„One definition of success might be refining our appetites, while deepening our hunger.“

"Where Epics Fail: Aphorisms on Art, Morality & Spirit" (2018)

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„Desire is in men a hunger, in women only an appetite.“

—  Mignon McLaughlin American journalist 1913 - 1983

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„One of the methods of manipulation is to inoculate individuals with the bourgeois appetite for personal success.“

—  Paulo Freire educator and philosopher 1921 - 1997

Pedagogia do oprimido (Pedagogy of the Oppressed) (1968, English trans. 1970)

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„Sometimes success demands a certain refined insanity.“

—  Isobelle Carmody, buch The Keeping Place

Quelle: The Keeping Place

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„The real persuaders are our appetites, our fears and above all our vanity. The skillful propagandist stirs and coaches these internal persuaders.“

—  Eric Hoffer American philosopher 1898 - 1983

The Passionate State Of Mind, and Other Aphorisms (1955)

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„The way to secure success, is to be more anxious about obtaining than about deserving it; the surest hindrance to it is to have too high a standard of refinement in our own minds, or too high an opinion of the discernment of the public.“

—  William Hazlitt English writer 1778 - 1830

" On the Qualifications Necessary for Success http://www.blupete.com/Literature/Essays/Hazlitt/Success.htm"
The Plain Speaker (1826)

Clive Barker Foto

„I think that one possible definition of our modern culture is that it is one in which nine-tenths of our intellectuals can't read any poetry.“

—  Randall Jarrell poet, critic, novelist, essayist 1914 - 1965

As quoted in Peter's Quotations: Ideas for Our Times (1993) by Laurence J. Peter, p. 391
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„When we hate our enemies, we are giving them power over us: power over our sleep, our appetites, our blood pressure, our health, and our happiness.“

—  Dale Carnegie, buch How to Stop Worrying and Start Living

Quelle: How to Stop Worrying and Start Living (1948), p. 110

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„My appetite comes to me while eating.“

—  Michel De Montaigne, buch Essays

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Essais (1595), Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919)

„No one
Shall hunger: Man shall spend equally.
Our goal which we compel: Man shall be man.“

—  Stephen Spender English poet and man of letters 1909 - 1995

"Not Palaces" (l. 23–25)

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„Our examination of computer viruses leads us to the conclusion that they are very close to what we might define as "artificial life." Rather than representing a scientific achievement, this probably represents a flaw in our definition.“

—  Gene Spafford American computer scientist 1956

"Computer Viruses: A Form of Artificial Life?" (invited contribution); Artificial Life II, Studies in the Sciences of Complexity, vol. XII, eds. D. Farmer, C. Langton, S. Rasmussen, and C. Taylor; Addison-Wesley; pp. 727–747; 1991.

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„The role of philosophy might be said to be to extend and deepen the self-awareness of mankind.“

—  Iris Murdoch, Sartre: Romantic Rationalist

Quelle: Sartre: Romantic Rationalist (1953), Ch. 9, p. 137

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