„A professor is one who talks in someone else's sleep.“

Often attributed to Auden, but he was repeating an anonymous joke; he did not claim to have originated it. See "Who Wrote Auden's Definition of a Professor?" http://www.audensociety.org/definition.html

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englischer Schriftsteller 1907 - 1973

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„It's you who are strange. Talking to you is like talking to someone who has no shadow.“

—  Halldór Laxness Icelandic author 1902 - 1998

Heimsljós (World Light) (1940), Book Three: The House of the Poet

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„It's always possible to wake someone from sleep, but no amount of noise will wake someone who is pretending to be asleep.“

—  Jonathan Safran Foer, buch Tiere essen

Variante: While it is always possible to wake a person who's sleeping, no amount of noise will wake a person who is pretending to be asleep.
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„There's no one so self-righteous as someone policing someone else's morality.“

—  Laurell K. Hamilton Novelist 1963

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„Wanting to be someone else is a waste of who you are“

—  Kurt Cobain American musician and artist 1967 - 1994

Variante: Wanting to be someone else is the waste of who you are

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„My way of thinking is often so wrong, so untenable, because I think as if I were talking to someone else.“

—  Peter Handke Austrian writer, playwright and film director 1942

Quelle: Das Gewicht der Welt [The Weight of the World], p. 9

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„Culture is an instrument wielded by professors to manufacture professors, who, when their turn comes, will manufacture professors.“

—  Simone Weil, buch The Need for Roots

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La culture est un instrument manié par des professeurs pour fabriquer des professeurs qui à leur tour fabriqueront des professeurs.
The Need for Roots, part 2: Uprootedness, chapter 1: Uprootedness in the Towns (1949)

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„The Road of life is rocky and you may stumble too,
so while you talk about me, someone else is judging you.“

—  Bob Marley Jamaican singer, songwriter, musician 1945 - 1981

Song lyrics, Judge Not (single, 1961)

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„Anybody who makes speeches written by someone else is just a robot.“

—  Joe Strummer British musician, singer, actor and songwriter 1952 - 2002

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„All action leads to suffering, someone else's, or one's own.“

—  Malcolm Bradbury, buch The History Man

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„My one regret in life is that I am not someone else.“

—  Woody Allen American screenwriter, director, actor, comedian, author, playwright, and musician 1935

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„Reading is thinking with someone else's head instead of ones own.“

—  Arthur Schopenhauer German philosopher 1788 - 1860

Quelle: The Art of Literature

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„Is it really possible to tell someone else what one feels?“

—  Leo Tolstoy, buch Anna Karenina

Quelle: Anna Karenina

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