„When a person is confirmed by others, there has to be some sign of recognition.“

—  Daniel Bell, buch The Cultural Contradictions of Capitalism

Quelle: The Cultural Contradictions of Capitalism (1976), Chapter 2, The Disjunction of Cultural Discourse, p. 90

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Daniel Bell
US-amerikanischer Soziologe 1919 - 2011

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„I'm half a crazy man
Waiting for confirmation;
Signs keep are changing
And I need some more information.“

—  Mike Oldfield English musician, multi-instrumentalist 1953

Song lyrics, Discovery (1984)

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„It is delightful in itself when we are able to interpret features of the present as signs confirming our understanding of the past.“

—  Frank Wilczek physicist 1951

Quelle: Longing for the Harmonies: Themes and Variations from Modern Physics (1987), Ch.11 Explosions and Fluourescence (or, Entropy's Revenge)

„You can have no greater sign of confirmed pride than when you think you are humble enough.“

—  William Law English cleric, nonjuror and theological writer 1686 - 1761

Quelle: A Serious Call to a Devout and Holy Life (1728), Ch. XV

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„Some people read to confirm their own hopelessness. Others read to be rescued from it.“

—  Anaïs Nin writer of novels, short stories, and erotica 1903 - 1977

Quelle: In Favor of the Sensitive Man and Other Essays

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„Some of us personally witnessed what was done on the continent under that sign and it is a symbol we shall never forget.“

—  Enoch Powell British politician 1912 - 1998

Reacting to a youth who had given the Hitler salute; from a speech in Wolverhampton (6 June 1970), quoted in Simon Heffer, Like the Roman. The Life of Enoch Powell (Phoenix, 1999), p. 558.
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John Steinbeck Foto

„I am in love with Montana. For other states I have admiration, respect, recognition, even some affection, but with Montana it is love.“

—  John Steinbeck, buch Travels with Charley: In Search of America

Pt. 2
Travels With Charley: In Search of America (1962)
Quelle: Travels with Charley: In Search of America

John Allen Paulos Foto

„Confirmation of a person’s unreliable statement by another unreliable person makes the statement even less reliable.“

—  John Allen Paulos American mathematician 1945

Part 2 “Four Subjective Arguments”, Chapter 2 “The Argument from Prophecy (and the Bible Codes)” (p. 65)
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„Two signs of learned person are: acceptance of other people's criticism, and being knowledgeable about the angles and dimensions of rhetoric and debate.“

—  Husayn ibn Ali The grandson of Muhammad and the son of Ali ibn Abi Talib 626 - 680

Ibn Shu’ba al-Harrani, Tuhaf al-'Uqul, p. 252
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Grigori Perelman Foto

„If the proof is correct then no other recognition is needed.“

—  Grigori Perelman Russian mathematician 1966

[David S. Richeson, Euler's Gem: The Polyhedron Formula and the Birth of Topology, http://books.google.com/books?id=KUYLhOVkaV4C&pg=PA285, 8 March 2012, Princeton University Press, 1-4008-3856-8, 285]

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„True motivation comes from achievement, personal development, job satisfaction, and recognition.“

—  Frederick Herzberg American psychologist 1923 - 2000

Attributed to Frederick Herzberg in: Stuart Crainer, ‎Des Dearlove (2004), Financial Times Handbook of Management. p. 229

David Hume Foto

„From the comparison of theism and idolatry, we may form some other observations, which will also confirm the vulgar observation that the corruption of the best things gives rise to the worst.“

—  David Hume, The Natural History of Religion

Part X - With regard to courage or abasement
The Natural History of Religion (1757)

José Rizal Foto

„Death has always been the first sign of European civilization when introduced in the Pacific.“

—  José Rizal Filipino writer, ophthalmologist, polyglot and nationalist 1861 - 1896

Annotations to Morga's Sucesos de las Islas Filipinas

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„It would be hard to name a more certain sign of poor self-esteem than the need to perceive some other group as inferior.“

—  Nathaniel Branden Canadian–American psychotherapist and writer 1930 - 2014

The Six Pillars of Self-Esteem (1994)

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