Quotation Explorer - 'Disturbing'

Many people find bald, unvarnished truths so disturbing, they prefer to ram their heads in the sand and start dreaming at the first sign of scientific reality. - Charlie Brooker
Women at the top are the ones chosen to be there by men and not eliminated by women, a dual filter that excludes most witches: those with brilliance and originality and those capable of disturbing the status quo. - Heather Marsh
I know I have this judgmental side that I'm often fighting against. But today I recognized the depths of my assumptions about people. What I envision is nothing remotely similar to the reality. Humility hurts. Coming home is disturbing. - Cindy McCormick Martinusen
Change is disturbing when it is done to us, exhilarating when it is done by us. - Rosabeth Moss Kanter
We can regard our life as a uselessly disturbing episode in the blissful repose of nothingness. - Arthur Schopenhauer
Schools and schoolmasters, as we have them today, are not popular as places of education and teachers, but rather prisons and turnkeys in which children are kept to prevent them disturbing and chaperoning their parent. - George Bernard Shaw
Silence can often be more disturbing than noise, it reveals the complicated mechanism of our thoughts - José Rodrigues Miguéis
When I write, I disturb. When I show a film, I disturb. When I exhibit my painting, I disturb, and I disturb if I don't. I have a knack for disturbing. - Jean Cocteau
To experience peace ~ stop disturbing it! - Julia Heywood
The most disturbing sound in the world comes from the alarm clock at 5:30am - Munia Khan
Maligned –powerfully-drawn characters acting out a disturbing view of our future. -David Compton, New York Times Best-Selling author - Kathleen Papajohn
I knew that Sundays in England aren't just ordinary dull Sundays, the same the world over, which demand that one simply tiptoe through without disturbing them or paying them the least attention, they are vaster and slower and more burdensome than anywhere else I know. - Javier Marías
He continues to smile expectantly. I take a step back. I don't want to catch whatever he has. He is a disturbing out-of-uniform Santa. - Augusten Burroughs
Love crosses the sky \ on a peculiar disturbing night. - Shannon A. Thompson
...for every type of idea someone can have - no matter how weird or strange or gross or out there or disturbing - there is at least one person out there who enjoys that kind of idea, and the best part is seeing a book work its way to that person. - Stylo Fantome
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