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"Erogenous zones are either everywhere or nowhere." - Joseph Heller

"Police do not belong in war zones." - Daniel Keys Moran

"During negotiations nothing is gained by attacking people's comfort zones." - Alan Sugar

"Comfort zones are overrated. They make you lazy." - Melina Marchetta

"You get to play with people's little danger zones." - George Carlin

"Grey zones do not interest me at all." - Niki Lauda

"An itinerant masseur, massaging the politically erogenous zones." - David Lange

"There are mysteries, secret zones in each individual." - Krzysztof Kieslowski

"Comfort zones are most often expanded through discomfort." - Peter Mcwilliams

"I've gone to war zones before and never got shot." - Manute Bol

"Comfort zones are deadly zones because you lose your true potential of what you can be, you start going with the status quo." - Greg Plitt

"Before journalism, I had worked doing medical aid work in conflict zones. Then, as a journalist, I had written about hospitals in war zones." - Sheri Fink

"There are always some areas world history does not reach, zones of silence and undisturbed ignorance." - Fernand Braudel

"I feel that people need to be jolted out of their comfort zones." - Saul Williams

"Engaging in activities devoid of difficulty, lounging in risk-free zones, is life without great meaning." - Jon M. Huntsman Sr.

"Are we prepared to leave our comfort zones to reach a better place?" - Carlos A. Godoy

"Focus on your problem zones, your strength, your energy, your flexibility and all the rest." - Jack Lalanne

"Poetry can open locked chambers of possibiity, restore numbed zones to feeling, recharge desire." - Adrienne Rich

"Our comfort zones can be our greatest enemy to our potential." - David Cottrell

"The vice-president's tongue is several time zones ahead of his brain." - Christopher Buckley

"We'll build safe zones which is something that I think all of us want to see." - Donald Trump

"Comfort zones are plush lined coffins. When you stay in your plush lined coffins, you die." - Stan Dale

"Normally, I rely heavily on my director to massage me out of my actor comfort zones." - Vera Farmiga

"Anyone know any long-term couples living three time zones apart?" - Amy Argetsinger

"Since the early '80s, I've found myself in war zones in various parts of the world." - Bruce Cockburn

"As species are exterminated by shifting climate zones, ecosystems can collapse, destroying more species." - James Hansen

"The first cities to create friction-free enterprise zones will get a lot of entrepreneurial traction." - Mark Cuban

"You see, to find the brightest wisdom one must pass through the darkest zones. And through the darkest zones there can be no guide. No guide, that is, but courage" - Adam Gidwitz

"It is a function of poetry to locate those zones inside us that would be free, and declare them so." - C.D. Wright

"For, in life, it is in the darkest zones one finds the brightest beauty and the most luminous wisdom." - Adam Gidwitz

"Whenever there is discussion, I make it clear that I do not want any grey zones, just black and white." - Niki Lauda

"If gun free zones save lives, why doesn't Obama just declare Iraq, Syria & Afghanistan one big gun free zone?" - Wayne LaPierre

"Real leaders ask hard questions and knock people out of their comfort zones and then manage the resulting distress." - Alan Hirsch

"Marine protected areas, and particularly no-take zones, are very effective in allowing regeneration of fish stocks." - Helen Clark

"FEMA says that it does not factor in previous losses into its decisions on applications to redraw the flood zones." - Bill Dedman

"It's always disappointing to come across phony do-gooders. And it's easy to scoff at celebrities working in war zones." - Janine Di Giovanni

"When you live and work in different time zones, you spend a lot of time on airplanes." - Carolina Herrera

"Scientists must venture outside their comfort zones to show the public how cool - and how important - their work really is." - Francis Collins

"Domestic terrorism has opened new war zones, operating off the assumption that all Americans are potential terrorists." - Henry Giroux

"While we often huddle in groups of like-minded people, those with faith blaze a trail that threatens all of our comfort zones. Faith offends the stationary." - Leonard Ravenhill

"Cities have a psychogeographical relief, with constant currents, fixed points and vortexes which strongly discourage entry into or exit from certain zones" - Ivan Chtcheglov

"What exile from himself can flee? To zones, though more and more remote, Still, still pursues, where'er I be, The blight of life-the demon Thought." - Lord Byron

