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#1. Some truths that were too difficult and frightening to know. - Author: Elyn R. Saks
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#2. The human brain comprises about 2 percent of a person's body weight, but it consumes upward of 20 pcent of that body's oxygen intake, and it controls 100 percent of that body's actions. - Author: Elyn R. Saks
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#3. The schizophrenic mind is not so much split as shattered. I like to say schizophrenia is like a waking nightmare. - Author: Elyn Saks
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#4. Some people say I'm unique, that there aren't other people with schizophrenia like me. Well, there are people like me out there, but the stigma is so great that they don't come forward. - Author: Elyn Saks
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#5. Nothing I can do. There will be raging fires, and hundreds, maybe thousands of people lying dead in the streets. And it will all - all of it - be my fault. - Author: Elyn R. Saks
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#6. There are forces of nature and circumstance that are beyond our control, let alone our understanding, and to insist on victory in the face of this, to accept nothing less, is just asking for a soul-pummeling. The simple truth is, not every fight can be won. - Author: Elyn R. Saks
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#7. No one would ever say that someone with a broken arm or a broken leg is less than a whole person, but people say that or imply that all the time about people with mental illness. - Author: Elyn R. Saks
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#8. I was afraid the staff would laugh at me - and as frightened as I was, the thought of derision frightened me even more. In retrospect, it was a life-threatening deception, somewhat along the lines of hiding recurrent chest pains from one's cardiologist from embarrassment. Nearly - Author: Elyn R. Saks
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#9. We must stop criminalizing mental illness. It's a national tragedy and scandal that the L.A. County Jail is the biggest psychiatric facility in the United States. - Author: Elyn Saks
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#10. Mental illness is among the most stigmatized of categories.' People are ashamed of being mentally ill. They fear disclosing their condition to their friends and confidants-and certainly to their employers. - Author: Elyn R. Saks
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#11. My experience is that when one is in psychosis, you're on a mission and nothing is going to stop you. At some level your brain is telling you you probably shouldn't be doing this, but you're on a mission. - Author: Elyn Saks
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#12. The humanity we all share is more important than the mental illnesses we may not - Author: Elyn R. Saks
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#13. My good fortune is not that I've recovered from mental illness. I have not, nor will I ever. My good fortune lies in having found my life. - Author: Elyn R. Saks
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#14. Everyone becomes psychotic in his or her own ways. - Author: Elyn Saks
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#15. For me, I had to overcome shyness to be an actor. But as a director, you lose your subjectivity, your self-consciousness. And instead of just your role, it's the life of the whole play that becomes a reflection of you. - Author: Gene Saks
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#16. In a way, I had a very good and normal childhood. I had loving and caring parents. But I had a lot of quirks or problems when I was growing up. I had phobias and obsessions. - Author: Elyn Saks
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#17. Sad times May follow your tracks, Bad times May bar you from Saks, Add times When Satan in slacks Breaks down your self control ... - Author: Cole Porter
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#18. Within the first year of launching my company, Spanx, I decided to go over to England and cold-call Harrods, Harvey Nichols, and Selfridges the same way I had cold-called Neiman Marcus, Saks, Nordstrom, and Bloomingdale's here in the United States. - Author: Sara Blakely
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#19. Everything about my journey to get Spanx off the ground entailed me having to be a salesperson - from going to the hosiery mills to get a prototype made to calling Saks Fifth Avenue and Neiman Marcus. I had to position myself to get five minutes in the door with buyers. - Author: Sara Blakely
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#20. One of the reasons the doctors gave for hospitalizing me against my will was that I was 'gravely disabled.' To support this view, they wrote in my chart that I was unable to do my Yale Law School homework. I wondered what that meant about much of the rest of New Haven. - Author: Elyn Saks
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#21. I think money isn't any good sitting around, so I spend some time in the shoe department at Saks. - Author: Janet Evanovich
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#22. Someone told me that when they go to Vermont, they feel like they're home. I'm that way at Saks. - Author: Caroline Rhea
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#23. Saks is one of the temples of good-quality products in America. The Saks shop in New York, for me, is the most interesting department store in America. - Author: Diego Della Valle
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#24. My mind has been both my best friend and my worst enemy. - Author: Elyn Saks
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#25. Portray [people with mental illness] sympathetically, and portray them in all the richness and depth of their experience as people, and not as diagnoses. - Author: Elyn Saks
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#26. Occupying my mind with complex problems has been my best and most powerful and most reliable defense against my mental illness. - Author: Elyn Saks
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#27. All my life, books had been the life raft, the safe haven, the place I ran to when nothing else worked. - Author: Elyn R. Saks
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#28. When I was a girl, my grandmother would take me during the holidays to see the windows at Saks and Rockefeller Center. - Author: Michael Learned
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#29. I bought into Saks as a personal investment because, when I was a young man and went to America for the first time, it seemed to me that Saks was like a cathedral of retail. I never dreamt that I could one day be a part of it. And now I am. - Author: Diego Della Valle
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#30. And I call Saks Fifth Ave-y home. That is where a real bad Barbie roam. - Author: Nicki Minaj
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#31. Choose your friends wisely, and also choose friends that you can trust. - Author: Elyn Saks
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#32. Please hear this: There are not 'schizophrenics.' There are people with schizophrenia. - Author: Elyn Saks
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#33. If you are a Rothschild, a Rosenwald, a Gimbel, or even a Waldbaum, growing up Jewish can be a rich experience. For the rest of us, it could be just so-so. - Author: Gene Saks
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#34. In my experience, the words "now just calm down" almost inevitably have the opposite effect on the person you are speaking to. - Author: Elyn R. Saks
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#35. I quickly discovered that trying to go play golf while living in Manhattan was about as easy as trying to grab a taxi while standing out in front of Saks Fifth Avenue in the freezing rain on the last shopping day before Christmas. - Author: Dan Jenkins
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#36. There's a tremendous need to implode the myths of mental illness, to put a face on it, to show people that a diagnosis does not have to lead to a painful and oblique life ... We who struggle with these disorders can lead full, happy, productive lives, if we have the right resources. - Author: Elyn R. Saks
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#37. Playwrights are naturally wary and protective - God, who's more protective than a playwright? You read a play, the playwright wants to hear from you immediately. - Author: Gene Saks
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#38. Don't focus on it," she said. "Don't define yourself in terms of something which even many highly trained and gifted professionals do not fully understand. - Author: Elyn R. Saks
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#39. Art is the manipulation of someone else's imagination. - Author: Sol Saks
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#40. We are basically storytellers, descendants of the old men who sat around the fire and told us legends, fairytales, exploits, or maybe just how funny Og looked when he fell into the tar pit. - Author: Sol Saks
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