„I think it is especially fitting that I do that here in the house that honours the legacy of Harry S Truman.“

—  Kofi Annan

If FDR [Franklin D Roosevelt] was the architect of the United Nations, President Truman was the master-builder, and the faithful champion of the Organisation in its first years, when it had to face quite different problems from the ones FDR had expected.
Farewell Speech (2006)

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ghanaischer Diplomat und ehemaliger UN-Generalsekretär 1938 - 2018

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„I think we've done more than perhaps any president in the first 100 days…. Not since [President] Harry Truman has anybody done so much.“

—  Donald J. Trump 45th President of the United States of America 1946

Interview with President Trump, "Full interview with President Trump on his first 100 days" http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/full-interview-with-president-trump-on-his-first-100-days/article/2621516, 28 April 2017.
2010s, 2017, April

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„The most intimidating part for me has to do with the whole legacy, and knowing it is a legacy in line with the Christian tradition. I think about Abraham and his son Isaac, and it's kind of frightening.“

—  Bernice King American minister, daughter of Martin Luther King, Jr. 1963

Statements on preaching (18 January 1992) http://articles.latimes.com/1992-01-18/entertainment/ca-162_1_martin-luther-king

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„It seems no matter what I read I think "this is not harry potter."“

—  Hank Green American vlogger 1980

This is not Harry Potter http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lFZaCxfiUHs
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„He was a fairly competent chairman of Housing [on Lambeth Council]. Every time he gets up now I keep thinking, "What on earth is Councillor Major doing?" I can't believe he's here and sometimes I think he can't either.“

—  John Major Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom 1943

Tony Banks, The Right Hon wag http://www.guardian.co.uk/g2/story/0,,1682818,00.html, The Guardian, 10 January 2006

„He was a fairly competent chairman of Housing [on Lambeth Council]. Every time he gets up now I keep thinking, "What on earth is Councillor Major doing?" I can't believe he's here and sometimes I think he can't either.“

—  Tony Banks British politician 1942 - 2006

The Right Hon wag http://www.guardian.co.uk/g2/story/0,,1682818,00.html, The Guardian, 10 January 2006.
on seeing John Major in the House of Commons as Prime Minister.

Thich Nhat Hanh Foto

„The Three Kinds of Pride are: (1) thinking I am better than the other(s); (2) thinking I am worse than the other(s); and (3) thinking I am just as good as the other(s).“

—  Thich Nhat Hanh Religious leader and peace activist 1926

Quelle: The Heart of the Buddha's Teaching: Transforming Suffering into Peace, Joy, and Liberation

Anthony Doerr Foto

„A shell screams over the house. He thinks: I only want to sit here with her for a thousand hours.“

—  Anthony Doerr, buch All the Light We Cannot See

Quelle: All the Light We Cannot See

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„So what are we saying?
Our Eden's a failure.
A made-up story to fit the picture-perfect world.
The one with "I do"s and "I love you."
And "we are made for each other."“

—  Sarah McLachlan Canadian musician, singer, and songwriter 1968

Is forever over now?
U Want Me 2, written by Sarah McLachlan and Pierre Marchand
Song lyrics, Closer: The Best of Sarah McLachlan (2008)

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„Harry: No, I don't think you're paranoid. I think you're the opposite of paranoid. I think you walk around with the insane delusion that people like you.“

—  Woody Allen American screenwriter, director, actor, comedian, author, playwright, and musician 1935

Deconstructing Harry (1997)

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„I think there is a strong reason for having PR as the method of election to the House of Lords because I do not think anyone would want to reproduce the House of Commons of the day in the second Chamber.“

—  Alec Douglas-Home Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom 1903 - 1995

Press conference at Conservative Central Office (20 March 1978), quoted in The Times (21 March 1978), p. 2
Later life

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„Let them scoff as they see fit! I will never compromise what I consider my art, especially for the sake of gain!“

—  Jack Vance, buch Showboat World

“For the sake of gain I’d compromise the art of my grandmother,” muttered Zamp under his breath.
Quelle: Showboat World (1975), Chapter 14 (p. 168)

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„Men make it such a point of honour to be fit for business that they forget to examine whether business is fit for a man.“

—  George Savile, 1st Marquess of Halifax English politician 1633 - 1695

Political, Moral, and Miscellaneous Reflections (1750), Moral Thoughts and Reflections

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