"I think the wildest wildlife you can find these days is in Chernobyl, where wolves are running around breeding quite well in the nuclear disaster zones." - Aleksandra Mir

"What exile from himself can flee? To zones, though more and more remote, Still, still pursues, where'er I be, The blight of life - the demon Thought." - Lord Byron

"The roles that push you out of your comfort zones are the ones in which you learn a great deal and really empower yourself." - Ruzwana Bashir

"One of the strangest things about writing well is that it requires two different zones in the brain-rigor and recklessness-simultaneously." - Carole Maso

"I cherish each director that I have. I want to be maneuvered out of my comfort zones. I don't have the time to prepare." - Vera Farmiga

"It's about time that people forget that image of strip clubs as seedy places...Rather, today's clubs are capital-intensive female-empowerment zones..." - Demi Moore

"Most of us die with our music underplayed...We should try to step out of our comfort zones and do the things we're capable of." - Mary Kay Ash

"Little information is published on prisons, it is one of the hidden regions of our social system, one of the dark zones of our life." - Michel Foucault

"For the stability and peace of Asia, it is essential to create peace zones to separate the continent's biggest powers and potential adversaries." - Dalai Lama

"So when you feel this time approaching, and your comfort zones in view. Stop and think about what you're feeling, and see if what you're feeling is true." - Julie Hebert

"It's the poorer people in tropical zones who will get really hit by climate change - as well as some ecosystems, which nobody wants to see disappear." - Bill Gates

"War zones are dangerous, protests can be violent, also, natural disasters are difficult to cover, so there are going to be risks." - Kate Adie

"I do not believe that the children of presidents or vice-presidents should be assigned to combat zones. They have no place there." - John Eisenhower

"Just as you can practice three - word sentences or sentences that travel across time zones, so can you practice writing sentences that breathe unshakable conviction." - Stanley Fish

"I'd been to a number of war zones before in my life, but I had never been in one as terrifying as Chechnya." - Scott Anderson

"My ever-present mania meant I was never phased by staying up twenty hours a day or by the different time zones. I was Superman." - Andy Behrman

"There are nuclear-weapons-free zones in several parts of the world already, except that they're not implemented fully, because the U.S. won't allow it." - Noam Chomsky

"New flood maps in many states have raised the estimation of flood risks along rivers, streams and oceans, adding many properties to flood zones for the first time." - Bill Dedman

"It's tricky when I'm constantly traveling and adjusting to new time zones and trying to also keep up with my workouts." - Joe Manganiello

"If you have wit, use it to please and not to hurt: you may shine like the sun in the temperate zones without scorching." - Lord Chesterfield

"I never desired to go into war zones. I never had any thought about it. It sort of just happened as part of the job." - Kate Adie

"I'm so used to changing time zones that I can sleep at any time. I'm rarely ever tossing and turning - if I am, it's really a big deal." - Paloma Faith

"These gun-free areas are actually - they're free-shooting zones for people because they know that there won't be anybody there that can stop them." - Paul Broun

"The more I've traveled to war zones, the more I'm convinced that the impact and the effects are way beyond anything we can even begin to imagine." - Jon Lee Anderson

"I've been to the Himalayas a half a dozen times and I love it. I'm just kind of tired of going literally twelve time zones around the world. I would rather go six time zones and get to Iceland or whatever it is." - James Balog

"At one point consciousness-altering devices like the microscope and telescope were criminalized for exactly the same reasons that psychedelic plants were banned in later years. They allow us to peer into bits and zones of Chaos." - Timothy Leary

"All I know, is that I feel extremely blessed to be on TV. Its a hard job, but real life is harder. Truth be told, playgrounds can be war zones." - Atticus Shaffer

"I sit at my desk each night with no place to go, opening the wrinkled maps of Milwaukee and Buffalo, the whole U.S., its cemeteries, its arbitrary time zones, through routes like small veins, capitals like small stones." - Anne Sexton

"It appears that some school officials, teachers, and parents have assumed that religious expression of any type is either inappropriate or forbidden altogether in public schools; however, nothing in the First Amendment converts our public schools into religion-free zones." - William J Clinton

