„I have often found that mental patients who are given love, creativity, and community find the peace that they are reaching out for.“

Quelle: House Calls: How we can all heal the world one visit at a time (1998), p. 121

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Patch Adams
US-amerikanischer Arzt 1945

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„I was once thrown out of a mental hospital for depressing the other patients.“

—  Oscar Levant American comedian, composer, pianist and actor 1906 - 1972

As quoted in Memorable Quotations: Jewish Writers of the Past (2005) edited by Carol A. Dingle.

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„I do want to be careful not to glamorise mental illness when it comes to creativity because more often than not it actually tends to inhibit creativity…“

—  Esmé Weijun Wang American writer

On avoiding perpetuating stereotypes about mental illness in “Esmé Weijun Wang: ‘I don’t want to glamorise mental illness… it inhibits creativity’” https://www.theguardian.com/books/2019/jun/29/esme-weijun-wang-interview-the-collected-schizophrenias in The Guardian (2019 Jun29)

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„And here I sit so patiently waiting to find out what price you have to pay to get out of going through all these things twice.“

—  Bob Dylan American singer-songwriter, musician, author, and artist 1941

Song lyrics, Blonde on Blonde (1966), Stuck Inside of Mobile with the Memphis Blues Again

„Those who look for death have to wait patiently till death finds those who look.“

—  Edmund Cooper, buch Five to Twelve

Five to Twelve (1968)

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„I have decided to denounce communism, though I love the Communists. I don't find it to be right to preach the gospel without denouncing communism.“

—  Richard Wurmbrand Romanian Christian minister of Jewish descent 1909 - 2001

Quelle: Tortured For Christ (1967), p. 75.

„Peace doesn't come through hope, prayer or time; we have to reach out and grasp what is within reach.“

—  Garry Davis American actor turned peace activist (1921-2013) 1921 - 2013

As quoted in Garry Davis Cult, Life (Jan 24, 1949)

„The problem is, some of us have either convinced ourselves that we are not creative, or are yet to find our way. Confidence in our own creativity can wane. Which is bad. Confidence is crucial. In my experience artists, like a lot of us, fear being “found out.”“

—  Will Gompertz British journalist 1965

But somehow they manage to summon up enough self-belief to overcome the self-doubt, which enables them to back their creativity. The Beatles were just a bunch of young lads with time on their hands who found the confidence to persuade themselves and then the world that they were musicians.
Think Like an Artist (2015)

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„I found out Scott (Brown) is anti-union and I’m a Teamster guy. I found out he’s also against gay marriage, and I say if you love someone, you should have the same rights no matter who you are.“

—  Micky Ward

Reported in Glen Johnson, Globe Staff, Report: Boxer Micky Ward cancels planned endorsement of Scott Brown, Boston.com, 31-8-2012

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„In love we find out who we want to be, in war we find out who we are.“

—  Kristin Hannah, buch The Nightingale

Quelle: The Nightingale

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„Other arms reach out to me
Other eyes smile tenderly
Still in peaceful dreams I see
The road leads back to you.
Georgia, oh Georgia, no peace I find…
Just an old sweet song
Keeps Georgia on my mind.“

—  Ray Charles American musician 1930 - 2004

Though renditions by Ray Charles are among the most popular and famous, the lyrics of "Georgia On My Mind" (1930) were written by Stuart Gorrell and the music by Hoagy Carmichael.

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