„These are the times that try men's souls.“

—  Thomas Paine, buch The American Crisis

Quelle: The American Crisis

Letzte Aktualisierung 3. Juni 2021. Geschichte
Thomas Paine Foto
Thomas Paine3
Schriftsteller und Erfinder 1737 - 1809

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John Updike Foto

„All men are boys time is trying to outsmart.“

—  John Updike, buch Rabbit Redux

Rabbit Redux (1969)

Thomas Moore Foto

„There was a little man, and he had a little soul;
And he said, Little Soul, let us try, try, try!“

—  Thomas Moore Irish poet, singer and songwriter 1779 - 1852

Little Man and Little Soul.
Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919)

Thomas Carlyle Foto

„Men, I say, never did believe idle songs, never risked their soul's life on allegories: men in all times, especially in early earnest times, have had an instinct for detecting quacks, for detesting quacks.“

—  Thomas Carlyle Scottish philosopher, satirical writer, essayist, historian and teacher 1795 - 1881

1840s, Heroes and Hero-Worship (1840), The Hero as Divinity

Nelson Mandela Foto

„Difficulties break some men but make others. No axe is sharp enough to cut the soul of a sinner who keeps on trying, one armed with the hope that he will rise even in the end.“

—  Nelson Mandela President of South Africa, anti-apartheid activist 1918 - 2013

Nelson Mandela on challenges, Letter to Winnie Mandela (1 February 1975), written on Robben Island. Source: From Nelson Mandela By Himself: The Authorised Book of Quotations © 2010 by Nelson R. Mandela and The Nelson Mandela Foundation http://www.nelsonmandela.org/content/mini-site/selected-quotes

Neal A. Maxwell Foto
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Robert Browning Foto

„I count life just a stuff
To try the soul's strength on.“

—  Robert Browning, In a Balcony

In a Balcony.
Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919)

Adlai Stevenson Foto

„There is no evil in the atom, only in men's souls.“

—  Adlai Stevenson mid-20th-century Governor of Illinois and Ambassador to the UN 1900 - 1965

Speech in Hartford, Connecticut (18 September 1952)

Orson Scott Card Foto

„Only stupid men trying to seem smart need to be with dumb women. Only weak men trying to look strong are attracted to compliant women.“

—  Orson Scott Card, Ender's Game hexalogy

Page 96
Ender's Game series, First Meetings in the Enderverse (2003), Teacher's Pest
Quelle: First Meetings in Ender's Universe

Emil M. Cioran Foto
Robert A. Heinlein Foto

„God created men to test the souls of women.“

—  Robert A. Heinlein, Job: A Comedy of Justice

Quelle: Job: A Comedy of Justice

Elizabeth I of England Foto

„I would not open windows into men's souls.“

—  Elizabeth I of England Queen regnant of England and Ireland from 17 November 1558 until 1603 1533 - 1603

Oral tradition, possibly originating in a letter drafted for her by Francis Bacon. http://books.google.co.uk/books?id=nkJad0EYVxIC&pg=PA104#v=onepage&q&f=false http://books.google.co,/books?id=0yA-MQLwOtEC&pg=PA104#v=onepage&q&f=false

William Davenant Foto

„The assembled souls of all that men held wise.“

—  William Davenant, buch Gondibert

Gondibert (1650), Book ii. Canto v. Stanza 37.

Pythagoras Foto

„Time is the soul of this world.“

—  Pythagoras ancient Greek mathematician and philosopher -585 - -495 v.Chr

As quoted in Wisdom (2002) by Desmond MacHale

Max Stirner Foto

„The killer of souls does not kill a hundred souls. He kills his own soul a hundred times.“

—  Antonio Porchia Italian Argentinian poet 1885 - 1968

El matador de almas no mata cien almas; mata una alma sola, cien veces.
Voces (1943)

Philo Foto

„Bodies have men as their masters, souls their vices and passions.“

—  Philo Roman philosopher -15 - 45 v.Chr

Every Good Man is Free

Arthur Schopenhauer Foto

„Men are the devils of the earth, and the animals are its tormented souls.“

—  Arthur Schopenhauer German philosopher 1788 - 1860

Quelle: Essays and Aphorisms

„My advice is, do not try to inhabit another's soul. You have your own.“

—  Jim Harrison American novelist, poet, essayist 1937 - 2016

Quelle: Songs of Unreason

Erik Naggum Foto

„Have you considered the option of getting the joke? If not, try it now and redeem your soul.“

—  Erik Naggum Norwegian computer programmer 1965 - 2009

Re: Lisp Machines considered Inferior http://groups.google.com/group/comp.lang.lisp/msg/e8006d8ddc903c45 (Usenet article).
Usenet articles, Miscellaneous

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