„I have the attention span of a rabbit on cocaine.“

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Frances Bean Cobain
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„He has the attention span of a hummingbird.“

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„He has the attention span of a bolt of lightning.“

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„I just love cocaine.“

—  John Belushi American comedian, actor, and musician 1949 - 1982

Quoted in: Bill Crawford . Adam Sandler: America's Comedian. 2015. p. 76

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„Attention spans get very weak at the speed of light, and that goes along with a very weak identity.“

—  Marshall McLuhan Canadian educator, philosopher, and scholar-- a professor of English literature, a literary critic, and a communicatio… 1911 - 1980

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„Among a certain class this winter, there wasn't a party in Delhi that didn't have cocaine.“

—  Maneka Gandhi Indian politician and activist 1956

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„The first step in making rabbit stew is catching the rabbit.“

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„I think I was once given cocaine but I sneezed so it didn't go up my nose. In fact, it may have been icing sugar.“

—  Boris Johnson British politician, historian and journalist 1964

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„What we proclaim is The Right to Well-Being: Well-Being for All!“

—  Peter Kropotkin Russian zoologist, evolutionary theorist, philosopher, scientist, revolutionary, economist, activist, geographer, writer 1842 - 1921

The Conquest of Bread (1907), p. 14 http://dwardmac.pitzer.edu/anarchist_archives/kropotkin/conquest/toc.html
Variant: All things for all men, since all men have need of them, since all men worked to produce them in the measure of their strength, and since it is not possible to evaluate everyone's part in the production of the world's wealth... All is for all!
This variant was probably produced by a combination of accidental as well as deliberate omission, rather than a separate translation.
Kontext: The means of production being the collective work of humanity, the product should be the collective property of the race. Individual appropriation is neither just nor serviceable. All belongs to all. All things are for all men, since all men have need of them, since all men have worked in the measure of their strength to produce them, and since it is not possible to evaluate every one's part in the production of the world's wealth.
All things are for all. Here is an immense stock of tools and implements; here are all those iron slaves which we call machines, which saw and plane, spin and weave for us, unmaking and remaking, working up raw matter to produce the marvels of our time. But nobody has the right to seize a single one of these machines and say, "This is mine; if you want to use it you must pay me a tax on each of your products," any more than the feudal lord of medieval times had the right to say to the peasant, "This hill, this meadow belong to me, and you must pay me a tax on every sheaf of corn you reap, on every rick you build."
All is for all! If the man and the woman bear their fair share of work, they have a right to their fair share of all that is produced by all, and that share is enough to secure them well-being. No more of such vague formulas as "The Right to work," or "To each the whole result of his labour." What we proclaim is The Right to Well-Being: Well-Being for All!

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„I had thought about cocaine in a kind of day-dream.“

—  Sigmund Freud, buch The Interpretation of Dreams

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