Vulnerability Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 100 Quotes About Vulnerability

#1. You are beautiful and magical and perfect, especially because of your flaws. Those cracks are what let the light in, baby. - Author: Dawn Gluskin
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#2. The authenticity paradox: vulnerability is the last thing I want you to see in me and the first thing I look for in you. - Author: Brene Brown
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#3. Whenever there's a camera in my face, that's when I feel vulnerable, and then it turns into a little bit of being self-conscious, which I think is the worst kind of vulnerability. - Author: Jason Mraz
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#4. I love finding the vulnerability in characters. There's truth there. There's beauty in vulnerability. - Author: Juan Pablo Di Pace
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#5. I do believe female directors, as well as our female writer, can bring out male vulnerability that some men can't because they can't face it. - Author: Ben Kingsley
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#6. Perception of danger, threat, or vulnerability leads us to fight or flee, which often shows up as anger, rage, anxiety, and depression. - Author: Charles F. Glassman
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#7. Lost, so small amid that dark, hands grown cold, body image fading down corridors of television sky. - Author: William Gibson
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#8. Most people believe vulnerability is weakness. But really vulnerability is Courage. We must ask ourselves ... are we willing to show up and be seen. - Author: Brene Brown
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#9. I can spend years studying and being in therapy and having a very analytic spiritual meditation practice, but without the emotional component, without the softening that comes with love and vulnerability, everything else I do is really just surface. - Author: Moby
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#10. We love seeing raw truth and openness in other people, but we're afraid to let them see it in us. We're afraid that our truth isn't enough - that what we have to offer isn't enough without the bells and whistles, without editing, and impressing. - Author: Brene Brown
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#11. Listening is the most dangerous thing of all, listening means knowing, finding out about something and knowing what's going on, our ears don't have lids that can instinctively close against the words uttered, they can't hide from what they sense they're about to hear, it's always too late. - Author: Javier Marias
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#12. The call to the creative life is a call to dignity, to a life of vulnerability and adventure and the call to a life that exquisite excitement and indeed ecstasy will often visit. - Author: John O'Donohue
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#13. When he spoke, there was an odd vulnerability to his deep voice. As if he were letting her peek inside one of the dark chambers of the heart he seemed so sure he didn't possess. - Author: Lara Adrian
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#14. I have ventured to write more intimately about my personal life than is customary for a member of the Supreme Court, and with that candor comes a measure of vulnerability. - Author: Sonia Sotomayor
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#15. True friends may only speak several times a year and visit even less. But when life's challenges leave one of them vulnerable and in need of compassion, time and distance are no obstacles. - Author: Shane Eric Mathias
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#16. He felt the inability to grieve as a terrible flaw. - Author: Frank Herbert
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#17. My family is my vulnerability. - Author: Deyth Banger
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#18. Armed I am with love. Disarmed I am. - Author: Manuel Alegre
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#19. The thing I really love about my fans is the vulnerability and openness, the crying and the hugs. They are so kind. - Author: Mary Lambert
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#20. Femininity and sweetness are part of women's strength...Quiet strength need not be mistaken for useless vulnerability. - Author: Rozsika Parker
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#21. Vulnerability has a strength of its own. - Author: William Zinsser
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#22. Vulnerability is the birthplace of innovation, creativity and change. - Author: Brene Brown
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#23. The best way to get started on the path to sharing your work is to think about what you want to learn, and make a commitment to learning in front of others. - Author: Austin Kleon
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#24. All are / naked, none is safe. - Author: Marianne Moore
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#25. Dare to be vulnerable, walk outside without your armor on and say YES to your heart. - Author: Alaric Hutchinson
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#26. It is most often not our strengths, our courage or our successes that bring two human hearts together, but it is often our shared vulnerability, our fears and our common failures that make us one. - Author: Stefanie Schneider
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#27. Augustine in City of God pictures a resurrection in which the bodily systems we no longer need to protect ourselves can use energy to praise God. - Author: Matt Chandler
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#28. The intention and outcome of vulnerability is trust, intimacy and connection. The outcome of oversharing is distrust, disconnection - and usually a little judgment. - Author: Brene Brown
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#29. During the investigation evidence of the vulnerability of women in the modelling profession was startling and models are at high risk of eating disorders. - Author: Denise Kingsmill, Baroness Kingsmill
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#30. Honesty and vulnerability endear us to people; they don't endanger us in our relationship. - Author: Max Lucado
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#31. I think vulnerability is one of the most amazing things about music. - Author: SonReal
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#32. Countries that perceive themselves to be vulnerable can be expected to try to redress that vulnerability - and in some cases, they will pursue clandestine weapons programs. - Author: Mohamed ElBaradei
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#33. I was raised in a family where vulnerability was barely tolerated: no training wheels on our bicycles, no goggles in the pool, just get it done. And so I grew up not only with discomfort about my own vulnerability, I didn't care for it in other people either. - Author: Brene Brown
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#34. A lot of men not only fear emotional pain, they are afraid to be transparent and vulnerable. To let an outsider even glimpse their confusion or suffering is a taboo that starts in adolescence and becomes more entrenched with adulthood. - Author: Michael R. French
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#35. His hand found her chin, gently tipping her face up to look at him. "Kitty."

