„Look to the day when we can say goodbye to all out heroes because their work is done. Justice is alive, independent, unassailable.“

"Complete Hero" (2009)

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British artist and activist 1963

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„Say goodbye to Pat, say goodbye to the president, and say goodbye to yourself, because you're a nice guy. … I'll see, I'll see.“

—  Marilyn Monroe American actress, model, and singer 1926 - 1962

Last words to Peter Lawford (5 August 1962), as quoted at Spiegel Online http://www.spiegel.de/kultur/literatur/0,1518,475898,00.html
Variante: Say good-bye to Pat, say good-bye to Jack and say good-bye to yourself, because you're a nice guy.

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„When superstition is allowed to perform the task of old age in dulling the human temperament, we can say goodbye to all excellence in poetry, in painting, and in music.“

—  Denis Diderot French Enlightenment philosopher and encyclopædist 1713 - 1784

Quelle: Pensées Philosophiques (1746), Ch. 3, as quoted in Selected Writings (1966) edited by Lester G. Crocker

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„It ain't justice, Richard, but politics, and like all politics it ain't pretty, but well done it can work wonders.“

—  Bernard Cornwell British writer 1944

Major Michael Hogan, p. 172
Sharpe (Novel Series), Sharpe's Battle (1995)

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„Never say goodbye,
You say tomorrow's another day,
All I know is we're here today.“

—  Yoko Ono Japanese artist, author, and peace activist 1933

"Never Say Goodbye" on It's Alright (I See Rainbows) (1982).
Kontext: Never say goodbye,
You say tomorrow's another day,
All I know is we're here today. I've got nightmares I could never share with you,
The kind that keeps me up all night.
So hold me tight till the room is light
And tell me that it's all right.

„But mere technical details can be worked out any time. All a hero needs is grit.“

—  Lindsey Davis, buch The Iron Hand of Mars

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„That'll be the day — when you say goodbye.
That'll be the day — when you make me cry.
You say you're gonna leave — you know it's a lie, 'cause
That'll be the day when I die.“

—  Buddy Holly American singer-songwriter 1936 - 1959

That'll Be the Day, written by Buddy Holly, Jerry Allison, and Norman Petty
Song lyrics, The "Chirping" Crickets (1957)

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„It’s hard to say goodbye to the place you’ve lived. It can be as hard as saying goodbye to a person.“

—  Jonathan Safran Foer, buch Extrem laut und unglaublich nah

Quelle: Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

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„Nothing's fair when we lose without a moment to say goodbye.“

—  Anastacia American singer-songwriter 1968

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„With the best leaders when the work is done, the task accomplished, the people will say, "We have done this ourselves."“

—  Laozi semi-legendary Chinese figure, attributed to the 6th century, regarded as the author of the Tao Te Ching and founder of… -604

Only the final bold section is connected to Laozi (see Ch. 17 of Tao Te Ching above). The origin of the added first section is unclear.
Misattributed
Variante: A leader is best when people barely know he exists, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: we did it ourselves.
Kontext: "Go to the people. Live with them. Learn from them. Love them. Start with what they know. Build with what they have. With the best leaders when the work is done, the task accomplished, the people will say, "We have done this ourselves."

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„We can be "heroes" just for one day.“

—  David Bowie British musician, actor, record producer and arranger 1947 - 2016

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