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Top 100 Haunts Quotes

#1. Apparently, there's a little red demon dwarf that haunts the city, and before every major bad thing that's happened, it's appeared to somebody. Last time, he appeared in a Cadillac. - Author: Meg White
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#2. Then she appears, the fantasy which haunts my dreams. The creature who taunts me without having one Goddamn clue of the internal chaos she causes. - Author: Sadie Grubor
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#3. The uncanny is not a literary genre. But nor is it a non-literary genre. It overflows the very institution of literature. It inhabits, haunts, parasitizes the allegedly non-literary. It makes 'genre' blink. - Author: Nicholas Royle
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#4. And here I sit, writing about him as though he's just a ghost from my past that still haunts me. And I guess that is all he is now. Just some guy I used to know. - Author: Dawn Kurtagich
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#5. It is not sexuality which haunts society but society which haunts the body's sexuality - Author: Maurice Godelier
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#6. It is the way with half the truth amidst which we live, that it only haunts us and makes dull pulsations that are never born into sound. - Author: George Eliot
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#7. My laps-meter, the first caliper of the soul and the first hope of bridging the dread chasm that has rent the soul of Western man ever since the famous philosopher Descartes ripped body loose from mind and turned the very soul into a ghost that haunts its own house. - Author: Walker Percy
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#8. Write what haunts you. What keeps you up at night. What you are unable to get out of your mind. Sometimes they are the hardest things to write, but those are often the things that are worth investigating by you specifically ... - Author: Edwidge Danticat
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#9. I write about him to make the ghost stories go away. Everything that haunts me. - Author: Abigail George
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#10. When trouble haunts me, need I sigh?No, rather smile away despair - Author: John Clare
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#11. He is gone from mortal haunts: O'Dignam, sun of our morning. Fleet was his foot on the bracken: Patrick of the shaggy brow. Wail, Banba, with your wind: and wail, O ocean, with your whirlwind. - Author: James Joyce
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#12. A churel is the peculiarly malignant ghost of a woman who has died in child-bed. She haunts lonely roads, her feet are turned backwards on the ankles, and she leads men to torment. - Author: Rudyard Kipling
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#13. I love art that haunts me, that stays with me, that is left embedded in my mind. I don't really think there is any use for owning or collecting art; it is more about remembering and preserving it in the minds eye and allowing it into your cultural DNA. - Author: Doug Aitken
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#14. Somehow, the person who never existed haunts me, worse than the rest of my ghosts. - Author: Victoria Aveyard
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#15. And one there was, a dreamer born,
Who, with a mission to fulfill,
Had left the Muses' haunts to turn
The crank of an opinion-mill,
Making his rustic reed of song
A weapon in the war with wrong, ...
A Tent on the Beach - Author: John Greenleaf Whittier
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#16. I hold you in my mouth, in the words that contain you, in the unsaid and the haunts, in all the forms your name. - Author: Gwen Calvo
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#17. I am not only the person who wrote and sold a novel while raising a houseful of biological and foster children; I am also the person who wrote a horrific young adult novel that never sold and gave up on a foster child I couldn't handle - an experience that still haunts me. - Author: Vanessa Diffenbaugh
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#18. The most terrifying specter that haunts the modern psyche is not death or disease or nuclear annihilation. It is loneliness. - Author: Terryl L. Givens
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#19. There is one thing. One thing that haunts me from page one to page twenty-two. I have never spoken of it. I have never told another person - Author: James Frey
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#20. Your law may be perfect, your knowledge of human affairs may be such as to enable you to apply it with wisdom and skill, and yet without individual acquaintance with men, their haunts and habits, the pursuit of the profession becomes difficult, slow, and expensive. - Author: William Dunbar
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#21. Tea-shops were to become my favourite haunts in England. - Author: Zola Budd
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#22. Our body is not in space like things; it inhabits or haunts space. It applies itself to space like a hand to an instrument. And when we wish to move about, we do not move the body as we move an object. - Author: Maurice Merleau Ponty
