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Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Quotes


"Nothing like a little post-traumatic stress disorder to make your day complete." - Woody Allen

"The portrayal of post-traumatic stress disorder and things like that felt really big and important." - Krysten Ritter

"The thing about post-traumatic stress disorder, we know about one in five, about 20 percent of individuals that are exposed to a direct traumatic stress will develop this disorder." - Dale Archer

"In World War One, they called it shell shock. Second time around, they called it battle fatigue. After 'Nam, it was post-traumatic stress disorder." - Jan Karon

"The backlash to [Sarah] Palin`s comments was swift, with veterans and veterans` groups criticizing the apparent politicization of post-traumatic stress disorder." - Chris Hayes

"Her [Sarah Palin] son went to Iraq under George W. Bush, but it gives us a chance to explain what post-traumatic stress disorder is." - Jon Soltz

"I think if we really break it down and talk about post-traumatic stress disorder, it`s very different than the way Sarah Palin explained it." - Jon Soltz

"Sarah Palin, suggesting her son`s arrest on domestic violence charges was a result of post-traumatic stress disorder and partially due to President Obama`s lack of respect for men and women in uniform." - Chris Hayes

"I was shocked [of Sarah Palin ], because beating up, you know, your girlfriend, your spouse, or acts of violence aren`t one of the core symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder." - Jon Soltz

"Not only did I think that Sarah Palin doesn`t understand what post-traumatic stress disorder is, I thought she gave veterans a poor name by sort of arguing that this is something that`s common in our community." - Jon Soltz

"She [Sarah Palin] by no - has any basic understanding of what post -traumatic stress disorder is, so I think it gives the rest of us an opportunity to have a real conversation about some of these problems." - Jon Soltz

"Post-traumatic stress disorder didn't surface as a condition until 1980... that fact was very relevant when I remember back to how these men behaved. A lot of walking on eggshells was required for wives and children." - Matthew Nable

"I mean, they call it Stockholm Syndrome and post traumatic stress disorder. And, you know, I had no free will. I had virtually no free will until I was separated from them for about two weeks." - Patty Hearst

"Virtual simulations allow post-traumatic stress disorder sufferers to re-experience the events that traumatized them, and then slowly desensitize themselves to their impact through repeated recreations involving not just sight and sound but even smell." - Douglas Rushkoff

"Men and women who have served in harm's way experience higher rates of divorce and suicide. Many battle the debilitating effects and stigma associated with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder." - Ron Wyden

"The Republican Party, I really believe, suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder from years and years of bullying and taunting. The Republican Party is Jonathan Martin. The Democrat Party and the media are Richie Incognito." - Rush Limbaugh

"There`s three sort of fundamental things that happen when someone`s suffering from these issues [post-traumatic stress disorder ]. First, they get intrusive thoughts.The second issue is you become startled quickly.And the third key point is it`s avoidance.Those are the three sort of pillar fundamentals of what we consider post-traumatic stress, not violence against someone who`s close to you. There`s just a huge misunderstanding." - Jon Soltz

"Disorder. But completeness..." - Milton Resnick

"When Sarah Palin goes out and says this [about her son] is because of this [ post- traumatic stress disorder], it`s actually not because of this. And now it sort of gives the idea that all veterans are going to pick up a weapon and shoot somebody, or all veterans are going to hit somebody." - Jon Soltz

"She [Sarah Palin] doesn`t quite understand the issue [post-traumatic stress disorder] and, you know, if she`s going to continue to be in this space, hopefully she can do some homework and make some policy recommendation that are relevant to fixing the problem." - Jon Soltz

"I have also Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, and I wouldn't have survived that if not for music. So I think for me, music was a soothing thing and it was also a place where you could say all the stuff that you couldn't say anywhere else." - Sinead O'Connor

"Post traumatic stress disorder starts out with nightmares, flashbacks and actually reliving the event. And this happens over and over and over and over in your mind. If you let it go on, it can become chronic and become hard if not impossible to treat." - Dale Archer

"And I think that it's - the military has actually made improvements, so people are considering post-traumatic stress disorder as, at the least, a possible psychological problem. You know, when I was in Vietnam, it was just considered malingering. And we're making progress." - Karl Marlantes

