„A man is more than the sum of all the things he can do.“

—  Bill Clinton, My Life

Quelle: My Life

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42. Präsident der Vereinigten Staaten von Amerika 1946

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Cat Power Foto

„We all do what we can
So we can do just one more thing
We can all be free“

—  Cat Power American singer-songwriter and actress 1972

"Maybe Not"
You Are Free (2003)
Kontext: We all do what we can
So we can do just one more thing
We can all be free
Maybe not in words
Maybe not with a look
But with your mind.

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„Man is always something more than what he knows of himself. He is not what he is simply once and for all, but is a process…“

—  Karl Jaspers German psychiatrist and philosopher 1883 - 1969

Man in the Modern Age (1933)
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„Beatrice: He that hath a beard is more than a youth, and he that hath no beard is less than a man; and he that is more than a youth is not for me; and he that is less than a man, I am not for him.“

—  William Shakespeare, Much Ado About Nothing

Variante: He that hath a beard is more than a youth, and he that hath no beard is less than a man. He that is more than a youth is not for me, and he that is less than a man, I am not for him.
Quelle: Much Ado About Nothing

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Francesco Berni Foto

„For he who patience hath can all things do.“

—  Francesco Berni Italian poet 1497 - 1535

Che chi a pazienza fa ogni cosa.
XXIII, 64
Rifacimento of Orlando Innamorato

Bruce Lee Foto

„An instructor should exemplify the things he seeks to teach. It will be of great advantage if you yourself can do all you ask of your students and more.“

—  Bruce Lee Hong Kong-American actor, martial artist, philosopher and filmmaker 1940 - 1973

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Russell L. Ackoff Foto

„A system is more than the sum of its parts; it is an indivisible whole.“

—  Russell L. Ackoff Scientist 1919 - 2009

It loses its essential properties when it is taken apart. The elements of a system may themselves be systems, and every system may be part of a larger system.
Ackoff (1973) "Science in the Systems Age: beyond IE, OR and MS." in: Operations Research Vol 21, pp. 664.
1970s

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„A man cannot free himself from the past more easily than he can from his own body.“

—  André Maurois French writer 1885 - 1967

Un Art de Vivre (The Art of Living) (1939), The Art of Thinking

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„Man is always more than he can know of himself; consequently, his accomplishments, time and again, will come as a surprise to him.“

—  Golo Mann German historian 1909 - 1994

Golo Mann in his Recollections, quoted in: Marcel Reich-Ranicki (1989), Thomas Mann and his family, p. 187.

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„Among all creatures that breathe on earth and crawl on it
there is not anywhere a thing more dismal than man is.“

—  Homér, Ilias

XVII. 446–447 (tr. R. Lattimore); Zeus.
Robert Fagles's translation:
: There is nothing alive more agonized than man
of all that breathe and crawl across the earth.
Iliad (c. 750 BC)
Original: (el) Οὐ μὲν γάρ τί πού ἐστιν ὀϊζυρώτερον ἀνδρὸς
πάντων, ὅσσά τε γαῖαν ἔπι πνείει τε καὶ ἕρπει.

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„Ah there is one thing about them more wonderful than their numbers … in all that vast number there is not one man called Gisgo.“

—  Hannibal military commander of Carthage during the Second Punic War -247 - -183 v.Chr

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Variant translation: You forget one thing Gisgo, among all their numerous forces, there is not one man called Gisgo.

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