„Some people are like Slinkies. They aren't really good for anything, but they still bring a smile to my face when I push them down a flight of stairs.“

—  Patricia Briggs, buch Iron Kissed

Quelle: Iron Kissed

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„If my goals and victories can help the world remember Chernobyl and bring a smile to the face of the people still suffering then I dedicate all my success to them.“

—  Andriy Shevchenko Ukrainian association football player 1976

On Chernobylhttp://blogs.guardian.co.uk/observer/archives/2005/02/22/curse_of_the_observer_interview.html

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„If I have any worth, it is to live my life for God so as to teach these peoples; even though some of them still look down on me.“

—  Saint Patrick 5th-century Romano-British Christian missionary and bishop in Ireland 385 - 461

Letter to the Soldiers of Coroticus (c.450?)
Kontext: I am Patrick, yes a sinner and indeed untaught; yet I am established here in Ireland where I profess myself bishop. I am certain in my heart that "all that I am," I have received from God. So I live among barbarous tribes, a stranger and exile for the love of God. He himself testifies that this is so. I never would have wanted these harsh words to spill from my mouth; I am not in the habit of speaking so sharply. Yet now I am driven by the zeal of God, Christ's truth has aroused me. I speak out too for love of my neighbors who are my only sons; for them I gave up my home country, my parents and even pushing my own life to the brink of death. If I have any worth, it is to live my life for God so as to teach these peoples; even though some of them still look down on me.

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„I like people too much or not at all. I've got to go down deep, to fall into people, to really know them.“

—  Sylvia Plath, The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath

Variante: Then it hit me and I just blurted, 'I like people too much or not at all. I've got to go down deep, to fall into people, to really know them.
Quelle: The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath

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„I have a lot of doubts about following my muse when my muse leads me down some weird path. Again, like quilts. But I also know that if I do something just because I know people will approve of that, that's not really going to help me as an artist.“

—  Nina Paley US animator, cartoonist and free culture activist 1968

1h12m00s https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M7mB_WlihQo#t=1h12m00s
Kontext: Everyone wants me to make another movie and I'm like "Yeah, I'm doing quilts." Yeah, I have ideas. I have to be really, really obsessively moved. Like I have to have no other choice to do a project that takes that much time and it has to be a motivation other than just that I know that I will get approval for it. Much as I love approval, I mean it's extremely tempting. I want it. And I have a lot of doubts about following my muse when my muse leads me down some weird path. Again, like quilts. But I also know that if I do something just because I know people will approve of that, that's not really going to help me as an artist. So I'm not ruling out doing another film, but I'm only going to do it if I have no other choice, which was the case with Sita Sings the Blues.

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„In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.“

—  Anne Frank victim of the Holocaust and author of a diary 1929 - 1945

Variante: Despite everything, I believe that people are really good at heart.

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