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#23. For Nature is love, and finds haunts for true love, Where nothing can hear or intrude; It hides from the eagle and joins with the dove, In beautiful green solitude. - Author: John Clare
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#24. I'm inclined to think we are all ghosts-every one of us. It's not just what we inherit from our mothers and fathers that haunts us. Its all kinds of old defunct theories, all sorts of old defunct beliefs, and things like that. - Author: Henrik Ibsen
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#25. 'Memory.' 'Race.' 'Murder.' That's what they say about me. I am an elegiac poet. I have some historical questions, and I'm grappling with ways to make sense of history; why it still haunts us in our most intimate relationships with each other, but also in our political decisions. - Author: Natasha Trethewey
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#26. I was sorry for her, as I am for any who are evicted from their haunts by the younger and stronger - always a sad occasion for man or beast. - Author: E.B. White
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#27. Nostalgia. It haunts us, it destroys us, and sometimes, its sentimentality consumes us piece by piece so that we may realize our once-familiar circumstance may never again return. It is a state of mind best indulged infrequently. - Author: Bryant A. Loney
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#28. The art of living your life has a lot to do with getting over loss. The less the past haunts you, the better. - Author: Richard Ford
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#29. The Haunted Wood was a harmless, pretty spruce grove in the field below the orchard. We considered that all our haunts were too commonplace, so we invented this for our own amusement. - Author: L.M. Montgomery
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#30. His feeling haunts and inhabits me, like a sickness. it covers me, like skin. - Author: Sarah Waters
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#31. The first guy who got Aids was a French flight attendant. How you like that Frenchie! You know when I come back and run for office, that may be the one that comes back and haunts me. - Author: Bill Burr
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#32. Think about a moment, a little centimeter of time you'd happily exist in forever, if time could be laid out along the spine of a ruler. Maybe it haunts you in that blue inch of half consciousness just before you're fully awake. - Author: Kate Ellison
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#33. I'm ashamed to say that getting behind the wheel of Dirk's shiny Penismobile was actually a lot of fun. - Author: Emmett Spain
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#34. The past haunts me. The images are burned into my brain. I'm no good for him because I'm utterly broken. Emily - Author: A.M. Guilliams
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#35. Nursing was regarded as simply an extension of the unpaid services performed by the housewife - a characteristic attitude that haunts the profession to this day. - Author: Gerda Lerner
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#36. I am convinced that it is not the fear of death, of our lives ending that haunts our sleep so much as the fear ... that as far as the world is concerned, we might as well never have lived. - Author: Harold S. Kushner
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#37. Never mind, he answered; and, slinging his weapon over his shoulder, strode off down the gorge and so away into the heart of the mountain to the haunts of the wild beasts. Amongst them all there was none so fierce and so dangerous as himself. - Author: Arthur Conan Doyle
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#38. Suspicion always haunts the guilty mind. - Author: William Shakespeare
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#39. Certainly, envy is no monopoly of the poor; it makes itself felt in all sections of society; it haunts the court, the library, the barrack-room, even the sanctuary; it is provoked in some unhappy souls by the near neighbourhood of any superior rank or excellence whatever. - Author: Henry Parry Liddon
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#40. It's a brooding melancholy that haunts me. - Author: David Guterson
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#41. My past haunts me, my present screws me, my future scares me. In a nutshell, time physically abuses me - Author: Saurabh Sharma
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#42. But to "settle" the Eastern Question was beyond even Disraeli's power - beyond, it seems, any human power, for it still haunts the world today. - Author: Barbara W. Tuchman
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#43. There's a ghost of a dream that you don't even try to shake free off because you're too in love with the way she haunts you. - Author: Kamila Shamsie
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#44. One question haunts and hurts
Too much, too much to mention:
Was I really seeking good
Or just seeking attention?
Is that all good deeds are
When looked at with an ice-cold eye? - Author: Idina Menzel
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#45. Why dost thou smile so at me?" inquired Hester, troubled at the expression of his eyes. "Art thou like the Black Man that haunts the forest round about us? Hast thou enticed me into a bond that will prove the ruin of my soul?"
