„‘By the second half of the nineteenth century, the importance of light and space as both metaphors or, and habitations for, the human self, or “the substance called the mind”, is absolute, especially with Tagore, who, in a letter in 1894 to his niece, would demand, not political freedom … but “more light, more space”.’“

Clearing a Space (2008)

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—  Robert Barro American classical macroeconomist 1944

In that work, he proposed many policies that are harmonious with free markets and are receiving serious attention in the United States and other countries. This list includes school choice, the flat-rate income tax, rules for monetary stability, privatized social security, and the elimination of affirmative-action programs.
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„Having served for nearly half a century in the House of Commons, I now want more time to devote to politics and more freedom to do so.“

—  Tony Benn British Labour Party politician 1925 - 2014

Paul Waugh, "Benn retires to spend more time with his politics", The Independent, 28 June 1999, p. 5.

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„Every single living human being who encountered the first ray of light of this new century will pass away this century“

—  He Xuntian Chinese musician 1953

Passing By the Earth (1999)
Original: (zh) 遭遇新世纪第一缕阳光的全人类所有活着的人都将会在本世纪死去

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„The minds of some of our statesmen, like the pupil of the human eye, contract themselves the more, the stronger light there is shed upon them.“

—  Thomas Moore Irish poet, singer and songwriter 1779 - 1852

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„Man will not always stay on Earth; the pursuit of light and space will lead him to penetrate the bounds of the atmosphere, timidly at first, but in the end to conquer the whole of solar space.“

—  Konstantin Tsiolkovsky Russian and Soviet rocket scientist and pioneer of the astronautic theory 1857 - 1935

Original: (ru) Человечество не останется вечно на земле, но в погоне за светом и пространством сначала робко проникнет за пределы атмосферы, а затем завоюет себе все околосолнечное пространство
Quelle: from Воздухоплавание в наше время // Современный мир. — 1912. — № 7. — С. 260. (and His epitaph)
Quelle: Mentioned in Beyond the Planet Earth, by K. Tsiolkovsky (1920), translated by K. Syers (1960), reviewed by M. G. Whillans, Journal of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada, Vol. 55 (1961), p. 144 http://articles.adsabs.harvard.edu//full/seri/JRASC/0055//0000144.000.html

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„The taste for freedom, the fashion and cult of happiness of the majority that the nineteenth century is infatuated with, was only a heresy in his eyes that would pass like others.“

—  Stendhal, buch The Charterhouse of Parma

Le goût de la liberté, la mode et le culte du bonheur du plus grand nombre, dont le XIXe siècle s'est entiché, n'étaient à ses yeux qu'une hérésie qui passera comme les autres.
Quelle: La Chartreuse de Parme (The Charterhouse of Parma) (1839), Ch. 7

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