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1. "At 12 I dropped out of school but I had lost interest in it at a much earlier age. For me, school was very very stressful."
Author: Ahmet Zappa
2. "I find shopping too stressful. I get hot and flustered and irritated and feel sick after I've bought something."
Author: Alison Goldfrapp
3. "Packing all of your belongings into a U-Haul and then transporting them across several states is nearly as stressful and futile as trying to run away from lava in swim fins"
Author: Allie Brosh
4. "You might think that shifting your thoughts is as easy as setting your mind to it. But stressful thoughts aren't held in place through choice or will power. They're held in place through perceived truth value."
Author: Andrew Bernstein
5. "I smile at the interviewer's stern face to buy more time. This is why I hate interviews. I don't see the point of them; you can't really be honest. I can't tell Mrs. Chainani that I left my producer job because all my colleagues were bitches. The job was too stressful and everyone was horrible. It certainly wasn't glamorous. I'm not really passionate about the media. I'm not passionate about anything, really. I just need a job. Anything will do."
Author: Anjali Kirpalani
6. "I decide that if I ever get to come back here under different, nonstressful circumstances, I will stay at this hotel and drink fruity drinks and lay in the sand until my skin looks like it had a makeout session with the sun. But today, I'm looking for an inconspicuous way into the water.We head out of the lobby and get waylaid by hula dancers in grass skirts handing out necklaces of flowers. Apparently Toraf doesn't like necklaces of flowers; as one of the women raises it above his head, he slaps her hand away. I show him, as I accept the gift around my neck, that the woman with the coconut boobs was just trying to be his friend. Just like all the women he's come across so far. "Humans are too weird," he whispers, unconvinced. I wonder what Toraf would think of Disney World. Our hotel is right on the water, so we pass through the lobby to the back. The beach is lined with lounge chairs and umbrellas and people scantily clad and people who shouldn't be scantily clad."
Author: Anna Banks
7. "The day my child tries a celery is the most stressful day of my life."
Author: Ariana Grande
8. "Stressful jobs, loveless marriages, bad food-most people kill themselves slowly every day."
Author: Arthur Nersesian
9. "Life is stressful."
Author: Bethenny Frankel
10. "In Re-framing, you interpret the event in a positive way. You change your language . Instead if defining it as a problem you re-frame it as a situation . A problem is something that is upsetting and stressful. A situation is something that you simply deal with ."
Author: Brian Tracy
11. "Hurt feelings or discomfort of any kind cannot be caused by another person. No one outside me can hurt me. That's not a possibility. It's only when I believe a stressful thought that I get hurt. And I'm the one who's hurting me by believing what I think. This is very good news, because it means that I don't have to get someone else to stop hurting me. I'm the one who can stop hurting me. It's within my power.What we are doing with inquiry is meeting our thoughts with some simple understanding, finally. Pain, anger, and frustration will let us know when it's time to inquire. We either believe what we think or we question it: there's no other choice. Questioning our thoughts is the kinder way. Inquiry always leaves us as more loving human beings."
Author: Byron Katie
12. "You know, I did not like being famous. It was a stressful and ugly time, and I'm glad it's over."
Author: Diablo Cody
13. "Go to a place where you're not going to be stressed, because a honeymoon itself can be a stressful thing."
Author: Diane Von Furstenberg
14. "I've been through Hell with some of the members of my old band, and Hell is highly stressful."
Author: Gary Kemp
15. "I'm lucky to have a job doing something I really love to do, and I'm happy to accept the pressures of relentless deadlines or reader expectations as necessary evils. It's probably not as stressful as mining coal or leading men into battle."
Author: Grant Morrison
16. "If you lived the doubles, as I did, which was very stressful, you are sitting down in a chair experiencing a match without being able to hold a racquet in your hands."
Author: Guy Forget
17. "Every stress leaves an indelible scar, and the organism pays for its survival after a stressful situation by becoming a little older."
Author: Hans Selye
18. "Then again, the urge to commit matricide was stressful as shit-when you couldn't act on it."
Author: J.R. Ward
19. "I'm totally grateful for the fans my family has and I have; they gave me a lot of support when I was in treatment. But it was just odd, you know? It's stressful. Just the whole fact of being someone in the public eye."
Author: Jack Osbourne
20. "I like to look at how people work together when they are put into stressful situations, when life stops being cozy."
Author: Jeanette Winterson
21. "I think the more stressful our times get, the more we look for fantasy escapes."
Author: Jeri Ryan
22. "Delaying a meal brings about symptoms most people call "hunger." These symptoms include abdominal cramping, weakness, and feeling ill-the same as during drug withdrawal. This is not hunger. Our dietary habits, especially eating animal-protein-rich foods three times a day, are so stressful to the detoxification system in our liver and kidneys that we start to get withdrawal, or detoxification, symptoms the minute we aren't busy processing such food. Real hunger is not that uncomfortable."
Author: Joel Fuhrman
23. "It was a difficult day. Disorienting. What is it they say? Death, divorce, and moving are the three most stressful events for your heart. And your psyche, too, I'll wager."
Author: John Katzenbach
24. "Musical auditions are always the worst because you have to sing and act, and that's so stressful."
Author: Jonathan Groff
25. "I'm in the camp that needs to discover and take risks, sometimes it's with the promise of something special and new, sometimes it's to stay awake, either way it's much more stressful with all the uncertainty but worth the pain in the end."
