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#1. The repressed memory is like a noisy intruder being thrown out of the concert hall. You can throw him out, but he will bang on the door and continue to disturb the concert. The analyst opens the door and says, If you promise to behave yourself, you can come back in. - Author: Theodor Reik
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#2. Frugality and economy are virtues without which no household can prosper. Whatever the income, waste of all kinds should be most sternly repressed ... Economy and frugality must never, however, be allowed to degenerate into meanness. - Author: Isabella Beeton
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#3. I would say to any artist: Don't be repressed in your work, dare to experiment, consider any urge, if in a new direction all the better. - Author: Edward Weston
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#4. In vain have I struggled. It will not do. My feelings will not be repressed. You must allow me to tell you how ardently I admire and love you. - Author: Jane Austen
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#5. I came from a good, repressed Catholic background. - Author: Robert Michael Morris
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#6. The law which attempts a man's life [capital punishment] is impractical, unjust, inadmissible. It has never repressed crime
for a second crime is every day committed at the foot of the scaffold. - Author: Marquis De Sade
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#7. The life of hero is the tale of a person overcoming personal hardship and obstacles while striving to achieve an exultant victory that voices repressed citizens' ecstatic thoughts and dreams. - Author: Kilroy J. Oldster
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#8. Very devoted religious people are so extroverted, but at the same time, they're so repressed sexually and so conservative. I've never been able to understand that combination, but I'm fascinated by it. - Author: Jenny Hval
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#9. As she starts to speak, my mind is suddenly filled with every hot-teacher fantasy I've ever had. They're playing out in my mind right next to the ones about the seemingly sexually repressed librarian who's really a leather-wearing, handcuff-bearing nymphomaniac. - Author: Emma Chase
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#10. The past only has power over you when it's forgotten ... ignored or repressed. - Author: Mark Kendrick
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#11. Nothing is more interesting than repressed emotion. The appearance of sardonic coldness and stoicism which has deceived you is but a hollow mockery; beneath it I secrete a maelstrom of impassioned feeling and a mausoleum of blighted hopes. - Author: Frances Hodgson Burnett
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#12. The immediate reactions of the two superpower leaders when confronted with the gravest international crisis of their careers were much the same, shock, wounded pride, grim determination, and barely repressed fear. - Author: Michael Dobbs
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#13. Americans are a lot more open, of course. There's something more declamatory in the way you express emotions. It's a stereotype but it's true. British people can appear repressed in expressing emotions. Not very good at self-evaluating, or affirming situations, touching, anything like that. - Author: Emily Blunt
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#14. The Hulk, a being of pure tortured id, bipolar mania unbound, sprung from the subconscious of a repressed, scientist with a dark childhood. - Author: Max Landis
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#15. My upbringing was so middle-class and repressed. It wasn't until I was placed in Lunghua that I met anyone from any other social strata. When I did, I found them colossally vital. - Author: J.G. Ballard
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#16. In Halloween, I viewed the characters as simply normal teenagers. Laurie, Jamie Lee's character, was shy and somewhat repressed. And Michael Myers, the killer, is definitely repressed. They have certain similarities. - Author: John Carpenter
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#17. It's entirely possible that there are memories you have buried or repressed, memories formed when you were too young to have a conscious recollection of them, that Brother Jeremiah can reach. It could help us a great deal. - Author: Cassandra Clare
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#18. America does not seek good for Islam, for the Muslims, and for the repressed. - Author: Mohammad Hussein Fadlallah
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#19. Sexuality poorly repressed unsettles some families; well repressed, it unsettles the whole world. - Author: Karl Kraus
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#20. That's what happens if you don't address the darkness in you. You become repressed and depressed and suicidal. - Author: Anthony Hopkins
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#21. There was a beautiful church where I lived in Navan, taught by the Christian brothers: fierce, angry men, repressed. - Author: Pierce Brosnan
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#22. Laurent flushed. The colour hit his
cheeks hard, and a muscle tightened in
his jaw as whatever he felt was forcibly
repressed. It was not like any reaction
that Damen had ever seen from him
before, and he couldn't resist pushing it a
little further. - Author: C.S. Pacat
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#23. Besides, it's my God-given right as an American to speak my mind and fill others' ears with my thoughts, my opinions, my innermost feelings, and my repressed childhood memories. - Author: Tim Anderson
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#24. Not really. It's called OCD and -
'Yes, yes, so my psychiatrist tells me.'
'You have a shrink?'
