„For the first time I am working on a book that is not limited and that will take every bit of experience and thought and feeling that I have.“

Journal entry (11 June 1938), published in Working Days : The Journals of The Grapes of Wrath, 1938-1941 (1990) edited by Robert DeMott

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„It sweetens every bit of work to think that I am doing it in humble, far-off, yet real imitation of Jesus.“

—  Elizabeth Prentiss American musician, hymnwriter 1818 - 1878

Quelle: Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895), P. 250.

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—  Matka Tereza Roman Catholic saint of Albanian origin 1910 - 1997

Statement of 1977, as quoted in Concise Oxford Dictionary of Quotations (2011) by Susan Ratcliffe, p. 373

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„Every time feels like my first time. And I just find that the process of it feeds into one's own self-obsession.“

—  Ben Harper singer-songwriter and musician 1969

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Ben Harper Interview http://music.ninemsn.com.au/article.aspx?id=90631, MusicFix (February 14, 2006).

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„I am angry nearly every day of my life, but I have learned not to show it; and I still try to hope not to feel it, though it may take me another forty years to do it.“

—  Louisa May Alcott, buch Little Women

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„I need to take a break from this life as a human for 45 minutes and go experience a little bit of immortality.“

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—  David Johnson (Iowa politician) Iowa State Senator, born 1950 1950

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„I like taking risks and I decided to put every bit of me into the role.“

—  Sherilyn Fenn American actress 1965

Sherilyn Fenn, quoted in "Five Feet of Heaven in a Ponytail", by Simon Banner. Premiere (UK). July 1993. p. 26-29.
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