„The cemetery of the victims of human cruelty in our century is extended to include yet another vast cemetery, that of the unborn.“

homily of J-P II at Radom military base in Warsaw, Poland on June 4, 1991.
Quelle: Unborn Word of the Day http://unbornwordoftheday.com/2007/07/13/jpii-revealed-heartfelt-pain-about-abortion-to-his-countrymen/

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264. Papst der katholischen Kirche 1920 - 2005

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Charles Baudelaire Foto

„I am a cemetery loathed by the moon.“

—  Charles Baudelaire, buch Le Spleen de Paris

Je suis un cimetière abhorré de la lune.
"Spleen (II)" http://fr.wikisource.org/wiki/Spleen_%282%29
Les fleurs du mal (Flowers of Evil) (1857)
Quelle: Paris Spleen

Francois Mauriac Foto
Alfred de Zayas Foto

„Peace is not the silence of cemeteries, but the song of social justice.“

—  Alfred de Zayas American United Nations official 1947

Rights expert urges the UN General Assembly to adopt a more decisive role in peace-making (For International Day of Peace, Saturday 21 September 2013) http://dezayasalfred.wordpress.com/2013/09/26/rights-expert-urges-the-un-general-assembly-to-adopt-a-more-decisive-role-in-peace-making-for-international-day-of-peace-saturday-21-september-2013/.
2013, 2013 - International Peace Day

Babe Ruth Foto

„If it wasn't for baseball, I'd be in either the penitentiary or the cemetery.“

—  Babe Ruth American baseball player 1895 - 1948

As quoted in Baseball as I Have Known It (1977) by Fred Lieb, p. 154
Kontext: If it wasn't for baseball, I'd be in either the penitentiary or the cemetery. I have the same violent temper my father and older brother had. Both died of injuries from street fights in Baltimore, fights begun by flare-ups of their tempers.

Yitzhak Rabin Foto

„Military cemeteries in every corner of the world are silent testimony to the failure of national leaders to sanctify human life.“

—  Yitzhak Rabin Israeli politician, statesman and general 1922 - 1995

1994 Nobel Peace Prize lecture http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/peace/laureates/1994/rabin-lecture.html (10 December 1994)

Harold Wilson Foto

„He who rejects change is the architect of decay. The only human institution which rejects progress is the cemetery.“

—  Harold Wilson Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom 1916 - 1995

Speech to the Consultative Assembly of the Council of Europe, Strasbourg, France (23 January 1967), quoted in The New York Times (24 January 1967), p. 12.
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Nathaniel Hawthorne Foto
Louis Agassiz Foto

„The crust of our earth is a great cemetery, where the rocks are tombstones on which the buried dead have written their own epitaphs.“

—  Louis Agassiz Swiss naturalist 1807 - 1873

Geological Sketches (1870), ch. 2, p. 31 https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=hvd.32044018968388;view=1up;seq=49

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Marguerite Yourcenar Foto

„The memory of most men is an abandoned cemetery where lie, unsung and unhonored, the dead whom they have ceased to cherish.“

—  Marguerite Yourcenar, buch Memoirs of Hadrian

La mémoire de la plupart des hommes est un cimetière abandonné, où gisent sans honneurs des morts qu'ils ont cessé de chérir.
Quelle: Memoirs of Hadrian (1951), p. 209

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„We think that a powerful and vigorous movement is impossible without differences — "true conformity" is possible only in the cemetery.“

—  Joseph Stalin General secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union 1879 - 1953

Stalin's article "Our purposes" Pravda #1, (22 January 1912)
Stalin's speeches, writings and authorised interviews

John Scalzi Foto
Heinrich Böll Foto

„He avoids the official "heroes'" cemetery, done in such impeccable taste. Why, he wonders, do the Germans do so much for their dead and so little for the living?“

—  Heinrich Böll German author, novelist, and short story writer 1917 - 1985

You Enter Germany (1967); cited from Aufsätze, Kritiken, Reden (Köln: Kiepenheuer & Witsch, 1967) p. 278. Translation: "You are Now Entering Germany", in Leila Vennewitz (trans.) Missing Persons and Other Essays (Evanston: Northwestern University Press, 1994) p. 48.

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„Science is a cemetery of dead ideas, even though life may issue from them.“

—  Miguel de Unamuno 19th-20th century Spanish writer and philosopher 1864 - 1936

The Tragic Sense of Life (1913), V : The Rationalist Dissolution

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