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There are still some terrible cliches in the presentation of Indian fiction. The lotus flower. The hennaed hands. In mainland Europe, people still slap these images on my books and I go bananas.
The terrible thing about sunlight is it shows the dirt.
My life has been full of terrible misfortunes most of which never happened.
Michel de Montaigne
Some very poor countries run great vaccination systems, and some richer ones run terrible programs.
Being a housewife and a mother is the biggest job in the world, but if it doesn't interest you, don't do it - I would have made a terrible mother.
I was terrible at straight items. When I wrote obituaries, my mother said the only thing I ever got them to do was die in alphabetical order.
Nothing is more terrible than activity without insight.
Women always excel men in that sort of wisdom which comes from experience. To be a woman is in itself a terrible experience.
H. L. Mencken
There is no witness so terrible and no accuser so powerful as conscience which dwells within us.
Perhaps everything terrible is in its deepest being something helpless that wants help from us.
Rainer Maria Rilke
If you have done terrible things, you must endure terrible things; for thus the sacred light of injustice shines bright.
Thought is subversive and revolutionary, destructive and terrible, Thought is merciless to privilege, established institutions, and comfortable habit. Thought is great and swift and free.
We got rid of a terrible dictator. We gave the Iraqi people an opportunity for a new life under a representative form of government.
I have the terrible feeling that, because I am wearing a white beard and am sitting in the back of the theatre, you expect me to tell you the truth about something. These are the cheap seats, not Mount Sinai.
The food here is terrible, and the portions are too small.
When I turn down work, I feel guilty, I feel terrible; I don't know where the next job is going to come from.
I like making things. I have a wood shop at home. I am a terrible carpenter but I love doing it.
P. J. O'Rourke
None who have always been free can understand the terrible fascinating power of the hope of freedom to those who are not free.
Pearl S. Buck
I'm terrible at reading scripts. I love to read, and I hate reading scripts.
Take your life in your own hands, and what happens? A terrible thing: no one to blame.
Terrible is the fight put up by the senses. Fight bravely! Conquer them you must.
I feel like I want to take care of everyone and I also feel this terrible guilt if I am unable to. And I have felt this way ever since all this success started.
What I have in common with the character in 'Truman' is this incredible need to please people. I feel like I want to take care of everyone and I also feel this terrible guilt if I am unable to. And I have felt this way ever since all this success started.
White shall not neutralize the black, nor good compensate bad in man, absolve him so: life's business being just the terrible choice.
Life is a gamble, at terrible odds - if it was a bet you wouldn't take it.
John F. Kennedy
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