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"Since PTSD is being exposed to death and the death of someone close, I felt really close to [the soldiers]." - Alice Winocour

"What is a friend if not someone you feel close to, someone you like being with, someone you can confide in and share pleasure with. -Jeremy Malory-" - Johanna Lindsey

"I like being close to the bats." - Don Mattingly

"When someone close to you dies, move seats." - Jimmy Carr

"There is a primal reassurance in being touched, in knowing that someone else, someone close to you, wants to be touching you. There is a bone-deep security that goes with the brush of a human hand, a silent, reflex-level affirmation that someone is near, that someone cares." - Jim Butcher

"I have always drawn strength from being close to home." - Arthur Ashe

"It's hard to conceive of someone who could work for at least a few hours each day for months and years on the same story without it being close enough to their life experience to fuel their commitment." - Rafael Yglesias

"A true community is not just about being geographically close to someone or part of the same social web network. It's about feeling connected and responsible for what happens. Humanity is our ultimate community, and everyone plays a crucial role." - Yehuda Berg

"It's strange to be so physically close to someone who's so distant" - Suzanne Collins

"One of the greatest human longings is to be close to someone." - Kathleen R Fischer

"Profound desire, true desire is the desire to be close to someone." - Paulo Coelho

"I take time to get close to, and I don't immediately throw my arms round someone." - Bernard Arnault

"How wonderful it is to play with someone you feel very close to." - Emanuel Ax

"It is the hardest thing to close the open hand of someone you love." - Luigi Pirandello

"Once you let yourself grow close to someone, cutting the ties could be painful." - Haruki Murakami

"When you get close enough to someone you're never really alone again." - Stephen Baxter

"There are few things more subtly distressing than an inappropriate gift from someone close to you." - Anatole Broyard

"Sometimes you get so close to someone you end up on the other side of them." - Richard Siken

"It's hard to close the door on optimistic expectations when you love someone." - Dennis Lehane

"We're always inventing, even if we're making someone who's fairly close to ourselves." - Alice Mattison

"I know what you go through when you learn someone close to you has died." - Lee Grant

"If you zoom close-if you get really close to someone, if you really get close to yourself-then you lose the other person, you lose yourself entirely. You get so close you can't see anything anymore." - David Levithan

"When you need someone To talk to Or just to be with you Remember there is someone close by That someone is me" - Margaret Jones

"Being close ain't good enough." - Chris Paul

"I've gone from, you know, being too close to politicians, to being too close to entertainers, and people's father that I'm not." - Al Sharpton

"Have you ever felt really close to someone? So close that you can't understand why you and the other person have two separate bodies, two separate skins?" - Nancy Garden

"The best way of being kind to bears is not to be very close to them." - Margaret Atwood

"It is a very vulnerable feeling to lose something very close to your heart or someone very dear to you." - Tara Reid

"It really kind of sucked to be close to someone for so long and then suddenly not be anything anymore." - Cecily Von Ziegesar

"The times I have tried to get close to someone resulted in me feeling threatened and weak." - Henry Rollins

"You know, sometimes when you're too close to someone, it's hard to see who they really are." - Kirsten Miller

"It's easy to watch someone else's life crash and burn, harder to watch your own accident up close." - Patrick Jones

"The worst part of getting close to someone is the part when you have to miss them." - Yasmin Mogahed

"They have gone. And the tunnel is about to close. So, boys, I am looking for someone to blame." - Eoin Colfer

"I know what men want. Men want to be really, really close to someone who will leave them alone." - Elayne Boosler

"Being physically close to extreme power causes one to experience a giddiness, an intoxication." - Maya Angelou

"But there is a difference between cozying up to power and being close to power." - Bono

"We always see our worst selves. Our most vulnerable selves. We need someone else to get close enough to tell us we"re wrong. Someone we trust." - David Levithan

"We always see our worst selves. Our most vulnerable selves. We need someone else to get close enough to tell us we're wrong. Someone we trust." - David Levithan

"I didn't want to spent a lot of close time with someone who believed that fun is a bourgeois indulgence." - Howard Zinn

"If you hear someone scream, you shouldn't close the drapes. You should help. You've got to try." - Shirley Temple

"It was as close as I had ever come to having power over someone, and I equated it with love." - Jill Ciment

"It's tempting to imagine how we could hurt someone close, because it reminds us how fiercely we love them." - Simon Van Booy

"If I even imagined someone talking to my husband too close, I would beat the crap out of them." - Khloe Kardashian

"One day, someone will get too close to the television, and I will pull them into this hell with me." - Pat Sajak

"It's always difficult when someone close to you passes away. But it's really tough when they're on top of you." - Anthony Jeselnik

