Vicarious Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 62 Quotes About Vicarious

#1. Most of the images of reality on which we base our actions are really based on vicarious experience. - Author: Albert Bandura
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#2. Vicarious traumatization. It can happen to those who bear secondary witness to the traumas of others. - Author: Wally Lamb
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#3. Our point isn't to make an examination of popular film but to illustrate that the yearning for a heroic adventure lies just beneath the surface of our consciousness; film, television, literature, sports, and travel are in a sense vicarious adventures. - Author: Alan Hirsch
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#4. My love has saved me. It wraps strong arms around me when I cry with despair;it gives me the routine of a working week to lend vicarious structure to my shapeless days. It brings me daily laughter, a reason to keep washing...and it slices me open with guilt. - Author: Anna Lyndsey
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#5. I even felt a vicarious guilt, like a German meeting Jewish people in Poland who had never heard of the Holocaust, or that there were Jews in America, and trying to explain it to them. Ashea, I wished I could say. Ashea. - Author: Neil Peart
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#6. History offers us vicarious experience. It allows the youngest student to possess the ground equally with his elders; without a knowledge of history to give him a context for present events, he is at the mercy of every social misdiagnosis handed to him. - Author: Hilary Mantel
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#7. The central ideas of Christianity, an angry God and vicarious atonement, are contrary to every fact in nature, as also to the better aspirations of the human heart; they are, in our present stage of enlightenment, absurd, preposterous, and blasphemous propositions. - Author: Virchand Gandhi
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#8. In photography, the issue of the integration of form and content is exceptionally difficult because of the widely held belief that photographs must be a kind of vicarious experience of the subject itself. - Author: Peter C Bunnell
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#9. Public work brings a vicarious but assured sense of immortality. We may be poor, weak, timid, in debt to our landlady, bullied by our nieces, stiff in the joints, shortsighted and distressed; we shall perish, but the cause endures; the cause is great. - Author: Winifred Holtby
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#10. I always felt that's why people buy records anyhow is because they get that vicarious excitement and thrill that they don't get unless they buy your record. - Author: Cosimo Matassa
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#11. All video games are games, obviously. They're designed. They're digital. They have rules; they give an audience some type of vicarious experience. - Author: Tom Bissell
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#12. Books allowed her vicarious tastes of infinite variety, but they didn't supplant the need to venture out into the big and the messy. In fact, just the opposite. Books convinced her that something more existed
something intuitive, beyond reason
and they whetted her appetite to find it. - Author: Masha Hamilton
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#13. I think when life gets heavy, people look for an escape. "The Love Boat" is an escape. We have happy endings. You don't see many of those around. I think it gave people a vicarious adventure. - Author: Gavin MacLeod
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#14. In detective stories ... I alternately identify myself with the murderer and the huntsman-detective, but ... there are those to which this vicarious outlet is too mild. - Author: Bertrand Russell
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#15. A love that left people alone in their guilt would not have real people as its object. So, in vicarious responsibility for people, and in His love for real human beings, Jesus becomes the one burdened by guilt. - Author: Dietrich Bonhoeffer
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#16. Napster's only alleged liability is for contributory or vicarious infringement. So when Napster's users engage in noncommercial sharing of music, is that activity copyright infringement? No. - Author: David Boies
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#17. What made Jesus' death uncommon, unusual? It was the dying of the just for the unjust. It was His sacrificial dying, His vicarious dying. He paid a debt He did not owe in behalf of the others too deeply in debt ever to pay. - Author: A.W. Tozer
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#18. She begins to feel that the reality show is the university she never attended. Vicarious reality. Emotion without a value-added tax. Movement without danger. Alma finds her reality. She no longer has a reason to put herself at risk and go out into the hostile, degrading world. - Author: Carlos Fuentes
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#19. It was clear that the delight being taken ... was not the vicarious pleasure of watching people enjoying themselves and identifying with them, but in seeing people being humiliated while others enjoyed themselves at their expense. - Author: Iain M. Banks
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#20. All action is vicarious faith. - Author: Abraham Joshua Heschel
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#21. The great vicarious work for our kindred dead in our temples demonstrates both the justice and the fairness of the gospel of Jesus Christ. - Author: James E. Faust
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#22. School was my solace, and studying let me escape, allowing me to live a thousand vicarious lives. - Author: Sarah Dessen
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#23. Why should we not shep naches from the accomplishments of our machines? This vicarious joy or success sounds somewhat odd, but it shouldn't be. We get excited when our sports team wins a game; why should it disturb or disappoint us when our creations turn out to be more accomplished than ourselves? - Author: China Mieville
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#24. It's been months since I last wrote. I've lived in a state of mental slumber, leading the life of someone else. I've felt, very often, a vicarious happiness. I haven't existed. I've been someone else. I've lived without thinking. - Author: Fernando Pessoa
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#25. There is no such thing as vicarious experience. - Author: Mary Parker Follett
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#26. This is why the clergyman is so often called a vicar - he being the person whose vicarious goodness is to stand for that of those entrusted to his charge. - Author: Samuel Butler
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#27. I'm such a Goody Two-shoes, but I get a vicarious thrill at someone sticking it to the Man. - Author: Heather Langenkamp
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#28. Whatever I may believe in theology, I do not believe in the doctrine of vicarious atonement in politics. - Author: James A. Garfield
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#29. Don't ever live vicariously. This is your life. Live. - Author: Lavinia Spalding
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#30. Just as our Redeemer gave His life as a vicarious sacrifice for all men, and in so doing became our Savior, even so we, in a small measure, when we engage in proxy work in the temple, become as saviors to those on the other side. - Author: Gordon B. Hinckley