"What?" She finally looked at him, exposing a vulnerability in her eyes that made his heart pound behind his ribs.

"Dibs. - Author: Sarah Robinson
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#36. Sometimes living with memory, with the thought of what friends, those who shared your soul and dreams, will do to you is worse than taking a bullet or having someone stab your flesh. There is a way of bleeding from one's soul. - Author: Megan McKenna
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#37. To reignite creativity, innovation, and learning, leaders must rehumanize education and work. This means understanding how scarcity is affecting the way we lead and work, learning how to engage with vulnerability, and recognizing and combating shame. - Author: Brene Brown
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#38. If you can surrender your protection devices, in order to track the potentially raw and perhaps elusive emotions that are the song's DNA, then that is creative vulnerability, which is ultimately hugely empowering. - Author: Tori Amos
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#39. Part of me thinks that your very vulnerability brings you closer to the meaning of life, just as for others, the quest to believe oneself white divides them from it. - Author: Ta-Nehisi Coates
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#40. I believe it is crucial to consider the degree to which one woman's possession of reproductive choice may actually depend on or deepen another woman's reproductive vulnerability. - Author: Rickie Solinger
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#41. Just as some people may conceal their own sinfulness thus seeming better than the norm, others expose their own sinfulness thus seeming worse than the norm. - Author: Criss Jami
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#42. People who want to do better in their lives show signs of feeling discomfort and vulnerability. These are people who also possess courage, because there will be a great deal of risk involved. - Author: J.Morgan
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#43. I am intrigued by the basics of human life, by our vulnerability, our desires, our sexuality - as far as I am concerned, character is expressed through sexuality. Art is able to represent human existence stripped to its essence by showing us the naked human body. - Author: Thomas Koerfer
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#44. Daring greatly is not about winning or losing. It's about courage. In a world where scarcity and shame dominate and feeling afraid has become second nature, vulnerability is subversive. - Author: Brene Brown
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#45. People who wade into discomfort and vulnerability and tell the truth about their stories are the real badasses. - Author: Brene Brown
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#46. Here's the crux of the struggle: I want to experience your vulnerability but I don't want to be vulnerable. Vulnerability is courage in you and inadequacy in me. I'm drawn to your vulnerability but repelled by mine. As - Author: Brene Brown
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#47. As self-possessed as he is, when he's tired from working too hard, his whole demeanor softens with vulnerability ... which makes me want to tuck him right beneath my heart and hold on tight. - Author: Nina Lane
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#48. Why do people always want to put their hands on vulnerability? I sped up. - Author: Sloane Crosley
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#49. Peace is a certain resistance to the terrible satisfactions of war. It's a commitment to living with a certain kind of vulnerability to others and susceptibility to being wounded that actually gives our individual lives meaning. - Author: Judith Butler
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#50. We are all vulnerable but do not fear this, just revel in the chance to experience that & know & grow beyond. - Author: Jay Woodman
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#51. American Psychological Association, the girlie-girl culture's emphasis on beauty and play-sexiness can increase girls' vulnerability to the pitfalls that most concern parents: depression, eating disorders, distorted body image, risky sexual behavior. - Author: Peggy Orenstein
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#52. I think our capacity for wholeheartedness can never be greater than our willingness to be broken-hearted. It means engaging with the world from a place of vulnerability and worthiness. - Author: Brene Brown
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#53. If you do not let yourself be seen, you cannot see. - Author: Vironika Tugaleva
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#54. Vulnerability gives us freedom, power and connects us to a network of injured souls. It is through the art of being real that we can heal ourself and others. - Author: Shannon L. Alder
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#55. Well, softness and femininity like yours people don't expect of me; so when they find me emotional and capable of real vulnerability, they're surprised. - Author: Faye Dunaway
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#56. Buddhist practices offer a way of saying, 'Hey, come back over here, reconnect.' The only way that you'll actually wake up and have some freedom is if you have the capacity and courage to stay with the vulnerability and the discomfort. - Author: Tara Brach
