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Top 100 Quotes About Absorption

#1. Meditation is a way to be narcissistic without hurting anyone - Author: Nassim Nicholas Taleb
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#2. Everything is from absorption! - Author: Deyth Banger
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#3. Salvakalpa samadhi is like a sea of perfect light; nirvikalpa samadhi is no light, no darkness, no way to describe it. Absorption is complete, that's nirvana. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#4. False humility is quite like the worst of both worlds: both that of Meekness and that of Conceit. - Author: Criss Jami
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#5. The absorption and organization of sunlight, the essence of life, is derived almost exclusively through plants. Since light is the driving force of every cell in our bodies, that is why we need green plants. - Author: Maximilian Bircher-Benner
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#6. So therefore I dedicate myself, to my art, my sleep, my dreams, my labors, my suffrances, my loneliness, my unique madness, my endless absorption and hunger because I cannot dedicate myself to any fellow being. - Author: Jack Kerouac
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#7. One of the greatest theological challenges of our time is to move our worship beyond self-absorption. - Author: Kelly M. Kapic
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#8. Because often what keeps you from creative living is your self-absorption (your self-doubt, your self-disgust, your self-judgment, your crushing sense of self-protection). - Author: Elizabeth Gilbert
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#9. Her absorption was strange, almost rhapsodic. Both Birkin and Ursula were suspended. The little red pistillate flowers had some strange, almost mystic-passionate attraction for her. - Author: D.H. Lawrence
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#10. The absorption in nirvana is all that matters. All the strategies of your life are only there to empower you for your final assault on the impenetrable cliffs of forever. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#11. his passionate absorption in mere existence. Then, - Author: Oscar Wilde
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#12. Adding travel time lost during the pit stop between photon absorption and re-emission, the total trip lasts about a million years. If a photon had a clear path from the Sun's center to its surface, its journey would instead last all of 2.3 seconds. - Author: Neil DeGrasse Tyson
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#13. To see color as form means looking at the image in a new way, trying to free oneself from absorption in subject matter. - Author: Cole Weston
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#14. To forget oneself-to lose oneself in the music, in the moment- that kind of absorption seems to be at the heart of every creative endeavor. - Author: Dani Shapiro
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#15. The great social adventure of America is no longer the conquest of the wilderness but the absorption of fifty different peoples. - Author: Walter Lippmann
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#16. Having a baby dragged me, kicking and screaming, from the world of self-absorption. - Author: Paul Reiser
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#17. Suffering reminds us of our brokenness, our humanity. It disarms us of our self-absorption and magnifies our need for one another. - Author: Marquita Burke-DeJesus
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#18. When your body absorbs toxins, it stores them in fat, which is why fiber and probiotics are strategic weapons for weight loss. Fiber keeps your colon healthy and reduces your body's absorption of toxins. - Author: Suzanne Somers
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#19. The mere absorption of facts and truths is so exclusively an individual affair that it tends very naturally to pass into selfishness. There is no obvious social motive for the acquirement of mere learning, there is no clear social gain in success thereat. - Author: John Dewey
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#20. Once you have mastered the ten thousand states of mind, it's paranirvana, the absorption into the stillness forever. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#21. The stories that I want to tell are completely, well, somewhat autobiographical. It's completely based on my own self-absorption issues and problems. - Author: Nicole Holofcener
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#22. Melancholy betrays the world for the sake of knowledge. But in its tenacious self-absorption it embraces dead objects in its contemplation, in order to redeem them - Author: Walter Benjamin
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#23. Self-absorption intensifies isolation, but permits it to go unnoticed. - Author: Mason Cooley
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#24. it looks like a small envelope with a phenomenal capacity for water absorption. - Author: Fredrik Backman
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#25. But the work had told upon the Editor. Work of that sort carries its penalties with it. Success means absorption, and absorption spells softening of the brain. - Author: P.G. Wodehouse
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#26. Weight-loss drugs are intended to enable patients to lose weight more effectively than diet or exercise alone by: 1. suppressing appetite, 2. increasing feelings of fullness, 3. inhibiting the absorption of fat, or in some cases, 4. increasing the metabolism slightly - Author: N.J. May
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#27. I have too much free time. Free time makes people think; thinking makes people morbidly self-absorbed; and unless you are watertight and flawless, excessive self-absorption leads to depression. - Author: Steve Toltz
