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I'm shy, paranoid, whatever word you want to use. I hate fame. I've done everything I can to avoid 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 am a kind of paranoid in reverse. I suspect people of plotting to make me happy.
J. D. Salinger
Even a paranoid can have enemies.
Henry A. Kissinger
To keep the record straight, it wasn't always John and Yoko. We've all accused one another of various business things; we tend to be pretty paranoid by now, as you can imagine. There's a lot of money involved.
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 realised how paranoid and guarded and not trusting - walled-in - I had become. Not consciously so, but just this armour that I kind of have, protective armour. It's not for my friends or family, but for being.outside in the world, always on guard.
It's amazing where the paranoid mind can take you.
Being slightly paranoid is like being slightly pregnant - it tends to get worse.
The country makes me more paranoid, you know? I think the crazy people out there are little crazier.
I guess the line between being paranoid and being a rock star is smaller than one would expect.
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
And I know I'm paranoid and neurotic, I've made a career out of it.
Success breeds complacency. Complacency breeds failure. Only the paranoid survive.
There are stars who are proficiently paranoid enough to hide what they really think. I can't.
I am lazy, but for some reason, I am so paranoid that I end up working hard.
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.
It used to be that I was always paranoid or a loser or something so there's usually something that you seem to associate yourself with at one time or another.
I've had paranoid panic attacks.
I'm not a paranoid deranged millionaire. Goddamit, I'm a billionaire.
Just because they really are out to get you doesn't mean you aren't paranoid.
I used to be more paranoid and stressed, constantly worrying about my Plan B. But the truth is I don't have one.
My own nature hovers between neurotic and paranoid. I've developed the habit of mentally listing things that make me optimistic about the future. I do it every day.
Bond is part of the system. He's an imperialist and a misogynist, and he laughs at killing people, and he sits there slugging martinis. It'll never be the same thing as this, because Bourne is a guy who is against the establishment, who is paranoid and on the run. I just think fundamentally they're just very different things.
If the national mental illness of the United States is megalomania, that of Canada is paranoid schizophrenia.
When I was a teenager, if anyone recognized me for anything I did, it would ruin my day. I couldn't handle it. It was some sort of neurotic phobia. I guess I was paranoid that people would treat me differently, or in an unfair way, because of my job.
You can never be comfortable with your success, you've got to be paranoid you're going to lose it.
I've always been fascinated by the human body, but you can become quite morbid and paranoid if you think too much.
Ever since I've been young I've been fascinated by the human body. I've written songs about it, but you can become quite morbid if you think about it too much - paranoid and a hypochondriac.
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