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"I'd never been a good damsel in distress. I was a "hands-on" damsel." - Jennifer Armintrout

"I put out an ad in the classifieds: 'Wanted, superhero. I'm a damsel in distress'." - Michelle Trachtenberg

"I don't do damsel in distress very well. It's hard for me to play a victim." - Scarlett Johansson

"I might be the only chick in the group, but that didn't make me the damsel in distress." - Jeaniene Frost

"This isn't a romance. You're not a damsel in distress and I'm not the handsome prince come to save you." - CJ Roberts

"When I look around the world, I don't see too many damsels in distress. If they're a damsel in distress, they're manipulating some guy to help them." - Sigourney Weaver

"I'm not a damsel and there is no distress" - Carrie Jones

"I'm not a damsel and there is no distress" - Carrie Jones

"There's damsels in distress out there, and we got all this beer." - Jimmy Buffett

"What makes you think I'm giving you a ride?" "Because I'm a damsel in distress," she said. "And you are a knight in whatever. A really dirty car." - Neil Gaiman

"So are you going to be my knight in shining armor or what?' Kent does a little bow. 'You know I can't resist a damsel in distress." - Lauren Oliver

"I just don't want to be the damsel in distress. I'll scream on the balcony, but you've got to let me do a little action here." - Kirsten Dunst

"I don't damsel well. Distress, I can do. Damseling? Not so much." - James Patterson

"Your love in a cottage is hungry, Your vine is a nest for flies- Your milkmaid shocks the Graces, And simplicity talks of pies! You lie down to your shady slumber And wake with a bug in your ear, And your damsel that walks in the morning Is shod like a mountaineer." - Nathaniel Parker Willis

"Remember that you are not a damsel in distress, waiting for some prince to rescue you. Forget that prince. With your brain and your resourcefulness, you can rescue yourself." - Brad Meltzer

"Mosca said nothing. The word 'damsel' rankled with her. She suddenly thought of the clawed girl from the night before, jumping the filch on an icy street. Much the same age and build as Beamabeth, and far more beleaguered. What made a girl a 'damsel in distress'? Were they not allowed claws? Mosca had a hunch that if all damsels had claws they would spend a lot less time 'in distress'." - Frances Hardinge

"Mosca said nothing. The word "damsel" rankled with her. She suddenly thought of the clawed girl from the night before, jumping the filch on an icy street. Much the same age and build as Beamabeth, and far more beleaguered. What made a girl a "damsel in distress"? Were they not allowed claws? Mosca had a hunch that if all damsels had claws they would spend a lot less time "in distress"." - Frances Hardinge

"I think that young women and little girls need to see that they don't have to be the damsel in distress. They don't have to not show their strength. They don't have to be whatever the stereotype is or the tropes that we go to in our minds." - Octavia Spencer

"I used to have an eBay addiction. I was really good at selling stuff. My sister needed to get to a funeral in Ireland - the airlines were on strike - so I listed her on eBay: damsel in distress. Guys were outbidding guys to be the hero and help her. A guy who owned a helicopter won." - James Blunt

"...as your father, my instinct is to protect you ... Other people will want to protect you too. But remember that you are not a damsel in distress, waiting for some prince to rescue you. Forget the prince. With your brain and your resourcefulness, you can rescue yourself." - Brad Meltzer

"Going to spring break at Ft. Lauderdale, getting drunk and flashing your breasts isn't an act of personal empowerment. It's you, so fashioned and programmed by the construct of a patriarchal society that you no longer know what's best for yourself. A damsel too dumb to know she is even in distress." - Chuck Palahniuk

"When I was a child I liked watching shows about bounty hunters and Canadian Mounties. I liked the 'Lone Ranger,' I liked shows where the guy saved the girl from the villain. I just liked those kinds of things and I wanted to be a guy like that, you know, that would save the damsel in distress." - Duane Chapman

"Deal first with whatever is causing you the greatest emotional distress. Often this will break the logjam in your work and free you up mentally to complete (the) other tasks." - Brian Tracy

"Especially in entertainment geared toward young people, the women are much stronger than they used to be. There's not really the damsel in distress anymore. I think the stereotype still possibly lives in different genre pictures but, in entertainment for the younger generation, they're used to women being equal and being strong. I think if you don't portray that, it would be kind of weird." - Jessica Alba

