Everybody looking at you crazy, What you gon' do? Lift up your head and keep moving, Or let the paranoia haunt you?— Kendrick Lamar
Staggering Paranoia quotations
My own reaction from a distance is that Pol Pot's demise as the leader of the Khmer Rouge was inevitable, and that his own paranoia did him in as much as anything else.
You're mind is working at its best when you're being paranoid.
You explore every avenue and possibility of your situation at high speed with total clarity.
If you would know who controls you see who you may not criticise.
Psychedelic drugs cause paranoia, confusion, and total loss of reality in politicians that have never taken them.
I'm scared to death of being poor. It's like a fat girl who loses 500 pounds but is always fat inside. I grew up poor and will always feel poor inside. It's my pet paranoia.
I told the doctor I was overtired, anxiety-ridden, compulsively active, constantly depressed, with recurring fits of paranoia. Turns out I'm normal.
Panic is the sudden realization that everything around you is alive.
Sometimes we get way too fixated on how powerful sin is and how weak we are.
We worry that if we relax for a second, we'll mess up royally and ruin everything. Ironically, our paranoia only serves to make us more conscious of our sinfulness.
Paranoia is just having the right information.
Pronoia is the antidote for paranoia.
It's the understanding that the universe is fundamentally friendly. It's a mode of training your senses and intellect so you're able to perceive the fact that life always gives you exactly what you need, exactly when you need it.
paranoia is just a heightened sense of awareness
My biggest fear is that I become useless or less useful by not being up to date - be it with technology, changing consumers, changing global situations. You continuously have to have a little level of paranoia that forces you to set the bar higher every day.
Candor disarms paranoia.
Perfect paranoia is perfect awareness.
I got this idea about being afraid to let go of something and being afraid of sinking into a state of almost anesthesia, where you have to trust other people. Just the paranoia of it all. And it seemed to suit the frenetic track. So I just wrote it out and, you know, said it.
Paranoia is knowing all the facts.
Just because you're paranoid doesn't mean they aren't after you.
. . . as far as the regime is concerned, well, the play is sheer terror for them. Because they feel, How dare - how dare anybody lift his or her voice in criticism against us? We have the guns. Their level of paranoia and power-drunkenness is unbelievable.
I've always found paranoia to be a perfectly defensible position.
These are the Seven Deadly Sins: Avarice, Envy, Pride, Gluttony, Lust, Anger, Sloth. These are the seven deadly sins: venality, paranoia, insecurity, excess, carnality, contempt, boredom.
Pakistan is alarmed by the rising Indian influence in Afghanistan, and fears that an Afghanistan cleansed of the Taliban would be an Indian client state, thus sandwiching Pakistan between two hostile countries. The paranoia of Pakistan about India's supposed dark machinations should never be underestimated.
Paranoia is the delusion that your enemies are organized.
Strange how paranoia can link up with reality now and then.
The more attention you pay an enemy, the stronger you make him.
Be attentive, but don't be paranoiac.
I don't believe in fate or destiny. I believe in various degrees of hatred, paranoia, and abandonment. However much of that gets heaped upon you doesn't matter - it's only a matter of how much you can take and what it does to you.
There is no such thing as paranoia. Your worst fears can come true at any moment.
A huge part of what animates homophobia among young people is paranoia and fear of their own capacity to be gay themselves.
Paranoia plays into all of us. Trust is a terrifying idea of not knowing who we can rely on.
I believe in the value of paranoia. Business success contains the seeds of its own destruction. The more successful you are, the more people want a chunk of your business and then another chunk and then another until there is nothing left.
I'm a tad paranoid. I think the person in front of me is following me the long way round.
"I know perfectly well that at this moment the whole universe is listening to us," Jean Giraudoux wrote in The Madwoman of Chaillot, "and that every word we say echoes to the remotest star."That poetic paranoia is a perfect description of what the Sun, as a gravitational lens, could do for the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence.
This is a mournful discovery. 1)Those who agree with you are insane 2)Those who do not agree with you are in power.
if you force yourself to be the same as everyone else.
It causes neuroses, psychoses, and paranoia. it's a distortion of nature, it goes against God's laws, for in all the world's woods and forests he did not create a single leaf the same as another.
Behind the hieroglyphic streets there would either be a transcendent meaning, or only the earth.