'Apparently, I have some repressed anger and unresolved abandonment issues after my experiences with God. - Author: Suzanne Wright
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#25. We're more sexually repressed than men, having been given a much more strict puritanical code of behavior than men ever have. - Author: Kate Millett
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#26. People feel repressed by their own governments; they feel unfairly treated by the outside world; they wake up in the morning, and who do they see - they see people being shot and killed: all Muslims from Afghanistan, Iraq, Somalia, Sudan, Darfur. - Author: Mohamed ElBaradei
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#27. The dream is the (disguised) fulfillment of a (suppressed, repressed) wish. - Author: Sigmund Freud
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#28. I was a very repressed young person. I wasn't good at school. I didn't fit in. - Author: Henry Rollins
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#29. Dear God, this was awful. She's been kidnapped by a repressed part of her subconscious, her body taken over by a wanton nympho with no dignity who was sexually aroused by bad behaviour. - Author: Shannon McKenna
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#30. Atonement (at-one-ment) consists in no more than the abandonment of the self-generated double monster-the dragon thought to be God (superego) and the dragon thought to be Sin (repressed id). But this requires an abandonment of the attachment to ego itself, and that is what is difficult. - Author: Joseph Campbell
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#31. All women have a perception much more developed than men. So all women somehow, being repressed for so many millennia, they ended up by developing this sixth sense and contemplation and love. And this is something that we have a hard time to accept as part of our society. - Author: Paulo Coelho
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#32. help me most. I know you'll be as plucky and patient as you have shown yourself to be this past year - I'm not afraid for you. I know that no matter what happens, you'll be Rilla-my-Rilla - no matter what happens." Rilla repressed - Author: L.M. Montgomery
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#33. I think I have a repressed bent for the military, I like discipline without question, specific schedules and duties. - Author: Anne Desclos
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#34. As repressed sadists are supposed to become policemen or butchers, so those with an irrational fear of life become publishers. - Author: Cyril Connolly
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#35. We often seek the companionship of others who display aspects we've repressed to the depths of our shadow. - Author: Lauren Kate
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#36. Saga of the Sexually Repressed Southerner Who Traded Gold for Whale Teeth. - Author: Yanko Tsvetkov
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#37. I don't think Iraq could be transformed overnight into a democracy. How can you take a country that doesn't have any kind of tradition of democracy, where its people have been brutalized and repressed for decades, and suddenly impose Jeffersonian ideals? - Author: Elaine Sciolino
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#38. My folks were raised pure prohibitionist. They were very good people, with high moral standards - but very repressed. There was no hugging and kissing in my home. - Author: Hugh Hefner
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#39. Most Americans take their freedom very seriously, but they don't realize that not everyone is free. The repressed are not free to do what they want. That's what 'Star-Crossed' was all about for me. - Author: Johnathon Schaech
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#40. Your repressed feelings desperately try to climb to the surface but fail to do so, and in therapy we seek to reveal -- to uncloak, if you will -- these unconscious desires, the things that your mind tries to repress, those secrets of your soul. - Author: Allan Dare Pearce
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#41. The noosphere, not the biosphere, would determine rights and responsibilities. And these rights were not previously repressed, they were previously meaningless (they were not oppressed, they had simply not yet emerged). - Author: Ken Wilber
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#42. I was brought up by the English side of my family, who are very repressed and working class. Absolutely lovely, but very English. - Author: Bat For Lashes
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#43. In a repressed society, artists fulfil a sense of harking back to instant gratification, or immediate expression, by doing things that function on the edge of society, or outside of what is conventionally accepted. - Author: Bat For Lashes
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#44. The unconscious - that is to say, the 'repressed' - offers no resistance whatever to the efforts of the treatment. Indeed, it itself has no other endeavour than to break through the pressure weighing down on it and force its way either to consciousness or to a discharge through some real action. - Author: Sigmund Freud
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#45. Joy of life ... depends upon a certain spontaneity in regard to sex. Where sex is repressed, only work remains, and a gospel of work for work's sake never produced any work worth doing. - Author: Bertrand Russell
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#46. All the revolutions have happened when a Fidel or Marx or Lenin or whatever, who were intellectuals, were able to get through to the workers. They got a good pocket of people together and the workers seemed to understand that they were in a repressed state. - Author: John Lennon
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#47. And just because I don't go to bed with everything with a vagina doesn't mean I'm repressed. - Author: Jim Butcher
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#48. The cinema, like the detective story, makes it possible to experience without danger all the excitement, passion and desirousness which must be repressed in a humanitarian ordering of life. - Author: Carl Jung
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#49. If you risked love, it took you wherever you wanted to go. If you repressed it, you ended up unhappy. - Author: Wally Lamb
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#50. Liberty is a need felt by a small class of people whom nature has endowed with nobler minds than the mass of men; ... Consequently, it may be repressed with impunity. Equality, on the other hand, pleases the masses. - Author: Napoleon Bonaparte
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#51. There is no doubt that the resistance of the conscious and unconscious ego operates under the sway of the pleasure principle: it seeks to avoid the unpleasure which would be produced by the liberation of the repressed. - Author: Sigmund Freud
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#52. And said with the softness of repressed violence, 'I am not one to stick his neck out; it is a bit of a reach. I was waiting for the smallest sign that you could love me ... I never got it.'
