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When faced with a challenge, happy families, like happy people, just add a new chapter to their life story that shows them overcoming the hardship. This skill is particularly important for children, whose identity tends to get locked in during adolescence.
When I was 7 and went to the zoo with my second-grade class, I saw chimpanzee eyes for the first time - the eyes of an unhappy animal, all alone, locked in a bare, concrete-floored, iron-barred cage in one of the nastier, old-fashioned zoos. I remember looking at the chimp, then looking away.
Octavia E. Butler
The things we truly love stay with us always, locked in our hearts as long as life remains.
We all live in a house on fire, no fire department to call; no way out, just the upstairs window to look out of while the fire burns the house down with us trapped, locked in it.
Human beings want to be free and however long they may agree to stay locked up, to stay oppressed, there will come a time when they say 'That's it.' Suddenly they find themselves doing something that they never would have thought they would be doing, simply because of the human instinct that makes them turn their face towards freedom.
Aung San Suu Kyi
An unlocked door means that, occasionally, you might get a devil come in, but a locked door means you have thousands of angels just walk by.
I have to admit I've found myself doing the same things that a lot of other rock stars do or are forced to do. Which is not being able to respond to mail, not being able to keep up on current music, and I'm pretty much locked away a lot. The outside world is pretty foreign to me.
The thing about hip-hop is that it's from the underground, ideas from the underbelly, from people who have mostly been locked out, who have not been recognized.
If you're going to be crazy, you have to get paid for it or else you're going to be locked up.
Hunter S. Thompson
When a child is locked in the bathroom with water running and he says he's doing nothing but the dog is barking, call 911.
Adults are locked into car payments and divorces and work. They haven't got time to think fresh.
Nobody wants to get locked up, although 'locked up' is a matter of perspective. There can be people who are out who are in prison mentally and emotionally and worse off than those who are behind bars.
I thought how unpleasant it is to be locked out; and I thought how it is worse, perhaps, to be locked in.
I suspect the secret of personal attraction is locked up in our unique imperfections, flaws and frailties.
It is difficult for the common good to prevail against the intense concentration of those who have a special interest, especially if the decisions are made behind locked doors.
Today you can go to a gas station and find the cash register open and the toilets locked. They must think toilet paper is worth more than money.
Homosexuality in Russia is a crime and the punishment is seven years in prison, locked up with the other men. There is a three year waiting list.
As a child I was sometimes so hungry that I used to dream that one day I'd get locked in a grocery store.
Man is wise and constantly in quest of more wisdom; but the ultimate wisdom, which deals with beginnings, remains locked in a seed. There it lies, the simplest fact of the universe and at the same time the one which calls forth faith rather than reason.
I read all the time. I love it. My fantasy would be to be locked into a library. I'd be very, very happy.
When you happy ,you get locked in sleep. You get sleepy happy. I always wanna be on point. I always wanna be aware.
People stay married because they want to, not because the doors are locked.
If a slave is unwilling to go with his new master, he is whipped, or locked up in jail, until he consents to go, and promises not to run away during the year.
Harriet Ann Jacobs
What people pray for will tell you more than anything else whether they are locked into the vision and priorities of the church.
One can spend too much of one's life locked in stuffy rooms seeking out obscure truths, searching, researching, until one is too old to enjoy life.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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