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  • Jeanette Winterson
    Jeanette Winterson
    English writer 1959-
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    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?
  • William Cowper
    William Cowper
    English poet 1731-1800
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    Absence of occupation is not rest; A mind quite vacant is a mind distressed.
  • Plutarch
    Plutarch
    Greek biographer and essayist 46-120 AD
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    Distressed valor challenges great respect, even from an enemy.
  • Barry Ritholtz
    Barry Ritholtz
    American author and newspaper columnist
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    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.
  • Marcus Aurelius
    Marcus Aurelius
    Roman emperor 121-180
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    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
    Corrie ten Boom
    Dutch evangelical en resistance fighter in WW II 1893-1982
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    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.
  • Bayard Rustin
    Bayard Rustin
    American activist 1912-1987
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    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
    Clare Boothe Luce
    American diplomat and writer 1903-1987
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    No woman has ever so comforted the distressed or distressed the comfortable. [On Eleanor Roosevelt]
  • Mary Wortley Montagu
    Mary Wortley Montagu
    English aristocrat, letter writer and poet 1689-1762
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    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.
  • Edmund Burke
    Edmund Burke
    English politician and philosopher 1729-1797
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    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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