„Southerners love a good tale. They are born reciters, great memory retainers, diary keepers, letter exchangers… great talkers.“

Letzte Aktualisierung 3. Juni 2021. Geschichte
Eudora Welty Foto
Eudora Welty1
US-amerikanische Schriftstellerin, Fotografin und Pulitzer-… 1909 - 2001

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„Unlike most great talkers, the rooks are good workers, too.“

—  Flora Thompson English author and poet 1876 - 1947

February Chapter The Peverel Papers - A yearbook of the countryside ed Julian Shuckburgh Century Hutchinson 1986
The Peverel Papers

Art Spiegelman Foto

„A manifesto, a diary, a crumpled suicide note, and a still relevant love letter.“

—  Art Spiegelman cartoonist from the United States 1948

On his work Breakdowns : A Portrait of the Artist as a Young %@?*! (1978; 2008) as quoted in "Art Spiegelman on ‘Breakdowns’ Redux and the Dark Side of Tina Fey" by Rebecca Milzoff in New York magazine (8 October 2008) http://nymag.com/daily/entertainment/2008/10/art_spiegelman_on_breakdowns_r.html.

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Molière Foto

„He's a wonderful talker, who has the art
Of telling you nothing in a great harangue.“

—  Molière, Der Menschenfeind

C'est un parleur étrange, et qui trouve toujours
L'art de ne vous rien dire avec de grands discours.
Act II, sc. iv
Le Misanthrope (1666)

Gore Vidal Foto
Elbert Hubbard Foto

„A retentive memory may be a good thing, but the ability to forget is the true token of greatness.“

—  Elbert Hubbard American writer, publisher, artist, and philosopher fue el escritor del jarron azul 1856 - 1915

Muhammad Foto
Oscar Wilde Foto

„Memory is the diary that we all carry about with us.“

—  Oscar Wilde, The Importance of Being Earnest

Miss Prism, Act II
The Importance of Being Earnest (1895)

Mario Puzo Foto

„Great men are not born great, they grow great…“

—  Mario Puzo, The Godfather

Quelle: The Godfather

Jean Jacques Rousseau Foto
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Donald J. Trump Foto

„I will build a great, great wall on our southern border, and I will have Mexico pay for that wall. Mark my words.“

—  Donald J. Trump 45th President of the United States of America 1946

Campaign launch rally, 15/6/15
2010s, 2015

Oscar Wilde Foto
William Shakespeare Foto

„I would like a bat with the words WHAT A ROTTEN WICKET-KEEPER stamped in large letters on the back of it.“

—  Herbert Farjeon American playwright, theater manager, critic, and researcher (1887–1945) 1879 - 1972

Herbert Farjeon's Cricket Bag

Ralph Waldo Emerson Foto

„A great man quotes bravely, and will not draw on his invention when his memory serves him with a word just as good.“

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

1870s, Society and Solitude (1870), Quotation and Originality

William Shakespeare Foto

„Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon 'em.“

—  William Shakespeare, Twelfth Night

Malvolio, Act II, scene v.
Variante: Some are born great, others achieve greatness.
Quelle: Twelfth Night (1601)

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