„If I think more about death than some other people, it is probably because I love life more than they do.“

Letzte Aktualisierung 3. Juni 2021. Geschichte
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Angelina Jolie
US-amerikanische Schauspielerin, Regisseurin, Drehbuchautor… 1975

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„I think I think harder, think more than other people do, than other scientists.“

—  Linus Pauling American scientist 1901 - 1994

Interview at Big Sur, California http://web.archive.org/web/20101212203431/http://achievement.org/autodoc/page/pau0int-3 (11 November 1990).
Kontext: I've been asked from time to time, "How does it happen that you have made so many discoveries? Are you smarter than other scientists?" And my answer has been that I am sure that I am not smarter than other scientists. I don't have any precise evaluation of my IQ, but to the extent that psychologists have said that my IQ is about 160, I recognize that there are one hundred thousand or more people in the United States that have IQs higher than that. So I have said that I think I think harder, think more than other people do, than other scientists. That is, for years, almost all of my thinking was about science and scientific problems that I was interested in.

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„"I don't want to! Why should I?"
"Because more people will be happier if you do than if you don't."
"So what? I don't care about other people."
"You should."
"But why?"
"Because more people will be happier if you do than if you don't."“

—  Bertrand Russell logician, one of the first analytic philosophers and political activist 1872 - 1970

Dialogue between Russell and his daughter Katharine, as quoted in My Father – Bertrand Russell (1975)
Attributed from posthumous publications

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„Some people think you have more privileges than other teenagers because of what you do, and that's not it at all. It's actually the opposite.“

—  Miley Cyrus American actor and singer-songwriter 1992

OK! Magazine http://www.okmagazine.com/news/view/4676 (February 20, 2008)

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„There is nothing I dislike more in the world than people who care more about ideology than they do about people.“

—  Jon Ronson, buch So You've Been Publicly Shamed

Quelle: So You've Been Publicly Shamed

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„The more I think it over, the more I feel that there is nothing more truly artistic than to love people.“

—  Vincent Van Gogh Dutch post-Impressionist painter (1853-1890) 1853 - 1890

Quote in Vincent's letter, from Arles, Tuesday, 18 September 1888; as cited in Van Gogh : The Self-portraits (1969) by Fritz Erpel, p. 17
Variant translations: The more I think about it, the more I realize there is nothing more artistic than to love others.
As quoted in Mary Engelbreit's Words To Live By (1999) by Mary Engelbreit
I tell you the more I think, the more I feel that there is nothing more truly artistic than to love people.
1880s, 1888
Variante: There is nothing more truly artistic than to love people.

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„As I love the name of honour more than I fear death.“

—  William Shakespeare, Julius Caesar

Quelle: Julius Caesar

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„…an awkward loon- whom I do sometimes care about- who has more wit than money- more good sense than wit- more urbanity than sense- and more pride than some princes“

—  Ignatius Sancho British composer, writer and grocer 1729 - 1780

(from vol 2, letter 42: 9 Oct 1779, to Mr M___ ) [describing a friend]

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„I love you Clary. More then I ever-- God. More than i probably should. You know that, don't you?“

—  Cassandra Clare, buch City of Fallen Angels

Quelle: City of Fallen Angels

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„I thought of love as a game. It is not a game. It is more serious than death.“

—  Cassandra Clare American author 1973

Quelle: Vampires, Scones, and Edmund Herondale

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„I am so daunted by [reputation] that I never think about it. It is a thing bigger than I am capable of perceiving. Other people are more aware and concerned with it than I could ever allow myself to be.“

—  Meryl Streep American actress 1949

Quelle: Louis Hobson (1996) "It's so Nice to be nasty," Calgary Sun, December 8, 1996; Cited in: Karen Hollinger The Actress: Hollywood Acting and the Female Star http://books.google.co.in/books?id=89W0QMDjA7gC&pg=PA71&dq=Meryl+Streep&hl=en#v=onepage&q=Meryl%20Streep&f=false, Taylor & Francis, 2006, p. 90, playing down her acting ability.

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„Being human is difficult. Some people make it more difficult than others. I was one of those people.“

—  Lana Del Rey American singer-songwriter 1985

Complex (24 January 2012)

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