Laertes, Count of Samothrace - Author: Rebecca Ashe
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#53. Evagrius said, 'A wandering mind is strengthened by reading, and prayer. Passion is dampened down by hunger and work and solitude. Anger is repressed by psalmody and long-suffering and mercy. But all these should be at the proper times and in due measure. - Author: Benedicta Ward
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#54. Before my unfeeling eyes, the repressed bitterness of my whole life peels off the suit of natural joy it wears in the prolonged randomness of every day. I realize that I'm always sad, however happy or content I may often feel. And the part of me that realizes this stands a little behind me ... - Author: Fernando Pessoa
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#55. In the name of celibacy, sex has been repressed for centuries and you have become just full of sexuality. Rather than transcending it you are boiling within. - Author: Rajneesh
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#56. Even when repressed, inequality grows; only the man who is below the average in economic ability desires equality; those who are conscious of superior ability desire freedom, and in the end superior ability has its way. - Author: Will Durant
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#57. I never had any hang-ups about sex. As for being sexually repressed, nothing could be further from the truth. There are more hang-ups now than ever there were when I was growing up. - Author: Mary Whitehouse
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#58. Horror is the awakening of repressed knowledge, something that you have known all along but kept at the periphery of awareness so that life can go on. - Author: Matthew De Abaitua
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#59. Empowerment is something that happens throughout your healing, as courage and success in facing your memories build your self-esteem. Some of the strengths you get from taking on your buried memories does not show up in your life until long after the resolution has been achieved. - Author: Renee Fredrickson
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#60. It is not the pain from the present that is killing you, but all your repressed feelings from the past that adds weight to it. - Author: Linda Alfiori
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#61. You may experience waves of disbelief after each memory you retrieve. Whether as a phase or waves, the disbelief is usually accompanied by massive self-hate and guilt. 'How can I even think such a thing? I must really be warped,' you tell yourself. - Author: Renee Fredrickson
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#62. Miss Skeeter say maybe don't spec nothing at all, that most Southern peoples is "repressed." If they feel something, they might not say a word. Just hold they breath and wait for it to pass, like gas. - Author: Kathryn Stockett
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#63. Alcohol has never caused anyone to do something they didn't want to do. It only enables them to do what they've always wanted but have instead repressed. - Author: Neil Strauss
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#64. Mankind became hysterical in the Middle Ages because it poorly repressed the sexual impressions of its Greek boyhood. - Author: Karl Kraus
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#65. I am a limitless series of natural disasters and all of these disasters have been unnaturally repressed. - Author: Kathy Acker
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#66. As ever in the family Goodman, someone would have to swallow feelings here, and it was easier that it be Mercer. - Author: Garth Risk Hallberg
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#67. Often illness is an expression of feelings repressed. - Author: Sue Patton Thoele
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#68. Good does not become better by being exaggerated, but worse; And a small evil becomes a big one through being disregarded and repressed. - Author: Carl Jung
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#69. In recent years, many seem to have spent their lives protesting. Perhaps they have felt to do this because they have felt repressed or wished to bring about change or have acted out of selfish reasons, thinking that if they tore the house down they might end up with a shingle. - Author: James E. Faust
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#70. A few years ago, Cindy joined one of those dreadful reading groups, where unhappy, repressed middle class lesbians talk for five minutes about some novel they don't understand and then spend the rest of the evening moaning about how dreadful men are. - Author: Nick Hornby
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#71. How ironic that the Negro, who more than any other people can claim America's culture as his own, is being persecuted and repressed; that the Negro, who has exemplified the humanities in his very existence, is being rewarded with inhumanity. - Author: Sonny Rollins
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#72. To play a repressed gay man, I had to explore what life was like in an era of sexual repression. - Author: Leonardo DiCaprio
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#73. Can I ask one more question?"
Cateline repressed a sigh. "One more. Then you need to eat your supper."