"Guinevere has been done quite a few times, especially as a mature young woman, who either is the damsel in distress or the warrior, strong-willed woman. Chris wanted a variety of things in this Guinevere. He predominately wanted her to be real and natural, and make mistakes and be passionate, and be the feisty young girl, but then also completely naive, innocent and ignorant, at the same time." - Tamsin Egerton

"When coming up with Wonder Woman cover designs, sometimes people will pitch ideas to me, either the writer or the editor. And it's interesting, because I know they're not trying to, but they end up pitching things that end up feeling like damsel-in-distress covers, where the tension comes from her needing to be rescued somehow. And it's something I immediately push back against." - Cliff Chiang

"Want to talk third wave feminism, you could cite Ariel Levy and the idea that women have internalized male oppression. Going to spring break at Fort Lauderdale, getting drunk, and flashing your breasts isn't an act of personal empowerment. It's you, so fashioned and programmed by the construct of patriarchal society that you no longer know what's best for yourself. A damsel too dumb to even know she's in distress." - Chuck Palahniuk

"Before the Prince can save the damsel in distress, he has to slay the dragons that surround her castle. So do we all. Those dragons are our demons, our wounds, our egos, our brilliant ways of denying love to ourselves and others. The ego's patterns have to be rooted out, detoxed from our system, before the pure love within us can have a chance to come forth." - Marianne Williamson

"And there they placed a peacock in his pride, Before the damsel." - Alfred Tennyson

"A damsel is a genius in the daytime and a beauty at night." - Oscar Wilde

"Patience will benefit you in every hour, every time and every opportunity. It helps you to overcome your opponent, howsoever strong he may be. It will help you in times of distress and hardships, in battles and in war and peace." - Abd al-Karim Qasim

"Depend upon it; from every condition of distress or evil, there is a great reaction, and the greater the distress or evil, the greater the reaction." - Theodore Dreiser

"We cannot rely on ourselves, for we have learned by bitter experience the folly of self-confidence. We are compelled to look to the Lord alone. Blessed is the wind that drives the ship into the harbor. Blessed is the distress that forces us to rest in our God." - Charles Spurgeon

"In times of distress strengthen your heart." - Samuel ibn Naghrillah

"Fortitude is a great help in distress." - Plautus

"The superior man is satisfied and composed; the mean man is always full of distress." - Confucius

"The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly; it is dearness only that gives everything its value. I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress and grow brave by reflection. 'Tis the business of little minds to shrink; but he whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves his conduct, will pursue his principles unto death." - Thomas Paine

"If you love the justice of Jesus Christ more than you fear human judgment then you will seek to do compassion. Compassion means that if I see my friend and my enemy in equal need, I shall help them both equally. Justice demands that we seek and find the stranger, the broken, the prisoner and comfort them and offer them our help. Here lies the holy compassion of God that causes the devils much distress." - Mechthild of Magdeburg

"People in distress never think that you feel enough." - Samuel Johnson

"The mind is ever ingenious in making its own distress." - Oliver Goldsmith

"When people fall in deep distress, their native sense departs." - Sophocles

"I do not stare at a gentleman in distress." - Arthur Balfour

"I have a fetish for damsels in distress." - SebastiAn

"Beauty in distress is much the most affecting beauty." - Edmund Burke

"True benevolence or compassion, extends itself through the whole of existence and sympathizes with the distress of every creature capable of sensation." - Joseph Addison

"Can wealth give happiness? look around and see, what gay distress! what splendid misery! Whatever fortunes lavishly can pour, the mind annihilates and calls for more." - Andrew Young

"I have a fetish for damsels in distress." "Do' be sexist." "Not at all. My services are also available to gentlemen in distress. It's an equal opportunity fetish." - Cassandra Clare

"I have a fetish for damsels in distress." "Don't be sexist." "Not at all. My services are also available to gentlemen in distress. It's an equal opportunity fetish." - Cassandra Clare

"Virtue in distress, and vice in triumph make atheists of mankind." - John Dryden

"A soldier's time is passed in distress and danger, or in idleness and corruption." - Samuel Johnson

"I want to live in a place where strangers rush to help someone in distress." - Ian Mcewan

