65 Seizure Quotes On Success In Life

These seizure quotes will inspire you. Seizure is the act of taking control of something especially by force or violence or a sudden attack of illness, especially a stroke or an epileptic fit.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging seizure quotes, seizure sayings, and seizure proverbs.

Best Seizure Quotes

  1. “A non-violent revolution is not a program of seizure of power. It is a program of transformation of relationships, ending in a peaceful transfer of power.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi
  2. “Drugs. If they did not exist our governors would have invented them in order to prohibit them and so make much of the population vulnerable to arrest, imprisonment, seizure of property, and so on.” ~ Gore Vidal
  3. “Marijuana makes the best bio-diesel fuel on the planet, so it can make you energy. It grows 15 feet a summer, so it’s a renewable resource. It makes better paper than wood does. It makes clothing. Medical-wise, it’s stopping seizures, it’s working for post-traumatic stress, they’re even finding that it’s curing cancer in certain cases. I mean, this is a remarkable plant. Now, for those that smoke it recreationally, to feel good, what’s wrong with that? That’s mental health.” ~ Jesse Ventura
  4. “Our reality depends on what our biology is up to.” ~ David Eagleman

  5. “Why are you still with me, Fry?” CyFi asks after one of his body-shaking seizures. “Any sane dude woulda taken off days ago. “Who says I’m sane?” “Oh, you’re sane, Fry. You’re so sane, you scare me. You’re so sane, it’s insane.” ~ Neal Shusterman
  6. “The E Myth. Most entrepreneurs are merely technicians with an entrepreneurial seizure. Most entrepreneurs fail because you are working IN your business rather than ON your business.” ~ Michael Gerber
  7. “And that the said Constitution be never construed to authorize Congress to infringe the just liberty of the press, or the rights of conscience; or to prevent the people of the United States, who are peaceable citizens, from keeping their own arms; or to raise standing armies, unless necessary for the defense of the United States, or of some one or more of them; or to prevent the people from petitioning, in a peaceable and orderly manner, the federal legislature, for a redress of grievances; or to subject the people to unreasonable searches and seizures of their persons, papers or possessions.” ~ Samuel Adams
  8. “Ninety percent of a shirt that not only was bright purple and green but with a design on it that, if you moved too quickly, might cause a seizure in an unsuspecting onlooker.” ~ Lewis Black

  9. “The argument of socialists, that people really want to share, beyond a reasonable level of charity, is rubbish, though it is espoused by a lot of rich, pious hypocrites who want to share only enough to avoid widespread starvation, mob violence, and government seizure of more of their incomes.” ~ Conrad Black
  10. “Nothing whatever but the constitutional law, the political structure, of these United States protects any American from arbitrary seizure of his property and his person, from the Gestapo and the Storm Troops, from the concentration camp, the torture chamber, the revolver at the back of his neck in a cellar.” ~ Rose Wilder Lane
  11. “I am a father. My son’s name is Max and my daughter’s name is Billie Grace. Twelve years ago Max was born with Down Syndrome. His journey has been complicated by infantile seizures, sleep apnea, dietary challenges and now, puberty!” ~ John C. McGinley
  12. “The britishh seizure of Hong Kong was an aspect of one of the most ugly crimes of the britishh Empire: the takeover and destruction of India, and the use of India to flood China with opium.” ~ Robert Trout

  13. “The repeated claim before the ‘seizure of power’ – that the NSDAP, as a national social-revolutionary movement, and not simply another political party… would create new bonds of unity through its elimination and transcending of the party system, was highly attractive and conveyed much of Nazism’s dynamic appeal.” ~ Ian Kershaw
  14. “In my life I have had various health threats: polio, seizures, a brain aneurysm. None of these things has really changed me much, although it is hard to say for sure. These are events that are part of my life. They make me who I am. I am thankful for them. They are scary.” ~ Neil Young
  15. “…The Bill of Rights is a literal and absolute document. The First Amendment doesn’t say you have a right to speak out unless the government has a ‘compelling interest’ in censoring the Internet. The Second Amendment doesn’t say you have the right to keep and bear arms until some madman plants a bomb. The Fourth Amendment doesn’t say you have the right to be secure from search and seizure unless some FBI agent thinks you fit the profile of a terrorist. The government has no right to interfere with any of these freedoms under any circumstances.” ~ Harry Browne
  16. “We danced. Remember? I was so proud to have you there, in my arms,in front of other people. Even if you did look like you were having a seizure.” ~ Kiera Cass

