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Love comes when manipulation stops; when you think more about the other person than about his or her reactions to you. When you dare to reveal yourself fully. When you dare to be vulnerable.
The secret of happiness is this: let your interests be as wide as possible, and let your reactions to the things and persons that interest you be as far as possible friendly rather than hostile.
Analysis does not set out to make pathological reactions impossible, but to give the patient's ego freedom to decide one way or another.
Prolonged, indiscriminate reviewing of books is a quite exceptionally thankless, irritating and exhausting job. It not only involves praising trash but constantly inventing reactions towards books about which one has no spontaneous feeling whatever.
If you make decisions based upon people's reactions or judgments then you make really boring choices.
The culture industry not so much adapts to the reactions of its customers as it counterfeits them.
There will be, I think, an attempt to grasp again the surprise and accidents of nature and a more intimate and sympathetic study of its moods, together with a renewed wonder and humility on the part of such as are still capable of these basic reactions.
I like something about George W. Bush. A lot. After spending more than a decade having almost physiological-chemical reactions anytime I saw him, getting the heebie-jeebies whenever he spoke - after being sure from the start that he was a Gremlin on the wing of America - I really like the paintings of George W. Bush.
I just want real reactions. I want people to laugh from the gut, be sad from the gut - or get angry from the gut.
The intellectually sophisticated person is indifferent to all genuine individuality, because relationships and reactions result from it which cannot be exhausted with logical operations.
I think a lot of people like hidden-camera shows where they think they're spying on somebody who doesn't know they're looking at them. And nobody takes it seriously - you either enjoy it and get a laugh out of the reactions or not.
There are so many reactions to art that make sense to me - but 'ick' means something.
The reactions of the human heart are not mechanical and predictable but infinitely subtle and delicate.
Also, I think there are huge reactions sometimes, which are also mysterious.
Those who remember Washington's cold war culture in the 1980s will recall the shocked reactions to Reagan's intervention. People interested in foreign policy were astonished when in 1985 he met alone at Geneva - alone, not a single strategic thinker at his elbow! - with the Soviet Communist master Gorbachev.
When I look back on my knee-jerk reactions now, I realize I should have just taken a breath.
Comedy and horror are cousins; they're related. They both come from storytellers who want to specifically affect the audience and elicit specific reactions during the movie.
We like reactions - a reaction is walking out on us, a reaction is throwing tomatoes at the stage, that's a healthy psychological reaction.
Researchers have discovered that chocolate produces some of the same reactions in the brain as marijuana. The researchers also discovered other similarities between the two but can't remember what they are.
I'm involved in so many different things, and there are so many profound reactions to what I do because I am big counter culture.
Suspicion is one of the morbid reactions by which an organism defends itself and seeks another equilibrium.
Salvation is from our side a choice, from the divine side it is a seizing upon, an apprehending, a conquest by the Most High God. Our 'accepting' and 'willing' are reactions rather than actions. The right of determination must always remain with God.
Aiden Wilson Tozer
Mixed reactions? Sure, I get them all the time. I'm a Marmite artist.
The conscious mind determines the actions, the unconscious mind determines the reactions; and the reactions are just as important as the actions.
E. Stanley Jones
One of my favorite things about 'Star Trek' wasn't just the overt banter but the humor in that show about the relationships between the main characters and their reactions to the situations they would face; there was a lot of comedy in that show without ever breaking its reality.
J. J. Abrams
My mother's suicide attempts were a way to release anxiety and get attention. Some of the attempts were drug reactions she didn't even remember later on.
I am not afraid of aging, but more afraid of people's reactions to my aging.
The only men who aren't in fear of women's reactions are usually men who aren't born or who are dead.
Normally, when I skydive, even in winter, I wear very thin gloves. I want to be flexible, with fast reactions.
If one seeks to analyze experiences and reactions to the first postwar years, I hope one may say without being accused of bias that it is easier for the victor than for the vanquished to advocate peace.
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