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"A man's head is his castle."  (Joseph Heller, Something Happened)

"A Native American elder once described his own inner struggles in this manner: Inside of me there are two dogs. One of the dogs is mean and evil. The other dog is good. The mean dog fights the good dog all the time. When asked which dog wins, he reflected"  (George Bernard Shaw)

"Conscience is the inner voice that warns us somebody may be looking."  (Henry Louis Mencken)

"Dreaming of the person you want to be is wasting the person you already are."  (Kurt Cobain)

"Everyone carries a room about inside them. This fact can even be proved by means of the sense of hearing. If someone walks fast and one pricks up one's ears and listens, say at night, when everything round about is quiet, one hears, for instance, the rattling of a mirror not quite firmly fastened to the wall."  (Franz Kafka, The Blue Notebooks)

"He who despises himself esteems himself as a self-despiser."  (Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche)

"He who looks outside dreams, he who looks inside awakens."  (Carl Gustav Jung)

"I always wanted to be somebody, but now I realize I should have been more specific."  (Lily Tomlin)

"I have a huge, active imagination, [and] I think I'm really scared of being alone; because if I'm left to my own devices, I'll just turn into a madwoman."  (Claire Danes)

"I have never seen a greater monster or miracle than myself."  (Michel de Montaigne)

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