„On that subject I am coy.“

—  Aaron Burr

Last words; Burr was an atheist. His last words were a response to the efforts of his friend, Reverend P.J. Van Pelt, to get Burr to state that there was a God. Reported in Holmes Moss Alexander, Aaron Burr: The Proud Pretender‎ (1937), p. 356.

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Aaron Burr
amerikanischer Politiker, dritter Vizepräsident der Vereini… 1756 - 1836

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„I am not a joking subject!“

—  Moses Golola Kick Boxer, Eating Champion 1980

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„I am as desirous of being a good neighbor as I am of being a bad subject.“

—  Henry David Thoreau, buch Über die Pflicht zum Ungehorsam gegen den Staat

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„I paint myself because I am so often alone and because I am the subject I know best.“

—  Frida Kahlo Mexican painter 1907 - 1954

Quoted from: Antonio Rodríguez, "Una pintora extraordinaria," Así (17 March 1945)
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Variante: I paint self-portraits because I am so often alone, because I am the person I know best.

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„Who am I? Subject and object in one — contemplating and contemplated, thinking and thought of. As both must I have become what I am.“

—  Johann Gottlieb Fichte, buch Die Bestimmung des Menschen

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The Vocation of Man (1800), Faith

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„Wherever I am, I am Love, no less
among these shepherds than with nobility.
And inequalities of subjects to my rule
I balance as I please.“

—  Torquato Tasso, Aminta

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Ne'pastori non men, che ne gli heroi;
E la disagguaglianza de'soggetti,
Come à me piace, agguaglio.
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„[I am] A Subject and born to obey laws…The trial of all laws only consisteth in honest and probable witness.“

—  Thomas Cromwell, 1st Earl of Essex English statesman and chief minister to King Henry VIII of England 1485 - 1540

Quelle: Letter to Henry VIII (30 June 1540), quoted in Roger Bigelow Merriman, Life and Letters of Thomas Cromwell, Volume II: Letters from 1536, Notes, Index (1902), p. 273

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„I am not ashamed or afraid to say that I wish more sympathy had been shown on both sides towards the Chartists. … I am not ashamed to say that I sympathise with millions of my fellow-subjects.“

—  Benjamin Disraeli British Conservative politician, writer, aristocrat and Prime Minister 1804 - 1881

Speech in the House of Commons (28 January 1840), quoted in William Flavelle Monypenny and George Earle Buckle, The Life of Benjamin Disraeli, Earl of Beaconsfield. Volume I. 1804–1859 (London: John Murray, 1929), p. 485

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Augustus De Morgan Foto

„I am far from saying that this Treatise will be easy; the subject is a difficult one, as all know who have tried it.“

—  Augustus De Morgan British mathematician, philosopher and university teacher (1806-1871) 1806 - 1871

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„They have only three tactics: S. I. N. They shift the subject, they ignore the facts, and they name-call. Am I right? That's all they do.“

—  Herman Cain American writer, businessman and activist 1945

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„I am happy enough to think I have the present the real love of my subjects, and lay it down for certain that if I do not show them that I will not permit Ministers to trample on me, that my subjects will in time come to esteem me unworthy of the Crown I wear.“

—  George III of the United Kingdom King of Great Britain and King of Ireland 1738 - 1820

Quelle: Letter to the Earl of Bute (November 1760), quoted in Letters from George III to Lord Bute, 1756–1766, ed. Romney Sedgwick (1939), p. 50

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„The very phrase "foreign affairs" makes an Englishman convinced that I am about to treat of subjects with which he has no concern.“

—  Benjamin Disraeli British Conservative politician, writer, aristocrat and Prime Minister 1804 - 1881

Quelle: Speech to the Conservatives of Manchester (3 April 1872), quoted in William Flavelle Monypenny and George Earle Buckle, The Life of Benjamin Disraeli, Earl of Beaconsfield. Volume II. 1860–1881 (London: John Murray, 1929), p. 531.

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