Pain makes me grow. Growing is what I want. Therefore, for me pain is pleasure.— Arnold Schwarzenegger
Emotional Masochist quotations
Acting is a masochistic form of exhibitionism. It is not quite the occupation of an adult.
To suffer unecessarily is masochistic rather than heroic.
This might sound masochistic or narcissistic‚ I don't know‚ but when I'm not playing the game‚ the validations I feel about life are always through the hardships. I relate more to sadness‚ in a lot of ways‚ when I'm not playing.
Marie Calloway has a very specific literary personality that the reader is intrigued by: she's masochistic, loves to experiment, is quickly bored and intermittently self-hating, very hip, rebellious. Figuring her out is a gripping adventure.
But when I lose my temper, I find it difficult to forgive myself.
I feel I've failed. I can be calm in a crisis, in the face of death or things that hurt badly. I don't get hysterical, which may be masochistic of me.
I think I've still got a bit of a sado-masochistic streak in me, because if I'm not going to be restricted by corsets and covered in lace, then I still wind up wearing an ape-mask over my face. I do wonder how I get myself in these situations!
I feel like I am floating in plasma I need a teacher or a lover I need someone to risk being involved with me. I am so vain and I am so masochistic. How can they coexist?
And so the lion fell in love with the lamb.
The thrill of terror is passive, masochistic, and implicitly feminine.
It is imaginative submission to overwhelming superior force.
The important thing is not to be masochistic.
Women are so hard on themselves. Don't do that. No one is keeping score.
Along with our passivity, we're entering a profoundly masochistic phase everyone is a victim these days, of parents, doctors, pharmaceutical companies, even love itself. And how much we enjoy it. Our happiest moments are spent trying to think up new varieties of victimhood.
All of my roles have had their own unique set of challenges, and I enjoy that in some perverse, masochistic way. I’m always dying though! Maybe I have some kind of fetish.
Poisonous people do not deserve your time. To think otherwise is masochistic.
When human beings stop progressing at an endeavor, they stop enjoying it and move on to something else. Not golfers. Masochists, all of them.
I love sex.... It should be animalistic, it should be sadistic, it should at times be masochistic.... There are few rules and moral conventions.
I’m pretty masochistic. I kill myself for my craft – Literally
You could kill me, Alice, he looked at me seriously.
That's how much you mean to me. As foolish and masochistic as that makes me, you are so much to me that even if it destroys me to be with you, I'll be with you!
I do like to make people cringe. That discomfort, tension, embarrassment, pain - all of those things interest me, and not through some sort of masochistic or sadistic impulse. It illuminates what being a human being is. It taps into what it is to be human more incisively than stuff that's just very pedestrian.
I want to be stereotyped. I want to be classified. I want to be a clone. I want to be masochistic. I want to be sadistic. I want a Suburban Home. I don't want no hipppie pad; I want a house just like Mom and Dad.
Sigmund Freud already discovered that suffering gives us pleasure - in a strange masochistic way. The tyranny of choice exploits that weakness. Consumer culture exhausts us. We suffer. We destroy ourselves. And we just can't stop.
For those with drive, wit, vision, ego and a masochistic outlook, there is always room.
Women have two choices: Either she's a feminist or a masochist.
Confidentiality is the nature of all governments.
Of course you may say, the government will always want to communicate the good news; things which bring satisfaction, cheer, help or pleasure to voters. And of course, you are right, governments are not masochists by nature.
We as human beings are slightly masochistic.
Everybody is ridden with insecurities and they manifest themselves in different ways, whether you're a pleaser, you're mean, you're super-duper sweet and get walked on, or you're a gossip that talks about someone else.
And so the lion fell in love with the lamb…" he murmured.
I looked away, hiding my eyes as I thrilled to the word. "What a stupid lamb," I sighed. "What a sick, masochistic lion.
I started out in stand-up when I was 18, which is really masochistic, and I did it really till I started going in movies. I did it for about three years out in LA.
To decide to film a movie again shot by shot, you must be masochistic to a certain degree because it is a much greater challenge.
There's something perverse about women...they're all masochists at heart.
Nostalgia is masochism and masochism is something masochists love to share.
Madison Avenue is full of masochists who unconsciously provoke rejection by their clients. I know brilliant men who have lost every account they have ever handled.
Every time I open the drawer, it's a trip down Memory Lane, which, if you don't turn off at the right exit, merges straight into the Masochistic Nostalgia Highway.
I became a feminist as an alternative to becoming a masochist.
I'm very much a masochist at heart.
If you're masochistic enough to program in ADA, we're not going to stop you.