"Sometimes, when you're close to someone, you miss things. Other people can see them, but you can't." - Tana French

"When someone close to you dies, the line is shifted really drastically about what is meaningful and what isn't." - Phil Elvrum

"Loneliness is never more cruel than when it is felt in close propinquity with someone who has ceased to communicate." - Germaine Greer

"It is possible to take energy from someone else. This is usually done in close, emotional sexual relationships." - Frederick Lenz

"I think I see the difference now, between loving someone from afar and loving someone up close. When you see them up close, you see the real them, but they also get to see the real you." - Jenny Han

"Respect for the truth comes close to being the basis for all morality." - U Thant

"I've never heard of any president being so close to his people." - Ho Chi Minh

"I quite frequently don't look through the camera, which is very close to being blind." - William Eggleston

"For me writing is as close to being an engineer as possible." - Guy Kawasaki

"The worst of prison life, he thought, was not being able to close his door." - Stendhal

"Being close to nature, in general, helps boost a child's attention span." - Richard Louv

"Obedience is a powerful spiritual medicine. It comes close to being a cure-all." - Boyd K. Packer

"There will never be anything more exciting or wonderful than being close to God." - Rick Joyner

"I loved being in Close Encounters, just to watch Steven Spielberg working was exciting." - Bob Balaban

"I am me, not by finding myself, but by being close to other people." - Linn Ullmann

"Respect for the truth comes close to being the basis for all morality." - Frank Herbert

"We are at the edge of an abyss and we're close to being irrevocably lost." - David R Brower

"You shouldn't get too close to the truth, because then maybe you stop being funny." - Bob Newhart

"If you can find someone like that, someone who you can hold and close your eyes to the world with, then you're lucky." - Patrick Rothfuss

"Yes, I'm very close to my family. And being that close to your family, I think you also struggle with how to become your own person." - Linda Cardellini

"Being heard is so close to being loved that for the average person they are almost indistinguishable." - David Augsburger

"of all the deprivations which afflict humankind, none is more dreadful than loneliness. A corrosive, it eats the heart out. People were meant to live by twos, with someone close with whom to share good and bad, to hear breathing in the dark room at night. Being alone is the one unnatural act." - Zelda Popkin

"For me I feel close to the Savior when I can do in a small way for someone else, what He would do if He were there. In a way, that's what being an instrument in all about . . . to make it possible for His love to reach more of His children." - Barbara W. Winder

"I don't have a regular happy family like most people. My parents are separated; my dad married someone else and so did my mom. All my siblings are from my parents' other marriages. So yes, it is complicated, and I don't like talking about it or explaining this to everybody. But all this doesn't stop us from being close to each other." - Shahid Kapoor

"Only a philosopher's mind grows wings, since its memory always keeps it as close as possible to those realities by being close to which the gods are divine." - Plato

"It's hard to give up the being together with someone." - Lois Lowry

"I remember hearing someone say that good acting is more about taking off a mask than putting one on, and in movie acting, certainly that's true. With the camera so close, you can see right down into your soul, hopefully. So being able to do that in a way is terrifying, and in another way, truly liberating. And I like that about it" - Annette Bening

"But she knew that she had encountered one of the more devastating kinds of loneliness in existence: that of being in close contact with someone to whom she was a nonperson, and who thereby rendered her invisible and of no consequence." - Dorothy Gilman

"I don't mind being an only child; never have. I am lucky, though, that I have my friend Emily, who grew-up very close to me and so, there is someone I have shared memories with. I would miss that if I didn't have it, I think." - Jennifer Ehle

"I remember hearing someone say that good acting is more about taking off a mask than putting one on, and in movie acting, certainly that's true. With the camera so close, you can see right down into your soul, hopefully. So being able to do that in a way is terrifying, and in another way, truly liberating. And I like that about it." - Annette Bening

"I would speak up if I see someone being rude to someone." - Michelle Pfeiffer

"If I'm a character, it's a biographical movie. My character is as close to me as possible. As close to being myself as possible. So my character, J. Cole, is very close to Jermaine Cole." - J Cole

"Being someone who had had a very difficult childhood, a very difficult adolescence - it had to do with not quite poverty, but close. It had to do with being brought up in a family where no one spoke English, no one could read or write English. It had to do with death and disease and lots of other things. I was a little prone to depression." - Sherwin B Nuland

"The Church's challenge is staying close to the people, close to the people of the United States, not being a detached Church from the people but close to them, close, close, and this is something that the Church in the United States has understood and understood well." - Pope Francis

"When someone is close by, you just know it." - James Dashner

"The next best thing to being clever is being able to quote someone who is." - Mary Pettibone Poole

