„To be treated with mercy, some must reveal their handicaps, while others must conceal them.“

Signposts to Elsewhere (2008)

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„Recognizing and respecting differences in others, and treating everyone like you want them to treat you, will help make our world a better place for everyone. Care… be your best. You don't have to be handicapped to be different. Everyone is different!“

—  Kim Peek American savant, model for the protagonist of the film "Rain Man" 1951 - 2009

Wisconsin Medical Society http://www.wisconsinmedicalsociety.org/savant/kimpeek.cfm

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„The maid who modestly conceals
Her beauties, while she hides, reveals;
Give but a glimpse, and fancy draws
Whate’er the Grecian Venus was.“

—  Edward Moore English dramatist and writer 1712 - 1757

The Spider and the Bee. Fable x.
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„In our anger and emotion, our fellow Americans must treat each other with respect“

—  George W. Bush 43rd President of the United States 1946

2000s, 2001, Islam is Peace (September 2001)
Kontext: America counts millions of Muslims amongst our citizens, and Muslims make an incredibly valuable contribution to our country. Muslims are doctors, lawyers, law professors, members of the military, entrepreneurs, shopkeepers, moms, and dads, and they need to be treated with respect. In our anger and emotion, our fellow Americans must treat each other with respect.

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„There were prodigies and portents enough, One-Eye says. We must blame ourselves for misinterpreting them. One-Eye’s handicap in no way impairs his marvelous hindsight.“

—  Glen Cook, The Black Company

Quelle: The Black Company (1984), Chapter 1, “Legate” (p. 11; opening paragraph)

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„It is more sinful to conceal the power of the atom than it is to reveal it.“

—  W. Sterling Cole American politician 1904 - 1987

Statement, 9 March 1954. Quoted in Peter G Boyle's The Churchill-Eisenhower Correspondence 1953-55

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„All writers have concealed more than they revealed.“

—  Anaïs Nin, buch The Diary of Anaïs Nin

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Diary entries (1914 - 1974)
Kontext: One handles truths like dynamite. Literature is one vast hypocrisy, a giant deception, treachery. All writers have concealed more than they revealed.

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„The canker which the trunk conceals is revealed by the leaves, the fruit, or the flower.“

—  Pietro Metastasio Italian poet and librettist (born 3 January 1698, died 12 April 1782) 1698 - 1782

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Giuseppe Riconosciuto (1733)

„The shadows: some hide, others reveal.“

—  Antonio Porchia Italian Argentinian poet 1885 - 1968

Las sombras: unas ocultan, otras descubren.
Voces (1943)

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„The dreamer must contaminate the others by his dream, he must make them fall into it“

—  Jean Paul Sartre, buch Saint Genet

Saint Genet, Actor and Martyr (1952)

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„Some must be warriors, that others may live in peace.“

—  Mercedes Lackey, buch Exile's Honor

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„Attempting to liberate the oppressed without their reflective participation in the act of liberation is to treat them as objects that must be saved from a burning building.“

—  Paulo Freire, buch Pedagogy of the Oppressed

Quelle: Pedagogia do oprimido (Pedagogy of the Oppressed) (1968, English trans. 1970)

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