„It's hardly in a body's pow'r,
To keep, at times, frae being sour.“

Epistle to Davie, st. 2 (1786)

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schottischer Schriftsteller und Poet 1759 - 1796

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„Time devours our feeble mortality, leaving us with but the sour residue of memory.“

—  Robert Sheckley, buch Mindswap

Marvin nodded. “Yet this ineffable and ungraspable quantity,” he replied, “this time which no man may possess, is in truth our only possession.”
Quelle: Mindswap (1966), Chapter 24 (p. 110)

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„The abortionist who reassembles the arms and legs of a tiny baby to make sure all its parts have been torn from its mother's body can hardly doubt whether it is a human being.“

—  Ronald Reagan American politician, 40th president of the United States (in office from 1981 to 1989) 1911 - 2004

1980s, First term of office (1981–1985), Abortion and the Conscience of the Nation (1983)

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„Being a loner has its advantages, a self-containment necessary for keeping body and 'soul' alive and progressing. Dying in prison is not such a great problem as living in prison.“

—  Dennis Nilsen British serial killer 1945 - 2018

As quoted in Exclusive: Dennis Nilsen: My Prison Life of Drink and Drugs http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/exclusive-dennis-nilsen-prison-life-555104, Mirror.co.uk (27 August, 2005)

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„A sound body keeps a sound mind.“

—  Joe Frazier American boxer 1944 - 2011

Wise words from Frazier. http://www.nytimes.com/2006/10/18/sports/othersports/18frazier.html?pagewanted=2&ei=5090&en=a3509c26258f5380&ex=1318824000&partner=rssuserland&emc=rss

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„A fresh mind keeps the body fresh. Take in the ideas of the day, drain off those of yesterday. As to the morrow, time enough to consider it when it becomes to-day.“

—  Edward Bulwer-Lytton English novelist, poet, playwright, and politician 1803 - 1873

Kenelm Chillingly : His Adventures and Opinions (1873), Book I, Ch. 8.

„Don't waste your time with fear.. Fear won't keep you safe from being hurt.“

—  Tiffanie DeBartolo American writer 1970

Quelle: God-Shaped Hole

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„Keep in a dry place, keep away from children and strike gently away from the body.“

—  Alan Moore English writer primarily known for his work in comic books 1953

Metro interview (10 October 2011) http://metro.co.uk/2011/10/10/alan-moore-my-love-for-my-early-comics-is-like-a-messy-divorce-179350/
Kontext: I did an interview where I was asked for the best advice I'd been given. I couldn'€™t think of anything, so I read from the back of a packet of Swan Vestas matches by the phone: "Keep in a dry place, keep away from children and strike gently away from the body." They'd written it up without any sense of irony.

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„Asanas keep the body healthy and strong and in harmony with nature.“

—  B.K.S. Iyengar Indian yoga teacher and scholar 1918 - 2014

Quelle: International Society for Phenomenology, Fine Arts, and Aesthetics. Conference Harvard Divinity School) Gardens and the Passion for the Infinite, Volume 78 http://books.google.co.in/books?id=GuImRK8_SRAC&pg=PA87, Springer Science & Business Media, 31 January 2003, p. 87

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„Being a music producer is a mission. It does not mean creating music to keep up with the times, but creating songs to convey emotions.“

—  Prevale Italian DJ and producer 1983

Original: (it) Essere un produttore musicale è una missione. Non vuol dire creare musica per stare al passo con i tempi, ma ideare canzoni per trasmettere emozioni.
Quelle: prevale.net

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„It's no fun being a broody Iranian woman. Every time I said to people "My body clock is ticking," they would hit the ground!“

—  Shappi Khorsandi Iranian born comedian 1973

Live at the Apollo (Series 4 Episode 2, December 2008)

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„I keep vaguely wondering what Macs are like, but the ones I've seen spend too much time being friendly.“

—  Terry Pratchett English author 1948 - 2015

alt.fan.pratchett (5 July 1992) http://groups.google.com/group/alt.fan.pratchett/browse_frm/thread/6d66f88060364dbb
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