„There are two primary choices in life: to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them“

Letzte Aktualisierung 2. November 2021. Geschichte

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„What is an anarchist? One who, choosing, accepts the responsibility of choice.“

—  Ursula K. Le Guin American writer 1929 - 2018

“The Day Before the Revolution” p. 272 (originally published in Galaxy, August 1974)
Short fiction, The Wind’s Twelve Quarters (1975)

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Dan Howell Foto

„Queer people exist. Choosing not to accept them is not an option.“

—  Dan Howell British video blogger and radio personality 1991

Quelle: Basically I'm Gay https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lrwMja_VoM0, 13 June, 2019

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„Make your choice and accept the consequences.“

—  Lisa Kleypas American writer 1964

Quelle: Blue-Eyed Devil

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„The willingness to accept responsibility for one's own life is the source from which self-respect springs.“

—  Joan Didion American writer 1934

Quelle: "On Self-Respect", in Slouching Towards Bethlehem

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„Now in war we are confronted with conditions which are strange
If we accept them we will never win.“

—  George S. Patton United States Army general 1885 - 1945

Stanza 1 of "Absolute War" a poem composed by Patton in July 1944, during Operation Cobra as quoted in The Patton Papers 1940-1945 (1996) edited by Martin Blumenson p. 492
Kontext: Now in war we are confronted with conditions which are strange
If we accept them we will never win.
Since being realistic, as in mundane combats fistic
We will get a bloody nose and that's a sin.

Petro Poroshenko Foto

„Every statesman must accept the choice of the people.“

—  Petro Poroshenko Ukrainian businessman and politician 1965

Interview to "Ukrains'ka Pravda" https://www.pravda.com.ua/articles/2019/07/29/7222233/ (29 July 2019)

„But to be a poet is to accept the responsibility of speaking the truth!“

—  Nick Drake (poet) British writer 1961

Quelle: The Rahotep series, Book 3: Egypt: The Book of Chaos (2011), Ch. 2
Kontext: I see I have shocked you all a little. But to be a poet is to accept the responsibility of speaking the truth! No matter what the cost to my personal safety [... ] in matters of men and this world. I’m a poet, not a complete fool…

Petro Poroshenko Foto

„I will accept any choice of the people, because it is a democracy.“

—  Petro Poroshenko Ukrainian businessman and politician 1965

Speech on debates https://www.bbc.com/ukrainian/features-47926425 during the election campaign in 2019 (14 April 2019)

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„It is essential for the oppressed to realize that when they accept the struggle for humanization they also accept, from that moment, their total responsibility for the struggle.“

—  Paulo Freire educator and philosopher 1921 - 1997

Quelle: Pedagogia do oprimido (Pedagogy of the Oppressed) (1968, English trans. 1970), Chapter 1

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Colette Foto

„To a poet, silence is an acceptable response, even a flattering one.“

—  Colette 1873-1954 French novelist: wrote Gigi 1873 - 1954

Paris From My Window (1944)

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