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Cry for the souls of the angry,
for they sleep the troubled sleep of the damned.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie
Related topics: Sad Feeling-Down Anger
A mother is one to whom you hurry when you are troubled.
- Emily Dickinson
Happiness is not being pained in body, or troubled in mind.
- Thomas Jefferson
The self-assured believer is a greater sinner
in the eyes of God than the troubled disbeliever
- Soren Kierkegaard
We're allowing every Eric Harris, every troubled kid out there,
to become the next Tim McVeigh.
- Theodore Kaczynski
My recollection of a hundred lovely lakes has given
me blessed release from care and worry and the troubled
thinking of our modern day.
It has been a return to the primitive and the peaceful.
- Hamlin Garland
I'm in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on the One-Hit Wonder Wall.
I'm still very troubled by the fact that I'm in the hall and my dad isn't.
- Debby Boone
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I mention my age because I find people in this country -
not men, of course - women are so troubled by their age.
There's a culture of youth, and it's a phony culture.
- Teresa Heinz
Elvis and I continued to be friends,
and I saw him once or twice a year.
But he was a troubled person.
- Ursula Andress
Action and faith enslave thought, both of them in order
not be troubled or inconvenienced by reflection,
criticism, and doubt.
- Henri Frederic Amiel
And I believe that it becomes a troubled continent
because there are those who must always cause confusion
so that we do not keep these natural resources.
- Miriam Makeba
We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of
waking from a troubled dream;
it may be so the moment after death.
- Nathaniel Hawthorne
I love the most the students with troubled lives.
- Wally Lamb
They may the better fish in the water when it is troubled.
- Richard Grafton
More people are troubled by what is plain in Scripture than by what is obscure.
- Roy L. Smith
It is a far, far better thing to have a firm anchor
in nonsense than to put out on the troubled seas of thought.
- John Kenneth Galbraith
Begin thus from the first act, and proceed;
in conclusion, at the ill which thou hast done,
be troubled, and rejoice for the good.
I have terrible handwriting.
I now say it's a learning disability...
but a nun who was a very troubled woman hit me over
the fingers with a ruler because my writing was so bad.
- Andrew Greeley
But I was also a big mouth, I started to develop a
troubled relationship with Harry Shorten.
- Gil Kane
In trouble to be troubled, Is to have your trouble doubled.
- Daniel Defoe
I am seriously troubled by the proposed rapid consolidation
in the telecommunications marketplace.
- Conrad Bums
No architect troubled to design houses that suited
people who were to live in them,
because that would have meant building a whole range of different houses.
It was far cheaper and, above all, timesaving to make them identical.
- Michael Ende
For me, the most powerful expressions of true Christianity
in this material world are an unconditional love of all humans,
and an uncompromising commitment to caring for all
who are sick, infirm, or troubled -
as expressed in the biblical story of the Good Samaritan.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie
To play well you must feel tranquil and at peace.
I have never been troubled by nerves in golf because
I felt I had nothing to lose and everything to gain.
- Harry Vardon
I have always looked upon alchemy in natural philosophy
to be like enthusiasm in divinity,
and to have troubled the world much to the same purpose.
- William Temple
Most people would succeed in small things if they were
not troubled with great ambitions.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
The city's contradictions and frailties drive me to the church.
The church, in turn, binds my wounds and soothes my troubled heart,
and sends me right back out into the city again.
- Steve Ross
Do not be troubled for a language, cultivate your soul
and she will show herself.
- Eugene Delacroix
The quickest way to become troubled is to be concerned
with what people are gonna say about your life and your work.
- Ahmad Jamal
I think Bridge Over Troubled Water was a very good song.
Artie sang it beautifully.
The Boxer was a really nice record.
But I don't think I've written any great songs.
- Paul Simon
Who knows who will be on board? A couple of spies,
At least one grand duke; a few beautiful woman,
no doubt very rich and very troubled.
Anything can happen and usually does on the Orient Express.
- Morley Safer
In these troubled, uncertain times, we don't need more command and control;
we need better means to engage everyone's intelligence
in solving challenges and crises as they arise.
- Margaret J. Wheatley
A great number of the disappointments and mishaps of
the troubled world are the direct result of literature and the allied arts.
It is our belief that no human being who devotes his
life and energy to the manufacture of fantasies can
be anything but fundamentally inadequate.
- Christopher Hampton
I am still profoundly troubled by the war in Nicaragua.
The United States launched a covert war against another
nation in violation of international law,
a war that was wrong and immoral.
- Bianca Jagger
I am involved in minor league baseball.
I go around the country speaking to troubled youths,
trying to help them understand that whatever path they choose,
they'll need to really pay attention to it.
- Gerry Cooney
There was a strange atmosphere on the set because we
were filming in this large house,
which was used for troubled children.
You'd go in and find walls had been burnt down.
The building was charged with this history and it stayed
with us throughout the filming.
- Beatrice Dalle
An inexhaustible good nature is one of the most precious gifts of heaven,
spreading itself like oil over the troubled sea of thought,
and keeping the mind smooth and equable in the roughest weather.
