„I have nothing to say/ and I am saying it/ and that is poetry/ as I need it.“

—  John Cage

"Lecture on Nothing" (1949)
1940s

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US-amerikanischer Komponist 1912 - 1992

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„I am two fools, I know,
For loving, and for saying so
In whining poetry.“

—  John Donne English poet 1572 - 1631

The Triple Fool, stanza 1
Quelle: The Complete English Poems

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„Some say I am a good person, some say I am a charlatan — I am just a monk“

—  Tenzin Gyatso spiritual leader of Tibet 1935

Daily Telegraph interview (2006)
Kontext: Some say I am a good person, some say I am a charlatan — I am just a monk... I never asked people like Richard Gere to come, but it is foolish to stop them. I have Tibetans, Indians, backpackers, AIDS patients, religious people, politicians, actors and princesses. My attitude is to give everyone some of my time. If I can contribute in any way to their happiness, that makes me happy.

„There's no reason to speak. I have nothing to say.“

—  Julie Anne Peters American writer 1952

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—  Edwin Arlington Robinson American poet 1869 - 1935

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„Oons, sir! do you say that I am drunk? I say, sir, that I am as sober as a judge.“

—  Henry Fielding English novelist and dramatist 1707 - 1754

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„Immature love says: "I love you because I need you." Mature love says: "I need you because I love you."“

—  Erich Fromm, buch Die Kunst des Liebens

Variante: Immature love says: 'I love you because I need you.' Mature love say: 'i need you because I love you.
Quelle: The Art of Loving (1956), Ch. 2

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