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1. "My protective instincts were going into overdrive and I wanted to go smack the shit out of the punk for getting my friend wound up like that. No one messed with my girls. Ever."
Author: A. Meredith Walters
2. "That's why we live in a world that is so messed up, because most of us go along, simply because going along is connected to our paychecks."
Author: Adam Bucko
3. "Many kids, it seemed, would find out that their parents were flawed, messed-up people later in life, and I didn't appreciate getting to know it all so strong and early."
Author: Aimee Bender
4. "I choose to write because it's perfect for me. It's an escape, a place I can go to hide. It's a friend, when I feel out casted from everyone else. It's a journal, when the only story I can tell is my own. It's a book, when I need to be somewhere else. It's control, when I feel so out of control. It's healing, when everything seems pretty messed up.And it's fun, when life is just flat-out boring."
Author: Alysha Speer
5. "Seeing people get messed up never gets un-funny! And there's plenty of ways to do that."
Author: Bam Margera
6. "Lisa's friendship was less of a choice than a fact of life. It worked out well - kind of symbiotic, actually. I beat up anyone who messed with her, and she made sure my homework got done. Fair trade, right? Honestly, if not for Lisa's constant nagging, I'd probably still be crouched in our kindergarten sandbox eating glue and playing Neferet demons."
Author: Cecily White
7. "So you didn't tell me it was a messed-up idea to keep this all a secret because. . ." Because experience is the only teacher," Hey-Soos says. "Even if I could have told you, it would have been a lecture. Why do you think kids don't listen to their parents, or people don't leave churches and do what the preacher tells them? There's only one thing that's universal." What's that?" The truth."
Author: Chris Crutcher
8. "I don't get high, but sometimes I wish I did. That way, when I messed up in life I would have an excuse. But right now there's no rehab for stupidity."
Author: Chris Rock
9. "It's like, you can't have any fun, and if you do have fun, if you do your own thing, you're considered crazy and should be in a mental institution. Now, that's what I find creepy. I'm eccentric. I am not messed up."
Author: Crispin Glover
10. "You say you're 'depressed' - all i see is resilience. You are allowed to feel messed up and inside out. It doesn't mean you're defective - it just means you're human."
Author: David Mitchell
11. "...being a good girl is more about what you believe on the inside that how you behave on the outside. That means whether you've messed up big or you've messed up little, we all mess up."
Author: Emily P. Freeman
12. "Granny sat down on the step and stared off into the trees. "That girl right there, she was my only child. I have lost two husbands, one by death, the other by divorce, and I have lost my parents and my brothers and sisters. But nothing ever pierced me to the core like that little girl's dying. I know it wasn't your daddy's fault. I know I messed up by filling a report to Social Services. Is that what you want to here? Is that what it takes for you not to be mad at me?"
Author: Frances O'Roark Dowell
13. "Which is more messed up- that we have so much compared to everyone else, or that we don't think we're rich? That on any given day, we might flippantly call ourselves 'broke' or 'poor?' We are neither of those things. We are rich. Filthy rich."
Author: Francis Chan
14. "I'm all about showing people that I'm a little messed up, I have a lot of the same problems you have. By exposing myself and putting myself out there, people can relate to me and my act won't grow stale. I mean, nobody wants to hear a comedian say, 'Life is great.'"
Author: Gabriel Iglesias
15. "TRACY MARANDER: [Kurt Cobain] was a really good artist. He would draw cartoons with funny sayings. I have this huge picture of this homeless guy, and it's a satirical thing on how homeless people are mentally ill, they're alcoholics, they had messed up childhoods — but they're expected to fend for themselves in a box in the snow."
Author: Greg Prato
16. "Life is like a beautiful melody, only the lyrics are messed up."
Author: Hans Christian Andersen
17. "I want to be humbled. I want to meet people more messed up than I am. I want to get lost and come out the other end having no idea who I am."
Author: Heather Heffner
18. "I was playing a new part in a new play: the messed-up adult child coming home in a truly pitiful state in the back of her parents' luxury sedan.It was a glorious suburban homecoming."
Author: Inna Swinton
19. "We make a messed-up pair, don't we?""The soldier and the junkie," Daniel said with a self deprecating chuckle."Ex-soldier and ex-junkie," Sam corrected him. "We're getting there."
