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Disturbed Quotes

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People are not disturbed by things,
but by the view they take of them.
- Epictetus

Related topics: Wisdom Life Human-Nature Psychology

When any situation arises which tempts you to become disturbed,
say: "There is another way of looking at this."
- A Course In Miracles

Men are disturbed not by things,
but by the view which they take of them.
- Epictetus

The most intense conflicts, if overcome,
leave behind a sense of security and calm
that is not easily disturbed.
It is just these intense conflicts
and their conflagration
which are needed to produce
valuable and lasting results.
- Carl Jung

 

Ever since my youth it has disturbed me that of the
literary works that survived their own epoch,
so many dealt with historical rather than contemporary subjects.
- Lion Feuchtwanger

If I was in a room with a bunch of skinheads talking about racism,
then I would be disturbed, but after we finished a take,
we were normal people again.
- Edward Furlong

The noise resembles the roar of heavy,
distant surf.
Standing on the stirring ice one can imagine it is
disturbed by the breathing and tossing of a mighty giant below.
- Ernest Shackleton

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I had a terrible education.
I attended a school for emotionally disturbed teachers.
- Woody Allen

No one is so brave that he is not disturbed by something unexpected.
- Julius Caesar

To be misunderstood can be the writer's punishment
for having disturbed the reader's peace.
The greater the disturbance, the greater the possibility of misunderstanding.
- Anatole Broyard

The man who is forever disturbed about the condition
of humanity either has no problems of his own or has refused to face them.
- Henry Miller

We are more disturbed by a calamity which threatens
us than by one which has befallen us.
- John Lancaster Spalding

I am disappointed and disturbed by both the NFL and the Dodgers -
but much more by the Dodgers.
- Zev Yaroslavsky

I am disturbed that the identification and clothing
of our public officials is so easily reproduced.
- Louise Slaughter

I have a lot of sympathy for young people because I
realize how disturbed I was.
How would I deal with life in the future? What would I do for a living?
- Clyde Tombaugh

I'm still disturbed if a chord isn't together,
but your priorities change as you get older.
- Esa-Pekka Salonen

Nature is under control but not disturbed.
- Beatrix, Queen of the Netherlands

For the mind disturbed, the still beauty of dawn is nature's finest balm.
- Edwin Way Teale

I'm very disturbed by violence against women when it is violence.
- Helen Garner

Blues means what milk does to a baby.
Blues is what the spirit is to the minister.
We sing the blues because our hearts have been hurt,
our souls have been disturbed.
- Alberta Hunter

When I first had my eyebrows waxed, I was pretty disturbed.
- Chiwetel Ejiofor

That man has reached immortality who is disturbed by nothing material.
- Swami Vivekananda

If I am no longer disturbed myself, I will deal less with disturbed people,
but I don't regret having concerned myself with them
because I think most of us are disturbed.
- Tennessee Williams

I'm so disturbed when my women students behave as though
they can only read women,
or black students behave as though they can only read blacks,
or white students behave as though they can only identify with a white writer.
- Bell Hooks

Nothing is so threatening to conventional values as
a man who does not want to work or does not want to
work at a challenging job,
and most people are disturbed if a man in a well-
paying job indicates ambivalence or dislike toward it.
- Alice S. Rossi

Not wishing to be disturbed over moral issues of the political economy,
Americans cling to the notion that the government is
a sort of automatic machine,
regulated by the balancing of competing interests.
- C. Wright Mills

Had the Hebrews not been disturbed in their progress
a thousand and more years ago,
they would have solved all the great problems of civilization
which are being solved now under all the difficulties
imposed by the spirit of the Middle Ages.
- Isaac Mayer Wise

It is the Band which unites the Interests of Individuals;
it secures to them their respective Rights,
and preserves them from Injuries; it is the Source of numberless Blessings,
which are interrupted, or wholly vanish,
the Moment it is disturbed.
- Charles Inglis

The later it gets the more disturbed the city becomes.
I go with Albert through the streets.
Men are standing in groups at every corner.
Rumours are flying.
It is said that the military have already fired on
a procession of demonstrating workers.
- Erich Maria Remarque

That made me feel very disturbed, because it never
seemed to be about how much hard work was involved.
Ever.
It was about...
'hazel eyes'.
It does help if you can brush that stuff off.
- Julia Ormond

The former conviction that these two kingdoms were
wholly different in structure,
in function, and in kind of life, was not seriously
disturbed by the difficulties which the naturalist
encountered when he undertook to define them.
- Asa Gray

The thoughts of my emotionally so disturbed days must be found again,
shifted and developed further.
Here and there something of the loose remarks I make must be used,
but only when it finds my attention again.
- Robert Musil

For the introduction of a new kind of music must be
shunned as imperiling the whole state;
since styles of music are never disturbed without affecting
the most important political institutions.
- Plato

It's true that Blake was emotionally disturbed -
always has been -
but he doesn't have murder in his heart.
If he was going to do any damage to anything or anyone,
it would be to himself.
- Tommy Bond

