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Some days it is a heroic act just to refuse the paralysis of fear and straighten up and step into another day.
I am optimistic. But I also know that, with time, I'm beginning to fight issues of aging as well as long-term paralysis.
There is a syndrome in sports called 'paralysis by analysis.'
All the scientists who are working on solving the problem of curing paralysis say that it won't do you any good if you don't keep your body in shape.
Boxing is about being hit rather more than it is about hitting, just as it is about feeling pain, if not devastating psychological paralysis, more than it is about winning.
Joyce Carol Oates
Routine is not organization, any more than paralysis is order.
He suffered from paralysis by analysis.
Harold S. Geneen
The truth is, what Americans enjoy about football is much of what makes the sport dangerous. However, I believe there must be a way to find the art of success and vitality in football, without the driving the level of impact that causes serious risk of head trauma, paralysis and other life-changing injuries.
Unlimited choice is paralyzing. The Internet has made this form of paralysis due to option overload a standard feature of comfortable modern life.
You've heard the saying, 'Analysis creates paralysis.' You can't be 100 percent sure of anything.
There is, to be sure, sometimes only a small difference between being alert to possible danger and allowing oneself to become terrified to the point of paralysis by seeming or imagined portents.
Sherwin B. Nuland
Positive health means becoming whole-heartedly engaged with our own health care. It means not outsourcing our health to the health care system. It means getting rid of the fear and paralysis we too often feel, and instead cultivating a sense of agency.
When you have both parties who will not find ways to compromise, who won't meet in the middle, you have paralysis. It's the perversion of idealism.
Pressure is an emotional paralysis. It's hard enough to do the dishes when you're feeling pressured, let alone make a movie.
The most venomous animal that lives in the ocean is the box jellyfish. And every one of those barbs is sending that venom into this central nervous system. So first I feel like boiling hot oil I've been dipped in. And I'm yelling out, 'Fire! Fire! Fire! Fire! Help me! Somebody help me!' And the next thing is paralysis.
I can't stand the kind of paralysis that some people fall into because they're not happy with the choices they've made.
Too much knowledge and analysis can be paralysis.
Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu
Well, you have the public not wanting any new spending, you have the Republicans not wanting any new taxes, you have the Democrats not wanting any new spending cuts, you have the markets not wanting any new borrowing, and you have the economists wanting all of the above. And that leads to paralysis.
I've always felt some kind of connection to people who are kind of over-smart. People who over-think things to the point of some sort of paralysis, and I think that certainly can be me on any given day.
We live in a world where the laws are getting so tight that management has changed to micro-management to quantum-management to paralysis.
It was a kind of paralysis you would get from tendonitis and I would last about five to ten minutes into the set and it would set in and I really couldn't play.
We have a paralysis in Washington that's not serving our country. We have to address these issues.
Social paralysis is strong and stands firmly in the way of change on the ground level. As allies, we have to prepare ourselves to step into the fire when necessary, even - and especially - when said fire is merely a still-lit cigarette tossed carelessly onto the street.
I owe my life and hope to the gospel. Without it I would still be strutting with racist pride, or I would be suffering the moral paralysis of 'white guilt.' But the gospel has an answer to both pride and guilt.
Latin Americans hold on tight even to pain and suffering, preferring a certain present to an uncertain future. Some of this is only natural, entirely human. But for us, the fear is paralyzing; it generates not only anxiety but also paralysis.
C. S. Lewis
Leonardo da Vinci
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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