  17. “I picked up one of the books and flipped through it. Don’t get me wrong, I like reading. But some books should come with warning labels: Caution: contains characters and plots guaranteed to induce sleepiness. Do not attempt to operate heavy machinery after ingesting more than one chapter. Has been known to cause blindness, seizures and a terminal loathing of literature. Should only be taken under the supervision of a highly trained English teacher. Preferably one who grades on the curve.” ~ Laurie Halse Anderson
  18. “When people talked about protecting their privacy when I was growing up, they were talking about protecting it from the government. They talked about unreasonable searches and seizures, about keeping the government out of their bedrooms.” ~ Al Franken
  19. “I remember when people used to think I was smart. I remember when people used to think my brain was useful. Damaged by water, sure. And ready to seizure at any moment. But still useful, and maybe even a little bit beautiful and sacred and magical.” ~ Sherman Alexie
  20. “Autism and seizures are the least known areas of illnesses.” ~ John Travolta

  21. “At this point two elderly security guards in parkas, the guys who normally work the front desk at the plant, asked John to step behind the tape. John claims that here he told the guards that he could not speak English and when that failed to persuade them, he fa…ked a violent seizure. I am unclear as to the purpose of this part of his plan. John flung himself down and began rolling around in the snow, thrashing his limbs about and screaming “EL SEIZURE!!! NO ES BUENO!!!” in a Mexican accent.” ~ David Wong
  22. “Grief was like a seizure that shook me like a storm.” ~ Patricia Cornwell
  23. “and while faith based on theological reasoning is today universally engaged in a bitter struggle with doubt and resistance from the prevailing brand of rationalism, it does seem that the naked fundamental experience itself, that primal seizure of mystic insight, stripped of religious concepts, perhaps no longer to be regarded as a religious experience at all, has undergone an immense expansion and now forms the soul of that complex irrationalism that haunts our era like a night bird lost in the dawn.” ~ Robert Musil
  24. “He was calling it an atonic seizure because, even if he didn’t know why it had happened, it was important to give it a cool name.” ~ Ben Aaronovitch

  25. “And you know, it’s possible that the priest and the Levite looked over that man on the ground and wondered if the robbers were still around. Or it’s possible that they felt that the man on the ground was merely faking. And he was acting like he had been robbed and hurt, in order to seize them over there, lure them there for quick and easy seizure. And so the first question that the Levite asked was, “If I stop to help this man, what will happen to me?” But then the Good Samaritan came by. And he reversed the question: “If I do not stop to help this man, what will happen to him?” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
  26. “I do not seek the good of others as a sanction for my right to exist, nor do I recognize the good of others as a justification for their seizure of my property or their destruction of my life.” ~ Ayn Rand
  27. “Cole grasped a handful of vials and syringes with one hand and dumped them on the island in front of me. They rolled and whirled in misshapen circles on the counter surface. “Here are our options.” My ears rang. “We have more than one?” “Three, precisely,” Cole said. He pointed to each in turn. “That one makes you a wolf. That one makes me a wolf. That one gives us both seizures.” ~ Maggie Stiefvater
  28. “Miles added it to his life’s lessons list. Call it Rule 27B. Never make key tactical decisions while having electroconvulsive seizures.” ~ Lois McMaster Bujold

  29. “I think the brain is a dynamic system in which some parts control or suppress other parts. And if perhaps one has damage in one of the controlling or suppressing areas, then you may have the emergence or eruption of something, whether it is a seizure, a criminal trait – – or even a sudden musical passion.” ~ Oliver Sacks
  30. “…I believe it is woman’s right to have a voice in all the laws and regulations by which she is to be governed; whether in Churchor State; and that the present arrangements of society, on these points, are a violation of human rights, a rank usurpation of power, a violent seizure and confiscation of what is sacredly and inalienably hers–and thus inflicting upon woman outrageous wrongs, working mischief incalculable in the social circle, and in its influence on the world producing only evil, and that continually.” ~ Angelina Grimke
  31. “I saw a video on YouTube of a girl who had very similar reactions to late-stage Lyme disease as I did. And I thought it was crazy. And when I saw her basically have a seizure on camera that looked very much like my seizure I felt, “Oh my god. That’s me.” And so it was really important to me, and I said to Sini, ‘We have to find some way to not just talk about Lyme disease, but to show it.” ~ Kathleen Hanna
  32. “Violating the 4th Amendment guarantees against illegal searches and seizures is not the way to solve crime problems.” ~ Tim Wise

