„All men should strive to learn before they die what they are running from, and to, and why.“

"The Shore and the Sea", Further Fables for Our Time (first publication, 1956)
From Fables for Our Time and Further Fables for Our Time

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US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller und Zeichner 1894 - 1961

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„We never learn, we been here before
Why are we always stuck and running from
The bullets?
The bullets?“

—  Harry Styles English singer, songwriter, and actor 1994

"Sign of the Times", written by Harry Styles, Jeff Bhasker, Mitch Rowland, Ryan Nasci, Alex Salibian, Tyler Johnson
Lyrics, Harry Styles (2017)

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„Fail I alone, in words and deeds?
Why, all men strive and who succeeds?“

—  Robert Browning English poet and playwright of the Victorian Era 1812 - 1889

"The Last Ride Together", line 67 (1859).

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„It is essential that all men and women become aware of what they are, why they are here on Earth and what they must do to preserve civilization before it is too late.“

—  Richard Matheson American fiction writer 1926 - 2013

Introduction to The Path (1999), based on ideas presented in Thinking and Destiny (1946) by Harold W. Percival, p. 12
Kontext: Our world is in profound danger. Mankind must establish a set of positive values with which to secure its own survival.
This quest for enlightenment must begin now.
It is essential that all men and women become aware of what they are, why they are here on Earth and what they must do to preserve civilization before it is too late.

Hayley Williams Foto

„We all learn to make mistakes
and run from them.“

—  Hayley Williams American singer-songwriter and musician 1988

Misguided Ghosts (2009)

Jack Ma Foto

„You should learn from your competitor, but never copy. Copy and you die.“

—  Jack Ma Chinese businessman 1964

https://www.nytimes.com/2007/01/05/business/worldbusiness/05iht-wbspot06.4109874.html, Spotlight: Jack Ma, co-founder of Alibaba.com - Business - International Herald Tribune, by SONIA KOLESNIKOV-JESSOPJAN. 5, 2007 (The New York Times)

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„.. before I die I should like to bring two paintings to completion. What matters is to touch the limit, the essence of things.“

—  Giorgio Morandi Italian painter 1890 - 1964

in an interview, Sept. 1939; as quoted in Morandi 1894 – 1964, ed: M. C. Bandera & R. Miracco, Museo d'Arte Moderna di Bologna, 2008; p. 44
1925 - 1945

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„Sometimes societies die and putrefy long before they are pronounced dead, and sometimes men die of corruption long before they have taken to their deathbeds.“

—  Pierre Stephen Robert Payne British lecturer, novelist, historian, poet and biographer 1911 - 1983

The Corruptions Of the Physical Body, p. 5
The Corrupt Society - From Ancient Greece To Present-Day America (1975)

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„The man is making preparations for a year, and does not know that he will die before evening. And I remembered God's second saying, "Learn what is not given to man."“

—  Leo Tolstoy, buch What Men Live By

'What dwells in man" I already knew. Now I learnt what is not given him. It is not given to man to know his own needs.
Quelle: What Men Live By (1881), Ch. XI

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