„For you to love something, you must have seen and heard it for a long time, you idiots.“
Original: (fr) Pour que vous aimiez quelque chose il faut que vous l'ayez vu et entendu depuis longtemps tas d'idiots.
Quelle: Sign for a Dada festival (March 1920)
„It is spiritless to think that you cannot attain to that which you have seen and heard the masters attain. The masters are men. You are also a man. If you think that you will be inferior in doing something, you will be on that road very soon.“
— Tsunetomo Yamamoto, buch Hagakure
Quelle: Hagakure: The Book of the Samurai
— Ray Bradbury American writer 1920 - 2012
As quoted in Ray Bradbury: The Uncensored Biography (2006) by Gene Beley, p. 284
— Jonathan Safran Foer, buch Alles ist erleuchtet
Quelle: Everything Is Illuminated
— Anthony de Mello Indian writer 1931 - 1987
"The Land of Love", p. 172
Kontext: Understand the obstructions you are putting in the way of love, freedom, and happiness and they will drop. Turn on the light of awareness and the darkness will disappear. Happiness is not something you acquire; love is not something you produce; love is not something you have; love is something that has you.
— Bob Dylan, buch Writings and Drawings
Quelle: Writings and Drawings
„Have you seen anything strange about him?
Strange? He insists on inhabiting an melting earth - isn't that strange enough without splitting hairs?
He seems to be two different people. His personality switches from second to second. I heard something about it a long time ago….. what was it again?“
— John Burdett British crime novelist 1951
The Odd Case of Dr Jenak, Ch. 24.
„I've been saying it so long to you, you just wouldn't listen. Every time you said 'Farm Boy do this' you thought I was answering 'As you wish' but that's only because you were hearing wrong. 'I love you' was what it was, but you never heard.“
— William Goldman, buch The Princess Bride
Quelle: The Princess Bride
— Craig Groeschel American priest 1967
It – How Churches and Leaders Can Get It and Keep It (2008, Zondervan)
— Nick Carter singer from the United States 1980
— George Orwell, buch Farm der Tiere
Quelle: Animal Farm
— Thomas Jefferson 3rd President of the United States of America 1743 - 1826
Not found in Jefferson's writings, according to the Jefferson Monticello center https://www.monticello.org/site/research-and-collections/if-you-want-something-you-have-never-had-quotation. First known appearance in print is from 2004.
„Leave the beaten track occasionally and dive into the woods. Every time you do so you will find something you have never seen before. Follow it up, explore around it, and before you know it, you will have something to think about to occupy your mind. All really big discoveries are the result of thought.“
— Alexander Graham Bell scientist and inventor known for his work on the telephone 1847 - 1922
Engraving at Bell Labs as quoted in Comprehending and Decoding the Cosmos: Discovering Solutions to Over a Dozen Cosmic Mysteries by Jerome Drexler (2006). p. viii.
„I like to think of it as like watching The Godfather...You might have seen it 1,000 times, but when it comes on it makes you stop. Each time you see it, you find something different. That’s what I want people to get from my music.“
— Rubén Blades Panamanian musician, singer, composer, actor, activist, and politician 1948
On comparing the longevity of his music to The Godfather in "Forty Years Into His Career, Rubén Blades is Still Building Bridges & Inspiring Change" https://daily.bandcamp.com/2018/07/03/ruben-blades-music-interview/ in bandcamp daily
— Elizabeth Goudge, buch Green Dolphin Street
Quelle: Green Dolphin Street
— Marisha Pessl American writer 1977
Quelle: Night Film