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Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned.
I can forgive, but I cannot forget, is only another way of saying, I will not forgive. Forgiveness ought to be like a cancelled note - torn in two, and burned up, so that it never can be shown against one.
Henry Ward Beecher
I remember when the candle shop burned down. Everyone stood around singing 'Happy Birthday.'
It is a curious sensation: the sort of pain that goes mercifully beyond our powers of feeling. When your heart is broken, your boats are burned: nothing matters any more. It is the end of happiness and the beginning of peace.
George Bernard Shaw
Every burned book enlightens the world.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The time I burned my guitar it was like a sacrifice. You sacrifice the things you love. I love my guitar.
What progress we are making. In the Middle Ages they would have burned me. Now they are content with burning my books.
I burned out on AIDS and did no AIDS work for a couple of years. I was so angry that people were still getting this disease that nobody can give you - you have to go out and get it!
When I retire I'm going to spend my evenings by the fireplace going through those boxes. There are things in there that ought to be burned.
Richard M. Nixon
The moon is brighter since the barn burned.
All my games were political games; I was, like Joan of Arc, perpetually being burned at the stake.
I burned out my drawing hand by using it too much. The common word for it is writer's cramp. The fancy words for it are focal dystonia. The symptom in my case was a pinky finger that went spastic when I tried to draw.
Guys ask me, don't I get burned out? How can you get burned out doing something you love? I ask you, have you ever got tired of kissing a pretty girl?
It can be hard for the cute girl. I was blond, cute, broke. I was beat up. I was thrown inside lockers. I was burned with cigarettes. My hair was lit on fire.
I got the nickname Spitfire for a reason - I burned inside to play volleyball.
The banks are not lending, at least from what I see. They were so wild and reckless back in the good times that they got burned terribly.
Whenever books are burned, men also in the end are burned.
For years the league has thought I've been on drugs. I would have burned out a long time ago if that was true.
Britain, which in the years immediately before this war was rapidly losing such democratic virtues as it possessed, is now being bombed and burned into democracy.
J. B. Priestley
History is full of people who went to prison or were burned at the stake for proclaiming their ideas. Society has always defended itself.
I was pretty burned out in '85 and was getting - starting to get into some issues.
You get more churches burned down in the United States in the last two years than in the last hundred, because of the lack of understanding of culture and diversity and the beauty of it.
Edward James Olmos
I beg you not to resort to demonstrations, for they have become nothing but burned paper.
Muqtada al Sadr
Working with Tracy Morgan on '30 Rock' is really great. I love Tracy. He's wonderful. Well, until his fish tank caught fire - his apartment burned up and flooded my apartment. We live in the same building, but I'm eight floors below him and we had to evacuate.
These critics who crucify me do not guess the littlest part of my sincerity. They must be burned in a blaze. I cannot learn from them.
I am just another fireman because the story focuses on Joaquin Phoenix's character, but I play Joaquin's close friend and I get burned up a little bit, but I don't die.
My uncle's house burned down when I was 6 years old. We got out safely. But ever since, I've had a nightmare of dying in a fire.
It's very worrying at this time in the world that any point of view should be prohibited, that's banned, there are heretics that should be burned at the stake.
Once I picked up an electric guitar, I lost interest in piano, and I just wanted to rock. I studied piano for so long, I got burned out on it.
I'm pretty good at remaining calm during an emergency. My house burned down when I was 12, which made me really pragmatic about what needed to be done. But I can be bad in that I compartmentalize a lot of emotions and push them away to deal with them at a later date.
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