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Famous Quotes & Quotations About Paranoia:

But when I first got cancer, after the initial shock and the fear and paranoia and crying and all that goes with cancer - that word means to most people ultimate death - I decided to see what I could do to take that negative and use it in a positive way.
~ Herbie Mann.

Closing these two books, a reader senses that Joan Crawford, idol of an age, would have made an exemplary prison matron, possibly at Buchenwald. She had the requisite sadism, paranoia and taste for violence.
~ Harriet van Horne.

Coming from Canada, being a writer and Jewish as well, I have impeccable paranoia credentials.
~ Mordecai Richler.

I always feel like an interloper when I do serious drama. It's my own paranoia.
~ Johnny Vegas.

I am a kind of paranoiac in reverse. I suspect people of plotting to make me happy.
~ J.D. Salinger.

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.
~ Henry Rollins.

I think paranoia can be instructive in the right doses. Paranoia is a skill.
~ John Shirley.

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.
~ Cher.

Imagine a thousand more such daily intrusions in your life, every hour and minute of every day, and you can grasp the source of this paranoia, this anger that could consume me at any moment if I lost control.
~ Jack Henry Abbott.

It is in our interests to let the police and their employers go on believing that the Underground is a conspiracy, because it increases their paranoia and their inability to deal with what is really happening. As long as they look for ringleaders and documents they will miss their mark, which is that proportion of every personality which belongs in the Underground.
~ Germaine Greer.

Just because you're paranoid doesn't mean they aren't after you.
~ Kurt Cobain.

Just because you're paranoid doesn't mean that they're not out to get you.
~ Author Unknown.

Let's not become so worried about not offending anybody that we lose the ability to distinguish between respect and paranoia.
~ Larry King.

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.
~ Sydney Schanberg.

Paranoia is an illness I contracted in institutions. It is not the reason for my sentences to reform school and prison. It is the effect, not the cause.
~ Jack Henry Abbott.

Paranoia will get you through times of no enemies better than enemies will get you through times of no paranoia.
~ Pete Granger.

People can get obsessed with romance, they can get obsessed with political paranoia, they can get obsessed with horror. It's isn't the fault of the subject matter that creates the obsession, I don't think.
~ Adam Arkin.

Pol Pot carried out through the years enormous purges against his own followers because of his paranoia.
~Sydney Schanberg.

Princess Rose should indeed be a TV movie, assuming something doesn't go wrong. I don't know how good a movie it will be, because the way movie folk think is different from the way writers think, and I distrust what isn't done my way. This is what I call a healthy paranoia.
~ Piers Anthony.

Self Test for Paranoia: You know you have it when you can't think of anything that's your own fault.
~ Author Unknown.

Sometimes paranoia's just having all the facts.
~ William S. Burroughs.

There's a deep-seated paranoia that Americans have about not being Americans or something.
~ Billy Joel.

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