"My fellow players are sometimes occupying the spaces I want to play in. That forces me to adjust my runs, based on the position of my fellow players. Unfortunately, they're often playing in my zones. I think that's a shame" - Robin van Persie

"There are black zones of shadow close to our daily paths, and now and then some evil soul breaks a passage through. When that happens, the man who knows must strike before reckoning the consequences." - H P Lovecraft

"In my judgment, if we had pursued this course, the zones would have been of short duration. England would have been compelled to take her mines out of the North Sea in order to get any supplies from our country." - George W. Norris

"As we follow [the Savior], He blesses us with gifts, talents, and the strength to do His will, allowing us to go beyond our comfort zones and do things we"ve never before thought possible." - Robert D. Hales

"Well, I know how the system works. I know that there's something called the MELD system, which is nationwide. There are zones as far as evaluation of need for liver transplants." - Pat Summerall

"The forces are different up here at the continental divide. The magnetic lines of energy run in specific directions. The United States is divided into power zones. The Divide itself is the point where the energy meets." - Frederick Lenz

"This man is the bee's knees, Arthur, he is the wasp's nipples. He is, I would go so far as to say, the entire set of erogenous zones of every major flying insect of the Western world." - Douglas Adams

"Change requires leaving our comfort zones and plunging headfirst into uncomfortable situations. It's true this causes some pain and discomfort for a moment, but it's the quickest path to generating long-term fulfillment." - Yehuda Berg

"I am suggesting that there is, and always has been, a rather high correlation between ethnicity and occupation/economic role throughout the various time-space zones of historical capitalism." - Immanuel Wallerstein

"What I wanted was some dreamlike Frank Lloyd Wright bungalow where we could sit on the veranda forever and it would always be twilight in the temperate zones, in the most beautiful house." - William Kittredge

"I understood why war zones are called 'theaters' because they frame a kind of play acting or, worse, deceit, that can stain a human life forever: the deceit of hate on hearsay - hating an enemy one doesn't know ..." - Gretel Ehrlich

"Today, we have more than 110,000 men and women deployed in conflict zones around the world. They come from nearly 120 countries ... Thanks to their efforts, life-saving humanitarian assistance can be delivered and economic development can begin." - Ban Ki-moon

"Sometimes we have to step out of our comfort zones. We have to break the rules. And we have to discover the sensuality of fear. We need to face it, challenge it, dance with it." - Kyra Davis

"I don't think people should do anything to be popular. But maybe within reason they can step out of their comfort zones and do things to be more 'accessible'. Like taking drugs or drinking heavily to be cool." - Lindsay Lohan

"As we follow [the Savior], He blesses us with gifts, talents, and the strength to do His will, allowing us to go beyond our comfort zones and do things we've never before thought possible." - Robert D. Hales

"I don't like comfort zones. Having never had any drama training, I don't really have a technique, so I'm continually learning new things. I like being frightened, and always having to start from scratch." - Lea Seydoux

"I believe that the black-and-white photograph, or rather the gray zones in the black-and-white photograph, stand for this territory that is located between life and death." - W G Sebald

"Law Number XLIV: Aircraft flight in the 21st century will always be in a westerly direction, preferably supersonic, crossing time zones to provide the additional hours needed to fix the broken electronics." - Norman Ralph Augustine

"I'm a big fan of Chris Hedges and Joe Sacco's book Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt, where they visit what they call The Sacrifice Zones of America and report on the current state of our environmental calamity." - Alexander Weinstein

"Finally, in 1954 [Ho Chi Minh] agreed to the Geneva Agreement, which divided the country temporarily into two zones, in the hope that national elections might unify the country under his leadership." - William J. Duiker

"Writing every day across nine time zones because Gillian [Grassie] was in Berlin, and we were working together via Skype. It was pretty intense. I'm really happy with how it turned out." - Zach Anner

"We all need to get out of our safety zones too. In addition to voting, we need to embarrass people who don't do the right thing. It's going to take citizen action." - Marian Wright Edelman

"A lot of artists talk about getting out of their comfort zones and being the most proud of their newest album. But it is true for me. I rethought a lot of what I do." - Michael Buble

"I travel internationally a lot and I have a hard time sleeping and staying awake normally after crossing multiple time zones, especially going east. I've tried light therapy but not found it too helpful." - William Gurstelle

