.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I say NO to the demands of the world.
I say YES to the longings of my own heart.
There is nothing I ever need to have.
There is nothing I ever need to do.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Where there is shouting, there is no true knowledge.
- Leonardo da Vinci

It is a terrible thing to see and have no vision.
- Helen Keller

No good comes from hurrying.
- Yiddish Proverb

Through humor, you can soften some
of the worst blows that life delivers.
And once you find laughter,
no matter how painful your situation might be,
you can survive it.
- Bill Cosby

Remember, no matter where you go, there you are.
- Confucius

There is no passion to be found playing small -
in settling for a life that is less
than the one you are capable of living.
- Nelson Mandela

Life is NOT "Supposed to be Fair."
Know that there is no single way that life is "supposed" to be.
Demanding that life meet our expectations
is a sure fire recipe for a miserable existence.
Life is a game with no rules.
Life just happens to us regardless of our best intentions.
Our only path to happiness lies in being open
to receiving whatever life throws at us -
with Gratitude. Have NO Expectations of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I believe that everything happens for a reason.
People change so that you can learn to let go,
things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they're right,
you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself,
and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.
- Marilyn Monroe

Choose with no regret.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Travelers, there is no path.
Paths are made by walking.
- Antonio Machado

Take your life in your own hands, and what happens?
A terrible thing: no one to blame.
- Erica Jong

Sing like no one's listening,
love like you've never been hurt,
dance like nobody's watching,
and live like its heaven on earth.
- Mark Twain

Without change, there would be no butterflies.
- Anonymous


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