"I adore being with Roberta. I adore being in her spiritual light. I adore being close to her talent and gifts." - Peabo Bryson

"The fact that I'm very close with my past relationships is something I pride myself on. My mom is still close to her first husband. It's nice to be able to enjoy someone in a different form." - Kate Bosworth

"The best thing is being really close. The worst thing is being really close." - Joel Madden

"For some people, being free means being free to keep their feet on someone else's chest." - Mike Royko

"Being an actor means being an instrument for someone else. I want to give myself completely." - Catherine Deneuve

"I prefer being wrong in my own way to being right in someone else's." - Yevgeny Zamyatin

"When you know that someone close to you is going to die, there's a natural tendency to want to spend as much time with them as you can." - Nicholas Sparks

"Pay close attention to when you're being the real you & when you're trying to impress an invisible jury." - Derek Sivers

"I grew as close to Madonna as I've ever been to a woman without being romantically involved." - Nile Rodgers

"I like to play these unconventional characters, yes. They're close to the way I feel as a human being." - Ken Stott

"Israel desperately needs peace if it is to come anywhere close to being the 'light unto nations' of Jewish dreams." - Edgar Bronfman Sr

"I don't use cages - I've been surrounded by 150 to 200 sharks, not once ever been close to being bitten." - Michael Muller

"I'd rather play a character that was really, really different to me as to someone who is quite close to my character." - Tom Felton

"It's never nice to lose someone close to you; unfortunately, life goes on, and we have to make peace with it and move on." - Francois Hougaard

"Democracy is itself, a religious faith. For some it comes close to being the only formal religion they have." - E B White

"A fly was very close to being called a land, cause that's what they do half the time." - Mitch Hedberg

"Even being close to L.A., I was always inspired by old movies and Marilyn Monroe and the glamour of Hollywood." - Gwen Stefani

"A fly was very close to being called a land, because that's what it does half the time." - Mitch Hedberg

"I had a very lovely childhood, and, being an only child, I'm very close to my mom and my dad." - Luke Evans

"Sugar Ray Leonard was as close as anyone came after Ali to being Ali, but he wasn't Ali." - Dick Schaap

"We're built to move on. Someone dies, no matter how close you are to them, you move on. That helps in a lot of ways." - Jimmy Iovine

"Sometimes it is better to have someone you mistrust close to you, so that you can keep an eye on him - Chiron" - Rick Riordan

"When we feel that we lack whatever is needed to secure someone else's esteem, we are very close to hating him" - Luc De Clapiers

"We"re built to move on. Someone dies, no matter how close you are to them, you move on. That helps in a lot of ways." - Jimmy Iovine

"I want to be very close to someone I respect and admire and have somebody who feels the same way about me." - Richard Bach

"In life, when stuff happens the instinct is to close off your heart. By leaving your heart open, it leaves room for someone else to come in." - Jane Seymour

"The only way you can really evaluate spiritual advancement is to see how someone treats those who are close to them." - Frederick Lenz

"Nothing is more debilitating than to care about something you can't do anything about. And you can't do anything about your adult children. You can want better for them, and maybe even begin to provide something for them, but in the long run, you cannot do anything about someone else's vibration other than hold them in the best light you can, mentally, and then project that to them. And sometimes, distance makes that much more possible than being up close to them." - Esther Hicks

"And I realize now that that was . . . that's the best way to love someone. Hold them close, know that you're loved, let it wash over you" - Esther Earl

"As anyone who has been close to someone that has committed suicide knows, there is no other pain like that felt after the incident." - Peter Greene

"He was the closest thing I'd ever had to something, or someone, that mattered. But in the end, close didn't count. You were either in, or you weren't." - Sarah Dessen

"And I realize now that that was . . . that's the best way to love someone. Hold them close, know that you're loved, let it wash over you" - Esther Earl

"If you love someone, truly love them, you should never cause them pain. Never fill their eyes with something so close to grief." - Laurell K Hamilton

"Any man who concentrates his energies totally on one passion is, by definition, someone who hurts the people close to him." - Arsene Wenger

"As anyone who has been close to someone that has committed suicide knows, there is no other pain like that felt after the incident." - Peter Green

"If you hug someone goodbye and their response is what the hell are you doing? - you may want to examine you're definition of close friend." - Dov Davidoff

"But she knows she has a curse on her, a curse she cannot win. For if someone gets too close to her, the pins stick further in." - Tim Burton

"And I realize now that that was . . . that's the best way to love someone. Hold them close, know that you're loved, let it wash over you" - Esther Earl

