„The rich people are those who create wealth, and you have to treat them well so they continue to give wealth.“
— Augusto Pinochet Former dictator of the republic of Chile 1915 - 2006
Speech (26 May 1988), quoted in "Las frases para el bronce de Pinochet."
„Really? That would be a first. I'm the son of, Jason. I might as well be covered in blood or sewage, the way people treat me. I don't belong anywhere. I'm not even from this. But that's not enough to set me apart.“
— Rick Riordan, buch The House of Hades
Quelle: The House of Hades
— Albert Einstein German-born physicist and founder of the theory of relativity 1879 - 1955
— Augustus founder of Julio-Claudian dynasty and first emperor of the Roman Empire -63 - 14 v.Chr
In Suetonius, Lives of the Twelve Caesars, II., 25.
Cf. Shakespeare, Macbeth I. vii, "If it were done when 'tis done, then 'twere well it were done quickly".
Original: (la) Sat celeriter fieri, quidquid fiat satis bene.
— George Carlin American stand-up comedian 1937 - 2008
„They were a well-behaved group, too; getting in trouble often enough so there could be no doubt about their masculinity, but not enough so that the discipline officer would remember any of their names.“
— Michael Kurland American writer 1938
Quelle: Tomorrow Knight (1976), Chapter 3 (p. 25)
— Bette Davis film and television actress from the United States 1908 - 1989
— John Varley American science fiction author 1947
"Press Enter", Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine (May 1984)
— Jack Levine American artist 1915 - 2010
Selden Rodman, Conversations With Artists, 1956.
„acquaintance, n.: A person whom we know well enough to borrow from, but not well enough to lend to.“
— Ambrose Bierce, buch Des Teufels Wörterbuch
The Devil's Dictionary (1911)
Kontext: Acquaintance, n. A person whom we know well enough to borrow from, but not well enough to lend to. A degree of friendship called slight when its object is poor or obscure, and intimate when he is rich or famous
„While it is well enough to leave footprints on the sands of time, it is even more important to make sure they point in a commendable direction.“
— James Branch Cabell American author 1879 - 1958
Beyond Life (1919) Ch. VI : Which Values the Candle, § 2, p. 173
„I had a couple of endorsements but they never came to nothing. I don't want any. I don't need them. If the people who give them don't think Latins are good enough, I don't think they are good enough. The hell with them. I make endorsements in Spanish countries, and give the money to charity.“
— Roberto Clemente Puerto Rican baseball player 1934 - 1972
As quoted in "'Nobody Does Anything Better Than Me in Baseball,' Says Roberto Clemente....Well, He's Right," by Roy Blount, Jr. (as C.R. Ways), in The New York Times Magazine (April 9, 1972), p. 42; reprinted as "Clemente's Time of Honor Has Come" https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=1qNhAAAAIBAJ&sjid=xGwDAAAAIBAJ&pg=7369%2C3839734 in The Pittsburgh Press (Tuesday, April 25, 1972), p. 31
Other, <big><big>1970s</big></big>, <big>1972</big>
— Ogden Nash American poet 1902 - 1971
"More About People"
Many Long Years Ago (1945)
Quelle: Hard Lines
„You deserve a longer letter than this; but it is my unhappy fate seldom to treat people so well as they deserve.“
— Jane Austen English novelist 1775 - 1817
Letter to Cassandra (1798-12-24) [Letters of Jane Austen -- Brabourne Edition]
„Most people think the world is out to get them, because they have all the evidence they need—they don’t get enough of what they want. But that doesn’t make it so.“
— John Barnes, buch Mother of Storms
Quelle: Mother of Storms (1994), p. 104
— Ludovico Ariosto, buch Der rasende Roland
Statti col dolce in bocca; e non ti doglia
Ch'amareggiare al fin non te la voglia.
Canto III, stanza 62 (tr. B. Reynolds)
Orlando Furioso (1532)
„He is wealthy enough, that wanteth not: he is great enough, that is his own master: he is happy enough, that lives to die well.“
— Joseph Hall British bishop 1574 - 1656
Three Centuries of Meditations and Vowes century III, LIX.