Author: Isabelle Rowan
20. "Avery,I haven't messed around with Steph since I met you. I have messed around with anyone since I met you."
Author: J. Lynn
21. "This time. The whiskey burned down Jett's throat and probably messed with his brain. The beauty of oblivion. If he couldn't find her, then that"
Author: J.C. Reed
22. "I'm screwed up, mixed up, messed around, dive-bombing, crashing and burning."
Author: Jaclyn Moriarty
23. "Sex to a woman can be like a bad emotion or imbalanced hormones, if you can't get a handle on it, it'll have you walking around mixed up and messed up, happy one moment and inthe next plotting to kill somebody--value ypur goodies and know who you giving them to."
Author: Jacqueline Ewing
24. "I put out the Greg call, and a few Toms responded. I must have messed it up."
Author: Jarod Kintz
25. "I know I messed up but I'm here for real now. We're going to do this and I promise I'll take care of you as best I can. You're going to have to be patient with me because I'm flying blind."
Author: Jay Crownover
26. "He sat on the edge of my bed. He didn't say anything at first, just stared at my toenails. I curled them under instinctively and immediately was worried that I'd messed up my painting job. I let them uncurl. Only one was marred. I used my thumb to rub most of the polish off of it and then I stared at my foot, which suddenly looked so vulnerable and imperfect with the one toe ringed in hot pink polish but bare on the inside of the nail. Like I'd started but had forgotten to finish being beautiful."
Author: Jennifer Brown
27. "If i sa thank you, will you go away?""Yes""Thank you" I said eagerly."I lied""What?" I looked up at him, frowning. "That's messed up"
Author: Jennifer L. Armentrout
28. "He didn't answer me, but held my gaze intently as he stood and slowly started to reach for the bottom of his sweater. He turned around and lifted it up over his shoulders, and I forgot how to breath. The sweater slid off of him in one long smooth motion and messed up his hair, leaving it tousled and sexy-looking. An interlooking chain of small black circles and triangles was etched onto each shoulder blde, ending halfway down his back... He turned back around to face me, and his green eyes stared right through me... I gulped again and tried very hard not to drool"
Author: Jessica Verday
29. "I'm not going to fit into that English courtroom. I'm going to stand out, with how I dress, and how I think, because I'm not English. I don't know about murder and witness and juries, but I do know how to fix things in my life when they're messed up. If you make a mistake and repent, you're forgiven. You're welcomed back. If you lie, and keep lying, there won't be a place for you." -Katie, Plain Truth"
Author: Jodi Picoult
30. "I'm just a really messed-up person. I don't know how to handle life like every other normal college student out there," I sighed."
Author: Kimberly Lauren
31. "Admirable? And she's related to Rey? How come he's such a weasel then?""There's a messed up weasel in every family. Look at you." Lex smirked at his brother as he heaved himself off the couch and headed down the hall to the kitchen. He bent to grab a beer from the fridge and tossed one to Cade."Ha ha, very funny. Call me Alpha when you say that," Cade growled."
Author: Lauren Dane
32. "We are two messed-up people destined to destroy each other, but I can't walk away. No. Can't isn't the issue. I simply don't want to."
Author: Lisa Renee Jones
33. "God can take what Satan meant for shame and use it for His glory. Just when we think we've messed up so badly that our lives are nothing but heaps of ashes, God pours His living water over us and mixes the ashes into clay. He then takes this clay and molds it into a vessel of beauty. After He fills us with His overflowing love, He can use us to pour His love into the hurting lives of others."
Author: Lysa TerKeurst
34. "In my arms is a woman who has given me a Skywatcher's Cloud Chart, a woman who knows all my secrets, a woman who knows just how messed up my mind is, how many pills I'm on, and yet she allows me to hold her anyway. There's something honest about all this, and I cannot imagine any other woman lying in the middle of a frozen soccer field with me - in the middle of a snowstorm even - impossibly hoping to see a single cloud break free of a nimbostratus."
