„I blame science! I blame technology! Domin! Myself! All of us! We, we are at fault! For the sake of our megalomania, for the sake of somebody's profits, for the sake of progress, I don't know, for the sake of some tremendous something we have murdered humanity! So now you can crash under the weight of all your greatness! No Genghis Khan has ever erected such an enormous tomb from human bones!“

—  Karel Čapek, R.U.R.

R.U.R. (1920)

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„We can bear that. for the sake of our country, are you blaming us for loving our country or what?“

—  Abdel Fattah el-Sisi Current President of Egypt 1954

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—  Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach Austrian writer 1830 - 1916

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—  Franz Boas German-American anthropologist 1858 - 1942

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„May love fill every heart and inspire us all to achieve our goals and scale the greatest heights. For the sake of our loved ones and for the sake of our only country, our great Motherland.“

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