„There ain't no such thing as civilization.“

—  Henry Miller, buch The Colossus of Maroussi

Quelle: The Colossus of Maroussi (1941) Part 2, p. 144

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US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller und Maler 1891 - 1980

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„Commodore Marlin: My friend, I ask you a plain civil question; will you give me a plain, civil answer?
Sam Slick: Thinks to myself, Commodore, the question is civil enough, but you ain't civil, and your manner ain't civil.“

—  Thomas Chandler Haliburton Canadian-British politician, judge, and author 1796 - 1865

Sam Slick's wise saws and modern instances: or, What he said, did, or invented, Volumen 1 https://archive.org/details/samslickswisesaw00haliuoft (1853), p. 185, Hurst and Blackett.

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„It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing).“

—  Duke Ellington American jazz musician, composer and band leader 1899 - 1974

Song title (1932).

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„Ain't no words for the things I'm feeling
ain't no tongue can tell
no name for the song my soul's revealing
and all is very well…“

—  Mike Scott songwriter, musician 1958

"Ain't No Words for the Things I'm Feeling"
Universal Hall (2003)

„Killing a park ranger in Alaska ain't the same thing as murder.“

—  Dana Stabenow American writer 1952

A Cold Day for Murder

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Tom Petty Foto

„I'm learning to fly,
But I ain't got wings.
Coming down
Is the hardest thing.“

—  Tom Petty American musician 1950 - 2017

Learning to Fly, written with Jeff Lynne
Lyrics, Into The Great Wide Open (1991)

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„When you believe in things that you don't understand,
Then you suffer,
Superstition ain't the way.“

—  Stevie Wonder American musician 1950

Song lyrics, Talking Book (1972)

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„Woo ah, mercy mercy me.
Ah things ain't what they used to be, no no.
Where did all the blue skies go?“

—  Marvin Gaye American singer-songwriter and musician 1939 - 1984

Mercy Mercy Me.
Song lyrics, What's Going On (1971)

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„Things added to things, as statistics, civil history, are inventories. Things used as language are inexhaustibly attractive.“

—  Ralph Waldo Emerson American philosopher, essayist, and poet 1803 - 1882

Plato; or, The Philosopher
1850s, Representative Men (1850)

John Lennon Foto

„Christ, you know it ain't easy
You know how hard it can be.
The way things are going,
they're going to crucify me.“

—  John Lennon English singer and songwriter 1940 - 1980

"Ballad of John and Yoko" (1969)

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„Thing about civilization, it’s what keeps people civil. You get rid of one, you can’t count on the other.“

—  Daniel Abraham speculative fiction writer from the United States 1969

Quelle: Nemesis Games (2015), Chapter 30 (p. 316)

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„I expect that Woman will be the last thing civilized by Man.“

—  George Meredith, buch The Ordeal of Richard Feverel

Quelle: The Ordeal of Richard Feverel http://www.gutenberg.org/files/4412/4412.txt (1859), Ch. 1.

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„There's no such thing as civilization. The word just means the art of living in cities.“

—  Roger Zelazny American speculative fiction writer 1937 - 1995

Quelle: The Great Book of Amber

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