"Positive psychology is not remotely intended to replace therapy or pharmacology. So when depressed, anxious or in panic or post-traumatic stress disorder, I am all for therapies that will work. Positive psychology is another arrow in the quiver of public policy and psychology through which we can raise wellbeing above zero." - Martin Seligman

"I find Jessica Jones a much more interesting character to write for than Wonder Woman. Wonder Woman is so noble and heroic, and I don't find that as interesting as one who's really damaged and flawed and has post-traumatic stress disorder." - Melissa Rosenberg

"One challenge is trying to extend access to more poorly served communities in rural areas and in the inner city. Sometimes you have kids who are suffering from trauma and post-traumatic stress disorder, and they have no way of getting access to the remedies that are available to them." - Scott Stossel

"Many of the soldiers suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder, and have not been supported by the government when they've requested psychological help. Of course, the prisoners continue to suffer physically and psychologically. Much needs to be done - torture has a negative impact on everyone it touches, including us, Americans, as a nation." - Rory Kennedy

"I had an attachment disorder." - Dave Pelzer

"I think the American people recognize is after a decade of war it's time to do some nation building here at home. And what we can now do is free up some resources, to, for example, put Americans back to work, especially our veterans, rebuilding our roads, our bridges, our schools, making sure that, you know, our veterans are getting the care that they need when it comes to post-traumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injury, making sure that the certifications that they need for good jobs of the future are in place." - Barack Obama

"My brother is a doctor and he will take care of post-traumatic stress. I think he'll do it for free." - Wladimir Klitschko

"The fact is, psychiatric help is not widely available to CIA agents - and as in the military, there is a stigma attached to admitting post-traumatic stress." - Michael Hastings

"Politics makes strange post-masters." - Kin Hubbard

"I was becoming post-ideological." - Christopher Hitchens

"Worrying about scarcity is our culture's version of post-traumatic stress. It happens when we've been through too much, and rather than coming together to heal (which requires vulnerability) we're angry and scared and at each other's throats." - Brene Brown

"I thought, I might not look my best, I've forgotten half the words to my songs and I'm suffering from post-traumatic stress, but I've just got to get out there and do it." - Marc Almond

"I think I ran so hard and so fast, in a lot of ways, from my life and I kind of took a fall. It was like - what do they call it? - post-traumatic stress syndrome." - Rose Mcgowan

"I have this helicopter crash, and I fall in love with this man who was in the crash with me. I must have been suffering from post-traumatic stress syndrome." - Christie Brinkley

"Rap is stress, but it pays great." - Drake

"Post-traumatic stress, that's why the soldiers need marijuana, is for their mental health. It makes them feel better so that they don't have the horrors of war in their mind all the time. And the government won't allow them to have it, because it's illegal - federally. It's absurd." - Jesse Ventura

"Post-traumatic shock,' said Shaun. 'He thinks he's a boa constrictor." - Mira Grant

"I had post-traumatic amnesia, five-second memory, it happens as a result of brain injury." - Richard Hammond

"In times of stress, be bold and valiant." - Horace

"Today I create a stress-free world for myself." - Louise Hay

"Stress never feels as natural as peace does" - Byron Katie

"Babies have much higher levels of stress in childcare." - Mem Fox

"Gaiety - a quality of ordinary men. Genius always presupposes some disorder in the machine." - Denis Diderot

"Work: a dangerous disorder affecting high public functionaries who want to go fishing." - Ambrose Bierce

"People who fear disorder more than injustice will only produce more of both." - William Sloane Coffin

"Order and disorder', said the speaker, 'they each have their beauty." - Orson Scott Card

"Order marches with weighty and measured strides; disorder is always in a hurry." - Napoleon Bonaparte

"I joined a small but growing post-Trotskyite Luxembourgist sect." - Christopher Hitchens

"People realize that we're very good at sending people to war, but we're not good at taking care of them. And people are coming back from war now; years ago, they would have been killed, now they're wounded; and they're coming back alive and with post-traumatic stress. So, I think Americans are sensible enough to know we've got to figure out a way to take care of them." - Anna Deavere Smith