"No one hath seen beauty in its highest lustre who hath never seen it in distress." - Henry Fielding

"Through the years, I have helped thousands of children who were ill or in distress." - Michael Jackson

"Whoever is in the distress can call me. I will come running wherever they are." - Princess Diana

"Whoever is in the distress can call me. I will come running wherever they are." - Diana, Princess of Wales

"Whenever you hold a fellow creature in distress, remember that he is a man." - Lucius Annaeus Seneca

"When you see a man in distress, recognize him as a fellow man." - Lucius Annaeus Seneca

"Whenever you hold a fellow creature in distress, remember that he is a man." - Seneca the Younger

"The planet is in distress and all of the attention is on Paris Hilton." - Al Gore

"The real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength from distress, and grows brave by reflection." - Thomas Paine

"I think places that need the rubber duck the most are the ones in distress." - Florentijn Hofman

"When you see a man in distress, recognize him as a fellow man." - Seneca the Younger

"Presence of mind and courage in distress, Are more than arrives to procure success?" - John Dryden

"The next summer, 1794, corn grew dear, and distress began in our land." - Joanna Southcott

"Commercial distress in any great business center will the more surely create widespread disaster." - Josiah Strong

"Affliction's sons are brothers in distress; A brother to relieve, how exquisite the bliss!" - Robert Burns

"For a strolling damsel a doubtful reputation bears." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Time removes distress." - Terence

"With an open trade in corn and a fixed duty we should have every man in the country fully fed and happy, instead of our present situation in which so much distress exists - distress of our own producing." - Joseph Hume

"Strong as man and tender as woman, they welcome you in every mood, and never turn from you in distress." - John Alfred Landford

"To Mercy, Pity, Peace and Love All pray in their distress, And to these virtues of delight Return their thankfulness." - William Blake

"All the other pleasures of life seem to wear out, but the pleasure of helping others in distress never does." - Julius Rosenwald

"I equal parts loved him and could not stand him. I couldn't wake him to share in my distress." - Elizabeth Gilbert

"The best way of worshiping God is in allaying the distress of the times and improving the condition of mankind." - Abulfazzi

"People in distress will sometimes prefer a problem that is familiar to a solution that is not." - Neil Postman

"Cold, impossible, ahead Lifts the mountain's lovely head Whose white waterfall could bless Travellers in their last distress." - W H Auden

"To Mercy, Pity, Peace, and Love All pray in their distress; And to these virtues of delight Return their thankfulness." - William Blake

"Without realizing it, the individual composes his life according to the laws of beauty even in times of great distress.." - Milan Kundera

"Very few things in life are worthy of the kind of emotional distress we put ourselves through." - John Mayer

"I thought of myself as a species of knight errant attacking dragons single-handedly and rescuing musical virtue in distress." - Virgil Thomson

"Sookie is always in distress, it wouldn't be 'True Blood' if someone wasn't trying to kill her." - Anna Paquin

"Without realizing it, the individual composes his life according to the laws of beauty even in times of greatest distress." - Milan Kundera

"In the hour of my distress, When temptations me oppress, And when I my sins confess, Sweet Spirit, comfort me." - Robert Herrick

"Watch yourself as you go about your daily business and later reflect on what you saw, trying to identify the sources of distress in your life and thinking about how to avoid that distress." - Epictetus

"Let's cause some senators distress." - Peggy Noonan

"Your love in a cottage is hungry, Your vine is a nest for flies - Your milkmaid shocks the Graces, And simplicity talks of pies! You lie down to your shady slumber And wake with a bug in your ear, Any your damsel that walks in the morning Is shod like a mountaineer." - Nathaniel Parker Willis

"Poesy is a beauteous damsel, chaste, honourable, discreet, witty, retired, and who keeps herself within the limits of propriety. She is a friend of solitude; fountains entertain her, meadows console her, woods free her from ennui, flowers delight her; in short, she gives pleasure and instruction to all with whom she communicates." - Miguel De Cervantes

"In dancing the Alman the young men sometimes steal the damsels from their partners and he who has been robbed seeks to obtain another damsel. But I do not hold with this behaviour because it may lead to quarrels and heart burning." - Thoinot Arbeau

