„When I die of heart failure the next time you frighten me like that, you can put that on my gravestone—‘I didn’t mean to startle her.“

Quelle: Masques

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„When I die, my epitaph or whatever you call those signs on gravestones is going to read: "I joked about every prominent man of my time, but I never met a man I didn't like." I am so proud of that I can hardly wait to die so it can be carved. And when you come to my grave you will find me sitting there, proudly reading it.“

—  Will Rogers American humorist and entertainer 1879 - 1935

"One of his most famous and most quoted remarks. First printed in the Boston Globe, June 16, 1930, after he had attended Tremont Temple Baptist Church, where Dr. James W. Brougher was minister. He asked Will to say a few words after the sermon. The papers were quick to pick up the remark, and it stayed with him the rest of his life. He also said it on various other occasions" ~ Paula McSpadden Love <!-- (p. 167) -->
Variant: I joked about every prominent man in my lifetime, but I never met one I didn't like.
John D. [Rockefeller] sure carried out my old saying, “I never met a man I didn’t like.” Nationally syndicated column number 219, Rogers Gets Six Shiny Dimes From Oil King (1927).
The earliest dated citation of such a remark thus far found in research for Wikiquote is the one from 1926 about Leon Trotsky from the Saturday Evening Post (6 November 1926).

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„With engineering, I view this year's failure as next year's opportunity to try it again. Failures are not something to be avoided. You want to have them happen as quickly as you can so you can make progress rapidly.“

—  Gordon Moore American businessman, co-founder of Intel and author of the eponym law 1929

[Laura Schmitt, 2000, May, An interview with Gordon Moore, Ingenuity, 5, 2, http://www.ece.uiuc.edu/ingenuity/500/mooreint.html, 2006-11-06]

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„If I understood you well, you are telling me: Next time.“

—  René Lévesque Quebec politician 1922 - 1987

Concession speech, 1980 Quebec referendum, http://en.wikipedia.org/upload/b/ba/Rene_Levesque%2C_Si_je_vous_ai_bien_compris.wav ( http://archives.radio-canada.ca/politique/provincial_territorial/clips/4212/

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„For me, every hour is grace. And I feel gratitude in my heart each time I can meet someone and look at his or her smile.“

—  Elie Wiesel writer, professor, political activist, Nobel Laureate, and Holocaust survivor 1928 - 2016

Interview in O : The Oprah Magazine (November 2000)

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„I mean, they say you die twice. One time when you stop breathing and a second time, a bit later on, when somebody says your name for the last time.“

—  Banksy pseudonymous England-based graffiti artist, political activist, and painter

Other sources
Quelle: Banksy In His Own Words- Interview At The Sun https://web.archive.org/web/20181102203920/http://graffart.eu/blog/2010/09/banksy-in-his-own-words-interview-at-the-sun/, Graffart.eu, Retrieved 2 November 2018

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