„I should never be left alone with my mind for too long.“

—  Libba Bray

Letzte Aktualisierung 9. Februar 2022. Geschichte
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Libba Bray
US-amerikanische Schriftstellerin 1964

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„But all the while I was alone
The past was close behind,
I seen a lot of women
But she never escaped my mind“

—  Bob Dylan American singer-songwriter, musician, author, and artist 1941

Song lyrics, Blood on the Tracks (1975), Tangled Up In Blue

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Christine de Pizan Foto

„Alone am I, and alone I wish to be;
Alone my sweet love has left me.
Alone am I, without friend or mate,
Alone am I, mournful and angry.“

—  Christine de Pizan Italian French late medieval author 1365 - 1430

Seulete suy et seulete vueil estre,
Seulete m'a mon doulz ami laissiée,
Seulete suy, sanz compaignon ne maistre,
Seulette suy, dolente et courrouciée.
Cent Balades, no. 11, line 1; Maurice Roy (ed.) Œuvres Poétiques de Christine de Pisan (1886) vol. 1, p. 12. Translation from Aliki Barnstone & Willis Barnstone (eds.) A Book of Women Poets from Antiquity to Now (1980) p. 203.

„Artist should be left alone to paint or not to paint, write or not to write.“

—  A.R. Ammons American poet 1926 - 2001

Paris Review interview (1996)

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„I made up my mind long ago that life was too short to do anything for myself that I could pay others to do for me.“

—  W. Somerset Maugham British playwright, novelist, short story writer 1874 - 1965

"1941", p. 336
A Writer's Notebook (1946)

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Hilaire Belloc Foto

„Is there no Latin word for Tea? Upon my soul, if I had known that I would have left the vulgar stuff alone.“

—  Hilaire Belloc writer 1870 - 1953

"On Tea", On Nothing and Kindred Subjects (1908)

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„I was taken by His voice and His gestures, not by the substance of His speech. He charmed me but never convinced me; for He was too vague, too distant and obscure to reach my mind.“

—  Khalil Gibran, buch Jesus, The Son of Man

Manasseh: On the Speech and Gesture of Jesus
Jesus, The Son of Man (1928)
Kontext: I admired Him as a man rather than as a leader. He preached something beyond my liking, perhaps beyond my reason. And I would have no man preach to me.
I was taken by His voice and His gestures, not by the substance of His speech. He charmed me but never convinced me; for He was too vague, too distant and obscure to reach my mind.
I have known other men like Him. They are never constant nor are they consistent. It is with eloquence not with principles that they hold your ear and your passing thought, but never the core of your heart.

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„From my weakness, I drew strength that never left me.“

—  Jorge Luis Borges, buch Ficciones

Quelle: Ficciones

Edward Thomas Foto

„The flowers left thick at nightfall in the wood
This Eastertide call into mind the men,
Now far from home, who, with their sweethearts, should
Have gathered them and will do never again.“

—  Edward Thomas Poet and journalist 1878 - 1917

"In Memoriam (Easter 1915)", line 1, cited from Collected Poems (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1978) p. 173.

Walt Disney Foto

„Disneyland will never be completed. It will continue to grow as long as there is imagination left in the world.“

—  Walt Disney American film producer and businessman 1901 - 1966

A similar quotes about EPCOT and other similar statements about Disneyland also exist.
The Quotable Walt Disney (2001)
Variante: Disneyland will never be completed. It will continue to grow as long as there is imagination left in the world.

Park Chung-hee Foto

„Like a Long Magnolia Blossom Bending to the Wind. Under heavy silence. Of a house in mourning. Only the cry of cicadas. Ma'am, ma'am, ma'am. Seem to long for you who is now gone. Under the August sun. The Indian Lilacs turn crimson. As if trying to heal the wounds of the mind. My wife has departed alone. Only I am left. Like a lone magnolia blossom bending to the wind. Where can I appeal. The sadness of a broken heart.“

—  Park Chung-hee Korean Army general and the leader of South Korea from 1961 to 1979 1917 - 1979

Poem (August 1974), as quoted in Brothers at War: The Unending Conflict in Korea https://en.wikiquote.org/wiki/Special:BookSources/9781846680670 (2013), by Sheila Miyoshi Jager, London: Profile Books, p. 414.

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