Quotes of Terrifying - somelinesforyou

“ A good part — and definitely the most fun part — of being a feminist is about frightening men. ”

- Julie Burchill

“ It's terrifying, that unconditional love you have for a child. I still wonder if she really came from me, from my womb. It's a miracle. I don't understand it. I live it very intensely. ”

- Anne Parillaud

“ I write of the wish that comes true-for some reason, a terrifying concept. ”

- James M. Cain

“ It's the biggest buzz to be a part of the opening ceremony, but terrifying-1.4 billion people will get to see that. ”

- Adam Garcia

“ Change can be exhilarating, joyous, liberating. But it can also be terrifying, because, in a deeper sense, you are questioning your very identity and sense of value. But take the risk. It's worth it. ”

- Dee Hock

“ There is nothing more terrifying than a consumer who knows everything about the pricing of your product. ”

- Kenneth Orton

“ Say what you will about the sweet miracle of unquestioning faith, I consider a capacity for it terrifying and absolutely vile! ”

- Kurt Vonnegut

“ Considering how dangerous everything is, nothing is really very frightening. ”

- Gertrude Stein

“ I don't use drugs; my dreams are frightening enough. ”

- Marie E. Eschenbach

“ To Americans, English manners are far more frightening than none at all. ”

- Randall Jarrell

“ In a world we find terrifying, we ratify that which doesn't threaten us. ”

- David Mamet

“ The nine most terrifying words in the English language are, 'I'm from the government and I'm here to help.'. ”

- Ronald Reagan

“ The most terrifying words in the English langauge are: I'm from the government and I'm here to help. ”

- Ronald Reagan

“ If it were possible to have a life absolutely free from every feeling of sin, what a terrifying vacuum it would be! ”

- Cesare Pavese

“ I've got a living to make, to put it plainly; there's more money in shocking and terrifying than in edifying. ”

- Walford Brodie

“ The most terrifying thing is to accept oneself completely. ”

- Carl Jung

“ The terrifying and edible beauty of Art Nouveau architecture. ”

- Salvador Dali

“ The writer isn't made in a vacuum. Writers are witnesses. The reason we need writers is because we need witnesses to this terrifying century. ”

- E. L. Doctorow

“ I think it's really terrifying that a country based on the foundations and ideals of God, is now systematically removing God from everything. Everything! ”

- Stephen Baldwin

“ Television is the first truly democratic culture — the first culture available to everybody and entirely governed by what the people want. The most terrifying thing is what people do want. ”

- Clive Barnes

“ Topographically the country is magnificent — and terrifying. Why terrifying? Because nowhere else in the world is the divorce between man and nature so complete. Nowhere have I encountered such a dull, monotonous fabric of life as here in America… ”

- Henry Miller

“ The aggravated agony of depression is terrifying, and elation, its nonidentical twin sister, is even more terrifying-attractive as she may be for a moment. You are grandiose beyond the reality of your creativity. ”

- Joshua Logan

“ Accept that all of us can be hurt, that all of us can and surely will at times fail. Other vulnerabilities, like being embarrassed or risking love, can be terrifying, too. I think we should follow a simple rule: if we can take the worst, take the risk. ”

- Joyce Brothers

“ If men can develop weapons that are so terrifying as to make the thought of global war include almost a sentence for suicide, you would think that man's intelligence and his comprehension… would include also his ability to find a peaceful solution. ”

- Dwight D. Eisenhower

“ We had this bidet in the bathroom full of cuddly toys, god knows why. It was quite terrifying sometimes when there was no bog paper and you're sitting there with this real moral dilemma: do I or do I not wipe my arse with a teddy bear? ”

- Rhys Ifans

“ I think that the secret is, again it brings me back to balance and a kind of mathematics. I realised this, and it was a shocking realisation, it was quite terrifying: that when I was playing Hamlet, I realised there was no way round it, for the two-and-a-half hours of that play I had to be as intelligent as the most intelligent man in dramatic poetic literature… ”

- Ben Kingsley

“ My mother brought me magicians and witches, because I was very ugly, really revolting. So she thought somebody had put a spell on me - this is the truth - so she made me drink some horrible terrifying potions, for year. ”

- Roberto Benigni

“ I think it is really terrifying that we are narrowing down to a mechanistic assessment of children by how many pass exams… if standards meant improving right across the board, character, originality, interests, then I wouldn't mind so much. But it doesn't… ”

- Shirley Williams

“ The most merciful thing in the world, I think, is the inability of the human mind to correlate all its contents. We live on a placid island of ignorance in the midst of black seas of infinity, and it was not meant that we should voyage far. The sciences, each straining in its own direction, have hitherto harmed us little; but some day the piecing together of dissociated knowledge will open up such terrifying vistas of reality, and of our frightful position therein, that we shall either go mad from the revelation or flee from the deadly light into the peace and safety of a new dark age. ”

- H.P. Lovecraft

“ Accept that all of us can be hurt, that all of us can — and surely will at times — fail. Other vulnerabilities like being embarrassed or risking love, can be terrifying too. I think we should follow a simple rule: if we can take the worst, take the risk. ”

- Dr. Joyce Brothers
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