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Ideas have unhinged the gates of empires.
- Paul Harris

Oh the nerves, the nerves; the mysteries of this machine called man!
Oh the little that unhinges it, poor creatures that we are!
- Charles Dickens

It destroys one's nerves to be amiable every day to the same human being.
- Benjamin Disraeli

Acting touches nerves you have absolutely no control over.
- Alan Rickman

 

I like my body when it is with your body.
It is so quite new a thing.
Muscles better and nerves more.
- e. e. cummings

When you suffer an attack of nerves you're being attacked by the nervous system.
What chance has a man got against a system?
- Russell Hoban

After great pain, a formal feeling comes.
The Nerves sit ceremonious, like tombs.
- Emily Dickinson

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That's the way I like it because there's no time to have nerves about it.
You just run out and do it.
- Doug Flutie

Physiology has, at last, gained control over the nerves
which stimulate the gastric glands and the pancreas.
- Ivan Pavlov

Well, I think any time you delve into this sort of religion,
politics, as you well know, you're going to,
you know, touch a few nerves.
I wasn't - now - and this is the honest truth.
- Mel Gibson

The great American game should be an unrelenting war of nerves.
- Ty Cobb

The big trick in putting is not method;
the secret of putting is domination of the nerves.
- Henry Cotton

Set up another case bartender!
The best thing for a case of nerves is a case of Scotch.
- W. C. Fields

I don't get nervous in any situation.
There's no such thing as nerves when you're playing games.
- Shaquille O'Neal

He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill.
Our antagonist is our helper.
- Edmund Burke

I don't have half the nerves there that I have anywhere else.
- Eric Clapton

Writing is pretty crummy on the nerves.
- Paul Theroux

The worst thing for an actor is a director that gets
on your nerves and says things that actually confuse you.
- Stephen Rea

The nerves are a problem on trumpet,
because when you mess up everyone can hear it.
Just remember most people are too polite to say anything about it.
That should calm your nerves.
- Wynton Marsalis

But what if I fail of my purpose here? It is but to
keep the nerves at strain,
to dry one's eyes and laugh at a fall,
and baffled, get up and begin again.
- Robert Browning

I have been on the same dose of anti-depressants for 15 years,
and my nerves still go up and down in cycles;
but my nerves are cycling at a lower level than they were before.
- Temple Grandin

I couldn't sleep for two years, they tried to break my nerves.
They used a lot of psychology to brainwash.
- Mordechai Vanunu

Money does not make you happy but it quiets the nerves.
- Sean O'Casey

I don't like money actually, but it quiets the nerves.
- Joe E. Lewis

Great events make me quiet and calm;
it is only trifles that irritate my nerves.
- Queen Victoria

I definitely wanted this win today and I don't want
anybody to talk about my nerves anymore.
- Amelie Mauresmo

My nerves before a gig got worse; I had terrible bad nerves all the time.
Once we started...
I was fine.
- John Bonham

There are movements which impinge upon the nerves with
a strength that is incomparable,
for movement has power to stir the senses and emotions,
unique in itself.
- Doris Humphrey

The public's nerves are raw and edgy.
You have to be discreet and understanding about the films you are showing.
- Jack Valenti

All this flying around got on my nerves.
But then I gave the script to Cathy to get her opinion.
When she started to laugh, it was like 'That's it!'.
I went to LA and I got the part.
- Ed O'Neill

He that struggles with us strengthens our nerves,
and sharpens our skill.
Our antagonist is our helper.
- Edmund Burke

I think the whole nerves thing comes into play when
we worry about what other people and society will think.
- Dana Plato

Being unprepared heightens nerves.
- James Galway

Nerves provide me with energy...
It's when I don't have them, when I feel at ease,
that's when I get worried.
- Mike Nichols

Pessimism is only the name that men of weak nerves give to wisdom.
- Bernard De Voto

To play well you must feel tranquil and at peace.
I have never been troubled by nerves in golf because
I felt I had nothing to lose and everything to gain.
- Harry Vardon

I used to tremble from nerves so badly that the only
way I could hold my head steady was to lower my chin
practically to my chest and look up at Bogie.
That was the beginning of The Look.
- Lauren Bacall

In our story logic which we're making up,
if we're saying he's alive, then like a quadriplegic
who's in bed he can move his head and shoulders,
but he can't move his arms.
If he could just turn on that power to his legs and arms,
the nerves could get through and he could walk.
- John Badham

Literature boils with the madcap careers of writers
brought to the edge by the demands of living on their nerves,
wringing out their memories and their nightmares to extract meaning,
truth, beauty.
- Herbert Gold

He who feels compelled to consider the consequences
of these facts cannot but realize that the specific
sensibility of nerves for certain impressions is not enough,
since all nerves are sensitive to the same cause but
react to the same cause in different ways.
- Johannes P. Muller

