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    I'm afraid we have become a nation of plodders, who feel that all problems can be found in books and that the answers are on a certain page.

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I was never less alone than when by myself.

I was never less alone than when by myself.

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Fear of error which everything recalls to me at every moment of the flight of my ideas, this mania for read more

Fear of error which everything recalls to me at every moment of the flight of my ideas, this mania for control, makes men prefer reason's imagination to the imagination of the senses. And yet it is always the imagination alone which is at work.

by Louis Aragon Found in: Negativity Quotes,
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Any solution to a problem changes the problem.

Any solution to a problem changes the problem.

by R. W. Johnson Found in: Negativity Quotes,
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Difficulties are things that show a person what they are.

Difficulties are things that show a person what they are.

by Epictetus Found in: Negativity Quotes,
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Terror is as much a part of the concept of truth as runniness is of the concept of jam. We read more

Terror is as much a part of the concept of truth as runniness is of the concept of jam. We wouldn't like jam if it didn't, by its very nature, ooze. We wouldn't like truth if it wasn't sticky, if, from time to time, it didn't ooze blood.

by Jean Baudrillard Found in: Negativity Quotes,
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Anger may be kindled in the noblest breasts: but in these slow droppings of an unforgiving temper never takes the read more

Anger may be kindled in the noblest breasts: but in these slow droppings of an unforgiving temper never takes the shape of consistency of enduring hatred.

by G. S. Hillard 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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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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Don't be afraid if things seem difficult in the beginning. That's only the initial impression. The important thing is not read more

Don't be afraid if things seem difficult in the beginning. That's only the initial impression. The important thing is not to retreat; you have to master yourself.

by Olga Korbut Found in: Negativity Quotes,
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