„The greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another.“

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— Jane Goodall British primatologist, ethologist, and anthropologist 1934
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„As comics writers we had to have villains in our stories. And once World War II started, the Nazis gave us the greatest villains in the world to fight against. It was a slam dunk.“

— Stan Lee American comic book writer 1922
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„Led Zeppelin is the greatest. Robert Plant is one of the most original vocalists of our time. As a rock band they deserve the kind of success they're getting.“

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