Author: Karen O
26. "Ank froze. The moaning became more stressful and a little bit louder. "I think its coming from the basement."Without warning, Ank grabs a pool stick and starts banging on the floorboards. "Would you shut up! It four o'clock in the morning and people are trying to get their beauty sleep!"
Author: Khalia Hades
27. "I could never have gotten back into my career without the undying support of my husband, who works full time at a stressful job! We decided that we were going to do this as total partners and it is a 50/50 deal with us."
Author: Lindsay Davenport
28. "I've started movies without screenplays both on 'Clash' and on 'Hulk,' and that is tremendously stressful because you have a tendency to overcompensate with effects. You haven't tested it in your head. You didn't run it over and over again and covered all of the plot holes and figure it out. It's a marathon that you sprint."
Author: Louis Leterrier
29. "Moving is both liberating and debilitating. Undertaken too late, it is a very stressful process, one that sometimes seems to catapult people into frail old age, and undertaken too soon, it may preempt other possibilities. [p. 38]"
Author: Mary Catherine Bateson
30. "Prosperity has brought complications. Our lives are busier, faster, more stressful. They're nostalgic for a simpler, slower time."
Author: Matt Ridley
31. "A personality disorder is not the foreign presence of demonic possession or a cancerous cluster of cells spreading among the internal organs. It is a pattern of cognition and reaction that impares the capacity to be productive, happy and generally at ease. It is a fractured sense of self giving way to the weight of stressful interpersonal dynamics."
Author: Merri Lisa Johnson
32. "Dance is such a stressful environment."
Author: Mia Wasikowska
33. "Its nice to come home to a warm body next to you but is it worth your happiness some times warmth is over rated wouldn't a heater be cheaper and less stressful."
Author: Miss Gath
34. "I always find filming stressful. I get very caught up thinking about my character - 'Am I doing it right? Should it be done this way?'"
Author: Naomie Harris
35. "A film set is a workplace for me; it's my office, and nobody really wants to be in a stressful work environment."
Author: Park Chan Wook
36. "People in distress behave in a stressful way. They aren't all sweetness and light. They don't behave well when they are unhappy. That's just what I've observed."
Author: Penelope Wilton
37. "Entertaining on any scale can be stressful and daunting."
Author: Pippa Middleton
38. "Cooking involves a deadline and hungry people and ingredients that expire in a week. It's stressful. Cooking happens on the stove and on the clock. Baking happens with ingredients that last for months and come to life inside a warm oven. Baking is slow and leisurely."
Author: Regina Brett
39. "I have always argued that change becomes stressful and overwhelming only when you've lost any sense of the constancy of your life. You need firm ground to stand on. From there, you can deal with that change."
Author: Richard Nelson Bolles
40. "Nope, I don't enjoy work generally. Not because I'm lazy; it's just all so stressful and worrying."
Author: Rowan Atkinson
41. "Christmas is more stressful with present buying and making sure everyone gets included, but Thanksgiving is really not that. I don't ever really get stressed out about the food."
Author: Sandra Lee
42. "It was awful, but it's over. And now I feel like I'm finally coming up for air.""Yes, well, it's been a very stressful time for both of us," said Leonard."How has it been stressful for you? said Holly."I had that move."Holly just looked at him."What," said Leonard."You moved apartments" said Holly."
Author: Sarah Dunn
43. "I'm a part-time student, and I plan to finish my degree. I think there are a lot of part-time students with jobs on the side or stressful careers. I'm certainly not the first person to be working while I'm in university."
Author: Sarah Gadon
44. "For me, titles are either a natural two-second experience or stressful enough to give you an ulcer. If they don't pop out perfect on the first try, they can be really hard to repair. Or, worse, if the author thinks they pop out perfect, but the publishing house does not agree, it's difficult to shift gears. And then? Then you go insane."
Author: Sloane Crosley
45. "In stressful situations, people often talk about a fight-or-flight response. Which, in my opinion, doesn't give enough credit to the more common reaction of curling up into a little ball. […] For once, I made the decision to play it cool. Or stupid. Whichever came first.-"Le Paris!" in How Did You Get This Number, by Sloane Crosley (2010), P. 219-220"
Author: Sloane Crosley
46. "Ethnic stereotypes are boring and stressful and sometimes criminal. It's just not a good way to think. It's non-thinking. It's stupid and destructive."
Author: Tommy Lee Jones
47. "Behind every stressful thought is the desire for things to be other than they are."
Author: Toni Bernhard
48. "To do what you love can sometimes be stressful."
Author: Toni Braxton
49. "Hannah's faith was the answer to her stress. And, through that faith, she found peace, even though her life remained far from peaceful. Her faith resulted in God working on her behalf. Hannah did not find peace because she left a stressful situation – she found peace because she had learned to depend on God's strength to rise above her stress."
Author: Tracie Miles
50. "...at any time of the day, corduroy is a highly stressful fabric. Rent collectors wear it. Tax collectors, too. History teachers add leather elbow patches."
Author: Zadie Smith

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All the dark, malevolent Passions of the Soul are roused and exerted; its mild and amiable affections are suppressed; and with them, virtuous Principles are laid prostrate."
Author: Charles Inglis

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