Quotes by insecurity

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  • Hans Selye
    Hans Selye
    Hungarian-Canadian endocrinologist and scientist 1907-1982
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    Mental tensions, frustrations, insecurity, aimlessness are among the most damaging stressors, and psychosomatic studies have shown how often they cause migraine headache, peptic ulcers, heart attacks, hypertension, mental disease, suicide, or just hopeless unhappiness.
  • Jimmy Carter
    Jimmy Carter
    American statesman, 39e President 1924-
    Jimmy Carter
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    A strong nation, like a strong person, can afford to be gentle, firm, thoughtful, and restrained. It can afford to extend a helping hand to others. It's a weak nation, like a weak person, that must behave with bluster and boasting and rashness and other signs of insecurity.
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
    Albert Einstein
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    If men as individuals surrender to the call of their elementary instincts, avoiding pain and seeking satisfaction only for their own selves, the result for them all taken together must be a state of insecurity, of fear, and of promiscuous misery.
  • Robert A. Heinlein
    Robert A. Heinlein
    American science fiction writer 1907-1988
    Robert A. Heinlein
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    A competent and self-confident person is incapable of jealousy in anything. Jealousy is invariably a symptom of neurotic insecurity.
  • Naomi Campbell
    Naomi Campbell
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    Anger is a manifestation of a deeper issue... and that, for me, is based on insecurity, self-esteem and loneliness.
  • Bobby Darin
    Bobby Darin
    American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, impressionist, and actor 1936-1973
    Bobby Darin
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    Any fool knows that bravado is always a cover-up for insecurity. That's the truth. And on that note, I'll say goodnight. God love you.
  • Bobby Davro
    Bobby Davro
    English actor and comedian 1958-
    Bobby Davro
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    Despite my confidence and self-belief, I've always wrestled with feelings of insecurity. To be honest, I think most people in show business are insecure.
  • Joyce Cary
    Joyce Cary
    Irish novelist 1888-1957
    Joyce Cary
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    For good and evil, man is a free creative spirit. This produces the very queer world we live in, a world in continuous creation and therefore continuous change and insecurity.
  • Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani
    Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani
    Iranian politician and writer 1934-2017
    Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani
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    I think the elections have gone well, although there is so much insecurity in Iraq. So far during the counting of ballots, there has not been a significant complaint. We have to wait to see what the outcome of the counting is.
  • Ben Affleck
    Ben Affleck
    American actor and filmmaker. 1972-
    Ben Affleck
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    I'm always described as 'cocksure' or 'with a swagger', and that bears no resemblance to who I feel like inside. I feel plagued by insecurity.
  • Dag Hammarskjöld
    Dag Hammarskjöld
    Swedish diplomat 1905-1961
    Dag Hammarskjöld
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    It is playing safe that we create a world of utmost insecurity.
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
    Albert Einstein
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    It stands to the everlasting credit of science that by acting on the human mind it has overcome man's insecurity before himself and before nature.
  • Andrew Cohen
    Andrew Cohen
    American spiritual teacher 1955-
    Andrew Cohen
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    Most men are very attached to the idea of being male, and usually experience a lot of fear and insecurity around the idea of being a man. Most women are very identified with their gender, and also experience a tremendous amount of fear and insecurity.
  • Ben Stein
    Ben Stein
    American professor, writer
    Ben Stein
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    My parents, products of the Great Depression, were successful people, but lived in a state of constant fear that my sister and I, and they, would sink into the kind of economic insecurity that their generation knew so well.
  • Boy George
    Boy George
    English singer, songwriter, DJ, fashion designer and actor 1961-
    Boy George
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    She's probably in denial that she's a great big ball of insecurity and I'm quite well aware that I am one.
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