„Life before Death.
Strength before Weakness.
Journey before Destination.“

—  Brandon Sanderson, buch The Way of Kings

Quelle: The Way of Kings

Letzte Aktualisierung 3. Juni 2021. Geschichte
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„Strength is Life, Weakness is death.“

—  Swami Vivekananda Indian Hindu monk and phylosopher 1863 - 1902

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„Capital T-truth is about life before death.“

—  David Foster Wallace American fiction writer and essayist 1962 - 2008

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„Love does not make you weak, because it is the source of all strength, but it makes you see the nothingness of the illusory strength on which you depended before you knew it.“

—  Léon Bloy French writer, poet and essayist 1846 - 1917

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„The bright days of my youth
They were full of hope
The great journey that was before me then
Was what was destined to be, bye bye.
Now I'm sorrowful,
The day is long past.
Alas and woe, oh.“

—  Enya Irish singer, songwriter, and musician 1961

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—  Ralph Waldo Emerson American philosopher, essayist, and poet 1803 - 1882

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„Before you enbark on a journey of revenge, dig two graves.“

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„The only means of being great in life is having the consciousness that you will not retreat before death.“

—  Jean-Marie Guyau French writer and philosopher 1854 - 1888

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