„I am, of course, romanticizing; a chronic tendency of mine.“

—  Tana French, In the Woods

Quelle: In the Woods

Letzte Aktualisierung 3. Juni 2021. Geschichte
Tana French Foto
Tana French7
Krimi-Schriftstellerin 1973

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Roberto Mangabeira Unger Foto

„I am a leftist, and, by conviction as well as by temperament, a revolutionary …. Any association of mine with Barack Obama in the course of the campaign could do only harm.“

—  Roberto Mangabeira Unger Brazilian philosopher and politician 1947

Quoted in David Remnick, The Bridgeː The Life and Rise of Barack Obama (2010), p. 185 (explaining why he avoided press inquiries during Barack Obama's 2008 presidential campaign, concerning his association with Obama at Harvard Law School)
On Barack Obama

Keith Ferrazzi Foto
Erich Maria Remarque Foto

„I am a modern man with a strong tendency to self-destruction.“

—  Erich Maria Remarque, buch Der schwarze Obelisk

Quelle: The Black Obelisk

Orson Scott Card Foto
Richelle Mead Foto

„She is mine, and I am hers.“

—  Richelle Mead, buch The Fiery Heart

Quelle: The Fiery Heart

Fernando Pessoa Foto

„Who am I to myself? Just a feeling of mine.“

—  Fernando Pessoa, buch Das Buch der Unruhe des Hilfsbuchhalters Bernardo Soares

Ibid., p. 156
The Book of Disquiet
Original: Quem sou eu para mim? Só uma sensação minha.

Rachel Caine Foto
Suzanne Collins Foto

„Gale is mine. I am his. Anything else is unthinkable.“

—  Suzanne Collins, buch Catching Fire

Quelle: Catching Fire

Will Cuppy Foto

„I am billed as a humorist, but of course I am a tragedian at heart.“

—  Will Cuppy American writer 1884 - 1949

Stanley J. Kunitz and Howard Haycraft (eds.), Twentieth Century Authors, New York: H.W. Wilson Company, 1942, p. 342.

John Kenneth Galbraith Foto
Woodrow Wilson Foto

„I am inclined to follow the course suggested by a friend of mine who says that he has always followed the rule never to murder a man who is committing suicide, and clearly this misdirected gentleman is committing suicide slowly but sureley.“

—  Woodrow Wilson American politician, 28th president of the United States (in office from 1913 to 1921) 1856 - 1924

Letter to Bernard Baruch (19 August 1916), PWW 38:51
Variante: Never attempt to murder a man who is committing suicide.

Larry Wall Foto

„I was trying not to mention backtracking. Which, of course, means that yours is 'righter' than mine, in a theoretical sense.“

—  Larry Wall American computer programmer and author, creator of Perl 1954

[199710211624.JAA17833@wall.org, 1997]
Usenet postings, 1997

Davy Crockett Foto

„Although our great man at the head of the nation, has changed his course, I will not change mine.“

—  Davy Crockett American politician 1786 - 1836

On US President Andrew Jackson, as quoted in David Crockett: The Man and the Legend (1994) by James Atkins Shackford, p. 112
Kontext: Although our great man at the head of the nation, has changed his course, I will not change mine. … I was also a supporter of this administration after it came into power, and until the Chief Magistrate changed the principles which he professed before his election. When he quitted those principles, I quit him. I am yet a Jackson man in principles, but not in name... I shall insist upon it that I am still a Jackson man, but General Jackson is not; he has become a Van Buren man.

Aubrey Beardsley Foto

„Of course, I have one aim, the grotesque. If I am not grotesque I am nothing.“

—  Aubrey Beardsley English illustrator and author 1872 - 1898

In an interview with <i>The Idler</i> (1896), as quoted in Aubrey Beardsley : A Biography (1999) by Matthew Sturgis, p. 309

John Donne Foto

„I do nothing upon myself, and yet am mine own executioner.“

—  John Donne English poet 1572 - 1631

Meditation 12
Devotions Upon Emergent Occasions (1624)

Mwanandeke Kindembo Foto
José Mourinho Foto

„If I am hated at Barcelona, it is their problem but not mine. Fear is not a word in my football dictionary.“

—  José Mourinho Portuguese association football player and manager 1963


Janusz Korwin-Mikke Foto

„[Women] Inferior? Superior! I am sexist, of course.“

—  Janusz Korwin-Mikke polish politician 1942

Superstacja 19.08.2009 http://www.viddler.com/explore/ciauprtv/videos/748/597.418/, Answer for question: "Are you sexist? Do you think that women are inferior to men??"

Frances Wright Foto

„I am not going to question your opinions. I am not going to meddle with your belief. I am not going to dictate to you mine. All that I say is, examine; enquire. Look into the nature of things.“

—  Frances Wright American activist 1795 - 1852

Lecture III: Of the more Important Divisions and Essential Parts of Knowledge
A Course of Popular Lectures (1829)
Kontext: I must intreat your patience — your gentle hearing. I am not going to question your opinions. I am not going to meddle with your belief. I am not going to dictate to you mine. All that I say is, examine; enquire. Look into the nature of things. Search out the ground of your opinions, the for and the against. Know why you believe, understand what you believe, and possess a reason for the faith that is in you…
But your spiritual teachers caution you against enquiry — tell you not to read certain books; not to listen to certain people; to beware of profane learning; to submit your reason, and to receive their doctrines for truths. Such advice renders them suspicious counsellors. By their own creed, you hold your reason from their God. Go! ask them why he gave it.

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