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#28. When we don't put the brakes on our self-absorption, we have nothing stopping us from total self-destruction. We become the fruits of our actions. - Author: Zeena Schreck
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#29. E. Lawrence wrote that "happiness is absorption": I - Author: Michael Lipson
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#30. Prayer gives us relief from the melancholy burden of self-absorption . - Author: Timothy Keller
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#31. Those who work at a thing heart and soul not only achieve success in it but through their absorption in that they also realize the supreme truth-Brahman. Those who work at a thing with their whole heart receive help from God. - Author: Swami Vivekananda
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#32. Absorption in ease and entertainment is a sure sign of dissipation and decline. - Author: Orrin Woodward
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#33. That the woman in her had died in anguish and a vengeful man had been born in her place apparently brooked no notice of the universe. Nor had the universe even blinked in the absorption into itself of her tragedy. - Author: Karen Kondazian
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#34. The larger the unit of capital present, the easier the transaction called emission of credit. Centralized lending of this kind (which is today universal) actively promotes the absorption of the small man by the great, the reduction of small property owners to a proletarian condition. - Author: Hilaire Belloc
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#35. What might once have been called whining is now exalted as a process of asserting selfhood; self-absorption is regarded as a form of self-expression ... - Author: Wendy Kaminer
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#36. Maybe my viriety is due to bad absorption of vitamins. - Author: Stephen Hawking
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#37. One of the best ways to recharge is by simply being in the presence of art. No thoughts, no critiques. Just full-on absorption mode. - Author: Dean Francis Alfar
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#38. You'll continue to be a bitch no matter what, but I'm glad you aren't a callous, self-absorbed one. - Author: Genna Rulon
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#39. The sorrow of God lies in our fear of Him, our fear of life, and our fear of ourselves. He anguishes over our self-absorption and self-sufficiency ... God's sorrow lies in our refusal to approach Him when we sinned and failed. - Author: Brennan Manning
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#40. Selfishness is self-absorption, self-seeking behaviour that either disregards the rights and needs of others or tramples them deliberately in favour of personal gain. - Author: Adelyn Birch
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#41. Invoking the letters of God's Name without presence of mind is invocation of the tongue; invoking with presence of mind is invocation of the heart; and invoking with an absence of self-awareness because of absorption in the Invoked is the invocation of the Self - this is the hidden invocation! - Author: Ibn Ata Allah
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#42. Selfishness and self-absorption are deadly charm-exterminators. - Author: Loretta Young
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#43. The new book is a result of my well-documented ... absorption in Samurai movie culture. It's called 'The 47th Samurai: A Bob Lee Swagger novel,' and it takes Bob to Japan in search of the sword his father recovered on Iwo that has gone missing under extremely violent circumstances. - Author: Stephen Hunter
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#44. There's nothing that makes you more miserable (or less interesting) than self-absorption . - Author: Timothy Keller
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#45. Joy is a fruit of the Holy Spirit, which is most greatly experienced in the heart of those willing to surrender all self-sufficiency: self-promotion, self-reliance, self-protection, and self-absorption: it is a gift given. - Author: Robin M. Bertram
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#46. I had learned that science is a rewarding, active process of discovery, not the passive absorption of what others had discovered. - Author: Harold E. Varmus
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#47. Not the absorption capacity of the land, but the creative ability of a people, is the true yardstick with which we can measure the immigration potentialities of the land. - Author: David Ben-Gurion
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#48. I was not always a Muslim, but once I was led into the absorption of prayer and the mysteries of the Qur'an, something troubled in me became still. - Author: Camilla Gibb
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#49. The theme of Cosmology, which is the basis of all religions, is the story of the dynamic effort of the World passing into everlasting unity, and of the static majesty of God's vision, accomplishing its purpose of completion by absorption of the World's multiplicity of effort. - Author: Alfred North Whitehead
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#50. Salvakalpa samadhi is absorption in eternity to the point where there is no real concept of self but there's still a karmic chain. Nirvikalpa samadhi is absorption in nirvana; concepts of self and no-self go away completely. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#51. Self absorption is anti-seductive; it is a sign of insecurity. - Author: Robert Greene
