„Be Royal in your Own Fashion: Act like a King to be treated“

—  Robert Greene, buch The 48 Laws of Power

Quelle: The 48 Laws of Power

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Robert Greene1
US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller 1959

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Eric Temple Bell Foto

„Fashion as king is sometimes a very stupid ruler.“

—  Eric Temple Bell mathematician and science fiction author born in Scotland who lived in the United States for most of his life 1883 - 1960

Quelle: Mathematics: Queen and Servant of Science (1938), p. 146
Kontext: Fashion as king is sometimes a very stupid ruler. As was observed a little way back, the kernel of Plücker's theory of geometric dimensionality is that the dimensionality of a given space is not an absolute constant, but depends upon the elements, accepted as irreducible, in terms of which the space is described.

Anatole France Foto

„It is human nature to think wisely and to act in an absurd fashion.“

—  Anatole France French writer 1844 - 1924

Il est dans la nature humaine de penser sagement et d'agir d'une façon absurde.
Le livre de mon ami http://fr.wikisource.org/wiki/Le_Livre_de_Pierre_-_Premi%C3%A8res_conqu%C3%AAtes#II._La_Dame_en_blanc (1885): Le livre de Pierre, part I, ch. II: La dame en blanc

Yohji Yamamoto Foto

„I want to achieve anti-fashion through fashion. That's why I'm always heading in my own direction, in parallel to fashion.“

—  Yohji Yamamoto Japanese fashion designer 1943

Yohji Yamamoto. May I Help You? in Talking to Myself (2002), Ch. 9: Creation.

Bertolt Brecht Foto

„Do not treat me in this fashion. Don't leave me out. Have I not
Always spoken the truth in my books?“

—  Bertolt Brecht German poet, playwright, theatre director 1898 - 1956

A response to the Nazi book burnings, in "To Posterity" (1939) as translated by H. R. Hays (1947)
Kontext: Do not treat me in this fashion. Don't leave me out. Have I not
Always spoken the truth in my books? And now
You treat me like a liar! I order you:
Burn me!
Those who lead the country into the abyss
Call ruling too difficult
For ordinary men.
Ah, what an age it is
When to speak of trees is almost a crime
For it is a kind of silence about injustice!

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Marie de Rabutin-Chantal, marquise de Sévigné Foto

„The fashion of liking Racine will pass away like that of coffee.“

—  Marie de Rabutin-Chantal, marquise de Sévigné French noble 1626 - 1696

La mode d'aimer Racine passera comme la mode du café.
According to Voltaire, Letters (Jan. 29, 1690), who connected two remarks of hers to make the phrase; one from a letter March 16, 1679, the other, March 10, 1672. La Harpe reduced the mot to "Racine passera comme le café?"
Hoyt's New Cyclopedia Of Practical Quotations

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George Santayana Foto

„My atheism, like that of Spinoza, is true piety towards the universe and denies only gods fashioned by men in their own image, to be servants of their human interests.“

—  George Santayana 20th-century Spanish-American philosopher associated with Pragmatism 1863 - 1952

"On My Friendly Critics"
Soliloquies in England and Later Soliloquies (1922)
Quelle: Soliloquies in England & Later Soliloquies

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George Bernard Shaw Foto

„It is difficult, if not impossible, for most people to think otherwise than in the fashion of their own period.“

—  George Bernard Shaw, Saint Joan

Preface http://books.google.com/books?id=T70Ahd88jSMC&q=%22It+is+difficult+if+not+impossible+for+most+people+to+think+otherwise+than+in+the+fashion+of+their+own+period%22&pg=PA46#v=onepage to Saint Joan: A Chronicle Play In Six Scenes And An Epilogue (1923)

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Don Bluth Foto

„I think the destiny of all men is to be kings, the destiny of all women is to be queens. In some fashion or another, that’s the destiny that we call it family but it’s supposed to be that.“

—  Don Bluth American animator 1937

DRAGON’S LAIR: An interview with Don Bluth and Gary Goldman https://www.indiewire.com/2015/12/dragons-lair-an-interview-with-don-bluth-and-gary-goldman-122447/ (December 18, 2015)

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Prevale Foto

„Fashion will never give you as much emotion as your song.“

—  Prevale Italian DJ and producer 1983

Original: La moda non ti darà mai emozione quanto una tua canzone.

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Jani Allan Foto

„Dressing with style is akin to issuing a manifesto; dressing fashionably is like signing a petition.“

—  Jani Allan South African columnist and broadcaster 1952


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