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Women complain about premenstrual syndrome, but I think of it as the only time of the month I can be myself. (Quote by - Roseanne Barr)

Shame and guilt are noble emotions essential in the maintenance of civilized society, and vital for the development of some of the most refined and elegant qualities of human potential. (Quote by - Willard Gaylen)

Loneliness is never more cruel than when it is felt in close propinquity with someone who has ceased to communicate. (Quote by - Germaine Greer)

Children show scars like medals. Lovers use them as secrets to reveal. A scar is what happens when the word is made flesh. (Quote by - Leonard Cohen)

Man could not live if he were entirely impervious to sadness. Many sorrows can be endured only by being embraced, and the pleasure taken in them naturally has a somewhat melancholy character. So, melancholy is morbid only when it occupies too much place in life; but it is equally morbid for it to be wholly excluded from life. (Quote by - Emile Durkheim)

I do not want a plain box, I want a sarcophagus With tigery stripes, and a face on it Round as the moon, to stare up. I want to be looking at them when they come Picking among the dumb minerals, the roots. I see them already-the pale, star-distance faces. Now they are nothing, they are not even babies. I imagine them without fathers or mothers, like the first gods. They will wonder if I was important. (Quote by - Sylvia Plath)

Truly great madness can not be achieved without significant intelligence. (Quote by - Henrik Tikkanen)

If you want an open society, you have to put up with the chaos. (Quote by - Bowyer Bell)

Don't tell me peace has broken out. (Quote by - Bertolt Brecht)

It's the things I might have said that fester. (Quote by - Clemence Dane)

I've been in a lot of trouble and come out of it. I think it shows a lot of good character. (Quote by - Stefan Edberg)

In truth, to attain to interior peace, one must be willing to pass through the contrary to peace. Such is the teaching of the Sages. (Quote by - Swami Brahmanada)

Nostalgia: When you find the present tense and past perfect. (Quote by - The Lion)

The trouble you can get into, just cause you want 5, 000 bucks. (Quote by - Duck Daffy)

Great joy, especially after a sudden change of circumstances, is apt to be silent, and dwells rather in the heart than on the tongue. (Quote by - Henry Fielding)

What I want back is what I was Before the bed, before the knife, Before the brooch-pin and the salve Fixed me in this parenthesis; Horses fluent in the wind, A place, a time gone out of mind. (Quote by - Sylvia Plath)

Progress is the injustice each generation commits with regard to its predecessors. (Quote by - E. M. Cioran)

Nothing is funnier than unhappiness, I grant you that. Yes, yes, it's the most comical thing in the world. (Quote by - Samuel Beckett)

Well, there's no one at all, they do be saying, but is deserving of some punishment from the very minute of his birth. (Quote by - Lady Gregory)

Life is a jest; and all things show it. I thought so once; but now I know it. (Quote by - John Gay)

Sweet bird, that shun the noise of folly, most musical, most melancholy! (Quote by - John Milton)

Shall you cry because roses have thorns, or rejoice because thorns have roses?

There is no aphrodisiac like innocence. (Quote by - Jean Baudrillard)

The peace makers shall be called the children of God. (Quote by - Bible)

I don't want to get to the end of my life and find that I just lived the length of it. I want to have lived the width of it as well. (Quote by - Diane Ackerman)

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