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And this, our life, exempt from public haunt,
finds tongues in trees, books in the running brooks,
sermons in stones, and good in everything.
- William Shakespeare

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And as a true athlete, mistakes haunt you forever.
- Jim Otto

I usually destroy unreleased material.
It has a way of coming back to haunt you.
- John Fogerty

There is no refuge from memory and remorse in this world.
The spirits of our foolish deeds haunt us,
with or without repentance.
- Gilbert Parker

 

Searchers after horror haunt strange,
far places.
- H. P. Lovecraft

It is a good idea to be alone in a garden at dawn or
dark so that all its shy presences may haunt you and
possess you in a reverie of suspended thought.
- James Douglas

Writing for young children I find I often use particular
jokes with words and exaggerated,
funny events, but some of these haunt the more complex
stories for older children too.
- Margaret Mahy

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All stories interest me, and some haunt me until I end up writing them.
Certain themes keep coming up: justice,
loyalty, violence, death, political and social issues,
freedom.
- Isabel Allende

One of them, for example, which will probably haunt
me more than any other is the problem of communication.
- Georges Simenon

It is normal for me to wake and find myself writing in the dark...
or to be out of my tomb, caught in an unearthly world,
alive with the images that haunt me.
- Kim Elizabeth

I come from a profession which has suffered greatly
because of the lack of civility.
Lawyers treat each other poorly and it has come home to haunt them.
The public will not tolerate a lack of civility.
- James E. Rogers

They say that shadows of deceased ghosts Do haunt the
houses and the graves about,
Of such whose life's lamp went untimely out,
Delighting still in their forsaken hosts.
- Joshua Sylvester

Actually, most things I say in public lead more or
less directly to my own compositional practice,
so I should be careful about generalizing lest they come back to haunt me.
- Brian Ferneyhough

Yet, upon the whole, the space I traversed is unlikely
to become the haunt of civilized man,
or will only become so in isolated spots,
as a chain of connection to a more fertile country;
if such a country exist to the westward.
- Charles Sturt

Don't ignore the past, but deal with it,
on your own pace.
Once you deal with it, you are free of it;
and you are free to embrace your life and be a happy
loving person because if you don't,
the past will come back to haunt and keep coming back to haunt you.
- Boris Kodjoe

Sometimes you get caught up in what's going on around you.
The reality is that you are just a regular person.
At some point, the career will be over,
the bright lights turn off.
That can come back to haunt you if you're not just a regular guy.
- Brett Favre

Tea-shops were to become my favourite haunts in England.
- Zola Budd

I felt my mother about the place.
I don't think she haunts me, but I wouldn't put it past her.
- Julie Walters

Apparently, there's a little red demon dwarf that haunts the city,
and before every major bad thing that's happened,
it's appeared to somebody.
Last time, he appeared in a Cadillac.
- Meg White

It's a brooding melancholy that haunts me.
- David Guterson

A nickname is the heaviest stone that the devil can throw at a man.
It is a bugbear to the imagination, and,
though we do not believe in it, it still haunts our apprehensions.
- William Hazlitt

Your law may be perfect, your knowledge of human affairs
may be such as to enable you to apply it with wisdom and skill,
and yet without individual acquaintance with men,
their haunts and habits, the pursuit of the profession becomes difficult,
slow, and expensive.
- William Dunbar

I am convinced that it is not the fear of death,
of our lives ending that haunts our sleep so much as the fear...
that as far as the world is concerned,
we might as well never have lived.
- Harold Kushner

The greatest fear that haunts this city is a suitcase bomb,
nuclear or germ.
Many people carry small gas masks.
The masses here seem to be resigned to the inevitable,
believing an attack of major proportions will happen.
- David Wilkerson

Dreaming men are haunted men.
- Stephen Vincent Benet

Also there is a twist to the story as I'm being haunted and driven crazy,
attacked and so on.
All I seem to do is run and scream and cry in every scene.
- Bo Derek

I'm not afraid of werewolves or vampires or haunted hotels,
I'm afraid of what real human beings to do other real human beings.
- Walter Jon Williams

If you meet people who have been successful in Hollywood,
or look a their photographs, you see a haunted look in their eyes,
you sense a trapped feeling.
- Meg Tilly

At the heart of pornography is sexuality haunted by its own disappearance.
- Jean Baudrillard

We suffer primarily not from our vices or our weaknesses,
but from our illusions.
We are haunted, not by reality, but by those images
we have put in their place.
- Daniel J. Boorstin

It was a somber place, haunted by old jokes and lost laughter.
Life, as I discovered, holds no more wretched occupation
than trying to make the English laugh.
- Malcolm Muggeridge

I keep all my clothes on in House on Haunted Hill,
Mary Jane's Last Dance, and The Way of the Gun.
- Taye Diggs

The second is the structure and source of cults.
They have always haunted me, and I wanted to explore
the fundamental notion of giving up responsibility to an outside power.
- Katherine Dunn

You will never succeed while smarting under the drudgery of your occupation,
if you are constantly haunted with the idea that you
could succeed better in something else.
- Orison Swett Marden