"All you could do was take on as much weight as you can bear. And if you're lucky, there's someone close enough by to shoulder the rest." - Sarah Dessen

"I am not someone who likes cocktail parties or large dinner parties, but I have to attend them often. I much prefer very small dinners with close friends." - Tom Ford

"There's an exercise we do where someone is sat behind you and you're asked to close your eyes and fall backwards. That's acting." - Morgan Freeman

"Having a conversation on a landline is more intimate than talking to someone in person. Your voices are so clear and close - you're in each other's heads." - Rainbow Rowell

"I'm probably the furthest from being romantic that you've ever seen; I'm not even close to being romantic in any way until I have to be." - Brian Mcknight

"I need someone. I need to hold somebody close. And I need more than this holding. I need someone to understand how I feel at a time like now. And the understanding must be part of the holding." - Betty Smith

"People used to say everyone knows someone who's had breast cancer. In the past few weeks, I've learned something else: Everyone has someone close to them who has had breast cancer." - Debbie Wasserman Schultz

"The films that I've made with my company Irish DreamTime are close to my heart. 'The Greatest' being one of them, and 'Evelyn' being another." - Pierce Brosnan

"Having someone who understands is a great blessing for ourselves. Being someone who understands is a great blessing to others." - Janette Oke

"Being yourself is all it takes. If you want to impress someone don't be someone else just be yourself." - Selena Gomez

"Nothing in life means anything unless someone cares, and the whole trick is to keep being that someone." - Robert Breault

"I've always been someone who needs someone with them to poke and annoy. I'm useless at being by myself." - George Ezra

"The thing you want to be able to do is to be well-liked when you retire. I know right now I'm not close to retiring, and I'm not close to being liked." - Kyle Busch

"I grew up as a Christian, and I always think of Jesus as someone right next to us, you know, someone really close, and I never actually saw that onscreen in a way that could be identified." - Diogo Morgado

"I"ve been rereading your story. I think it's about me in a way that might not be flattering, but that's okay. We dream and dream of being seen as we really are and then finally someone looks at us and sees us truly and we fail to measure up. Anyway: story received, story included. You looked at me long enough to see something mysterioso under all the gruff and bluster. Thanks. Sometimes you get so close to someone you end up on the other side of them." - Richard Siken

"I've been rereading your story. I think it's about me in a way that might not be flattering, but that's okay. We dream and dream of being seen as we really are and then finally someone looks at us and sees us truly and we fail to measure up. Anyway: story received, story included. You looked at me long enough to see something mysterioso under all the gruff and bluster. Thanks. Sometimes you get so close to someone you end up on the other side of them." - Richard Siken

"Government is saying to the average citizen every January 1: 'For the next five months you'll be working for us, for goals we shall determine. Is that clear? After May 5 you may look after your own needs and ambitions, but report back to us next January. Now move along.' ... If nearly half of what you make is spent by someone else, that means that half your work time is spent working for someone else. Call me a radical, but I think that comes dangerously close to being a form of indentured servitude." - Dick Armey

"When your whole being is attracted to someone else's whole being, then I think that is someone you were meant to be connected with at some point." - Lily Collins

"I can't say that I was my happiest on court, but I felt completely free. Free from family obligations, free from my own torment. In a real sense I was a different person. It was a place where I could not tolerate the idea of being beaten. I psyched myself up into a state where I felt something close to hatred towards my opponent, a state where I detested the idea of someone making his name at the expense of Jimmy Connors. I was in my element on court, measuring myself against someone else. I was not competitive for show. It came from deep within." - Jimmy Connors

"If you want to be faithful to someone, start by being faithful to yourself." - Paulo Coelho

"Being an entrepreneur simply means being someone who wants to make a difference to other people's lives." - Richard Branson

"There is a world of difference between being friendly to someone because they're useful to you and being someone's friend." - John Ortberg

"The closest thing to being cared for is to care for someone else." - Carson Mccullers

"The first condition of education is being able to put someone to wholesome and meaningful work." - John Ruskin

"Being myself didn't work. Being someone else didn't work. Maybe I just wasn't meant to have friends." - Yeardley Smith

"Being pregnant was a lot like being a child again. There was always someone telling you what to do." - Emily Oster

"Being cool is being your own self, not doing something that someone else is telling you to do." - Vanessa Hudgens

"...knowing that to be a librarian was to come as close as any human being can to sitting in the peak-seat of eternity's engine." - Stephen King

"Being able to laugh at a situation can help you hang on to your perspective. And there's an intimacy in laughter that nothing else can come close to." - Eric Mabius

"The only way to avoid being unhappy is to close yourself up in Art and to count for nothing all the rest." - Gustave Flaubert



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