- Washington Irving
We shall find in our troubled hearts,
where discord reigns, two needs which seem at variance,
but which merge, as I think, in a common source -
the love of the true,
and the love of the fabulous.
- Alfred de Vigny
Ultimately, we have just one moral duty:
to reclaim large areas of peace in ourselves,
more and more peace, and to reflect it towards others.
And the more peace there is in us, the more peace there
will be in our troubled world.
- Etty Hillesum
The original judgment of the FBI, the Secret Service,
and the CIA was that there were three shots.
I don't think that convinced us except as a statement by people,
many of them who were familiar with ballistics.
This question troubled me greatly.
- John Sherman Cooper
While I remain troubled by the Corps' inability to
fully justify the Model they used for their commercial traffic predictions,
America clearly has an aging lock and dam infrastructure on the Mississippi.
- Ron Kind
At the time it seriously troubled me,
but in drafting me as Marshall Plan Administrator,
President Truman did as great a favor for me as one man can do for another.
It opened my eyes to many things of which I was totally
unaware and it was the beginning of my real education.
- Paul Hoffman
Nobody, as long as he moves about
among the chaotic currents of life,
is without trouble.
- Carl Jung
It ain't what you don't know that gets you into trouble.
It's what you know for sure that just ain't so.
- Mark Twain (attributed)
Laugh, and the world laughs with you;
Weep, and you weep alone;
For the sad old earth must borrow its mirth,
But has trouble enough of its own.
- Ella Wheeler Wilcox
The trouble is,
if you don't risk anything,
you risk even more.
- Erica Jong
A "No" uttered from deepest conviction
is better and greater than a "Yes" merely uttered to please,
or what is worse, to avoid trouble.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi
Every religion is true one way or another.
It is true when understood metaphorically.
But when it gets stuck in its own metaphors,
interpreting them as facts, then you are in trouble.
- Joseph Campbell
When I look back on all these worries,
I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed
that he had had a lot of trouble in his life,
most of which had never happened.
- Winston Churchill
A quotation is a handy thing to have about,
saving one the trouble of thinking for oneself.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)
Friends are angels who lift us to our feet
when our wings have trouble remembering how to fly.
Worry is the interest paid by those who borrow trouble.
- George Washington
We have nearly complete misunderstanding between
people of different faiths in Lake Wobegon,
and that's probably one reason why we get along so very well.
It's when you are trying to convince another person to think
the same way that you do that there is
friction and trouble between people.
But when you feel that the other person is
dumber than dirt, too dumb for words -
why waste your breath - you get along pretty well.
There's no bond between people that's quite so strong as
when people each feel slightly superior towards the other one.
- Garrison Keillor
Do not anticipate trouble,
or worry about what may never happen.
Keep in the sunlight.
- Benjamin Franklin
The trouble with the world is not
that people know too little,
but that they know so many things that ain't so.
- Mark Twain
God writes a lot of comedy... the trouble is,
he's stuck with so many bad actors
who don't know how to play funny.
- Garrison Keillor
I used to sell furniture for a living.
The trouble was, it was my own.
- Les Dawson
You know, it takes two to get one in trouble.
- the movie She Done Him Wrong (1933)
When trouble arises and things look bad,
there is always one individual who perceives a solution
and is willing to take command.
Very often, that individual is crazy.
- Dave Barry
The trouble with having an open mind, of course,
is that people will insist on coming along
and trying to put things in it.
- Terry Pratchett
The trouble with jogging is that the ice falls out of your glass.
- Martin Mull
Every government is a parliament of whores.
The trouble is, in a democracy, the whores are us.
- P. J. O'Rourke
All marriages are happy.
It's the living together afterward that causes all the trouble.
- Raymond Hull
The trouble with the rat race is that even if you win,
you're still a rat.
- Lily Tomlin
The trouble with our times is that the future is not what it used to be.
- Paul Valery
When in doubt, mumble; when in trouble,
delegate; when in charge, ponder.
- James H. Boren
To be satisfied with a little, is the greatest wisdom;
and he that increaseth his riches,
increaseth his cares; but a contented mind is a hidden treasure,
and trouble findeth it not.
My motto was always to keep swinging.
Whether I was in a slump or feeling badly or having trouble off the field,
the only thing to do was keep swinging.
- Hank Aaron
Trouble is, kids feel they have to shock their elders
and each generation grows up into something harder to shock.
- Ben Lindsey
When I get logical, and I don't trust my instincts -
that's when I get in trouble.
- Angelina Jolie
There is a secret wisdom-of-the-ages
that holds the key to breaking our
cycle of self-imposed suffering.
The secret wisdom is, "Life is not supposed to be fair."
This is not sad news. This is GLORIOUS news!
Life is not broken. Nothing is wrong.
God has not failed, died, or gone on vacation.
The world is working perfectly. We just misunderstood.
Somewhere along the way, someone got the idea that
life was "supposed" to be "fair,"
and all the trouble started -
expectation, disappointment, resentment, anger -
a whole cycle of suffering that began
with the belief that life is "supposed" to be "fair."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie
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