"Here, we have a country that is making its veterans, people who are struggling with post-traumatic stress, people who are struggling with depression, who often they're only hope is their access to marijuana to treat these illnesses, and here we are criminalizing them for doing what's necessary to stabilize their lives as a result of their service. This is not who we are as a country. We are better than this." - Cory Booker

"Marijuana makes the best bio-diesel fuel on the planet, so it can make you energy. It grows 15 feet a summer, so it's a renewable resource. It makes better paper than wood does. It makes clothing. Medical-wise, it's stopping seizures, it's working for post-traumatic stress, they're even finding that it's curing cancer in certain cases. I mean, this is a remarkable plant. Now, for those that smoke it recreationally, to feel good, what's wrong with that? That's mental health." - Jesse Ventura

"Everyone was willing to take some small risk to lessen the damage of their ambition and disorder and lawlessness." - Kristin Cashore

"I gravitate towards the utopian potentials of digital space (post race, post gender, post human etc.), but understand that people live in real bodies that experience real consequences based on how they are gendered, sexed, raced and classed." - Saya Woolfalk

"I think a certain amount of stress in life is good. The stress of just working, which takes effort - I think it keeps you going." - Anthony Hopkins

"England's not a bad country. It's just a mean, cold, ugly, divided, tired, clapped-out, post-imperial, post-industrial slag-heap covered in polystyrene hamburger cartons." - Margaret Drabble

"Stress is basically a disconnection from the earth, a forgetting of the breath." - Natalie Goldberg

"All stress is ultimately related to loss or the fear of loss." - David Simon

"Stress comes from within; it is your reaction to circumstances, not the circumstances themselves." - Brian Tracy

"Stress is something that makes you feel you can't be yourself." - Penney Peirce

"Retirement means no pressure, no stress, no heartache... unless you play golf." - Gene Perret

"Money stress is what used to remind me of my Dad most." - Ted Rall

"For most of my life, I have eaten to deal with stress." - Barney Frank

"Romance no longer looked like so much fun, more like a repetitive stress injury..." - Carol Anshaw

"I believe that stress is a factor in any bad health." - Christopher Shays

"The stress of making small talk with in-laws is called being part of a family." - Judith Martin

"We should be asking: How do we respond to a post-Christian society?" - Philip Yancey

"I think the adjective post-modernist really means mannerist. Books about books is fun but frivolous." - Angela Carter

"The Denver Post has actually hired an editor to promote pot." - Bill O'Reilly

"The Washington Post was interesting because it's such a politically minded newspaper." - Rachel Mcadams

"We want it to be a post- election coverage of the president-elect." - Kellyanne Conway

"I think our motto should be, post-9-11, raghead talks tough, raghead faces consequences." - Ann Coulter

"Villainy that is vigilant will be an overmatch for virtue, if she slumber at her post." - Charles Caleb Colton

"The President's post should not be politicised. Once a president is elected, he is above politics." - Abdul Kalam

"A lot of people don't know I can sing because I don't, like, post it everywhere." - Sarah Hyland

"Symptoms like anxiety, depression, aggression, alcohol or drug use, are responses to physical and emotional pain that has its roots in traumatic experiences from childhood and later in life." - Jed Diamond

"I think people who suffer from depression, unless it's post-traumatic, are probably going to struggle with it for their whole life." - Christina Ricci

"LOVE, n. A temporary insanity curable by marriage or by removal of the patient from the influences under which he incurred the disorder." - Ambrose Bierce

"I think depression creates in me an urgent need to write, but I also believe that daily stress, and even the positive stress of intense happiness, can compel me to express myself through the written word." - Francesca Lia Block

"If you had to define stress, it would not be far off if you said it was the process of living. The process of living is the process of having stress imposed on you and reacting to it." - Stanley J. Sarnoff

"You all know I have terminal cancer - and I have a lot of it. But what you may not know is that stress induces its spread and induces its activity. Stress may even bring it on." - Tom Mccall

"Change - even change meant to improve our lives - creates stress. We can get comfortable with our problems." - David Allen

"I want to stress again one aspect of the game which is most important. Never argue with an umpire." - Ian Botham

"Are stress and worry evidence of a soul too lazy, too undisciplined, to keep gaze fixed on God?" - Ann Voskamp