"With no adequate role to play as consumers, many youth are now considered disposable, forced to inhabit "zones of social abandonment" extending from homeless shelters and bad schools to bulging detention centers and prisons." - Henry Giroux

"There's things people say in the barbershop they won't even say in their own living room, because it's just one of those zones where nobody's going to judge you too much about your dumb opinion." - Ice Cube

"The foregoing cases suggest that specific guarantees in the Bill of Rights have penumbras, formed by emanations from those guarantees that help give them life and substance.... Various guarantees create zones of privacy." - William O Douglas

"The technological landscape of the present day has enfranchised its own electorates -the inhabitants of marketing zones in the consumer goods society, television audiences and news magazine readerships... vote with money at the cash counter..." - J G Ballard

"Lots will get on the mic and tell huge audiences to pray for world peace. And there's a scientific study that shows when everyone prays for peace, whole war zones on the planet actually cease fighting for that day!" - DJ QBert

"Focus on your problem zones, your strength, your energy, your flexibility and all the rest. Maybe your chest is flabby or your hips or waist need toning. Also, you should change your program every thirty days. That's the key." - Jack Lalanne

"But please remember, that in 1991 in the Seym [lower chamber of polish parliament] I didn't demand the abolishment of Special Economic Zones. I demanded the creation of a single Special Economic Zone - which would encompass the whole country!" - Janusz Korwin-Mikke

"Nuclear power plants built in the areas usually thought of as earthquake zones, such as the California coastline, have a surprisingly low risk of damage from those earthquakes. Why? They built anticipating a major quake." - Bill Dedman

"To engage with art, we have to be willing to be wrong, venture outside our psychic comfort zones, suspend disbelief, and remember that art explores and alters consciousness simultaneously." - Jerry Saltz

"I can't switch time zones any more. London is one of my favourite places, but I'm always so zonked that I can't appreciate it. It's like a six-inch sheet of glass between me and Charing Cross Road." - Douglas Coupland

"Photographer James Nachtwey has spent his professional life in the places people most want to avoid: war zones and refugee camps, the city flattened by an earthquake, the village swallowed by a flood, the farm hollowed out by famine." - Nancy Gibbs

"Especially in quail hunting, where the hunter is so focused on the bird that it makes everything else blurry. The bottom line in terms of bird hunting is what we call shooting zones." - Steven Hall

"All I know, is that I feel extremely blessed to be on TV. It's a hard job, but real life is harder. Truth be told, playgrounds can be war zones." - Atticus Shaffer

"My approach to creating content is focused on pulling people out of their intellectual comfort zones. I'm interested in presenting ideas in unique ways that challenge people to question their assumptions." - Jason Silva

"I am very interested in what has been called bad taste. I believe the fear of displaying a soi-disant bad taste stops us from venturing into special cultural zones." - Manuel Puig

"America's liberal arts universities have long been safe zones for leftist thinking, protected ivory towers for the pseudo-elite who earn their livings writing papers nobody reads about gender roles in the poetry of Maya Angelou." - Ben Shapiro

"NASA's Office of Commercial Exploration has been concerned about protecting the landing zones where humans first walked on the Moon, and one of my colleagues, ecologist Margaret Race, has been part of their deliberations." - Seth Shostak

"We experience problem-solving sessions as war zones, we view competing ideas as enemies, and we use problems as weapons to blame and defeat opposition forces. No wonder we can't come up with real lasting solutions!" - Margaret J Wheatley

"Two nations between whom there is no intercourse and no sympathy; who are as ignorant of each other's habits, thoughts, and feelings, as if they were dwellers in different zones, or inhabitants of different planets. The rich and the poor." - Benjamin Disraeli

"Again and again, to be sure, on the way to America, and under many other circumstances, man has passed through the most adverse climates and has survived, but he has flourished and waxed strong only in certain zones." - Ellsworth Huntington

"I work really, really hard and it's challenging going through all of those time zones and having to be awake when you're supposed to be asleep. I literally fly more than a pilot." - Miranda Kerr

"It's hard 'coz you have got different time zones; you can't sleep and y'know, it's boring way for the show to happen, but you do off the stage. Y'know, onstage it's all better." - Kerry King

