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    It is remarkable by how much a pinch of malice enhances the penetrating power of an idea or an opinion. Our ears, it seems, are wonderfully attuned to sneers and evil reports about our fellow men.

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Fear of the pain blinds us to the goal of healing. Only by seeing our problems clearly and experiencing them read more

Fear of the pain blinds us to the goal of healing. Only by seeing our problems clearly and experiencing them can we do something about them.

by Bob Hoffman Found in: Negativity Quotes,
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A fighter has to know fear.

A fighter has to know fear.

by Cus D'amato Found in: Negativity Quotes,
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One might as well try to ride two horses moving in different directions, as to try to maintain in equal read more

One might as well try to ride two horses moving in different directions, as to try to maintain in equal force two opposing or contradictory sets of desires.

by Robert Collier Found in: Negativity Quotes,
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Most fear stems from sin; to limit one's sins, one must assuredly limit one's fear, thereby bringing more peace to read more

Most fear stems from sin; to limit one's sins, one must assuredly limit one's fear, thereby bringing more peace to one's spirit.

by Marvin Gaye Found in: Negativity Quotes,
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I guess I just prefer to see the dark side of things. The glass is always half-empty. And cracked. And read more

I guess I just prefer to see the dark side of things. The glass is always half-empty. And cracked. And I just cut my lip on it. And chipped a tooth.

by Janeane Garofalo Found in: Negativity Quotes,
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A thing is not vulgar merely because it is common.

A thing is not vulgar merely because it is common.

by William Nazlitt Found in: Negativity Quotes,
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Always keep your composure. You can't score from the penalty box; and to win, you have to score.

Always keep your composure. You can't score from the penalty box; and to win, you have to score.

by Bobby Hull Found in: Negativity Quotes,
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I have yet to see any problem, however complicated, which, when you looked at it in the right way, did read more

I have yet to see any problem, however complicated, which, when you looked at it in the right way, did not become still more complicated.

by Poul Anderson Found in: Negativity Quotes,
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Argument is conclusive... but... it does not remove doubt, so that the mind may rest in the sure knowledge of read more

Argument is conclusive... but... it does not remove doubt, so that the mind may rest in the sure knowledge of the truth, unless it finds it by the method of experiment. For if any man who never saw fire proved by satisfactory arguments that fire burns. his hearer's mind would never be satisfied, nor would he avoid the fire until he put his hand in it that he might learn by experiment what argument taught.

by Roger Bacon Found in: Negativity Quotes,
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