"Sometimes I stress too much and don't have fun. If you're trying to be perfect, sometimes it backfires on you." - Chad Pennington

"We all know that working out reduces stress, but it's equally true that stressing out reduces work." - Mardy Grothe

"A little stress and adventure is good for you, if nothing else, just to prove you are alive." - Lady Bird Johnson

"My roommates are all such happy-go-lucky guys, and I carry some of the stress around a lot more." - Pierce Brown

"The press needs stories constantly. No need to bleed, just feed. Branding will keep you standing... Get press not stress." - Mark Kostabi

"I don't let things stress me out, and I'm doing my best with all the battles life presents." - Jake Shears

"You can never turn the clock back and, since we're talking about mental health, I would stress that." - Peter Shilton

"You all know I have terminal cancer-and I have a lot of it. But what you may not know is that stress induces its spread and induces its activity. Stress may even bring it on. Yet stress is the fuel of the activist." - Tom Mccall

"Everything is a narrative in life. I learned that early on as a reporter at the Washington Post." - Kara Swisher

"It's easy at times to win golf tournaments and shoot 59, and sometimes it's hard to post an 85." - David Duval

"There is small chance of truth at the goal, where there is not childlike humility at the starting-post." - Samuel Taylor Coleridge

"That knowledge has become the resource, rather than a resource, is what makes our society post-capitalist." - Peter Drucker

"Where there is a brave man, in the thickest of the fight, there is the post of honor." - Henry David Thoreau

"All wars signify the failure of conflict resolution mechanisms, and they need post-war rebuilding of faith, trust and confidence." - Abdul Kalam

"That knowledge has become the resource, rather than a resource, is what makes our society "post-capitalist." - Peter Drucker

"In times of disorder and stress, the fanatics play a prominent role; in times of peace, the critics. Both are shot after the revolution." - Edmund Wilson

"You've been told that you're broken. That you're damaged goods ... there is also Post-Traumatic Growth. You come back from war stronger and more sure of who you are." - James Mattis

"My heart found its home long ago in the beauty, mystery, order and disorder of the flowering earth. I wanted future generations to be able to savor what I had all my life." - Lady Bird Johnson

"The most amazing fact about Jesus, unlike almost any other religious founder, is that he found God in disorder and imperfection-and told us that we must do the same or we would never be content on this earth." - Richard Rohr

"Disorder in a drawing-room is vulgar; in an antiquary's study, not; the black battle-stain on a soldier's face is not vulgar, but the dirty face of a housemaid is." - John Ruskin

"I might be the most injured athlete in the history of sports. I've had 31 operations. An endless string of stress fractures." - Bill Walton

"Stress happens when your mind resists what is...The only problem in your life is your mind's resistance to life as it unfolds." - Dan Millman

"For a couple with young children, divorce seldom comes as a "solution" to stress, only as a way to end one form of pain and accept another." - Fred Rogers

"Here's a two step formula for handling stress. Step number one: Don't sweat the small stuff. Step number two: Remember it's all small stuff." - Tony Robbins

"To learn which questions are unanswerable, and not to answer them: this skill is most needful in times of stress and darkness." - Ursula K Le Guin

"Stress is like fire: When controlled and used for a purpose, it serves us well. Left unbridled, it can consume us." - Brendan Brazier

"Practicing regular, mindful breathing can be calming and energizing and can even help with stress-related health problems ranging from panic attacks to digestive disorders." - Andrew Weil

"You cannot have a learning organisation without a shared vision...A shared vision provides a compass to keep learning on course when stress develops." - Peter Senge

"Entertainment is about taking people away from the regular order of things when there is some chaos and pain and stress." - Michael Jackson

"A woman who lives with the stress of an overwhelmed schedule will often ache with the sadness of an underwhelmed soul." - Lysa TerKeurst

"When people start serving together, they forgot about all their stress, [...] all their own problems. They start focusing on someone else's." - Blake Mycoskie

"Your body is an amazing creation, capable of performing great wonders, but you can destroy that miraculous machine's potential with an overdose of stress." - Harry J. Johnson

"It is not an ennobling experience. Poverty entails fear and stress and sometimes depression. It means a thousand petty humiliations and hardships." - J K Rowling

