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  • Art Buchwald
    Art Buchwald
    American humorist 1925-2007
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    A bad liver is to a Frenchman what a nervous breakdown is to an American. Everyone has had one and everyone wants to talk about it.
  • Bhagat Singh
    Bhagat Singh
    Indian socialist revolutionary 1907-1931
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    By Revolution, we mean the ultimate establishment of an order of society which may not be threatened by such breakdown, and in which the sovereignty of the proletariat should be recognized and a world federation should redeem humanity from the bondage of capitalism and misery of imperial wars.
    Source: As quoted in Bhagat Singh and His Ideology
  • Charles Evans Hughes
    Charles Evans Hughes
    American statesman and Republican politician 1862-1948
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    I believe in work, hard work, and long hours of work. Men do not breakdown from overwork, but from worry and dissipation.
  • Bernard Crick
    Bernard Crick
    British political theorist 1929-2008
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    In an abstract but real sense, Marxism arose through the breakdown first of religion and then of 'reason' as single sources of authority.
    Source: In Defence Of Politics Ch. 5, A Defence Of Politics Against Technology, p
  • Lawrence Durrell
    Lawrence Durrell
    British Author 1912-1990
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    It's unthinkable not to love - you'd have a severe nervous breakdown. Or you'd have to be Philip Larkin.
  • R. D. Laing
    R. D. Laing
    British psychiatrist 1927-1989
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    Madness need not be all breakdown. It may also be break-through. It is potential liberation and renewal as well as enslavement and existential death.
  • Bertrand Russell
    Bertrand Russell
    English philosopher and mathematician 1872-1970
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    One of the symptoms of an approaching nervous breakdown is the belief that one's work is terribly important.
    Source: The Conquest of Happiness
  • Milo Bloom
    Milo Bloom
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    The first sign of a nervous breakdown is when you start thinking your work is terribly important.
  • Barbra Streisand
    Barbra Streisand
    American singer, songwriter, actress, and filmmaker 1942-
    Barbra Streisand
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    The malignant neglect of the last twelve years has led to breakdown of our country's immune system, environmentally, culturally, politically, spiritually and physically.
  • Barbra Streisand
    Barbra Streisand
    American singer, songwriter, actress, and filmmaker 1942-
    Barbra Streisand
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    The moral immune system of this country has been weakened and attacked, and the AIDS virus is the perfect metaphor for it. The malignant neglect of the last twelve years has led to breakdown of our country's immune system, environmentally, culturally, politically, spiritually and physically.
  • Adrienne Rich
    Adrienne Rich
    American Poet 1929-
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    The worker can unionize, go out on strike; mothers are divided from each other in homes, tied to their children by compassionate bonds; our wildcat strikes have most often taken the form of physical or mental breakdown.
  • Bill Medley
    Bill Medley
    American singer and songwriter 1940-
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    We were so busy that right before we recorded the follow-up single to 'Lovin' Feelin' I had a nervous breakdown. I just folded. I had to stay in bed for a couple of months and rest.
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