„A week of camp life is worth six months of theoretical teaching in the meeting room.“

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Robert Baden-Powell Foto
Robert Baden-Powell9
britischer Kavallerie-Offizier und Gründer der Pfadfinderbe… 1857 - 1941

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Ann Brashares Foto
Donald Rumsfeld Foto

„And it is not knowable if force will be used, but if it is to be used, it is not knowable how long that conflict would last. It could last, you know, six days, six weeks. I doubt six months.“

—  Donald Rumsfeld U.S. Secretary of Defense 1932

TownHall Meeting At Aviano Air Base in Italy (7 February 2003) https://web.archive.org/web/20070114160540/http://www.defenselink.mil/transcripts/2003/t02072003_t0207sdtownhall.html

Ingrid Newkirk Foto

„Six million people died in concentration camps, but six billion broiler chickens will die this year in slaughterhouses.“

—  Ingrid Newkirk British-American activist 1949

The Washington Post, 1983 November 13

Charles Bukowski Foto

„It wasn't my day. My week. My month. My year. My life. God damn it.“

—  Charles Bukowski, buch Pulp

Variante: It wasn’t my day. My week. My month. My year. My life. God damn it.
Quelle: Pulp

Daniel Levitin Foto

„During the first six months or so of life… the infant brain is unable to clearly distinguish the source of sensory inputs“

—  Daniel Levitin American psychologist 1957

This is Your Brain on Music (2006)
Kontext: During the first six months or so of life... the infant brain is unable to clearly distinguish the source of sensory inputs; vision, hearing, and touch meld into a unitary perceptual representation.... inputs from the various sensory receptors may connect to many different parts of the brain, pending pruning that will occur later in life. As Simon Baron-Cohen has described it, with all this sensory cross talk, the infant lives in a state of complete psychodelic splendor (without the aid of drugs).

Isaac Asimov Foto
Thomas Friedman Foto

„The next six months in Iraq — which will determine the prospects for democracy-building there — are the most important six months in U. S. foreign policy in a long, long time.“

—  Thomas Friedman American journalist and author 1953

New York Times (30 November 2003) "The Chant Not Heard".
"The next … months" in Iraq

Richelle Mead Foto
H. Beam Piper Foto

„Everything has to be at once for six-month-old puppies, six-year-old children, and reformers of any age.“

—  H. Beam Piper American science fiction writer 1904 - 1964

A Slave is a Slave (1962)
Kontext: Oh, he won't think of it in those terms. He'll be preventing me from sabotaging the Emancipation. He doesn't want to wait three generations; he wants to free them at once. Everything has to be at once for six-month-old puppies, six-year-old children, and reformers of any age.

Fabio Cannavaro Foto

„If Rio Ferdinand is worth £120,000 a week, Cannavaro is worth a hundred million a day.“

—  Fabio Cannavaro Italian footballer 1973

Eamon Dunphy, on Fabio Cannavaro's performance during Germany 2006 http://www.elevenaside.com/quoteoftheday/

Keshub Chunder Sen Foto
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Mary Baker Eddy Foto

„Mystery does not enshroud Christ's teachings, and they are not theoretical and fragmentary, but practical and complete“

—  Mary Baker Eddy, buch Wissenschaft und Gesundheit mit Schlüssel zur Heiligen Schrift

Quelle: Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures, p. 98

Christina Rossetti Foto

„One day in the country
Is worth a month in town.“

—  Christina Rossetti English poet 1830 - 1894

Summer; reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Foto

„You know, they can't keep me here for more than six months.“

—  Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Bengali revolutionary, founder ("father") of Bangladesh 1920 - 1975

While speaking with a western journalist during proceedings of the Agartala conspiracy trial. Mujib was released within in seven months of his arrest as a result of mass agitation and wide scale civil disobedience in East Pakistan. http://www.thedailystar.net/magazine/2008/08/04/chintito.htm
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Sebastian Faulks Foto
Henry Van Dyke Foto

„The promotion from all-day picnics to a two weeks' camping-trip is like going from school to college.“

—  Henry Van Dyke American diplomat 1852 - 1933

A Leaf of Spearmint, III
Little Rivers http://www.gutenberg.org/dirs/etext98/ltrvs10.txt (1895)

Paula Modersohn-Becker Foto

„I would like to go to Paris for a week. Fifty-six Cezannes are being shown there!“

—  Paula Modersohn-Becker German artist 1876 - 1907

In a letter to her mother, End of October 1907; as quoted in: Expressionism, a German intuition, 1905-1920, Neugroschel, Joachim; Vogt, Paul; Keller, Horst; Urban, Martin; Dube, Wolf Dieter; (transl. Joachim Neugroschel); publisher: Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, New York, 1980, p. 30
1906 + 1907

„In one work Marcel Duchamp meets Tracey Emin in the desert, with three camp cowboys. In another he meets Elvis and the Spice Girls.“

—  Peter Blake British artist 1932

Charlotte Higgins, "It was 37 years ago today – and Sgt Pepper cover has still failed to pay", http://www.guardian.co.uk/thebeatles/story/0,,1230411,00.html The Guardian, 2004-06-03
On his painting, Marcel Duchamp's World Tour.

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