To speak, therefore, of an electric current in the nerves,
is to use quite as symbolic an expression as if we
compared the action of the nervous principle with light or magnetism.
- Johannes P. Muller

In the case of the stomach, however,
the nerves of the glandular cells were always severed
when constructing an artificially isolated pouch and this,
naturally, affected the normal work of the stomach.
- Ivan Pavlov

Our success was mainly due to the fact that we stimulated
the nerves of animals that easily stood on their own
feet and were not subjected to any painful stimulus
either during or immediately before stimulation of their nerves.
- Ivan Pavlov

When we talk about understanding, surely it takes place
only when the mind listens completely -
the mind being your heart,
your nerves, your ears- when you give your whole attention to it.
- Jiddu Krishnamurti

Presidents with strong nerves are decisive.
They don't balk at unpopular decisions.
They are willing to make people angry.
Bush had strong nerves.
Clinton, who passed up a chance to eliminate Osama bin Laden,
did not.
Obama is a people pleaser, a trait not normally associated with nerves of steel.
- Fred Barnes

Sensation is not the conduction of a quality or state
of external bodies to consciousness,
but the conduction of a quality or state of our nerves to consciousness,
excited by an external cause.
- Johannes P. Muller

Before I was a year old I walked and talked and I was even potty trained.
When I started going to school I think I got on everyone's
nerves because I used to ask adult questions rather
than settle for the stuff usually fed to kids.
- Sharon Stone

Human nerves quickly get accustomed to the most unusual
conditions and circumstances and I noticed that quite
a number of men actually fell asleep from sheer exhaustion in the trenches,
in spite of the roaring of the cannon about us and
the whizzing of shrapnel over our heads.
- Fritz Kreisler

Once conform, once do what other people do because they do it,
and a lethargy steals over all the finer nerves and faculties of the soul.
She becomes all outer show and inward emptiness;
dull,
callous, and indifferent.
- Virginia Woolf

Let me be accurate in everything, for though you and
I have seen some strange things together,
you may at the first think that I, Van Helsing,
am mad.
That the many horrors and the so long strain on nerves
has at the last turn my brain.
- Bram Stoker

How is it possible that a being with such sensitive jewels as the eyes,
such enchanted musical instruments as the ears,
and such fabulous arabesque of nerves as the brain
can experience itself anything less than a god.
- Alan Watts

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

Take up one idea.
Make that one idea your life - think of it,
dream of it, live on idea.
Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body,
be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone.
This is the way to success.
- Swami Vivekananda

Our experiments not only proved the existence of a
nervous apparatus in the above-mentioned glands,
but also disclosed some facts clearly showing the participation
of these nerves in normal activity.
- Ivan Pavlov

Netanyahu is pressured easily, gets into a panic,
and loses his senses...
to run a country like Israel a leader needs to have
reason and judgment and nerves of steel,
two traits he does not have.
- Ariel Sharon

Hate destroys, Love builds.
Hate tears down, Love renews and creates.
Hatred holds no hope for the future.
Love creates Today as its own better future.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When a man wantonly destroys one of the works of man we call him a vandal.
When he destroys one of the works of god we call him a sportsman.
- Joseph Wood Krutch

Love always creates, it never destroys.
In this lie's man's only promise.
- Leo Buscaglia

There is an eternal conflict between the school-room and the bar-room.
The school-room makes men, the bar-room destroys them.
- Thomas Jordan Jarvis

Sexuality is a private matter; some believe that broadcasting
it destroys the very things that make it sacred.
- Lance Loud

A pioneer destroys things and calls it civilization.
- Charles Marion Russell

This nation is like a spring freshet;
it overruns its banks and destroys all who are in its path.
- Sitting Bull

Time destroys the speculation of men,
but it confirms nature.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

Happiness consumes itself like a flame.
It cannot burn for ever, it must go out,
and the presentiment of its end destroys it at its very peak.
- August Strindberg

The witty woman is a tragic figure in American life.
Wit destroys eroticism and eroticism destroys wit,
so women must choose between taking lovers and taking no prisoners.
- Florence King

It's not the work which kills people,
it's the worry.
It's not the revolution that destroys machinery it's the friction.
- Henry Ward Beecher

Dress is at all times a frivolous distinction,
and excessive solicitude about it often destroys its own aim.
- Jane Austen

Who kills a man kills a reasonable creature,
God's image, but thee who destroys a good book,
kills reason its self.
- John Milton

Unfortunately, cancer is the number one killer of children in this country today,
and it destroys not only these innocent victims,
but their families as well.
- Michael McCaul

A nation that destroys its soils destroys itself.
Forests are the lungs of our land, purifying the air
and giving fresh strength to our people.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

War is the greatest plague that can afflict humanity,
it destroys religion, it destroys states,
it destroys families.
Any scourge is preferable to it.
- Martin Luther


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