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I mean, they call it Stockholm Syndrome and post traumatic stress disorder. And, you know, I had no free will. I had virtually no free will until I was separated from them for about two weeks.

Patty Hearst

There are lesbians, God knows... if you came up through lesbian circles in the forties and fifties in New York... who were not feminist and would not call themselves feminists.

Audre Lorde

What man actually needs is not a tensionless state but rather the striving and struggling for some goal worthy of him. What he needs is not the discharge of tension at any cost, but the call of a potential meaning waiting to be fulfilled by him.

Victor Frankl

When they call the roll in the Senate, the Senators do not know whether to answer "Present" or "Not Guilty.

Theodore Roosevelt

Call no man unhappy until he is married


It is in those acts which we call trivialities that the seeds of joy are forever wasted.

George Eliot

If you have made mistakes, there is always another chance for you. You may have a fresh start any moment you choose, for this thing we call "failure" is not the falling down, but the staying down.

Mary Pickford

We call an intention good which is right in itself, but the action is good, not because it contains within it some good, but because it issues from a good intention.

Peter Abelard

Surely life, if it be not long, is tedious, since we are forced to call in the assistance of so many trifles to rid us of our time, of that time which never can return.

Samuel Johnson

What we call our future is the shadow that our past projects in front of us.


What people call insincerity is simply a method by which we can multiply our personalities.

Oscar Wilde

a few philosophers really do important work. This applies to the so called critical philosophy and to the theory of knowledge or epistemology. This class of workers I call epistemologists to avoid the disagreeable implications of the term philosopher.

Alfred Korzybski

But shapes that come not at an earthly call Will not depart when mortal voices bid.

William Wordsworth

A rare and satisfying bond between people ... Relationships, I believe, are truly sacred, not in the superficial meaning of simply being high in value, but in that they call upon infinite and mysterious depths in ourselves

Thomas Moore

We all love animals. Why do we call some pets and others dinner?

k.d. lang

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