- I always thought of photography as a naughty thing to do - that was one of my favorite things about it, and when I first did it, I felt very perverse.
[ Always Did Favorite Felt First Naughty Perverse Photography Thing Things Thought Very]
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- What family you were born into matters so much more than it did before in a perverse way.
[ Before Born Did Family Into Matters More Much Perverse Than Way Were]
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- Admitting weakness seems to be such a severe psychic threat for Bush that when he makes a mistake it's safer just to reinforce it. The strategy creates a perverse system of rewards and punishments.
[ Admitting Bush Creates Just Makes Mistake Perverse Psychic Punishments Reinforce Rewards Safer Seems Severe Strategy Such System Threat Weakness]
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- There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
[ Characteristic Difficult Easy Human Likes Make Perverse Seems Some Things]
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- That strategy of buy and hold, which is the sound and sensible one for the individual, can have very dangerous and perverse effects for the market as a whole.
[ Buy Dangerous Effects Hold Individual Market Perverse Sensible Sound Strategy Very Which Whole]
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- We are perverse creatures and never satisfied.
[ Creatures Never Perverse Satisfied]
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- I love my work with a frenetic and perverse love, as an ascetic loves the hair shirt which scratches his belly.
[ Ascetic Belly Frenetic Hair His Love Loves Perverse Scratches Shirt Which Work]
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- Increasing inequality in income distribution in this country has broader policy implications, and there is also the growing problem of perverse incentives that result from executives receiving grossly disproportionate compensation based on decisions they themselves take.
[ Also Based Broader Compensation Country Decisions Disproportionate Distribution Executives Grossly Growing Implications Incentives Income Increasing Inequality Perverse Policy Problem Receiving Result Take Themselves]
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- Our career path has tended to be the most perverse and contrary approach to the entertainment industry imaginable, while at the same time doing the kinds of things that you have to do, the videos, the photos and all that sort of stuff.
[ Approach Career Contrary Doing Entertainment Imaginable Industry Kinds Most Our Path Perverse Photos Same Sort Stuff Tended Things Time Videos While]
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- There was a perverse side of me, with things like Van Helsing coming out. I didn't want to go down that route.
[ Coming Down Go Out Perverse Route Side Things Van Want]
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- In science, "fact" can only mean "confirmed to such a degree that it would be perverse to withhold provisional assent." I suppose that apples might start to rise tomorrow, but the possibility does not merit equal time in physics classrooms.
[ Apples Assent Classrooms Confirmed Degree Does Equal Fact Mean Merit Might Only Perverse Physics Possibility Provisional Rise Science Start Such Suppose Time Tomorrow Withhold Would]
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- And you know, almost in a perverse way, I wish it had been undue influence because we know how to correct that. We get rid of the people who, in fact, were exercising that.
[ Almost Because Been Correct Exercising Fact Get Had How Influence Know Perverse Rid Undue Way Were Wish]
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- I would tell anyone who wants something from someone else to feign not wanting it. People are perverse. If you show great affection to them, they'll run the other way.
[ Affection Anyone Else Feign Great Other Perverse Run Show Someone Something Tell Them Wanting Wants Way Would]
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- Solitude gives birth to the original in us, to beauty unfamiliar and perilous - to poetry. But also, it gives birth to the opposite: to the perverse, the illicit, the absurd.
[ Absurd Also Beauty Birth Gives Opposite Original Perilous Perverse Poetry Solitude Unfamiliar Us]
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- Anything that was perverse and silly would be Kids in the Hall.
[ Anything Hall Kids Perverse Silly Would]
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- The more decadent a culture gets, the more they have a need for what they don't have at all, which is innocence, so you end up with kiddie porn and a perverse obsession with youth.
[ Culture Decadent End Gets Innocence More Need Obsession Perverse Up Which Youth]
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- It is reality that awakens possibilities, and nothing would be more perverse than to deny it.
[ Awakens Deny More Nothing Perverse Possibilities Reality Than Would]
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- There is probably a perverse pride in my administration... that we were going to do the right thing, even if short-term it was unpopular. And I think anybody who's occupied this office has to remember that success is determined by an intersection in policy and politics and that you can't be neglecting of marketing and P.R. and public opinion.
[ Administration Anybody Determined Even Going Intersection Marketing Neglecting Occupied Office Opinion Perverse Policy Politics Pride Probably Public Remember Right Short-Term Success Thing Think Unpopular Were]
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- It is better to be thought perverse than insincere.
[ Better Insincere Perverse Than Thought]
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- A lot of my characters in all of my books have a self-destructive urge. They'll do precisely the thing that they know is wrong, take a perverse delight in doing the wrong thing.
[ Books Characters Delight Doing Know Lot Perverse Precisely Self-Destructive Take Thing Urge Wrong]
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- Most of the dogmatic religions have exhibited a perverse talent for taking the wrong side on the most important concepts in the material universe, from the structure of the solar system to the origin of man.
[ Concepts Dogmatic Exhibited Important Man Material Most Origin Perverse Religions Side Solar Structure System Taking Talent Universe Wrong]
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- I think it's realistic to have hope. One can be a perverse idealist and say the easiest thing: 'I despair. The world's no good.' That's a perverse idealist. It's practical to hope, because the hope is for us to survive as a human species. That's very realistic.
[ Because Despair Easiest Good Hope Human Idealist Perverse Practical Realistic Say Species Survive Thing Think Us Very World]
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- The real evil with which we have to contend is not the physical evil of the Famine, but the moral evil of the selfish, perverse and turbulent character of the people.
[ Character Contend Evil Famine Moral Perverse Physical Real Selfish Turbulent Which]
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- The supply-side effect of a restrictive monetary policy is likely to be perverse, in that high interest rates enter into costs and thus exert inflationary pressure.
[ Costs Effect Enter Exert High Inflationary Interest Into Likely Monetary Perverse Policy Pressure Rates Restrictive Thus]
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- Isn't that the most perverse thing you've ever heard?
[ Ever Heard Most Perverse Thing]
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