Author: Matthew Quick
35. "Caine raised the debris off himself.The bugs were all gone. He saw the tail of one as it raced away.If he went after them, he'd probably get killed. But stay here and do what? Be safe? He'd have been safe on the island. He hadn't come back to be safe. Two possible outcomes: the bugs killed everyone and then who would Caine rule over? Or the bugs were defeated by someone else. And then how would he ever get control? Power would go to whoever won this fight.Still Caine hesitated. A big, warm bed. A beautiful girl to share it with. Food. Water. Everything he needed, just a few miles away on the island. The logical, rational answer was obvious."Which is why the world stays messed up," Caine said under his breath. "People aren't rational."He took a few deep, steadying breaths, and prepared to die for power. (p435)"
Author: Michael Grant
36. "My movies are not messed with by the studios."
Author: Nancy Meyers
37. "All actors tend to be the same messed-up people."
Author: Nikolaj Coster Waldau
38. "You know how it is as a rule, when you want to get Chappie A on Spot B at exactly the same moment when Chappie C is on Spot D. There's always a chance of a hitch. Take the case of a general, I mean to say, who's planning out a big movement. He tells one regiment to capture the hill with the windmill on it at the exact moment when another regiment is taking the bridgehead or something down in the valley; and everything gets all messed up. And then, when they're chatting the thing over in camp that night, the colonel of the first regiment says, "Oh, sorry! Did you say the hill with the windmill? I thought you said the one with the flock of sheep." And there you are!"
Author: P.G. Wodehouse
39. "I started recording because I was always complaining about the records that I was getting of my songs. At least if I did them and messed them up, I wouldn't have anyone else to blame."
Author: Randy Newman
40. "She can't keep hurting you and using youlike an emotional punching bag. It's messed up. How many times do you have to forgive her before she destroys you?"
Author: Rebecca Donovan
41. "They would find this House of Hades. They'd take the Doors of Death. And by the gods, if Leo had to design a grabber arm long enough to snatch Percy and Annabeth out of Tartarus, then that's what he would do. Nemesis wanted him to wreak vengeance on Gaea? Leo would be happy to oblige. He was going to make Gaea sorry she had ever messed with Leo Valdez. "Yeah." He took one last look at the cityscape of Rome, turning bloodred in the sunset. "Festus, raise the sails. We've got some friends to save."
Author: Rick Riordan
42. "Ever come home and found your room messed up? Like some helpful person (hi, Mom) has tried to "clean" it, and suddenly you can't find anything? And even if nothing is missing, you get that creepy feeling like somebody's been looking through your private stuff and dusting everything with lemon furniture polish?"
Author: Rick Riordan
43. "Have exactly one hour to find your runaway table, get back your synco-whatsit, and install it in this engine, or the Argo II explodes, destroying Bunker Nine and most of the woods." "Basically," Leo said. Jason frowned. "We should alert the other campers. We might have to evacuate them." "No!" Leo's voice broke. "Look, the explosion won't destroy the whole camp. Just the woods. I'm pretty sure. Like sixty-five percent sure." "Well, that's a relief," Piper muttered. "Besides," Leo said, "we don't have time, and I—I can't tell the others. If they find out how badly I've messed up…" Jason and Piper looked at each other. The clock display changed to 59:00. "Fine," Jason said. "But we'd better hurry."
Author: Rick Riordan
44. "The inner boy in a messed-up family may keep on being shamed, invaded, disappointed, and paralyzed for years and years. "I am a victim," he says, over and over; and he is. But that very identification with victimhood keeps the soul house open and available for still more invasions. Most American men today do not have enough awakened or living warriors inside to defend their soul houses. And most people, men or women, do not know what genuine outward or inward warriors would look like, or feel like."
Author: Robert Bly
45. "Everyone is messed up in their own way. The funny part is we all don't want anyone else to know, so we work so hard to hide it."
Author: Shana Norris
46. "Man, I'm messed up right now. My best friend is my father? The man I idolized as a kid... whose tattoo is on my arm... And he's younger than me. Yeah, I don't think I can handle this. Mindwipe me, somebody... please! Where's that dragon from Sanctuary? Simi, go get Max. I need him."
Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon
47. "The arena messed us all up pretty good, don't you think? Or do you still feel like the girl who volunteered for your sister?"
Author: Suzanne Collins
48. "You're my hiding place. I go to you when I'm messed up."
Author: Tarryn Fisher
49. "The joy of songwriting only gets messed up if you are trying to follow up a big success, or you are trying to create a hit single, or if you have conscious thoughts of a particular outcome for the music."
Author: Tim Finn
50. "I never take advice from anyone more messed up than I am."
Author: Tom Hopkins

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