„The thing is, the only real sign of life is growth. And growth requires pain. So to choose life is to accept pain.“

Quelle: The Walk

Letzte Aktualisierung 3. Juni 2021. Geschichte
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Richard Paul Evans
US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller 1962

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„Growth is the only evidence of life.“

—  John Henry Newman English cleric and cardinal 1801 - 1890

Apologia pro Vita Sua http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/mod/newman/apologia1.html (1864).

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„In most cases learning something essential in life requires physical pain.“

—  Haruki Murakami, buch What I Talk About When I Talk About Running

Quelle: What I Talk About When I Talk About Running

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„Nature shows that with the growth of intelligence comes increased capacity for pain, and it is only with the highest degree of intelligence that suffering reaches its supreme point.“

—  Arthur Schopenhauer, buch Parerga und Paralipomena

...in der ganzen Natur, mit dem Grad der Intelligenz die Fähigkeit zum Schmerze sich steigert, also ebenfalls erst hier ihre höchste Stufe erreicht.
The Wisdom of Life. Chapter II. Personality, or What a Man Is: Footnote 19
Parerga and Paralipomena (1851), Not yet placed by volume, chapter or section

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„The growth of the mind is the widening of the range of consciousness, and … each step forward has been a most painful and laborious achievement.“

—  C.G. Jung Swiss psychiatrist and psychotherapist who founded analytical psychology 1875 - 1961

Quelle: Contributions to Analytical Psychology (1928), p. 340

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„Life is all about mistakes. It is constant change and growth“

—  Neale Donald Walsch American writer 1943

Quelle: Conversations with God: An Uncommon Dialogue, Book 1

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Geoffrey West Foto

„Once we started to urbanize, we put ourselves on this treadmill. We traded away stability for growth. And growth requires change.“

—  Geoffrey West British physicist 1940

Quelle: Jonah Lehredec. " A Physicist Solves the City http://www.nytimes.com/2010/12/19/magazine/19Urban_West-t.html?pagewanted=5&_r=1," in www.nytimes.com. Dec 17, 2010.

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„Oh pain! Oh pain! Time eats life.“

—  Charles Baudelaire, buch Les Fleurs du mal

Ô douleur! ô douleur! Le Temps mange la vie.
"L’Ennemi" [The Enemy] http://fr.wikisource.org/wiki/Les_Fleurs_du_mal/1857/L%E2%80%99Ennemi
Variant translations:
Oh pain! Oh pain! Time eats our lives.
Oh pain! Oh pain! Time is eating away my life.
Les fleurs du mal (Flowers of Evil) (1857)

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„The recent growth of interest in political matters in Australia is by no means a sign of social health.“

—  Elton Mayo Australian academic 1880 - 1949

Quelle: Democracy and freedom. 1919, p. 43; Cited in: John Cunningham Wood, Michael C. Wood (eds). George Elton Mayo: Critical Evaluations in Business and Management, Volume 1. 2004, p. 78

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„The growth of new ideas is more difficult and lengthy the deeper they are rotted in life. Resistance to them is the more obsitnate and exasperated the more persistent their growth is.“

—  Naum Gabo Russian sculptor 1890 - 1977

Quote in: Herschel Browning Chipp (1968) Theories of Modern Art. p. 330
1936 - 1977, Sculpture: Carving and Construction in Space' (1937)

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„If human thought is a growth, like all other growths, its logic is without foundation of its own, and is only the adjusting constructiveness of all other growing things.“

—  Charles Fort, buch Lo!

Pt 1, Ch. 4 http://www.resologist.net/lo104.htm
Lo! (1931)
Kontext: If human thought is a growth, like all other growths, its logic is without foundation of its own, and is only the adjusting constructiveness of all other growing things. A tree can not find out, as it were, how to blossom, until comes blossom-time. A social growth cannot find out the use of steam engines, until comes steam-engine-time. For whatever is supposed to be meant by progress, there is no need in human minds for standards of their own: this is in the sense that no part of a growing plant needs guidance of its own devising, nor special knowledge of its own as to how to become a leaf or a root. It needs no base of its own, because the relative wholeness of the plant is relative baseness to its parts. At the same time, in the midst of this theory of submergence, I do not accept that human minds are absolute nonentities, just as I do not accept that a leaf, or a root, of a plant, though so dependent upon a main body, and so clearly only a part, is absolutely without something of an individualizing touch of its own.
It is the problem of continuity-discontinuity, which perhaps I shall have to take up sometime.

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