Mind Games Quotes

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Donna Lynn Hope
“The black widow, who had dispatched a lover or two, was sought out for her wisdom. The young spider asked her, "Did you keep his harmful secret under the threat of danger, or did you spin a web so confusing that he didn't know if you were friend or foe? Did you release him from the web and your presence or will you give another the venom in which to finish him?" The black widow was quiet and then said, "All of the above.”
Donna Lynn Hope

Shannon L. Alder
“Sometimes, it is how you shine in the darkness during other people's misery that is remembered more than anything you could have said or done when you have suffered just as much.”
Shannon L. Alder

Shannon L. Alder
“When you don’t have honesty in love then there is no communication. Honesty is improvisation of the heart; anything less is a well thought out and rehearsed script.”
Shannon L. Alder

Shannon L. Alder
“Women of dignity know when to stop expecting loyalty when he won't even give you honesty.”
Shannon L. Alder

Bangambiki Habyarimana
“If you aren't destroying your enemies, it's because you have been conquered and assimilated, you do not even have an idea of who your enemies are. You have been brainwashed into believing you are your own enemy, and you are set against yourself. The enemy is laughing at you as you tear yourself to pieces. That is the most effective warfare an enemy can launch on his foes: confounding them.”
Bangambiki Habyarimana, Pearls Of Eternity

Bangambiki Habyarimana
“If someone can change your mind, he has won you over without raising his hand against you. This is the future of warfare.”
Bangambiki Habyarimana, Pearls Of Eternity

Daniel Nayeri
“Because you don't spend so many decades in someone's house without knowing their game.”
Daniel Nayeri, Another Faust

Gregory Maguire
“The future reshapes the memory of the past in the way it recalibrates significance: some episodes are advanced, others lose purchase.”
Gregory Maguire, A Lion Among Men

Irvine Welsh
“The games are always been played, and no one plays the games like me. You just have to be the best.
And I usually am.”
Irvine Welsh, Filth

Carolyn Crane
“You wish to be free, but there is no such thing as freedom. You can redecorate dungeon to give illusion of freedom, but you are still in dungeon.” “I should’ve had the choice.” “Choice is illusion, same as happiness and freedom.”
Carolyn Crane

Bangambiki Habyarimana
“You can spread an ideology only by bombs. Either by real bombs or love bombs (manipulation).”
Bangambiki Habyarimana, Pearls Of Eternity

“inner demons feed on mind games. trust me, keeping them satisfied with my own twisted way of thinking.”
Efrat Cybulkiewicz

Bangambiki Habyarimana
“Beware of "don'ts", "thou shalt" and the like. These are signals of programming attempts at your brain.”
Bangambiki Habyarimana, Pearls Of Eternity

Andrew Neff
“Words are only containers like a canvas holds a painting.

What’s in the essence of the words you convey through the sound of your voice?”
Andrew Neff, The Mind Game Company: The Players

Nenia Campbell
“Gavin had thought tragedy suited her: a young Miss Havisham, wearing the moth-eaten tatters of her frayed hopes like a ravaged bride. She had thought at first that it was the chase he craved, or the thrill of conquest, but while both of those might have been true, it was her humiliation that got him off. Physical, psychological, sexual—his favorite games were the ones he played with her head.”
Nenia Campbell, Escape

“Mind Games: constantly bashing a brick wall with your head because you are giving all you’ve got and hardly receiving anything back (...) a series of deliberate actions or responses planned for psychological effects on you, typically for amusement or competitive advantage.”
Efrat Cybulkiewicz

Amit Abraham
“A psychologist plays the cards before the shuffle and the deal.”
Amit Abraham

“But I know he loves me. I know he needs our games, that they answer some deep-seated hunger in him.”
J.P. Delaney, The Girl Before

Socrates
“...[W]e must not let it enter our minds that there may be no validity in argument. On the contrary we should recognize that we ourselves are still intellectual invalids; but that we must brace ourselves and do our best to become healthy... No greater misfortune could happen to anyone than that of developing a dislike for argument.”
Socrates, Apology, Crito and Phaedo of Socrates.

“There is a difference between the irresistible impulse, and the impulse not resisted. And that is why the best thieves don't get caught.”
Efrat Cybulkiewicz

“He talks a lot. He thinks is he playing a game, but this is a game of my rules.”
Oleksander Usyk

“You know those pretty girls/ low-key kind of psycho who like to play really coy and enjoy playing the role of the victim just to be held by guys (but they're just "friends"), and when caught in their web of lies they change their voice intonation to a toddler?

Not My Cup of Tea!”
Efrat Cybulkiewicz

Henry V. O'Neil
“I swear, lying there thinking about what they might decide to do next was worse than anything they did later.”
Henry V. O'Neil, Glory Main

“...from "greenhorns" you get what you want, from "veterans" you get what you deserve”
Efrat Cybulkiewicz

Jose R. Coronado
“It's emphasis of the same, a nemesis with my name, scheme created impressions of a mind game for everyone who over-seas. What a shame for those who haven't figured it out.”
Jose R. Coronado, The Land Flowing With Milk And Honey

A.D. Aliwat
“It’s just fun to make men fall in love with you.”
A.D. Aliwat, In Limbo

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