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#57. The world we live in is made up of polar opposites, black/white, male/female, night/day, and a human being who possesses both masculine and feminine - vulnerability and strength - is intriguing to us, whether they be a singer or actor or dancer, intrigues us, because THAT Is who we really are. - Author: RuPaul
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#58. A heart that can break is better than no heart at all. - Author: Marty Rubin
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#59. When we spend our lives (knowingly or unknowingly) pushing away vulnerability, we can't hold space open for the uncertainty, risk, and emotional exposure of joy. - Author: Brene Brown
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#60. I feared vulnerability more than my actual emotional pain itself! - Author: Karen Salmansohn
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#61. I actually think it's harder to play vulnerability, because you're having to delve deeper into portions of your own psyche, what it is that makes you human. - Author: Ron Perlman
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#62. When people fight about something, the subject of the argument is rarely the real issue. The real issue is about vulnerability, connectedness, safety, trust or love - which are all emotional states. - Author: Shawn Kent Hayashi
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#63. In reality, Eduardo hoped the mask would make him appear vulnerable and self conscious, like a wounded animal these stupid women would fight each other over to mend. - Author: Raquel Cepeda
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#64. But the truth of the matter is, we're an open society, we want to remain an open society, and there will continue to be vulnerability. That's why we have to meet the threats when they are not yet taking place on our territory and on our soil. - Author: Condoleezza Rice
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#65. When your safety is in question follow your intuition. It will help you balance along the precipice between vulnerability and adventure. - Author: Gina Greenlee
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#66. This philosophy teaches us to leave safe harbor for the rough seas of real-world experience, and to accept that a rough copy out in the world serves us far greater than a masterpiece sitting quietly on our shelves. - Author: Chris Matakas
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#67. Be what you are. Do what you love. Speak what you feel. Don't hide
your humanity. Celebrate it. Embrace it.
That is how you change the world. - Author: Vironika Tugaleva
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#68. Putting women's traditional needs at the center of social planning is not reverse sexism. It's the best way to reverse the increasing economic vulnerability of men and women alike. - Author: Stephanie Coontz
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#69. You do not need any more strength. You only need to realize how strong you already are. - Author: Vironika Tugaleva
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#70. A flash of anger made her turn back. When had he ever known the kind of vulnerability a woman must suffer, when left on her own to face the world? How could he know that a woman might seek any strategy to render herself ineligible, invisible? - Author: Meredith Duran
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#71. The intimacy that arises in listening and speaking truth is only possible if we can open to the vulnerability of our own hearts. Breathing in, contacting the life that is right here, is our first step. Once we have held ourselves with kindness, we can touch others in a vital and healing way. - Author: Tara Brach
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#72. I like to write about people who are real and likeable. I like to write about people who tell their stories in that close and intimate voice we use with best friends. I love the closeness and honesty and vulnerability that come from characters who can talk that way. - Author: Katherine Center
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#73. At the very point of vulnerability is where the surrender takes place-that is where the god enters. The god comes through the wound. - Author: Marion Woodman
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#74. I came to see that what constitutes strength is not just a muscle or will. It can also include the most desperate vulnerability, the saddest heartache, the lightest, sweetest laughter. - Author: Brenda Shaughnessy
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#75. There's a vulnerability about Rose, even a sweetness in her eyes, but there's no mistaking her priorities. Smart, tough, determined, she is essential, but rarely the dog that people melt over or want to take home. Yet she's a great dog. - Author: Jon Katz
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#76. It's what we wrestle with every single day. The intersection of comfort, danger, and safety. The balancing act between vulnerability and shame. The opportunity (or the risk) to do art. The willingness to take responsibility for caring enough to make a difference and to have a point of view. - Author: Seth Godin
