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Breakdown Quotes

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One of the symptoms of an approaching nervous breakdown
is the belief that one's work is terribly important.
- Bertrand Russell

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I was certainly open for something being on the edge of a nervous breakdown,
perplexed by my own sexuality.
I was gay.
- Lionel Blue

I always felt that anorexia was the form of breakdown
most readily available to adolescent girls.
- Kate Beckinsale

I've read a couple of things that I was sort of close
to having a nervous breakdown.
But I don't think I was.
I was very, very tired.
It was a really difficult time.
- Kate Bush

 

Whether or not we can save Lake Michigan,
whether or not we can avoid a breakdown in our criminal
justice system are more important than whether or not
I'm going to be governor.
- Bill Scott

Nobody gets a nervous breakdown or a heart attack from
selling kerosene to gentle country folk from the back of a tanker in Somerset.
- Roald Dahl

A bad liver is to a Frenchman what a nervous breakdown is to an American.
Everyone has had one and everyone wants to talk about it.
- Art Buchwald

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Barry and I were in the middle of building a house,
and I was in the midst of having a nervous breakdown,
because that's what you do when you build a house.
- Cynthia Weil

I love Mariah Carey.
Remember the breakdown? I loved the breakdown.
- Kathy Griffin

The boarding-school experience in Paris was very hard,
I didn't put up with it very well.
I was sick all the time, or in any case frail,
on the edge of a nervous breakdown.
- Jacques Derrida

The last thing we need is yet another makeup company.
Even I have a nervous breakdown when I go through the
department store makeup floor.
- Lauren Hutton

For the parents of a Little Leaguer,
a baseball game is simply a nervous breakdown into innings.
- Earl Wilson

A baseball game is simply a nervous breakdown divided into nine innings.
- Earl Wilson

Madness need not be all breakdown.
It may also be break-through.
It is potential liberation and renewal as well as enslavement and existential death.
- R. D. Laing

Coaching in the NBA is not easy.
It's like a nervous breakdown with a paycheck.
- Pat Williams

On the other hand, I believe there's hope,
because the breakdown and the repair are happening simultaneously.
- Kathryn Bigelow

And revolutions always mean the breakdown of old authority.
- Hu Shih

I believe in work, hard work, and long hours of work.
Men do not breakdown from overwork, but from worry and dissipation.
- Charles Evans Hughes

I'm taking one thing at a time.
With the children and launching my solo career it would
drive me to a nervous breakdown if I tried to organise
a wedding on top of that.
- Natasha Hamilton

I have been to hell and back.
I had a very, very bad nervous breakdown.
- Andy Gibb

Progressive rhetoric has the effect of concealing social
crisis and moral breakdown by presenting them as the
birth pangs of a new order.
- Christopher Lasch

I had a woman breakdown and cry when she met me which
was difficult to deal with because immediately when someone starts to cry,
you want to comfort them, you know, "Poor thing."
I comforted her.
I tried to make her feel better.
- Elijah Wood

We will see a breakdown of the family and family values
if we decide to approve same-sex marriage,
and if we decide to establish homosexuality as an acceptable
alternative lifestyle with all the benefits that go
with equating it with the heterosexual lifestyle.
- Jerry Falwell

I was just absolutely exhausted.
The media said I've been treated for a nervous breakdown.
All that stuff I just took as people taking the opportunity
when you're down to give you a kick.
- John Hewson

The worker can unionize, go out on strike;
mothers are divided from each other in homes,
tied to their children by compassionate bonds;
our wildcat strikes have most often taken the form
of physical or mental breakdown.
- Adrienne Rich

Even institutions of State, such as the judiciary,
were seriously weakened, to the extent that the citizenry
justifiably feared a breakdown in law and order.
The business community was hit by a slump in sales and confidence,
leading to reduced earnings and loss of jobs.
- Kamisese Mara

I have a nervous breakdown in the film and in one scene
I get to stand at the top of the stairs waving an empty sherry bottle which is,
of course, a typical scene from my daily life,
so isn't much of a stretch.
- Emma Thompson

A quick glance at the American left reveals a movement
in the midst of a nervous breakdown,
displaying behavior that goes beyond inconsistency
into the realm of bipolar moods and multiple personality disorders.
- Michael Medved

We were talking about really getting Europe on its feet.
It was our hope that there would be a breakdown of
trade barriers in Europe first,
and then eventually a breakdown internationally,
which would help increase trade with Europe.
- W. Averell Harriman

To transform breakdowns into breakthroughs
is the whole function of a master.
- Osho

Going back to Ireland involves at least six to seven
emotional breakdowns for me per day.
- Anjelica Huston

Fill your heart with the creative power
to accept the past,
decorate the present
and transform the future.
- Osho