  33. “They’re talking about kids who have grand mal seizures, and they’ve discovered that marijuana eases that down to where these children can have a life. That right there, to me, says, ‘Legalize it across the board!'” ~ Morgan Freeman
  34. “If every man and woman were to take the meaning of their life and pursue it passionately, they would alter the social landscape overnight. In fact, that’s how lasting revolutions are made- not by the raised arm of the masses, not by the military seizure of power, not by the political coup d’etat, but by individuals asserting who they are one at a time.” ~ Richard Bode
  35. “Thou shalt not covet means that it is sinful even to contemplate the seizure of another man’s goods – which is something which Socialists, whether Christian or otherwise, have never managed to explain away.” ~ John Chamberlain
  36. “Is he dancing or having a seizure?” ~ Jerry Lawler

  37. “The transformation is the most excruciating pain that you could possibly imagine, so you’re mimicking this grand mal seizure while wearing crazy latex make-up. It’s so bizarre. It’s really out there. The most challenging part is the emotional and physical side of it.” ~ Sam Huntington
  38. “Photography’s vaunted capture of a moment in time is the seizure and freezing of presence. It is the image of simultaneity, of the way that everything within a given space at a given moment is present to everything else; it is a declaration of the seamless integrity of the real.” ~ Rosalind E. Krauss
  39. “Marx…. Lenin…. Mao Tse-Tung…. These men were animated by the love of brother and this we must believe though their ends meant the seizure of power, and the building of mighty armies, the compulsion of concentration camps, the forced labor and torture and killing of tens of thousands, even millions.” ~ Dorothy Day
  40. “The seizure of passionate love can be, in such a context, only illicit, breaking in upon the order of one’s dutiful life in virtue as a devastating storm.” ~ Joseph Campbell

  41. “Many of our ally states don’t have these constitutional protections – in the UK, in New Zealand, in Australia. They’ve lost the right to be free from unreasonable search and seizure without probable cause. All of those countries, in the wake of these surveillance revelations, rushed through laws that were basically ghostwritten by the National Security Agency to enable mass surveillance without court oversight, without all of the standard checks and balances that one would expect.” ~ Edward Snowden , Free and seizure quotes
  42. “Although drugs are immoral and must be kept from the young, thousands of schools pressure parents to give the drug Ritalin to any lively child who may, sensibly, show signs of boredom in his classroom. Ritalin renders the child docile if not comatose. Side effects? “Stunted growth, facial tics, agitation and aggression, insomnia, appetite loss, headaches, stomach pains and seizures.” Marijuana would be far less harmful.” ~ Gore Vidal
  43. “It is always advantageous to exchange your king’s bishop pawn for the king’s pawn, since this leads to the seizure of the centre and, in addition, to the opening of a file for the rook.” ~ Francois-Andre Danican Philidor
  44. “I dressed my maids as Amazons and rode bare-breasted halfway to Damascus. Louis had a seizure and I damn near died of windburn…but the troops were dazzled!” ~ James Goldman

  45. “Further, democratic negotiators, or foreign negotiation specialists accepted to assist in the negotiations, may in a single stroke provide the dictators with the domestic and international legitimacy that they had been previously denied because of their seizure of the state, human rights violations, and brutalities. Without that desperately needed legitimacy, the dictators cannot continue to rule indefinitely.” ~ Gene Sharp
  46. “It is unfortunately none too well understood that, just as the State has no money of its own, so it has no power of its own. All the power it has is what society gives it, plus what it confiscates from time to time on one pretext or another, there is no other source from which State power can be drawn. Therefore every assumption of State power, whether by gift or seizure leaves society with so much less power; there is never, nor can be, any strengthening of State power without a corresponding and roughly equivalent depletion of social power.” ~ Albert J. Nock
  47. “If we do not learn to regard a war, and the separate campaigns of which it is composed, as a chain of linked engagements each leading to the next, but instead succumb to the idea that the capture of certain geographical points or the seizure of undefended provinces are of value in themselves, we are liable to regard them as windfall profits.” ~ Carl von Clausewitz
  48. “It is easier to seize wealth than to produce it, and as long as the State makes the seizure of wealth a matter of legalized privilege, so long will the squabble for that privilege go on.” ~ Albert J. Nock