"Not thy soul," he answered, with another smile. "No, not thine! - Author: Nathaniel Hawthorne
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#46. Visiting old haunts is hard on memory. Things shrink, change, and disappear. - Author: Shirley Temple
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#47. Her case in particular haunts me. Despite decades of autopsies and crime scenes, I can honestly say I've never encountered the extreme brutality shown in the only existing scene photographs from the Ripper case. - Author: Patricia Cornwell
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#48. He that divines the secret of my music is freed from the unhappiness that haunts the whole world of men. - Author: Ludwig Van Beethoven
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#49. She haunted him, as an ungenerous action haunts one. - Author: Jean Rhys
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#50. The past always sort of haunts us and perhaps inspires us in some ways. - Author: Jennifer Gilmore
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#51. The desire for peace fills our hands with purpose during the day; the fear of war haunts our dreams at night. - Author: Cameron Dokey
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#52. Sometimes, success almost haunts you. You want to be the best at everything you do and know you have to work hard. - Author: Katarina Witt
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#53. Where the despair of loneliness and poverty haunts every hour, the optimism to embark on new projects cannot find a place to alight on the brain's cortex. Poverty itself is an enormous obstacle to an enlightened and enlightening - not to say healthy - old age. - Author: Sherwin B. Nuland
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#54. Modern man ... has not ceased to be credulous ... the need to believe haunts him. - Author: William James
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#55. Rejection is one of the worse forms of pain. Loss is the worst. Grief haunts until you allow yourself to move on. - Author: Angelica Hopes
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#56. A peaceful soul haunts the warring mind. - Author: Iimani David
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#57. I thought dying for your country was the worst thing that could happen to you. I think killing for your country can be a lot worse. Because that's the memory that haunts. - Author: Bob Kerrey
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#58. Her wistful face haunts my dreams like the rain at night. - Author: Rabindranath Tagore
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#59. Still she haunts me, phantomwise, Alice moving under skies Never seen by waking eyes. - Author: Lewis Carroll
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#60. To experience biophilia is to love a diversity that, as limitless as it is fragile, both haunts us and fills us with hope. - Author: Adam Leith Gollner
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#61. One of our greatest assets is that all men aspire to be equal and free. This fact haunts the rulers of the Kremlin today for even they cannot change this law of nature and they know it. It is up to us, not only by example but by positive acts, to make the most of this driving force within mankind. - Author: Allen Dulles
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#62. When Kirsten carried out a portable defibrillator the size of a breadbox, I very nearly went into cardiac arrest. Which, let's face it, would probably fall under the category of 'most ironic thing ever'. - Author: Emmett Spain
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#63. Beauty is a fairy; sometimes she hides herself in a flower-cup, or under a leaf, or creeps into the old ivy, and plays hide-and-seek with the sunbeams, or haunts some ruined spot, or laughs out of a bright young face. - Author: George Augustus Henry Sala
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#64. I am not man or beast; I am bibliosexual, and a seedy bibliosexual who haunts the streets, laden with carrier bags held by blistered fingers, stooping under the weight of the rucksack that has brought on sciatica and a Dickensian demeanour. - Author: Robin Ince
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#65. An ancient memory of this love haunts all of us all the time, and beckons us to return. - Author: Marianne Williamson
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#66. I write about what haunts me, and I write the books I myself am dying to read. I love it. I can't think of anything I'd rather do. - Author: Caroline Leavitt
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#67. I was dominated, soul, brain, and power, by you. You became to me the visible incarnation of that unseen ideal whose memory haunts us artists like an exquisite dream. I - Author: Oscar Wilde
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#68. I didn't want to get divorced, but at the point where your children are part of it, you have to do something. I would really love it not to have happened because it haunts you, it will never go away, and it is probably the biggest failure, and I have to live with that. - Author: Amanda Harlech
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#69. You see in such a world as this, an idealist -or perhaps it's only a sentimentalist-must be stoned to death. He makes the others so uncomfortable. He haunts them at their golf. - Author: Ford Madox Ford
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#70. Rain is my lover, my apple strudel. / It haunts my heels like a pedigreed poodle. / Beyond the seas or across the nation, / It follows me faithful on every vacation. - Author: Phyllis McGinley
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#71. The knowledge of impermanence that haunts our days is their very fragrance. - Author: Rainer Maria Rilke
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#72. Gradually her fear faded to the existential angst that incessantly haunts all mankind in modernity. - Author: Nell Zink
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#73. Nothing haunts the world more than the words of the dead. - Author: Susan Waterwyk
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#74. The past haunts the present in more ways than we think. It certainly scares the living daylights out of ME"~ Old Wrinkly - Author: Cressida Cowell
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#75. The past haunts libraries, not only in documents bearing witness to past ages, but through scholarly works, literary reconstructions and images of all kinds. - Author: Jacques Bonnet
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#76. Nothingness haunts Being. - Author: Jean-Paul Sartre
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#77. We have no control over what haunts us. We're helpless to it. - Author: Jill Bialosky
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#78. I am sick of old ghosts and I just want to feel safe again without the haunts of old vulnerabilities. - Author: Donna Lynn Hope
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#79. Whenever a man is known to seek promotion by intrigue, by temporizing, or by resorting to the haunts of vulgarity and vice for support, it may be inferred, with moral certainty, that he is not a man of real respectability, nor is he entitled to public confidence. - Author: Noah Webster
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#80. As nice as his touch was, it's not what lingers with me while I work. It's his words. Two words I tried to shut out, but they cling to me.
