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    a. s. a. harrison Quotes

    As for herself, every morning on waking she gives thanks to the God she doesn't disbelieve in. Although she can't credit him with saving her, she needs this outlet for her gratitude.
    — A. S. A. Harrison
    tags: gratitude  god 
     
    Basic personality traits develop early in life and over time become inviolable, hardwired. Most people learn little from experience, rarely thinking of adjusting their behavior, see problems as emanating from those around them, and keep on doing what they do in spite of everything, for better or worse.
    — A. S. A. Harrison
    There are lots of reasons why a woman stays with a man, even when she's given up on changing him and can predict with certainty the shape that the rest of her life with him is going to take.
    — A. S. A. Harrison
    tags: men  women 
     
    In asserting that people don't change, what she means is that they don't change for the better. Whereas changing for the worse, that goes without saying.
    — A. S. A. Harrison
    tags: people  saying 
     
    Life has a way of taking its toll on the person you thought you were.
    — A. S. A. Harrison
    tags: people  thoughts 
     
    In spite of what anyone says it's women who make the rules.
    — A. S. A. Harrison
    tags: women  rules 
     
    Every shrink knows that it's not the event itself but how you respond to it that tells the story. Take ten assorted individuals, expose them all to the same life trial, and they will each suffuse it with exquisite personal detail and meaning.
    — A. S. A. Harrison
    We are all mediums for our own basic truths. All we really have in life is the primal force that moves us through our days-our unvarnished, untutored, ever-present, inborn agency.
    — A. S. A. Harrison
    tags: truth 
     
    It's a known fact that in certain contexts people's great strengths become their epic failings.
    — A. S. A. Harrison
    tags: facts  strength 
     
    The experience you've had may be unwanted, may amount to nothing but damage and waste, but experience has substance, is factual, authoritative, lives on in your past and affects your present, whatever you attempt to do about it.
    — A. S. A. Harrison
    tags: live  past  present  experience 
     
    Even if you forget that´s not the same as if it never happened. The slate is not entirely wiped clean; you can´t reclaim the person you were beforehand; your state of innocence is not there to be retrieved.
    — A. S. A. Harrison
    tags: people  innocence 
     
    You will not be the same person coming out of a relationship as you were going into it.
    — A. S. A. Harrison
    Autumn can be glorious but menacing too - the long shadows, brisk winds, scurrying leaves, impending frost.
    — A. S. A. Harrison
    Other people are not here to fulfill our needs or meet our expectations, nor will they always treat us well. Failure to accept this will generate feelings of anger and resentment. Peace of mind comes with taking people as they are and emphasizing the positive.
    — A. S. A. Harrison
    We live alone in our cluttered psyches, possessed by our entrenched beliefs, our fatuous desires, our endless contradictions - and like it or not we have to put up with this in one another.
    — A. S. A. Harrison
    tags: belief  desires  live  alone 
     
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