"The unicorn, through its intemperance and not knowing how to control itself, for the love it bears to fair maidens forgets its ferocity and wildness; and laying aside all fear it will go up to a seated damsel and go to sleep in her lap, and thus the hunters take it." - Leonardo Da Vinci

"O, thou beautiful damsel, may the four oceans Of the earth contribute the secretion of milk In thy breasts for the purpose for improving The bodily strength of the child O, thou with the beautiful face, may the child Reared on your milk, attain a long life, like The gods made immortal with drinks of nectar" - Sushruta

"Finally she faltered; Saw at last, forsooth, Every gaudy color Is a bit of truth. Then the gates were opened; Miracles were seen; That instructed damsel Donned a gown of green; Wore it in a churchyard, All arrayed with care; And a painted rainbow Shone above her there." - Nathalia Crane

"You pray in your distress and in your need; would that you might also pray in the fullness of your joy and in your days of abundance." - Khalil Gibran

"One should never be very forward in offering spiritual consolations to those in distress. These, to be of any service, must be self-evolved in the first instance." - Samuel Taylor Coleridge

"Erring, I wandered in the wilderness, In passion's grave nigh sinking, powerless; Now deeply I repent, in sore distress, That I kept not the statutes of the King!" - Ramban

"Earth is a merry damsel, and heaven a knight so true" - Emily Dickinson

"Well maybe the princess shouldnt be a damsel and she can save herself." - Anita Sarkeesian

"These are rare attainments for a damsel, but pray tell me, can she spin?" - James I of England

"In my experience flying search-and-rescue missions, the greatest single variable contributing to successful rescues was the preparedness and expertise of the person(s) in distress." - Tom Gross

"There is no distress so complete but that even in the most critical moments the inexplicable sunrise of hope is seen in its depths." - Victor Hugo

"You shouldn't own common stocks if a 50 per cent decrease in their value in a short period of time would cause you acute distress." - Warren Buffett

"The root-trouble of the present distress is that the Church has more faith in the world and the flesh than in the Holy Ghost." - Samuel Chadwick

"Someone who has a disability is not necessarily in distress. You may be embarrassing and inconveniencing someone by butting in and making assumptions." - Mallory Ortberg

"I think, in all honesty, the first place that someone in emotional distress should turn is their loved ones, and then to use professionals..." - Peter Kinderman

"Born in iniquity and conceived in sin, the spirit of nationalism has never ceased to bend human institutions to the service of dissension and distress." - Thorstein Veblen

"The stirrings of morality emerge early in childhood. Toddlers spontaneously offer toys and help to others and try to comfort people they see in distress." - Steven Pinker

"In my early days in Hollywood I tried to be economical. I designed my own clothes, much to my mother's distress." - Gene Tierney

"People in distress behave in a stressful way. They aren't all sweetness and light. They don't behave well when they are unhappy. That's just what I've observed." - Penelope Wilton

"Too frequent rewards indicate that the general is at the end of his resources; too frequent punishments that he is in acute distress." - Sun Tzu

"Have charity towards all beings. Pity those who are in distress. Love all creatures. Do not be jealous of anyone. Look not to the faults of others." - Swami Vivekananda

"A man, who can, in cold blood, hunt and torture a poor, innocent animal, cannot feel much compassion for the distress of his own species." - Frederick The Great

"Just as the Torah and Bible teach concern for those in distress, the Koran instructs all Muslims to make caring for widows, orphans, and refugees a priority." - Greg Mortenson

"he wouldn't mention, now or then, the illegal nine-millimeter automatic he had in his pocket. Why distress the woman you loved with minor details?" - Nora Roberts

"Don't let circumstances distress you. Rather, look for the will of God for your life to be revealed in and through those circumstances." - Billy Graham

"Ordinary human concern for human distress does not manifest itself ordinarily in the form of a gun aimed at the wallets and earnings of one's neighbors." - Ayn Rand

"The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress and grow." - Thomas Paine

"All desp'rate hazards courage do create, As he plays frankly, who has least estate; Presence of mind, and courage in distress, Are more than armies, to procure success." - John Dryden

"We ought never to sport with pain and distress in any of our amusements, or treat even the meanest insect with wanton cruelty." - Hugh Blair

