„You have to live to really know things, my love“

—  Dan Simmons, buch Hyperion

Quelle: Hyperion

Letzte Aktualisierung 3. Juni 2021. Geschichte
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US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller 1948

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„The only thing that really matters is that there be an action of goodness, love and intelligence in living.“

—  Jiddu Krishnamurti Indian spiritual philosopher 1895 - 1986

Conversation 5
1970s, The Urgency of Change (1970)
Kontext: The only thing that really matters is that there be an action of goodness, love and intelligence in living. Is goodness individual or collective, is love personal or impersonal, is intelligence yours, mine or somebody else? If it is yours or mine then it is not intelligence, or love, or goodness. If goodness is an affair of the individual or of the collective, according to one's particular preference or decision, then it is no longer goodness.

Rich Mullins Foto

„I think, you know, the thing everybody really wants to know anyway is not what the theory of relativity is, but I think what we all really want to know anyways, is whether we're loved or not.“

—  Rich Mullins American christian musician 1955 - 1997

Wheaton, Illinois http://www.kidbrothers.net/words/concert-transcripts/wheaton-illinois-sep1590-backup-copy.html (April 11, 1997)
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„You know, actually we have no love — that is a terrible thing to realize.“

—  Jiddu Krishnamurti Indian spiritual philosopher 1895 - 1986

Varanasi 5th Public Talk (28 November 1964), The Collected Works, Vol. XV
Kontext: You know, actually we have no love — that is a terrible thing to realize. Actually we have no love; we have sentiment; we have emotionality, sensuality, sexuality; we have remembrances of something which we have thought as love. But actually, brutally, we have no love. Because to have love means no violence, no fear, no competition, no ambition. If you had love you will never say, "This is my family." You may have a family and give them the best you can; but it will not be "your family" which is opposed to the world. If you love, if there is love, there is peace. If you loved, you would educate your child not to be a nationalist, not to have only a technical job and look after his own petty little affairs; you would have no nationality. There would be no divisions of religion, if you loved. But as these things actually exist — not theoretically, but brutally — in this ugly world, it shows that you have no love. Even the love of a mother for her child is not love. If the mother really loved her child, do you think the world would be like this? She would see that he had the right food, the right education, that he was sensitive, that he appreciated beauty, that he was not ambitious, greedy, envious. So the mother, however much she may think she loves her child, does not love the child. So we have not that love.

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„I have a tendency to really stuff things. I don't really express, you know? Like, express certain feelings and stuff.“

—  Jack Osbourne Son of Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne 1985

MTV.com Jack Talks About His Addiction and Recovery

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„I really thought I could give it up… But I really love music, and having a creative outlet is really the best thing you can do for yourself.“

—  Edie Brickell singer from the United States 1966

"Whatever happened to Edie Brickell?" CNN.com (7 January 2004) http://www.cnn.com/2004/SHOWBIZ/Music/01/07/music.edie.brickell.ap/

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„Love can really screw you up before you learn to live with it.“

—  Nora Roberts American romance writer 1950

Quelle: Bride Quartet Boxed Set

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„We’re very lucky. You know, we have lots of things that we are very fortunate to have. You know, we have a house, you know? We have, you know, all these sort of nice things around us. And so, you know, we’re grateful for that because so many people don’t have that. We have, you know, relative stability and stuff like that. And, you know, lots of things that, you know, everyone would, you know, love to have.“

—  Prince William, Duke of Cambridge a member of the British royal family 1982

Response to the question "What’s the coolest thing about being a prince?" in an interview with Matt Lauer of NBC News, as quoted in FishbowlNY (15 June 2007) http://www.mediabistro.com/fishbowlny/whats-the-coolest-thing-about-being-a-prince_b5228

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„You know, you have to really decide where you want to live: if you want to live in the jungle or in the zoo. Because if you want the beauty, if you want freedom, the jungle is… that's your world.“

—  Miloš Forman czech-American director, screenwriter, and professor 1932 - 2018

GWU interview (1997)
Kontext: You know, you have to really decide where you want to live: if you want to live in the jungle or in the zoo. Because if you want the beauty, if you want freedom, the jungle is... that's your world. But you're in danger there, you have to live with snakes, sharks, tigers, skunks, you know, mosquitoes, leeches. You want to be safe, you have to live in the zoo. You are protected. You know, if you are a lamb, the tiger will not attack you. You know, you'll get a little bit something to eat every day; that's fine. You have to work hard, but you live behind the bars, and what's wonderful — you live there behind the bars and you dream about the beauty of the jungle. Now what happened was that the bars opened, and everybody runs after the dream. And suddenly, well, yeah, it's beautiful — yes, I am free to go wherever I want, do whatever I want, but where do I want to go? Oh, my God, and here is a tiger and here's a snake. Oh, oh, and people have a tendency to, you know, back. And you will be surprised how many people prefer to live in the zoo; they are not ready to pay for the freedom; they think that freedom should be, you know, for free, even for granted, which never is, never is.

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„I see and appreciate beauty in my weird little way. It’s easy to buy presents or make romantic gestures, but the more simple things demonstrate you really know someone – that’s what I find sexy and romantic. Being romantic is knowing what makes the person you love happy.“

—  Liv Tyler American actress, producer and former model 1977

Liv Tyler reveals what she finds sexy and romantic about husband David Gardner https://www.mirror.co.uk/3am/celebrity-news/liv-tyler-reveals-what-finds-13970530 (February 10, 2019)

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„Impossible things are really rough to do, you know.“

—  Brandon Sanderson, Alcatraz Versus the Shattered Lens

Quelle: Alcatraz Versus the Shattered Lens

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„There are many things that I want to tell you -- well, really, only one -- but that one is as large as the ocean -- as the ocean is deep and infinite, so is my love for you and it will be for all my life!“

—  Giacomo Puccini Italian composer 1858 - 1924

Ho tante cose che ti voglio dire, o una sola, ma grande come il mare, come il mare profonda ed infinita...Sei il mio amore e tutta la mia vita!
Act IV Sono andante?
La bohème (1896)

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„Do you know what I really need?
I need love love love love love, yeah!“

—  Kate Bush British recording artist; singer, songwriter, musician and record producer 1958

Song lyrics, Hounds of Love (1985)

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