„Interview of 1929, as quoted in "Nations are greatly concerned over death of German President" in Berkeley Daily Gazette“

1 August 1934
Variant translation:
I am not a pacifist. That is not my attitude. But all my impressions of war are so bad that I could be for it only under the sternest necessity — the necessity of fighting Bolshevism or of defending one's country.
As quoted in TIME magazine (13 January 1930)
President

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Paul von Hindenburg Foto
Paul von Hindenburg5
Generalfeldmarschall, Reichspräsident der Weimarer Republik… 1847 - 1934

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William H. Rehnquist Foto

„This result [… ] will daily stand as a veritable sword of Damocles over every succeeding president and his advisers.“

—  William H. Rehnquist Chief Justice of the United States 1924 - 2005

Nixon v. Administrator of General Services, 433 U.S. 425 (1977) (dissent); the court ruled 7–2 that Congress could seize Richard Nixon’s presidential papers.
Judicial opinions

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Neal Stephenson Foto
Lloyd Kenyon, 1st Baron Kenyon Foto

„Many people there are in this kingdom who never see a Gazette to the day of their deaths, and very mischievous would be the consequences if they were bound by a notice inserted in it.“

—  Lloyd Kenyon, 1st Baron Kenyon British Baron 1732 - 1802

Graham v. Hope (1794), 1 Peake, N. P. Ca. 155; reported in James William Norton-Kyshe, Dictionary of Legal Quotations (1904), p. 99.

Francisco Franco Foto
Stanley Kubrick Foto

„I don't like doing interviews. There is always the problem of being misquoted or, what's even worse, of being quoted exactly.“

—  Stanley Kubrick American film director, screenwriter, producer, cinematographer and editor 1928 - 1999

"Kubrick on Barry Lyndon : An interview with Michel Ciment" (1982) http://www.visual-memory.co.uk/amk/doc/interview.bl.html

Mark Twain Foto

„The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated.“

—  Mark Twain American author and humorist 1835 - 1910

Variante: The report of my death was an exaggeration.

Abdullah Ensour Foto
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Morrissey Foto

„The reports of my death have been greatly understated.“

—  Morrissey English singer 1959

from "Message from Morrissey," True To You http://true-to-you.net/morrissey_news_130131_01 (31 January 2013). Twist on a quote by Mark Twain.
In interviews etc., About life and death

„I would guess it didn't exactly represent a profile in courage for the vice president to wander over there to the F-word network for a sit down with Brit Hume. I mean, that's a little like Bonnie interviewing Clyde, ain't it?“

—  Jack Cafferty American journalist 1942

On Brit Hume of Fox News Network interviewing Dick Cheney after he accidentally shooting Harry Whittington.
[The Washington Post, Caustic Commentator, 27 February 2006, http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/02/26/AR2006022601486_2.html]
2006

Pierre-Auguste Renoir Foto

„[ Bazille.. ] had not died romantically, galloping over a Delacroix' battlefield…. but stupidly, during the retreat, on a muddy road…. that pure-hearted gentle knight.. [quote, shortly after 1870, on the death of Bazille].“

—  Pierre-Auguste Renoir French painter and sculptor 1841 - 1919

as cited in Renoir, my Father, Jean Renoir; p. 124; as quoted in The private lives of the Impressionists, Sue Roe, Harpen Collins Publishers, New York 2006, p. 83 + 94
1870's

Wafa Sultan Foto

„I receive death threats on a daily basis.“

—  Wafa Sultan American psychistrist 1958

Wafa Sultan, in: " Wafa Sultan's message to America http://www.examiner.com/article/wafa-sultan-s-message-to-america" at examiner.com, November 2, 2009
Kontext: I receive death threats on a daily basis. I'm a well-known writer in the Arab world. My writings expose me to millions of devout Muslims who have nothing positive to prove but the sheer cruelty of their teachings. Islam has deprived them of their intellectual ability to face criticism with an effective and acceptable way.

Jacques Bainville Foto

„You will understand and know the German Republic better when it elects Hindenburg president.“

—  Jacques Bainville French historian and journalist 1879 - 1936

Remark (25 November 1918), quoted in William R. Keylor, Jacques Bainville and the Renaissance of Royalist History in Twentieth-Century France (Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1979), p. 133.

Jiddu Krishnamurti Foto

„Can I live a life, daily life, without sense of self-concern?“

—  Jiddu Krishnamurti Indian spiritual philosopher 1895 - 1986

4th Public Talk, Saanen, Switzerland (25 July 1971)
1970s

„The importance of conventional life is greatly exaggerated and a good death can do wonders.“

—  Ken McLeod Canadian lama 1948

An Arrow to the Heart. pg. 140. (2007). (Topic: Life)

Barry Switzer Foto

„The quote "Some people are born on third base and go through life thinking they hit a triple," is often attributed to Switzer but, in fact, appeared in print five years before the interview in which he is known to have said it. Ralph Keyes, author of The Quote Verifier: Who Said What, Where, and When, attributes the quote to to an unknown author following an investigation in his book.“

—  Barry Switzer American football player and coach 1937

[The Unknown Barry Switzer - Poverty, Tragedy Build Oklahoma Coach into a Winner, Tom Shatel, December 14, 1986, Chicago Tribune, http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/ct-xpm-1986-12-14-8604030680-story.html, October 1, 2018]

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„For a writer, life must be the focus that death illuminates daily.“

—  José Baroja Chilean author and editor 1983

Quelle: Para un escritor la vida debe ser el foco que la muerte ilumina a diario.
Quelle: Zárate, Y. (2019). "José Baroja". En revista Momentos Ahora o nunca. Número 139. Tlaxcala, México; p. 24.

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