"The point is not to stay marginal, but to participate in whatever network of marginal zones is spawned from other disciplinary centers and which, together, constitute a multiple displacement of those authorities." - Judith Butler

"My sleep is very important, and I have to have at least eight hours every night in order to function properly the next day. Unfortunately, flying through several time zones makes me disorientated, and it takes several days to readjust." - Olly Murs

"In my judgment, if we had pursued this course, the zones would have been of short duration. England would have been compelled to take her mines out of the North Sea in order to get any supplies from our country." - George William Norris

"The thing about the Air Force or any branch of the military is that all of us were plucked away from our homes and our comfort zones and our families. So there was a solidarity in the military, a brotherhood." - Jon Huertas

"The fact the enemies of God must face is that modern civilization has conquered the world, but in doing so has lost its soul. And in losing its soul it will lose the very world it gained. Even our own so-called Liberal culture in these United States which has tried to avoid complete secularization by leaving little zones of individual freedom is in danger of forgetting that these zones were preserved only because religion was in their soul. And as religion fades so will freedom, for only where the spirit of God is, is there liberty." - Fulton J Sheen

"Evolution is gaining the psychic zones of the world... life, being and ascent of consciousness, could not continue to advance indefinitely along its line without transforming itself in depth. The being who is the object of his own reflection, in consequence, of that very doubling back upon himself becomes in a flash able to raise himself to a new sphere." - Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

"A mother and daughter are an edge. Edges are ecotones, transitional zones, places of danger or opportunity. House-dwelling tension. When I stand on the edge of the land and sea, I feel this tension, this fluid line of transition. High tide. Low tide. It is the sea's reach and retreat that reminds me we have been human for only a very short time." - Terry Tempest Williams

"It's a basic, elemental universe, one of the last remaining zones where violence and domination sort out who is top dog. That's football's glory, and its curse. The game of football doesn't transfer well to the real world. You can't treat your friends, neighbors, or loved ones the way you treat your opponent on the football field." - Tiki Barber

"The sick man must follow his illness to the place where it is treated. He is set aside in one of the technical and secret zones (hospitals, prisons, refuse dumps) which relieve the living of everything that might hinder the chain of production and consumption, and which repair and select what can be sent back up to the surface of progress." - Michel De Certeau

"Politicians pass laws for gun-free school zones. They issue press releases bragging about them. They post signs advertising them, and in doing so, they tell every insane killer in America that schools are the safest place to inflict maximum mayhem with minimum risk," - Wayne LaPierre

"In a guerrilla war, the line between legitimate and illegitimate killing is blurred. The policies of free-fire zones, in which a soldier is permitted to shoot at any human target, armed or unarmed, further confuse the fighting man's moral senses." - Philip Caputo

"I could become a nun even if I am a non-believer. I'll learn to fake it like Nick did with me. I will minister the gospel of compassion and kindness and please, always use a condom, from famine-stricken nations to war-torn dead zones. It's possible I might become a nun who kisses other nuns..." - Rachel Cohn

""Stepping outside your comfort zone is supposed to feel uncomfortable because we're in new and unfamiliar territory. Being uncomfortable is a sign of success, NOT of failure! So if we are uncomfortably outside our comfort zones, then than means we are growing!!! And THAT is cause for celebration!" (modified from a passage in Roz Savage's "Rowing the Atlantic")" - Roz Savage

"I'm increasingly on the side of thinkers like David Graeber who are talking back to this notion of totality and emphasizing how there are all kinds of moments in our daily lives that break - or at least could break - from the logic of profit and the modes of domination it entails. Zones of freedom, even if it's never pure." - Ben Lerner

"I'm not much of a chess player, but there is an aspect of the game that I find fascinating. After a while, you can almost see lines of force between the pieces. Areas of danger where it is physically impossible to move pieces into. Clouds of possibility, forbidden zones." - Hannu Rajaniemi

"We spend all our energy and waste our lives trying to re-create these zones of safety, which are always falling apart. That's the essence of samsara - the cycle of suffering that comes from continuing to seek happiness in all the wrong places." - Pema Chodron

"Dipp'd in the hues of sunset, wreath'd in zones, The clouds are resting on their mountain-thrones; One peak alone exalts its glacier crest, A golden paradise, above the rest; Thither the day with lingering steps retires, And in its own blue element expires." - James Montgomery

