„Wherever I went, I was on the wrong end of the stampede.“

Quelle: Dash & Lily's Book of Dares

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„How come I end up where I started?
How come I end up where I went wrong?“

—  Thom Yorke English musician, philanthropist and singer-songwriter 1968

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„I survived, but it's not a happy ending. I was a coward. I went to the war.“

—  Tim O'Brien, buch The Things They Carried

The Things They Carried (1990), On the Rainy River

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„The reason that I want to be alone
Tired of all the things that went wrong
That would have went right if I would have did it on my own“

—  Nas American rapper, record producer and entrepreneur 1973

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„I bet there's a tear in your eye wherever you're watching this. There's nothing wrong with tears; tears are often shed in joy.“

—  Jimmy Magee Gaelic games commentatot 1935 - 2017

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„What I intend to do is lead an investigation to find out what went right and what went wrong…. I think one of the things that people want us to do here is to play a blame game. We've got to solve problems. We're problem-solvers. There will be ample time for people to figure out what went right and what went wrong. What I'm interested in is helping save lives. That's what I want to do.“

—  George W. Bush 43rd President of the United States 1946

Answering a question regarding Katrina aftermath and what went wrong with government response — September 6, 2005. http://georgewbush-whitehouse.archives.gov/news/releases/2005/09/20050906.html
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„Sit there, clod-pate!" cried he; "for let me sit wherever I will, that will still be the upper end, and the place of worship to thee.“

—  Miguel de Cervantes Spanish novelist, poet, and playwright 1547 - 1616

Quelle: Don Quixote de la Mancha (1605–1615), Part II (1615), Book III, Ch. 31.

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„Wherever Law ends, Tyranny begins.“

—  John Locke, buch Two Treatises of Government

Second Treatise of Government, Sec. 202
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„So I have tried to make it clear that it is wrong to use immoral means to attain moral ends. But now I must affirm that it is just as wrong, or even more so, to use moral means to preserve immoral ends.“

—  Martin Luther King, Jr. American clergyman, activist, and leader in the American Civil Rights Movement 1929 - 1968

Quelle: Letter from the Birmingham Jail

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„What went wrong? Nothing and everything.“

—  Nick Hornby, buch High Fidelity

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„I don't care what people are saying Uptown or wherever they are. This city will be chocolate at the end of the day…This city will be a majority African-American city. It's the way God wants it to be.“

—  Ray Nagin politician, businessman 1956

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„Tired,
above all,
of being always with myself,
of finding myself everyday,
when the dream comes to an end,
wherever I am,
with the same old nose
and with the same old legs.“

—  Oliverio Girondo Argentinian writer 1891 - 1967

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