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All successful people these days seem to be neurotic. Perhaps we should stop being sorry for them and start being sorry
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"All successful people these days seem to be neurotic. Perhaps we should stop being sorry for them and start being sorry for me - for being so confounded normal"

- Deborah Kerr

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This quote by Deborah Kerr speaks with the concept that in today's society, success is often related to neurotic behavior. Kerr is suggesting that instead of feeling sorry for those who are unstable, we ought to feel sorry for those who are "regular" because they are not viewed as effective. This quote implies that in order to achieve success, one need to be aberrant, which those who are not unstable are not seen as effective. Kerr is suggesting that this is an unfair requirement, and that those who are "typical" must not be towered above. This quote speaks to the idea that success is frequently related to certain characteristics, and that those who do not have those characteristics are not viewed as effective. Kerr is recommending that this is an unfair standard, and that those who are "typical" need to not be towered above.

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Scotland Flag This quote is written / told by Deborah Kerr between September 30, 1921 and October 16, 2007. She was a famous Actress from Scotland. The author also have 5 other quotes.

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