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"Based on the above chart, it would seem that the minds at Filler are encouraging you to engage in a very immature mindset and outlook on life. If this baffles or disturbs you, please refresh your memory of our editorial slant by rereading the title of this publication." -

"Disturbed people can be treated. I'm even worse, I'm moody." -

"Past the seeker as he prayed came the crippled and the beggar and the beaten. And seeing them... he cried, 'Great God, how is it that a loving creator can see such things and yet do nothing about them?'... God said, 'I did do something. I made you.'" - Sufi Teaching

"People read fiction... to learn something about how to live their lives." - Ronald Sukenick

"complication could also be at bottom a sophisticated form of fear the greater the complication the greater the fear." - Ronald Sukenick, Long Talking Bad Conditions Blues

"The big picture is that there is no big picture.
That's why we keep painting it." - Ronald Sukenick, Random Access Memory

"don't trust what he says but how he says it and don't trust how he says it but the rhythm of how he says it." - Ronald Sukenick, Random Access Memory

"maybe there is no answer yes maybe look at it this way if there's no answer maybe there's no question." - Ronald Sukenick, Random Access Memory

"sanity appeared futile so madness became chic." - Ronald Sukenick, Random Access Memory

"Think faster feel more go from one thing to another take it all in at once. All right what's your answer." - Ronald Sukenick, Random Access Memory

"The unhappier he gets the funnier he is. The funnier he is the more he starts performing. He becomes a clown he makes a character out of himself a caricature. He invents stories about himself alter-careers led by alter-egos. Some of these are amusing some even touching. They all avoid the one identity he can't invent. His own. That's why the more Ron loses his character the more he finds himself. The more he finds himself the less of a character he is the less a caricature. But it's not so easy to find yourself the self beneath the hard crust the hot magma beneath sudden eruptions of feelings the source the base on which everything rests. Not easy to find and impossible to escape. In contact with that soft core Ron experiences a numb terror which is first of all a terror of being soft. You have to be hard as hard as whatever it is that hurt you. You have to become what hurt you. Or else. Or else it may hurt you again." - Ronald Sukenick, Random Access Memory

"If you spend too much time working on your weaknesses, all you end up with is a lot of strong weaknesses." - Dan Sullivan

"I believe in an open mind, but not so open that your brains fall out." - Arthur Hays Sulzberger

"Workaholics commit slow suicide by refusing to allow the child inside them to play." - Dr. Laurence Susser

"To give your sheep or cow a large spacious meadow is the way to control him." - Shunryu Suzuki

"Consciousness is a prison." - Tadashi Suzuki

"I can choose to be unstable." - Elizabeth Swados

"The world is full of people running." -Elizabeth Swados

"The world is an orphanage for grownups." -Elizabeth Swados, Runaways

"It's all the same when you're lonely." - Elizabeth Swados, Runaways

"Those who wish to sing always find a song." - Swedish Proverb

"A man should never be ashamed to own that he has been in the wrong, which is but saying... that he is wiser today than yesterday." - Jonathan Swift

"We have just enough religion to make us hate but not enough to make us love one another." - Jonathan Swift

"Cultivate your own capabilities, your own style. Appreciate the members of your family for who they are, even though their outlook or style may be miles different from yours. Rabbits don't fly. Eagles don't swim. Ducks look funny trying to climb. Squirrels don't have feathers. Stop comparing. There's plenty of room in the forest." - Chuck Swindoll

"I am convinced that life is 10% of what happens to me and 90% how I react to it. And so it is with you... we are in charge of our attitudes." - Charles Swindoll

"This is your life, are you who you want to be?" - Switchfoot

"Dick Cheney is trying to defend torture... he goes 'they should release the memos to show all that good information we got from our practices.' You can't defend torture. That's like me robbing a bank and then going in front of the judge and saying, 'Yes your honor, I robbed a bank. But look at all these bills I paid.'" - Wanda Sykes

"No one knows what he can do till he tries." - Publius Syrus

"It is only the ignorant who despise education." - Publilius Syrus

"In the animal kingdom, the rule is, eat or be eaten; in the human kingdom, define or be defined." - Thomas Szasz

"In the United States today, there is a pervasive tendency to treat children as adults, and adults as children. The options of children are thus steadily expanded, while those of adults are progressively constricted. The result is unruly children and childish adults." - Thomas Szasz

"People often say that this or that person has not yet found himself. But the self is not something one finds, it is something one creates." - Thomas Szasz

"The proverb warns that, 'You should not bite the hand that feeds you.' But maybe you should, if it prevents you from feeding yourself." - Thomas Szasz

"Psychiatrists classify a person as neurotic if he suffers from his problems in living, and as psychotic if he makes others suffer." - Thomas Szasz

"When a person can no longer laugh at himself, it is time for others to laugh at him." - Thomas Szasz

"A discovery is said to be an accident meeting a prepared mind." - Albert von Szent-Gyorgyi

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