„I read once that you need two things to be happy: any two of health, money, and love. You can cover the absense of one with the other two… But now I realized this was unmitigated bullshit, because health and money did not compare with love at all.“

—  Max Barry, buch Machine Man

Quelle: Machine Man

Letzte Aktualisierung 3. Juni 2021. Geschichte
Max Barry Foto
Max Barry5
australischer Schriftsteller 1973

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Giacomo Casanova Foto

„I loved, I was loved, my health was good, I had a great deal of money, and I spent it, I was happy and I confessed it to myself.“

—  Giacomo Casanova Italian adventurer and author from the Republic of Venice 1725 - 1798

History of My Life (trans. Trask 1967), 1997 reprint, v. 8, chapter 10, p. 274

„I came into the world with two priceless advantages: good health and a love of learning.“

—  Louis L'Amour Novelist, short story writer 1908 - 1988

Quelle: Education of a Wandering Man (1989), Ch. 1
Kontext: My own education, which is the one I know most about, has been haphazard, a hit-and-miss affair that was and continues to be thoroughly delightful.
I came into the world with two priceless advantages: good health and a love of learning. When I left school at the age of fifteen I was halfway through the tenth grade. I left for two reasons, economic necessity being the first of them. More important was that school was interfering with my education.

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Leslie Feist Foto

„One, two, three, four, five, six, nine, and ten
Money can't buy you back the love that you had then.“

—  Leslie Feist Canadian musician 1976

"1 2 3 4" (written with Sally Seltmann)
The Reminder (2007)

Samuel Johnson Foto

„I have two very cogent reasons for not printing any list of subscribers; — one, that I have lost all the names, — the other, that I have spent all the money.“

—  Samuel Johnson English writer 1709 - 1784

1781, p. 477, Referring to subscribers to his edition of The Plays of William Shakespeare, with Notes (1765)
Life of Samuel Johnson (1791), Vol IV

Julian Barnes Foto
Ingrid Bergman Foto

„What is happiness? It depends on two assets, which fortunately I have. They are good health and a short memory.“

—  Ingrid Bergman Film actress from Sweden 1915 - 1982

Quelle: The Real and the Unreal (1961) by Bill Davidson, p. 174

Anne Bradstreet Foto
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Charles Bukowski Foto

„I was fairly poor
but most of my money went
for wine and
classical music.
I loved to mix the two

—  Charles Bukowski American writer 1920 - 1994

Quelle: The Last Night of the Earth Poems

André Derain Foto

„I have found a boat, small with two sails, that would make me happy. Unfortunately, I need one hundred francs.... and I haven't got it! If you want, I could give you two canvases which you could sell, just to make you some many and you could give me the hundred francs... Kahnweiler [Paris' art-dealer] is the only one who gives me money, and just what we need to live on.“

—  André Derain French painter and engraver 1880 - 1954

Quote from Derain's letter, 23 August 1909 to Maurice de Vlaminck, in Lettres à Vlaminck, p. 205; as cited and translated in 'Report: André Derain's 'Trees by a Lake', by F. Whitlum-Cooper and Cleo Nisse http://courtauld.ac.uk/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/Report-Derain-by-F-Whitlum-Cooper-and-Cleo-Nisse.compressed.pdf, p. 10 - note 8

Lev Yashin Foto

„I never wanted two things: money or to live outside Soviet Union.“

—  Lev Yashin Soviet association football player 1929 - 1990

As quoted in Lev Yashin, the impregnable Spider https://www.fifa.com/news/lev-yashin-the-impregnable-spider.

Bertrand Russell Foto

„There are two motives for reading a book: one, that you enjoy it; the other, that you can boast about it.“

—  Bertrand Russell logician, one of the first analytic philosophers and political activist 1872 - 1970

1930s, The Conquest of Happiness (1930)

Henry Hill Foto

„If you can't love two people at once, there's something wrong with you.“

—  Henry Hill Mobster 1943 - 2012

Mafia king on the straight and narrow, Heather Alexander, 2008-03-29, 2008-03-31, BBC News http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/entertainment/7319520.stm,

Alessandro Baricco Foto
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Stephen King Foto
Menander Foto

„Health and intellect are the two blessings of life.“

—  Menander Athenian playwright of New Comedy -342 - -291 v.Chr


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