„I realize that if I wait until I am no longer afraid to act, write, speak, be, I'll be sending messages on a Ouija board, cryptic complaints from the other side“

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US-amerikanische Schriftstellerin und Aktivistin 1934 - 1992

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„If it's possible to send a message from heaven, I'll get one to you.“

—  Lurlene McDaniel American writer 1944

Quelle: Don't Die, My Love

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„I am an Agnostic because I am not afraid to think. I am not afraid of any god in the universe who would send me or any other man or woman to hell. If there were such a being, he would not be a god; he would be a devil.“

—  Clarence Darrow American lawyer and leading member of the American Civil Liberties Union 1857 - 1938

As quoted in a eulogy for Darrow by Emanuel Haldeman-Julius (1938)

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„I don't want to do something for the sake of it. I am prepared to wait. If I wait until I am buried, too bad.“

—  Michael Winner English film director, film producer, film editor and screenwriter 1935 - 2013

On regularly being asked to re-make Death Wish http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/entertainment/5315068.stm.

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„Wait, sir, until I am gone!“

—  Martin Joseph Routh Classical scholar and college head 1755 - 1854

Standard reply to people proposing changes in the running of Oxford University; quoted in Colin Gordon, Beyond the Looking Glass (1982), p. 37

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„I am just a copier, an impostor. I wait, I read magazines. After a while my brains send me a product… I am my brain's publisher.“

—  Philippe Starck French architect and industrial designer 1949

Attributed to Starck in: Wichert van Engelen (2007) Ideeėn genoeg. p. 25

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„I'll be alright
Once I find the other side
Of someday“

—  Sara Bareilles American pop rock singer-songwriter and pianist 1979

"Gonna Get Over You"
Written by Bareilles and Sam Farrar
Lyrics, Kaleidoscope Heart (2009)

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„There were all kinds of things I was afraid of at first, ranging from grizzly bears to 'mean' horses and gun-fighters; but by acting as if I was not afraid I gradually ceased to be afraid.“

—  Theodore Roosevelt American politician, 26th president of the United States 1858 - 1919

Chapter II The Vigor of Life http://www.bartleby.com/55/2.html
1910s, Theodore Roosevelt — An Autobiography (1913)

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„The longer I observe the way people really act, the happier I am that I never pay attention to them.“

—  George Alec Effinger, buch When Gravity Fails

Quelle: When Gravity Fails (1986), Chapter 13 (p. 168).

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„I will remain what I am until I die, a hunter, and when there are no buffalo or other game I will send my children to hunt and live on prairie, for where an Indian is shut up in one place his body becomes weak.“

—  Sitting Bull Hunkpapa Lakota medicine man and holy man 1831 - 1890

Recorded by James M. Walsh, inspector in the Northwest Territory of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, at a conference with Sitting Bull on March 23, 1879. Published in Utley, Robert M. The Lance and the Shield. New York: Henry Holt and Co., 1993. p. 206.

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„From whichever side I start, I think I am in an old place where others have been before me.“

—  Dejan Stojanovic poet, writer, and businessman 1959

“Garden," p. 126
The Sun Watches the Sun (1999), Sequence: “Hopelessness”

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