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One of the great attractions of patriotism - it fulfills our worst wishes. In the person of our nation we are able, vicariously, to bully and cheat. Bully and cheat, what's more, with a feeling that we are profoundly virtuous.
My dream role would probably be a psycho killer, because the whole thing I love about movies is that you get to do things you could never do in real life, and that would be my way of vicariously experiencing being a psycho killer. Also, it's incredibly romantic.
Acting gave me the opportunity to do outrageous things. It allowed me to be sad, happy, angry and lustful, even if it was just vicariously.
I think I'm going to have to live vicariously through my daughter's rebellion because I certainly never did go through adolescence.
There is no winning or losing, but rather the value is in the experience of imagining yourself as a character in whatever genre you're involved in, whether it's a fantasy game, the Wild West, secret agenst or whatever else. You get to sort of vicariously experience those things.
My mom is not trying to live vicariously through me.
There is a great relief in experiencing the worst vicariously.
I'm looking for a way out of here. I can't have it physically, so I'm going to have it intellectually. It was a beautiful thing to ride Seabiscuit in my imagination. And it's just fantastic to be there alongside Louie as he's breaking the NCAA mile record. People at these vigorous moments in their lives - it's my way of living vicariously.
My mother told me on several different occasions that she was livin' her dream vicariously through me. She once said that I was getting' to do all the things that she would have wanted to have done.
I feel like I've come out of this grown up, maybe because I live through the character vicariously and she grows up so much during the course of this story.
Novel-writing is the only place where someone who would have liked to do anything can still do that vicariously.
The beauty of dystopia is that it lets us vicariously experience future worlds - but we still have the power to change our own.
I still buy nice pieces but, at the moment, they're presents for other people, so I only collect vicariously.
If you've been married for 400 years, as I have, it's nice to experience first love again and you can vicariously through a book.
E. L. James
If you're a good journalist, what you do is live a lot of things vicariously, and report them for other people who want to live vicariously.
I think that musicians should never forget about the intimacy of bringing two people together, and the aesthetic transference where you're almost vicariously involved in a romance between other people.
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