„The Basques are Argonauts with very fragile ships.“

Interview in Hegats 45 (2010), p. 197. ISSN 1130-2445

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—  Benedict Arnold Continental and later British Army general during the American Revolutionary War 1741 - 1801

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„A ship is safe in harbor, but that's not what ships are for.“

—  William Greenough Thayer Shedd American theologian 1820 - 1894

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„A ship in a harbor is safe, but that is not what a ship is built for.“

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—  Grace Hopper American computer scientist and United States Navy officer 1906 - 1992

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