„Crap,' said Janet. 'He was a whinger and he wrote it down. That's not poetry.“

—  Helen Garner, buch Cosmo Cosmolino

Page 78.
Cosmo Cosmolino (1992)

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—  Alex Jones American radio host, author, conspiracy theorist and filmmaker 1974

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„Wankers and whingers.“

—  Neil Kinnock British politician 1942

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„Not enough gets said about the importance of abandoning crap.“

—  Ira Glass American radio personality 1959

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—  Subramanya Bharathi Tamil poet 1882 - 1921

English translation originally from "Subramaniya Bharathi" at Tamilnation.org, also quoted in "Colliding worlds of tradition and revolution" in The Hindu (13 December 2009) http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-features/tp-sundaymagazine/colliding-worlds-of-tradition-and-revolution/article662079.ece
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—  Laurence Sterne, buch The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman

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