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#31. Ironically, white America will catapult books about race to the top of the best-seller list, even as racism remains a national open wound. Obsession ain't solution, however, because reading even at its most intense and verisimilitudinous is vicarious, and once you close the book you're off the hook. - Author: Marita Golden
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#32. No one who believes that Jesus died for man can doubt the validity and efficacy of vicarious ministration. - Author: James E. Talmage
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#33. Michelle would get picked up and bang someone anonymous stud in the bathroom, and i would sip my drink wishing i could go home and curl up with a book. i sigh. thats ok. she was my vicarious slutty friend. and for that i loved her - Author: Marata Eros
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#34. You've got to have models in your head and you've got to array you experience - both vicarious and direct - onto this latticework of mental models. - Author: Charlie Munger
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#35. Vicarious living is only slightly less impossible than vicarious eating. - Author: Mason Cooley
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#36. We get one chance at this life. We have one body, one mind, and one life to live. Reading provides us with a vicarious experience of others' lives. - Author: Tony Reinke
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#37. If a movie is really working, you forget for two hours your Social Security number and where your car is parked. You are having a vicarious experience. You are identifying, in one way or another, with the people on the screen. - Author: Roger Ebert
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#38. Failure is a great teacher; but never insist on hiring one for yourself. Learn vicariously from others' teachers. - Author: Ashok Kallarakkal
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#39. I have my own difficulty with movies in which the suffering of the characters is too real, and many find it difficult to watch comedies that rely too heavily on embarrassment; the vicarious reaction to this is too unpleasant. - Author: Paul Bloom
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#40. History of the Jews (Johnson, Paul) - Your Highlight on page 34 | Location 758-759 | Added on Thursday, March 5, 2015 9:59:47 PM in the Mosaic law no property offence is capital. Human life is too sacred where the rights of property alone are violated. It also repudiates vicarious punishment: - Author: Anonymous
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#41. It's all about escapism. That's essentially what all movies are about. It's a vicarious thrill. - Author: Todd Phillips
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#42. The key to thrillers is vicarious pleasure. - Author: Lee Child
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#43. My sister having so much to do, was going to church vicariously, that is to say, Joe and I were going. - Author: Charles Dickens
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#44. I learned in the early part of my career that labor must bear the cross for others' sins, must be the vicarious sufferer for the wrongs that others do. - Author: Mother Jones
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#45. (A murderer about their victim
He was an expert in vicarious death. I should like to have been there to see how he enjoyed the real thing. - Author: P.D. James
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#46. Every campaign, Garry Wills once wrote, "taught Nixon the same lesson: mobilize resentment against those in power." History taught the same to many conservative and reactionary populist movements, whose real attitude to those in power and authority was one of a servile, envious, vicarious adoration. - Author: Christopher Hitchens
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#47. No vicarious charity can substitute for justice which is due as an obligation and is wrongfully denied. - Author: Pope Pius XI
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#48. The vicarious policemanship which was the strongest emotion of Englishmen towards another man's muddle, in their case was replaced by the instinct to pass by as discreetly far as possible on the other side. - Author: T.E. Lawrence
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#49. There is nothing so cleansing or reassuring as a vicarious sadness. - Author: David Rakoff
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#50. Parents lend children their experience and a vicarious memory; children endow their parents with a vicarious immortality. - Author: George Santayana
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#51. Love, not anger, brought Jesus to the cross. Golgotha came as a result of God's great desire to forgive, not his reluctance. Jesus knew that by his vicarious suffering he could actually absorb all the evil of humanity and so heal it, forgive it, redeem it. - Author: Richard J. Foster
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#52. only a foolish asceticism, usually vicarious, makes us continue to insist on work in excessive quantities now that the need no longer exists. - Author: Bertrand Russell
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#53. Watching a pig eat is the ultimate vicarious thrill. Seldom can you take such pleasure in another's joy. Here is someone following his bliss. Pigs are quite literally made for eating - they were bred to eat and get fat fast. - Author: Sy Montgomery
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#54. Through books Cathy and I have lived a zillion lives ... our vicarious way
to feel alive. - Author: V.C. Andrews
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#55. Society has seldom considered the vicarious effects of domestic violence between partners on the lives of children. - Author: Asa Don Brown
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#56. No sane man is unafraid in battle, but discipline produces in him a form of vicarious courage. - Author: George S. Patton
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#57. At best you can hold death at bay, you can pretend it isn't there; but to deny it totally is a sickness. And I think that horror fiction is one of the ways to approach these problems, and, perversely perhaps, to enjoy a vicarious confrontation with them. - Author: Clive Barker
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#58. History at its best is vicarious experience. - Author: Edmund Morgan
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#59. We can make fun of hockey fans, but someone who enjoys Homer is indulging the same kind of vicarious bloodlust. - Author: Steven Pinker
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#60. You used the word "civilization", which means a set of abstractions, symbols, conventions. Experience tends to be vicarious; emotions are predigested and electrical; ideas become more real than things. - Author: Jack Vance
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#61. A single week of Oprah takes you from bondage to all the violent terrors of life, to escape through vicarious encounters with celebrity, to visions of charity and hope, to hard resolve, to redemption and moral renovation. - Author: Lee Siegel
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#62. I think life on Earth must be about more than just solving problems ... It's got to be something inspiring, even if it is vicarious. - Author: Elon Musk
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