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  • Brin-Jonathan Butler
    Brin-Jonathan Butler
    American journalist and filmmaker
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    A profoundly disturbing thing you discover very quickly traveling in Cuba is that the most dangerous person for Cubans isn't the police or even the secret police; it's their neighbor. Anyone can report you for anything 'outside' the revolution - even if you haven't done it yet.
  • Hanif Kureishi
    Hanif Kureishi
    British playwright, filmmaker and novelist 1954-
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    How disturbing it is that our illusions are often our most important beliefs.
    Source: Intimacy (2010) 83
  • Betty Wright
    Betty Wright
    American singer 1953-2020
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    I'm tired of people disturbing the peace, getting on the radio and sounding a hot mess. If I can tell what the note really is, why let them go to the note they think it is? I've got that mama vibe. I don't look at it with an ego.
  • Dag Hammarskjöld
    Dag Hammarskjöld
    Swedish diplomat 1905-1961
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    If even dying is to be made a social function, then, grant me the favor of sneaking out on tiptoe without disturbing the party.
  • Haniel Long
    Haniel Long
    American writer, poet, journalist 1888-1956
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    In youth the human body drew me and was the object of my secret and natural dreams. But body after body has taken away from me that sensual phosphorescence which my youth delighted in. Within me is no disturbing interplay now, but only the steady currents of adaptation and of sympathy.
  • It is disturbing to discover in oneself these curious revelations of the validity of the Darwinian theory. If it is true that we have sprung from the ape, there are occasions when my own spring appears not to have been very far.
  • Beny Steinmetz
    Beny Steinmetz
    Israeli businessman
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    It's disturbing to people that the small David can disturb the big Goliath.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
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    Man is made for something better than disturbing dirt.
  • Casey Wilson
    Casey Wilson
    American actress, comedian, and screenwriter 1980-
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    The woman I'd want to meet the most is Nicole Holofcener. I've loved every single film she's done. I think her films are deeply comedic while being deeply disturbing and dark.
  • There are few things more disturbing than to find, in somebody we detest, a moral quality which seems to us demonstrably superior to anything we ourselves possess. It augurs not merely an unfairness on the part of creation, but a lack of artistic judgment. Sainthood is acceptable only in saints.
  • Carlisle Floyd
    Carlisle Floyd
    American opera composer
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    We don't have access to a national forum that we had in those days, through the news magazines which were the television news of the time. It's very disturbing to me that we've sort of been pushed to the corners.
  • Abdul Qadeer Khan
    Abdul Qadeer Khan
    Pakistani nuclear physicist 1936-
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    Well, sometimes if I go out to dinner with my family, people will come up to me and put their hand across my plate for me to shake, sometimes when I have a bite of food in my mouth. I find this a bit disturbing.
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