What if echoes in my head as I hunt.
What if haunts me through the Narrows.
What if follows me home. - Author: Victoria Schwab
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#81. A question that always haunts me. Why can't people just be real? It's easier being real than pretend being real. Give yourself a chance. - Author: Manasa Rao
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#82. The thing one reads and likes, and then forgets, is of no account. The thing that stays, and haunts one, and refuses to be forgotten, that is the sincere thing. - Author: Thomas Bailey Aldrich
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#83. What haunts me far more than anything I've ever done are the things I haven't done. - Author: Dan Pearce
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#84. The popular notion that ghosts are likely to be seen in a graveyard is not borne out by psychical research ... A haunting ghost usually haunts a place that a person lived in or frequented while alive ... Only a gravedigger's ghost would be likely to haunt a graveyard. - Author: John H. Alexander
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#85. The poet is like the prince of clouds
Who haunts the tempest and laughs at the archer;
Exiled on the ground in the midst of jeers,
His giant wings prevent him from walking. - Author: Charles Baudelaire
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#86. The past is a ghost that haunts us. Ghosts must banished. Lingering on the past is weakness, Lord Vader. - Author: Paul S. Kemp
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#87. Catching my breath. I watch them go. I watch them disregard gravity, the ground, and the distance between us. And though an old feeling, one of the wings, haunts my shoulder blades, I stay pinned to the window. I've learned that I cannot go with them - Author: Samantha Hunt
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#88. Even though it haunts you it doesn't mean it will catch you. - Author: Me
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#89. 'This' pain I can see it but I can't feel it It haunts me When I cut myself I can see where the pain is coming from and watch it heal And I can easily care for it 'This' pain doesn't have a specific place It moves around and creeps into strange places. - Author: Melanie
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#90. I have relinquished all that ties me to the world, but the one thing that still haunts me is the beauty of the sky - Author: Yoshida Kenko
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#91. Now all is dashed wrong; by the fool's craving to hear evil of self, that haunts some people like a demon! - Author: Emily Bronte
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#92. Death haunts everyone and never fails - Author: David Gemmell
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#93. Some day,' said Smee, 'the clock will run down, and then he'll get you.'
Hook wetted his dry lips, 'Aye,' he said, 'that's the fear that haunts me. - Author: J.M. Barrie
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#94. The reason I went to an all-boys Catholic school was because they had the best football team. We won the state championship my junior year. It was super-competitive. We lost in the semifinals my senior year, and it still haunts me. - Author: Theo Rossi
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#95. I come from haunts of coot and hern, I make a sudden sally And sparkle out among the fern, To bicker down a valley. - Author: Alfred Lord Tennyson
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#96. [A] great embarrassing fact ... haunts all attempts to represent the market as the highest form of human freedom: that historically, impersonal, commercial markets originate in theft. - Author: David Graeber
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#97. The problem of money dogs our steps throughout the whole of our lives, exerting a pressure that, in its way, is as powerful and insistent as any other problem of human existence. And it haunts the spiritual search as well. - Author: Jacob Needleman
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#98. Stars I understand. They shed light and give life. It is the emptiness between that haunts me. - Author: Greg Bear
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#99. Hei! Aa-shanta 'nygh! You are off! Send back earth's gods to their haunts on unknown Kadath, and pray to all space that you may never meet me in my thousand other forms. Farewell, Randolph Carter, and beware; for I am Nyarlathotep, the Crawling Chaos. - Author: H.P. Lovecraft
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#100. Failure is an option. It's what you do with the failure that makes you who you are. Our failures mold us. I have failed at several things in my life. What sets some of us apart, is that when we fail, we can't sleep at night. It haunts us until we have our time at redemption. - Author: David Goggins
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