„Bite on the bullet, old man, and don't let them think you're afraid.“

The Light That Failed http://whitewolf.newcastle.edu.au/words/authors/K/KiplingRudyard/prose/TheLightThatFailed/index.html, ch. 11 (1890-1891).
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„Maybe you're afraid of sinking. Don't think about it. If you don't think about it, you won't sink. If you do, you will.“

—  Mao Zedong Chairman of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China 1893 - 1976

Swimming advice to physician Zhisui Li (1966), quoted in The TIME 100 (13 April 1998) http://www.time.com/time/time100/leaders/profile/mao.html

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„Now, you're thinking of Europe as Germany and France. I don't. I think that's old Europe.“

—  Donald Rumsfeld U.S. Secretary of Defense 1932

As quoted in "Outrage at 'old Europe' remarks" in BBC News (23 January 2003) http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/2687403.stm

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„Let us ease the Roman people of their continual care, who think it long to await the death of an old man.“

—  Hannibal military commander of Carthage during the Second Punic War -247 - -183 v.Chr

Last words according to Livy "ab urbe condita", Book XXXIX, 51.
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„Jesus man! You don't look for acid! Acid finds you when it thinks you're ready.“

—  Hunter S. Thompson American journalist and author 1937 - 2005

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„I just think if you're 44 years old and you're not smarter than you were when you were 35 years old or 25 years old, just stay in your room.“

—  Keith Olbermann American sports and political commentator 1959

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—  Esperanza Spalding American jazz bassist and singer 1984

On how recording in the studio can be a double-edged sword in “Esperanza Spalding: Insubordinate by Nature” https://pitchfork.com/features/interview/9830-esperanza-spalding-insubordinate-by-nature/ in Pitchfork (2016 Mar 8)

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„I don't know what you think you're trying to do, but the krauts ought to pin a medal on you for helping them mess up discipline for us.“

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