Quotes by distress

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  • Adolf Hitler
    Adolf Hitler
    German politician and Nazi party leader 1889-1945
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    All great movements are popular movements. They are the volcanic eruptions of human passions and emotions, stirred into activity by the ruthless Goddess of Distress or by the torch of the spoken word cast into the midst of the people.
  • Andrew Young
    Andrew Young
    Amercan activisit and minister 1932-
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    Can wealth give happiness? look around and see, what gay distress! what splendid misery! Whatever fortunes lavishly can pour, the mind annihilates and calls for more.
  • Seneca
    Seneca
    Roman philosopher, statesman and playwright 5 BC - 65 A.D.
    Seneca
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    Even if it is to be, what end do you serve by running to distress?
  • Thomas Paine
    Thomas Paine
    English-born American political activist, philosopher, political theor 1737-1809
    Thomas Paine
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    He is not affected by the reality of distress touching his heart, but by the showy resemblance of it striking his imagination. He pities the plumage, but forgets the dying bird.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
    Henry David Thoreau
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    I believe that what so saddens the reformer is not his sympathy with his fellows in distress, but, though he be the holiest son of God, is his private ail. Let this be righted, let the spring come to him, the morning rise over his couch, and he will forsake his generous companions without apology.
  • Thomas Paine
    Thomas Paine
    English-born American political activist, philosopher, political theor 1737-1809
    Thomas Paine
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    I love those who can smile in trouble, who can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. 'Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but they whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves their conduct, will pursue their principles unto death.
  • Diana Spencer Princess of Wales
    Diana Spencer Princess of Wales
    British princess 1961-1997
    Diana Spencer Princess of Wales
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    I want my boys to have an understanding of people's emotions, their insecurities, people's distress, and their hopes and dreams.
  • Ian McEwan
    Ian McEwan
    English novelist and screenwriter 1948-
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    I want to live in a place where strangers rush to help someone in distress.
  • George Crabbe
    George Crabbe
    English poet, surgeon and clergyman 1754-1832
    George Crabbe
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    In this wild world the fondest and the best
    are the most tried, most troubled and distress'd.
  • George Washington
    George Washington
    First president of the US 1732-1799
    George Washington
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    Let your heart feel for the afflictions and distress of everyone, and let your hand give in proportion to your purse.
  • Brigitte Bardot
    Brigitte Bardot
    French actress, singer and dancer 1934-
    Brigitte Bardot
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    My parents gave me a strict upbringing, which at times has caused me to suffer distress but today I am grateful to them for it.
  • Brad Meltzer
    Brad Meltzer
    American political thriller novelist and non-fiction writer 1970-
    Brad Meltzer
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    Remember that you are not a damsel in distress, waiting for some prince to rescue you. Forget that prince. With your brain and your resourcefulness, you can rescue yourself.
  • Oliver Goldsmith
    Oliver Goldsmith
    Irish writer and poet 1728-1774
    Oliver Goldsmith
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    The mind is ever ingenious in making its own distress.
  • Bhagavad Gita
    Bhagavad Gita
    Hindu scripture in Sanskrit
    Bhagavad Gita
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    The non permanent appearance of happiness and distress, and their disappearance in due course, are like the appearance and disappearance of summer and winter seasons.
  • Thomas Paine
    Thomas Paine
    English-born American political activist, philosopher, political theor 1737-1809
    Thomas Paine
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    The real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength from distress, and grows brave by reflection.
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