„About suffering they were never wrong,
The Old Masters.“

—  W. H. Auden, Musée des Beaux Arts

Quelle: Musée des Beaux Arts (1938), Lines 1–2

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W. H. Auden3
englischer Schriftsteller 1907 - 1973

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„Ezra was right half the time, and when he was wrong, he was so wrong you were never in any doubt about it.“

—  Ernest Hemingway American author and journalist 1899 - 1961

On Ezra Pound, as quoted in The New Republic (11 November 1936)

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„The Master never ceased to attack the notions about God that people entertain.“

—  Anthony de Mello Indian writer 1931 - 1987

One Minute Wisdom (1989)

Gordon Bell Foto

„Somebody once said, 'He's never wrong about the future, but he does tend to be wrong about how long it takes.“

—  Gordon Bell American computer engineer 1934

Computer World "VAX Man" interview

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Homér Foto

„If you serve too many masters, you'll soon suffer.“

—  Homér Ancient Greek epic poet, author of the Iliad and the Odyssey

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„It is better to suffer, than to do, wrong.“

—  Pythagoras ancient Greek mathematician and philosopher -585 - -495 v.Chr

The Sayings of the Wise (1555), p. 164

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„The master's tools will never dismantle the master's house.“

—  Audre Lorde writer and activist 1934 - 1992

essay "The Master's Tools Will Never Dismantle the Master's House", in Sister Outsider

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„He who does wrong is more unhappy than he who suffers wrong.“

—  Democritus Ancient Greek philosopher, pupil of Leucippus, founder of the atomic theory

Source Book in Ancient Philosophy (1907), The Golden Sayings of Democritus

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„You'll never know the hurt I suffer, nor the pain I rise above, and I'll never know the same about you…“

—  Bob Dylan American singer-songwriter, musician, author, and artist 1941

Song lyrics, Blood on the Tracks (1975), Idiot Wind

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„5068. 'Tis better to suffer Wrong, than to do it.“

—  Thomas Fuller (writer) British physician, preacher, and intellectual 1654 - 1734

Introductio ad prudentiam: Part II (1727), Gnomologia (1732)

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„Study the old masters. Look at nature. Watch out for armpits.“

—  Ad Reinhardt American painter 1913 - 1967

[in 1956, Reinhardt is quoting Paul Cézanne here freely]
1956 - 1967
Quelle: Pax, no. 13, 1960; as quoted in Abstract Expressionism: Creators and Critics, ed. Clifford Ross, Abrahams Publishers, New York 1990, p. 150

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„There are few people who are more often wrong than those who cannot suffer being wrong.“

—  François de La Rochefoucauld, buch Reflections; or Sentences and Moral Maxims

Il n'y a point de gens qui aient plus souvent tort que ceux qui ne peuvent souffrir d'en avoir.
Maxim 386.
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