„If sinners were so unhappy, why would they prefer their suffering? But now I knew why. Without my wounds, who was I?“

—  Janet Fitch, buch White Oleander

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„without my wounds, who was i? my scars were my face, my past was my life.“

—  Janet Fitch, buch White Oleander

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„I'm boasting of my… skills, and I would prefer to do it without interruption.“

—  Cassandra Clare, buch Clockwork Angel

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„We now prefer the fantasy…We find comfort in the lies. I was the victim of that for so long. I imbibed everything. It led to a place where I became extremely unhappy. And now I question everything. I believe it’s a responsibility to do it.“

—  Gabriel Byrne Irish actor, film director, film producer, writer, cultural ambassador and audiobook narrator 1950

On how people forgo truthful living for lies in “Gabriel Byrne: 'There’s a shame about men speaking out. A sense that if you were abused, it was your fault'” https://www.theguardian.com/film/2020/nov/08/gabriel-byrne-its-an-obscenity-to-tell-innocent-children-theyre-going-to-hell in The Guardian (2020 Nov 8)

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„Unless I understand the Cross, I cannot understand why my commitment to what is right must be precedence over what I prefer.“

—  Ravi Zacharias Indian philosopher 1946

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Quelle: [I, Isaac, Take Thee, Rebekah: Moving from Romance to Lasting Love, 2005, 9781418515812, http://books.google.com/books?id=lhWCB2v3UlQC&pg=PA43&dq=%22Unless+I+understand+the+Cross%22, 43]

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„You were born with wings. Why prefer to crawl through life?“

—  Rumi Iranian poet 1207 - 1273

As quoted in Wisdom for the Soul : Five Millennia of Prescriptions for Spiritual Healing (2006) by Larry Chang, p. 26

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„I sometimes think that I enjoy suffering. But the truth is I would prefer something else.“

—  Fernando Pessoa Portuguese poet, writer, literary critic, translator, publisher and philosopher 1888 - 1935

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