„Most people spend their entire lives on a fantasy island called “Someday I’ll”“

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„Advertising reaches out to touch the fantasy part of people's lives. And you know, most people's fantasies are pretty sad.“

—  Frederik Pohl American science fiction writer and editor 1919 - 2013

The Way The Future Was, (autobiography, 1978)

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„Most people live in a half-dream all their lives and call it reality.“

—  John Steinbeck, buch The Acts of King Arthur and His Noble Knights

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„No man is an island, entire of itself.“

—  John Donne English poet 1572 - 1631

Quelle: No man is an island – A selection from the prose

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„All people live in a fantasy in which they are the main character.“

—  Keiichi Sigsawa Japanese writer 1972

Quelle: Kino no Tabi: The Beautiful World

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„As a child, everyone dreams of finding treasure. There’s romance and drama. But as an adult most people aren’t going to spend their lives trying to find it.“

—  E. Lee Spence German anthropologist, photographer, archaeologist, historian, photojournalist and academic 1947

Diving Into Sunken-Treasure Investing http://www.cnbc.com/id/39342234, CNBC Special Report by Shelly K. Scwartz, Published: October 18, 2010.

„Such short little lives our pets have to spend with us, and they spend most of it waiting for us to come home each day.“

—  John Grogan American journalist 1958

Quelle: Marley and Me: Life and Love With the World's Worst Dog

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„It is not uncommon for people to spend their whole life waiting to start living.“

—  Eckhart Tolle German writer 1948

Quelle: The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment

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„I believe in one day and someday and this perfect moment called.“

—  Jacqueline Woodson, buch Brown Girl Dreaming

Quelle: Brown Girl Dreaming

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„The problem is that most people spend their lives looking but not truly seeing, or, as Sherlock Holmes, the meticulous English detective, declared to his partner, Dr. Watson, “You see, but you do not observe.“

—  Joe Navarro Author, professional speaker, ex-FBI agent and supervisor 1953

Quelle: What Every Body is Saying: An Ex-FBI Agent's Guide to Speed-Reading People

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„It makes me wonder, Do we spend most of our days trying to remember or forget things? Do we spend most of our time running towards or away from our lives? I don't know.“

—  Markus Zusak, buch Fighting Ruben Wolfe

Variante: Do we spend most of our days trying to remember or to forget? Do we spend most of our time running towards or away from our lives?
Quelle: Fighting Ruben Wolfe

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„The living expression of the nation is the collective consciousness in motion of the entire people.“

—  Frantz Fanon, buch The Wretched of the Earth

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„Someday, somehow, I am going to do something useful, something for people. They are, most of them, so helpless, so hurt and so unhappy.“

—  Edith Cavell British nurse 1865 - 1915

As quoted in The Economist (15 October 2010), p. 107

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