„If they invent a four legged chicken," Will said, "Horace will think he's gone to Heaven.“

Quelle: Erak's Ransom

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John Flanagan Foto
John Flanagan
US-amerikanischer Leichtathlet und Tauzieher 1873 - 1938

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„Four legs good, two legs bad.“

—  George Orwell, buch Farm der Tiere

Quelle: Animal Farm

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George Orwell Foto

„Four legs good, two legs better! All Animals Are Equal. But Some Animals Are More Equal Than Others.“

—  George Orwell, buch Farm der Tiere

Variante: All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others.
Quelle: Animal Farm

Rick Riordan Foto

„Forget the chicken-nugget smoke screen. Percy wanted Leo to invent an anti-dream hat.“

—  Rick Riordan, Das Zeichen der Athene

Quelle: The Mark of Athena

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„Modestus said of Regulus that he was "the biggest rascal that walks upon two legs."“

—  Pliny the Younger Roman writer 61 - 113

Letter 5, 14.
Letters, Book I

Margaret Cho Foto

„I was on a plane, and the steward was coming down the aisle. "Asian chicken salad…Asian chicken salad…Asian chicken salad…" And he gets to me and he's like, "…chicken salad!"“

—  Margaret Cho American stand-up comedian 1968

What does he think I'm gonna do? "Dis is not de salad of my people! In my homeland, dey use mandarin orange slices...and crispy wonton crunches!"
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Charles Dickens Foto

„Well, every one for himself, and Providence for us all--as the elephant said when he danced among the chickens.“

—  Charles Dickens English writer and social critic and a Journalist 1812 - 1870

Charles Reade, A Simpleton (1873)
Misattributed

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„With his hands he unites heaven and earth, and the four elements that form the world are controlled by him.“

—  P. D. Ouspensky Russian esotericist 1878 - 1947

Card I : The Magician
The Symbolism of the Tarot (1913)
Kontext: With his hands he unites heaven and earth, and the four elements that form the world are controlled by him.
The four symbols before him are the four letters of the name of God, the signs of the four elements, fire, water, air, earth."
I trembled before the depth of the mysteries A touched... The words I heard seemed to be littered by the Great Magician himself, and it was as though he spoke in me.
I was in deep trepidation and at moment I felt there was nothing, before me except the blue sky; but within me a window opened through which I could see unearthly things. and hear unearthly words.

Sylvia Day Foto

„I’ve died and gone to heaven“

—  Sylvia Day, buch Bared to You

Quelle: Bared to You

Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh Foto

„If it has four legs and is not a chair, has wings and is not an aeroplane, or swims and is not a submarine, the Cantonese will eat it.“

—  Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh member of the British Royal Family, consort to Queen Elizabeth II 1921

1986 statement as quoted in "Long line of princely gaffes", BBC News (1 March 2002)
1980s

William Gibson Foto

„I think of religions as franchise operations. Like chicken franchise operations. But that doesn't mean there's no chicken, right?“

—  William Gibson American-Canadian speculative fiction novelist and founder of the cyberpunk subgenre 1948

Referring to his belief that it's possible for religions to help people.
No Maps for These Territories (2000)

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„Comprehension, inventiveness, direction, and criticism: intelligence is contained in these four words.“

—  Alfred Binet French psychologist and inventor of the first usable intelligence test 1857 - 1911

Alfred Binet (1909, 118) as cited in: Seymour Bernard Sarason, ‎John Doris (1979), Educational handicap, public policy, and social history. p. 32
Modern ideas about children, 1909/1975

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