„I arrived there straight from Africa“

—  Kofi Annan

and I can tell you, Minnesota soon taught me the value of a thick overcoat, a warm scarf and even ear-muffs!
Farewell Speech (2006)

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ghanaischer Diplomat und ehemaliger UN-Generalsekretär 1938 - 2018

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„I do not think discursively. It is not so much that I arrive at truth as that I take my start from it.“

—  Nikolai Berdyaev Russian philosopher 1874 - 1948

Introduction
The Beginning and the End (1947)

Roger Ebert Foto

„I know aliens from other worlds are required to arrive in New Mexico, but why stay there?“

—  Roger Ebert American film critic, author, journalist, and TV presenter 1942 - 2013

Review http://www.rogerebert.com/reviews/thor-2011 of Thor (10 May 2011)
Reviews, One-and-a-half star reviews

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„Cuba came from a dictatorship, and I arrived at the presidency after being senator for 25 years.“

—  Salvador Allende Chilean physician and politician 1908 - 1973

Interview with Saul Landau (1971)
Kontext: I have been to Cuba many times. I have spoken many times with Fidel Castro and got to know Commander Ernesto Guevara well enough. I know Cuba's leaders and their struggle. It has been difficult to overcome the blockade. But the reality in Cuba is very different from that in Chile. Cuba came from a dictatorship, and I arrived at the presidency after being senator for 25 years.

„Neo-China arrives from the future.“

—  Nick Land British philosopher 1962

"Meltdown" http://www.ccru.net/swarm1/1_melt.htm (1994)
Variante: Nothing human makes it out of the near-future.

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„i walk slowly, like one who comes from so far away he doesn't expect to arrive.“

—  Jorge Luis Borges Argentine short-story writer, essayist, poet and translator, and a key figure in Spanish language literature 1899 - 1986

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„I love to travel, but I hate to arrive.“

—  Albert Einstein German-born physicist and founder of the theory of relativity 1879 - 1955

A comment of Einstein's recalled by John Wheeler in Albert Einstein: His influence on physics, philosophy and politics edited by Peter C. Aichelburg, Roman Ulrich Sexl, and Peter Gabriel Bergmann (1979), p. 202
Attributed in posthumous publications

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„I felt a kind of vertigo, as if I were merely plunging from one world to another, and in each I arrived shortly after the end of the world had taken place.“

—  Italo Calvino Italian journalist and writer of short stories and novels 1923 - 1985

Quelle: If on a Winter's Night a Traveler

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„I travel, always arriving in the same place.“

—  Dejan Stojanovic poet, writer, and businessman 1959

"Citizens of the City of Light," p. 27
The Shape (2000), Sequence: “Happiness of Atoms”

Zora Neale Hurston Foto

„In the cool afternoon the fiend from hell specifically sent to lovers arrived at Janie's ear. Doubt.“

—  Zora Neale Hurston, buch Their Eyes Were Watching God

Quelle: Their Eyes Were Watching God

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„Beyond myself, somewhere,
I wait for my arrival.“

—  Octavio Paz Mexican writer laureated with the 1990 Nobel Prize for Literature 1914 - 1998

Quelle: The Collected Poems, 1957-1987

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„You who never arrived
in my arms, Beloved, who were lost
from the start,
I don't even know what songs
would please you.“

—  Rainer Maria Rilke Austrian poet and writer 1875 - 1926

You Who Never Arrived (as translated by Stephen Mitchell) (1913-1914)
Kontext: You who never arrived
in my arms, Beloved, who were lost
from the start,
I don't even know what songs
would please you. I have given up trying
to recognize you in the surging wave of the next
moment.

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