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#52. Can you, in a million years, imagine another female senator - Kay Bailey Hutchinson, Claire McCaskill - reacting to being called 'ma'am' like Barbara Boxer did? This is the kind of sanctimonious self-absorption on the modern left that makes my teeth itch. - Author: Mark Davis
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#53. Not born to be rich, by 1981 I had nonetheless begun to use a PC that required for its operation the absorption of several hundred pages of protocols and the placement of very large floppy disks in the freezer to fix frequent crashes. - Author: Mark Helprin
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#54. In general, scientific progress calls for no more than the absorption and elaboration of new ideas- and this is a call most scientists are happy to heed. - Author: Werner Heisenberg
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#55. It is more important to repeat a mantra several times with total absorption than to parrot it for hours on end. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#56. At times ... one is downright thankful for the self-absorption of other people. - Author: Gail Godwin
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#57. The hyperreal is the abolition of the real not by violent destruction, but by its assumption, elevation to the strength of the model. Anticipation, deterrence, preventive transfiguration, etc.: the model acts as a sphere of absorption of the real. - Author: Jean Baudrillard
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#58. Particularly with middle-class people, self-absorption is a struggle. - Author: Ben Lewin
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#59. If happiness comes at all: which is by no means prearranged; it comes by the way, while you are seeking for something else. Something outside yourself, beyond yourself: in a brief absorption of self-forgetfulness. - Author: Caitlin Thomas
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#60. Time assumes another dimension now - work and absorption in the search for an answer. - Author: Daniel Keyes
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#61. I wonder at times if we're not all blind. It just seems there are an abundance of books unread, paint strokes not admired, and performances unattended. So much attention painstakingly sought and not given. - Author: Richelle E. Goodrich
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#62. These questions can only be answered in absorption, because there are no answers. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#63. It is impossible to capture the essence of love in writing, only its symptoms remain, the erotic absorption, the huge disparity between the times together and the times apart, the sense of being excluded. - Author: Edna O'Brien
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#64. Samadhi is the absorption of God. There's no sense of time, place or condition. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#65. Fraternity without absorption, union without fusion. - Author: Wilfrid Laurier
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#66. She'll be an excellent novelist: a monster of self-absorption. - Author: Lan Samantha Chang
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#67. The ecstasy and completion of absorption in God is so fantastic that you can't possibly have lost anything because all the things you've always loved and always experienced came forth from there and exist there and are always there. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#68. In fact, studies show that vegans tend to get more iron than meat eaters. Vitamin C from fruits and vegetables increases iron absorption. Meanwhile, dairy products reduce iron absorption significantly. - Author: Sharon Gannon
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#69. Time and rest are needed for absorption. Psychologists confirm that it is really in the summer that our muscles learn to skate and in the winter, how to swim. - Author: Jacques Barzun
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#70. Could be generous and caring to a fault, but he had a darker side as well, characterized by monomania, impatience, and unwavering self-absorption, qualities that seemed to intensify through his college years. - Author: Jon Krakauer
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#71. An inability to encourage someone else is usually rooted in an absorption
with self that is blind to the needs or gifts of others, or a pride that cannot bring itself to praise God's grace in them. - Author: Sinclair B. Ferguson
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#72. There is no correlation between the degree of comfort enjoyed and the achievement of a civilization. On the contrary, absorption in ease is one of the most reliable signs of present or impending decay. - Author: Richard M. Weaver
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#73. We must see that music theory is not only about music, but about how people process it. To understand any art, we must look below its surface into the psychological details of its creation and absorption. - Author: Marvin Minsky
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#74. Samadhi is perfect absorption to the point where there is no sense of being absorbed, not the consciousness of knowing that you are having an experience. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#75. When you are completely absorbed or caught up in something, you become oblivious to things around you, or to the passage of time. It is this absorption in what you are doing that frees your unconscious and releases your creative imagination. - Author: Rollo May
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#76. What Nietzsche is describing is a kind of transcendence - a mental state of complete and utter absorption well known to artists, athletes, gamblers, musicians, dancers, soldiers in battle, mystics, meditators, and the devout during prayer. - Author: Michael Pollan
