„What are you so sad about? We're going to know him for the rest of our lives.“

—  Melina Marchetta, buch On the Jellicoe Road

Quelle: On the Jellicoe Road

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„What did you expect? I don't know why we're so surprised. When you put your foot on a man's neck and hold him down for three hundred years, and then you let him up, what's he going to do? He's going to knock your block off.“

—  Lyndon B. Johnson American politician, 36th president of the United States (in office from 1963 to 1969) 1908 - 1973

Regarding rioting (1968), as quoted in Judgment days: Lyndon Baines Johnson, Martin Luther King, Jr., and the laws that changed America (2005), by Nick Kotz, Boston: Houghton Mifflin. p. 417.
1960s

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„We're not outside the world, yoz. You know? We are the world. We're its language. So we live and it lives. You see?“

—  Ursula K. Le Guin, Hainish Cycle

Quelle: Hainish Cycle, The Telling (2000), Ch. 5 (p. 133)

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„That's what I always loved about comedy, it is a way for us to just, you know, to numb the pain, to process what we're going through.“

—  Trevor Noah South African comedian 1984

Quelle: Trevor Noah Was Low Key In Black Panther https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wC6V4gLAat4, June 2018

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„The rest of the people know the condition of the country, for they live in it, but Congress has no idea what is going on in America, so the President has to tell 'em.“

—  Will Rogers American humorist and entertainer 1879 - 1935

As quoted in Defending Liars : In Defense of President Bush and the War on Terror in Iraq (2006) by Howard L. Salter, p. 40
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„…I believe that we're going to win; I believe that -- and by the way, if I didn't think that, I wouldn't have our troops there. That's what you got to know. We're going to succeed.“

—  George W. Bush 43rd President of the United States 1946

In response to a question concerning Bush stating two months prior "Absolutely we're winning" in Iraq and then saying in the Washington Post "We're not winning, we're not losing." Press Conference http://georgewbush-whitehouse.archives.gov/news/releases/2006/12/20061220-1.html from the White House Indian Treaty Room (December 20, 2006)
2000s, 2006

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„The saddest kind of sad is the sad that tries not to be sad. You know, when Sad tries to bite its lip and not cry and smile and go, "No, I'm happy for you?"“

—  John Mayer guitarist and singer/songwriter 1977

That's when it's really sad.
Rolling Stone magazine/iTunes podcast (December 2005)
On the "chin-up sad" tone of one of his new songs on his upcoming album "Continuum"

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„When asked, "So, what are you going to do with the rest of your life?": "I'm going to be a jockey."“

—  David Lange New Zealand politician and 32nd Prime Minister of New Zealand 1942 - 2005

Lange was notably rotund.
Quelle: A New Zealand Dictionary of Political Quotations, p. 97.

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„You know I can't abide curse-words, but this time I'm going to use one because I am damn tired of hearing what Lee's going to do to us! Start thinking about what we're doing to do to him. Some of you think he's about to turn a double somersault and land in our rear and on both flanks at the same time.“

—  Ulysses S. Grant 18th President of the United States 1822 - 1885

North and South, Book II https://listenonrepeat.com/watch/?v=vopVVBiC80g#General_Grant_s_Strategies (1986).
In fiction, <span class="plainlinks"> North and South, Book II http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0090490/fullcredits?ref_=tt_cl_sm#cast (1986)</span>

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„[Tech] is unstoppable. We're getting more tech in our lives every day as we go to VR or AR and all of the machine learning and artificial intelligence and all the rest of it.“

—  Scott McNealy American businessman 1954

CNBC: "Silicon Valley pioneer Scott McNealy: Tech is 'unstoppable' and part of our lives more than ever" https://www.cnbc.com/2018/02/09/silicon-valley-pioneer-scott-mcnealy-tech-is-unstoppable.html (9 February 2018)

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