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I never come back home with the same moral character I went out with; something or other becomes unsettled where I had achieved internal peace; some one or other of the things I had put to flight reappears on the scene.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
My wild and free side unsettled some, and unwedged others.
If you remain unsettled by a piece of writing, it means you are not watching the story from the outside; you've already taken a step towards it.
Ages when custom is unsettled are necessarily ages of prophecy. The moralist cannot teach what is revealed; he must reveal what can be taught. He has to seek insight rather than to preach.
When I'm stuck in my writing, the world is amiss. If I'm eating a sandwich, it's an unsettled sandwich. If I'm in the shower, it's an incorrect shower. It's profoundly uncomfortable. But it's what keeps me pushing.
I probably wouldn't be a songwriter if I didn't grow up the way I did. It was difficult and it was at times very scary to grow up in a household so unsettled and at times very violent. But, it also, I guess it earned me a sort of wisdom at a young age that's served me well.
You do have a modicum of peace of mind here, but it's as unsettled as any other place.
The press gave me a voice too quickly, and that could have unsettled a man who had every right to feel he should be in control of the thing he had created.
I live quite an unsettled life.
The culture of the chairmanship is to be the dominant voice in the Fed. If you have a weak chairman... the markets could be very unsettled.
For while the threat of nuclear holocaust has been significantly reduced, the world remains a very unsettled and dangerous place.
William S. Cohen
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