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#77. Each element has a characteristic atomic spectrum, due to the absorption and emission of light associated with the unique energy levels of its orbiting electrons. - Author: Hugh Aldersey-Williams
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#78. Making people believe the unbelievable is no trick; it's work. Belief and reader absorption come in the details: An overturned tricycle in the gutter of an abandoned neighbourhood can stand for everything. - Author: Stephen King
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#79. But when we observe, we are forced to pay attention. We have to move from passive absorption to active awareness. We have to engage. - Author: Maria Konnikova
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#80. Never underestimate the power of self-absorption, including your parents' self-absorption. - Author: Rita Mae Brown
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#81. As each individual is electrically alive and dynamic, so yoga is a living, dynamic force in life. In order to savor its essence, one needs a religiously attentive dynamic practice done with awareness and absorption. - Author: B.K.S. Iyengar
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#82. Conscience is the moralized form of self-absorption. - Author: Mason Cooley
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#83. What gives journalism its authenticity and vitality is the tension between the subject's blind self absorption and the journalist's skepticism. Journalists who swallow the subject's account whole and publish it are not journalists but publicists. - Author: Janet Malcolm
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#84. Happiness lies in the absorption in some vocation which satisfies the soul. - Author: William Osler
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#85. In my case, self-absorption is completely justified. I have never discovered any other subject quite so worthy of my attention. - Author: Jay Dratler
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#86. When you meditate with an enlightened teacher, you will feel something from them. They just dissolve completely, absorption in nirvana, where they don't even have physical contact with this world anymore. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#87. But I often think we talk way too much in this society, that we consider verbalization a panacea that it very often is not, and that we turn a blind eye to the sort of morbid self-absorption that becomes a predictable by-product of it. - Author: Dennis Lehane
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#88. Indeed, there is much in pure humanitarian culture, as opposed to rigid scientific training, which encourages absorption in the affairs of mankind, and more or less indifference to the unfathomed abysses of star-strown space that yawn interminably about this terrestrial grain of dust. - Author: H.P. Lovecraft
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#89. Anna liked magazines. They were glossy machines. The only technology that she could fold. She read them on a regular basis because they were absorbing. Each one came out on a specific day of the week and was good for an hour of absorption. - Author: Sarah Schulman
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#90. You Russians like to think you're poets but perhaps you're just touchy. - Author: Jack Ryan
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#91. Why hope to live a long life if we're only going to fill it with self-absorption, body maintenance and image repair? When we die, do we want people to exclaim 'She looked ten years younger,' or do we want them to say 'She lived a great life'? - Author: Letty Cottin Pogrebin
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#92. We feel guilty for all that we have not yet read, but overlook how much better read we already are than Augustine or Dante, thereby ignoring that our problem lies squarely with our manner of absorption rather than with the extent of our consumption. - Author: Alain De Botton
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#93. When evangelizers rise from prayer, their hearts are more open; freed of self-absorption, they are desirous of doing good and sharing their lives with others. - Author: Pope Francis
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#94. I admire self-awareness more than probably any other quality, and I think in terms of what qualities are "good" in a person, it's a mostly subjective opinion, so I can't see a reason to think that self-absorption is inherently a bad thing. - Author: Marie Calloway
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#95. However tiresome to others, the most indefatigable orator is never tedious to himself. The sound of his own voice never loses its harmony to his own ear; and among the delusions, which self-love is ever assiduous in attempting to pass upon virtue, he fancies himself to be sounding the sweetest tones - Author: John Quincy Adams
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#96. Love created this world, & the lack of it can kill it. Selfishness, self-absorption , arrogance & indifference never built anything. - Author: John Hope Bryant
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#97. Absorption in things other than self is the secret of a happy life. - Author: James Cagney
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#98. Serving others breaks you free from the shackles of self and self-absorption that choke out the joy of living. - Author: James Hunter
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#99. Lonely people console themselves with self-absorption or curiosity. - Author: Mason Cooley
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#100. Insanity is a state of profound self-absorption. - Author: Siri Hustvedt
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