I am particularly disturbed that our country is the
largest financial supporter of an organization that
not only wastes a lot of our money but also seems to
be increasingly anti-American in its policies and conduct.
- Mac Thornberry

I have often said that there is no cause for feeling
disturbed at being misrepresented by the press.
It would be only when they began to say things detrimental
to me which were true that I should feel alarm.
- John Coolidge

If you hate a person, you hate something in him that is part of yourself.
What isn't part of ourselves doesn't disturb us.
- Hermann Hesse

Every difficulty slurred over will be a ghost to disturb your repose later on.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Similarly, the Marquis is presented in this film as
someone who would disturb the status quo and therefore must be kept imprisoned.
- Philip Kaufman

Art is made to disturb, science reassures.
- Georges Braque

To reflect is to disturb one's thoughts.
- Jean Rostand

Do not let any record company disturb your creative flow.
You are not writing for the record company.
You're writing for the public.
- Grandmaster Flash

It was so wonderful outside that even the wild senselessness of this enormous death,
whose music I hear again and again, could not disturb
me from my great enjoyment!
- Max Beckmann

Never let the future disturb you.
You will meet it, if you have to, with the same weapons
of reason which today arm you against the present.
- Marcus Aurelius

If we are to better the future we must disturb the present.
- Catherine Booth

The Gen.
Commanding, takes this means of informing the people
that he has not come among them to disturb them in
the enjoyment of their rights,
either of person or property.
- John H. Morgan

The tortures of present death disturb him not,
but the recollection of his fall, fills him with a holy sorrow.
- John Strachan

Political conflicts distort and disturb a people's
sense of distinction between matters of importance and matters of urgency.
What is vital is disguised by what is merely a matter of well being.
- John Grierson

You think, eventually, that nothing can disturb you
and that your nerves are impregnable.
Yet, looking down at that familiar face,
I realized that death is something to which we never become calloused.
- Eliot Ness

I think the future of psychotherapy and psychology is in the school system.
We need to teach every child how to rarely seriously
disturb himself or herself and how to overcome disturbance when it occurs.
- Albert Ellis

I know my own soul, how feeble and puny it is:
I know the magnitude of this ministry,
and the great difficulty of the work;
for more stormy billows vex the soul of the priest
than the gales which disturb the sea.
- John Chrysostom

The repressed memory is like a noisy intruder being
thrown out of the concert hall.
You can throw him out, but he will bang on the door
and continue to disturb the concert.
The analyst opens the door and says,
If you promise to behave yourself,
you can come back in.
- Theodor Reik

Our souls may lose their peace and even disturb other people's,
if we are always criticizing trivial actions -
which often are not real defects at all,
but we construe them wrongly through our ignorance of their motives.
- Saint Teresa

The one thing that disturbs me about Alec is that people
don't realize that he's really funny.
- Daniel Baldwin

Duran always disturbs me.
The guy is just weird.
Before our first fight, both Duran and his wife gave my wife the finger.
- Sugar Ray Leonard

It disturbs me no more to find men base,
unjust, or selfish than to see apes mischievous,
wolves savage, or the vulture ravenous.
- Jean-Paul Sartre

The writer of originality, unless dead,
is always shocking, scandalous; novelty disturbs and repels.
- Simone de Beauvoir

The whole competition thing disturbs me.
Not that I wasn't a part of it when I first started.
- George Murray

That disturbs people when they know they didn't have
the guts or integrity to stick to their dreams.
- Sandra Bernhard

Violence is a calm that disturbs you.
- Jean Genet

Man loves everything that satisfies his comfort.
He hates everything that wants to draw him out of his
acquired and secured position and that disturbs him.
Thus he loves the house and hates art.
- Adolf Loos

Every time we walk along a beach some ancient urge
disturbs us so that we find ourselves shedding shoes
and garments or scavenging among seaweed and whitened
timbers like the homesick refugees of a long war.
- Loren Eiseley

I do not know how to teach philosophy without becoming
a disturber of established religion.
- Baruch Spinoza

The key to happiness is inner peace.
The greatest obstacles to inner peace are disturbing emotions
such as anger, attachment, fear and suspicion,
while love and compassion and a sense of universal responsibility
are the sources of peace and happiness.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

You have this disturbing reality that there are a lot
of people who would rather say,
'I'm on strike' than 'I'm unemployed.'
And those are the people who vote for strikes.
- Dick Wolf

Many people today don't want honest answers insofar
as honest means unpleasant or disturbing,
They want a soft answer that turneth away anxiety.
- Louis Kronenberger

Should doubt knock at your doorway, just say to those skeptical,
disturbing, rebellious thoughts, I propose to stay with my faith,
with the faith of my people.
- Thomas S. Monson

Look at what's happening in this world.
Every day there's something exciting or disturbing to write about.
With all that's going on, how could I stop?
- Gwendolyn Brooks

Octavia Butler, of course, is brilliant and disturbing.
- Sarah Zettel

An involuntary return to the point of departure is,
without doubt, the most disturbing of all journeys.
- Iain Sinclair

If even dying is to be made a social function,
then, grant me the favor of sneaking out on tiptoe
without disturbing the party.
- Dag Hammarskjold


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