I trust my intuition to deliver
powerful visions of my inspired future,
and I empower my intent to
transform those visions into reality.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

At all times and under all circumstances,
we have the power to transform the quality of our lives.
- Werner Erhard

I am the master of my emotions -
I transform fear to love, anger to compassion,
pain to comfort, scarcity to abundance,
expectation to gratitude, and jealousy to generosity.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I Dream with Powerful Intention -
Opening my mind to Spirit, I trust my intuition
to deliver powerful visions of my inspired future,
and I empower my intent to transform those visions into reality.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Anything I can not transform
into something marvelous, I let go.
- Anais Nin

Art doesn't transform.
It just plain forms.
- Roy Lichtenstein

Some painters transform the sun into a yellow spot,
others transform a yellow spot into the sun.
- Pablo Picasso

If one is lucky, a solitary fantasy can totally transform one million realities.
- Maya Angelou

The future enters into us, in order to transform itself in us,
long before it happens.
- Rainer Maria Rilke

Today, the forces of competition, technology,
and globalization have converged to spur innovation
and to transform the way business is done in the securities industry.
- Arthur Levitt

What do you do with what you're given,
and how do you transform it into something worthwhile?
- Donald Fagen

Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.
- Maria Montessori

Zen teaches that once we can open up to the inevitability of our demise,
we can begin to transform that situation and lighten up about it.
- Allen Klein

When our thousands of Chinese students abroad return home,
you will see how China will transform itself.
- Deng Xiaoping

The lullaby is the spell whereby the mother attempts
to transform herself back from an ogre to a saint.
- James Fenton

I mean I tried to transform myself through characters throughout my career.
- Charlize Theron

Not even analysis, by itself, can transform you.
You must still do the changing yourself.
- Natalie Wood

I have always believed, and I still believe,
that whatever good or bad fortune may come our way
we can always give it meaning and transform it into something of value.
- Hermann Hesse

The goal of modern propaganda is no longer to transform
opinion but to arouse an active and mythical belief.
- Jacques Ellul

Life is only a long and bitter suicide,
and faith alone can transform this suicide into a sacrifice.
- Franz Liszt

My opinion on who's wrong or who's right has nothing
to do with the fact that we have to bring together
people who are against each other,
to transform antagonism into cooperation.
- Harri Holkeri

The greatest happiness is to transform one's feelings into action.
- Madame de Stael

There is no brilliant single stroke that is going to
transform the water into wine or straw into gold.
- Coleman Young

You just need to be a flea against injustice.
Enough committed fleas biting strategically can make
even the biggest dog uncomfortable and transform even the biggest nation.
- Marian Wright Edelman

I'm saying look, here they come, pay attention.
Let your eyes transform what appears ordinary,
commonplace, into what it is, a moment in time,
an observed fragment of eternity.
- Philip Levine

Love is a force more formidable than any other.
It is invisible - it cannot be seen or measured,
yet it is powerful enough to transform you in a moment,
and offer you more joy than any material possession could.
- Barbara de Angelis

2005 opens with the promise of a number of substantial
direct private investments that can swiftly transform
the economy and set all sectors on a pronounced upward curve.
- Baldwin Spencer

No matter how hard we might wish, we will not be able
to transform China's behavior overnight.
- Madeleine Albright

It is vital that we get these policies right as we
take forward our plans to drive down the deficit and transform our economy.
- David Cameron

There are better ways we can transform this virulent hatred -
by living our ideals,
the Peace Corps, exchange students, teachers,
exporting our music, poetry, blue jeans.
- Helen Thomas

Even if I know I shall never change the masses,
never transform anything permanent, all I ask is that
the good things also have their place,
their refuge.
- Richard Wagner

I don't think you can ever completely transform yourself on film,
but if you do your job well, you can make people believe
that you're the character you're trying to be.
- Frances McDormand

Man, alone, has the power to transform his thoughts into physical reality;
man,
alone, can dream and make his dreams come true.
- Napoleon Hill

Pakistan could be uneasy on the position of Indian military.
But both the countries should take a bold decision,
breaking from their past, to transform their relationship.
- Simon Cameron

We don't need to fundamentally transform America.
We need to restore America.
- Sarah Palin

In music, as I find myself forever saying,
things don't get better or worse: they evolve and transform themselves.
- Luciano Berio

Every man can transform the world from one of monotony
and drabness to one of excitement and adventure.
- Irving Wallace

I have seen what a laugh can do.
It can transform almost unbearable tears into something bearable,
even hopeful.
- Bob Hope

I don't act in the way other actresses act,
in terms of building or creating a character.
I don't transform myself into the role,
I invest myself in the role.
- Beatrice Dalle


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