„I keep turning over new leaves, and spoiling them, as I used to spoil my copybooks; and I make so many beginnings there never will be an end. (Jo March)“

—  Louisa May Alcott, buch Little Women

Quelle: Little Women

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US-amerikanische Schriftstellerin 1832 - 1888

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„Just as iron rusts unless it is used, and water putrifies or, in cold, turns to ice, so our intellect spoils unless it is kept in use.“

—  Leonardo Da Vinci Italian Renaissance polymath 1452 - 1519

The Notebooks of Leonardo da Vinci (1883), XIX Philosophical Maxims. Morals. Polemics and Speculations.
Variante: Just as iron rusts from disuse... even so does inaction spoil the intellect.

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„Making comparisons can spoil your happiness.“

—  François Lelord, buch Hectors Reise

Quelle: Hector and the Search for Happiness

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„(Quoting his three year old son on a James Blunt song) "Daddy, turn it off, it's spoiling my brain"“

—  Bill Bailey English comedian, musician, actor, TV and radio presenter and author 1965

Tinselworm (2008)

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„Use a good strong thick bold line so that we may get into the habit of leaving out those prettinesses which only cost money and spoil our design.“

—  William Burges English architect 1827 - 1881

Attributed to William Burges (1860) paper on architectural drawing in: Sir Reginald Theodore Blomfield (1912) Architectural drawing and draughtsmen https://archive.org/stream/cu31924015419991#page/n25/mode/2up, Cassell & company, limited, 1912. p. 6-7

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„Time keeps movin' on,
Friends they turn away.
I keep movin' on
But I never found out why
I keep pushing so hard the dream,
I keep tryin to make it right
Through another lonely day, whoaa.“

—  Janis Joplin American singer and songwriter 1943 - 1970

"Kozmic Blues", co-written with Gabriel Mekler
I Got Dem Ol' Kozmic Blues Again Mama! (1969)

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„Making mental sermons, can spoil delicious moments.“

—  Remy de Gourmont French writer 1858 - 1915

A Virgin Heart (trans. 1922)

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„Jupiter, what spoils of war will our gift make yours!“
Juppiter, o quanta belli donabere praeda!

—  Statius, buch Thebaid

Quelle: Thebaid, Book IV, Line 769

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