„If you care about something you have to protect it – If you’re lucky enough to find a way of life you love, you have to find the courage to live it.“

—  John Irving, buch Owen Meany

Quelle: A Prayer for Owen Meany

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US-amerikanischer Romanautor 1942

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„Sometimes, if you want to protect something you care about, you have to take extreme steps.“

—  Shamini Flint, buch Inspector Singh Investigates: A Most Peculiar Malaysian Murder

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„Good love is hard to find.
You got lucky, babe.
You got lucky, babe, when I found you.“

—  Tom Petty American musician 1950 - 2017

You Got Lucky, written with Mike Campbell
Lyrics, Long After Dark (1982)

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„you will find as you look back upon your life that the moments when you have truly lived are the moments when you have done things in the spirit of love.“

—  Henry Drummond Scottish evangelist, writer and lecturer 1851 - 1897

Variante: You will find, as you look back upon your life, that the moments when you really lived are the moments when you have done things in the spirit of love.

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„When you find your path, you must not be afraid. You need to have sufficient courage to make mistakes.“

—  Paulo Coelho, buch Brida

Quelle: Brida (1990).
Kontext: When you find your path, you must not be afraid. You need to have sufficient courage to make mistakes. Disappointment, defeat, and despair are the tools God uses to show us the way.

„You care enough, that you want your life to be fulfilled in a living way, not in a painting way, not in a writing way…you really do want it to be involving in living, corresponding with other living objects, moving, changing, that kind of thing.“

—  Edie Sedgwick Socialite, actress, model 1943 - 1971

Edie : Girl On Fire (2006)
Kontext: You care enough, that you want your life to be fulfilled in a living way, not in a painting way, not in a writing way... you really do want it to be involving in living, corresponding with other living objects, moving, changing, that kind of thing.

Citát „You are what you are. Find a way to live with it.“
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„As long as you find something beautiful, good, and true to believe in and abide by, you have the equivalent of God in your life.“

—  Thich Nhat Hanh Religious leader and peace activist 1926

Quelle: Creating True Peace: Ending Violence in Yourself, Your Family, Your Community, and the World

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„I am a born builder. I grew up pretty fearless with an understanding that if you want something in life, you have to be creative in going about achieving it. You’re not always going to have an easy path to success, but if it’s important enough you’ll figure out a way to make it work.“

—  Jessica Alba American model, free-diver and businesswoman; TV and film actress 1981

On being driven even at an early age in “Jessica Alba on Being Brave, Dealing With Self-Doubt and Overcoming Major Breakdowns” https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/315948 in Entrepreneur (2018 Jun 29)

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