„Do not doubt him who tells you he is afraid, but be afraid of him who tells you he has no doubts.“

Original German text: "Zweifle nicht an dem der dir sagt er hat Angst, aber hab Angst vor dem der dir sagt, er kennt keinen Zweifel."
from "100 Gedichte ohne Vaterland", pub. 1978.

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„He has no talent at all, that boy! You, who are his friend, tell him please to give up painting.“

—  Edouard Manet French painter 1832 - 1883

spoken to Claude Monet about Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1874), as quoted by John Rewald, The History of Impressionism, Vol.1 (1961).
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„What the media are telling you to be afraid of are the wrong things…“

—  Michael Moore American filmmaker, author, social critic, and liberal activist 1954

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Kontext: What the media are telling you to be afraid of are the wrong things... Fear is a necessary ingredient of our survival instincts.

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„When a man is in doubt about this or that in his writing, it will often guide him if he asks himself how it will tell a hundred years hence.“

—  Samuel Butler novelist 1835 - 1902

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„He will do what we tell him.“

—  Peter Akinola Anglican Primate of the Church of Nigeria 1944

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„If someone's ungrateful and you tell him he's ungrateful, okay, you've called him a name. You haven't solved anything.“

—  Robert M. Pirsig, buch Zen und die Kunst ein Motorrad zu warten

Quelle: Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: An Inquiry Into Values

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„When suffering knocks at your door and you say there is no seat for him, he tells you not to worry because he has brought his own stool.“

—  Chinua Achebe Nigerian novelist, poet, professor, and critic 1930 - 2013

Variante: When Suffering knocks at your door and you say there is no seat left for him, he tells you not to worry because he has brought his own stool.

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