"A woman's beauty lies, not in any exaggeration of the specialized zones, nor in any general harmony that could be worked out by means of the sectio aurea or a similar aesthetic superstition; but in the arabesque of the spine. The curve by which the back modulates into the buttocks. It is here that grace sits and rides a woman's body." - John Updike

"Excuse me, but I"ve been to some of the toughest zones in the galaxy to get my targets. And I have never once gone after a target and failed. Ever. (Shahara) Yeah, but you"ve never been chased before. It's a lot harder to be the prey than it is to be the predator. (Syn)" - Sherrilyn Kenyon

"Cause I might be naked and lonely Shaking branches for bones But I'm still time zones away From who I was the day before we met You were the first mile Where my heart broke a sweat And I wish you were here I wish you'd never left But mostly I wish you well I wish you my very very best." - Andrea Gibson

"Some nights, alone, he thinks of her, and some nights, alone, she thinks of him. Some night these thoughts, separated by miles and time zones, occur at the same objective moment, and Ray and Mirabelle are connected without ever knowing it." - Steve Martin

"A woman's beauty lies, not in any exaggeration of the specialized zones, nor in any general harmony that could be worked out by means of the sectio aurea or a similar aesthetic superstition; but in the arabesque of the spine. The curve by which the back modulates into the buttocks. It is here that grace sits and rides a woman's body." - John Updike

"I have served many long and lonely years aboard ship in war zones, and the only thing that kept me sane during all that enforced loneliness was my access to a good library in which I read, literally, every book on the shelves, even textbooks, and which gave me access to other worlds no way open to me." - Don Pendleton

"God is more concerned with conforming me to the likeness of His Son than leaving me in my comfort zones. God is more interested in inward qualities than outward circumstances - things like refining my faith, humbling my heart, cleaning up my thought life and strengthening my character." - Joni Eareckson Tada

"Don't sign on for more problems than you must. Resist the temptation to involve yourself in other people's zones of expertise and responsibility. Monitor troublesome situations if you need to, but don't insert yourself unless you're running out of time and a solution is nowhere in sight. In short, stifle your inner control freak." - Twyla Tharp

"Former brownfields, depressed urban areas, and hard-hit rural towns blossom as eco-industrial parks, green enterprise zones, and eco-villages. Farmers' markets, community co-ops, and mobile markets get fresh, organic produce to the people who can't afford to shop at health-food stores." - Van Jones

"By replacing fear of the unknown with curiosity we open ourselves up to an infinite stream of possibility. We can let fear rule our lives or we can become childlike with curiosity, pushing our boundaries, leaping out of our comfort zones, and accepting what life puts before us." - Alan Watts

"Cynical? Thats my fascination. I do hateful things, for which people love me, And lovable things for which they hate me. I am a friend of enemies, the enemy of friends; I am admired for my detestability. I am both Poles and the Equator, with no Temperate Zones between." - Jerome Lawrence

"I've always liked edges, places where one thing becomes another...... transition zones, boundaries and borderlands. I like the mixing that happens, the juxtapositions, the collisions and connections. I like the way they help me see the world from a fresh angle." - Philip Connors

"Excuse me, but I've been to some of the toughest zones in the galaxy to get my targets. And I have never once gone after a target and failed. Ever. (Shahara) Yeah, but you've never been chased before. It's a lot harder to be the prey than it is to be the predator. (Syn)" - Sherrilyn Kenyon

"It's about creating a product or service so good that people will pay for it. Now 30 years on The Body Shop is a multi local business with over 2.045 stores serving over 77 million customers in 51 different markets in 25 different languages and across 12 time zones. And I haven't a clue how we got here!" - Anita Roddick

"Some people like to keep their grass cut really short, so they can see the intruders coming. Keep those kill zones open. I say let the grass grow tall so they don't know there's a house behind it. Some call it lazy, I say it's thinking." - Jeff Foxworthy

"I personally didn't see personal atrocities in the sense I saw somebody cut a head off or something like that. However, I did take part in free-fire zones, I did take part in harassment and interdiction fire, I did take part in search-and-destroy missions." - John F Kerry



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