"If Davillon has so many gods, how come not one of them got off his butt and saved my mommy and daddy?! - Author: Ari Marmell
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#74. Why can't a woman be a little cooler in her emotions and a little quieter and more repressed without it being a huge thing? I've actually always quite enjoyed that, to tell you the truth. - Author: Anna Torv
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#75. The oppressor is truly repressed. Their poverty is existential, often surrounded by an abundance of material goods. (Leonardo Boff, p. 179) - Author: Mev Puleo
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#76. Roszak argued that modern psychology has split the inner life from the outer life, and that we have repressed our "ecological unconscious" that provides "our connection to our evolution on earth. - Author: Richard Louv
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#77. There is always something taboo, something repressed, unadmitted, or just glimpsed quickly out of the corner of one's eye because a direct look is too unsettling. Taboos lie within taboos, like the skin of an onion. - Author: Alan Watts
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#78. The reason Victorian society was so restricted and repressed was that it was impossible to move without knocking something over. - Author: Connie Willis
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#79. I don't want to, in any way, characterize a race or a people or get accused of racial profiling, but the Irish, as lyrical and romantic as they can be in their poetry, they can be every bit as repressed in their personal relations. - Author: Stephen Lang
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#80. These passions of soul, these conflicts so fierce, will cease, and be repressed by the casting of a little dust. - Author: Virgil
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#81. Where does repressed pain and rage go in a body? Does the wound of daughter turn to something else if left unattended? Does it bloom in the belly like an anti-child, like an organic mass made of emotions that didn't have anywhere to go? How do we name the pain of rage in a woman? Mother? - Author: Lidia Yuknavitch
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#82. Your love for beauty has been perverted, repressed and savaged by hateful and controlling elements in the world. - Author: Bryant McGill
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#83. It's all society is, the repressed sex drives of men, the objectification of women, their paranoia, the posturing, the macho stances, the beauty standard, it's all just one charade masking a never ending hard on. - Author: Trevor D. Richardson
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#84. Victoria made a violent sound of protest. "I am not repressed!"
Seht pinched her nipple and watched her resulting shiver. "You have never been spanked or ass-f**ked. I would say that's pretty damned repressed." "Bastard! - Author: Morgan Hawke
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#85. The vocation of putting people straight, of tearing off their masks, of forcing them to face the repressed truth, is a highly dangerous and destructive calling, - Author: Melody Beattie
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#86. His beauty did not blaze like Will's did in fierce colors and repressed fire, but it had its own muted perfection, the loveliness of snow falling against a silver gray sky. - Author: Cassandra Clare
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#87. The work of the artist is to express what is repressed or even to speak the unspoken grief of society. - Author: Michael Leunig
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#88. What I would like you always to do is what I try humbly to do myself, that is, never to say or to do anything which would wound the feelings or the self-respect of any human being, and to give special consideration to all who are in any way repressed. - Author: Abby Aldrich Rockefeller
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#89. Come see the violence inherent in the system, HELP I'm being repressed! - Author: Monty Python And The Holy Grail
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#90. Sharks don't kill because they're poor, criminal, insane, or repressed. A shark kills because it's a shark. - Author: Barry B. Longyear
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#91. Bad days my memory functions no better than an out-of-focus kaleidoscope, but other days me recall is painfully perfect. - Author: Mordecai Richler
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#92. I've always thought that if little straight boys were taught that the one surefire, telltale sign of repressed homosexuality was the beating and killing of gay men - and the truth is lurking around that idea somewhere - then gay-bashing would shrivel away within a generation. - Author: Wesley Gibson
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#93. Abuses of the freedom of speech ought to be repressed, but to whom are we to commit the power of doing it? - Author: Benjamin Franklin
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#94. Fervid atheism is usually a screen for repressed religion. - Author: Wilhelm Stekel
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#95. In vain I have struggled. It will not do. My feelings will not be repressed. You must allow me to tell you how ardently I admire and love you." Elizabeth's astonishment was beyond expression. - Author: Jane Austen
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#96. It's people who are repressed and cannot express their fears that are dangerous. - Author: Julie Taymor
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#97. All fanaticism is repressed doubt. - Author: Carl Jung
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#98. Being gay is a fundamental part of my being - the core of who I've always been, and the thing that I had repressed and run from all my life. - Author: James McGreevey
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#99. What troubled me most is that although I was an unwilling observer, I felt guilty myself as if something in what I witnessed touched a shameful and repressed desire. - Author: John Mole
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#100. And the little screaming fact that sounds through all history: repression works only to strengthen and knit the repressed. - Author: John Steinbeck
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