"Misfortune, like a creditor severe, But rises in demand for her delay; She makes a scourge of past prosperity To sting thee more and double thy distress." - Edward Young

"A man who can, in cold blood, hunt and torture a poor, innocent animal, cannot feel much compassion for the distress of his own species." - Frederick The Great

"Our nature holds so much envy and malice that our pleasure in our own advantages is not so great as our distress at others'." - Plutarch

"We may have uneasy feelings for seeing a creature in distress without pity; for we have not pity unless we wish to relieve them." - Samuel Johnson

"If, like the prophet Noah, you have patience in the distress of the flood, Calamity turns aside, and the desire of a thousand years comes forth." - Hafez

"Journey over, sorrowless, freed in every way, and with all bonds broken - for such a man there is no more distress." - Gautama Buddha

"The supreme need in every hour of difficulty and distress is for a fresh vision of God. Seeing Him, all else takes on proper perspective and proportion." - G. Campbell Morgan

"At a certain depth of distress, the poor, in their stupor, groan no longer over evil, and are no longer thankful for good." - Victor Hugo

"You guys on the white horses keep trying to save women in distress, not realizing you just end up with a distressed woman." - Laura Schlessinger

"I think it very wrong to pray for people while they are in distress and then not to continue praying, now with thanksgiving, when they are relieved." - C S Lewis

"Nurture strength of spirit to shield you in sudden misfortune. But do not distress yourself with imaginings. Many fears are born of fatigue and loneliness." - Max Ehrmann

"The non permanent appearance of happiness and distress, and their disappearance in due course, are like the appearance and disappearance of summer and winter seasons." - Bhagavad Gita

"It is heartbreaking to see so many animals in distress through the Gulf Coast region. Many of them are frightened, confused, hungry, dehydrated and lost." - Doris Day

"Help someone in distress and you lighten your own burden; the very joy of alleviating the sorrow of another is the lessening of one's own." - Fulton J Sheen

"More skillful in self-knowledge, even more pure, As tempted more; more able to endure, As more exposed to suffering and distress." - William Wordsworth

"I wanted no confidante in my distress. I deserved none, and I wanted none. I had taken the burden upon myself; let me bear it alone." - Anne Bronte

"In April one seldom feels cheerful; Dry stones, sun and dust make me fearful; Clairvoyants distress me, Commuters depress me- Met Stetson and gave him an earful." - Wendy Cope

"More skilful in self-knowledge, even more pure, As tempted more; more able to endure, As more exposed to suffering and distress." - William Wordsworth

"By poeticizing love, we imagine in those we love virtues that they often do not possess; this then becomes the source of constant mistakes and constant distress." - Anton Chekhov

"It is heartrending to read the entries in many an old family Bible - the records of suffering, distress, and blasted hopes." - Alice Morse Earle

"I believe that, as long as there is plenty, poverty is evil. Government belongs wherever evil needs an adversary and there are people in distress." - Robert Kennedy

"Let your heart feel for the afflictions and distress of everyone, and let your hand give in proportion to your purse." - George Washington

"'Oscar Wao' for example cohered in a period of terrible distress. All the novels that I wanted to write were not happening." - Junot Diaz

"Innovation requires resources to invest, and you can see many companies pulling back and going into an intense protective mode in a major extended period of financial distress." - Peter Senge

"Jesus was a community organizer, Pontius Pilate was a governor. And perhaps they should understand the role of a community organizer is to help people in distress." - Donna Brazile

"When you are in deep distress and cannot restrain some expression of it, sit down and write out a harsh letter venting your anger. But don't send it." - Donald T. Phillips

"The return to solid values is always hard... Distress, panic, and hard times have marked our pathway in returning to solid values." - James A Garfield

"Being human, we would expel from our lives physical pain and mental anguish and assure ourselves of continual ease and comfort, but if we were to close the doors upon sorrow and distress, we might be excluding our greatest friends and benefactors. Suffering can make saints of people as they learn patience, long-suffering, and self-mastery." - Spencer W. Kimball

"Three fires is the international distress signal." - Joe Teti

"Religion gives a dignity to distress." - James Hervey

"A deep distress has humanised my soul." - William Wordsworth

"A deep distress hath humanised my Soul." - William Wordsworth

"One may survive distress, but not disgrace." - Proverbs



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