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Air is traditionally ‘thin,’ but the more we learn about our atmosphere, the more substantial it becomes. In some places it is so filled with inorganic flotsam that it is almost thick enough to plough; in others, it has become so primed with the by-products of life that it comes close to being a living tissue in its own right.  (Being Thick Quotes) When I was in my teens, I was very, very keen on being the author of a book. What the book was was secondary. I wanted it to be in hardback. I didn’t care how thick or thin it was, and I didn’t actually care what it was about.  (Being Thick Quotes) I know you’re supposed to be thick-skinned in this business, but I’m not. I kind of like to hang on to being vulnerable.  (Being Thick Quotes) There is good evidence that Venus once had liquid water and a much thinner atmosphere, similar to Earth billions of years ago. But today the surface of Venus is dry as a bone, hot enough to melt lead, there are clouds of sulfuric acid that reach a hundred miles high and the air is so thick it’s like being 900 meters deep in the ocean.  (Being Thick Quotes) I will never grow thick skin, so that you don’t have to feel bad about being a jerk to me  (Being Thick Quotes) People say that one of the most important things about being an actor is to have thick skin, but I don’t think that’s it. Because you can’t just walk around being tough, you have to be able to be vulnerable to do this. So really, it’s about not being defensive.  (Being Thick Quotes) When I was in first grade, the kids called me ‘fatso.’ It hurt, but the way I overcame it was to outrun every kid in the class. So I developed a thick skin, and athletics became my way of performing and being accepted  (Being Thick Quotes) There are people who say, ‘Oh this guy is quite thick.’ I think the reason is that, increasingly, I don’t mind being simple in terms of literary expression. Others say, ‘No, no, no. He went to Cambridge. He got a good degree. He must be Einstein.’  (Being Thick Quotes) I have a thick skin, which comes from being a not-really-skinny, dark-skinned Indian woman. I haven’t fit in every place, and so I’m kind of used to resistance  (Being Thick Quotes) Back in the 1950s, there was a top-secret program code-named SUNTAN being conducted at a top-secret facility called Skunk Works. Its objective? To develop a liquid-hydrogen-powered spy plane. Because liquid hydrogen is incredibly volatile, early experiments were conducted inside a bomb shelter with eight-foot-thick walls  (Being Thick Quotes) Freud was the son of a Jewish merchant who had to move his whole family to Vienna because he couldn’t get work. He, as a boy, had to watch his father be mocked and abused on the street for being Jewish... You develop a thick skin and you develop a certain kind of wit to defend yourself  (Being Thick Quotes) A human being has so many skins inside, covering the depths of the heart. We know so many things, but we don’t know ourselves! Why, thirty or forty skins or hides, as thick and hard as an ox’s or bear’s, cover the soul. Go into your own ground and learn to know yourself there  (Being Thick Quotes) As an actor, you have to get used to being told no, develop a thick skin, and just keep persevering  (Being Thick Quotes) The ocean is a place of skin, rich outer membranes hiding thick juicy insides, laden with the soup of being  (Being Thick Quotes) PRINT FREE GIANT POSTERS