„Nevertheless, music will not acknowledge a context greater than itself—social, cultural, or biographical—to which it is conveniently subservient. To paraphrase Goethe's grandiose warning to the scientist: do not look behind the notes, they themselves are the doctrine.“

Quelle: The Frontiers of Meaning: Three Informal Lectures on Music (1994), Ch. 3 : Explaining the Obvious

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Charles Rosen
US-amerikanischer Pianist und Musiktheoretiker 1927 - 2012

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„I have a particular interest in corporations that give themselves a cultural aura and are in other areas suspect. Philip Morris presents itself in New York as the lover of culture while it turns out that if you look behind the scenes, it is also a prime funder of Jesse Helms, someone who is very hostile to the arts.“

—  Hans Haacke conceptual political artist 1936

Hans Haacke in: Roberta Smith "A Giant artistic Gibe at Jesse Helms," in New York Times, April 20, 1990; Republished in: The New York Times Guide to the Arts of the 20th Century: 1900-1929, (2002) p. 2929
1990s

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„We don't want support for scientific research just to keep scientists busy: we want scientists to be looked upon by the public as people who can do things for them that they can't do themselves.“

—  John Cunningham McLennan Canadian physicist 1867 - 1935

as quoted by Gordon Shrum. In an article by Robert Craig Brown, The life of Sir John Cunningham McLennan http://www.physics.utoronto.ca/overview/history/mclennan, Physics in Canada, March / April 2000.

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„A problem never exists in isolation; it is surrounded by other problems in space and time. The more of the context of a problem that a scientist can comprehend, the greater are his chances of finding a truly adequate solution.“

—  Russell L. Ackoff Scientist 1919 - 2009

Partly cited in: Jean-Marc Choukroun, Roberta Snow (1992) Planning for human systems: essays in honor of Russell L. Ackoff. p. 287.
1950s, The development of operations research as a science, 1956

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„She was warned. She was given an explanation. Nevertheless, she persisted.“

—  Mitch McConnell US Senator from Kentucky, Senate Majority Leader 1942

So must we all.
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„There is no greater tyranny than that of social custom.“

—  Elizabeth Goudge English fiction writer 1900 - 1984

The Dean's Watch (1960), Chapter 10.1

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„You do not know the first note of the music that moves me.“

—  Patrick Rothfuss, buch Der Name des Windes

Quelle: The Name of the Wind

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