„Without question, the greatest invention in the history of mankind is beer. Oh, I grant you that the wheel was also a fine invention, but the wheel does not go nearly as well with pizza.“

—  Dave Barry

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Dave Barry
US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller und Humorist 1947

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Guillaume Apollinaire Foto
David Levithan Foto
John Kenneth Galbraith Foto

„In 1929 the discovery of the wonders of the geometric series struck Wall Street with a force comparable to the invention of the wheel.“

—  John Kenneth Galbraith, buch The Great Crash, 1929

Quelle: The Great Crash, 1929 (1954 and 1997 https://openlibrary.org/books/OL25728842M/The_Great_Crash_1929), Chapter IV, In Goldman Sachs We Trust, Section VI, p. 63

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„The creation of Dianetics is a milestone for Man comparable to his discovery of fire and superior to his inventions of the wheel and the arch.“

—  L. Ron Hubbard American science fiction author, philosopher, cult leader, and the founder of the Church of Scientology 1911 - 1986

Opening line.
Dianetics : The Modern Science of Mental Health (1950)

Jacques Lipchitz Foto
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„The greatest invention of the nineteenth century was the invention of the method of invention.“

—  Alfred North Whitehead English mathematician and philosopher 1861 - 1947

Quelle: 1920s, Science and the Modern World (1925), Ch. 6: "The Nineteenth Century"

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„It is blood which moves the wheels of history.“

—  Benito Mussolini Duce and President of the Council of Ministers of Italy. Leader of the National Fascist Party and subsequent Republican… 1883 - 1945

Speech in Parma (13 December 1914) quoted in Foreign Affairs, May 1924, p 234 https://books.google.com/books?id=DsRYAAAAMAAJ&pg=RA1-PA234&lpg=RA1-PA234&dq=%22It+is+blood+which+moves+the+wheels+of+history!%22&source=bl&ots=v0BzInFnc_&sig=gEqKCdgCipviuomrOppXZrk6E_E&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjgtZuZvY_ZAhXJmeAKHWwWB_EQ6AEIUTAG#v=onepage&q=%22It%20is%20blood%20which%20moves%20the%20wheels%20of%20history!%22&f=false
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„The wheel weaves as the wheel wills“

—  Robert Jordan, The Shadow Rising

Moiraine Damodred
The Shadow Rising (15 September 1992)
Variante: The Wheel weaves as the Wheel wills, and we are only the thread of the Pattern.
Quelle: The Wheel of Time: Boxed Set #3

Thomas Carlyle Foto
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„Inventing as you go, are you?“

—  Lois McMaster Bujold, buch The Hallowed Hunt

“Yes, I am quite godlike in that way, if no other.”
Quelle: World of the Five Gods series, The Hallowed Hunt (2005), Chapter 18 (p. 328)

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„[on the greatest invention] Liquid Prell.“

—  Mel Brooks American director, writer, actor, and producer 1926

The 2,000 Year Old Man (and sequels)

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„I don't want to go through life as a Wonder Wheel murderer!“

—  Richard Pryor American stand-up comedian, actor, social critic, writer, and MC 1940 - 2005

The Toy (1982)

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