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I'm not on the run from anything and I'm not at all clear about what I'm running towards. But as some great writer put it I want to be certain that when I arrive at death I'm totally exhausted.

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Why not share with the world the way it is and tell them my feelings about my cat and how I played with my kids and how addicted to Christmas time I am and the smell of pine needles and hearing my kids laugh.

Believe that with your feelings and your work you are taking part in the greatest the more strongly you cultivate this belief the more will reality and the world go forth from it.

It has been very erotic and provocative for people to wonder about my feelings for women.

This is an important book the critic assumes because it deals with war. This is an insignificant book because it deals with the feelings of women in a drawing-room.

As an alcoholic you have no appreciation for your wife or your children's feelings but I'm making up for that now. I'm winning my children's trust back.

The man of sensibility is too busy talking about his feelings to have time for good deeds.

The fact of the matter is that when there are feelings involved and you like someone it doesn't matter if you're an actor a teacher a doctor a lawyer a receptionist - you can't really help it when you have feelings for someone.

One looks back with appreciation to the brilliant teachers but with gratitude to those who touched our human feelings. The curriculum is so much necessary raw material but warmth is the vital element for the growing plant and for the soul of the child.

Two nations between whom there is no intercourse and no sympathy who are as ignorant of each other's habits thoughts and feelings as if they were dwellers in different zones or inhabitants of different planets. The rich and the poor.

Socialism appeals to better classes and has far more strength. Attack the state and you excite feelings of loyalty even among the disaffected classes but attack the industrial system and appeal to the state and you may have loyalty in your favor.

I like writing for children. It seems to me that most people underestimate their understanding and the strength of their feelings and in my books for them I try to put this right.

Who among us has the strength to oppose petty egoism those petty good feelings pity and remorse?

Women have seldom sufficient employment to silence their feelings a round of little cares or vain pursuits frittering away all strength of mind and organs they become naturally only objects of sense.

Strength of character means the ability to overcome resentment against others to hide hurt feelings and to forgive quickly.

We have a society in which one of the greatest things you can do is a platform to see victim status and one of the qualifications for that is that you have these exquisitely tender feelings about things and sensibilities which are easily offended.

Similarly thought is a system. That system not only includes thought and feelings but it includes the state of the body it includes the whole of society - as thought is passing back and forth between people in a process by which thought evolved from ancient times.

If I could be more vague I'd write more about people in my life but I hate hurting feelings or making people feel uncomfortable. I've done that before. Unless they're sad songs. Those get finished fast but the mean ones often end up at the back of the bottom drawer and it's probably for the best.

I think one of the downsides of the sort of obsession with romantic love and personal fulfillment is that the plain fact of the matter is that those feelings don't last for ever and so they better be replaced and reinforced by things that do.

Any romantic feelings for a 12-year-old are like entering into a fantasy world.

Well there's just some universal truths in a way that I've just observed to be true. You read Voltaire. You read modern literature. Anywhere you go there's these observations about romantic love and what it does people and these rotten feelings that rarely are people meaning to do that to each other.

On 'The Office ' so much of the show is about disguising your true feelings and your romantic feelings because it was a mock documentary.

Religion must completely encircle the spirit of ethical man like his element and this luminous chaos of divine thoughts and feelings is called enthusiasm.

A relationship has to be cultivated. There have to be feelings of love for another first. But then you have to really like the person.

Even if you know that what you'll say will hurt a woman's feelings I've learned that it's better to be truthful with her than it is to cover up. Ultimate honesty is what a relationship is really about.

At the last Celebration I spoke before an auditorium full of people and I could just feel the affection and the positive feelings that they were exuding. It was actually moving. I remember thinking 'I'm not worthy ' because 'Star Wars' is so much bigger than all of us.

Music and songs are written at different periods of time at different times in your life. They reflect the feelings you have and to be honest I quite like having positive emotions.

This idea that a book can either be about character and feeling or about politics and idea is just a false binary. Ideas are an expression of the feelings and the intense emotions we hold about the world.

I have some very personal feelings about politics but I don't get into it because I do comedy already.

I don't think you get to good writing unless you expose yourself and your feelings. Deep songs don't come from the surface they come from the deep down. The poetry and the songs that you are suppose to write I believe are in your heart.

Journalism is concerned with events poetry with feelings. Journalism is concerned with the look of the world poetry with the feel of the world.

Poetry is really a way of sharing feelings and ideas.

Poetry is the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings: it takes its origin from emotion recollected in tranquility.

Poetry may make us from time to time a little more aware of the deeper unnamed feelings which form the substratum of our being to which we rarely penetrate for our lives are mostly a constant evasion of ourselves.