  49. “I feel the best way to ensure Americans’ freedom is to tighten restrictions on that freedom in any way possible. Only through wiretaps, illegal searches and seizures, unfettered government intrusion, a controlled media and a complete crackdown on free speech can we ensure the liberties of all people.” ~ John Ashcroft
  50. “Disturbingly, the First Amendment, along with the Fourth Amendment – protecting against unreasonable searches and seizures, and requiring warrants – have been the major casualties of the shift in government policy in the last two decades. Unfortunately, I think that the biggest consequences of this tragedy won’t be clear until it is far, far too late.” ~ Chelsea Manning
  51. “There are just a host of problems born by the electronic age. Things we couldn’t even conceive of. I was amused by the analogy that Justice Scalia made in a case about a GPS tracker so you don’t know that’s being done to your car, is that a violation of your right to protection against unreasonable searches and seizures. So Justice Scalia imagines a constable clinging to the bottom of a carriage as it went on its way, so there was some notion that this similar: there is an official eye that’s on you, but you don’t know about it. Yes, there are all kinds of challenges.” ~ Ruth Bader Ginsburg
  52. “Lust was a positive high-tension cable, plugged into my core, activating a near-epileptic seizure of conviction that this was the one thing I had to do in life.” ~ Will Self

  53. “If an epileptic seizure is focused in a particular sweet spot in the temporal lobe, a person won´t have motor seizures, but instead something more subtle. The effect is something like a cognitive seizure, marked by changes of personality, hyperreligiosity (an obsession with religion and feelings of religious certainity), hypergraphia (extensive writing on a subject, usually about religion), the false sense of an external presence, and, often, the hearing voices that are attributed to a god. Some fraction of history´s prophets, martyrs, and leaders appear to have had temporal lobe epilepsy.” ~ David Eagleman
  54. “I feel so lucky that I met the love of my life. You know somebody’s in it to win it when…you’re having a seizure and they’re holding you.” ~ Kathleen Hanna
  55. “We have to make myths of our lives, the point being that if we do, then every grief or inexplicable seizure by weather, woe, or work can-if we discipline ourselves and think hard enough-be turned to account, be made to yield further insight into what it is to be alive, to be a human being.” ~ May Sarton
  56. “My son was autistic, and he suffered from seizure disorder every 5 to 10 days. He would suffer a seizure that would last 45 seconds to a minute and sleep for 12 hours.” ~ John Travolta

  57. “We can fight seizures if we fight for our dreams everyday and appreciate the little things we accomplish.” ~ Rachel Scott
  58. “National Health? Socialized pension funds? State-controlled television? Search and seizure laws? Forfeiture laws? If we’re not living in the Soviet Union of the United States we certainly have returned to 1776 and ‘taxation without representation.'” ~ Michael Moriarty , Search and seizure quotes
  59. “The seizure of power by armed force, the settlement of the issue by war, is the central task and the highest form of revolution. This Marxist-Leninist principle of revolution holds well universally, for China and for all other countries.” ~ Mao Zedong
  60. “It must always be remembered that what the Constitution forbids is not all searches and seizures, but unreasonable searches and seizures.” ~ Potter Stewart

  61. “We only have one dog now. Calamity Jane had to be put down. She was very old, and her medicine no longer controlled her seizures. Dilly is five now, I think. He’s a neutered American Pit Bull Terrier, very gentle, about the color of buckskin.” ~ Gene Wolfe
  62. “That is not a just government, nor is property secure under it, where the property which a man has in his personal safety and personal liberty, is violated by arbitrary seizures of one class of citizens for the service of the rest.” ~ James Madison
  63. “You can’t plan for a seizure of feeling, and for this reason I put everything else aside when I’m inspired.” ~ May Sarton

  64. “If [domain seizure] isn’t direct censorship, I don’t know what is.” ~ Dan Gillmor
  65. “Listing rights generally involves enumerating things you may do without interference (the right to free speech) or may not be done to you without your permission (illegal search and seizure, loud boy-band music in public places). They are protections, not gifts of material goods. Material goods and services must be taken from others, or provided by their labor, so if you believe you have an absolute right to them, and others don’t choose to provide it to you, you then have a ‘right’ to steal from them. But what about their far more fundamental right not to be robbed?” ~ Cliff Asness

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