„All my people sing of are memories. And so I will remember this death. It will burden me as it does not burden my fellow students - I must not let that change. I must not become like them. I'll remember that every sin, every death, every sacrifice, is for freedom.“

—  Pierce Brown, buch Red Rising, Red Rising (2014), Ch. 20: The House Mars
Pierce Brown Foto
Pierce Brown
US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller 1988
Werbung

Ähnliche Zitate

Thomas Anthony Dooley III Foto

„I must remember the things I have seen. I must keep them fresh in memory, see them again in my mind's eye, live through them again and again in my thoughts. And most of all, I must make good use of them in tomorrow's life.“

—  Thomas Anthony Dooley III American physician 1927 - 1961
Deliver Us From Evil (1956); recounting Dooley's life-changing experience in 1954, while in the Navy and stationed in Vietnam evacuating anti-Communist refugees, observing the misery of the people.

John Newton Foto

„Show me what I have to do,
Every hour my strength renew;
Let me live a life of faith,
Let me die Thy people's death.“

—  John Newton Anglican clergyman and hymn-writer 1725 - 1807
Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895), P. 266.

Werbung
Robert Erskine Childers Foto

„I want you to shake the hands of every Minister in the Provisional Government ( Irish Free State )who's responsible for my death. I forgive them and so must you, Erskine. The second will apply if ever you go into Irish politics. You must not speak of my execution in public.“

—  Robert Erskine Childers Irish nationalist and author 1870 - 1922
Literary Years and War (1900-1918), Last Years: Ireland (1919-1922), Robert Erskine's last jail cell words to his son, also named Erskine, in November 1922. His son would become President of Ireland 52 years later. Cited in " The Riddle of Erskine Childers " By Andrew Boyle, Hutchinson, London (1977), pg. 320.

Wilhelm II, German Emperor Foto
Richard Rodríguez Foto
Maia Mitchell Foto
Al Capone Foto
Edith Hamilton Foto

„If men insisted on being free from the burden of a life that was self-dependent and also responsible for the common good, they would cease to be free at all. Responsibility was the price every man must pay for freedom. It was to be had on no other terms.“

—  Edith Hamilton American teacher and writer 1867 - 1963
The Echo of Greece (1957), Context: What the people wanted was a government which would provide a comfortable life for them, and with this as the foremost object ideas of freedom and self-reliance and service to the community were obscured to the point of disappearing. Athens was more and more looked on as a co-operative business, possessed of great wealth, in which all citizens had a right to share... Athens had reached the point of rejecting independence, and the freedom she now wanted was freedom from responsibility. There could be only one result... If men insisted on being free from the burden of a life that was self-dependent and also responsible for the common good, they would cease to be free at all. Responsibility was the price every man must pay for freedom. It was to be had on no other terms.

Isabel Allende Foto
Dante Alighieri Foto

„Here one must leave behind all hesitation;
here every cowardice must meet its death.“

—  Dante Alighieri, buch Dantes Inferno
The Divine Comedy (c. 1308–1321), Inferno, Canto III, lines 14–15 (tr. Mandelbaum).

Khaled Hosseini Foto
Samuel Francis Smith Foto
Rick Riordan Foto
Andrew Jackson Foto

„But you must remember, my fellow-citizens, that eternal vigilance by the people is the price of liberty, and that you must pay the price if you wish to secure the blessing.“

—  Andrew Jackson American general and politician, 7th president of the United States 1767 - 1845
1830s, Farewell Address, (4 March 1837), recalling what, by then, had reached the status of a proverb.

Sarah McLachlan Foto

„I will remember you;
Will you remember me?
Don't let your life pass you by;
Weep not for the memories.“

—  Sarah McLachlan Canadian musician, singer, and songwriter 1968
Song lyrics, The Brothers McMullen soundtrack (1995), I Will Remember You, written by Sarah McLachlan, Séamus Egan and Dave Merenda

„Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetuer adipiscing elit. Etiam egestas wisi a erat. Morbi imperdiet, mauris ac auctor dictum.“