I was very disappointed that so much of the work I
did on The Haunted Mansion didn't arrive in the final cut.
- Terence Stamp

What terrified me will terrify others;
and I need only describe the spectre which had haunted my midnight pillow.
- Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

When I was filming 'The Haunting Hour',
my co-stars Emily Osment, Brittany Curran and I paid
a visit to a haunted house -
all dressed up as vampires!
We really confused the workers.
- Cody Linley

My dear sir, it haunted me for the rest of my life.
- Peter O'Toole

All houses are haunted.
All persons are haunted.
Throngs of spirits follow us everywhere.
We are never alone.
- Barney Sarecky

I think because my parents died in their early 50s,
mid 50s, I always thought I would die young.
And that's been both a useful thing and I suspect something
that's haunted me a little bit.
- Stephen Dunn

But for me, it is when a student has died.
I find the death of a young person the most difficult and painful of times.
To explain it to other young people,
to see a bright future snuffed out,
is just awful.
I am haunted by those deaths.
- Donna Shalala

The Helicon of too many poets is not a hill crowned
with sunshine and visited by the Muses and the Graces,
but an old, mouldering house, full of gloom and haunted by ghosts.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

I have sometimes been haunted with the idea that it was an imperative duty,
knowing what I know, and having seen what I have seen,
to do all that lies in my power to show the dangers
and the evils of this frightful institution.
- Fanny Kemble

Our capital system is haunted by the demon of error:
error in determining guilt and error in determining
who among the guilty deserves to die.
What effect was race having? What effect was poverty having?
- George Ryan

It is, alas, chiefly the evil emotions that are able
to leave their photographs on surrounding scenes and
objects and whoever heard of a place haunted by a noble deed,
or of beautiful and lovely ghosts revisiting the glimpses of the moon?
- Algernon H. Blackwood

I shot a lot of close-ups on this movie 'cause there's like a dual mystery,
she's searching through her haunted past to find some
truth and she's also following an external mystery
where she comes to think she might be the killer.
- Philip Kaufman

Puritanism. The haunting fear that
someone, somewhere, may be happy.
- H. L. Mencken

Something like The Haunting is not worth the slightest consideration from me.
- Nigel Kneale

I didn't read The Haunting of Hill House until sometime early in the 1990's.
- William Peter Blatty

Of all the haunting moments of motherhood,
few rank with hearing your own words come out of your daughter's mouth.
- Victoria Secunda

Perhaps this is our strange and haunting paradox here in America -
that we are fixed and certain only when we are in movement.
- Tom Wolfe

A specter is haunting Europe - the specter of communism.
- Karl Marx

If you don't mind haunting the margins,
I think there is more freedom there.
- Colin Firth

This haunting idea of becoming a celebrity doesn't
settle well with me at all.
- Vincent D'Onofrio

In regards to The Haunting, people compared it to the old movie,
which is unfair.
We didn't have the rights to the movie.
I couldn't duplicate a single thing because that would
have been legal infringement.
- Jan de Bont

Jordan has a strange, haunting beauty and a sense of timelessness.
Dotted with the ruins of empires once great,
it is the last resort of yesterday in the world of tomorrow.
I love every inch of it.
- King Hussein I

There is more criticism of puritanism,
and more distance from Christian morality,
than there has been before.
- Susie Bright

The most serious charge which can be brought against
New England is not Puritanism but February.
- Joseph Wood Krutch

Prostitution, although hounded, imprisoned,
and chained, is nevertheless the greatest triumph of Puritanism.
- Emma Goldman

Puritanism, in whatever expression, is a poisonous germ.
On the surface everything may look strong and vigorous;
yet the poison works its way persistently,
until the entire fabric is doomed.
- Emma Goldman

Many people excuse their own faults
but judge other persons harshly.
We should reverse this attitude
by excusing others' shortcomings
and by harshly examining our own.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

You can't let praise or criticism get to you.
It's a weakness to get caught up in either one.
- John Wooden

Conventional people are roused to fury
by departure from convention,
largely because they regard such departure
as a criticism of themselves.
- Bertrand Russell

To avoid criticism, do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing.
- Elbert Hubbard

An unsolicited suggestion is
undistinguishable from a criticism.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Completion:
It is time for the project to be over.
You submitted the proposal, you painted your house,
you passed-in the term paper.
Whatever praise or criticism you received,
it is now time to move on to your next project.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I am sorry to think that you do not get a man's
most effective criticism until you provoke him.
Severe truth is expressed with some bitterness.
- Henry David Thoreau

If a child lives with criticism,
he learns to condemn.
...
If a child lives with fear,
he learns to be apprehensive.
...
If a child lives with encouragement,
he learns to be confident.
...
If a child lives with acceptance,
he learns to love.
- Dorothy Law Nolte

Art is parasitic on life, just as criticism is parasitic on art.
- Harry S. Truman

Criticism may not be agreeable, but it is necessary.
It fulfills the same function as pain in the human body.
It calls attention to an unhealthy state of things.
- Winston Churchill

Criticism is prejudice made plausible.
- H. L. Mencken


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