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"I think of myself as an intelligent, sensitive human being with the soul of a clown which always forces me to blow it at the most important moments."  (James Douglas Morrison, lead singer of The Doors)

"If you start to think of your physical and moral condition, you usually find that you are sick."  (Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, 1749-1832)

"It's hard to fight an enemy who has outposts in your head."  (Sally Kempton)

"Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself."  (George Bernard Shaw)

"No one who, like me, conjures up the most evil of those half-tamed demons that inhabit the human beast, and seeks to wrestle with them, can expect to come through the struggle unscathed."  (Sigmund Freud)

"One thing that really fucked me up at 'Creem' was that I got caught up in the whole idea that Lester Bangs was this thing, this idea. I call it like Hunter Thompsonism. It's when you pay more attention to your image than you do to your work. And that destroys your writing. Hunter Thompson's never gonna do anything good again as long as he lives. I don't think anybody really cares about his drug habits."  (Lester Bangs)

"Some of the greatest battles will be fought within the silent chambers of your own soul."  (Ezra Taft Benson)

"Some people hear their own inner voices with great clearness. And they live by what they hear. Such people become crazy ... or they become legend."  (Jim Harrison, Legend of the Falls)

"Somebody's boring me. I think it's me."  (Dylan Thomas)

"Talking much about oneself can also be a means to conceal oneself."  (Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche)

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