Invulnerability Quotes

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Rick Riordan
“I looked down at my clothes. They were slashed to pieces and full of bullet holes, but I was fine. Not a mark on me.
Nico's mouth hung open. "You just . . . with a sword . . . you just—"
"I think the river thing worked," I said.
"Oh gee," he said sarcastically. "You think?”
Rick Riordan, The Last Olympian

Patrick Lencioni
“Remember teamwork begins by building trust. And the only way to do that is to overcome our need for invulnerability.”
Patrick Lencioni, The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Leadership Fable

Anna Kavan
“Standing there, I had the feeling of putting on armour, taking up secret weapons, becoming like a dreamer, invulnerable for the moment—safe in my dream. Now I could face the world, having no part in life; the presence of waiting phantoms could be forgotten. I was outside everything, surrendered unconditionally to my dream, giving no thought to my next move, prepared to obey whatever impulse next reaches me from the unseen.”
Anna Kavan, Eagles' Nest

Dean Koontz
“It's difficult to spend time in any carnival or amusement park and not realize that a repressed fear of death may be the one emotion that is constant in the human heart even if, most of the time, it is confined to the unconscious as we go about our business. Thrill rides offer us a chance to acknowledge our ever-present dread, to release the tension that arises from repression of it, and to subtly delude ourselves with the illusion of invulnerability that surviving the Big Drop can provide.”
Dean Koontz, Saint Odd

Kelly Thompson
“I should feel energized and powerful, invulnerable and potent, but all I feel is lost.”
Kelly Thompson, The Girl Who Would Be King

“The paradox for boys is that in order to be worthy of connection they must prove themselves invulnerable, button down warriors in the world's emotional market place.”
Terrence Real, How Can I Get Through to You?: Closing the Intimacy Gap Between Men and Women