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I ignore the jealous, I ignore the malicious, I ignore the ignorant, and I ignore the paranoid. If the shoe fits anyone, wear it.
Success breeds complacency. Complacency breeds failure. Only the paranoid survive.
I am lazy, but for some reason, I am so paranoid that I end up working hard.
I'm shy, paranoid, whatever word you want to use. I hate fame. I've done everything I can to avoid it.
It is easy to dismiss the world as 'irrelevant,' or consumed by 'paranoid anti-Americanism,' but perhaps not wise.
This paranoid Islam, which blames outsider, 'infidels', for all the ills of Muslim societies, and whose proposed remedy is the closing of those societies to the rival project of modernity, is presently the fastest growing version of Islam in the world.
I am a kind of paranoid in reverse. I suspect people of plotting to make me happy.
J. D. Salinger
My husband gave me a necklace. It's fake. I requested fake. Maybe I'm paranoid, but in this day and age, I don't want something around my neck that's worth more than my head.
I was a child, and my mother was psychotic. She loved me, but I didn't really feel I had a mother. And when you live with somebody who is paranoid and thinks you're trying to kill them all the time, you tend to feel a little betrayed.
Guerrilla leaders win wars by being paranoid and ruthless. Once they take power, they are expected to abandon those qualities and embrace opposite ones: tolerance, compromise and humility. Almost none manages to do so.
I love conspiracy theories. I used to just live on it. You know it's all hype and garbage, but you're still really paranoid afterwards. It's fun entertainment.
Just because they really are out to get you doesn't mean you aren't paranoid.
It's amazing where the paranoid mind can take you.
Only the paranoid survive.
And I know I'm paranoid and neurotic, I've made a career out of it.
There is a paranoid streak in American life. Radio talk show hosts tend to foment that paranoid streak in American life.
I always do get a little bit paranoid when I get a lot of attention. But I get used to it.
A paranoid is someone who knows a little of what's going on.
William S. Burroughs
A wingnut is someone on the far-right wing or far-left wing of the political spectrum - the professional partisans, the unhinged activists and the paranoid conspiracy theorists. They're the people who always try to divide rather than unite us.
I used to be more paranoid and stressed, constantly worrying about my Plan B. But the truth is I don't have one.
If the national mental illness of the United States is megalomania, that of Canada is paranoid schizophrenia.
Being slightly paranoid is like being slightly pregnant - it tends to get worse.
What is going on in America is extreme. The youth cult, they worship youth so much it's almost paranoid. And LA is the Mecca of it all; they're taking it to the hilt.
Billie Joe Armstrong
I guess the line between being paranoid and being a rock star is smaller than one would expect.
He was a psychotic. He was a borderline psychotic. He was a terrific, sensational actor, with a magical screen presence, you couldn't keep your eyes off him, but he was paranoid. He was sure everybody was out to get him.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
C. S. Lewis
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