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English writer 1959-
It's true that heroes are inspiring, but mustn't they also do some rescuing if they are to be worthy of their name? Would Wonder Woman matter if she only sent commiserating telegrams to the distressed?
English poet 1731-1800
Absence of occupation is not rest; A mind quite vacant is a mind distressed.
Greek biographer and essayist 46-120 AD
Distressed valor challenges great respect, even from an enemy.
American author and newspaper columnist
Footage of people camped out at Best Buy or elsewhere is not remotely a celebration. Rather, it's a reminder of just how economically distressed a large percentage of our populace is.
Roman emperor 121-180
If you are distressed by anything external, the pain is not due to the thing itself but to your own estimate of it; and this you have the power to revoke at any moment.
Corrie ten Boom
Dutch evangelical en resistance fighter in WW II 1893-1982
If you look at the world, you'll be distressed. If you look within, you'll be depressed. If you look at God you'll be at rest.
American activist 1912-1987
Martin Luther King, with whom I worked very closely, became very distressed when a number of the ministers working for him wanted him to dismiss me from his staff because of my homosexuality.
Clare Boothe Luce
American diplomat and writer 1903-1987
No woman has ever so comforted the distressed or distressed the comfortable. [On Eleanor Roosevelt]
Mary Wortley Montagu
English aristocrat, letter writer and poet 1689-1762
Nobody can deny but religion is a comfort to the distressed, a cordial to the sick, and sometimes a restraint on the wicked; therefore whoever would argue or laugh it out of the world without giving some equivalent for it ought to be treated as a common enemy.
English politician and philosopher 1729-1797
Those who have been once intoxicated with power, and have derived any kind of emolument from it, even though but for one year, never can willingly abandon it. They may be distressed in the midst of all their power; but they will never look to anything but power for their relief.
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