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#77. I honestly do not know if love vanquishes death as our traditional faiths teach but I do know that our vulnerabilities trump our ideologies and that love leavens the purity and logic of our beliefs propelling us to connect as the fiercely gracious human beings we are. - Author: Irwin Kula
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#78. Wholeheartedness. There are many tenets of Wholeheartedness, but at its very core is vulnerability and worthiness; facing uncertainty, exposure, and emotional risks, and knowing that I am enough. - Author: Brene Brown
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#79. You can change the world again, instead of protecting yourself from it. - Author: Julien Smith
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#80. There is no creativity without vulnerability. - Author: Brene Brown
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#81. There's a vulnerability in music but you've also got to protect your sacred place and have a place you can still retire to that no one else knows about. So that's a thing I just try to balance. - Author: Kimbra
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#82. Vulnerability, like he had the power to hurt
her or pleasure her in a way no other man
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#83. We talk about the vulnerability involved in sharing our work publicly. I don't think we talk enough about the real vulnerability involved in making art; if we truly engage the process we are changed by it. - Author: John Paul Caponigro
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#84. The irony is that when we're standing across from someone who is hidden or shielded by masks and armor, we feel frustrated and disconnected. That's the paradox here: Vulnerability is the last thing I want you to see in me, but the first thing I look for in you. If - Author: Brene Brown
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#85. The more I try to impress people, the more I separate myself from them. Vulnerability attracts love. - Author: Donald Miller
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#86. As an actor, you're putting yourself out there when you perform. You're bound to experience feelings of vulnerability because of this. - Author: Mpho Koaho
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#87. Knowledge is a collective enterprise. Without it understanding is impossible. Ignorance is too often a murderous vulnerability. - Author: Jane Rule
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#88. Her jaw was firmly set, but her lips ... her full, perfect lips were slightly parted in an expression that matched the vulnerability in her eyes -frightened yet determined. His heart skippeed a beat, and he swallowed the lump in his throat. - Author: Melanie Dickerson
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#89. I wanted to badly to be vulnerable over a burger, beer, and bags of free books we find on some stranger's porch. You wanted badly to be touched some thousand miles away and never found the time to write me back. - Author: Darnell Lamont Walker
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#90. The tendency to trust easily anyone gives way to a certain vulnerability. - Author: Angelica Hopes
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#91. Vulnerability has to happen for love to be real. - Author: Pam Godwin
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#92. We teach boys to be afraid of fear, of weakness, of vulnerability. We teach them to mask their true selves, - Author: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
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#93. It is through weakness and vulnerability that most of us learn empathy and compassion and discover our soul. - Author: Desmond Tutu
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#94. There's monsters in all of us, but there's also vulnerability. - Author: Finn Wittrock
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#95. A healthy boundary creates controlled vulnerability. - Author: Pia Mellody
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#96. There was a brief moment after 9/11 when Colin Powell said we should not rush to satisfy the desire for revenge. It was a great moment, an extraordinary moment, because what he was actually asking people to do was to stay with a sense of grief, mournfulness, and vulnerability. - Author: Judith Butler
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#97. Our moral frailty is a strange consolation. - Author: Jen Pollock Michel
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#98. Well, any love makes us vulnerable. Whatever we love will give the gift of pain somewhere along the road. But who would live sealed in spiritual cellophane just to keep from ever being hurt? There are a few people like that. I'm sorry for them. I think they are as good as dead. - Author: Gladys Taber
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#99. Men could not have too much. Ecstasy and vulnerability belonged in the same dish. The fear the cup would be snatched away was what gave the wine its savor and as Zhirem's cup was sure, so was his joylessness ... to die is a fear, but to live is a fear, also. - Author: Tanith Lee
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#100. I'm alive and capable of love, and love is a fucking river. It's never ending and it flows through us, all around us, keeps us alive and decadent, fierce from struggle and genuine in our vulnerability. I - Author: Daniel Jose Older
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