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  • Bradley Denton
    Bradley Denton
    American science fiction author 1958-
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    A belief in the purposeful complexity of Fate is always more comforting than random, straightforward facts. This may be why Mother preferred to believe in Atlantis and UFOs rather than in virtually everything else.
    Source: Buddy Holly is Alive and Well on Ganymede (1991)
  • Barbara Walters
    Barbara Walters
    American journalist and author 1929-
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    And I really do believe that the most important thing is the way you live your life on earth. But I think it's enormously comforting to believe that you're going to see your loved ones.
  • Carl Sagan
    Carl Sagan
    American astronomer, cosmologist, astrophysicist and author 1934-1996
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    Better the hard truth, I say, than the comforting fantasy.
    Source: Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark (2011) 263
  • Ann Landers
    Ann Landers
    American columnist 1918-
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    Expect trouble as an inevitable part of life and repeat to yourself, the most comforting words of all; this, too, shall pass.
  • Richard Dawkins
    Richard Dawkins
    English ethologist, evolutionary biologist and author 1941-
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    How can you take seriously someone who likes to believe something because he finds it 'comforting'?
  • Beck
    Beck
    American musician, singer and songwriter 1970-
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    I don't need to cry so much. I think whatever you let loose with crying, I let loose with singing. I tend to be the one who wants... I'm trying to say this without sounding too touchy-feely. I'm usually the one who's better at comforting the person who's crying, you know?
    Source: Jane magazine, April 2000
  • Cass Sunstein
    Cass Sunstein
    American legal scholar 1954-
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    If the prospect of a bad result gets the heart racing - a plane crash, a terrible disease, a loss of 30 percent of your portfolio - most people will take strong steps to avoid it. They will pay too little attention to a comforting thought, which is that worst-case scenarios usually don't come to fruition.
  • Noam Chomsky
    Noam Chomsky
    American Linguist, Political Activist 1928-
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    If we choose, we can live in a world of comforting illusion.
  • Woody Allen
    Woody Allen
    American movie director and actor 1935 -
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    Interestingly, according to modern astronomers, space is finite. This is a very comforting thought - particularly for people who can never
  • Alice Walker
    Alice Walker
    American Author, Critic 1944-
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    Is solace anywhere more comforting than that in the arms of a sister.
  • Thomas Wolfe
    Thomas Wolfe
    American writer and journalist 1931-
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    It is very comforting to believe that leaders who do terrible things are, in fact, mad. That way, all we have to do is make sure we don't put psychotics in high places and we've got the problem solved.
  • Olive Schreiner
    Olive Schreiner
    South African author and anti-war campaigner 1855-1920
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    My feeling is that there is nothing in life but refraining from hurting others, and comforting those that are sad.
  • Bertolt Brecht
    Bertolt Brecht
    German - Austrian writer 1898-1956
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    On golden chairs
    Sitting at ease, you paid for the songs which we chanted
    To those less lucky. You paid us for drying their tears
    And for comforting all those whom you had wounded.
    Source: Poems, 1913-1956 Song of the cut-price poets [Lied der preiswerten
  • Clark Moustakas
    Clark Moustakas
    American psychologist 1923-2012
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    Viewing the child solely as an immature person is a way of escaping comforting him.
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