"I'm not just retiring from the company, I'm also retiring from my stress, my commute, my alarm clock, and my iron." - Hartman Jule

"In the stress of modern life, how little room is left for that most comfortable vanity that whispers in our ears that failures are not faults!" - Agnes Repplier

"Training gives us an outlet for suppressed energies created by stress and thus tone the spirit just as exercise conditions the body." - Arnold Schwarzenegger

"...there is an element of Play that is almost ritualistic in Black folk life. It serves to mediate the tensions, stress, and pain of constant exploitation and oppression." - Bell Hooks

"Stress is the demon in our society, stalking the cities and the countryside, striking down young and old and growing in strength daily." - Srikumar Rao

"Once you accept, truly accept, that stuff will happen to you and there is nothing you can do about it, stress miraculously leaves your life." - Srikumar Rao

"I don't think about the trials and the Olympics a lot. If I do, it's just going to stress me out and get me worried." - Missy Franklin

"I know that stress on me mentally and physically will only help me improve not only as a human being but as a wrestler." - Jordan Burroughs

"People generally report higher levels of stress, depression, and tension after watching TV. It seems that TV's main virtue is that it occupies the mind undemandingly." - Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

"Naturalness is the basis of effectiveness. If one poses to be something else, one loses the charm of naturalness. The result is that one accumulates stress." - Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

"My father's death, my move, and my frightening and difficult delivery created a tremendous amount of stress, pain, and sadness for me. I was practically devastated beyond recovery." - Brooke Shields

"There are no other factors that cause me stress when I get inside the Octagon. I guess that's an advantage of getting older." - Mark Hunt

"If Michael, leader of God's host When Heaven and Hell are met, Looked down on you from Heaven's door-post He would his deeds forget." - William Butler Yeats

"The Duke of Wellington brought to the post of first minister immortal fame; a quality of success which would almost seem to include all others." - Benjamin Disraeli

"The post is the grand connecting link of all transactions, of all negotiations. Those who are absent, by its means become present; it is the consolation of life." - Voltaire

"I'm not here to say what [Clintons] did wrong. I mean, there's going to be plenty of post-mortem review of what should have gone differently." - Keith Ellison

"The post-war publish or perish tyranny must end. The profession has become obsessed with quantity rather than quality. One brilliant article should outweigh one mediocre book." - Camille Paglia

"[Roger Fry] gave us the term 'Post-Impressionist,' without realizing that the late twentieth century would soon be entirely fenced in with posts." - Jeanette Winterson

"Content thyself to be obscurely good. When vice prevails, and impious men bear sway, The post of honor is a private station." - Joseph Addison

"Typing up a detailed news post at this moment would not further the goals of my great society. Stay tuned for ideological update." - Brian Clevinger

"There is only one post fit for you, and that is the office of perpetual president of the Heaven and Hell Amalgamation Society." - Thomas Carlyle

"It's horrible, horrible, horrible. It took a year and a half until I found out that I had post-natal depression." - Gail Porter

"In my day we used to have pray to run into an ex looking great, but now you just post a selfie in your underwear." - Heather McDonald

"Histhry is a post-mortem examination. It tellsye what a counthry died iv. But I'd like to know what it lived iv." - Finley Peter Dunne

"Bisexuality is the proportional representation of sexuality in a world where most of us - straight or gay - operate a first-past-the-post system." - Mark Steyn

"My work since the late '80s specifically questioned what was presented as the 'natural' order of things in the history of post-war-N.Y. painting." - Deborah Kass

"My time on the set is the least of my involvement. Most of my time is in pre-production and post-production." - Charlie Kaufman

"The post-war American newsroom resembled a vast factory churning out multiple editions through the night. Reporters spent days, sometimes weeks, on a single story." - Lionel Barber

"People would be surprised at how much of an electronic dude I am, and I like new wave, post-punk and proto-punk stuff." - Joe Trohman

"The old bastions of the post-communist regime collapsed before my very eyes. The monsters who had kept Ukraine in a criminal state left the stage." - Yulia Tymoshenko

"Sally Jenkins of the 'Washington Post' is the best sports columnist in the country. Second best is Gene Wojciechowski of, and third is Dan Wetzel on Yahoo!" - Dan Jenkins



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