„To express yourself needs a reason, but expressing yourself is the reason.“

—  Ai Weiwei

2010-

Übernommen aus Wikiquote. Letzte Aktualisierung 3. Juni 2021. Geschichte
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chinesischer Künstler 1957

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„Always be yourself, express yourself, have faith in yourself, do not go out and look for a successfull personality and duplicate it.“

—  Bruce Lee Hong Kong-American actor, martial artist, philosopher and filmmaker 1940 - 1973

Bruce Lee radio interview with Ted Thomas
Bruce Lee
Kontext: When I look around, I always learn something: to be always yourself, and to express yourself, to have faith in yourself. Do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it.
Kontext: When I look around I always learn something, and that is to be yourself always, express yourself, and have faith in yourself. Do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate him. Now that seems to be the prevalent thing happening in Hong Kong, like they always copy mannerism, but they never start from the root of his being and that is, how can I be me?

„Expressing yourself when he takes for granted doesn't work.“

—  Sherry Argov American writer 1977

Quelle: Why Men Love Bitches: From Doormat to Dreamgirl—A Woman's Guide to Holding Her Own in a Relationship

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„Never express yourself more clearly than you are able to think.“

—  Niels Bohr Danish physicist 1885 - 1962

As quoted in Values of the Wise : Humanity's Highest Aspirations (2004) by Jason Merchey, p. 63

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„The only reason I made a commercial for American Express was to pay for my American Express bill.“

—  Peter Ustinov English actor, writer, and dramatist 1921 - 2004

As quoted in The Mammoth Book of Zingers, Quips, and One-Liners (2004) by Geoff Tibballs

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„Someone might object, "But you do not express yourself like Cicero". What of it? I am not Cicero. But I think I express my own self.“

—  Poliziano Italian writer 1454 - 1494

Epistolae 8, 16. Quoted in Literary Imitation in the Italian Renaissance (1995) by Martin L. McLaughlin, p. 203.
Original: (la) Non exprimis, aliquis inquit, Ciceronem. Quid tum? Non enim sum Cicero; me tamen, ut opinor, exprimo.

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„If you add something to a painting, never let it be for aesthetic reasons. Only let it be for reasons of expression.“

—  Asger Jorn Danish artist 1914 - 1973

Statement to his friend Pierre Alechinsky, between 1965-1970; as quoted in Asger Jorn (2002) by Arken Museum of Modern Art, p. 115
1959 - 1973, Various sources

Bruce Lee Foto

„When I look around, I always learn something: to be always yourself, and to express yourself, to have faith in yourself. Do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it.“

—  Bruce Lee Hong Kong-American actor, martial artist, philosopher and filmmaker 1940 - 1973

Radio interview with Ted Thomas (1972) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=la_D3oF5H_A

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„To write well, express yourself like the common people, but think like a wise man.“

—  Aristotle Classical Greek philosopher, student of Plato and founder of Western philosophy -384 - -321 v.Chr

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„Values that are expressed but that don't change behavior are not really values, they are lies that you tell yourself.“

—  Coraline Ada Ehmke technologist, activist, and transgender feminist

Antisocial Coding: My Year at GitHub https://where.coraline.codes/blog/my-year-at-github/ (July 5, 2017)

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„About shocking. You know I feel comfortable in my skin. I think it's an okay thing to express yourself.“

—  Britney Spears American singer, dancer and actress 1981

Diane Sawyer interview http://sixtyminutes.ninemsn.com.au/sixtyminutes/stories/2003_11_23/story_1024.asp, 60 Minutes (23 November 2003)

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„We have rejected reason because we have found another reason that could be called trans-rational, which has its own law, construction and sense... This reason has found a way-Cubism-of expressing the object.“

—  Kazimir Malevich Russian and Soviet artist of polish descent 1878 - 1935

Quote from Malevich's letter to the composer Matiushin, June 1913; as quoted in Futurism, ed. Didier Ottinger; Centre Pompidou / 5 Continents Editions, Milan, 2008, p. 266
1910 - 1920

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„To be yourself requires extraordinary intelligence. You are blessed with that intelligence; nobody need give it to you; nobody can take it away from you. He who lets that express itself in its own way is a "Natural Man."“

—  U.G. Krishnamurti Indian philosopher 1918 - 2007

Part 2: The Mystique of Enlightenment
The Mystique of Enlightenment (1982)
Quelle: The Mystique of Enlightenment: The Radical Ideas of U.G. Krishnamurti

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„We often contradict an opinion for no other reason than that we do not like the tone in which it is expressed.“

—  Friedrich Nietzsche, buch Menschliches, Allzumenschliches

I.303 http://books.google.com/books?id=Nl-vaAdJD3MC&q="we+often+contradict+an+opinion+for+no+other+reason+than+that+we+do+not+like+the+tone+in+which+it+is+expressed"&pg=PA137#v=onepage
Human, All Too Human (1878)

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