„I do not see why so much importance should be attached to the idea of 'research' in painting.“

Quote in "Picasso", Hans L. C. Jaffe, Thames and Hudson Ltd
Attributed from posthumous publications

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spanischer Maler, Grafiker und Bildhauer 1881 - 1973

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„The world doesn't make sense, so why should I paint pictures that do?“

—  Pablo Picasso Spanish painter, sculptor, printmaker, ceramicist, and stage designer 1881 - 1973

Clifford D. Simak Foto

„There have been moments when I also wasn’t able to attach as much importance to football as it seemed to me I should.“

—  Clifford D. Simak American writer, journalist 1904 - 1988

“The Sitters” (p. 73); originally published in Galaxy Science Fiction, April 1958
Short Fiction, Skirmish (1977)

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„I do not see why I should e'er turn back“

—  Robert Frost American poet 1874 - 1963

"Into My Own", st. 4 (1913)
General sources
Kontext: p>I do not see why I should e'er turn back,
Or those should not set forth upon my track
To overtake me, who should miss me here
And long to know if still I held them dear.They would not find me changed from him they knew —
Only more sure of all I thought was true.</p

P. V. Narasimha Rao Foto

„I do not attach too much importance to what astrologers say. In my case, they have never been right. Perhaps, my birth date is inaccurate. Nobody predicted I would be prime minister. Why prime minister? Nobody even predicted I would be chief minister.“

—  P. V. Narasimha Rao Indian politician 1921 - 2004

On his purported deep interest in astrological predictions.
While nobody was opening their mouths in other parties, mouths were wide open in the Congress

Buckminster Fuller Foto

„But we can do so much now, with so little, that we can take care of everybody. That’s why the idea of scarcity is all wrong.“

—  Buckminster Fuller American architect, systems theorist, author, designer, inventor and futurist 1895 - 1983

Quelle: From 1980s onwards, Buckminster Fuller Talks Politics (1982)

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„I do not have any home. So why should I be homesick?“

—  Carson McCullers, buch Das Herz ist ein einsamer Jäger

Quelle: The Heart is a Lonely Hunter

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„Do not say, "Draw the curtain that I may see the painting." The curtain is the painting.“

—  Nikos Kazantzakis, buch The Saviors of God

The Saviors of God (1923)
Kontext: "I do not know whether behind appearances there lives and moves a secret essence superior to me. Nor do I ask; I do not care. I create phenomena in swarms, and paint with a full palette a gigantic and gaudy curtain before the abyss. Do not say, "Draw the curtain that I may see the painting." The curtain is the painting.

Ludwig Wittgenstein Foto

„You could attach prices to ideas. Some cost a lot some little. … And how do you pay for ideas? I believe: with courage.“

—  Ludwig Wittgenstein Austrian-British philosopher 1889 - 1951

Quelle: Culture and Value (1980), p. 60e

Christopher Paolini Foto

„Do not become so attached to any one belief than you cannot see past it to another possibility.“

—  Christopher Paolini, buch Eragon - Die Weisheit des Feuers

Quelle: Brisingr

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„We are in Afghanistan & Iraq where we have lost so many lives and spent so much $ that should be going into our communities here at home. This is why it’s so important to have a commander in chief who knows the cost of war.“

—  Tulsi Gabbard U.S. Representative from Hawaii's 2nd congressional district 1981

Twitter post https://twitter.com/TulsiGabbard, (27 Jun 2019)
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„I do not see in religion the mystery of the incarnation so much as the mystery of the social order. It introduces into the thought of heaven an idea of equalization, which saves the rich from being massacred by the poor.“

—  Napoleon I of France French general, First Consul and later Emperor of the French 1769 - 1821

Often paraphrased as “Religion keeps the poor from killing the rich.”
Napoleon : In His Own Words (1916)

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„I thought that the painter had no right to paint so unclearly....(but) the first faint doubt as to the importance of an 'object' as the necessary element in painting.“

—  Wassily Kandinsky Russian painter 1866 - 1944

Kandinsky is remembering his experience that he saw one of the 'Haystack' paintings of Monet, for the first time in his life, in Moscow (1895)
Quelle: 1916 -1920, Autobiography', 1918, p. 10

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„I do not see why I should be polite to tyrants, who slobber of humanitarianism and think only of their own petty interests.“

—  Paul Karl Feyerabend, buch Erkenntnis für freie Menschen

pg 136.
Science in a Free Society (1978)

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„“Tell me, then! What is so important?”
“Your life! I could not bear that you should lose it!”
“I feel much the same. Say on.”“

—  Jack Vance, Lyonesse Trilogy

Quelle: Lyonesse Trilogy (1983-1989), Madouc (1989), Chapter 10, section 2 (p. 948)

„People say, "Why do you paint?" and I say, to make magic.“

—  Peter Blake British artist 1932

Serena Davies, "In the studio:Peter Blake, http://www.telegraph.co.uk/arts/main.jhtml?xml=/arts/2005/12/13/bastudio13.xml The Daily Telegraph, 2005-12-13

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